We’ve never been ones to not tell it like it is, and let’s be honest… a lot of people are being dicks these days! In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting all about the state of the wedding industry, what’s causing so much frustration (among both clients and vendors), and a few ways to approach the challenges without losing your professionalism. 

About our guest:

Leah Weinberg is the Owner & Creative Director of Color Pop Events and best selling author of The Wedding Roller Coaster. Her colorful work and party planning tips have been published online and in print with Vogue, the New York Times, People, CNBC, Bravo, Martha Stewart, and The Knot, among others. 

Recently, Leah has been recognized as a 20 on the Rise winner by Honeybook and the Rising Tide Society, one of the 25 Young Event Pros to Watch by Special Events Magazine, and one of BizBash’s Top 500 Event Pros in the US.

In this episode, listeners will hear about:

  • Leah’s background and how she got into the wedding industry (including what careers she almost got into instead)
  • The entitlement we’re all seeing in the world as a result of Covid-19 and how it’s affecting the wedding industry
  • Shortages in the event industry – from flowers to paper to labor – and how as vendors we can present the situation professionally to our clients
  • The importance of having a support system of wedding industry peers
  • Leah’s Book – The Wedding Roller Coaster: Keeping Your Relationships Intact Through the Ups and Downs

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