Tips For Hosting Your First Live Event

Are you ready to host your first live event? The anticipation is building. You’re ready to jump on that stage and teach, inspire, motivate…and sell to a packed out venue. Your Instagram following has peaked over 12k. Yep, you’re ready…but are you really? Over the past 5 years, we’ve worked with a number of Speakers,…

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Wedding Planner .vs. Venue Coordinator

Time and time again we hear this lovely question, “Well, why do I need a planner when my venue has a coordinator?”. The answer to this question has hundreds of layers. The most important takeaway for couples to understand from this piece is that your PLANNER’s sole interest is in YOU. Their client. The venue’s…

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OneTouch loves Dubsado: A peak inside our processes

Proposals & Contracts? CHECK. Workflows & Messaging? CHECK. Automation? Life-saving CHECK! Invoicing? Yassss GIVE US THAT CHECK! Yes, this is an entire blog post directly related to our love of all things Dubsado! A few years ago, I wrote a blog post about how Systems saved my Event Planning Business, and they still do to…

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Corporate Event Planning for Grand Opening

Lights – Camera – Action!! When the Brand Strategist at Keslow Camera contacted us to discuss the vision for the Keslow brand activation in the Atlanta & Chicago markets, I knew we were in for a great time! Headquartered in Culver City, California, Keslow Camera provides camera equipment for motion picture, television and commercial productions…

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You’re Engaged, Now What? The 4 things you need to consider right now!

First & foremost, CONGRATS! It’s here! The day that you have been dreaming of all of your dating life is now becoming a reality. And if you haven’t dreamt about your wedding forever, it’s quite all right. Whether you have the wedding planning scrapbook from the early 00s or not, now that you’re engaged, you…

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2018 OneTouch Events Recap — What A Year!

WooSaaa!! That was my feeling just a few short weeks ago when we completed our final and 42nd, yes 42 whole events in 2018. When you’re in the thick of event season, which for us runs all 4 seasons, it sometimes takes a while to decompress, reflect and truly celebrate the hard work, dedications and dopeness…

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5 Tips to Plan a Gender Neutral Baby Shower

2018 was a trend filled year, with over the top and out of the ordinary events for life celebrations. While “Gender Reveals” may have flooded your timelines in 2018, the idea of the antiquated “pink” and “blue” baby celebrations need to make room for a new contender. The increase in Gender Neutral baby showers will…

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OneTouch Events Couple: Caryn + Henry’s Atlanta Engagement Session

Hello OneTouch Family! Can you believe its already August?! This summer wedding season has flown by. To kick off the month of August we are spotlighting one of the sweetest couples to date, Caryn Bradford +Henry Duncan. Their nuptials are impending THIS WEEKEND and we are already internally holding in all the happy tears. #slamduncanlove…

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OneTouch Events Couple: Mellori + Kevin’s Atlanta Engagement Session

Hey Loves! We’ve had such a PHENOMENAL first half of the year with the start of our wedding season. From the engagement sessions leading the way to the wedding weekend, it brings us so much joy to SEE this much joy in each of our couples!  For this week’s OneTouch Events couple spotlight, allow us…

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OTE Couple: Alex & Ian’s Engagement Session

As the wedding season has exploded with amazing celebrations of love this year, we’re so blessed to be able to continue to share our couple’s beautiful love stories here on the blog. Alexandria (Alex) and Ian are due to be wed in just a few short sleeps in Birmingham. Alex, now a  Senior Accountant and…

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OTE Couple: Simone + Dustin

The 2018 wedding season is well underway and we’re up to SO many fun things! We have some amazing Atlanta weddings planned for the year (as well as Birmingham, AL, Tybee Island, GA + a few destination events too). Including this week’s OneTouch Events couple spotlight, Simone & Dustin! The Couple Dustin, an Applications Analyst…

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Samantha + Stefon’s Millenium Gate Museum Wedding

Samantha and Stefon’s elegant, outdoor Atlanta wedding was an intimate gathering of 60 of their closest family and friends at the Millennium Gate Museum.  We truly adored working with this couple and had been looking forward to the wedding day for months. We had a feeling it was going to be wonderful, and of course it…

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OTE Couple: Tevie + John’s Paris Surprise Proposal + Engagement Session

Y’all. Get ready to be smitten with these two! This week’s OTE couple turned a surprise Paris proposal into an absolutely adorable engagement session. Tevie and John met by chance at the most inconspicuous of places, The Waffle House in Atlanta! A few days later they went to get a cup of coffee. That coffee turned…

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OTE Atlanta Wedding: Jocelyn + Marcus, The Engine Room

The Engine Room in Atlanta has Industrial chic down to a science! This wedding venue somehow manages to be hipster and timeless, which is a rare quality for a location. Unique without being weird (because that can totally be a thing). It has an open floor plan that is great for large guest lists and…

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OneTouch Events Couple: Kaleigh and Chris

Kaleigh and Chris became acquainted in 2012 when the two Greek life members became teammates on the same intramural football team at Valdosta State University. They are now engaged to be married Spring 2018 in Monroe, Georgia. They have become one of OneTouch Events’ favorite couples. Things have not always gone as planned for Kaleigh and Chris. In 2016 Chris proposed to Kaleigh and she enthusiastically said,…

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OTE Couple Spotlight :: Samantha + Stefon

Some couples can feel a high power at work when their relationship begins. They might not be able to explain it, but some moment occurs, and it shifts the direction of their future. We happen to think this was the case for Stefon and Samantha, after hearing their story.  Samantha met Stefon a couple of…

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OTE Couple :: Tekeria + Brian’s Engagement Session

It’s time for another One Touch Event’s couple spotlight! This week we’re sharing Tekeria + Brian. This fun-loving, super sweet couple has been a joy to work with! They’ve trusted us from start to finish to help them plan their dream wedding. And we have a hint- it.was.gorgeous! Before we introduce you to their wedding,…

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OTE Atlanta Weddings :: Sherri + Robert’s Buford Community Center Wedding

Sherri & Robert’s much anticipated Buford Community Center Wedding was SUCH a fun day for us!   The couple has a great group of friends, and we knew from the start that it was going to be a memorable celebration. Sherri was killing it in her super sexy gown. Seriously, isn’t her dress to die for?…

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Wedding :: Dominique + Kelvin’s Eagles Landing Country Club Wedding

Dominique and Kelvin wanted a romantic wedding, above all else. They selected Eagles Landing Country Club for the big day because of the beautiful grounds (and, of course, it’s convenience). The color palette was soft. The details thoughtful. And family was a central focus for them. As Dominique walked down the aisle in the lace…

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Birmingham Wedding :: Alicia + Kema

When it comes to weddings in Birmingham, AL- they don’t get much more regal and refined than this! From the venue to the decor, every element was on point. A red carpet style wedding that literally graced the pages of a magazine. Alicia and Kema knew that, above all, they wanted an over the top…

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Birmingham Wedding :: Hoover Country Club, Joy + Danny

As y’all likely already know, we love our Birmingham, AL weddings! There isn’t anything like a Southern wedding, and we’re so fortunate to be able to work in Atlanta and Birmingham regularly.  Joy and Danny’s wedding was a vision. These two are an amazing power couple and their day was stunning. The Prep Joy’s mermaid…

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OTE Couples :: Sherri + Robert

Atlanta Engagement Session

It’s OTE couple time! This week we’re spotlighting Sherri + Robert.  If you follow us on Instagram, you may have already heard this story, but if not… read on! Here’s a full circle moment…I (Jillian) first met Robert over 6 years ago when we both worked at Accenture as consultants. While planning my milestone bday…

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OTE Couple:: Chandra + Tiffany

This week’s One Touch Events couple is Chandra + Tiffany! This power couple is an amazingly dynamic duo that has been so very wonderful to work with. This engagement session was captured by the talented  Danny Austin Photography in Washington, DC. How they met:  “It all started with a simple dating profile on Match.com, yes, we met…

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Love in Motion :: Happy 1st Anniversary to April & Tony!

OneTouch Events BIrmingham Weddings

Tony & April Weatherly’s beautiful ceremony highlights are picture perfect and so worthy of a share with the world! The love between the two of them is infectious; the support of their family and friends, inspiring and the happily ever after is one year down and a lifetime to go! Help us in wishing them a…

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