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Engage! 13 at Biltmore Estate – Great Gatsby Gala

Engage! 13 Biltmore Estate – The Luxury Wedding Business  Summit hosts a Great Gatsby Finale NC Event

This is the third installation in our Engage! 13 Recap Series. Engage! is the premiere luxury wedding business summit, and this year it was held at the historic Biltmore Estate right here in the mountains of beautiful North Carolina! Our very own Jenna Olender attended this year, and we’re so excited to share some of her experiences and these beautiful photos!

Engage! summits are well known throughout the wedding world as one of the best opportunities to network with other industry professionals, gain business insight from conference speakers and presenters, and experience some of the most over the top, lavish extravaganzas! To close out the wonderful three day event, attendees gathered on the Biltmore‘s South Terrace for a stunning (truly, truly stunning!) Great Gatsby-inspired Gala. Enjoy these beautiful photos and get inspired, especially if you’re planning an Art Deco, 1920’s-style wedding or event! Also, be sure to check out the video by I Do Films at the end of the post, featuring details of Day Three and special shots of the Gala!

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engage!13 – Biltmore Estate | Day3 from I Do Films on Vimeo.

A ton of behind-the-scenes work went into making this finale event so wonderful, and many, many vendors were involved in making the gala perfect! The tent, flooring and lighting was by Classic Event Rental, with floral designs by Karen Tran Floral and support by Blossoms at Biltmore Park. The chandeliers were courtesy of Signature Chandeliers, and the furniture and linens were by Nuage Designs. The event wardrobe and styling was by: The Stylish Dresser; The Bridal Suite at Nordstrom; Jennifer Behr; Johanna Johnson; Moyna Handbags; Charm & Chain; and Thomas Laine. Entertainment was provided by Carte Blanche, Vintage Burlesque & Cabaret, and Ray Jarrell Entertainment of Elan Artists; with fireworks by Pyrotechnico. The logo and accessories were courtesy of Gifts for the Good Life, the photo booth was from Love Life Images, and the custom aisle runner into the Biltmore House was from The Original Runner Company.

Photo Credit: 1/3b/6/9/11/13a/15/16 by Allan Zepeda, 2/7/8/14b by Carla Ten Eyck, 3b/4/5/10/13b/17 by Jeremie Barlow, and 12/14a by Andrew Henderson for Carla Ten Eyck.

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