Founded in 2008, Rhode Island Wedding Group is an association of established wedding professionals devoted to connecting couples with high quality service providers in Southern New England. By limiting membership to only two companies per wedding specialty, and by offering membership to a variety of professionals from soloprenuers to large corporations, Rhode Island Wedding Group has created a well-rounded resource for couples looking to simplify wedding planning without sacrificing quality. Our member businesses engage in ongoing professional development to remain current with wedding trends and technology, and work tirelessly – both individually and collaboratively – to ensure that our clients’ weddings are the best in the region.
2018 – 2019 Board of Directors
PresidentTitle: Wedding Sales Manager at ROCKSTAR LIMO Member Since: 2009 Fun Fact: ROCKSTAR LIMO is one of the original founding members of the RIWG.
SecretaryTitle: Owner, funfotos2go Member Since: 2017 Fun Fact: I am an 80s hairband / metal junkie. I have even traveled to London to see one of my favorite bands!
TreasurerTitle: Owner, Sweet Streams Chocolate Fountains Member Since: 2009 Fun fact: I love golf and chocolate! I am also one of the original founding members of the RIWG.
Social Events DirectorTitle: Owner, Swansea Arthur Murray Dance Center Member Since: 2016 Fun Fact: I love to play Sudoku in the morning to jump start my day.
Education DirectorTitle: Wedding and Sales Manager at Arpeggio Wedding Entertainment Member Since: 2010 Fun Fact: I am a nationally ranked synchronized ice skater
Marketing DirectorTitle: Owner, Nicole Gesmondi Photographer, LLC Member Since: 2011 Fun Fact: I was the Still Photographer for the Rocky Point documentary: You Must Be This Tall
Wedding Events DirectorTitle: Catering Sales Manager at Hotel Providence Member Since: 2017 Fun Fact: Hotel Providence has had a number of celebrity guests over throughout the years, including Oprah, Elton John, Jay Leno, and John Mellencamp.