The Elite Collective | Description:

Join Erica Christine of Elite Eventz, a 11-year luxury event industry veteran and a few of her trusted “friendors” in a 7-week intensive yet personal classroom experience where you will gain knowledge in both a lecture and a hands on/applied learning method. The curriculum is fast pace but covers a multitude of imperative information to start your business and/or take your business to the next level.  

Curriculum Learning Objectives: 

  • Business Fundamentals I & II (Getting Started, Legal & Financial, Pricing Structure, Marketing & Social Media Presence, and Building a Brand, Mastering a Niche) 

  • Planning Fundamentals (Budgeting, Vendors, Houston Venues, Entertainment/Music, etc.) 

  • Design Fundamentals I (Floral, Linens & Decor, Lighting, Stationary, Attire, Special Effects, etc.) 

  • Design Fundamentals II - Styled Shoot (Applied Learning Hands on experience with guided help from the pros!)

  • Diversification Fundamentals (Corporate, Weddings & Social Events | Destination, Luxury & Multicultural) 

Registration Includes: 

  • (7) Weekly 3.5-hour collective learning sessions (Lecture & Applied) 

  • Collective Workbook (4 Chapters filled with great information)  

  • Homework Assignments, Quizzes, Final Exam, & Final Luxury Event Presentation Project 

  • Custom Registration Tote Bag (filled w/ supplies and goodies!) 

  • Design Participation in a Lavish Styled Shoot (Location & Time will change to the Decor to Remember Design Studio for Session 7 - October 7th at 5:30PM-9:30PM) 

    • You'll work alongside Erica Christine of Elite Eventz using some of Houston's most esteemed and trusted vendors for an actual styled shoot! 

  • Certificate of Completion (Must Score 80% or higher on both Final Exam & Final Event Presentation)

  • Professional Head-shots for your website  


Investment: $2000

$650 Deposit due Aug 19th

$675 due Sept 2nd 

$675 Balance due Sept 16th.



*Please Note*

  • Space is limited to 6 attendees so hurry and sign up now

  • Attendees are expected to have read assigned chapters prior to attending each session for knowledgeable and effective group discussion where everyone is participating

  • Sessions meet on Thursday nights

  • Registration Closes Aug 19th @7:30PM (payment plans available) 

Creative Partners: Elite Eventz, Décor to Remember, Second Shots Photography, Ken Maurice Studios Videography, Mon Bebe Couture, Blush Floral Co., Cakes By Gina, Ashley Mitchell Salon & Spa, Jazzy Faces, and Isabella Invitations

Take a look at a video from our previous courses and styled shoots!! 














Course Agenda

Week One: 08.26.2021

Business Fundamentals I

  • Getting Started

  • Legal & Financial Structure

  • Pricing Structure

Week Two: 09.02.2021

Business Fundamentals II

  • Marketing

  • Social Media Presence

  • Building a Brand

  • Mastering a Niche

Week Three: 09.09.2021

Planning  Fundamentals 

  • Budgeting

  • Vendors

  • Houston Venues

  • Entertainment / Music

Week Four: 09.16.2021

Design Fundamentals I (Lecture) 

  • Floral, Linens, & Decor

  • Stationary 

  • Attire

  • Lighting & Special Effects 

Diversification Fundamentals 

  • Types of Events 

    • Multicultural

 Week Five: 09.23.2021

Diversification Fundamentals 

  • Types of Events 

    • Corporate & Meetings 

    • Social 

    • Destination

    • Luxury

Final Exam 

Week Six: 09.30.2021

Final Event Presentations

Review of Final Exams

Week Seven: 10.07.2021

Design Fundamentals II Styled Shoot (Applied)

  • A professional photographer will come out and capture the experience!

  • Attendees will bring their design boards to life with guided assistance

  • Attendees will take professional headshots 

Decor To Remember - Design Studio

From 5:30PM - 9:30PM (4 hours) 

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