Press & Blog

Old Hollywood Glam
October, 14 | 2014

It is always exciting when a friend gets married, but the honor of being a part of the BIG Day as a planner is very special. The couple, Jillian and Kyle made a beautiful bride and groom who were positively wonderful and joy filled. Their old Hollywood wedding came alive with the Vinoy Renaissan[...]

Everything Must Sparkle
April, 14 | 2014

The r.s.b.p team leaves a trail of sparkle everywhere we go!  With that being said it's a good thing sparkles are in and on the rise in wedding and event decor this year!  A little bling can go a long way, from invitations to favors the key is to pepper sparkle where least expected; creati[...]

Radiant Orchid is truly Radiant!
January, 25 | 2014

We are excited to see a purple hue once again make it as Pantone's color of the year.  "Radiant Orchid" is predicted to be popping up in weddings and events this year more than ever.  The color is a gorgeous collaboration of fushsia, purple and pink emanating passion, love and happiness.&n[...]

Lighting is Everything
September, 19 | 2013

One of the most commonly overlooked décor elements when planning a wedding or event is lighting.  Proper and well thought out lighting can completely transform your venue from ordinary to amazing with the simple "flip of a switch."  Proper lighting not only improves the look of your[...]

Five Corporate Event Trends
July, 25 | 2013

We love planning weddings but are always thrilled when we have the opportunity to put together a fabulous corporate event.  Thankfully the year 2013 has brought an upswing in growth for many companies, creating a rise in corporate event planning.  According to event management softw[...]

Roaring ‘20’s Inspired Weddings and Events
July, 17 | 2013

Opulence. Sophistication. Bliss. These are a few of the terms one might use to describe the ‘Roaring 20s’ era depicted in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby.  With the movie version of the novel released earlier in the year, this luxurious lifestyle has been on the mind[...]

Forbes: The Five Personalities of Innovators
June, 20 | 2012

I just read a recent post on Forbes Insights on the Five Personalities of Innovators, and it gave some keen insight to what drives a successful business. At r.s.b.p. Events we have a mixture of Controllers, Star Pupils, Experimenters, and especially Movers and Shakers.I love the comparison between a[...]

We're on board the Pinning train!
February, 17 | 2012

For all the PR savvy people out there, Pinterest is the social media platform to watch for. Read this article on how the pinning sensation is breaking through the social media clutter and how your clients can benefit from the trend. We're already on board- check us out![...]

Sweet Engagement
February, 13 | 2012

Did you get a chance to see this awesome engagement? Olympic swimmer Matt Grevers, proposed to his teammate on the medal stand! How sweet is this?[...]

The Art of the Photoshoot
January, 25 | 2012

Not as easy as it looks... but a lot of fun!credit: pezz photo[...]

Atlanta Falcons' Mike Peterson Celebrity Weekend in Gainesville
January, 25 | 2012

I'm extremely fortunate to have WAY cool clients. One of them is Mike Peterson of the Atlanta Falcons. Mike is a part of The Champions Fund, a 501(c)3 Community foundation that represents professional athletes and their foundations. We are like "agents for charity" !  We manage their foundation[...]

Private Wine Dinner at Bern's Steak House
January, 22 | 2012

Mercury glass, and white floral design adorned the room of Bern's Steak House as we sat an enjoyed a private dinner. Soft and beautiful. Thank you to Pezz Photo for the wonderful photos, Botanica International Design for the gorgeous floral design, and Not From a Box for the elegant stationary![...]

Halfway to Winefest
January, 22 | 2012

We're always proud to work with the Vincent Lecavalier Foundation. Halfway to Winefest is an event hosted at SideBern's in an effort to raise money for the foundation. It was a great night with great people, and we raised money for a great cause!Photos courtesy of Pezz Photo[...]

Holiday Party with Gold & Diamond Source
January, 4 | 2012

What do you get when you mix diamond filled balloons, giveaways and a fashion show? A Gold & Diamond Source holiday party of course! Guests got to participate in a balloon pop where they received real gems and diamonds, and benefited Hands Across the Bay. The night was complete with a bunny cout[...]

Happy New Year!
January, 2 | 2012

Thank you to our wonderful clients and friends for making 2011 so special. Looking forward to 2012![...]

ELIE SAAB Fall 2011-2012 Collection
December, 21 | 2011

Have you seen ELIE SAAB'S new collection? It's to die for! Gowns draped in chiffon and intricate beading that  range from ivory to midnight blue gives you the feeling of transitioning from the morning dew to watching the stars at night.It's truly breathtaking and if you're thinking about design[...]

Treats for friends with pups
December, 18 | 2011

I found this great recipe or Christmas puppy treats through Don't forget your favorite pooch during the holidays. They also make a great gift idea.Happy baking!puppy treats thanks is for the recipe "food for boys"[...]

Kim Kardashian's Wedding
August, 31 | 2011

We took a look inside People for a glimpse at Kim Kardashian's wedding! It was really over the top with a black and white old Hollywood glam feel. The bride wore three custom-made Vera Wang gowns (one for the ceremony, the first dance, and the reception) as well as had chef Wolfgang Puck for the rec[...]

What is your Superpower?
August, 11 | 2011

In this industry, a lot of us spend A LOT of time focusing on what is around them versus what is in front of them.  My twin sister sent this to me today from a writer friend of hers who writes for entrepreneurial blogs, Forbes and the like.  Simply to remind me that sometimes YOU can just [...]

Try it on with Tacori
August, 3 | 2011

Having trouble deciding on your perfect ring? Well thanks to Tacori you don’t have to guess anymore. We stumbled across their  ’try it on’ technology doing some shopping and you can actually see how the ring would look on you.Just download the softwarePrint and Cut the symbolsTry it on! ([...]

Voila's Magic Touch
August, 2 | 2011

We want to give a HUGE thank you to Voila Cinematic for a stunning showcase of Michael and Sara’s special day. And yes, our groom wrote that song for his bride, unbelievably amazing! Just an idea to all the grooms out there that want to surprise their brides… It’s always best to do someth[...]

A Golden Quinceañera
July, 19 | 2011

We had the pleasure of creating this golden quince for a lovely and well deserving Natalie. It was such a fun night and the kids had a great time. A special thanks to the BG5 Girls and The Florida Aquarium for making Natalie’s day so special!Photo courtesy of Amy Pezzicara[...]

Tuesday Top Pick
July, 6 | 2011

At RSBP everyone has their favorite part of weddings. Some like the first dance, some like the first kiss, and some gush over when the groom sees his bride for the first time. Part of the reason for the groom’s jaw to hit the floor is the dress. The dress says so much about the bride and transcend[...]

Sunset Ceremony
February, 28 | 2011

Take a look at our beautiful couple Chelsea and Casey at their sunset wedding at the Sirata Beach Resort. They had been planning their destination wedding for some time and we were honored to be able to bring their sunset vision to life! It was a gorgeous ceremony with family and friends. Congratula[...]

Sunday Brunch with Rolls-Royce
January, 4 | 2011

This past Christmas Santa was seriously considering upgrading his sleigh and who could blame him? He had a lot of tempting options to choose from. We spent a gorgeous morning with our friends at Rolls-Royce with mimosas, delicious hors d’oeuvres, live christmas carols sung by Lisa Casalino and an [...]

One Rockin' Holiday Party
December, 31 | 2010

We had a great time partying with Santa and making Christmas wishes come true. The Ryan Nece foundation raised significant amounts of donations to help children at the Hillsborough County Department of Children’s Services. Our friends at Ceviche provided an amazing menu accompanied by cheerfully d[...]

New Year's Eve at Postcard Inn
December, 29 | 2010

This New Year’s Eve we’re kicking off our stilettos and heading to the beach for New Year’s Eve at Postcard Inn. We’ll be toasting to 2011 poolside this year at the biggest pool party on St. Pete beach with a delectable dessert bar, champagne toast and live DJ spinning the hottest tracks of [...]

Happy Holidays from RSBP Events
December, 21 | 2010

As we approach the end of 2010 and reflect on all that has passed we realize we have a lot to be thankful for and a lot to look forward to in 2011. This year has been full of amazing opportunities and we want to thank all of our clients, vendors, friends and family that have helped us along the way.[...]

The Eye Ball 2010
November, 4 | 2010

One of my favorite parts of event planning is working for great causes in the community like, the Lion's Eye Institute Foundation. The foundation held it’s 6th annual Eye Ball which brings together ophthalmic specialists and surgeons, business and community leaders, and loyal friends to foster the[...]

Wedded Bliss
July, 7 | 2010

I had the pleasure of planning the "Tempting" soiree by the Bay for this lovely couple and I was more than honored when they asked me to plan their wedding. Simple sophistication would be the best way to describe it. In a dazzling home by the bay, amongst close friends and family the lovely couple e[...]

Ryan Nece Foundation 4th Annual Gala
June, 24 | 2010

It was an honor and a privilege working with Allison Stokes, Ryan Nece, the Power of Giving team and the T Pepin Hospitality Center to make this event the success it was. Knowing that our team was part of an event that changes so many lives is the best reward. Ryan, thank you for including us for th[...]

4th Annual Ryan Nece Gala
June, 19 | 2010

The long awaited annual Ryan Nece Gala is only hours away and it is sure to be one of the most unique nights that the Bay has seen. This years gala has incorporated one of our favorite childhood games, the scavenger hunt, but done it with a sophisticated twist. Guests are able to participate in the [...]

Confessions of a Designer Shoe Hunter
May, 18 | 2010

It is a well known fact that almost every woman loves shoes. Whether it be a pump, wedge, or flat, or whatever your shoe fancy might be, every woman can appreciate a good shoe. Some question what the fascination is between a girl and her footwear. Well, there is a certain rush we get when we casuall[...]

Ryan Nece's A Night With the Stars
March, 5 | 2010

It is always a pleasure and honor to work with the Ryan Nece Foundation in their effort to improve the Tampa Bay area.  Ryan and his team are always hard at work trying to find new creative and ways to increase the amount of time and effort we put  in to help our local communities. So we w[...]

A "Tempting" soiree by the Bay
November, 12 | 2009

It's not every day you get a dream client…but this one certainly takes the cake…in every sense of the word. Great taste, great style and SUPER fun to work with. This fantastic event started with a fly-lure embellished invitation, and ended with a performance by the Temptations. Guests were treat[...]

Do Collect $25 for Charity- South Tampaopoly is here!
May, 27 | 2009

So boys and girls…i passed go. I am immortalized on a Board Game for ever- as a crown none the less. Yep, 3 chicks and a board AKA Sara Quintero, Cathy Wilson, and Veronica Swiatek, have partnered with RSBP on South Tampaopoly for their events. We will be hosting Token Happy Hours and Chance of Ra[...]

Wild Night: Karamu 2009
April, 20 | 2009

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo's annual black tie gala is known for it's lavish theme, extensive decor and outstanding cuisine. Karamu, from the Swahili word "party," has raised nearly $2.4 million for animal care and education programs at the zoo over the last 20 years. The event was held at Lowry Park's[...]

Preppy Chic in St. Pete!
April, 10 | 2009

Wanted to show you a few pictures of my OH SO FABU dinner party i hosted, with my BF Craig, for Southern Wine and Spirits.  Thank you to Chef Tyson Grant from Parkshore Grille and Chef Javier De Jesus from Pacific Wave for such a memorable evening…i thought preppy spring was perfect for a coo[...]