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OFD is presenting at ArmsDJ in Richmond!

Can I quickly say how great it feels to say I’ll be speaking in my city? As much as I love traveling, I also love being able to see all of my Richmond people. Good news (and lucky me!), I’ll be presenting for ArmsDJ Richmond on Tuesday, September 18 at Historic Mankin Mansion! The event starts at 8am with breakfast and networking, with speaking topics starting at 10am. For more information and to purchase tickets,...

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Topics: Speaking


Wedding Venue Marketing Ideas

Wedding venues are an increasingly competitive segment of the events industry. The goal of every owner and sales team is to keep calendars full and bookings coming in year-round. Ideally, you’d like to spend as little money on advertising as possible while creating a buzz around your facility, attracting qualified leads and Pinterest-worthy weddings that pay well and leave delighted. Easy, right? It’s essential to spread the word about your site, but doing so takes...

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Topics: business strategies, wedding marketing, wedding pr


OFD Receives Top Honors at Virginia PR Awards!

Today is a very special day in the office! I’m thrilled to announce that OFD Consulting was honored with two awards at last night’s 71st Annual Virginia Public Relations Awards, in both the Media Relations – National and Web Broadcasts categories! Our entire team could not be more excited to receive this recognition from our peers, and we want to send a big thank you to the entire selection committee.         Meghan Ely is the owner of wedding...

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Topics: wedding pr


OFD is Holding a Richmond SCORE Workshop!

The craziness of busy season continues! I’ll be holding a Richmond SCORE workshop “Be Your Own Publicist” at Meadowdale Library here in Richmond on May 29 at 6:30pm. The session will go over everything from cultivating media contacts to writing press releases. Don’t miss this one! For more information and registration, click here.  

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Topics: Speaking


NACE Experience 2018 Speakers Announced!

The gang’s all here – NACE Experience 2018 speakers have been announced! We’ll be traveling to Palm Springs from July 22-25 for the annual conference, and this year we’re celebrating NACE’s 60th birthday! I can’t wait to celebrate another year with everyone. For more info and registration, click here. See you soon!

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Topics: Speaking, wedding industry


#ThrowbackThursday – Royal Wedding Edition!

As you know, we’re over here counting down the days (minutes, let’s be real) until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle head down the aisle, and we stumbled across this gem from the last Royal Wedding! I couldn’t help but share this amazing infographic from Preeti Moberg over at The Big Fat Indian Wedding. We’re hoping for another jaw-dropping wedding as we prep for our Royal Wedding Watch Party! Don’t mind us, we’ll be over here...

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