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January 24, 2023

It is a HAPPY NEW YEAR and are so excited to start this year with an INCREDIBLE industry speaker! Please join us as we welcome Brian Green, CMP, CMM from Atlanta to talk about The Power of Empathy as a Leader on Tuesday January 24, 2023 at The Graduate Richmond.

Brian is an award-winning event planner with over twenty years of experience in the international events industry. He is the Chief Event Architect and Creative Visionary of "By BrianGreen LLC" based in Atlanta creating amazing social and corporate events across the globe. He is a former Diplomat for the country of Barbados.


In 2017, he was the featured guest expert on The Steve Harvey Show on Fox for their annual Wedding Hour where he presented great tips and advice on how to host the best wedding while avoiding the usual pitfalls (S5, Ep 168). He has his designation as a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), as well as his Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM), and is currently working on his first book with a publisher.


Brian has been featured and published in every major publication including Grace Ormonde, Bride’s Magazine, Inside Weddings, Munaluchi Bride, Essence, The Knot, B Collective, just to name a few. As part of his strong activism and belief in Equity & Inclusion, he currently serves as Chairman of the Board for the National Society of Black Wedding & Event Professionals.


In 2021 he was named a Mentor for The Knot Wedding Wire (TKWW) Fellowship for Change program and in 2022 he was named a TKWW WeddingPro Educator – selected from thousands of professionals to be an ambassador for our industry and educate our peers on better business practices.

Brian's topic, "The Power of Empathy" will dive in to what in means to be an empathetic leader and how that can be your BEST asset for personal and professional growth.

December 13, 2022

The days are getting shorter, the temperature is getting lower, and the year is coming to a close. We all have so much to be thankful for as we round out the year.

Come celebrate the phenomenal wedding and event year our industry has had with the NACE Richmond Chapter. We will gather at Bingo Beer Co in Richmond's Historic Scott's Addition on Tuesday December 13th from


We encourage you to being friends, family, and guests for an evening of commemorating a successful 2022 for our industry.

Food and beverage will be provided by Bing Beer Co and we of course will have holiday raffle prizes!

Members, don't forget to use your promo code when purchasing tickets!

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:
Bingo Beer Co, Fresh Pic Photo Booth, The Mixing Bowl Bakery,
and Bow Tied Weddings


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