Engaging Concepts


Rebecca Grinnals, founder of Engaging Concepts, is often featured in the worldwide media as a wedding business trend expert. A partial list of the many press appearances or interviews in recent years include:


  • CBS Early Show
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The New York Times
  • USA Today
  • Entertainment Tonight
  • E! Television
  • InStyle Weddings
  • The Knot
  • Style Me Pretty
  • Chicago Tribune
  • CNN
  • Brides Magazine
  • Travel Agent Magazine
  • Recommend Magazine
  • Newsday
  • Travel Weekly
  • The Travel Channel
  • The Orlando Sentinel
  • FOX News
  • Event Solutions Magazine
  • Cosmopolitan
  • The New Yorker
  • Destination Weddings & Honeymoons
  • Lifetime
  • Modern Bride
  • Bridal Guide
  • Elegant Bride
  • Working Mother Magazine
  • Hotel ONline
  • The Boston Globe
  • Caribbean Travel & Life
  • Wedding Podcast Network
  • Weddingbee.com
  • Destination I Do
  • Orlando Business Journal
  • Daily News
  • Hotel Motel Management
  • Family Circle Magazine
  • WedBiz Journal



  • It’s All About the Dress
  • Release Your Brillance
  • Atlanta Weddings
  • One Perfect Day
wedding expert

Named Chairperson of the Leadership Advisory Board of WIPA (Wedding Industry Professionals Association)

Named one of the top 10 Social Media
Influencers in the Wedding Industry
(WedBiz Journal)

wedding business expert
wedding industry consultant

Advisory Board Member to Two Bright Lights

wedding industry advisor

Named to Advisory Board of the Event Leadership Institute (ELI)

Feature profile on us
+ engage! in WedBiz

Feature Spotlight
Interview in August
2011 Event Solutions

Think Spendid’s
“Splendid Mentor”

wedding industry expert

2-time Judge for the International Catering Association’s CATIE Awards
2010 + 2011

wedding industry photo judge

2-time Judge for PDN’s (Photo District News) Top Knots: The New School of Wedding Photography Contest
2010 + 2011

engaging concepts press

Guest Professor to Event Management program at University of Central Florida’s Rosen School of Hospitality Management