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Our Top 20 Favorite Moments from Engage Summits 2017 at Nizuc Resort & Spa

We just got back from what was easily one of our highlights of the year — four days in beautiful Mexico at Nizuc Resort & Spa for the creme de la creme of wedding industry events, Engage Summits 2017. For those of you who haven’t heard of Engage, it’s a wedding conference geared toward luxury wedding professionals who are looking to connect with other likeminded pros, gain new insights and ideas, and meet some of the top the business. The founders of Engage, Rebecca Grinnals and Kathryn Arce, are two of the nicest women you will ever meet and the event never ever disappoints.

Everything — from the welcome bags and gifts (by Gifts for the Good Life) to the education sessions, parties and attendees — is top notch and this year was no different. Here, a few of our favorite details from our time at Nizuc!

1. Receiving This Box Of Goodies Before We Arrived (By Gifts for The Good Life)

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Welcome Boxes: Gifts for the Good Life; Photo: Laura Dee

2. Arriving To The Gorgeous Location (Nizuc Resort & Spa) In Mid-December

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Location: Nizuc Resort & Spa, Cancun, Mexico

Photos from top: Paul MorseJohn Cain SargentGenevieve De Manio Photography

3. Exploring the Locally Sourced Welcome Gift Bag Mercado

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Photos: John Cain Sargent

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Pop up Shop Design: Gifs For the Good Life; Created by: Canteiro Weddings

Photo: Genevieve De Manio Photography

4. Checking In at This Custom Marble Bar

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Photo: Genevieve De Manio Photography

5. Flipping Through The Year Book-Style Attendee Book

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Attendee Book: TPD Design House

Photos: Genevieve De Manio Photography

6. Finding Serious Inspiration from the Fabulous Speakers
(Kathryn Arce & Rebecca Grinnals, Carley Roney and Barbara Corcoran!)

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Engage17! at Nizuc Resort on Monday December 11, 2017  Photo by Paul Morse

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Photos: Paul Morse

7. Our Feet In The Sand at this Pink and Gold Fiesta Welcome Party

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Event Design: Canteiro Weddings

Photo: Genevieve De Manio Photography

8. Catching Up With Friends at This Stand-Out Bar Vinyl Design With Marquee Lights

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Event Design: Canteiro Weddings

Photo: John Cain Sargent

9. Finding Fun Places to Sit On The Beach — Like Under This Gold Pinata!

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Event Design: Canteiro Weddings

Photo: John Cain Sargent

10. Swinging on The Swing Set (Yes, You Read That Right!!)

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Event Design: Canteiro Weddings

Photo: John Cain Sargent

11. Watching the Luche Libre-Inspired Dance Performance

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Photo: John Cain Sargent

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Entertainment: Elan Artists

Photo: Paul Morse

12. The Fireworks Display On The Very First Night!

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Fireworks: Special Events Mexico Fireworks

Photo: John Cain Sargent

13. The Incredible Costumes and Makeup at the Dessert Party

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Photo: Paul Morse

14. Watching the Festive Live Painter at the Dessert Party

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Photo: Paul Morse

15. The Surprise The Fire Dancers

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Entertainment: Elan Artists

Photo: Paul Morse

16. Finding These Hangover Helpers And Locally Made Metal Candles On Our Beds

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Hangover Helper Boxes: Gifts for the Good Life

Photo: Genevieve De Manio Photography

17. Everything About the Bright Pink Pool Party

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Pool Party Sponsor: Shutterfly

Photos: Paul Morse

18. The Celestial-Themed Gala Dinner

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Design: Canteiro Weddings; Lighting & Set: JSAV Mexico; Entertainment: Elan Artists; Menu Cards: TPD Design House

Photos: Paul Morse

19. Dancing on the Zodiac-Themed Dance Floor

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Stage Set: JSAV Mexico; Entertainment: Elan Artists

Photos: Paul Morse

20. The Countless Connections Made…

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Photo: Paul Morse

A very special thank you to Rebecca Grinnals, Kathryn Arce and the entire Engage Summits team for hosting another outstanding event. Thank you for all that you do to bring our industry closer together in the spirit of connections and education.