with Andy Kushner

An Inside Look into the Weddings and Event World

Andy Kushner offers an inside look behind-the-scenes of the wedding and event world for both industry experts and bridal couples by featuring in-depth and transformative conversations with event industry icons. The Wedding Biz is also the only global platform of its kind to serve the business development needs of wedding and events professionals. As the host, Andy interviews the most prolific thought leaders and talent, taking you behind the curtain and revealing their personality, character, passions, and secrets to their success. Andy’s powerful, yet casual and comfortable interview style gives you access to the authentic story each of these incredible industry leaders has to share. The Wedding Biz podcast is your opportunity to really get to know the amazing personalities that endlessly elevate the world of weddings and special events.

Most recent episodes:

The Wedding Biz – Episode 414 SEAN LOW: The Heart and Soul of the Wedding Industry

The Wedding Biz – Episode 413 LAURIE ARONS: Overcoming the Obstacles of a Challenging Year

The Wedding Biz – Episode 412 KT MERRY: Implementing Adventure, Purpose, & Soul into Photography

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All previous episodes:

The Wedding Biz – Episode 414 SEAN LOW: The Heart and Soul of the Wedding Industry

The Wedding Biz – Episode 413 LAURIE ARONS: Overcoming the Obstacles of a Challenging Year

The Wedding Biz – Episode 412 KT MERRY: Implementing Adventure, Purpose, & Soul into Photography

The Wedding Biz – Episode 411 Revisit: Brett Culp – Obstacle Or Opportunity

The Wedding Biz – Episode 410 HEIDI THOMPSON: Marketing, A Marriage of Two Passions and the Importance of Research

The Wedding Biz – Episode 409 JENNIFER STEIN: Moving Forward and Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Wedding Biz – Episode 408 PAUL MORSE: From the White House to White Gowns

The Wedding Biz – Episode 407 REVISIT: Cindy Novotny – Mastering Motivation

The Wedding Biz – Episode 406 Sharon Sever: Head Designer for Galia Lahav – Worldwide Couture and High Fashion Design

The Wedding Biz – Episode 405 SHAN-LYN MA: CEO of Zola and How Her Company Has Experienced Explosive Growth

The Wedding Biz – Episode 404 ANNA PRICE OLSON: Editorial Director, Brides

The Wedding Biz – Episode 403 REVISIT: Norma Cohen – Building A Thriving Business Within A Community

The Wedding Biz – 402 GINA ESPOSITO AND SHEENA MEEKINS: Partners In Photography

The Wedding Biz – 401 RYAN HILL: A Uniquely Theatrical Commitment to Creativity and Playing the Long Game

The Wedding Biz – 400 DANIELA BRAGA: A Professional Model’s Dream Wedding

The Wedding Biz – 399 REVISIT: A Conversation With: CHRISTIAN OTH

The Wedding Biz – 398 HUGH HOWSER: Incorporating a Sense of Humor and a Sixth Sense

The Wedding Biz – 397 ANNIE LEE: Overcoming Challenges as the Daughter of Design

The Wedding Biz – 396 TOM KEHOE: How a Driving Gig Became a Designing Empire

The Wedding Biz – 395 ROBIN AND JEFFREY SELDEN: Continuing a Legacy

The Wedding Biz – 394 REVISIT: Chef Roy Yamaguchi- Cuisine, Culture & Community

Episode 393 AJ WILLIAMS: What Success Means in the Wedding and Galas Industry

The Wedding Biz – 392 Meg Smith: Photography As A Life’s Work

Episode 391 REVISIT: Simon T. Bailey- How To Harness Your Brilliance and Turbo Charge Your Business

The Wedding Biz – 390 In Memory of Sylvia Weinstock: Queen of Cakes

The Wedding Biz – 389 ELIZABETH SOLARU: From Biomedicine to Crafting World-Class Cakes

The Wedding Biz – 388 SARA RUSSELL: Wedding Sparrow the Award-Winning Wedding Blog and Shifting Priorities Following COVID

The Wedding Biz – 387 REVISIT: Eddie Zaratsian – Experiential Events to Delight the Senses

The Wedding Biz – 386 EMILY REIFEL: Talking Weddings with the “Empress Em of Events” at The Plaza, NYC

The Wedding Biz – 385 CHIOMA ADURE NWOGU-JOHNSON: Humility and Accountability in a Multicultural World

The Wedding Biz – 384 EMILY CAMPBELL: Planning and Designing Events with an Anthropological Perspective

The Wedding Biz – 383 REVISIT: Mindy Weiss – Setting the Standard

The Wedding Biz – 382 EVA CLARK: Anticipating Needs and Evoking Senses

The Wedding Biz – 381 LAURYN PRATTES: Staying Relevant in a Saturated Market

The Wedding Biz – 380 COLIN COWIE: The Gold Standard: Giving Your Customers What They Didn’t Know They Wanted

The Wedding Biz – 379 JACK EZON: Bespoke Travel & A Risk-Taking Entrepreneur

The Wedding Biz – 378 REVISIT: MINDY RICE of MINDY RICE DESIGN – Creating Feelings Instead of Just Events

The Wedding Biz – 377: SUNNA YASSIN & MOLLIE JONES-HENNES: Staying Relevant in an Everchanging Industry

The Wedding Biz – 376 REVISIT: THE TRAVEL SIBLINGS – Experiential Destination Travel

The Wedding Biz – 375: DAVE CALZARETTA – Fighting the Fear of Missing Out and Making Your Own Luck

The Wedding Biz – 374 REVISIT: MICHELLE RAGO – Weddings Around the Globe

The Wedding Biz – 373: JULIE NOVACK: Optimizing Your Digital Footprint

The Wedding Biz – 372: NSBWEP – The National Society of Black Wedding and Event Professionals

The Wedding Biz – 371 REVISIT: CECI JOHNSON – Designing Stationery, Lifestyle and Business

The Wedding Biz – 370: MERYL SNOW: Selling Strategies and How They’ve Changed Within Today’s Market

The Wedding Biz – 369 REVISIT: RON BEN-ISRAEL – Answering the Call of Creativity with Couture Cakes

The Wedding Biz – 368: JOSE VILLA & LAURIE ARONS – Discuss Working Together As Photographer & Planner/Designer and More!

The Wedding Biz – 367 REVISIT: TARA GUERARD – Wedding Designer with a Southern Flair

The Wedding Biz – 366: TIM CHI – CEO, The Knot Worldwide and Reflections Post-Covid

The Wedding Biz – 365 REVISIT: JES GORDON – Bringing Personality to Every Event

The Wedding Biz – 364: KRISTY RICE – Soul-Filled Event Stationery and the Joy of Fine Art

The Wedding Biz – 363 REVISIT: ASHFER BIJU – Culinary Artist, Executive Chef at The Pierre New York

The Wedding Biz – 362: BRETT CULP: Transitioning Out of the Pandemic Back to “Normal”

The Wedding Biz – 361: RENEE DALO – How to Market Your Business Via Clubhouse

The Wedding Biz – 360: CHRISTINA MATTEUCCI – Using Performance and Storytelling Techniques to Engage with Impact

The Wedding Biz – 359: THE NEXT LEVEL: Rime Arodaky Discusses: HAROLD JAMES – How a Hair & Makeup Artist Prioritizes Inner Beauty and Confidence

The Wedding Biz – 358: HAROLD JAMES – How a Hair & Makeup Artist Prioritizes Inner Beauty and Confidence