Who is GlitzPR & Marketing and Glitz Event Design?

As we near the end of 2012 and my staff and I prepare for 2013, I wanted to refresh everyone and/or introduce who I am and my two businesses, GlitzPR & Marketing and Glitz Event Design.

GlitzPR & Marketing is a boutique public relations & event management firm dedicated to promoting the luxury brand in the wedding & event industry + small business market.

Our Mission:

GlitzPR & Marketing is looking to help grow your business to the next level through a progressive public relations and social media campaign, designed to meet your objective and goal(s). GlitzPR’s mission is NOT to limit our clients with publicity and media coverage locally, but nationally.

Our Details:

GlitzPR & Marketing’s main office is located in Chicago but provides Worldwide Services for the wedding and event industry and small business market. Here’s a list of the services we provide:

  • We brand companies and position entrepreneurs.
  • We develop massive media campaigns.
  • We secure RSVP and confirmation for all the luxury bridal and highly publicized events.
  • We launch high-end products, sell out bridal events and throw fabulous gallery openings.
  • We introduce new venues, small businesses (i.e., bridal boutiques, cake designers), and restaurants to the bridal industry by hosting open houses and launch openings.
  • We assist you with designing your website, create invitations and have a photographer on hand for your event.
  • We also plan high profile weddings and events through our sister company Glitz Event Design.

Glitz Event Design is a luxury planning company specializing in couture wedding planning & luxurious event design all over the world. We work with clients worldwide to produce weddings, social events (i.e., birthdays, baby showers), galas and fundraisers.

Who is Candace Polk?

Candace Polk, winner of BizBash 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards Social Event Planner of the Year

Candace Polk is the Director of Events, Publicist and Founder of Glitz Event Design and GlitzPR & Marketing. Candace has a BA in Psychology from National-Louis University. She also received 2008’s Who’s Who Among American Students Award while studying psychology at National-Louis.  She was named Best Event Designer in Chicago’s Wedding Industry Experts 2012 Awards and BizBash 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards Social Event Planner of the Year.

Candace has over a decade of experience working in the event planning industry and her experience has been invaluable for her to bring increased attention to detail and innovative creativity to her work with clients.

Candace is committed to providing her clients with exceptional service by working closely with them to assist them in building their brand, get them media attention and create professional and extraordinary events. She often deals with clients whose privacy and confidentiality are imperative. She prides herself as being a great listener. It is important to her to listen to her client’s needs, desires, and then brainstorms with them to make the day even more special.

A vital part of Candace’s support comes from strong partnerships with upscale venues and vendors throughout Chicago, New York, and Miami.

Candace’s philosophy is simple, she is committed to making things happen for her clients, will go above and beyond to do it and has a very direct approach to ensure she gets what she wants (for her client of course). Her first love is event planning. Some notable events she has recently executed are An Intimate Bridal Affair™ at Hotel Palomar in Chicago, Actor and Hip Hop Rapper Common’s organization Common Ground Foundation’s Official After Party and NBA Chicago Bulls player Derrick Rose and long-time girlfriend Mieka Blackman-Reese’s baby shower.

She prides herself on putting a creative, stylish and personal touch on each and every event that she has the honor of being a part.

If you have any questions on how I can assist you to grow your business, plan a launch or grand opening or simply plan your wedding or next social event, contact me directly at candace@gprmarketing.com or call 312.469-0171.  Until next time


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