OFD News: The Special Event 2013

Note from OFD- Happy Friday all! Today we’re taking a break from our usual wedding marketing posts and wedding PR shout outs to share a bit a of news that came across our desk this week! We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled program this coming week! ~Meghan

Wedding Marketing and PR Specialist Selected for  The Special Event 2013

(Chicago, IL)— Meghan Ely, president of wedding marketing and wedding PR firm OFD Consulting, is pleased to announce she has been selected to speak at  The Special Event 2013 conference in Chicago on January 15 – 18, 2013.

“It’s an honor being chosen as one of the featured speakers for The Special Event,” says Ely. “TSE always provides a great deal of inspiration to its attendees and I look forward to lending my insight and experiences in 2013.”

Ely is slated to speak on two topics.  The first, “Ready, Set, Submit: Turning Your Real Weddings Into Press,” will discuss  the ins and outs of Wedding PR and real wedding submissions. The second, which will be co-presented with Jennifer McBride of McBride Events, is  “The Great Bounce Back: Hitting Rock Bottom and Coming Back.”

“Jennifer and I have been developing our topic for quite some time and are fully prepared to make this coming year’s presentation an educational, rewarding experience for everyone involved,” says Ely, who has co-presented with McBride previously at both the 2010 and 2011 TSE conferences.

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

The Special Event is “the world’s largest tradeshow and conference for event professionals” and is being held this year at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois. It is a four-day event that seeks toinspire wedding professionals to transform and change their businesses to meet the industry’s standards, as well as set their “events in motion” for personal acceleration and improvement.

For more information, you can visit their website or follow them on Twitter @TSECONF_EVENTS.



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.