Monthly Archives: October 2017

How Millennials Are Changing Weddings

White dress, church wedding, cut the cake, bride’s parents pay for the wedding, groom’s pay for the rehearsal dinner, Maid of Honor, Best Man, speeches, the list goes on as to what a “traditional” wedding is supposed to look like. But, if I’ve learned anything from starting a job as an event coordinator, it’s that traditional is no longer the tradition and that is because of millennials. I found an interesting article discussing the top six things Millennials have changed in the wedding world, and they are pretty accurate. The first major change is Millennials are skipping the church ceremony.

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Millennials & Phone Calls

Millennials hate phone calls. It’s a proven fact, and a group I absolutely fall into. You see us glued to our phones, but not because we are expecting a phone call, but because we are checking our texts, emails, social media, etc. The “phone” app is the 5th most used app among the general public according to research done by Forbes. So why is it we hate phone calls so much? “This generation grew up with the gradual introduction of instant messaging, texting, email, and other forms of written communication. Because they’re just as instantaneous, but provide you the ability

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Introduction

Happy Saturday Wine Lovers! Many of you already know me, but for those who don’t, my name is Jenn Brodeur and I am lucky enough to be the Event Coordinator at 1620 Winery & Wine Bar. Focusing prominently on weddings, and being a Millennial myself, the idea of a blog with a Wedding & Millennial focus seemed like a no-brainer. Construction at our Cordage Park location is coming along wonderfully and I am happy to announce we have 26 weddings booked for the 2018 & 2019 season. I’m very lucky to work with amazing couples, the majority of which are

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