WPE Speaker Focus: Mediterranean Occasions

Today we would like to introduce you to Ilknur who will be presenting at WPE on Saturday the 3rd March. She will be talking about current trends for 2012 and how planners can bring some flair to their clients weddings.


Describe your company in 100 words or less!

Established in 2001 by Mrs Ilknur Tekinbas Mediterranean Occasions is a family run business, specialising in elegant and innovative venue styling for weddings and events throughout the UK. 

Emphasis is placed on individual design and a personal service that is second to none. From exquisite table tops to breathtaking candelabras and chair backs made from the most exquisite materials, Mediterranean Occasions has everything a bride-to-be could dream of to transform a basic venue into something worthy of a fairytale. With unique products that are sourced from around the world one can be sure to create something that is as stunning as it is unique.

What’s your USP? 

My creativity and what I bring as a designer to the business. 

What do you hope planners will learn on the day from your talk?

The dos and don’ts of hire companies and some style tips.

How would your clients describe you?

Excellent service,  unique products, helpfulness, turning brides ideas in to reallity. 

Have you ever had a challenging client and how did you deal with it?

By keeping calm very calm!! And always being polite and patient. The rest falls into place.

What is your vice? 

Remembering it’s their day! And being patient, if they choose colours that clash or not quite your style, do it to your standards and add your flair.

What’s the best piece of business advice someone gave you?

If some one copies your work take it as complement!

Describe yourself in 3 words

Creative, ambitious , entrepreneur 

Name one blog you follow religiously

Not religiously but when I can Preston Bailey he’s the MAN!!!

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