Speakers

Featuring speakers with decades of combined experience, attendees will learn from experts in design & branding, event styling, pricing for luxury clients, and how to reach luxury clients.

 
southern wedding business, southern wedding business education

brand + web designer

Kaitlin Fontenot

Kait Fontenot is a resident of Mandeville, Louisiana where she resides with her four year old son and airline pilot husband, John. She is the founder of Kait Studio, where she spends her days working with international brands to elevate their presence through design and consulting. In her personal life, you can find her, her husband, and son bike riding and jogging on the St. Tammany Trace, exploring the city, traveling somewhere new, or gathered around a table with some of their closest friends. Kait values being transparent, sharing with other business owners how they can effectively brand themselves without feeling overwhelmed or confused. You can find Kaitlin on Instagram @kaitlinfontenot.

 

southern wedding business, southern wedding business education
southern wedding business, southern wedding business education

photographers

Desiree + Hunter Ryland

We are The Rylands — a husband & wife wedding photography team located in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Our speciality is in creating experiences that best capture our couples - work we've been doing for nearly a decade. They also own HD Photobooth Co., a one of a kind photo booth experience!

 
 
Diane Mouton
 
 

elopement planner

Logan Doerries

Logan is a specialist in event styling and has a keen eye for design. She is one half of Pop of Love NOLA, an elopement planning company in New Orleans, LA. She also assists business owners with content creation and social media management.

 
CATHERINE GUIDRY wedding photographer

Wedding photographer

Catherine Guidry

Catherine Guidry is a New Orleans based wedding photographer, podcaster and educator. She has photographed hundreds of weddings, been featured on Style Me Pretty, The Knot, Wedding Sparrow, and Southern Brides..and is now helping others embrace imperfection and pursue their passions through the podcast "Mistakes Make Magic." Her greatest achievements lie in creating memorable experiences for her clients and teaching other creative entrepreneurs and photographers how to successfully run their businesses!

FLORIST

Diane Mouton

Diane, fearless leader of Fat Cat Flowers, offers a twist on tradition and redefines the local flower market, bringing style and elegance to any celebration. Specializing in New Orleans weddings and corporate engagements, these inventive works of art utilize seasonal elements in a modern fresh way.