Awards & Achievements

My training, educational, and professional experience includes:

 

  • The Association of Bridal Consultants Professional Development Program in which I received the Professional Bridal Consultant Designation, PBC™ and Distinguished Graduate certificate.

  • Since the earning of the above designation, I have gone on to achieve the highest designation level Master Wedding Planner Designation, MWP™.  These designations are given based on the quality and proficiency of a Consultants Educational and Professional background, Professional Industry Experience, Leadership Participation, and Professional Industry Contributions.

  • I have also received training from Weddings Beautiful Worldwide and was the first to attain both the Certified Wedding Planner™ and Certified Wedding Specialist™ Certifications.

  • I have over 20 years experience in Accounting--which puts my company, Lifetime Events by Jacqueline a step ahead in assisting my clients in maintaining their budgets.

 My experience and achievements include:

  • Awarded Belief Wedding Planner Awards, 8th Edition - 2017

  • Awarded Celebrating Diversity In Business Champion Award 2017

  • Awarded Belief Wedding Planner Awards, 5th Edition - 2016

  • Awarded ISES NY Best Non-Profit Event - 2013

  • ISSE NYC 14th Annual Big Apple Awards Nominee Hot Stuff Award - 2015

  • Wedding Industry Experts Honor Roll - 2014

  • Wedding Industry Experts Awards - 2013

  • Biz Bash Social Event Planner Finalist - 2012

  • Event Solutions - Spotlight Award Finalist Female Rising Star - 2011

  • Wedding Wire Rated Brides Choice Award for 6 Consecutive Years

  • Speaker at Wedding & Event, Women's Business, and Career Day Conferences, Seminars, Networking, (International and Nationwide)

  • Member of Belief Wedding Planners, Weddings Beautiful Worldwide, Association of Bridal  Consultants, National Bridal Service, Wedding Wire, Maharani Weddings, The Knot, and Party Slate.

  • Association of Bridal Consultants: Outreach Director (2017 - 2020), New York State Manager for Association of Bridal Consultants (2014 - 2018); prior to this I was the Networking Director for Westchester/Hudson Valley/Bronx (2010 - 2014)

  • Instructor, Lovegevity's Wedding Planning Institute at Lehman College (2011 - 2016)

  • National Board Member: Wish Upon A Wedding  (2011 - 2013)

  • Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce (2011-2015)

  • Girls Inc Westchester (2013 - 2017) Girls Inc Westchester Wise Women Council (Active)

  • New York/New Jersey Live Events Coalition (Active)

  • Published Articles, Check out our MEDIA page

  • Blog Contributor for Top Wedding Sites.com

 

 

My professional contributions include:

 

  • As the Director for the Association of Bridal Consultants NY Westchester/Lower Hudson Valley/Bronx Networking Group, I implemented the Net-Learning concept which encompasses education and growth, in addition to networking. I continued this throughout my role as New York State Manager, Association of Bridal Consultants and Director of Outreach, Association of Bridal Consultants.  I stay in touch with Industry Professionals to understand the Industry as a whole and develop trustworthy business relationships.

 

  • Lifetime Events by Jacqueline has been participating in the local community, including Former Board Member & Current Member Wise Woman Council, Girls Inc of Westchester;  Former Board Member, Eastchester/Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce;  Member, Scarsdale Chamber of Commerce;  Volunteer, Gilda’s Club of Westchester; and Current Board Member, NY/NJ Live Events Coalition.

 

14th Annual 2015 ISES NYC Big Apple Award
14th Annual 2015 ISES NYC Big Apple Award