Celebrity Event Planner, Preston Bailey Gives Tips on How to Create Memorable Events!! #Video & #Podcast

After thirty-two years in the event industry, Preston Bailey has made his mark as an artist, creating dramatic, one-of-a-kind spaces for events for people like Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, Joan Rivers, and many celebrities and royal families around the globe. He is the author of five successful design books, including “Fantasy Weddings” and “Celebrations,” and he makes frequent TV appearances and speaks at conferences around the world.

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No matter what type of party you are putting together, Preston encourages everyone to ask themselves what they would do if they didn’t fear upsetting or being judged by anyone else. This is the first step to planning a memorable experience from start to finish – regardless of the occasion, venue, or budget. Preston says you need to tap into your own vision because no one should be following trends, but creating them!

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KEY TIPS:

· Making first impressions, and the importance of the entryway
· Simple lighting tricks that can change the whole mood of the space
· How to engage all the senses, and why scent matters more than you’d think
· Preston’s favorite gift ideas for your guests or bridal party

The fragrance that Preston Bailey recommends in the video is Especially Escada:

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Preston Bailey was born and raised in the tropical paradise of Panamá. Moving to New York City in 1968, he began his career in the design world as a fashion model at the age of 19. Ultimately, Preston’s innate talent for design and dramatic sensibilities led him to the event industry. After 30 years in the business, Preston Bailey has become renowned for his gift for completely transforming raw, ordinary spaces into sumptuous, theatrical environments. Because of Preston’s unique ability to create breathtaking, memorable events, he has developed a client base that includes royalty, socialites, business moguls and celebrities such as Donald Trump, Oprah Winfrey, Joan Rivers, Donna Karan, Liza Minnelli, Laurence Fishburne, Bill Cosby, Matt Lauer, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, Uma Thurman, Donny Deustch, Jennifer Hudson and Ivanka Trump, among others. In addition, he is the author of four best-selling books, Design for Entertaining, Fantasy Weddings, Inspirations, and Celebrations. His newest book, Flowers, hit shelves at the beginning of October 2011. Most recently, Preston partnered with The Wedding Planning Institute to offer a first-of-its-kind wedding and event planning course that is available at nearly 2,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United State, as well as online. His numerous national television appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Extra, CBS’s The Early Show, and NBC’s Today Show. He regularly appears in dozens of publications including Town & Country, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle Décor, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and New York Post

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Thank you to Preston Bailey for his fabulous tips and ideas. Such a great man and very generous with his time!

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

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