Wedding industry experts, vendors and engaged influencers flocked together at The Modern in Long Beach for the first-ever Inspired by Weddings event in partnership with Bed Bath & Beyond. Event goers were served lavender lemonade champagne, One Hope wine and tasty bites from Sundried Tomato Bistro during an elegant luncheon while soaking up insights from the Expert Panel of Industry Innovators. Jeni Maus of Found Rentals, Desiree Siegfried of Desiree Hartsock Bridal, Amy Marella of Hidden Garden Flowers and Summer Ball of The Mrs. Box made up the first panel to discuss their visions for upcoming wedding trends of 2020. The second panel saw the media and marketing side of bridal with words from Leila Lewis of Inspired by This, Jen Campbell of Green Wedding Shoes, Jennifer Stein of Destination I Do Magazine and California Wedding Day’s very own editor-in-chief, Lara Burnap.
The airy venue dazzled in the clean, modern design made possible by Found Rentals, La Piñata Party Rentals, Hidden Garden Flowers, Inessa Nichols Design and gorgeous, minimalist signage by Prim + Pixie. Guests were gifted with registry goodies from Bed Bath & Beyond and stunning Gorjana rings in the most photo-worthy ring boxes from The Mrs. Box.