The Unluckiest Bash | ILEA Star Awards | Machine Shop

For this ILEA Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter’s 13th annual Star Awards, the theme was “The Unluckiest Bash,” a black and white wonder held at the Machine Shop in Minneapolis this spring.  Here’s just a small sample of the amazingness that the ILEA team and donating vendors put on.  Off the charts!
I was honored to be nominated in both Wedding and Non-Wedding Photography categories, as well as winning for the Best ILEA Team Effort category along with Ryan Hanson, CSEP – BeEvents, Kathy Mrozek – Windmill Design, Molly O’Hearn – EideCom, and Jessica Ruth – Children’s Cancer Research Fund for CCRF’s Dawn of a Dream.
The whole event is a huge team effort months and months in the making.  Check out this list of vendors!
Photography: Lauren B. PhotographyStudio LagunaCoppersmith Photography
Venue: Machine Shop
Decor: Rocket Science Events
Catering: Create CateringD’Amico CateringCRAVE Catering, Envision CateringSurdyk’s Catering
Installations: Girl Friday
Floral: BLOMMONSTER, Josh Samples (step & repeat)
Decor Rentals: Apres Party & Tent RentalRudy’s Event RentalsBe ThingsLinen Effects
Draping: Avant Decor
Stage and Chair Covers: BIG INK
Signage and Illustrations: Steph Guidera ArtBranding & Events by Kastina
Stationery: Jill Elaine Designs
AV: Freestyle ProductionsAV For You (tvs)
Entertainment: Enticing EntertainmentViva KnievelDJ Digie
Videography: Future Frame Productions
And More:
Cotton & Whim
Flutterby Celebrations
Fulton Brewing
Koehler & Dramm
Tattersall Distilling
Twin Cities Tech Guys
Twin Cities Business
The Cookie Store
Time Into Pixels
Uptown Valet 

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