'Richard Markel

'Richard Markel

Founding Partner at Weddings Elsewhere

Sacramento, California (Sacramento, California Area)
International Trade and Development

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'Richard Markel's Overview

  • Founding Partner at Weddings Elsewhere
  • Director at Assn for Wedding Professionals Int'l
  • Co-Owner at Bridal Expo

500+ connections


'Richard Markel's Experience

Founding Partner

Weddings Elsewhere

May 2014Present (5 months) Sacramento, California Area

September 1995Present (19 years 1 month) Based in Sacramento Ca


Bridal Expo

April 1985Present (29 years 6 months)

'Richard Markel's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Assisted in Social Media Development

      Wish Upon a Wedding
      • Social Services

      I assisted with their Social Media, we were announcing to 40,000 wedding professionals about the group.

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Animal Welfare
      • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
      • Education
      • Health
      • Poverty Alleviation

'Richard Markel's Publications

  • Wedding Belles, the first Wedding Newspaper for Brides.

    • It was a Sacramento Based publication that carried articles and photos of weddings worldwide.
    • April 14, 1992
    Authors: 'Richard Markel, Julia Markel, Publisher

    Articles introducing trends. Introduced new items for the industry, published real wedding stories and photos. .

'Richard Markel's Courses

  • Independent Coursework

    • Marketing, Social Media Marketing,
    • Marketing (pre Facebook)
    • Marketing 101

'Richard Markel's Skills & Expertise

  1. Promotions
  2. Wedding Planning
  3. Corporate Events
  4. Special Events
  5. Bridal Show Promoter
  6. Destination Wedding Education
  7. Destination Trips
  8. Mexico Wedding Destinations
  9. Wedding Giveaways
  10. Wedding Statistics
  11. wedding Conference Assistance
  12. Marketing assistance for wedding pros
  13. Fam trips for planners
  14. Weddings
  15. Event Management
  16. Marketing
  17. Sponsorship
  18. Marketing Communications
  19. Trade Shows
  20. Tourism
  21. Public Relations
  22. Hospitality
  23. Coordinating Events
  24. Relationship Marketing
  25. Entertainment
  26. Live Events
  27. Meeting Planning
  28. Banquets
  29. Leadership
  30. Social Networking
  31. Social Media Marketing
  32. Event Planning
  33. Private Events
  34. Marketing Strategy
  35. Social Media
  36. Advertising
  37. Online Marketing
  38. Small Business
  39. Entrepreneurship
  40. Email Marketing
  41. Publicity
  42. Facebook
  43. Online Advertising
  44. Brand Development
  45. Hotels
  46. Market Planning
  47. Direct Marketing
  48. Incentive Travel
  49. Incentives
  50. SEO

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'Richard Markel's Projects

  • Bridal Expo

    • March 2012 to Present
    Team Members: 'Richard Markel, Julia Markel

    Brides find all of the vendors you need. This is the Day of elegance for you. Things you want, services you need. Be greeted with a glass of bubbly, enjoy the ambiance of great music and fantastic food. Details later this week. See you there.

  • Wedding Giveaways - Pirate Ship Wedding Giveaway and Planner Treasure Hunt Wedding and Hunt scheduled for 2013

    • August 2012 to July 2013
    Team Members: 'Richard Markel, Helena Rincon of Los Suentos, Paola Vigueras Dolphin Discovery, Carol Johnson Destination Wedding & Honeymoon magazine

    An awesome prize for a bride and 20 of her guests. An opportunity to work with a wedding planners to locate the treasure. The first 6 bride/planner teams get to go to the semi finals.

    Planners will need to be members of AFWPi to participate.

  • Destination Wedding Promotions

    • November 2011 to Present
    Team Members: 'Richard Markel, Doy Cooper, Aeromexico, Riveria Maya Tourism

    Create an event with unique value. Promote it via the different media available within the budget. In this specific case we had 662 brides register with Why they wanted to marry in a Mayan Area on 12.21.12 (The day of the New Beginning.)

'Richard Markel's Additional Information


Treasure hunting

Groups and Associations:

Calsae, NAME, ADJA,, Afwpi

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