OFD News: NACE Richmond Meeting!

I couldn’t be happier to announce that I will be speaking at the NACE Richmond meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in Richmond, VA!

Following the fabulous NACE Experience! Conference in Chicago this past July where I had the privilege of speaking, I am reprising my presentation: Streamlining Your Event Business:

If you’re trying to balance all the tasks involved in running your own business such as reviewing your to do lists or keeping up with your inbox, you may want to learn about the methods to help you manage it all. Learn how to become more organized and implement strategies that will help you eliminate the stress and allow you to stay sane. Increase the value of your overall experience with your clients while decreasing the time typically involved managing and running your business. In this session, you will learn:

1. How to recognize breakdowns in your organizational systems

2. How to select and manager interns and staff, and how to delegate work to them

3. How and When to confirm appointments

4. How to create efficient proposals and contracts

5. How to keep up with marketing efforts such as Social Media campaigns

The event is being held from 5:30pm-7:30pm at:

The Commonwealth Club

401 W. Franklin St.

Richmond, VA 23220

If you’re interested in attending you can find out more information here! I look forward to seeing everyone there!

Meghan Ely is the owner of wedding marketing and wedding pr firm OFD Consulting. She is the exclusive wedding pr columnist to wedding marketing journal WedLock magazine and is a highly sought after speaker in the wedding industry. She loves ruffle table runners and Royal Wedding Tchotchkes. To learn how OFD Consulting can assist you with your wedding marketing and wedding pr, please contact us


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.