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    • 21 Jan 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)
    • The Statler Hotel
    Registration is closed

    Society of Wedding Professionals and ILEA Dallas personally invite you to a

    2019 Premier Collaborative Event 

    With International Award Winning Event Designer and Producer Merryl Brown for an Exclusive Educational Program


    Merryl Brown –
    President and Creative Director of MBE

    Merryl Brown Events (MBE) is an award-winning event design and production company that creates exceptional experiential events for individuals, non-profit organizations and corporate clients. We accept a limited number of engagements each year in order to give our clients the highest level of personalized service. MBE is best known for our boundless creativity, discretion, integrity and unparalleled attention to detail. 

    Merryl Brown, President and Creative Director of MBE received her MA from Columbia University’s School of International Affairs and is a former New York based, multilingual international banker. She has traveled extensively, is a Master Gardener, a mentor to several up and coming event industry women, and a mother of two amazing young men. Merryl brings over twenty-five years of project management expertise to the events that her company produces. 



    The Statler Hotel

    KLH Designs

    AFR Rental Furniture

    AVSD Pro

    Simply Mox



    Monday, January 21, 2019
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


    SWP Member Price $50, until January 12, 2019
    Late Registration Price $70, after January 12, 2019
    Guest Price $70

    Register Online


    The Statler Hotel

    Grand Ballroom

    1914 Commerce Street

    Dallas, TX 

             [Click for Map]        


    About the Hotel

    The Statler Hotel has evolved along with the city of Dallas. That’s because it’s located right in the heart of the city, moving in tandem with every ebb and flow of its culture. Located within walking distance to Dallas’ must-see attractions, shopping, nightlife, restaurants, and museums.

    Pick fresh fruit and vegetables at the Dallas Farmer’s Market. Shop at the Neiman Marcus Flagship Store. Take a walk around Main Street Garden Park. See a show at the Majestic Theatre. Enjoy a drink and live music in Deep Ellum.

    All of these attractions and more are mere minutes away from The Statler’s front door—perfect for high profile guests and business travelers who are looking to fulfill their adventurous desires.


    Valet parking

    The mission of Society of Wedding Professionals, Inc is to be a cultivated association that supports and fosters professionalism through networking for the welfare and betterment of the wedding and overall event industry.1616

    901 Main St #6900, Dallas, TX 75202
    • 24 Feb 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • House of Blues, 2200 N Lamar St, Dallas, TX

    Please join us for the
    7th Annual SWP Gala

    Sunday, February 24, 2019

    House of Blues
    2200 N Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202

    7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Registration Opens January 1st, 2019!


    Randy Allen Davis

    Michelle Randall

    A Special Thank You to our 2019 Sponsors:

    AM Linen - https://www.amlinenrental.com/

    Callisto Lighting - https://www.callistosound.com/

    Dallas Gigs - https://www.dallasgigs.com/

    Encore Productions - https://encoreproductions.ws/

    House of Blues - http://www.houseofblues.com/dallas

    Letter Art - http://letterartonline.com/

    Marquee Event Rentals - https://marqueerents.com/

    Mirrorless Mind - http://www.mirrorlessmind.com/

    Red Photo Booth - https://redphotobooths.com/

    Stewards Productions - http://stewardsproductions.com/

    Wow Me! Events - http://wowme.events/

    Ticket Information:

    Remember to Join the Society or Renew Your Membership by January 31, 2019 to Receive Your Complimentary Ticket!

    Members must register for the gala by January 31, 2019 to receive your complimentary ticket!

    $95 Early Bird Rate for Guests & Non-Members is available until Thursday, January 31st.

    February 1st - February 15th, Guest tickets and Member tickets will be $125.

    All attending Members, Non-Members, and Guests must RSVP online by Friday, February 15th


    Valet Parking Available

Past events

12 Dec 2018 SWP December Happy Hour
14 Nov 2018 SWP November Luncheon
17 Oct 2018 SWP October Happy Hour
19 Sep 2018 SWP September Luncheon
15 Aug 2018 SWP August Happy Hour
18 Jul 2018 SWP July Luncheon
20 Jun 2018 SWP June Happy Hour
16 May 2018 SWP May Luncheon
18 Apr 2018 SWP April Happy Hour
21 Mar 2018 SWP March Luncheon
11 Feb 2018 The SWP Gala #6
13 Dec 2017 SWP December Happy Hour
15 Nov 2017 SWP November Luncheon
18 Oct 2017 SWP October Happy Hour
20 Sep 2017 SWP September Luncheon
16 Aug 2017 SWP August Happy Hour
19 Jul 2017 SWP July Luncheon
21 Jun 2017 SWP June Happy Hour
17 May 2017 SWP May Luncheon
19 Apr 2017 SWP April Happy Hour
15 Mar 2017 SWP March Luncheon
17 Feb 2017 The SWP Gala 5
21 Dec 2016 SWP December Happy Hour
16 Nov 2016 SWP November Luncheon
19 Oct 2016 SWP October Happy Hour
21 Sep 2016 SWP September Luncheon
17 Aug 2016 SWP August Happy Hour
20 Jul 2016 SWP July Luncheon
15 Jun 2016 SWP June Happy Hour
18 May 2016 SWP May Luncheon
20 Apr 2016 SWP April Happy Hour
16 Mar 2016 SWP March Luncheon
21 Feb 2016 2016 SWP Society Gala
16 Dec 2015 SWP December Happy Hour
18 Nov 2015 SWP November Luncheon
21 Oct 2015 SWP October Yappy Hour
16 Sep 2015 SWP September Luncheon
19 Aug 2015 SWP August Happy Hour
15 Jul 2015 SWP July Luncheon
17 Jun 2015 SWP June Happy Hour
20 May 2015 SWP May Luncheon
15 Apr 2015 SWP April Happy Hour
18 Mar 2015 SWP March Luncheon
15 Feb 2015 The Society Gala
17 Dec 2014 SWP December Happy Hour
19 Nov 2014 SWP November Luncheon
15 Oct 2014 SWP October Happy Hour
17 Sep 2014 SWP September Luncheon
20 Aug 2014 SWP August Happy Hour
16 Jul 2014 SWP July Luncheon
18 Jun 2014 SWP June Happy Hour
03 Jun 2014 SWP Members-Only Yappy Hour
21 May 2014 SWP May Luncheon
16 Apr 2014 SWP April Happy Hour
19 Mar 2014 SWP March Luncheon
16 Feb 2014 The Society Gala
15 Jan 2014 SWP January Social Skate
18 Dec 2013 SWP December Happy Hour
13 Nov 2013 SWP November Luncheon
16 Oct 2013 SWP October Happy Hour
18 Sep 2013 SWP September Luncheon
09 Aug 2013 SWP Special Event
17 Jul 2013 SWP + The Knot :: Bridal Soirée
17 Jul 2013 SWP July Luncheon
19 Jun 2013 SWP June Happy Hour
15 May 2013 SWP May Luncheon
17 Apr 2013 SWP April Happy Hour
20 Mar 2013 SWP March Luncheon
20 Feb 2013 SWP February Happy Hour
12 Feb 2013 SWP Board Fat Tuesday Fun Night
27 Jan 2013 The Society Gala
13 Jan 2013 SWP Board Retreat
12 Dec 2012 SWP December Happy Hour
14 Nov 2012 SWP November Luncheon
17 Oct 2012 SWP October Happy Hour
19 Sep 2012 SWP September Luncheon
15 Aug 2012 SWP August "Yappy Hour"
18 Jul 2012 SWP July Luncheon
20 Jun 2012 SWP June Happy Hour
16 May 2012 SWP May Luncheon
18 Apr 2012 SWP April Happy Hour
21 Mar 2012 SWP March Luncheon

Mark your calendar!

Luncheons occur on the third Wednesday of every odd month from 11:30am until about 1:30pm.  Happy Hours occur on the third Wednesday of every even month from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.

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