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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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