I started the business marketing with a branding board, featuring luxury colors and a pineapple symbolizing hospitality.

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We specialize in beach wedding ceremonies and only work with trusted, local vendors. Here is a link to see what our weddings look like: https://www.amibeachweddings.com/p334404626

 

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I started the Anna Maria Island Wedding Association to showcase local vendors and to build referrals 
 

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The most recent collaboration with the Anna Maria Island Wedding Association- a styled shoot. The results: link:  https://www.amibeachweddings.com/p192258651

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The vendors are:

 

AMI Beach Weddings, coordination

The Loft 5, style daytime shoot

Flowers by Edie, daytime

Blooms by the Beach, night

Cakes from Hometown Desserts

Linen by Linens by the Sea

Photography by Love & Style Photography

Setting is the new Doctor's Garden event space

 

A new trend is live streaming weddings. This one was just a group of eight. Their wedding was cancelled in California with a guest list of 200, so they held it at the Doctor's Garden with just immediate family and livestreamed it for almost two hundred virtual guests.

That wedding will be featured in the Anna Maria Island Wedding magazine, funded in part by a Visit Florida grant for outreach to destination couples. This is the highlight link: https://www.amibeachweddings.com/p802594659

Here is the cover and first page of the magazine. The entire marketing piece will be completed by December, and is expected to be 60-80 pages long. https://.../605435-2.pdfhttps://.../605436-3.pdf

I also created a marketing piece with winners voted on by local vendors. The link is below.

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For marketing, we use HARO (Help a Reporter Out) and were featured in a major magazine, First For Women. Here is a link to the article: https://.../ffw.pdf

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My proudest business moment was winning the Tourism Ambassador of the Year award from the Tourist Development Council.

 

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