Event Emergency Call

On a rare Spring Saturday, rare because I was not covering a wedding on a Saturday afternoon, picture this… elbow deep in crawfish on a deck, under a tent in Stafford, my back is completely soaked by the torrential downpour that has ensued. My phone starts vibrating, I’m truly not thinking about answering but it’s Boyd, as in Jackson & Company, Boyd Bryan.

Without hesitation I answered the call subsequently covering my phone case with crustacean juices.  What’s that, am I working?  No, not at all… “Can you cover an event at the Corinthian for a couple hours, our client’s photographer is flooded in and cannot get out of his neighborhood?” Naturally I said yes!

I was advised that if I could be there in an hour when the program began, it would be ideal. I dropped everything I was doing and proceeded to splash through the parking lot to my car to head back into town.

What should have been at 15 minute drive ended up taking 45 minutes due to the amount of water on 59 and the number of accidents. I raced into the studio, rinsed off, scrubbed the mud bug scent off my hands and arms, changed into my suit, grabbed my gear and took off. I still arrived in time (just barely) and was relieved to find that they had pushed the timeline back, several of the attendees were also running late due to the storms and flooding.

I took a deep breath and got my gear ready to cover this dinner, for recipients of the Gold Medal, Distinguished Alumni Award and Meritorious Service Award for Rice University.

This is what the hospitality industry is about, resolving issues regardless of the situation, and making our clients events go off without a hitch. Whether it be a missing linen or a rescheduled event due to severe flooding we have experienced here in Houston lately. You never know what the obstacle might be. We see it all and are here to assist and provide our clients the best possible experience without flinching.

Many clients do not realize the issues that arise and are solved behind the scenes due to wonderful professional relationships in our industry, without the guests ever being aware.

I am a proud member of the NACE Houston Chapter family, for 14 years now, and a long time board member.  I currently serve as the Treasurer and can truly say that hiring a professional makes all the difference.



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Weddings in Houston Magazine Featured Style Shoot at Waters Edge

We were excited to be asked to participate in this style shoot for Weddings in Houston Magazine by Claudia de Velasco with A Day to Remember. She coordinated the entire event at Waters Edge in Clear Lake. Gowns and accessories were provided by Mia Couture while linens were from Nuage Designs. Floral, decor and rentals from Flora & Eventi and hair and makeup by Nyoka Gregory Beauty. Lighting and dance floor courtesy of GTX Production and cakes from Susie’s Cakes. This feature is in the August 2016 issue hitting newsstands soon on pages 376-379.

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2016 Modern Luxury Houston Brides Featured Wedding at River Oaks Country Club

A recent wedding was chosen to be featured in the Spotlight Weddings section of Modern Luxury Houston Brides magazine. This time Charlotte and James’s Winter 2016 wedding was chosen and is in the Summer 2016 issue. The magazine should hit the newsstands soon so keep an eye out for it.

For additional info on the wedding featured visit our blog entries:
Charlotte + James wedding     Charlotte + James rehearsal dinner     Charlotte’s bridal session

Reprinted with permission as featured in Modern Luxury Houston Brides

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BraeBurn Country Club Easter Event

We had the pleasure of documenting this year’s Easter Brunch at Braeburn Country Club. In additional to the never ending brunch there was several thing to keep the kids entertained. Member families were treated to face painting, balloon art as well as an educational element with live animals. The afternoon ended with Easter Egg Hunt for different age groups. We were happy to run into four of our past wedding clients who had a great time on this holiday.

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