Orchestrating an event that leaves a lasting imprint on the guests and hosts is no small feat. There is a plethora of factors that combine to create a high-end and luxurious experience, and that is a skill that can take years to perfect. Today’s guest, Debbie Geller of Geller Events, is an experienced event planner who designs stunning and intricate events for high net worth families and more. Debbie shares her tactics to establish and maintain legacy clients and her experiences with managing large-scale events. She also talks extensively about her pricing philosophy. To hear more about Geller Events join Andy Kushner in this episode of The Wedding Biz.

Show Highlights:

  • Events that were challenging and pushed Debbie to the next level
  • Having staff that makes clients feel comfortable without being too informal
  • Establishing long-term relationships with clients
  • Being clear and specific about your limitations
  • Creating a unique and lasting experience for guests
  • Embracing obstacles and turning them into memorable moments
  • Having a positive attitude and staying calm in the face of difficult challenges
  • Coming up with a solution before presenting a problem
  • Taking advantage of technology and using it for efficiency
  • Dealing with international versus domestic events
  • Giving up perfection to create an enjoyable experience
  • Asking in-depth questions and walking through the checklist
  • Finding international teams
  • Philosophy behind pricing and charging your worth
  • Managing a remote staff and compensating comfortably

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Debbie Geller’s Links:

Website: https://www.gellerevents.com

Instagram:  @gellerevents

Facebook: Geller Events

Debbie’s Part 1 Interview on The Wedding Biz on 1/22/18: https://theweddingbiz.com/debbie-geller-creating-legacy-clients/


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