Are you going to Celebrate with us?

I asked our Meetings and Events Chair, Julie Blakey, to give us some details regarding our member's holiday party, Celebrate.  We're so excited about this upcoming event and wanted to see what Julie might share with us about the hush-hush plans she's been working on.

Q:  So Julie, what are the specifics so we know when, where, etc?

A:  The date of Celebrate is December 12, 2017.  Our location is the fabulous Crescent Court Hotel, at which you'll need to arrive at 6pm!  Don't be late as as our first surprise of the evening will happen at 6:30pm and you don't want to miss it!  Complimentary valet is provided at the Crescent.  We also have a room block there if you would like to stay after the party!

Q:  What was your inspiration for this year's Celebrate?

A:  We wanted to throw an awesome for us, the event planners!  We attend a lot of weddings and events but don't get to sit back, relax and enjoy a night with our friends.  So that is just what we have in store for everyone!  Bring your SO because it's going to be such a fun night and you'll definitely be sorry if you miss it!

Q:  What should we wear to the event?

A:  I encourage everyone to dress in holiday attire and be ready for a fun evening!

Q: How much does it cost to attend Celebrate 2017?

A:  The event is complimentary for members who have met their 2017 educational hours requirement.  For member guests and/or members how have not completed their hours, registration is $50.  (Members should have received an email invitation to register themselves and their guest.  If you have not received yours, please email us at executivedirector@aacwp.org asap!)

Q:  I know you won't give me details, but could you maybe share who is helping create such a special event?

A:  Brooke Millis, my committee member, has been a tremendous help to me!  She has been on the committee for the last several years and has been instrumental in helping answer all my questions and dream up fun ideas that we think you, our members will enjoy.  We've had so much fun planning this event since early 2017 and can't wait to have you all there! Our partners and sponsors for Celebrate have been amazing as well.  I can't give all of them away, but I can share that we've partnered with The Crescent Court Hotel, Haute Floral, BBJ Linen, The Jam Wows, Allen TsaiNice Shot Films and Golden Greys.  The rest will be revealed at the event!

Q:  Will we see any recurring traditions at Celebrate?  Surely you can at least share that...

A:  Traditions I can share now will include mingling, selfies and IG worthy pics, dinner, drinks and dancing! 😉 Come find out the rest Tuesday, December 12th.  We're trying something new and adding a little twist to the night -- can't wait to hear what you think!

Thank you Julie for taking the time to answer my questions!  Can't wait to see everyone there!

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