17th Annual Event Expo Celebration Promises the Return of Expo Founder

& Nationally Acclaimed Author, Party Planner Extraordinaire, Patty Sachs

Patty Sachs, producer/creator of the first Twin Cities Event Expo back in the spring of 1990 will make a special appearance and participate in this year's 17th Event Planners & Suppliers Expo, scheduled for Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 at the Metropolitan Event Center in Golden Valley. This will be the first time in 17 years that Sachs, a veteran planner/producer, speaker, and author of event planning guides will join the Minnesota exhibitors and attendees for this one-day event.

 
Minneapolis, MN, February 22, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Could It Be The Luck of The Irish or Just Plain Blarney? - Sure and begorra, March is the month to go green and wish for that promised pot o' gold at end of the rainbow on the 17th, right? Well, this year "17" will be a lucky number for more than the Irish as Midwest party planners and party suppliers head out to their 17th annual industry Expo to meet, greet and welcome home Expo founder, Patty Sachs.

Patty Sachs, producer/creator of the first Twin Cities Event Expo back in the spring of 1990 will make a special appearance and participate in this year's 17th Event Planners & Suppliers Expo, scheduled for Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 at the Metropolitan Event Center in Golden Valley. This will be the first time in 17 years that Sachs, a veteran planner/producer, speaker, and author of event planning guides will join the Minnesota exhibitors and attendees for this one-day event. She will represent her company InstantPhotoFrames.com

After her inaugural creation of this special event in 1990, which received raves by those in the industry, Sachs moved her business to Florida and Brad Gudim, an Event Expo vendor in the 1990 show, went on to produce this annual showcase and networking expo, for the past 16 years.

"We are so happy to have Patty back with us to generate a little nostalgia along with her trademark enthusiasum,."Gudim added. "We know our party planners will be thrilled to see her again and gain some of her knowledge on new trends and tips on how to make your St.Pat's "Party Perfect" and any size event - Special ". He continued, "20 years ago, she was way ahead of her time - with her shows and party books, she gave a jump start to the Twin Cities event planning business, which has since grown into a major industry here."

Ms Sachs now serves as a consultant and advisor to both hosts and planners through her website www.InstantPhotoFrames.com, and continues to write articles and give interviews on party/wedding planning. Patty says, "After two decades away, I am so happy to be back in the Twin Cities where I can enjoy family and life-long friends- especially my event/party planning gang, many who have become driving forces on a national, even international level," she said. Sachs will be on hand all day to reunite, reminisce and brainstorm with expo attendees and vendors.

The show will feature local entertainment suggestions, latest product and service information, feature exhibitors with tips on top event and party requirements, and a chance to network with other industry experts. The event although geared to event professionals, is open to hosts and committee members for fund-raisers, reunions and social functions.

Hours are from 12 Noon to 7 PM
at the Metropolitan Event Center 5418 Wayzata Blvd. West of Hwy 100 at Xenia Exit off Hwy 394 in Golden Valley, MN South side of 394.

Further details for attending or exhibiting at the Event Planners & Suppliers Expo can be found at http://www.mediamaxevents.com/EventExpo/index.htm. Qualified event professionals and hosts or committee members can print out free admission tickets. Admission at the door is $6.00. Tickets are available, free, at all local Party America Stores.

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Contact Information
InstantPhotoFrames.com
Patty Sachs
763-432-3395 CST
[email protected]
www.InstantPhotoFrames.com
Brad Gudim, Expo Producer (952) 238-1700