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Heidi HughettFounderCalifornia Events Coalition

Heidi’s resume encompasses over 30 years of Hospitality experience including Hotel Event Management and her now 14 years as Lead Planner and Director of Design at Coastside Couture in Carmel California. With hundreds of beautiful weddings in her portfolio, her passion for the outdoors and beautiful California coastline is evident in her productions. In the summer of 2020 Heidi joined forces with Kate Whelan and Alicia Falango and founded the California Events Coalition to advocate for the Live Events Industry. The CEC is the California chapter of the Live Events Coalition.

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