From Good to Great: Event Planning Tips & Tricks
This event starts on July 22nd at 6:00 PM.
This Event Planning Panel will bring together top executives and like-minded professionals from the event industry. The evening kicks off with dinner, drinks, and networking, where you’ll find fresh faces and reconnect with some familiar ones. Afterward, you will take a seat at a dinner table for a 1 hour panel on our mainstage, where New York's top event planners will share their tips and tricks in creating exceptional events.
Marcy Blum is an internationally sought after event planner & entertaining expert who with 30 years experience, crafts events with sanity, humor, innovation and style. With attention to detail and flair for the unimaginable, Marcy creates events that stimulate the senses and awe guests.
Her signature style is actually the ability to find a signature style for her clients. “There’s no such thing as a Marcy Blum event” as she explains, “I try to get a real sense of my clients needs & wants first. I then use my knowledge and know-how to bring their event to life.” Past clients include individuals listed on Forbes 100, countless professional athletes including LeBron James, award-winning actors, Grammy winning singers, and the Rockefeller family.
A graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, Marcy is able to blend the tenets of theater, cuisine, décor, and atmosphere into every event she creates – establishing herself as an “eventiste” for her combination of artistry and practicality.
Marcy not only has been named a top planner in the world by both Vogue & Harpers Bazaar; she’s also been featured in countless publications, most notably People, The New York Times, Vanity Fair and Women’s Wear Daily. She’s also appeared on television shows such as on Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and several Japanese TV shows where she had absolutely no idea what they talked about.
Norma Cohen doesn’t just enter a room. With her blonde hair,six-inch heels, bubbly personality, and killer smile she is a force ofnature. Starting her company nearly 30 years ago, Norma has always defied convention, dazzling her clients and theirguests alike with her spectacular events. She has planned numerous events atNew York’s most iconic spaces and Europe’s most luxurious destinations. Fromstorybook weddings exploding with flowers, to jaw dropping sophisticatedsoirees. Norma fills her events with intoxicating energy; she combines classwith fun. Norma has established herself as the premier planner for a selectgroup of clients, who above all else, depend on her inspired creative,impeccable taste, and unending attention to details. She revolutionized the party industry all while pushing her four beautiful kids to achieve their goals just like she has done time and time again.