Started by Sarah Zaun, All About Events has grown in the wedding planning industry for the last 13 years. Since then, All About Events hasbecome a strong 12 person team. They service around 25 weddings a year to make sure their clients have a stress free wedding day. With a larger team, All About Events’ team members specialize in all different aspects of planning. A wide variety of talents lets them give a multi-angle approach to planning weddings, making sure that everything is taken care of.
Even with so many people to help, All About Events makes sure their clients feel personally taken care of and that their needs are met. Sarah believes in “the power of relationships.” With this focus in mind, Sarah has developed her business into a strong team of passionate people. All About Events is filled with people who truly care about what they do and bring unique ideas to the table.
Working with a planner can take an immense amount of stress off of a couple. Sarah shared some tips on how to work with a wedding planner. Her key tip is communication: “The more information the better.” At All About Events, they wants couples to be open about their wedding vision. Nothing is too small or too large to incorporate. The goal is to make couples feel welcomed and heard.
After 13 years, Sarah has seen a variety of wedding trends. Recently, she finds that wedding signs have gained popularity. Wedding welcome signs have become increasingly popular. Sarah also finds that couples want to have an after party post-reception. As a planner, Sarah and her team are always finding new trends that brides want to incorporate.
Congratulations All About Events! We’re happy to award them with this 2019 Editor’s Choice Award!
Since 1978, Silver Sound has brought entertainment to the Philadelphia area. Silver Sound Entertainment’s history and experience makes them one of the most reputable DJ companies in Philadelphia. With over 30 years in the business and and performances at over 15,000 weddings, Silver Sound continues to grow.
Originally, CEO Paul Evans began Silver Sound Entertainment as a one man company. Today, they have a team of 19 DJs. With so many DJs to choose from, brides and grooms can pick someone that fits their specific style. When looking for a DJ, communication is key. Silver Sound DJs make sure their clients feel comfortable and informed about their decision. When choosing a DJ, couples can meet them beforehand and check out their website for a full resume, voice demo, photos, and review of any of the DJs. This keeps the process smooth so couples can easily compare DJs to find their perfect entertainment.
Along with DJ entertainment, Silver Sound also offers three styles of photo booths, uplighting, and monograms. Their variety of options and attention to detail make your wedding day as unique and smooth as possible.
We recently spoke to Paul Evans about Silver Sound and the entertainment industry. As the creator of Silver Sound, Paul has seen a variety of weddings over the years. Recently, he informed us that there has been more demand for multi-national and LGBTQ weddings. As the industry continues to expand, it’s great to see so many different and inclusive weddings. Even with so many different styles weddings, Silver Sound will give you expert entertainment that fits your wedding vision.
Congratulations Silver Sound DJs! We’re happy to award them with this 2019 Editor’s Choice Award!
The Phoenixville Foundry is an incredible wedding venue filled with history. The Foundry brings together old world charm with modern beauty. With a vast array of spaces, the venue transforms into any wedding style. Each unique space allows brides and grooms to specially design their wedding experience. Outdoor spaces include the scenic Column Truss Bridge and Sculpture Garden. Inside, the West Wing Ballroom can hold up to 300 guests for a ceremony. There is also a bridal suite and grooms room for the couple to utilize.
From the Foundry, we spoke to Ariane Graham who gave us some personal insight on the venue.
When asked about what makes the Phoenixville Foundry perfect for weddings, Ariane shared that they provide a free oversized parking lot, transitional indoor and outdoor spaces, and theatrical LED mood lighting. She encourages couples to utilize the outdoor spaces for beautiful photo opportunities, especially the antique Column Truss Bridge and Sculpture Garden. While the Sculpture Garden can be used for ceremonies, the Foundry also offers a backup indoor ceremony plan in case of bad weather.
To make your wedding go as smoothly as possible, the Phoenixville Foundry partners with J. Scott Catering team. J. Scott Catering will wow your guests with their delicious creations. Along with the customizable venue, J. Scott also encourages couples to customize their menu options. Between the Foundry’s impressive staff and the excellent catering services your wedding will be stress-free.
In addition to her knowledge about The Foundry and J. Scott Catering, Ariane also filled us in on some current wedding trends she witnesses. Recently, couples have added late night snack stations. Some of the most popular options include a Philly cheesesteak grill and a donut wall. Along with these additions, couples are also adding in their own wedding hashtags and signature drinks to personalize their big day.
The Phoenixville Foundry’s industrial style and J. Scott Catering’s talent make impressive and unique wedding events. Their team of excellent planners and caterers will make your day unforgettable. We’re happy to award them with PhillyWeddings.com’s Editor’s Choice Award for 2019.
For an inside look at what it’s like to have a wedding at the Foundry, check out Allure Films video below.
Special thank you to our media partners at Philip Gabriel Photography for all of the lovely photos.
After 19 years as a performer, Kurt Titchenell created Brandwine Valley Talent. Since 1999, BVTLive has taken over the Philadelphia entertainment community. Their collection of dance bands offer a wide variety of entertainment styles for all events. Kurt wanted to not only go beyond client expectations, but also give the musicians a greater opportunity.
BVTLive has twelve dance bands and a variety of specialty entertainment and DJs that perform in Philadelphia, New York City, Washington D.C. and more. They have also performed a variety of high profile weddings, like Tina Fey’s! Over the years, BVTLive continues to grow and showcase their excellent musical talent.
We spoke to the president of BVTLive, Kurt Titchenell, about BVTLive and the current Philly music scene.
Kurt told us that BVTLive has served Philadelphia for twenty years, and has performed over 8000 weddings! That’s over 400 weddings a year! Kurt also told us that their wedding perfection and success comes from their “sophisticated live high energy dance bands and ensembles, as well as DJs.”
After twenty years in the business, Kurt has learned a lot about the entertainment industry. He advises that when couples are trying to select the perfect entertain, they should get to know the band leader, and if possible, see the band perform live. Couples can catch BVTLive bands at various events, listed on their website, to see them live. Or also reach out to attend a wedding band showcase.
Kurt also pointed out some of the current wedding trends he is seeing. He said, “more and more couples are requesting throwback dance music, especially 1980’s and 90’s. Also, for those on a budget, we have been pairing our select group of DJs with a live musician or 2.” BVTLive comes above and beyond with their service by assisting brides and grooms with all different wedding needs. Their versatility, talent, and passion truly make BVTLive Philadelphia’s leading party and wedding entertainment agency.
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