////Win a Golden Ticket to BASH Conference 2015!

Win a Golden Ticket to BASH Conference 2015!

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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.


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.


“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.


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)


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.


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)


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!


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

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By |2016-12-25T13:49:40+00:00October 28th, 2014|In the Spotlight|

About the Author:

TONYA 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.

Soireé-Event Design is a fusion of Tonya’s graphic design studio and event boutique and specializes in upscale children’s events and bridal/baby showers – including their ”signature events”.  Soireé’s in-house graphic design studio custom designs all of the printable elements to make each client’s event truly unique and memorable… As Tonya explains it: ”We do all the work so that you can actually ENJOY your event and look like a rock star while doing it!”

Tonya’s celebrity design clients include Mariah Carey, Jamie Foxx, Magic Johnson, & Macy Gray, and her event work has been featured on several top party blogs & websites. In addition to sharing her tips and insider secrets on the Soireé-Event Design blog, she is an Event & Entertainment Editor for PlushLittleBaby.com. We are thrilled to share even more of her event design tips here at HWTM!


  1. Amber Griffin October 28, 2014 at 11:03 am

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

    • Bash Conference November 1, 2014 at 5:06 am

      You will also have the opportunity to ask direct questions to the most successful women in the business.

  2. Michelle Stewart October 28, 2014 at 11:04 am

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

    • Bash Conference November 1, 2014 at 5:08 am

      BASH conference will share with you many innovative ways to build your business. Plus will have brands there for you to connect with.

  3. Nora N. October 28, 2014 at 11:09 am

    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

    • Bash Conference November 1, 2014 at 5:13 am

      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. creativedesignsbytoni October 28, 2014 at 11:17 am

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

    • Bash Conference November 1, 2014 at 5:15 am

      If you are trying to make income blogging than you can learn how at BASH!

  5. Kaylin @ Enticing Healthy Eating October 28, 2014 at 11:21 am

    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 November 1, 2014 at 5:17 am

      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 October 28, 2014 at 11:22 am

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

    • Bash Conference November 1, 2014 at 5:20 am

      BASH will leave you inspired! Plus give you tools, ideas and tips to jump start your business to make more money.

  7. Wendy Wise October 28, 2014 at 11:27 am

    I would LOVE to attend!!!!!

  8. Kari Vanek October 28, 2014 at 11:33 am

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

  9. Eboness Belin October 28, 2014 at 11:34 am

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

  10. Elizabeth October 28, 2014 at 11:37 am

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

  11. Heather Snyder October 28, 2014 at 11:40 am

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

  12. Elena Galli October 28, 2014 at 11:41 am


  13. apartystudio October 28, 2014 at 11:42 am

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

  14. Jenny Raulli October 28, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    I would love to win!

  15. Celeste October 28, 2014 at 11:52 am


  16. Hakima Lamour October 28, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    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 October 28, 2014 at 11:52 am

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

  18. Racheal Dales October 28, 2014 at 11:54 am

    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 October 28, 2014 at 11:55 am

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

  20. Britni Newton Vigil October 28, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Meeting all my party friends!

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