SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18 - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017

THE EXPERIENCE AT THE MODERN HONOLULU

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Romance, fashion and the best in Hawaii’s wedding industry are in one place for “The Experience” at The Modern Honolulu on Saturday and Sunday, February 18th and 19th. This two-day, interactive affair elevates wedding planning to a new, luxurious level.  Meet one-on-one with Hawaii’s top wedding specialists and get an exclusive look at the bridal lines from Hawaii’s top fashion designers and local boutiques. 

LOBBY LEVEL

THE MAN CAVE
Men we've thought of you too! Now there is no reason to dread a weekend of wedding planning as you can take a break or plant yourself in our Man Cave!  Also known as “The Study” in The Modern Honolulu, find a bar and tasty “manly” bites for purchase in a laid back area to lounge in and enjoy.  (Of course, women are welcome, too!)

 

FIRST FLOOR

THE GALLERY
Meet one-on-one with Hawaii’s top wedding specialists in The Gallery. With wedding specialist from all areas, you'll be sure to pick your perfect venue, ideal florists, favorite photographer and much much more! This boutique approach will allow couples time to talk with vendors to get to know their service and style. 


THE POP-UP SHOPS
No wedding experience would be complete without a little shopping!


THE MAIN STAGE
Event Accents sets the perfect stage for you to find amazing live entertainment, emcee and DJ options.

Don't miss the Fashion Shows each day with local celebrity fashion designers on Saturday and premier local bridal salons on Sunday as they showcase the latest designs in wedding attire.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017
12:00 pm: Brian Chang
1:00 pm: Randy & Kanoe
3:00 pm: Fashion Show
4:00 pm: Ben & Maila

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
11:00 am: Da Braddahs
12:00 pm: Brian Chang
1:00 pm: Randy & Kanoe
2:00 pm: Sean Cleland
3:00 pm: Fashion Show
4:00 pm: Ben & Maila


THE DEMONSTRATION STAGE
Join us as some of Hawaii's top wedding professionals showcase and educate what they have to offer.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017
12:30 pm: Jaime Clark Designs
1:30 pm: Kathleen Yoshinaga
2:30 pm: AMCC Chair Covers
3:30 pm: Pauline Parry

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
11:30 am: Debbie Debella Flower Demo
1:30 pm: Jamie Clark Designs
2:30 pm: Cake Works
3:30 pm: Elegance with Grace


THE LIBRARY
Peruse vendor and venue options with our collection of business cards from various entities in the wedding industry.

 

SECOND FLOOR

THE GARDEN BY LES SAISONS
Get a glimpse at beautiful décor options from Les Saisons in The Sun Suite of The Modern Honolulu. Les Saisons is a full-service specialty linen, floral and décor company that brings superior service and boutique flair to every event we touch. Our gorgeous design collection will be at the fingertips of the guests of the Wedding Week and our experts will be on hand to provide guests mini consultations where they can “shop and play” with our exclusive collection of fine linens, fresh florals, eclectic décor items and unique table settings to custom create the perfect overall look and feel for their big event.  


THE HONEYMOON BEACH
Be sure to visit this spot to see it transformed with beautiful décor by Steven Boyle Designs and shop beautiful pieces from local apparel and accessory designers.


THE WORKSHOPS
Wedding planning can be stressful and confusing, and that’s why more than 10,000 couples have attended The Wedding Café’s wedding workshops over the past 15 years. Just for The Experience at The Modern Honolulu, The Wedding Café has created a special, mini set of power-workshops to provide valuable insights into planning and preparing for a wedding.  *Space is limited so PLEASE E-mail weddingweekhawaii@gmail.com to reserve your seat today!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017
STUDIO 1
12:00 pm: Hair & Makeup
1:00 pm: Photography
2:00 pm: Planners
3:00 pm: Videography
4:00 pm: Floral

STUDIO 2
12:00 pm: "What's the difference between a DJ and an Emcee?" Bliss DJs
1:00 pm: "What is a SDE Video?" Orig Media
2:00 pm: "What is a Wedding Singer?" Maila Gibson
3:00 pm: "Do we have to write our own vows?" Valerie Moriwaki

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
STUDIO 1
12:00 pm: Decor
1:00 pm: Cakes
2:00 pm: Invitations
3:00 pm: Catering
4:00 pm: DJ/Emcees

STUDIO 2
1:00 pm: "How can we make our Reception memorable?" Dynamic Sounds
2:00 pm: "Do we really need a Planner?" Fred and Kate Events
3:00 pm: "$1K or $10K? How much to spend on Wedding Video?" Aria Studios
4:00 pm: "How do I pick the right Photography?" Vivir Photography