Inclusivity & Diversity in the Wedding Industry | Independent Wedding Association & This Love Weddings | Machine Shop

The Minnesota-based Independent Wedding Association and This Love Weddings hosted a Hearten Talk on inclusivity and diversity in the event industry at the Machine Shop this spring, and it was a packed house full of discussion, support, and community!  The special guest speaker was Mary Chatman, CEO of and Editor-in-Chief of Black Bride Magazine.

From the IWA event page, "Hearten Talk is a collaboration of the Independent Wedding Association and This Love Weddings. The Independent Wedding Association is a group of creative, passionate businesses in the Twin Cities area that love to celebrate local weddings and build our creative businesses together. This Love Weddings is a custom, full-service wedding planning and design boutique that specializes in long-distance planning for stylish couples looking to show guests a bit of Minnesota Nice."

And of course, nothing but the best from these contributing vendors: Catering - Chowgirls Desserts - Cocoa & Fig DJ - Events by MV Floral - Sadie's Floral Stationery - Champagne Press Calligraphy - Hooked Calligraphy Event Photography - Lauren B Photography Beauty - The Beauty Lounge Linens - La Tavola