Today, Montgomery Parks announces its panel for the Not-So-Big Wedding Boutique. Headed up by Joyce Mnkande, owner of Events2Remember, the panel is comprised of wedding industry professionals, representing the full range of vendors involved in Sunday's event. The judges are:
is the founder an downer of Events2Remember, Inc. She is a member of the International Special Events Society (ISES) where she serves on the board. With a strong background in accounting and as a certified event planner, she has successfully designed, developed, produced, and executed a myriad of events ranging from small intimate events to large cross-cultural, multi-faceted events.
is the lead bridal consultant and design specialist at the award-winning Little House of Flowers, located in Gambrills, MD. Since taking over in February 2006, Julie has become the go-to florist for brides of every budget. She has extensive knowledge of flowers, their appropriate seasons and availability.
is co-owner of InStyle Caterers. Denise has more than 16 years of catering experience. She has served on the DC ISES chapter board as director of Volunteers and Job Bank and co-director on Front Desk and is presently serving as its President.
Janice Harrison is owner of Occasional Cakes. Baking for years, Janice starter her professional baking career after a layoff in 1994. Since then she has been recognized for her talents by a variety of publications. Janice uses her grandmother's recipes and makes everything from scratch.
Andrew Larris, aka "Sir Andrew" has performed and produced entertainment at over 2000 events across the country. His publishing credits include Washingtonian Bride & Groom and American Entertainment Magazine and he has participated in a live online chat with Washingtonian Magazine as an authority on wedding DJs. Sir Andrew is involved in the SEARCH Foundation, ISES, and IACEP.
Dave Fritz is an Account Executive with Cort Event Furnishings. He has over 10 years of experience in the event industry and has served on the DC ISES Board of Directors for four years. Dave is presently serving as VP of Membership for the second year.
Carmichael Q. Jennings is the owner & CEO and lead photographer for On Q'ue Photography, based in Beltsville, Maryland. Mr. Jennings has 17 years experience and specializes in destination weddings. His work has been featured in several industry magazines, and he has produced cover photos for Bride's Day and Perfect Wedding Guide magazines.