Featured Event: 888 Brannan Welcomes BizBash to San Francisco

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This month, Anna Marie Events helped welcome BizBash, the national events media powerhouse, to the San Francisco Bay Area.  Anna Marie Events produced their launch party on April 9th, which was held at 888 Brannan, the newly renovated event space in SOMA.

Over 500 attendees, including corporate planners from Google, Apple, Twitter, GoPro, Adobe, Marketo, LinkedIn, Match.com, MKTG, Visa, KPMG, Wells Fargo, Shutterfly and more, joined the celebration and helped to warmly welcome BizBash to the San Francisco Bay Area.

We want to acknowledge the talent of the many vendors who made this event happen:

Alpine Creative Group Inc., Invitations
Amy Burke Designs, Floral
Anna Marie Events, Event Management and Production
Blueprint Studios, Design and Furniture Rentals
Bulldog Coffee, Catering
Classic Party Rentals, Rentals
Entire Productions, Entertainment
Events, etc. Catering & Design, Catering
Global Gourmet Catering, Catering
Goody Goodie Cream & Sugar, Catering
Got Light, Lighting
Gustavo Fernandez Photography, Photography
Jay Siegan Presents, Entertainment
Joshua Charles Catering, Catering
La Bonne Cuisine Catering & Events, Catering
La Tavola Fine Linen Rental, Linen Rentals
Melons Catering, Catering
Paul Robertson Floral Design, Floral
Rye on the Road, Beverage Catering
Soulflower Design Studio, Floral
The Party Staff Inc., Staffing

The launch of 888 Brannan brings back to life a 30-year history of events in the venue.  Formerly known as The Gift Center, The Atrium at 888 Brannan features a stunning five-story, sky-lit atrium with a living wall, retractable open-air roof system and reclaimed timber seating.  The modern outdoor courtyard offers a wind-protected space for outdoor entertaining, including a gorgeous, contemporary backdrop for urban weddings up to 225 people.

Check it out the launch event and be inspired…

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Anna Rembold, the fearless maverick behind Anna Marie Events, was honored to be included on the San Francisco Bay Area Advisory Board for BizBash, a group of key local influencers in the industry, including:

Joni Binder, committee member, U.S. State Department Fine Arts Committee
Jody Brandes, president, Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter
Kevin Dana, director of marketing and product development, CORT
Betsy Fox, marketing events manager, Google
Stanlee Gatti, owner, Stanlee Gatti Designs
Damon Guidry, global events strategist, Adobe
Julia Hartz, president, Eventbrite
Elaine Jennings, president-elect, International Special Events Society Northern California Chapter
Sean Kirklen, manager of conference services, University of California San Francisco
Sam Leftwich, founder, Leftwich Events
Mircea Manea, principal, Blueprint Studios
Anna Marie Rembold, owner, Anna Marie Events
Ingrid Roman, special events associate, San Francisco Ballet
Paul Salinger, vice president of marketing, Oracle
Lucas Schoemaker, president and executive chef, McCalls Catering & Events
Valerie Ulrich, vice president of special events, First Republic Bank
Johanna Walsh, co-founder, Twirl
Jennifer Lee Witherington, vice president of sales, Mana, Allison & Associates
Kristine Yapp, event marketing manager, Twitter

We look forward to working with the BizBash team to continue to grow and support this thriving industry.   And we hope to see you at 888 Brannan soon!

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