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THE NEXT LEVEL: Julie Sabatino: The Stylish Bride

8/13/2018
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This episode of THE NEXT LEVEL is all about brides! Well, actually Julie Sabatino is all about brides and as the creator of The Stylish Bride, she performs a valuable service for brides. Julie's entire business model is based on providing a much-needed service for brides during a stressful time. Learn how she's made herself an invaluable part of any wedding! In this episode, Andy and Melissa discuss: Previous episodes mentioned: Mindy Weiss Sylvia Weinstock

Duration:00:17:55

Julie Sabatino: The Stylish Bride

8/13/2018
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On the most important day of a couple’s life,, family and friends gather to share a moment with two people committing their lives to one another. However, there’s one person everyone is going to be looking at all night—the bride. Selecting the right dress is one of the most stressful decisions in the whole process, as any bride will tell you. Julie Sabatino is here to take some of that stress off. Julie the original wedding fashion stylist and founder of The Stylish Bride Listen in...

Duration:00:47:32

THE NEXT LEVEL: Michele Hodges: Building a Referral Based Business

8/6/2018
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In this episode of THE NEXT LEVEL, Andy and Melissa unpack all of the lessons from Michele Hodges show. Michele shared exactly the steps she goes through when she plans an event, and then she also shared some of the unique aspects of her business - the fact that she has very little social media presence and mainly builds her customer base from referrals. There's a lot more to catch up on as Andy and Melissa also discuss: Previous Episodes Mentioned: Valerie Romanoff

Duration:00:18:55

Michele Hodges: Building A Successful Referral Based Business

8/6/2018
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The way the world runs today, it often feels as if it's impossible to make it in the Wedding Business without a strong social media presence as well as participating in a plethora of networking events. While it may seem like the only way to stay relevant these days, Michele Hodges is here to share otherwise. Michele is here to share how she never intended to fall into Event Planning, and her secret on how she’s managed to do well in the field. Show Highlights:

Duration:00:50:45

THE NEXT LEVEL: Christian Oth: Innovative Wedding Photojournalism

7/30/2018
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We know it isn't just luck that separates the most successful entrepreneurs in our industry from the rest of the pack. Success leaves clues and we are uncovering those clues to success on every single episode of THE NEXT LEVEL! Today, Andy and Melissa dive into the amazing Christian Oth interview! Christian was so open about sharing his keys to success and he was amazingly open about his tough road to the top! It hasn't been without challenges. Listen in as Andy and Melissa...

Duration:00:17:18

Christian Oth: Innovative Wedding Photojournalism

7/30/2018
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As any Creative knows, getting started can be a challenge. Christian Oth is no stranger to the effort that goes into success. He moved to New York City when he was 19 years old in order to go to photography school, and he went from having to pawn his only camera, to owning his own wedding photography business. Today, Christian sits down with Andy to tell his story and to offer advice to aspiring photographers and Creatives. Show Notes: How Christian knew he wanted to be a photographer...

Duration:00:48:19

THE NEXT LEVEL: Roy Yamaguchi: Cuisine, Culture & Community

7/23/2018
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In today's episode, Andy and Melissa dive a little deeper into Chef Roy Yamaguchi's interview on The Wedding Biz. Roy is our first Chef to appear on the show and he really brought the value. In this episode we discuss: Previous Episodes Discussed: Preston Bailey Christian Oth - coming soon!

Duration:00:14:54

Chef Roy Yamaguchi: Cuisine, Culture & Community

7/23/2018
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On today’s episode, Andy shares with us the honor of sitting down with renowned Chef Roy Yamaguchi, as he shares his story. Chef Roy shares his experiences from coming to the United States for the first time to attend culinary school, starting his first restaurant in Los Angeles, and finally creating Roy’s in Hawaii. Listen in as Roy shares with Andy, as well as the rest of us, his passion, his mission, and his hopes for the future. Show Highlights: Cheers Resources: Roy...

Duration:00:57:30

THE NEXT LEVEL: Mindy Weiss: Setting the Standard

7/16/2018
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In this episode of The Next Level, Andy and Melissa unpack all the lessons and strategies that Mindy Weiss shared in her interview. Mindy was so open with her knowledge and she gave some very specific strategies tips that you can implement in your business. Show Highlights: There is nothing better than hearing it first hand, so tune in to today's show and learn all you can! Resources: Harmony Walton's TWB Episode

Duration:00:18:45

Mindy Weiss: Setting the Standard

7/16/2018
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Mindy Weiss is a force in the high-end wedding and event planning business. Since her early beginnings, she has delighted celebrity and non-celebrity clients alike with her ability to build meaningful relationships every step of the way. On this episode, Mindy shares her wealth of knowledge about what it’s like to maintain an A-List clientele. But while there certainly are additional factors to consider when planning luxury events for celebrities, Mindy’s insights from years of experience...

Duration:01:09:17

THE NEXT LEVEL: Mark Held: A Lifetime Of Floral Innovation

7/9/2018
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Considering the incredible success Mark Held has had by focusing on doing one thing - flowers - and doing them better than anyone else, it's no surprise that Andy and Melissa are able to extract many strategies from Mark's interview. Join Andy and Melissa as they delve further into the following topics: Episodes Mentioned: Kristin Banta

Duration:00:14:22

Mark Held: A Lifetime Of Floral Innovation

7/9/2018
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Mark Held didn’t originally see himself as a florist. His first arrangement-- a project assigned to him at summer camp as a young boy-- turned out to be poison ivy. But after a successful dance and theater career as a young adult, Mark wanted to continue his creative expression. His partner, Richard David, had just the outlet: a flower shop he was opening up. And he convinced Mark to join him for a bit. At the time, Mark thought it would be a temporary arrangement. Fast forward a couple...

Duration:00:42:14

THE NEXT LEVEL: Preston Bailey: Designer for the Ages, Part 1

7/2/2018
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Andy and Melissa take a second listen to Preston Bailey's interview about his design process. There's so much that can be learned from Preston's interview! In this episode, Melissa and Andy discuss: Andy and Melissa also answer a listener question! Be sure to join us!

Duration:00:15:57

Preston Bailey: Designer for the Ages, Part 1

7/2/2018
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The year is 1980. The place is New York City. And the person is Preston Bailey, who at the time was just looking for a way to pay the bills and not get evicted from his apartment. What started as a small time floral business blossomed into what we know as Preston Bailey’s immaculate and stunning work. For Preston, it’s been a long journey to get to the top tier of wedding and event designing. He’s had to overcome challenges and obstacles, both personally and professionally, including drug...

Duration:00:54:28

THE NEXT LEVEL: Stephanie Bradshaw: Dynamically Branding Your Business & Events

6/25/2018
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Today, Melissa and Andy are recording this episode of TNL from the Engage! Conference in Banff, Canada! Listen in as Andy answers a listener question that may also be a question you’ve been wondering about too! Stephanie Bradshaw’s interview was amazing for a lot of reasons, but certain aspects of it particularly resonated with Andy and Melissa. If you haven’t listened to Stephanie’s interview yet, definitely make sure you listen because it is packed full of value! In this episode,...

Duration:00:15:56

Stephanie Bradshaw: Dynamically Branding Your Business & Events

6/25/2018
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Stephanie Bradshaw has more than just impeccable taste, she has a knack for project management and has a very diverse business portfolio-which in our opinion has lead to ultimate success! Growing up in a traveling military family, she quickly found inspiration through other cultures, colors, and textures from around the world, and she’s translated that into her love for event design and production. But even more than the art of an event, Stephanie is a fearless business leader who has...

Duration:00:50:48

ENCORE: Edwin McCain: Creative Hit Wedding Songs

6/18/2018
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This week, Andy talks with the artist behind three enormously-popular wedding songs—Edwin McCain. His hit songs “I’ll Be” and “I Could Not Ask For More” are both favorite “first dance” songs, and his song “Walk With You” is always a moving choice for the father/daughter dance. Edwin’s songs have formed the soundtrack to some of the most pivotal moments in people’s lives, that couples and their families will always remember. Edwin first gained industry attention with his indie album...

Duration:00:56:42

THE NEXT LEVEL: Tara Dowburd, Makeup Therapy: "Achieving Success in the Client Experience"

6/11/2018
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This episode of The Next Level dives deeper into the interview with Tara Dowburd. You may be wondering what a makeup designer can tell you about your business, but Tara is full of great ideas. Andy and Melissa discuss the particular wisdom that Tara shared about networking for your business. As someone whose business depends on relationships, networking has been the key to propel Tara to success. In this episode, Andy and Melissa also mention Bryan Rafanelli'sshow, as well as Lynn...

Duration:00:19:52

Tara Dowburd, Makeup Therapy: "Achieving Success in the Client Experience"

6/11/2018
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Tara has always known that creativity needs to be at the center of her career. She’s an artist. What she didn’t expect was that makeup would be her medium. But after seeing how involved she could be in the lives of her clients and the craft of building confidence inside and out, she realized there was no other place that would be more suitable for her. After spending over 20 years in the field, Tara has the skills and experience to give solid business advice in the wedding and event...

Duration:00:44:36

THE NEXT LEVEL: Kevin Lee, Celebrity Event Designer: Dedication and Finding the Flair

6/4/2018
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Join Andy and Melissa for today's Next Level episode, where they break down the amazing interview with Kevin Lee. Kevin sat down with Andy and shared his story of coming to the US and in the process, completely changing careers. What started as a love for flowers, quickly blossomed into the event planning business he has today. Kevin became known for some of the most glamorous events and his over the top flair for artistry made him a beloved movie character. Andy and Melissa dive deeper...

Duration:00:14:46