What is included?

The $8,000 investment includes 4.5 packed days of education and inspiration, all-inclusive accommodations at Brush Creek Ranch, complimentary WiFi, special gifts and amenities designed by Laurie for all attendees, staff gratuities and access to an elite group of the industry’s top tastemakers. All meals will be provided, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.


Will ground transportation be provided?

Air travel and transfers are the responsibility of the attendee.


Will all food and drinks be provided?

Yes, meals each day will be provided at Brush Creek Ranch, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.


Can I come in before or stay after the workshop dates?

If you need local accommodations before or after the Masterclass dates, please contact events@lauriearons.com for suggestions.


What airport do we travel into?

The Ranch is one hour from Laramie airport and 3.5 hours from Denver.

Saratoga’s local airport, 13 miles from the Ranch, services private flights only.


What is the weather like?

Late March and early April will have brisk temperatures ranging from the upper 50’s to low 30’s. Snow flurries possible, so be sure to pack hats, gloves and boots.


What should I pack?

The workshop is casual yet professional. We encourage you to dress as you’d be most comfortable sitting in a classroom style setting, but also come prepared to visit outdoor photoshoot locations. Jeans, boots, sweaters and outerwear are great staple items to bring.


Will I have cell phone service?

Cell phone service is limited to AT&T and Union.


Is there wifi?

Yes, high speed internet access is available throughout the Ranch.

Do we need to book our accommodations?

No, we will arrange accommodations for attendees, no need to call Brush Creek Ranch directly. Please make accessibility needs known to us so we can be sure to accommodate.


How and when do I pay for the workshop? 

We accept both credit cards via our secure payment provider and check made payable to Laurie Arons Special Events. Mail checks to:

Laurie Arons Special Events
1850 Union Street, no. 2
San Francisco, California 94123

A deposit of $2,000 is required to reserve space in the workshop. A second payment of $2,000 is due January 15th. The balance of $4,000 is due on March 1st.


In what form do you want me to bring my portfolio?

Laptop, tablets or printed images are all good ways to share your work with the team. One on One sessions can also include website, logo and business stationery advice so please bring those materials if desired.


What should I bring?

Notebook, pen, laptop, warm clothes for evening, comfortable clothing for day, your portfolio in print or electronically, your marketing material and pricing for discussion in One on One sessions.


I’m new to the wedding planning, is this the right workshop for me?

We cater to a range to attendees, from working professionals looking to expand as well as newly formed companies seeking to establish themselves in their markets. Some wedding experience is recommended in order to take full advantage of the curriculum.


If I have a specific need in my business and would like a one-on-one session to discuss? 

Yes, all attendees will be scheduled one on one time with Laurie Arons, as well as other key speakers, to help address your most pressing needs.


What is the start and end time of each day? 

We will start around 8 a.m. and wrap up around 6 p.m. Attendees will enjoy group dinners with the speakers for additional time to get to know each other.