The Knot, the one-stop wedding planning solution for brides with a national magazine and website, selected Hello Productions to plan its most recent networking event, which took place in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago. Their Cocktails & Connections Networking Event served as a thank you party for all of the event professionals they work with as well as an opportunity for Pittsburgh’s finest in the event industry to network and exchange ideas with one another.
A sexy red, black and white décor transported attendees back in time to an evening in the 1920s (think: The Great Gatsby), when a speakeasy was the place to be. Hello Productions handled the planning for this event, but couldn’t have done it without the help of many fabulous vendors who offered their products and services as well.
The Mansion at Maple Heights, located in Shadyside, was the setting for the event. It is a renovated turn-of-the-century residence, originally built in the early 1900s. It houses a bed and breakfast and several beautiful spaces perfect for a wedding or event. Stained glass windows, hardwood floors and a grand master staircase all add to the ambiance of this space.
Guests mingled with one another and “characters,” including flapper girls, while sipping the signature cocktail, “The Flapper,” provided by Clique Vodka. Those with a palate for wine enjoyed a tasting in the Study of the mansion provided by Engine House 25 Wines.
La Crème provided delicious bite-sized hors d’oeuvres and several food stations set up around the space. All Occasions provided the rentals, including furniture to create the lounge atmosphere, and the linens, which added color to each room, were provided by Mosaic. Bill Chisnell provided floral arrangements, lamps and some additional décor to really bring the theme to life.
To end the night on a sweet note, Vanilla Pastry provided bite-sized desserts served by the flapper girls and ESSpa, Remarkable Roses, Pretzel Crazy, and McCormick & Schmick’s provided favors for the guests, while ESSpa also provided the raffle prize.
Other vendors providing services for the event:
BYOB – Bartending Service (contact Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org )
Pittsburgh Valet – Valet Service
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