Episode 52 THE NEXT LEVEL: Lisa Gooder, Brides Magazine: The Passion of Storytelling

Episode 52 THE NEXT LEVEL: Lisa Gooder, Brides Magazine: The Passion of Storytelling

Join The Wedding Biz host, Andy Kushner, and Marketing Director Melissa Fancy as they break down Lisa Gooder's interview. Lisa Gooder ...
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Episode 54 THE NEXT LEVEL: David Tutera: Finding True Success in Self Reinvention

Episode 54 THE NEXT LEVEL: David Tutera: Finding True Success in Self Reinvention

In this companion episode of David Tutera's interview, Andy and Melissa Fancy take a deeper dive into the strategies that ...
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Episode 57 THE NEXT LEVEL: Harmony Walton - The Bridal Bar and Jet Fete

Episode 57 THE NEXT LEVEL: Harmony Walton – The Bridal Bar and Jet Fete

Join Andy Kushner and Melissa Fancy as they digest the value-packed episode with Harmony Walton! Tune into this episode to ...
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Episode 60 THE NEXT LEVEL: Kevin Lee: Dedication and Finding the Flair

Episode 60 THE NEXT LEVEL: Kevin Lee: Dedication and Finding the Flair

Join Andy and Melissa for today's Next Level episode, where they break down the amazing interview with Kevin Lee. Kevin ...
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Episode 62 THE NEXT LEVEL: Tara Dowburd, Makeup Therapy: "Achieving Success in the Client Experience"

Episode 62 THE NEXT LEVEL: Tara Dowburd, Makeup Therapy: “Achieving Success in the Client Experience”

This episode of The Next Level dives deeper into the interview with Tara Dowburd. You may be wondering what a ...
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Episode 65 THE NEXT LEVEL: Stephanie Bradshaw: Dynamically Branding Your Business & Events

Episode 65 THE NEXT LEVEL: Stephanie Bradshaw: Dynamically Branding Your Business & Events

Today, Melissa and Andy are recording this episode of TNL from the Engage! Conference in Banff, Canada! Listen in as ...
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Episode 67 THE NEXT LEVEL: Preston Bailey: Designer for the Ages, Part 1

Episode 67 THE NEXT LEVEL: Preston Bailey: Designer for the Ages, Part 1

Andy and Melissa take a second listen to Preston Bailey's interview about his design process. There's so much that can ...
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Episode 69 THE NEXT LEVEL: Mark Held: A Lifetime Of Floral Innovation

Episode 69 THE NEXT LEVEL: Mark Held: A Lifetime Of Floral Innovation

Considering the incredible success Mark Held has had by focusing on doing one thing - flowers - and doing them ...
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Episode 71 THE NEXT LEVEL: Mindy Weiss: Setting the Standard

Episode 71 THE NEXT LEVEL: Mindy Weiss: Setting the Standard

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy and Melissa unpack all the lessons and strategies that Mindy Weiss shared ...
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Episode 73 THE NEXT LEVEL: Roy Yamaguchi: Cuisine, Culture & Community

Episode 73 THE NEXT LEVEL: Roy Yamaguchi: Cuisine, Culture & Community

In today's episode, Andy and Melissa dive a little deeper into Chef Roy Yamaguchi's interview on The Wedding Biz. Roy ...
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Episode 75 THE NEXT LEVEL: Christian Oth: Innovative Wedding Photojournalism

Episode 75 THE NEXT LEVEL: Christian Oth: Innovative Wedding Photojournalism

We know it isn't just luck that separates the most successful entrepreneurs in our industry from the rest of the ...
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Episode 77 THE NEXT LEVEL: Michele Hodges: Building A Successful Referral Based Business

Episode 77 THE NEXT LEVEL: Michele Hodges: Building A Successful Referral Based Business

In this episode of THE NEXT LEVEL, Andy and Melissa unpack all of the lessons from Michele Hodges show. Michele ...
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Episode 79 THE NEXT LEVEL: Julie Sabatino: The Stylish Bride

Episode 79 THE NEXT LEVEL: Julie Sabatino: The Stylish Bride

This episode of THE NEXT LEVEL is all about brides! Well, actually Julie Sabatino is all about brides and as ...
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Episode 81 THE NEXT LEVEL: Norma Cohen: Building A Thriving Business Within A Community

Episode 81 THE NEXT LEVEL: Norma Cohen: Building A Thriving Business Within A Community

In today's episode, Andy and Melissa dig into the interview with Norma Cohen. If you haven't listened to Norma's full ...
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Episode 83 THE NEXT LEVEL: Cindy Novotny: Mastering Motivation

Episode 83 THE NEXT LEVEL: Cindy Novotny: Mastering Motivation

Buckle your seat belts because this episode of THE NEXT LEVEL is quite a ride. Andy and Melissa dig deeper ...
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Episode 85 THE NEXT LEVEL with Sean Low Discussing Bryan Rafanelli and Telling Clients’ Stories Through Event Design

Episode 85 THE NEXT LEVEL with Sean Low Discussing Bryan Rafanelli and Telling Clients’ Stories Through Event Design

Today's episode of THE NEXT LEVEL is a very special one! For the first time in TNL history, we have ...
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Episode 87 THE NEXT LEVEL: Abby + Tait Larson: Saving Style Me Pretty

Episode 87 THE NEXT LEVEL: Abby + Tait Larson: Saving Style Me Pretty

In this episode of THE NEXT LEVEL, Andy and Melissa are breaking down lessons learned from Abby and Tait Larsen ...
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Episode 89 THE NEXT LEVEL: Preston Bailey: Part 2 Interview

Episode 89 THE NEXT LEVEL: Preston Bailey: Part 2 Interview

In this episode of THE NEXT LEVEL, Andy and Melissa are focused on the most impactful parts of Preston Bailey's ...
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Episode 91 THE NEXT LEVEL: Pablo Oliveira: Combining Business Savvy with Impeccable Design

Episode 91 THE NEXT LEVEL: Pablo Oliveira: Combining Business Savvy with Impeccable Design

In today's episode of THE NEXT LEVEL, Andy and Melissa join forces to discuss all of the amazing insights from ...
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Episode 93 THE NEXT LEVEL: Ines and Veronica Di Santo: Bridal Couture Brilliance

Episode 93 THE NEXT LEVEL: Ines and Veronica Di Santo: Bridal Couture Brilliance

On today's show, Andy and Melissa are joined by Julie Sabatino of The Stylish Bride podcast on The Wedding Biz ...
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Episode 95 THE NEXT LEVEL: Ceci Johnson: Designing Stationery, Lifestyle and Business

Episode 95 THE NEXT LEVEL: Ceci Johnson: Designing Stationery, Lifestyle and Business

On today's show, Andy has Sean Low joining as a guest co-host. Today's episode focuses on all of the nuggets ...
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Episode 97 THE NEXT LEVEL: Jennifer Zabinski: High-Touch Planning

Episode 97 THE NEXT LEVEL: Jennifer Zabinski: High-Touch Planning

In this episode, Andy and Melissa discuss Andy's interview with Jennifer Zabinski, of JZ Events. Jennifer's interview presented so many ...
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Episode 99 THE NEXT LEVEL: Andrè Maier: Photography from the Heart

Episode 99 THE NEXT LEVEL: Andrè Maier: Photography from the Heart

In this episode of THE NEXT LEVEL, Andy and Melissa come together to dive into Andrè Maier's interview. Andrè is ...
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Episode 101 THE NEXT LEVEL: Kelly McLeskey & Nancy Liu Chin – Oh So Inspired

Episode 101 THE NEXT LEVEL: Kelly McLeskey & Nancy Liu Chin – Oh So Inspired

In today's episode of THE NEXT LEVEL, Andy and guest co-host Sean Low really take a deep dive into the ...
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Episode 103 THE NEXT LEVEL: Paula LeDuc: Fine Catering, Design, Emotion and Relationships

Episode 103 THE NEXT LEVEL: Paula LeDuc: Fine Catering, Design, Emotion and Relationships

In this episode, Andy and Melissa pull out their favorite parts of the Paula LeDuc interview. Paula was such a ...
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Episode 105 THE NEXT LEVEL: Robert Fountain: Forging Your Own Path

Episode 105 THE NEXT LEVEL: Robert Fountain: Forging Your Own Path

Join Andy and his co-host, Melissa Fancy as they discuss the many unique aspects of Robert Fountain's business that was ...
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Episode 107 THE NEXT LEVEL: Alison Hotchkiss: Maintaining Balance Within The Adventure

Episode 107 THE NEXT LEVEL: Alison Hotchkiss: Maintaining Balance Within The Adventure

Join Andy and Melissa Fancy as they dissect the lesson from Alison Hotchkiss Rinderknecht, of Alison Events. Alison has been ...
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Episode 110 THE NEXT LEVEL: Phillip Van Nostrand: Photography & Designing Your Lifestyle

Episode 110 THE NEXT LEVEL: Phillip Van Nostrand: Photography & Designing Your Lifestyle

Just in time for Engage!, Andy and Melissa are discussing all of the best networking techniques to make you stand ...
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Episode 112 THE NEXT LEVEL with CINDY NOVOTNY Discussing DAVID STARK, Creativity in Design, & Creativity in Business

Episode 112 THE NEXT LEVEL with CINDY NOVOTNY Discussing DAVID STARK, Creativity in Design, & Creativity in Business

Andy and first-time co-host Cindy Novotny, of Master Connection Associates, discuss the incredible interview with David Stark. David opens up ...
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Episode 114 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing SYLVIA WEINSTOCK, The Queen of Cakes

Episode 114 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing SYLVIA WEINSTOCK, The Queen of Cakes

Join Andy and guest co-host, Sean Low as they dig deeper into Sylvia Weinstock's interview. Both Andy and Sean know ...
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Episode 116 THE NEXT LEVEL with JULIE SABATINO Discussing LYNN EASTON and Destination Weddings with a Classic Touch, Part 1

Episode 116 THE NEXT LEVEL with JULIE SABATINO Discussing LYNN EASTON and Destination Weddings with a Classic Touch, Part 1

Join Andy and guest co-host, Julie Sabatino of The Stylish Bride, as they discuss Lynn Easton's amazing interview. It's easy ...
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Episode 118 THE NEXT LEVEL with MICHELE HODGES Discussing AMY MOELLER, Editor-In-Chief of Washingtonian Weddings

Episode 118 THE NEXT LEVEL with MICHELE HODGES Discussing AMY MOELLER, Editor-In-Chief of Washingtonian Weddings

In today's episode, Andy is joined by guest co-host Michele Hodges of Michele Hodges Events. They discuss Andy's interview with ...
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Episode 120 THE NEXT LEVEL with ZACH OXMAN Discussing BRETT CULP, Obstacle or Opportunity

Episode 120 THE NEXT LEVEL with ZACH OXMAN Discussing BRETT CULP, Obstacle or Opportunity

Do you allow opportunities to enter your life? Some do not know an opportunity when it comes to them. Today ...
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Episode 122 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing JULIE NOVACK, PartySlate, & Building A Venture-Capital Backed Business

Episode 122 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing JULIE NOVACK, PartySlate, & Building A Venture-Capital Backed Business

Today we discuss Julie Novack, CEO and Co-Founder of PartySlate and some of the ways in which she has created ...
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Episode 124 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing LYNN EASTON Part 2, Branding, Pricing & Choosing A Team

Episode 124 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing LYNN EASTON Part 2, Branding, Pricing & Choosing A Team

Today we have part two of our interview with Lynn Easton. Lynn is a very popular planner and designer in ...
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Episode 127 THE NEXT LEVEL with DAVID STARK Discussing CINDY NOVOTNY and Master Connection Associates

Episode 127 THE NEXT LEVEL with DAVID STARK Discussing CINDY NOVOTNY and Master Connection Associates

Having a set expectation of goals implemented is important for any company. This structure helps eliminate losing direction and the ...
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Episode 129 THE NEXT LEVEL with ABBY LARSON Discussing COLIN COWIE and Groundbreaking Luxury Experiences

Episode 129 THE NEXT LEVEL with ABBY LARSON Discussing COLIN COWIE and Groundbreaking Luxury Experiences

Being able to curate an authentic experience that coincides with luxury is what ultimately differentiates a high-end wedding planner from ...
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Episode 131 THE NEXT LEVEL with VALERIE GERNHAUSER Discussing BILL BOWEN and Videography with Heart

Episode 131 THE NEXT LEVEL with VALERIE GERNHAUSER Discussing BILL BOWEN and Videography with Heart

Weddings are compiled of moments, planning, and people who have invested their all into ensuring that the result is magical ...
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Episode 133 THE NEXT LEVEL with Sean Low Discussing DAVID STARK and Creativity in Design & Business

Episode 133 THE NEXT LEVEL with Sean Low Discussing DAVID STARK and Creativity in Design & Business

As David Stark says, putting together a team is one of the most creative things you can do. That is ...
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Episode 136 THE NEXT LEVEL with HARMONY WALTON Discussing COLIN COWIE and Creating Groundbreaking Luxury Experiences

Episode 136 THE NEXT LEVEL with HARMONY WALTON Discussing COLIN COWIE and Creating Groundbreaking Luxury Experiences

Today’s guest co-host, Harmony Walton, joins Andy to help reflect on The Wedding Biz interview with Colin Cowie, Part 2, ...
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Episode 138 THE NEXT LEVEL with SHANNON LEAHY Discussing NATASHA MILLER and Overcoming Adversity To Thrive

Episode 138 THE NEXT LEVEL with SHANNON LEAHY Discussing NATASHA MILLER and Overcoming Adversity To Thrive

Being able to create the perfect ambiance for a wedding or event that leaves a lasting impact is a skill ...
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Episode 140 THE NEXT LEVEL with JULIE SABATINO Discussing LAURIE ARONS and Fast-Tracking to the Luxe Level

Episode 140 THE NEXT LEVEL with JULIE SABATINO Discussing LAURIE ARONS and Fast-Tracking to the Luxe Level

Today, Andy and guest host, Julie Sabatino of The Stylish Bride, discuss highlights from this week’s interview with Laurie Arons ...
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Episode 142 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing ANDRE WELLS and Fashion-Forward Event Design & Planning

Episode 142 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing ANDRE WELLS and Fashion-Forward Event Design & Planning

Welcome to another episode of The Next Level! This week Andy Kushner brings on another industry icon, Sean Low of ...
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Episode 144 THE NEXT LEVEL with JENNIFER STEIN Discussing RISHI PATEL, CEO of HMR Designs

Episode 144 THE NEXT LEVEL with JENNIFER STEIN Discussing RISHI PATEL, CEO of HMR Designs

Join Andy Kushner and guest co-host, Jennifer Stein, Editor-In-Chief of Destination I Do Magazine, in today’s episode of The Next ...
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Episode 146 THE NEXT LEVEL with HARMONY WALTON Discussing JENNIFER STEIN, Editor In Chief Destination I Do Magazine

Episode 146 THE NEXT LEVEL with HARMONY WALTON Discussing JENNIFER STEIN, Editor In Chief Destination I Do Magazine

Today Andy Kushner and guest co-host, Harmony Walton, discuss Andy’s interview with Jennifer Stein. Jennifer is the founder of Destination ...
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Episode 149 THE NEXT LEVEL with SHANNON LEAHY Discussing LIESE GARDNER, Brand Therapy, and Marketing with Heart

Episode 149 THE NEXT LEVEL with SHANNON LEAHY Discussing LIESE GARDNER, Brand Therapy, and Marketing with Heart

On today’s episode of The Next Level, Guest Co-Host Shannon Leahy, of Shannon Leahy Events, joins Andy Kushner in reflecting ...
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Episode 151 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing DEBBIE GELLER, Creating Legacy Clients, Pricing & More

Episode 151 THE NEXT LEVEL with SEAN LOW Discussing DEBBIE GELLER, Creating Legacy Clients, Pricing & More

The backbone of any successful business starts with the quality of your connections. There are many ways to establish long-lasting ...
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Episode 153 THE NEXT LEVEL with JULIE SABATINO Discussing CARL RAY, Celebrity Makeup Artist

Episode 153 THE NEXT LEVEL with JULIE SABATINO Discussing CARL RAY, Celebrity Makeup Artist

Carl Ray, celebrity makeup artist and beauty expert, has mastered the art of highlighting the inner beauty of each individual ...
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Episode 155 THE NEXT LEVEL with BILL BOWEN Discussing ANDREA EPPOLITO and Celebrating the Greatest Luxury of All

Episode 155 THE NEXT LEVEL with BILL BOWEN Discussing ANDREA EPPOLITO and Celebrating the Greatest Luxury of All

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and guest co-host, Bill Bowen, discuss key topics from last week’s ...
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Episode 157 THE NEXT LEVEL with ZACHARY OXMAN Discussing RAY THOMPSON, Lighting Design, and the Choreography of Emotion

Episode 157 THE NEXT LEVEL with ZACHARY OXMAN Discussing RAY THOMPSON, Lighting Design, and the Choreography of Emotion

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and guest co-host, Zachary Oxman, discuss key topics from last week’s ...
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Episode 159 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN Discusses MEGHAN ELY, Using PR and Marketing Techniques to Brand Yourself and Create the World’s Finest Weddings

Episode 159 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN Discusses MEGHAN ELY, Using PR and Marketing Techniques to Brand Yourself and Create the World’s Finest Weddings

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and guest co-host, Jennifer Stein, discuss key topics from last week’s ...
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Episode 161 THE NEXT LEVEL: RACHEL BIRTHISTLE Discusses KIANA UNDERWOOD/TULIPINA: Setting Fear Aside to Embrace Ambition and Find That Spark of Creative Genius

Episode 161 THE NEXT LEVEL: RACHEL BIRTHISTLE Discusses KIANA UNDERWOOD/TULIPINA: Setting Fear Aside to Embrace Ambition and Find That Spark of Creative Genius

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and guest co-host, Rachel Birthistle, discuss last week’s interview with Kiana ...
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Episode 163 THE NEXT LEVEL: ANDRE WELLS Discusses MARK INGRAM: Bridal Gowns As Works Of Art

Episode 163 THE NEXT LEVEL: ANDRE WELLS Discusses MARK INGRAM: Bridal Gowns As Works Of Art

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and guest co-host, Andre Wells, discuss key topics from this week’s ...
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Episode 165 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses MERYL SNOW: Maximizing Sales, Consulting, and Feastivities Events

Episode 165 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses MERYL SNOW: Maximizing Sales, Consulting, and Feastivities Events

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and guest co-host, Sean Low, discuss key topics from last Monday’s ...
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Episode 167 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses DAVID MONN, Aligning the Senses To Create The Ultimate Event

Episode 167 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses DAVID MONN, Aligning the Senses To Create The Ultimate Event

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and guest co-host, Sean Low, chat about key topics from Andy’s ...
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Episode 169 THE NEXT LEVEL: JES GORDON Discusses DARREN OLARSCH, Creating the Ultimate Music and Entertainment for Events!

Episode 169 THE NEXT LEVEL: JES GORDON Discusses DARREN OLARSCH, Creating the Ultimate Music and Entertainment for Events!

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy and Jes Gordon, the rockstar event producer, chat about Darren Olarsch’s interview ...
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Episode 171 THE NEXT LEVEL: JULIE NOVACK Discusses CALDER CLARK, Planning and Design for Chic Classic Southern Events

Episode 171 THE NEXT LEVEL: JULIE NOVACK Discusses CALDER CLARK, Planning and Design for Chic Classic Southern Events

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and Julie Novack, founder of PartySlate, chat about Calder Clark’s interview ...
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Episode 173 THE NEXT LEVEL: VALERIE GERNHAUSER Discusses MERYL SNOW Part 2, Setting Yourself Apart in Life and Business

Episode 173 THE NEXT LEVEL: VALERIE GERNHAUSER Discusses MERYL SNOW Part 2, Setting Yourself Apart in Life and Business

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and Valerie Gernhauser, CEO of Sapphire Events, discuss Meryl Snow’s second ...
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Episode 175 THE NEXT LEVEL: TAIT LARSON Discusses TIM CHI - CEO, The Knot Worldwide: Combining Technology and Trends to Innovate the Wedding Industry

Episode 175 THE NEXT LEVEL: TAIT LARSON Discusses TIM CHI – CEO, The Knot Worldwide: Combining Technology and Trends to Innovate the Wedding Industry

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and Tait Larson, co-founder of Style Me Pretty, discuss Tim Chi’s ...
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Episode 177 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN Discusses SEAN DE FREITAS, Founder of Designs by Sean: From King of Carnival to King of Design

Episode 177 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN Discusses SEAN DE FREITAS, Founder of Designs by Sean: From King of Carnival to King of Design

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and Jennifer Stein, Co-Founder and Editor in Chief of Destination I ...
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Episode 179 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses DAVID ADLER, CEO of Bizbash Media: A Guide to Collaboration Artists

Episode 179 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses DAVID ADLER, CEO of Bizbash Media: A Guide to Collaboration Artists

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and Sean Low, Founder and President of The Business of Being ...
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Episode 181 THE NEXT LEVEL: JULIE NOVACK Discusses ALI BARONE of Ali Barone Events

Episode 181 THE NEXT LEVEL: JULIE NOVACK Discusses ALI BARONE of Ali Barone Events

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and Julie Novack, CEO and Co-Founder of Party Slate, chat about ...
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Episode 183 THE NEXT LEVEL:  PHILLIP VAN NOSTRAND Discusses KING DAHL Former Executive Director of Events, MGM Resorts

Episode 183 THE NEXT LEVEL: PHILLIP VAN NOSTRAND Discusses KING DAHL Former Executive Director of Events, MGM Resorts

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy Kushner and Phillip Van Nostrand a photographer based in New York and ...
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Episode 185 THE NEXT LEVEL: LYNN EASTON Discusses MARCY BLUM - A Pioneer of the Experiential Approach to Event Planning

Episode 185 THE NEXT LEVEL: LYNN EASTON Discusses MARCY BLUM – A Pioneer of the Experiential Approach to Event Planning

Today on The Next Level, Andy Kushner is speaking with Lynn Easton, creator of Easton Destination Events, a worldwide luxury ...
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Episode 187 THE NEXT LEVEL: VALERIE GERNHAUSER Discusses CARRIE GOLDBERG - Travel & Weddings Director, Harpers Bazaar

Episode 187 THE NEXT LEVEL: VALERIE GERNHAUSER Discusses CARRIE GOLDBERG – Travel & Weddings Director, Harpers Bazaar

Today on The Next Level, Andy Kushner is speaking with Valerie Gernhouser, Owner of Sapphire Events. She also created Sapphire ...
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Episode 189 THE NEXT LEVEL: AUGUSTA COLE Discusses CHRISTINA MATTEUCCI - The Executive Director at David Beahm Experiences

Episode 189 THE NEXT LEVEL: AUGUSTA COLE Discusses CHRISTINA MATTEUCCI – The Executive Director at David Beahm Experiences

Today on The Next Level, Andy Kushner is speaking with Augusta Cole, Executive Director to Lynn Easton, of Easton Events, ...
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Episode 191 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses MICHAEL CERBELLI - The Hot List and the Ultimate in Event Creation

Episode 191 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses MICHAEL CERBELLI – The Hot List and the Ultimate in Event Creation

The Next Level welcomes Sean Low, Founder, and President of The Business of Being Creative LLC, which focuses on providing ...
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Episode 193 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses DAVID MONN - Acumen in the Business of Events.

Episode 193 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses DAVID MONN – Acumen in the Business of Events.

Andy is speaking with Sean Low on this episode of The Next Level. Sean is the Founder and of The ...
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Episode 195 THE NEXT LEVEL: LAURIE ARONS Discusses GREG FINCK - The Leap to Professional Fulfillment

Episode 195 THE NEXT LEVEL: LAURIE ARONS Discusses GREG FINCK – The Leap to Professional Fulfillment

The Next Level welcomes Laurie Arons to the show! Laurie has been mentioned in numerous magazine publications and was listed ...
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Episode 197 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses VANESSA KRECKEL - Brand Development to Set you Apart.

Episode 197 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses VANESSA KRECKEL – Brand Development to Set you Apart.

Andy welcomes Sean Low to this episode of The Next Level! Sean is the Founder and President of The Business ...
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Episode 199 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN Discusses AUDREY NERACOULIS - Emotional Photography And Authenticity In Business

Episode 199 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN Discusses AUDREY NERACOULIS – Emotional Photography And Authenticity In Business

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy is with Jennifer Stein. Jennifer is the Co-Founder and Editor in Chief ...
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Episode 201 THE NEXT LEVEL: JULIE NOVACK Discusses LE REVE FILMS - Fine Art Wedding Films Plus Networking and Social Media Tips!

Episode 201 THE NEXT LEVEL: JULIE NOVACK Discusses LE REVE FILMS – Fine Art Wedding Films Plus Networking and Social Media Tips!

Andy has Julie Novack as his guest co-host today on The Next Level. Julie is the CEO and Co-Founder of ...
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Episode 203 THE NEXT LEVEL: KIANA UNDERWOOD Discusses RACHEL BIRTHISTLE - The Lake Como Wedding Planner and Creating a Wedding with Contrasting Events

Episode 203 THE NEXT LEVEL: KIANA UNDERWOOD Discusses RACHEL BIRTHISTLE – The Lake Como Wedding Planner and Creating a Wedding with Contrasting Events

The Next Level welcomes Kiana Underwood! Kiana is the founder of Tulipina, an internationally renowned floral design studio that specializes ...
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Episode 205 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN Discusses JOE GOLDBLATT - Event Industry Pioneer and Founder, ILEA & CSEP Program

Episode 205 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN Discusses JOE GOLDBLATT – Event Industry Pioneer and Founder, ILEA & CSEP Program

Jennifer Stein, welcome back to The Next Level! Jennifer is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Destination I Do Magazine, which ...
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Episode 207 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses ROBERT SHERMAN/Washington Talent - Creating Happiness One Event at a Time and Forming A Partnership

Episode 207 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW Discusses ROBERT SHERMAN/Washington Talent – Creating Happiness One Event at a Time and Forming A Partnership

The Next Level welcomes back Sean Low. Sean’s company, The Business of Being Creative, focuses on providing practical advice to ...
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Episode 209 THE NEXT LEVEL: CARRIE GOLDBERG discusses MICAELA ERLANGER/Celebrity Stylist: Bringing Styling Into The Spotlight

Episode 209 THE NEXT LEVEL: CARRIE GOLDBERG discusses MICAELA ERLANGER/Celebrity Stylist: Bringing Styling Into The Spotlight

The Next Level welcomes back Carrie Goldberg. Carrie is the Travel and Wedding Director at Harpers Bazaar. She oversees all ...
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Episode 211 THE NEXT LEVEL: SHANNON LEAHY discusses ADAM SCHAEUBLE - Using Instagram to Grow Your Audience

Episode 211 THE NEXT LEVEL: SHANNON LEAHY discusses ADAM SCHAEUBLE – Using Instagram to Grow Your Audience

The Next Level welcomes Shannon Leahy to the show. Shannon is the owner of Shannon Leahy Events, based out of ...
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Episode 213 THE NEXT LEVEL: CARRIE GOLDBERG discusses RIME ARODAKY & GREG FINCK - Bridal House For Rebel Goddesses

Episode 213 THE NEXT LEVEL: CARRIE GOLDBERG discusses RIME ARODAKY & GREG FINCK – Bridal House For Rebel Goddesses

Andy is speaking with Carrie Goldberg on this episode of The Next Level. Carrie is the Travel and Weddings Director ...
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Episode 216 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW discusses CLANE GESSEL/Photographer: Capturing The Essence of Clients And Creating Fine Art

Episode 216 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW discusses CLANE GESSEL/Photographer: Capturing The Essence of Clients And Creating Fine Art

Andy welcomes Sean Low to this episode of The Next Level. Sean’s company, The Business of Being Creative, focuses on ...
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Episode 218 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW discusses JOHN EMMANUEL - Australia’s Premier Floral Designer

Episode 218 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW discusses JOHN EMMANUEL – Australia’s Premier Floral Designer

In this episode of The Next Level, Andy welcomes back Sean Low. Sean’s consulting firm, The Business of Being Creative, ...
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Episode 220 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN discusses MICHELLE RAGO - Producing Events While Expecting The Unexpected

Episode 220 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN discusses MICHELLE RAGO – Producing Events While Expecting The Unexpected

Andy welcomes Jennifer Stein back to The Next Level. Jennifer is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Destination I Do Magazine, ...
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Episode 222 THE NEXT LEVEL: GREG FINCK discusses ALEJANDRA POUPEL - International Events With a Theatrical Flair

Episode 222 THE NEXT LEVEL: GREG FINCK discusses ALEJANDRA POUPEL – International Events With a Theatrical Flair

Greg Finck is Andy’s guest on this episode of The Next Level. Greg is a wonderful and brilliant photographer, based ...
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Episode 225 THE NEXT LEVEL: TARA FAY discusses BRUCE RUSSELL - The Winding Road to Becoming an Elite Planner/Designer

Episode 225 THE NEXT LEVEL: TARA FAY discusses BRUCE RUSSELL – The Winding Road to Becoming an Elite Planner/Designer

Tara Fay and Andy discuss Bruce Russell in this episode of The Next Level. Tara is a brilliant planner and ...
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Episode 227 THE NEXT LEVEL: BRUCE RUSSELL discusses TARA FAY - Ireland First Wedding and Event Planner/Designer

Episode 227 THE NEXT LEVEL: BRUCE RUSSELL discusses TARA FAY – Ireland First Wedding and Event Planner/Designer

Listen to Andy and Bruce Russell as they discuss Tara Fay and her interview with Andy last Monday. Bruce is ...
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Episode 229 THE NEXT LEVEL: RACHEL BIRTHISTLE discusses JOSE VILLA/Part 1 - Redefining Success With Fine Art Photography

Episode 229 THE NEXT LEVEL: RACHEL BIRTHISTLE discusses JOSE VILLA/Part 1 – Redefining Success With Fine Art Photography

Do you prefer to take photographs digitally or with film? Listen as Andy and Rachel discuss Jose Villa and why ...
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Episode 231 THE NEXT LEVEL: ROBERT SHERMAN discusses EVOKE DESIGN and CREATIVE/Jeannette Tavares & Jodi Moraru: Thriving In A Partnership

Episode 231 THE NEXT LEVEL: ROBERT SHERMAN discusses EVOKE DESIGN and CREATIVE/Jeannette Tavares & Jodi Moraru: Thriving In A Partnership

When does it make sense to change the dynamics of a company? Listen, as Andy and Robert Sherman discuss how ...
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Episode 233 THE NEXT LEVEL: ANDRE MAIER discusses SONAL SHAH - Planning South Asian Weddings With a Theatrical Flair

Episode 233 THE NEXT LEVEL: ANDRE MAIER discusses SONAL SHAH – Planning South Asian Weddings With a Theatrical Flair

If you want your weddings to have theatrical productions, listen as Andy and Andre discuss Sonal Shah and her ability ...
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Episode 236 THE NEXT LEVEL: LYNN EASTON discusses JOSE VILLA Part 2 - Wedding Photography At Its Finest

Episode 236 THE NEXT LEVEL: LYNN EASTON discusses JOSE VILLA Part 2 – Wedding Photography At Its Finest

Do you know how digital photos typically look different from pictures taken using film? Listen as Andy and Lynn discuss ...
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Episode 238 DAVID BEAHM: A Personal Response to the Coronavirus

Episode 238 DAVID BEAHM: A Personal Response to the Coronavirus

We are all having our own reaction to the current crisis. David shares his way of getting through the myriad ...
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Episode 241 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW discusses ROBBINS OTOYA - Loving What They Do And Doing It Together

Episode 241 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW discusses ROBBINS OTOYA – Loving What They Do And Doing It Together

Seeing locations through color and shapes is a unique way to design events. Listen as Andy and Sean Low discuss ...
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Episode 244 THE NEXT LEVEL: LEWIS MILLER discusses SOFIA CROKOS - Connecting With Clients And The Beauty Around Her

Episode 244 THE NEXT LEVEL: LEWIS MILLER discusses SOFIA CROKOS – Connecting With Clients And The Beauty Around Her

Listen as Andy and Lewis discuss Sofia Crokos and her love of fashion and beauty. Lewis Miller is the founder ...
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Episode 246 THE NEXT LEVEL: DARREN OLARSCH discusses NORMA COHEN Part 2 - Creating Positive Energy While Planning Elaborate Events

Episode 246 THE NEXT LEVEL: DARREN OLARSCH discusses NORMA COHEN Part 2 – Creating Positive Energy While Planning Elaborate Events

“If you don’t have lighting, you can’t see the beauty you’ve created.” Listen as Andy and Darren discuss Norma Cohen, ...
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Episode 251 THE NEXT LEVEL: NAYRI KALAYJIAN discusses MONTE DURHAM - Star with TLC’s Say Yes To The Dress Atlanta

Episode 251 THE NEXT LEVEL: NAYRI KALAYJIAN discusses MONTE DURHAM – Star with TLC’s Say Yes To The Dress Atlanta

Picking a wedding dress is hard, and you need an expert to make sure you look and feel your best ...
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Episode 253 THE NEXT LEVEL: JOHN EMMANUEL discusses WENDY EL-KHOURY - Wedded Wonderland & Growing an Extensive Business in 7 years

Episode 253 THE NEXT LEVEL: JOHN EMMANUEL discusses WENDY EL-KHOURY – Wedded Wonderland & Growing an Extensive Business in 7 years

Do you have a strong brand identity? Listen, as Andy and John discuss Wendy El-Khoury, her insights into a brand ...
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Episode 255 THE NEXT LEVEL: JULIE NOVACK discusses STEVE KEMBLE, America’s Sassiest Lifestyle Guru

Episode 255 THE NEXT LEVEL: JULIE NOVACK discusses STEVE KEMBLE, America’s Sassiest Lifestyle Guru

Andy has Julie Novack as his guest co-host today on The Next Level. Listen as they speak about Steve Kemble, ...
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Episode 257 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW discusses BILL BAKER,  Storytelling to Persuade, Influence, and Inspire

Episode 257 THE NEXT LEVEL: SEAN LOW discusses BILL BAKER, Storytelling to Persuade, Influence, and Inspire

Could you be more productive with honing your storytelling techniques? Listen as Andy and Sean Low discuss Bill's insights into ...
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Episode 262 THE NEXT LEVEL: HEATH ALAN RAY discusses NEILLIE BUTLER, Delivering a Bride’s Vision & More

Episode 262 THE NEXT LEVEL: HEATH ALAN RAY discusses NEILLIE BUTLER, Delivering a Bride’s Vision & More

Listen, as Andy and Heath Alan Ray discuss Neillie's insights into having different streams of income under one umbrella, how ...
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Episode 264 THE NEXT LEVEL: JOHN EMMANUEL discusses DIANE KHOURY, Australia’s Premier Event Planner & Designer

Episode 264 THE NEXT LEVEL: JOHN EMMANUEL discusses DIANE KHOURY, Australia’s Premier Event Planner & Designer

"Diane has impeccable taste and style, she is a style queen" Andy and John Emmanuel discuss Diane's social media following, ...
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Episode 270  MICHAEL UNCAPHER discusses LISA VORCE- The Intangible Soul Of An Event

Episode 270 MICHAEL UNCAPHER discusses LISA VORCE- The Intangible Soul Of An Event

Listen as Andy Kushner and Michael Uncapher discuss Lisa's winding road to the event industry, how she taps into the ...
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Episode 277 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN discusses MATT PORTEOUS/Photographer: The Way He Sees The World

Episode 277 THE NEXT LEVEL: JENNIFER STEIN discusses MATT PORTEOUS/Photographer: The Way He Sees The World

Andy welcomes Jennifer Stein back to The Next Level. Jennifer is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Destination I Do Magazine, ...
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Episode 279 THE NEXT LEVEL: MICHAEL RANTISSI discusses PHILIP CARR, Event Architect and Stylist

Episode 279 THE NEXT LEVEL: MICHAEL RANTISSI discusses PHILIP CARR, Event Architect and Stylist

The menu for one of Philips events has to be an experience from the food perspective, the fragrance perspective, and ...
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Episode 281 THE NEXT LEVEL: CARRIE GOLDBERG discusses ZAMEER KASSAM, Designing Fine Jewelry and Telling Love Stories

Episode 281 THE NEXT LEVEL: CARRIE GOLDBERG discusses ZAMEER KASSAM, Designing Fine Jewelry and Telling Love Stories

“Designing jewelry is all about family and connecting emotionally.” Listen as Andy and his guest Carrie Goldberg, the Travel and ...
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Episode 283 THE NEXT LEVEL: ZAINAB ALSALIH discusses ABI MATESUN,  Emmy-Winning Cinematographer, Filmmaker, Photographer & Speaker

Episode 283 THE NEXT LEVEL: ZAINAB ALSALIH discusses ABI MATESUN, Emmy-Winning Cinematographer, Filmmaker, Photographer & Speaker

"Success is not about the destination, but rather the journey." Listen as Andy and his guest, Zainab Alsalih, Founder and ...
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Episode 285 A Conversation With: CARRIE GOLDBERG

Episode 285 A Conversation With: CARRIE GOLDBERG

Andy is happy to have Carrie Goldberg back on the show to discuss how COVID-19 has affected her personally and ...
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Episode 287 ROBERT SHERMAN discusses JOANN GREGOLI, The Godmother of Destination Weddings

Episode 287 ROBERT SHERMAN discusses JOANN GREGOLI, The Godmother of Destination Weddings

Does giving back make you feel better? Listen as Andy and Robert Sherman, the President of Washington Talent, and Andy's ...
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Episode 289 ABI MATESUN discusses ZAINAB ALSALIH/Carousel Events: One of Dubai’s Leading Women Entrepreneurs

Episode 289 ABI MATESUN discusses ZAINAB ALSALIH/Carousel Events: One of Dubai’s Leading Women Entrepreneurs

"It's not about how a wedding looks; it's about how it feels." Andy’s guest co-host today is Abi Matesun, Founder ...
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Episode 291 A Conversation With: CINDY NOVOTNY

Episode 291 A Conversation With: CINDY NOVOTNY

"When life gets tough, it takes guts to keep going." Andy is excited to have Cindy Novotny back on the ...
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Episode 293 THE NEXT LEVEL: SOFIA CROKOS discusses LEWIS MILLER The “Banksy of Floral Design”

Episode 293 THE NEXT LEVEL: SOFIA CROKOS discusses LEWIS MILLER The “Banksy of Floral Design”

Andy's guest co-host today is Sofia Crokos. Sofia is a planner/designer based out of Hamptons, New York City. She has ...
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Episode 296 CEO of VOW To End Child Marriage

Episode 296 CEO of VOW To End Child Marriage

Every year, millions of couples celebrate their love by getting married and millions of their family and friends celebrate with ...
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Episode 298 MARIA BOUSTANY discusses YARA ESTEPHAN Planning and Designing in 3D Out Of Beirut

Episode 298 MARIA BOUSTANY discusses YARA ESTEPHAN Planning and Designing in 3D Out Of Beirut

Andy's guest co-host today is Maria Boustany, from Chateau Rweiss in Lebanon. Listen as they discuss the beauty of the ...
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Episode 300 NANCY SHAFFER - The Live Events Coalition, Board President & Director

Episode 300 NANCY SHAFFER – The Live Events Coalition, Board President & Director

Andy is bringing us a very important interview pertinent right now in the weddings and events industry. The Live Events ...
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Episode 302 THE NEXT LEVEL: KIM WISELEY discusses JOY PROCTOR The Essence of Design

Episode 302 THE NEXT LEVEL: KIM WISELEY discusses JOY PROCTOR The Essence of Design

Andy's guest co-host today is Kim Wiseley, Founder and Creative Director of Flutter Magazine, and she recently created a new ...
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Episode 305 THE NEXT LEVEL: ALEJANDRA POUPEL discusses ROB VAN HELDEN, Perfect Simplicity and Floral Design for Royalty

Episode 305 THE NEXT LEVEL: ALEJANDRA POUPEL discusses ROB VAN HELDEN, Perfect Simplicity and Floral Design for Royalty

Andy's guest co-host today is Alejandra Poupel from Alejandra Poupel Events out of Paris, catering to an international clientele including ...
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Episode 307 A Conversation With DAVID BEAHM & CHRISTINA MATTEUCCI

Episode 307 A Conversation With DAVID BEAHM & CHRISTINA MATTEUCCI

"I believe there are no better problem solvers in the world than special event professionals." Andy is excited to have ...
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Episode 309 REVISIT: DAVID MONN PART 2: Acumen in the Business of Events

Episode 309 REVISIT: DAVID MONN PART 2: Acumen in the Business of Events

In this episode of the Wedding Biz, Andy brings back David Monn for part 2 of their conversation. David's clients ...
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