Audrey Saavedra

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5 Ways to Utilize Reviews to Get Your Business Booked

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on June 9, 2022

One of the quickest and easiest ways to build trust with prospective clients (before even interacting with them!) is through positive reviews. 

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How to Discuss Tipping Etiquette With Party Planners

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on May 4, 2022

Tips are a way for clients to show satisfaction, appreciation and provide additional compensation to vendors for a job well done.

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Video: 25th Anniversary Celebration

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on April 28, 2022

We're celebrating 25 years of connecting vendors with party planners for all types of events! Since 1997, we've helped vendors get booked for over 500,000 celebrations, collectively earning more than $300 million.

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How V&V Bartending is Stirring Up Growth

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on April 26, 2022

Meet Vincent, bartender and owner at V & V Bartending. Vincent began his bartending business four years ago, and what started as a one-member team has since expanded to 20 mixologists.

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How This Caricaturist Turned Her Passion Into a Career

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on March 31, 2022

Meet Emily Byrne, a caricaturist and long-time member of The Bash. She has over 20 years of professional experience creating caricatures and silhouettes for everyone from babies to one-hundred-year-olds. 

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6 Things Party Planners Look For in a Vendor Quote

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on March 23, 2022

We’ve heard from vendors about their top tips when submitting quotes to leads. Now, we heard directly from planners about what they look for in vendor quotes—we even spoke with our very own Katie D. on our Account Services Team who is currently planning her wedding! From their early planning stage to when they're ready to book, find out what party and event hosts value in a quote and what leads them to hire a vendor.

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Report: How Vendors Are Finding Success in 2022

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on March 8, 2022

After navigating an uncertain events industry the past two years, more consistent celebrations are finally ahead. Weddings are expected to hit a historic high, and many other new and rescheduled events will be taking place this year.

In our new report, we provide detailed findings from our survey of over 750 event vendors on the actions they're taking to find success this year. You will learn if they've connected with new clients, how they plan to advertise their business, what they are looking forward to most in 2022, and more!

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2021 Rising Star Awards!

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on February 16, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the winners of The Bash’s 2021 Rising Star Award!

The members who earned the most booking dollars in their primary category in 2021 have been awarded the badge on their profile and notified via email today. Check out this year's Rising Star Award recipients.

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About Gus Person and His Successful Bagpiping Career

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on February 9, 2022

Meet Gus Person, a bagpiper from PA who has been a member on The Bash since 2013. Gus has been piping since 1964 and has played in seven pipe bands throughout his career. He has also competed in pipe band and solo piping competitions in the US. Gus has performed for numerous events over the years including weddings, funerals, memorial services, birthdays, and more.

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Best of 2021 Award

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on January 18, 2022

Today, we officially announced the winners of our annual Best of Award which has been given to members of The Bash who received 2 or more reviews of 4 stars or higher for events in 2021!

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