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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’ve got some fun news to share today! Have you heard all the buzz about the 1st annual BASH Conference?  It’s the premiere conference specifically for Party & Event Planners and Party Bloggers, and it’s coming to Phoenix, Arizona January 15-17, 2015, featuring some of the biggest names in the party world.

Tickets are on sale now at BashConference.com but today we are excited to announce that one lucky HWTM reader will receive a FREE Golden Ticket to BASH. ($350 value!) Enter for your chance to win at the bottom of this post… good luck!

What is BASH?

BASH will bring party bloggers and event planners together to learn, share, inspire and of course…PARTY!  Some of this year’s sponsors include Wilton, Koyal Wholesale, Sizzix and more.

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Powerful Keynotes

Eddie Ross, East Coast Producer and Editor for Print and Digital of Better Homes and Gardens takes the stage on Friday night for a powerful keynote address sure to inspire and educate us all!

Then on Saturday, Amy Atlas, Entertainment & Stylist Expert as well as the pioneer of Sweets Tables and author of Sweet Designs,  takes the stage with an inspiring message and rare look into her successful business Amy Atlas Events.

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“Coffee Talk” with Party Rock Stars

Party Rock Stars will come together for a rare, intimate “Coffee Talk” discussion where they candidly share their stories and offer inspiration and advice to navigating this party blogging world.

PARTY ROCK STARS Lineup:

Jennifer Sbranti (Hostess with the Mostess)
Kim Stoegbauer (The TomKat Studio)
Chris Nease (Celebrations At Home)
Kim Byers (The Celebration Shoppe)
Kelly Lynden (The Party Dress)
Tori Tait (Thoughtfully Simple)

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Exciting Lineup of Classes & Speakers

From party blogging to event planning, BASH has you covered with classes ranging from styling and photography to working with brands and making money in your party business.

SPEAKERS Lineup:

Loralee Lewis (Loralee Lewis Event Paper Company)
Rachel Hollis (The Chic Site)
Mindy Cone (Creative Juice)
Maureen Anders & Adria Ruff (Anders Ruff)
Tonya Coleman (Soiree Event Design)
Alejandra Morin (The Marshmallow Studio)
Lynlee North Beckett (Lynlee’s Petite Cakes)
Maria Healey (Maria Healey Photography)
Helena Swyter (Sweeter CPA)
Coryanne Ettiene (Kitchen Living with Coryanne)
Carolyn Horten (Make Money Planning Events)

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Exclusive Tabletop Competition

Are you tops at tabletop design? Are you wanting your printable business to get MAXIMUM exposure nationally? Are you great at styling? Then it’s time to show off your talent. BASH will select the best tabletop designs at the BASH Conference, January 15-17th Phoenix, AZ. The Tabletop Competition is the industry’s premier presentation of creativity and skill in tabletop design and will be judged by Eddie Ross, Jennifer Sbranti (HWTM) and Kim Stoegbauer (TomKat Studio). Click over to BashConference.com to find out all the details.

BASH Tickets Are On Sale Now

Tickets are on sale now here – and they’re expected to sell out, so hurry! (And if you are the winner of the giveaway and you purchase a ticket, you will be refunded, so don’t stress about that… secure your ticket now to ensure your spot in this first ever conference full of star power, invaluable information and a chance to interact and network with sponsors, brands and other party people from around the country!

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Enter below for your chance to win a Golden Ticket to BASH!

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POSTED BY:tonyaTONYA COLEMAN is a busy mother of 4 that ”LOVE LOVE LOVES” design & events! She has more than 10 years of experience in the entertainment business with a very successful graphic design studio & has been designing events for the past 5 years.

146 responses to “Win a Golden Ticket to BASH Conference 2015!”

  1. I would love to hear more about how people juggle their blogging/party planning lifestyle with their “real” life.

  2. I am looking forward to learning new ways to build my business. (And I’m looking forward to meeting all the wonderful party people!)

  3. Nora N. says:

    I would love to learn more about effectively collaborating with other vendors, how to get out of my comfort zone, and how to grow my business

    • The main purpose of BASH is to help grow your business whether your business is blogging, event planner, event stylist, printables, photographer, creative or DIYer.

  4. Would love to win! I would love to learn more about being a better blogger!!

  5. Interesting! Never heard of this conference before but I’m always looking to learn more from businesses and like-minded individuals who have taken their success stories above and beyond.

    • BASH Conference is in it’s debut year however if you look at our website you will be amazed at the speaker line up that we have. Plus we are adding more this week. Not only are we brining amazing successful speakers we are bringing brands that you can connect with to take your business to the next level.

  6. laceandolive says:

    I SO WANT and NEED to be inspired. Would love to give back to the world in a creative way. :) Thanks for the opportunity!

  7. Wendy Wise says:

    I would LOVE to attend!!!!!

  8. Kari Vanek says:

    What I could learn from this group of people would be amazing! Guidance on building a business would be great!

  9. Eboness Belin says:

    Can’t wait!! This is going to be a great way to kick off 2015!

  10. Elizabeth says:

    This is such a great opportunity! Thank you HWTM for the chance to win!

  11. I want to meet all of my fellow party planners who are attending :)

  12. Elena Galli says:

    TO MEET ALL THE AMAZING PARTY GIRLS AND LEARN !

  13. apartystudio says:

    I’d absolutely love to win!!! This conference is going to be fabulous!

  14. Jenny Raulli says:

    I would love to win!

  15. Celeste says:

    WOULD LOVE THIS EXPERIENCE!!!

  16. There are soo many great classes on deck! I would love to learn more about being a better blogger as well as the food styling class. I would also love how to be better with social media.

  17. Renee says:

    So many talented friends going, I’d love to join them!

  18. Racheal Dales says:

    I want to learn and experience it all during the conference! There are so many people that I admire attending and presenting that it would be a dream for me to learn from them all.

  19. Anissa Collins says:

    It would be exactly what I need to enhance my creativity and grow my new business!

  20. Meeting all my party friends!

  21. I am most looking forward to networking with people I truly admire and learning from their experiences and wisdom!

  22. Alexandria Short says:

    I want to learn everything there is to know! :)

  23. I would absolutely LOVE to win and have the chance to be surrounded by such creative and inspirational women! ~Morgann from Adisten’s Closet by Modern Chic Tots

  24. Serena Locatelli says:

    Pick me!! I want to grow my business!

  25. Erica Jay Bean says:

    I am most looking forward to having an opportunity to meet FACE TO FACE all these fantastic people I have been working with from around the country!

  26. Katherine S says:

    I’m seriously looking forward to learning everything I can from the pros! And the hugs. I want to give everyone a hug.

  27. Celeste Taylor says:

    So excited to see my childhoood bestie Tonya Blackstone Coleman bring featured!! This sounds like an amazing opportunity!

  28. partyalamo says:

    The lineup for BASH is nothing short of amazing. I’d love the opportunity to be there to learn, network, and party!!

  29. Jessebell Alicea Luciano says:

    Being able to meet all those amazing event planners/ bloggers would be wonderful!

  30. Carl Dempsey says:

    Would LOVE to participate and network with those who are not only party stylists & planners, but EVENT planners – which I believe was a big force behind this event. Plus, there needs to be a few dudes, here, don't you think?

  31. Wendy Oliver says:

    I would be most excited about the classes and learning from the successful party graphic designers!

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  33. haileymia says:

    This is an amazing opportunity and I’m so excited to see this incredible group of industry professional getting together to share their best tips, ideas and experiences.

  34. Arlene Pacheco says:

    I would love to meet and get inspired by fun party people. I can't afford to go or I would have purchased my ticket already!

  35. Nicole says:

    I cannot wait to meet some of the most talented ladies from across the nation… many of whom I’ve become close friends with!

  36. Mostly looking forward to learning more about blogging and meeting all the rock stars :)

  37. Maria Robinson says:

    I feel that this would be an incredible opportunity for me to learn from industry professionals so that I can provide the best services and designs with the most knowledgeable creative direction. I admire every singe one of these stylists and planners, and I think a conference is the best place to enhance the learning experience.

  38. Are you a “party professional”? Want to learn from some of the best “party people” around? Enter to win a BASH… http://www.hwtm.com/2014/10/win-golden-ticket-bash-conference-2015/#more-132965

  39. Erin Wilder says:

    Would so love to have the chance to attend! Just now in school to get my degree to become and event planner! Would learn so much. Best way to learn is hands on and in person. Better than anything I could learn in school!

  40. I've been hosting parties forever and love to learn new things! How fun to go to this event with these great speakers!

  41. Montrilla says:

    I’m most excited about meeting the talented and inspiring guest speakers who I admire so much. I’m excited to meet in person some amazing party women some who I chat with via Facebook. Oh and the table design challenge I hope to be a part of something so fun and exciting. Just seeing the creativity in everyone is going to be beyond awesome. I can’t forget about learning from these speakers and networking with the party world. This is going to be epic and I can’t wait :)

  42. Susan Noble says:

    I would love to network and learn from some of the very best in the business the do’s and don’ts, learn to be a better and more skilled blogger as well.

  43. This is in my backyard!!!! I would LOVE to come!

  44. meghanntullie says:

    I can’t wait for this to meet everyone and learn from the best of the best :)

  45. Katie Waltemeyer says:

    I'd love to learn more about balance and how to get everything done without stopping the ball. :)

  46. shannonqualls says:

    I would love to learn how to work with brands and build my own brand.

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  48. Sharon Cole says:

    I would love to learn from the awesome speakers and get to know those who share my passion for parties.

  49. I just entered to #win & you can too: “Golden Ticket to BASH Conference”. Enter the #giveaway here: http://t.co/BSvUcaD6Mi

  50. Jamie says:

    Looking forward to hearing everything parties from the experts!

  51. Jen says:

    Always looking for more table styling tips!

  52. @EnzieJ says:

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  53. Would LOVE the chance to learn new things from the best in the industry!

  54. I’d love to learn more about cooking and photography.

  55. Vanessa Selph says:

    What an amazing opportunity! I would love to just find out how to take that first leap into

  56. I would love to learn, take it all in, and especially looking forward to hearing Amy Atlas!

  57. Mama needs a vacation!

  58. Yolanda J says:

    This is going to be THE EVENT of the year!!! All my event “crushes” under one roof !!!

  59. Heidi Hodgson says:

    I am just kicking off my party stylist business under “Lady Soiree”! I currently make home decor and party items under my Etsy shop business, Chic Affair! THIS would BE a dream….especially after I graduate this December with my MBA!!!

  60. Looks a terrific opportunity for inspiration.

  61. Candice Hilleger says:

    Oh my! The mother ship is calling! What an amazing opportunity it would be to learn from the top creative designers! Craving the inspiration!!

  62. Genevieve Keith says:

    So much to learn. The schedule is packed with amazing people I love following.

  63. joyce says:

    I am trying to decide if I should open a decorating business or continue as I am, doing it free for friends. So, I would like to see what I can learn about the business end of things! (And also all the latest trends!)

  64. @beatriz_azevedo says:

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  65. This is an absolutely incredible experience that I would just LOVE to win! I’d be so excited to have the chance to share best practices and gain some inspiration!

  66. Kristin A. says:

    I’m looking forward to learning from so many in the industry. Making new friendships & meeting online friends IRL.

  67. @meringuebkeshp says:

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  68. Gina Herren says:

    My friend and I just opened a children's themed party place in our town in wyoming. We are the ONLY party place like this in the whole state. We are relying on our artistic talents, creative juice, pintrest, and blogs like this to keep us up to date and stay relevant. But as all creative people know, the more one is around other creative types, the more creative we become. This would be so amazing to win so we can really amp up our business and learn new technics and ideas to help us grow, grow, grow! Being the only business like this in the state, we know that there will be copy cats so we need to get ahead of the game. What a better opportunity than this?

  69. Fabulous giveaway! I can already tell that BASH is going to make one heck of a splash on the conference circut!

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  71. I could always up my styling game! Would love to learn more from the best!

  72. I just entered to #win & you can too: “Golden Ticket to BASH Conference”. Enter the #giveaway here: http://www.hwtm.com/2014/10/win-golden-ticket-bash-conference-2015/

  73. Paige Kepner says:

    Sounds like a blast and I can learn SO much from all you party pros!

  74. Kandice Utley says:

    It would be such an honor to attend an event that has all of the most inspiring party/event enthusiasts that I follow and look up to! It would be absolutely AMAZING to attend the party of the year as well!

  75. Laila Plant says:

    I would love to experience Bash and learn from the best in the industry. I’m super interested in the social media and better blogging. Crossing my fingers :D

  76. Tomika says:

    I would love to have the opportunity to learn from so many successful and talented industry leaders all under one roof!

  77. I am hoping for some clarity. I have been in a rut lately and feel like I am going no where, so keeping my fingers crossed, this will give me some new focus! ;) Plus I can't wait to see all of the people I know & meet the new ones!

  78. I would love to learn how to make my hobby a business, vs just a fun passtime!!!!

  79. Ashley R. says:

    Oh this would be simply wonderful! Gleaning all the marvelous tips, advice, and information from the best of the best?! Amazing opportunity! My lovely friend at We Heart Parties will be attending, and I would absolutely love to join her!

  80. Megan says:

    Looking forward to learning about the best way to blog about the parties I throw!

  81. Wow! My kind of people…FINALLY a place to talk parties! LOVE IT!.

  82. Jenn Loyd says:

    Bash is going to be so fun!!!! I can't wait to go!

  83. Talia Foster says:

    I would learn more about photography and styling and also about making more money with my party planning business. I would LOVE to meet the top party planners and bloggers.

  84. As a teacher I try to be creative, as a mother of four I love designing parties around themes but as a women I wOuld LOVE to learn more so I could breakout and start my own small business!

  85. I would love to finally meet so many people that I've been following and reading about the last three years. What an amazing opportunity to get everyone in the same place at the same time!

  86. Gina says:

    My friend and I just opened a children’s themed party place in our town in wyoming. We are the ONLY party place like this in the whole state. We are relying on our artistic talents, creative juice, pintrest, and blogs like this to keep us up to date and stay relevant. But as all creative people know, the more one is around other creative types, the more creative we become. This would be so amazing to win so we can really amp up our business and learn new technics and ideas to help us grow, grow, grow! Being the only business like this in the state, we know that there will be copy cats so we need to get ahead of the game. What a better opportunity than this?

  87. Chasity Johnson says:

    This is so exciting! Would love to come!!! :)

  88. Patty says:

    Great opportunity to learn so much more and help grow my business.

  89. Janine says:

    EVERYTHING!!! :)

  90. Rena says:

    Would love to meet and hear from so many of those in the industry who inspire me!!

  91. Natalie says:

    I would LOVE to party it up with all these amazing peeps!

  92. Vanessa Grant says:

    I am most looking forward to learning! There are so many aspects in this industry that are still foreign to me. There will be many attendees that I have been admiring for many years that I could learn so much from. I need to take this business of mine to the next level and BASH will certainly help get me there!

  93. I am most looking forward to learning. There is so much more to this business that I have yet to learn. I need to step up my game and take it to the next level and BASH is the perfect place to do so!

  94. I WOULD LOVE TO LEARN HOW TO BETTER ADVERTISE MY BUSINESS. HOPE I WIN

  95. Totally would be a dream come true!!!

  96. BASH says:

    It is an investment but what a great way to kick start your own business. You will not find any other avenue to meet so many amazing successful business women and brands in one place!

  97. BASH says:

    There is nothing better than face to face with those who are already successful in doing what business you are trying to do. Plus the connections you will have and with brands are invaluable.

  98. BASH says:

    We are announcing our final classes this week to include an amazing class on social media!

  99. BASH says:

    BASH will be the party of the year but also will directly connect you with the top of the industry and brands!

  100. BASH says:

    Just in case you don't win this giveway, BASH will be launching an initiative to help defray conference cost. BASH believes in supporting our community and help to build our businesses together. There is strength in numbers. Keep checking the BASH website for info. http://www.bashconference.com

  101. BASH says:

    BASH is super excited about Amy Atlas as well!

  102. BASH says:

    BASH will give you tools to help you earn money while blogging.

  103. BASH says:

    There is no better place to learn about starting your own business than with talking face to face with successful business owners. BASH will have the top of the industry present along with brands.

  104. Tonya C says:

    CAN. NOT. WAIT. for BASH! So excited to meet and network with other party professionals!

  105. Erin Wilder says:

    I really really hope I win the incredible chance to get a ticket to this event. I know that it would be the absolute best opportunity to learn from this event and the people who have established so much in this field.

  106. Erin Wilder says:

    Such an amazing opportunity and event. I am just in the beginning stages of pursuing the career of my dreams and I know that what I am going to be learning in the classroom does not even compare to what I would learn at this conference!!!

  107. I’m sure it will be a great opportunity to learn many wonderful things in the profession I chose and love

  108. I'm sure it will be a great opportunity to learn many wonderful things in the profession I chose and love

  109. melissa ferlenda says:

    I would love to rub elbows with all the party rockstars!!! Learning new ideas and brands…this would be so awesome!!!

  110. Lucy says:

    Pick me Pick me…….tat would be the best 50th birthday gift ever.

  111. LAST DAY TO ENTER TO WIN! Good luck!!! http://t.co/lssnX31DBE

  112. Heather Fairbanks says:

    I'm interested in price structures and business essentials

  113. Trixy S. Palencia Gardner says:

    Looking forward to connecting with so many talented planners and learning from the best!

  114. I am looking forward to all the great classes and finally meeting so many party girls in person!

  115. Jenny from Craft That Party says:

    I would love to meet all the amazingly talented people I’ve been following and collaborating with over the years!

  116. I would love the chance to hear from all the fabulous speakers!

  117. Bonnie L Alaniz says:

    Looking forward to learning from the best in the industry and meeting and visiting with all the amazing people who are already going!!

  118. Tanya says:

    I would love to meet up with my fellow party girls and be inspired by some of the best in the industry. Plus who doesn’t love a huge bash?!

  119. Holly Lefevre says:

    After 10 years as a wedding planner in L.A. I moved and unofficially left the business. Now I am ready to make a comeback (in Texas) and brushing up on current industry trends both business and stylistic trends would be so beneficial.

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  121. I would love to see how my idols juggle it all and still keep taking it to the next level with their business. I sometimes feel I can have one or the other, but not both!

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  123. Tasha Evans says:

    I hope to learn how to build my brand. I'm in a new city and starting all over again.

  124. Tasha Evans says:

    We are in similar situations! New city, new beginnings.

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  126. Valerie says:

    Great opportunity in my hometown! I would love to win and learn from the pros since I am new to blogging.

  127. Lana Wescott says:

    I just can't wait to hear ALL these dynamic speakers. I also REALLY look forward to the design competition. I'm always inspired by every one that I see!

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  129. Jasmin Rodriguez says:

    I would love to win this ticket for my baker friend. She would definitely gain from being there just as much as I am :)

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  131. Ebony says:

    learning new things and meeting some of my favorite party peeps!

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  133. Travae Zachery says:

    At BASH I would love to learn about ways to grow my blog and the accounting for bloggers and creative entrepreneurship.

  134. Laura Read says:

    I would love to attend BASH and learn from such amazing experts! What an opportunity! And it would simply love to see the tabletop competition.

  135. Emily Schiesl says:

    I’d love to attend the conference!!

  136. Laura Aguirre says:

    Arlene, I'm trying to win this ticket for you!! xoxo

  137. Moments DR says:

    I would love it if I could take my business associate with me so we can learn how to manage and run our business the right way, learn every single thing that can help us out to be better at what we love! :)

  138. Denise Chavez says:

    I would love to learn how to get started & to meet all the experts!!

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