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03/13/15

Jennifer Bergman Weddings is Hiring!

JBW is looking to expand our team of Assistant Coordinators. We are seeking professional, enthusiastic people driven to excel in the area of wedding and event planning. This is a casual, part-time position, however opportunities for growth are always available for the right individual(s).

DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Assistant Coordinator provides support to the Lead Wedding Coordinator at wedding rehearsals, ceremonies and receptions.
    • Wedding rehearsals typically occur on Thursday or Friday evenings and are approximately 1 hour in length.
    • Most weddings occur on Saturdays and the average shift length is 7-8 hours.
  • Basic décor setup and/or teardown is often required. This may involve physical work that requires light to medium lifting.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional time management skills
  • Excellent listener with the ability to follow direction well
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to stay calm and composed under pressure
  • Aptitude for applying creative solutions to problems
  • Personable and friendly
  • Service minded

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma
  • Completion of / enrollment in a post-secondary program
  • Event coordination experience is considered an asset

ABOUT
Jennifer Bergman Weddings is an award-winning boutique wedding planning and design firm that has planned and executed hundreds of weddings and events, from the Canadian Rockies to luxurious international locales such as Los Cabos, Scottsdale and Miami.

TO APPLY
Complete and submit an online application form by April 1, 2015. No email or phone enquiries, please.

Note: We will respond to all applications, however only qualifying
applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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04/22/14

Canadian Event Industry Star Award Winner: Best Wedding Under $75K

Star Award Winner 2014The Canadian Event Industry Awards (Star Awards) is a national award program that recognizes outstanding achievements in Canadian special events, meeting management, conference planning and exhibition management.

Last month we were honoured to attend the awards gala in Toronto and take home a Star Award for Best Wedding Under $75KThe award-winning wedding was Paula + Sheldon’s Scottsdale, Arizona soirée. This family-friendly destination wedding entertained guests over an entire weekend and provided them with the quintessential southwestern experience.

Jennifer Bergman accepting the 2014 Canadian Event Industry Star Award for Best Wedding Under $75K

Jennifer Bergman at Star Awards 2014
Photo Credit: prombee

Four Seasons Scottsdale Wedding
Photo Credit: foxbackdrop

We are thankful to work with truly amazing clients who entrust us with such important milestones in their lives, and talented industry professionals who continue to push the envelope. Congratulations to the fellow winners and nominees across all categories!

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design

02/18/14

Edmonton Wedding Planning Workshop: February 23, 2014

Over 75% full – don’t miss Plan Your Wedding Edmonton this Sunday, February 23rd, 2014!

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Recently engaged but not sure where to start? Have you been busy planning for a few months and need help figuring out what’s left to do before you say, ‘I do’? 

Don’t miss this fun and informative workshop led by Jennifer Bergman, Lead Planner + Designer of Jennifer Bergman Weddings Inc. Plan Your Wedding Edmonton is perfect for couples who have the time (and desire) to plan their own weddings, but could use a little help along the way.

            Date:          Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
            Time:          10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
            Location:    Matrix Hotel (Amber Ballroom), 10640 100 Avenue

Your ticket includes:

  • Professional wedding planning guidance through a variety of topics:
    • Getting started
    • Navigating the guest list
    • Setting and sticking to your budget
    • Choosing wedding locations / venues
    • Selecting your dream team of wedding professionals
    • Creative ideas to personalize your wedding
    • Managing wedding day logistics
    • Wedding design trends for 2014/2015
    • Etiquette
    • …and more!
  • Planning workbook complete with checklists, budget guides and valuable resources
  • Décor showcase featuring some of the latest trends in wedding design and décor, including gorgeous linens, customized stationery and centrepieces for every budget
  • Personal tour of Matrix Hotel’s event spaces, guest rooms and suites
  • Opportunity to have your wedding planning questions answered (and hear other couples’ questions too!)
  • Delicious lunch and refreshments provided by Matrix Hotel
  • Exclusive offers from Edmonton wedding vendors – valued at over $1,500!
Edmonton Wedding Planning Workshop
Photo Credit: FO Photography

2013 Workshop Testimonials:

“I got a lot out of the workshop – gave me a different outlook on the planning process!”

“Thank you for putting this on – it was a wonderful resource and I will definitely be going over these notes again!”

“This will definitely make my wedding planning less stressful. It helped us make decisions for our venue, décor and style!

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Please note that there are a limited number of tickets available and you must pre-register for this event. Tickets will NOT be available at the door. For more information, please contact us: info@JenniferBergmanWeddings.com / 780.298.8244.

Register Now!

Thank You To Our Event Partners!

Edmonton Wedding Planning Workshop

 

 

01/2/14

Edmonton Wedding Planning Workshop: February 23, 2014

Happy New Year! We have some exciting news to kick-off 2014…our inaugural Plan Your Wedding Edmonton workshop was such a hit last year that we’re bringing it back! Read on for more information and be sure to register before January 23rd for early bird savings!

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Recently engaged but not sure where to start? Have you been busy planning for a few months and need help figuring out what’s left to do before you say, ‘I do’?

Edmonton Wedding Planning Workshop

Don’t miss this fun and informative workshop led by Jennifer Bergman, Lead Planner + Designer of Jennifer Bergman Weddings Inc. Plan Your Wedding Edmonton is perfect for couples who have the time (and desire) to plan their own weddings, but could use a little help along the way.

            Date:          Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
            Time:          10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
            Location:    Matrix Hotel (Amber Ballroom), 10640 100 Avenue

Your ticket includes:

  • Professional wedding planning guidance through a variety of topics:
    • Getting started
    • Navigating the guest list
    • Setting and sticking to your budget
    • Choosing wedding locations / venues
    • Selecting your dream team of wedding professionals
    • Creative ideas to personalize your wedding
    • Managing wedding day logistics
    • Wedding design trends for 2014/2015
    • Etiquette
    • …and more!
  • Planning workbook complete with checklists, budget guides and valuable resources
  • Décor showcase featuring some of the latest trends in wedding design and décor, including gorgeous linens, customized stationery and centrepieces for every budget
  • Personal tour of Matrix Hotel’s event spaces, guest rooms and suites
  • Opportunity to have your wedding planning questions answered (and hear other couples’ questions too!)
  • Delicious lunch and refreshments provided by Matrix Hotel
  • Exclusive offers from Edmonton wedding vendors – valued at over $1,500!
short wedding gown

Photo Credit: FO Photography

2013 Workshop Testimonials:

“I got a lot out of the workshop – gave me a different outlook on the planning process!”

“Thank you for putting this on – it was a wonderful resource and I will definitely be going over these notes again!”

“This will definitely make my wedding planning less stressful. It helped us make decisions for our venue, décor and style!

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Please note that there are a limited number of tickets available and you must pre-register for this event. Tickets will NOT be available at the door. For more information, please contact us: info@JenniferBergmanWeddings.com / 780.298.8244.

Register Now!

Thank You To Our Event Partners!

Edmonton Wedding Planning Workshop

12/23/13

JBW Turns 5: Giveaway #5 Winner

Congratulations to the winner of our 5th and final giveawayKarla G. Karla wins two lift passes for Marmot Basin Ski Resort in Jasper, Alberta ($175 value)!

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Thank you all for participating in our JBW Turns 5 giveaway series – the response was phenomenal and we’re so glad to have brought some holiday cheer to 5 lucky winners!

Wishing you a safe and relaxing holiday season,

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design

 

 

12/17/13

JBW Turns 5: Giveaway #5

In celebration of our 5th Birthday, Jennifer Bergman Weddings is partnering with local businesses to give away 5 prize packages until the end of 2013! Here’s the last one…good luck!

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GIVEAWAY #5: Two Lift Passes for Marmot Basin Ski Resort in Jasper, Alberta ($175 value!)
December 17-22, 2013

This winter Marmot Basin is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a season full of special events and offers! Located in the breathtaking Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Marmot Basin is a ski and snowboard destination that inspires lasting memories. Only 20 minutes from the town of Jasper, Marmot Basin offers 3,000 vertical feet (914m) of superb skiing and snowboarding on 1,675 acres of varied terrain. Don’t miss out on all the mountain fun!

Marmot Basin Jasper

To Enter:

1. ‘LIKE’ the Jennifer Bergman Weddings Facebook page.

2. Comment on the giveaway post telling us who you’d take skiing / boarding with you if you’re the winner – be sure to tag them if they’re on Facebook!

***Bonus entry: SHARE the post on your personal Facebook page!***

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Giveaway ends December 22, 2013 at 11:59 PM MST. The winner will be randomly drawn on
December 23, 2013 and announced on the JBW Facebook Page and Blog

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Good luck!

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design

 

 

12/16/13

JBW Turns 5: Giveaway #4 Winner

The winner of our 4th giveaway is…

Shylah W.

Shylah wins an amazing prize package ($278 value!) from So Pretty Jewelry by Cara Cotter, including a Luxe Mini Jewelry Handbag and her choice of a gold, silver or rose gold FRAGMENTS necklace from So Pretty’s newest collection.

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Our 5th and final giveaway announcement is coming very soon…!

Cheers!

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design

 

 

12/11/13

JBW Turns 5: Giveaway #4

In celebration of our 5th Birthday, Jennifer Bergman Weddings is partnering with local businesses to give away 5 prize packages until the end of 2013!

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GIVEAWAY #4: So Pretty Jewelry by Cara Cotter Prize Package ($278 value!)
December 11-15, 2013

Edmonton based So Pretty Jewelry offers one-of-a-kind, handmade and private label jewelry. Cara Cotter’s contemporary design aesthetic layers clean, modern and organic elements together to create stunning and versatile pieces.

“I want my jewelry to be worn every day, be naturally beautiful and effortless while attention to detail and the quality of each piece is paramount – when you wear So Pretty Jewelry I hope you feel wonderful about yourself and help everyone around you feel the same!”  — Cara Cotter

Prize Package:

A Luxe Mini Jewelry Handbag ($178 value): the ultimate jewelry storage and travel case
which converts to a wearable clutch style handbag and cross body bag;

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Your choice of a gold, silver or rose gold FRAGMENTS necklace from
So Pretty’s newest collection (up to $100 value)!

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To Enter:

1. ‘LIKE’ the Jennifer Bergman Weddings Facebook page.

2. Comment on the giveaway post telling us which FRAGMENTS necklace you’d choose if you win – gold, silver or rose gold!

***Bonus entry: SHARE the post on your personal Facebook page!***

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Giveaway ends December 15, 2013 at 11:59 PM MST. The winner will be randomly drawn on
December 16, 2013 and announced on the JBW Facebook Page and Blog

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Good luck!

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design