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Planners Tell All

17 July, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Michael's Party Rentals, Inc.
1221 S Main St
Palmer, Massachusetts
United States
Connecticut River Valley Chapter

Come join us for a unique networking opportunity at a unique venue!
MPI CRV is teaming up with a local wedding professional networking organization for a night of exchanging tips, hints and secrets of the planning industry at a well-established rental company. 

We’ll have a panel of 4 talented planners; 2 wedding planners and 2 meeting planners.
What can we learn from each other? 
Join us to find out!

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Meet the Woman behind the Western New England Wedding Professionals & CJC Events:

Lisa Powers


Lisa Powers is a bridal show producer, local wedding magazine publisher and all-around connector of all things weddings for engaged couples and wedding professionals in western New England. As the Publisher of the Wedding Day Sourcebook, Lisa compiles trendy articles, images and content for the area’s longest running local wedding publication. A member of the Bridal Show Producers International (BSPI), Lisa has been a bridal show producer for over 20 years, gathering the best of the best area wedding professionals under one roof for amazing events for engaged couples.

Producing bridal shows and wedding events of various sizes, Lisa is proud to say that for over 18 years, her company, CJC Events produces The Western New England Bridal Shows at the MassMutual Center in Springfield. The location hosts the area’s largest one day Bridal Shows in March and November every year featuring the area’s finest wedding professionals, products and services for engaged couples.

As an advocate for weddings, wedding professionals and small businesses, Lisa also hosts business to business events for local wedding professionals, offering networking opportunities, educational events, information and inspiration just for area wedding professionals.



Michael’s Party Rentals is pleased to be the host for this amazing Planners Tell All event. Michael’s recently received the national honor of the Presidential Image Award. They are excited to show off their beautiful showroom and extensive warehouse!

We hope to see you all there! 


Meet our Planners:


Amanda Cristina, CMP- Senior Meeting Planner | LIMRA

Erin Tierney- Lecturer Hospitality & Tourism Management | Isenberg School of Management

Jackie Martucci- Events by Jackie M  

Lisa Antonecchia- Creative Concepts by Lisa

- Why Should You Attend?

  • Attend a panel made up of established meeting planners and wedding planners in the area and learn their tips, hints and secrets to plan a successful event whether social, corporate or association in nature.

  • Better understand how to grow your career as a meeting or wedding planner.

  • Share in success stories as well as learning opportunities.

Suppliers - Why Should You Attend?

  • Get the opportunity to network with a new and diverse group of local area meeting planners and wedding professionals and hear from a panel of established planners.

  • Learn how to better partner with meeting and social planners to help create a successful and memorable event or program.

  • Uncover success stories as well as learning opportunities with planning partners.

Other Reasons You Should Attend

The Menu
Catered by Myers Catering
Sponsored by Michael's Party Rental's

Assorted Crostini: Hand Cut Crostini with Bruschetta, Tapenade & Artichoke Red Pepper Toppings 
-Beef Empanadas Served with Salsa & Sour Cream 
-Butternut Squash Wontons Roasted Butternut Squash Hand Stuffed Fried Dumpling 
-Citrus Grilled Shrimp with Guacamole atop a Tortilla 
-Pulled Pork Cups: House Seasoned Pulled Pork in Phyllo Cups 
-Vegetable Antipasto Platter with Meat & Cheese 
-Mini Quiche Assorted Variety 

Signature drink is Ga Ga for Grapefruit
Locally distilled Murr-Ma Gin, fresh squeezed grapefruit, rosemary infused syrup

More fun stuff!! Fort Photo Booth vintage photo booth! 

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