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Rising Stars: Meet Joslyn Bland and Ashley Weakley

Today we’d like to introduce you to Joslyn Bland and Ashley Weakley. Them and their team share their story with us below:

6 Degrees is led by both owners Ashley Weakley and Joslyn Bland. Ashley Weakley was pursuing a degree in Fashion Merchandising in 2004 when she had to create and implement a fashion show event for her to graduate. This made her fall in love with all the aspects of the event – from creating the concept to creating a unique experience for the attendees. Her sudden love for her event services made her become a guru of event planning for friends and family. 

Joslyn Bland dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur since her childhood days and when she graduated with a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, she saw the need to establish her own business. She had always been the “go-to” person amongst friends and family to plan events because of her organizational skills. They both established 6 Degrees Event Planning in 2011 and have been managing and organizing events and parties ever since. 

Since 2011 our dynamic duo has been bringing the best of both the creative and organized side of planning to life. We create cutting-edge concepts that are derived from transforming ideas into tangible and creative solutions. Event Planning is our passion, and we continuously educate ourselves about the business and latest trends in the industry. 

6 Degrees Event Planning (6 Degrees) is very goal-oriented, organized, and resourceful. We excel in communicating and relating successfully with individuals of all grade levels. We pride ourselves on demonstrating accuracy, attention to detail, and the ability to work well in complex environments. 

Over the years we have built dynamic and impressive relationships with vendors in different industries. Due to these relationships, we are able to provide customized packages and pricing for your needs. We help clients engage and connect with their intended audience. 6 Degrees offers coordination and implementation for all types of events from corporate, weddings, and social. We know that every event is different from business style/culture to budget. We pride ourselves in effectively adhering to those different wants and needs. We have over 10 years of experience in making visions and dreams become a reality. Dreams and inspirations can come from anywhere. Whether it be a color pattern or even a favorite flower that starts out as an idea or foundation for your perfect event. Capturing the little details that exude your organization’s personality and bringing them to life is what 6 Degrees Event Planning Company uses to create incredible events! 

Thank you for taking the time out to get to know more about 6 Degrees and what we bring to the table. We are so excited for this opportunity and can’t wait to officially meet you. 

Would you say it’s been a smooth road, and if not, what are some of the biggest challenges you’ve faced along the way?
Some challenges we were faced with when we started was breaking into the corporate sector. We knew we had to take a different approach to tap into this market. We started to network more and get involved in different industry-driven organizations. Networking, educating, and telling our dreams and inspirations to others lead us to where we are today. We have been told multiple times that we need to specialize in one thing and although we listen and accept all advice that comes our way, being full-service event planners makes our hearts full! 

As you know, we’re big fans of you and your work. For our readers who might not be as familiar what can you tell them about what you do?
Event Planning 

Are there any books, apps, podcasts, or blogs that help you do your best?
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Run 

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle 

Podcast- Daily Boost, Oprah Rose, Business Unveiled 

Pricing:

  • Free Consultations

Contact Info:

  • Email: info@6devent.com
  • Website: www.6devent.com
  • Instagram: @6devent
  • Facebook: 6 Degrees Event Planning Company

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