Geoffrey Gilmore / Owner
Geoffrey is a member of the International Live Events Association (ILEA) and is a founding board member of the Seattle Chapter. He has earned the Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP) designation from ILEA. As a member of Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC), Geoffrey has earned the Professional Wedding Planner (PWP) designation from ABC. Geoffrey has served the ILEA-Seattle Chapter as Chapter President, as Vice-President of Education and as Secretary.
Geoffrey has been recognized for his outstanding and creative work with the following accolades:
2007 “invited designer” for his innovative couture dining table setting design at the “The Special Event” Conference in Los Angeles
Applause Awards WINNER
2006 Best Non-Profit Event under $25,000.
2007 Best Event Logistics
2010 Best Wedding with a Budget between $25,001-$100,000
2012 Best Wedding with a Budget between $25,001-$100,000
Esprit International Awards
2002 International finalist in the Creative Solutions category for the ILEA Esprit Award.
2009 International WINNER for the ILEA Esprit Award for “Best Industry Contribution".
Geoffrey has shared his expertise as a seminar presenter for regional special event conferences and as an author of a number of magazine articles for the following trade publications: Special Events Magazine, Bizillion Magazine and Northwest Meetings & Events Magazine.
Geoffrey has been a Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher, who created and taught an award winning course “Event, Hospitality and Tourism Management.” High school juniors and seniors taking the course received Occupational Education credit, and core English credit, both of which are still state high school graduation requirements. Students also had the opportunity to simultaneously earn twelve college credits. To learn more about this course, please view this video.