Black Christian

Influencers Retreat



Jackie Horbrook


August 27 - 29th
The House of Ethnicity
19311 SW 31st Court. Miramar, FL 33029

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So that you know who we are on event day,
Meet your Planning Team

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veni jackson

CEO, designer & planner

954 871 7999 (BUSINESS CELL)

24WVENI (ZELLO WALKIE TALKIE)

Who are you working with?

Renee Grant

Evemt Timeline

 

FRIDAY LOAD IN & OUT SCHEDULES

 

HEAVENLY'S 305 

In;           Out:   

DJ EL CUMACHO     

In: 2:00p       Out: 6:15pm

SALEEMA LUNA

 In:            Out:          

THE MIAMI FLOWER WALL CO

In: 9:30am      Out: 8:30pm 

STEPH MICHAELS & THE UNTOUCHABLES 

In:              Out: 9:00pm

CAKE FOR BREAKFAST    

Wedding Day Getting Ready:

 

Elaine's Getting Ready Location

Her home residence

6126 Newtown Ave. Phila, PA 

9:00 am:   Bridesmaids Makeup by Chantel

9:00 am    Elaine's Hair Begins by 

9:45 am:    Bridesmaids Makeup by Chantel

10:15 am:   Bridesmaids Makeup by Chantel

11:00 am - Elaine's Makeup Begins by Lam

12:30pm     Kerasan Lamar Photo Arrival @ Elaine's

1:00 pm     Kerasan Lamar Photo Arrival @ Bruce

2:00 pm:    Limo arrival

2:30pm:    Limo Depart to Ceremony

                   Shuttle to Church (Groomsmen)

Bruce's Getting ready location:

        Hilton Hotel Penns Landing

        201 Columbus Blvd. Phila, PA

CEREMONY PROCESSIONAL

2:30 pm:   Limo Arrival - 24W Concierge will direct

3:25 pm    Bridal party Line up

3:29 pm     Ceremony Processional Begins

                    -- Music Begins--

        Maurette Brown Clark -  The One He kept for me

             Pastor Johnson enters to take position

                   --pause about 30-45 seconds--

              Open Doors - Groom - Bruce Enters

                              -pause 20 seconds-

                      Name and Name

                     Name and Name

                     Name and Name

                     Name and Name

                     Name and Name

                    Ring Bearer - Trenton

                     Flower Girl? 

 3:33 pm  Help Elaine out of Limo

             --- Music Change for Brides Entry---

                       Charlie Wilson - You are + Live Vocals

                 Elaine Enters with Comar

Pastor Johnson Begins Ceremony Processional

                 --Music Inserted -  Vowel Exchange-

                Kc & JoJo - This very moment + Live Vocals

During Vowel exchange, before Pastor Johnson involves the couple with repeating after him, live singing over instrumental will take place. 

After "I now pronounce you" is mentioned, start music

         Song Hezekiah Walker - Every Praise to our God

4:15 pm    Ceremony concludes with jumping broom

All guests will be directed out by 24 W Concierge

3:45 pm     Bridal party Pictures at Logan Square

5:00 pm    Guest arrival at Hilton for Cocktail Hour

5:45 pm     Cocktail Ends, Open doors to reception 

RECESSIONAL DINNER

Banquet Service Pre-plated Salad

6:10 pm:   Bridal Party Reception Entrance

                      Song: Neyo - Champagne Life

                     Entry Order to be announced: 

                      

6:15 pm     Elaine & Bruce Entrance

                          Song: Next - Wifey

6:18 pm:    First Dance

                           Song: Whitney Houston - I Believe

 

6:20 pm     Entree Dinner service Begins

6:22 pm:    Elaine & Comar Dance

                         Song: Boyz 2 Men - Mama

6:25 pm      Father Daughter Dance

                         Song: Earth Wine & Fire - Let's Groove

6:50 pm    Toasts begin

                  Oris (1st)

                  Gloria (2nd)

                  Vivian (3rd)

                  Keshia Maria (4th - pending attendance)

                  Debbie (5th)

7:30 pm     Cake Cutting

8:15 pm     Dance Floor Opens

            Song: Frankie Beverly & Maze - before I let go

                           Mixed in with Beyonce version 

8:45 pm     Bouquet Toss

                    Song: Snoop/Pharell - Beautiful

                    Garter Toss

                       Song: Cameo - Candy

9:57 pm       Last Dance Song

                     Eric Benett - Spend my life

 

 Floorplan Details

CEREMONY ARCH

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RECEPTION TABLE LAYOU

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RECEPTION SEATING & MEAL SELECTION 

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Bruce & Elaine

Filet Mignon & Chicken

Rsvp's & Seating

 

Table 1

candice

jasmine

Jesse

Nicole

Robert

Skylar (KID)

Twilla

winsome

Table 2

Alex

Comar

Davia

Dwight

Raquel Plus 1

Keisha

Raquel

Yolan

Table 3

Debra

Gloria

Rebeccah

Yvette

Yvonne

Table 4

Alexis

Inez

Ingrid

Jaden

JEVIN

JONATHAN

JUNELLE

Monique

Table 5

Chandler

Joyce

Kevin

Latoya

Miles

Plus One

Novella

Raymond

Table 6

Amy

Crystal

Edythe

Eileen

Felicia

Haley

Joseph

Nolan

Table 7

GREGORY

Keith

Laura

Leo

Leonard

Mrs. Gregory

Keith Plus 1

Leo Plus 1`

Table 8

Charlie

Edward

Ian

Kerry

Kim

Monica

Tori

Table 9

Bruce

Ickford

Mike

Oris

Zach

Table 10

Chavon

Claretta

Dee Dee

Diana Keys

Josephine

Kenny

Chavon Plus 1

trenton (ring bearer)

Table 11

Ariel

Charles

Darren

Vivian Plus 1

Charles Plus 1

Theo Plus 1

Theo

Vivian

Table 12

Brittany

Darlene

Delores

Delores Plus 1

ERIC

ERIKA

Debbie

Shirelle

Tony

Table 13

Alex

Jahi

Nathan

Pam

Wife of Zach

Sellus

Sonia

Table 14

Catiya

Dvonne

Joanne

Koffi

Marianne

Marina

Oleg

Sheena

Table 15

Anthony

deanna

Dayana

Moise

debbie

fred

Music Details

 

ceremony processional music details

GOSPEL Prelude Music

Pastor + BRUCE'S Entrance 
Song - MAURETTE BROWN CLARK - THE ONE HE KEPT FOR ME


Bridal Party Ceremony entrance 
CONTINUING THE ONE HE KEPT FOR ME


ELAINE'S ceremony entrance 
CHARLIE WILSON - YOU ARE + LIVE VOCALS 


UNITY SAND OR CANDLE 

PASTOR JOHNSON WILL SPEAK DURING UNIFICATION

CEREMONY VOWELS

KC & JO JO - THIS VERY MOMENT + LIVE VOCALS

Ceremony walk off music 
HEZEKIAH WALKER - EVERY PRAISE TO OUR GOD
 

cocktail music details

DJ POODA  SOUND CHOICES

recessional music details (DJ ONLY)

bridal party entering in pairs announced by the dj.

song: neyo - champagne life

name + name

name + name

name + name

name + name

name + name


Bride/groom reception entrance

Next - Wifey

bridal party joins couple in dancing


First dance
whitney houston - i believe

 


Mother/ Son dance

boyziimen - mama

Father daughter

Earth, Wine & Fire - Let's Groove

TOAST DURING DINNER

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC PREFERRED

Dance Floor Opening 

Frankie Beverly & Maze - Before I let Go

Mixed in with Beyonce ending

BOUQUET TOSS 

Snoop & Pharell - Beautiful

GARTER TOSS

Cameo - Candy

LAST SONG

eric benett - spend my life

 

Vendor Details

​​ENTRANCE:  

201 South Columbus Blvd. (loading dock)

When delivering any large materials to the Hotel, please arrange delivery to the loading dock located off of South Columbus Blvd. at the North end of the Hotel just before the parking garage.  The Hotel will not provide labor to load or unload any large equipment shipped for the group.  Any vehicles delivering equipment must drop off the equipment and exit the loading dock in a timely manner.  No trucks shall remain in our loading dock area.  The Hotel loading dock cannot accommodate any trucks larger than 6 wheel or 2 axles.

PARKING: 

SETUP TEAM ARRIVAL: 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (5 HOURS)

BREAKDOWN TEAM ARRIVAL:

10:00PM (BEGIN REMOVING TALL VASES LEAVING FLOWERS)

 

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Officiant

Venue

DJ

Photo & Cinema 

Hair & Make up