July 01, 2009

engage!09 :: something blue | recap, part 2 | top 9 highlights

I'm a big fan of making lists, so I thought a fun way to recap engage!09 was to pick 9 highlights from the event. So, in no particular order, here they are. . .enjoy!

1. Staying at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman and being a 2-minute walk to 7-mile beach.

2. Working the registration desk and basically meeting every single attendee {that's me on the right and my "partner-in-crime" Jennyfer from The Sugar Suite on the left}

3. Incredible Welcome Beach Party designed by Michelle Rago, complete with fireworks!

4. Hearing Darcy Miller speak--and meeting her!--for the first time. {The Martha Stewart magazines have always been such a huge source of design inspiration for me as a graphic designer. When I was planning my wedding over 6 years ago, there certainly was not the plethora of blogs or even wedding mags that exist today and Martha Stewart Weddings was my staple!}

5. Being at the VIP dinner dine-around with Sean Low, Liene Stevens, Harmony Walton, Alison Hotchkiss and Thayer Allyson Gowdy and 16 attendees {"party bus"!} at the delicious Ristorante Pappagallos.

photo by me

6. Sylvia Weinstock & Randy Fenoli getting down {you MUST watch the video taken by bee kim}

7. Dancing the night away at the Something Blue Celebration {gorgeous decor by Celebrations, Ltd}

9. Working with the fabulous event team and hosts, Rebecca Grinnals and Kathryn Arce.

8. Connecting with old friends and making many new ones {perhaps for another post}!


Barbara Jacksier said...

Thanks for sharing. The beach looks beautiful -- wish I was there right now!

perfect bound said...

Looks like so much fun! I'm compiling a list of my own, top 9 reasons why i'm bummed i didn't go! lol.

Studio222 Photography said...

Yeah, we're gonna have to find a way for me to be there next time.

Some ideas:
Hiding in your luggage
Telling everyone I'm press (we'll have to make a fake press pass for that one)
Pretending to be Sean Low's personal assistant