Party Planning Radio was created to highlight the amazing business owners who have a listing on Venuesnmore.com. Laura Alotaibi, the owner of Venuesnmore.com, interviews a different party industry business owners on each episode. Venuesnmore.com is an online party marketplace that automates the booking process planning and booking parties.
Party Planning Radio is all about planning the perfect party, talking about the entrepreneurial journey, and having great conversations with local business owners.
Wedding Planning -- Andy Kushner
A must listen for DIY Brides...Andy Kushner of Kushner Entertainment and host of The Wedding Biz Podcast joins Laura to talk about planning weddings.
Billings Productions -- Lauren Bilings
Laura Alotaibi, from Venues N More, sits down with Lauren Billings from Billings Productions (AKA The Dinosaur Company). We talk all things dinosaurs (of course), creating and scaling a business and party planning tips. This episode also features Sarah, a realistic puppet dinosaur, who joined us for the recording. Lauren's excitement for dinosaurs and business will leave you inspired. This is a do not miss episode!
To view party packages offered by The Dinosaur Company via Venues N More, check out the link below:
Nomad Productions--Doug Turner
Laura Alotaibi from Venues N More sits down with Doug Turner from Nomad Productions. This episode is a do not miss episode for novice DIY wedding planners to professional party planners. Doug translates his experience in the party industry to excellent, never before shared tips. Doug's company, Nomad Productions can help you with any party you are planning, with a worldwide reach. Listen, learn, and be entertained!
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Black Tie Baby Sitting
Laura Alotaibi, from Venues N More, sits down with Hope Hunter from Black-Tie Babysitting to talk all things entrepreneurial. Hope shares how she has grown Black-Tie from an accidental business idea to a thriving service for brides in the past ten years. Black-Tie Babysitting provides on-site care for the kids during events of all types. Black-Tie brings in talented, organized staff to keep the littlest guests of your party busy.
Hope also shares so many valuable tips about incorporating kids into wedding receptions. These tips are an amazing asset to any bride planning the wedding of her dreams.
There are so many takeaways from this podcast: from tips to the entrepreneurs to tips to the everyday party planner to tips to brides. This episode is a do not miss episode!
Transitioning from Military to Business World with Andrea Klema from Bricks and Minifigs
Laura Alotaibi with Venues N More sits down with Andrea Klema with Brick and Minifigs franchise. Andrea owns three Bricks and Minifigs franchises in the DFW area and gives lots of advice to budding entrepreneurs and party planners alike. Andrea shares her story of transitioning from a military family to business owner. Here are some resources that can help military families looking to transition:
Franchises that offer Vet Discounts: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/251658
Boots to Business: https://www.sba.gov/offices/headquarters/ovbd/resources/160511
Dress for Success (for business clothes): https://dressforsuccess.org
For Texas Vets: https://www.texvet.org/
Job Postings: www.vaforvets.va.gov
Help from SBA: https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/grow-your-business/veteran-owned-businesses#section-header-0
Boots to Heels Program: https://www.attitudesandattire.org
Do you have any resources to add to our list? Email: Laura at email@example.com
Andrea also discusses why moms must take time to care for themselves so that their business can grow.
This episode is a do not miss episode!
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Party Planning Roundtable
Laura is joined by 2 top party planners Naima Moore and Ashley D'Amico
A great niche podcast for the event industry!
Laura has done a wonderful job of putting together a fantastically themes podcast that event planners can really benefit from. It has a ton of information, and I found it very entertaining! Having been in the event industry for a few decades, a show like Party Planning Radio is so needed. Wonderful!
Love the Party Planning Focus!
Great source of insight from local business owners in the party planning space - I've recommended this to a few of my Event Planner friends. Awesome stuff!
Entertaining, informative & motivational podcast for the events industry! MUST listen🥳