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 – 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

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All previous episodes:

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

The Wedding Biz – 357: REVISIT: MATTHEW ROBBINS: Creative Process and Connecting with Couples

The Wedding Biz – 356 LAUREN DICKENS – Balancing Business with Creativity

The Wedding Biz – 355 ALEYA HARRIS – Creating An Effective Brand Story

The Wedding Biz – 354 DEWI KURNIADI – Creating Ethereal Beauty with Cake Design

The Wedding Biz – 352 HOLLY CHAPPLE – Working The Big Vision

The Wedding Biz – 351 REVISIT: DAVID BEAHM: Risk & Synchronicity

The Wedding Biz – 350 ARUN BABLANI – Creating Luxurious South Asian Weddings

The Wedding Biz – 349 DANA BOWLING – Finding Your Voice on Clubhouse and Being a Great Moderator

The Wedding Biz – 348 JEN VAZQUEZ AND MORGAN CHILDS – Getting Familiar with Clubhouse

The Wedding Biz – 347 Matt Porteous/Photographer – Following Our Hearts Post-Covid

The Wedding Biz – 346 ROUNDTABLE WITH CARRIE GOLDBERG, RISHI PATEL, CHRISTINA MATTEUCCI, AND AUGUSTA COLE

The Wedding Biz – 345 THE NEXT LEVEL: LIVE EVENTS COALITION – The Latest Efforts

The Wedding Biz – 344 TARA FAY & BRUCE RUSSELL – Staying Positive, Looking Forward and Giving Back

The Wedding Biz – 342 BENTLEY MEEKER – Lighting Design That Speaks on a Physiological and Spiritual Level

The Wedding Biz – 341 Kurt Macher discusses RICHARD EAGLETON/McQueens Flowers – Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste

The Wedding Biz – 340 RICHARD EAGLETON/McQueens Flowers – Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste

The Wedding Biz – 339 LAUREN DICKENS discusses LISA ZACHERY – Embodying True Passion in Stationery

The Wedding Biz – 338 LISA ZACHERY – Embodying True Passion in Stationery

The Wedding Biz – 337 SEAN LOW discusses IRA LEVY – Tastefully Using Technology to Create Lighting Designs

The Wedding Biz – 336: IRA LEVY – Tastefully Using Technology to Create Lighting Designs

The Wedding Biz – 335: A Conversation With: VALERIE ROMANOFF

The Wedding Biz – 334 REVISIT: DAVID TUTERA – Finding True Success in Self Reinvention

The Wedding Biz – 333: LAURIE ARONS discusses ERICH MCVEY – Combining Documentary and Fine Art Style Photography

The Wedding Biz – 332: ERICH MCVEY – Combining Documentary and Fine Art Style Photography

The Wedding Biz – 331: PHIL VAN NOSTRAND discusses JOSH SPIEGEL – Using Social Media to Create Business During the Pandemic

The Wedding Biz – 330: JOSH SPIEGEL/Birch Event Design – Using Social Media to Create Business During the Pandemic

The Wedding Biz – 329: A Conversation With: TARA GUERARD

The Wedding Biz – 328: A Conversation With: RON BEN-ISRAEL

The Wedding Biz – 327: A Conversation With: NIKKI KHAN

The Wedding Biz – 326: A Conversation With: CECI JOHNSON

The Wedding Biz – 325: VALERIE GERNHAUSER discusses MATTHEW MYHRUM – Event Visualization & Communicating Design

The Wedding Biz – 324: MATTHEW MYHRUM/Rendering Artist – Event Visualization & Communicating Design

The Wedding Biz – 323: SEAN LOW discusses MARIANNE BENNETT – Scoring Music To Tell A Story

The Wedding Biz – 322: MARIANNE BENNETT – Scoring Music To Tell A Story

The Wedding Biz – 321: PRESTON BAILEY’S Big Announcement!

The Wedding Biz – 320: Andy’s Reflections on 2020 with Jennifer Stein

The Wedding Biz – 319 REVISIT: Ines and Veronica Di Santo – Bridal Couture Brilliance

The Wedding Biz – 318: TONY CRESPO/FMI Farms – Innovative National Floral Wholesaler

The Wedding Biz – 317: CARRIE GOLDBERG discusses ALEX FITZGIBBONS: Orchestrating The Life And Soul Of A Wedding

The Wedding Biz – 316: ALEX FITZGIBBONS – Orchestrating The Life And Soul Of A Wedding

The Wedding Biz – 315: JENNIFER STEIN discusses MAJEDA & SEWAR BISHARAT/MY Event Design: Turning Vision Into Reality

The Wedding Biz – 314: SEWAR BISHARAT/MY Event Design: Turning Vision Into Reality