Wedding Words of Wisdom

Wedding Words of Wisdom

Do you know how overwhelming it is to plan a wedding?  I do.  But, before the “I do’s” there are countless details, decisions and dollars.  I help you pull it all together and enjoy the process, too.
I’ve got something to say to you – It’s all about YOU, don’t listen to the noise, and surround yourself by people that you trust.

For my interviews, I carefully select individuals that are knowledgeable and creative. The objective of my program is to highlight new and interesting trends in the wedding industry and to share helpful tips from trusted professionals. 

Enjoy the interviews and let me know your questions or topics of interest at


Wayne Gurnick AIFD, CFD
Wedding and Event Planner
Moments by Wayne Gurnick - Weddings + Celebrations

Founder and owner of Moments by Wayne Gurnick, Wayne provides wedding and event planning services across the United States. As a personalized full service event planner, the company assists clients with every aspect of their event or celebration—from concept to coordination and execution.  In addition, the company is launching new packaged services for the value-oriented clients, which will provide the safety net and confidence they need to plan their own celebrations.

In addition to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with emphasis on Marketing from California State University at Northridge, Wayne is accredited by the American Institute of Floral Designers, a classification attained by only 1,300 professionals worldwide. With this status, Wayne joins the leaders of the floral design industry and expanded his network, forming strong bonds with top-level professionals across the United States and abroad. His work has been featured in television and print media, and his client list includes top names from companies such as MCA Universal, Disney, Warner Brothers, United Airlines, The Grammy Host Committee, Italian Institute of Culture and City of Hope, among numerous others.

Website:    818 715-9063


Khris Cochran
Are you a "DIY" Bride?


DIY wedding projects are about self-expression and creative control, and not just saving money.  Get valualbe tips for how to do things yourself the smart way, by learning from the pros.


Happy Newlyweds: Remembering their Wedding Planning and Celebrating Moments

Newlywed advice from the field:  As Jacqueline and Judah, one of our MOMENTS couples, get ready to celebrate their one year wedding anniversary, they share their own wisdom and insights about planning for their wedding and their most treasured wedding day memories.


David Dell’Aglio
With this ring I thee wed

A 30 year jewelry industry veteran talks about everything that goes into the perfect engagement and wedding ring.   Legend has it that if you get your engagement ring from Samuel's Jewelers, you will be married for life.


Kim Rix
From London with love...the Royal Wedding trends, tidbits and total surprises 4/29/2011

What a moment we just witnessed - grace, elegance and poise!  Sarah Burton from the house of Alexander McQueen certainly set the tone for the 21st century bride.


Darren Matsumoto

Jena Marquez
A jewel of New Mexico, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa is a "quiet and special place" and a unique setting for weddings and celebrations

Step into the award-winning Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa to experience a resort like none other. Voted “Best in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler in 2010 and one of the top in the United States and Canada by Travel + Leisure magazine, this unique resort reflects an attention to detail unlike any you’ve ever experienced.



Bruce Hochberger
One Spectacular Beach Location - Two Unique Destinations

Shutters on the Beach, where nothing stands between you and beach and Casa Del Mar Hotel, the time has come to live well again...Each of these distinguished hotels has a Wedding Invitation for our listeners – hear about this unique offer.


Karina Smirnoff
Dancing With Your Feet Is One Thing, But Dancing With Your Heart Is Another

For the past six years, Karina Smirnoff has made her mark on primetime television, as one of the professional dancers on ABC's top rated program, Dancing with the Stars.  With the show's 12th season underway, Karina, a bride herself, is very busy transforming stars into dancers and launching her own dance studio. 

Karina talks about how dance can transform your body and your life and give you poise and confidence on your wedding day and beyond.  Karina knows all about the stress of planning her own wedding and relies on her philosophy formed by years of discipline and dance to remember the important things in life and the reason for getting married.


Rose Cole
Glowing Beauty, Inner Peace and Vitality - Weddings and Rose

A healer, author and successful businessperson, Rose Cole talks about the importance of finding balance during engagement and wedding planning.  Get surprising tips from the former model who transformed her own life through holistic living – how to have glowing skin, a twinkle in your eye and the general sense of health and well being in time for your wedding.


Kim Rix
London Weddings: Romance and Elegance Not Just For Royals!

Kim Rix is a London wedding planner specializing in luxury events.  Find out about the latest trends in England and get tips on how to create a unique wedding experience by incorporating culture, history and tradition into your destination wedding.  Kim shares insights about the protocol and the significance of the Royal Wedding and the drama that will take place on their wedding day.


Kirstie Kelly
A Bride Gets What A Bride Wants - Kirstie Kelley goes "cost-couture"

Find out about the latest trends in bridal couture from the remarkable designer who loves to make women feel fabulous about themselves and look their best when they walk down the aisle or on the red carpet.

Kirstie's latest design - a  partnership with Costco to bring cost-couture  to the brides with discriminating style and practical budgets.

Kirstie Kelly collections are carried in more than 130 stores nationally and her stylish and comfortable studio in Brentwood, California provides brides, mothers and the bridal party with unparalleled styling, tailoring and experience.


No Old School Bouquets Here

BJ Dyer talks about wedding floral trends and the inspiration that helped him achieve the “Best of Weddings” designation by the The Knot Magazine.  Hear about how BJ incorporates architectural influences and magnets to create one of a kind designs uniquely reflective of his clients' personalities.


Sheree Bochenek
Delivering Style To Your Space

Après is dedicated to providing rental product that is superior in both quality and design serving Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and the Dakotas.   Expert in setting up tenting, Après creates customized structures that stand up even in the most severe Minnesota winters.  Après is at the forefront of innovative trends, having made a large investment in lounge furniture and efficient means of transportation.  Check out the web site for images that will inspire your imagination.

Find out about different ways that a space can be transformed and personalized – from custom table linens, to horizontal fabric draping and LED lighting.  Couples’ initials projected onto the dance floor, lounges for cocktail hours and so much more.


Judith Feldman
Wedding Venue - From Vision To Reality

Judith Feldman talks about turning wedding vision into reality at the chic boutique Luxe Hotels, where style, elegance and personalized service come together to deliver an exceptional experience.


Wayne Gurnick AIFD, CFD
How to Select A Wedding Planner

Jen Balzer, an event manager who has worked with Wolfgang Puck, Preston Bailey and managed events at Cicada Restaurant in LA and other remarkable venues  around the world, interviews Wayne Gurnick, event planner and owner of InOvations Events in Los Angeles.  Learn the difference between wedding planner, wedding designer and wedding coordinator and get the behind the scenes look at what these wedding professionals do.


Adrienne Meredith
Weddings and the Internet: Who do I click with?

Adrienne Meredith, the founder, owner and publisher of, an international online wedding magazine targeted to the Luxury Bride talks about luxury as a state of mind.   She shares tips for incorporating items of refinement and unique style into any celebration.

Find out about the unique new product Dress the Drink that’s generating unexpected delight for guests and how to complete your wedding day look with exquisite jewelry from Adorn Jewels for Rent.


David Robin
Capturing the Memories... In Film

Filmmaking is all about story telling, and Dave Robin tells stories that move his clients to tears because of the emotion and the magic that he captures on film. Dave Robin Films is a boutique company with talented filmmakers that create artistry through cinematography.  They use the latest technology that enables them to create films of unparalleled quality, while staying virtually invisible during the event.

Find out about the latest trends in wedding filmmaking, such as same day editing, which Dave Robin uses to create mini-movies shown during the wedding reception to standing ovations.


Scott Soluk
Let the Music Begin

Scott Soluk brings his passion for music to each celebration. With well rounded experience from playing nightclubs, college and professional radio as well as social celebrations, Scott works the party with the intuition, knowledge and flexibility that only  a seasoned DJ has.

Music played at weddings is getting edgier, more hip and contemporary.  With the help of advances in digital music,  Scott Soluk uses beat mixing, remixing and editing to create different and personalized sounds for his discerning clients.


John Ferdenzi
Rentals - Everything You Ever Wanted

John Ferdenzi, Event Director at Town & Country Event Rentals, talks about how spaces are transformed into dream wedding locations.  Anything is possible – with 105,000 square foot showroom filled with high quality items and a crew that takes personal pride in serving their clients.

Hear about the new trend of mixing styles and using fabric and lighting to create “elegant meets rustic” look.


Shannon Treglia
Capturing The Memories with Shannon’s Photography

Shannon describes what he does simply  -  “I photograph the most important day in a person’s life.”  In order to capture the memories with honesty and emotion, Shannon builds rapport with his clients and allows them to be themselves.  Preferring the photo-journalistic style, he seeks the ideal natural light and makes himself virtually invisible.


Wayne Gurnick AIFD, CFD
Introducing Wayne Gurnick

Wayne is the host of Wedding Words of WisdomTM, an online radio show where Wayne shares his expertise and stories with couples planning their wedding.

Wayne interviews the most accomplished wedding and event professionals from around the world, bringing the latest trends and ideas to his listeners.  His objective is to inform and share information that will help his audience make decisions with confidence, so that they can enjoy their wedding. 


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