2018 marks the nine year anniversary of TCWEP.
See what happens when TCWEP holds our monthly event around Twin Cities venues, bringing in sponsors and volunteers to make the location and vendors involved shine. From catered food to decor that knocks-your-socks-off.

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Light Box Studio – Modern Chic

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Merry TCWEP Networking at Light Box Studio was a great event! Light Box Studio is a full service photography and film production rental facility serving the Twin Cities.   Lightbox Studio offers a private 1500 sq. ft. drive-in studio bay (with 24ft high ceilings), a private client lounge,  state of the art kitchen, private conference room, reception area with fireplace, and a large private parking lot. 

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This location was perfect for TCWEP’s Charity Networking Event for People Serving People, where 8 blankets were tied in 10 minutes during networking event.

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TCWEP Networking Charity Blankets
Left to right: Meghan B and Jeanne P creating tie blankets for People Serving People

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These events come to be due to amazing sponsors that make our events shine!  Thank you to all that participated in this event.

Venue – Light Box Studio
AV Lighting – EMI Audio
Centerpieces – The Cutting Garden
Music – Victrola Man Phonograph DJ
Photography – Lauren B Photography
PR & Media: Slingshot Branding & PR, LLC
Videography – Moving Tree Media

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Michael J. with Victrola Man – Phonograph DJ
The Cutting Garden Centerpieces
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right: Jackie K – Weddings at the Broz
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Ron R. with LightBox Studio
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Must be Givers Gain Luck! Tom O. with Onsite Companies won the $100 visa gift card tcwep giveaway. …Didn’t he win the Delta Hotel Night Giveaway? Tom O. always gives away a potty bank. #GiversGain
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Palomar M. – Be Things
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Framed TCWEP Logo compliments of Jaguar Blu
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Event Review: Festivities Event Rental Decor Floral

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Wow! What a cool event with life size letters by Your-Type Larger than Life Letters welcoming us at our TCWEP Networking Event.

TCWEP Founders: Elizabeth S., Michelle T. and Matthew S.

Festivities Event Rental Decor Floral Showroom is literal eye candy; so many beautiful colors and many styled areas where creativeness just flows.   Thank you Coppersmith Photography for all these images!
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Festivites Rental showroom
TCWEP Networking Event at Festivities Showroom
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Event Sponsor: Greg J. with With a Twist Bartending Service 

With a Twist Bartending Service handles every aspect of beverage service for your party. Bartenders, ice, bottled water, mixes, sodas, bottled water, cups, garnishes and more.

Event Sponsor: Regina D. with The House of Brigadeiros

The house of brigaderios

Brigadeiro (bree-gah-dey-ro) is a traditional Brazilian sweet, a unique treat that can be described as a blend between a truffle and a fudge.   These were sooooo good!

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Jessica L – Lancer Catering and Kaitlin K. – Lancer Catering enjoying bruschetta sponsored by Water Street Inn – Georgene V.
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Pictured left to right: Kaitlin K -Three Rivers Park District; Dana A.- Keyed Up Events; Jes B. -_Jes B Jewerly; Brandi H. -Hunt Wright Design Company; Dawn O. -Sugar and Spice Custom Cakery
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Pictured left to right: Allison M. – Ulimate Events; Sandra O. – Silks and Images; Kat M. -Adore Production Design
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Pictured left to right: Kelly H. – Bloomington Hilton, Amber B. – Crowne Plaza Northstar; Suzanne C. -Three Rivers Park District

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Founders: Matthew S. – Complete Weddings + Events., Elizabeth S. – Mn Chamber, and Michelle T. – Delight Photography

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Caitlin with Festivities sharing at TCWEP Networking Event
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Pictured left to right: Janel O. -Nord Social Room; Leslie J. -Positively Charmed and Laura A. – Adler Financial

TCWEP November Table Topic: 2019 Trends in the Wedding & Event Industry; be watching for upcoming blog post; we gathered 2019 trends from our experts at TCWEP Wedding & Event Professionals.

Founders: Elizabeth S. – MnChamber; Matthew S. – Complete Weddings + Events; Michelle T. – Delight Photography at TCWEP Networking Event
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Matthew S. -Complete Weddings + Events; Elizabeth S. – MN Chamber; Renee A.- Renees Limousine; Sandra O. – Silks & Images

Huge thank you to all these sponsors that made this event possible:

Festivities Showroom
Your-Type Larger than Life Letters
With a Twist Minneapolis
The House of Brigadeiros
Coppersmith Photography
Moving Tree Media
Brushetta: Water Street Inn
Pizza Lucé
PR&Media: Slingshot Branding & PR, LLC

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Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast – Easy, Accessible, Modern

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Delta Hotel, 1330 Industrial Blvd NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

We have a Winner for Delta Hotels by Marriott  – Win a One Night Stay Executive King Room Prizegiveaway given at our TCWEP October Event! Congratulations to Tom O. with Onsite Companies.  He participated/entered by posting to his Instagram account with a social media shout out about this event.  Way to go, Tom!

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left to right: Matt S., Lori S., Todd O., and Claire H.

Delta Hotels by Marriott’s newly renovated space is absolutely stunning.   So smart with the art / wall hangings chosen that display local, recognizable locations in the Twin Cities area, as well as the contemporary, upscale, modern feel to their hotel.  Their space can accommodate an outdoor wedding ceremony in their courtyard, or an indoor ceremony in their ballroom, (perfect for plan B with Minnesota weather) with an even larger ballroom perfectly set and ready for receptions, not to mention the glorious guest rooms available for over night stays.  Read more about Delta Hotels by Marriott

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Claire H. – Director of Sales and her team with Delta Hotels by Marriott was fantastic to work with. Claire said with the menu selections for TCWEP’s event, they wanted to showcase something different, which we thoroughly enjoyed. It was great watching the chef’s station prepare pad thai for us, with incredible mandarin salad, chicken satay and oooo, the peanut curry sauce was ever so good! We were swooning over the food!
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And hold on for the best cheesecake in the universe – with over 222 flavors,  MuddyPaws Cheesecake provided their top notch variety cheesecakes to each table for us to enjoy during our TCWEP Round Table Topic as we discussed What Variety of Services Do You Offer in Your Business?   It helps immensely to have these conversations as we get to know about each other’s businesses and how we can refer these services to potential clients.

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TCWEPs Volunteer Sponsors make our events shine; huge shout outs to all that made this event a success!  Thank you!
Venue & Catering: Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis
Dessert: MuddyPaws Cheesecake
Decor/Linens/Centerpieces/Drapery: Festivities
Showcase Lighting: Imagine Lights
Photographer: Heather Hanson Weddings, LLC

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