BUSINESS BEYOND WEDDINGS – Episode 147

For many entrepreneurs, business ideas come faster than you can actually be executed. And if serial entrepreneur sounds like something you would use to describe yourself, you’ve come to the right place. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with wedding planner Annie Lee, who has created a successful planning business, while working additional side hustles that fuel her passion for entrepreneurship.

About our guest:

The daughter of an interior designer, Annie Lee is the principal planner of Daughter of Design, author of Learn to Speak Wedding: Flashcards for Beginners and founder of the virtual planner startup Plannie.com. Annie is recognized as “The Wedding Doctor” by Refinery29, “the wedding doyene” and expert by Brides Magazine, and “celebrity entertaining expert” by People Magazine. She has been a speaker at Engage! Summit, The Knot Workshop, and The Bridal Masterclass. Daughter of Design is listed in Harper Bazaar’s Top Planners of the World, as well as “The Knot Wed 100” and a “Top Planner” by Martha Stewart Weddings. Annie planned the 1st New Year’s Eve wedding in Times Square, 14 Valentine’s Day weddings atop the Empire State Building, and the 2012 Knot Gala.

Beyond social events Annie has a background in the arts working for the San Francisco Opera and Tribeca Film Festival. Recently her corporate business has also boomed with clients including Benefit Cosmetics, One & Only Palmilla, Tatcha, Baccarat, BeautyBlender, Huda Beauty, and Birchbox.

Daughter of Design is based out of New York City and Miami but produces events in destinations worldwide.

In this episode, listeners will hear about:

  • Annie’s background and how she got started in the wedding industry
  • Serial entrepreneurship and how to manage different ideas simultaneously
  • What Annie needed to do in order to allow time in her schedule for secondary businesses

Want to connect with Annie?

This episode of This Week In Weddings is sponsored by Honeybook.

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