OFD News: NACE Experience! 2013

Hey everyone! Today we’re taking a break from our usual wedding PR and wedding marketing posts, to share some exciting industry news. I’m  thrilled to announce that I will be speaking at the National Association Catering and Events Experience! 2013 conference! This is going to be an awesome event and I’m so honored to be apart of it! ~Meghan


(Richmond, VA )  – The National Association for Catering and Events has selected Meghan Ely, President of OFD Consulting LLC to speak at the NACE Experience! 2013 conference in Chicago, Illinois, on July 14 and 15, 2013.

“Serving as a speaker for NACE’s Experience! 2013 is an incredible honor,” says Ely. “With the abundance of wedding professionals at this event the ability to collaborate, contribute and absorb information will be limitless.”

Ely presented at various speaking engagements on such topics as  “Building Your Business,” “Marketing to the Generation Y Bride” and “Ready, Set, Submit: Turning Your Real Weddings Into Press.” Covering the tricks of the trade for wedding marketing and wedding PR, Ely provides the latest news, strategies and education to wedding professionals.

At this year’s NACE Experience 2013! Ely will be reviewing the best ways to streamline your business and increase the value of your experience for your clients in her “From Stressed to Streamlined: Creating an Organizational System that Works” presentation. In her presentation, “Put Yourself in the Limelight: PR Practices You Can Use,” Ely will help educate wedding professionals to become a more valuable asset to the media.

About OFD Consulting LLC

OFD Consulting LLC is a niche Wedding Marketing and Wedding PR Firm that services the Wedding Industry. Founded in 2009, OFD Consulting assists Wedding Professionals with targeting their Wedding Marketing and Wedding PR for maximum impact. More information can be found at https://ofdconsulting.com or on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ofdconsulting.

About the Special Event 2013

Experience! 2013 is “the can’t miss industry event for caterers, event planners and event professionals.”  The event seeks to help professionals “gain bold insights from industry leaders”, learn fresh ideas to “develop yourself personally and professionally”, “network with a community professionals” and uncover the latest and greatest products and services at the Marketplace Expo.

For more information, you can visit their website.



Meghan Ely

Regarded as one of the leading wedding publicists in the US, Meghan Ely combines in-the-trenches event experience with a love of wedding PR. She has earned coverage for her clients with the New York Times, People, Brides, Bridal Guide, The Knot, Martha Stewart Weddings, CNN Money, and more. She is a WeddingPro Expert and long-time contributor to Catersource.com and SpecialEvents.com.