Follow us on Twitter     and Facebook       Sign up for Email Updates:


Saturday, April 21, 2012 – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – The Westin @ Memorial City 945 Gessner Road – 77024
Wedding Planning Experts Named

HOUSTON – MARCH 28, 2012 – After being an event planner for over 22 years and seeing the many mistakes made by brides and POTB, Gwendolyn Hood, decided it is time to share the valuable tools not readily available to potential brides, grooms, and parents’ of the bride on how to plan for this special day. Gwen states, “She sees people attend all the wedding and bridal shows, obtain all the information, but then do not know what do to with it.” She wants attendees to walk away from How to Plan a Wedding with the knowledge of what they need to do to make their special day truly special. Armed with all the needed knowledge to make informed choices and decisions, a bride does not need to be characterized as a bridezilla.

The workshop will include valuable information on: the line item wedding budget, is a wedding planner needed, venue selection/caterer, ceremony, cake, bridesmaid dresses, photographer; latest trends, décor, lighting, reception, flowers, linens, invitations, and the honeymoon. Providing expert guidance will be professional photographer Evin Thayer; linen and décor expert DeAnn Vecchio of The Perfect Touch, and Michael Svatek of The Phoenix Design Group and others in the wedding planning field.

Register on line for How to Plan a Wedding at The fee for this interactive workshop is $295, and includes an workbook and other materials. Lunch and other refreshments are included and some surprises. You can view How to Plan a Wedding at

Gwendolyn Hood has more than 20 years of experience in the events business and is the co-owner of Taylor and Louise, a Houston firm that specializes in all things events. She has worked on events in the social, corporate and life experience realms, deftly managing attendance numbers from 12 to more than 1,000. Although she has conducted business in Houston for the past two decades, Gwendolyn also has global professional events experience and has honed her craft abroad in Brazil, Italy and Singapore. Through her travels, Gwendolyn has drawn inspiration from the cultures she has experienced, which helps fuel the creative process behind each event she plans. Driven by a love of fashion and a passion for anything related to events, Gwendolyn strives to hone her craft on each project she oversees. Whether she’s planning a conference for hundreds, or putting together the perfect intimate wedding for 20, Gwendolyn takes something unique away from each experience. She holds a BS in Business Management and is currently located in Houston.

# # # #

Phyllis J. Bailey
3B Resources Group Public Relations, LLC
P.O. Box 35582
Houston, TX 77235-5582
281-438-0985 – Direct Line
281-438-6831 – Fax Line

This entry was posted in News Room. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.