Kelly Andres, President of Select Event Rentals
Select Event Rentals has made quite a name for itself, throwing some of the most exclusive events in the D.C. area and taking first place in the 2008 Table Top Décor Competition.
Rita Bloom, Founder, Creative Parties, Ltd.
Founded in 1968 in Bethesda, Bloom does everything from event planning to invitations and décor. Leaders in the movement for going green and very involved with Bethesda Green, Bloom has overseen weddings of local dignitaries, events in historical houses and soirees overseas in Italy and London.
Fred Elting, Event Lighting
Since its inception 30 years ago, Frost Lighting has grown into a national success, naming The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lincoln Center, and The New York Botanical Garden as just a few of its notable clients.
Sandi Hoffman, Event Planner
For the past 20 years, native Washingtonian Sandi Hoffman has been the name behind brilliant celebrations hosted throughout the United States. Established solely by word of mouth, Hoffman’s esteemed reputation have made her the planner of choice for an elite and lavish clientele.
Jack H. Lucky, Owner, Jack H. Lucky Floral Design
As the premier florist for high-profile Washington events, Lucky has provided flowers and decorative services for countless major events at venues like the Corcoran Gallery, The National Gallery of Art, and The Phillips Collection.
José Andrés Catering with Ridgewells, Catering Company
Chef José Andrés – the mastermind behind the popular restaurants Jaleo, Zaytinya, Oyamel, and Cafe Atlantico – has teamed up with legendary catering service Ridgewells to offer his dynamic palette of flavors at private events everywhere.
Jack Sherman, East Coast Entertainment
For over 30 years, East Coast Entertainment has provided everything from lighting and costuming, to audio and décor. With 10 offices in major cities, ECE has relied heavily on referrals, allowing the company to expand into the wedding and corporate markets.
SYZYGY, Event Productions
Syzygy has won the International Special Events Society (ISES) Capital Award five times within the last two years, and counts The National Portrait Gallery and The Washington Ballet as just two of their big name clients.