Party /Event Expert     Author      Speaker   Spokesperson

PHONE: 954-974-7907 (FL) CELL: 954-540-7908

E-Mail: [email protected]




            Phyllis Cambria is a nationally-recognized, award-winning party planning expert, event marketing expert, wedding planner, wedding coach, author and sought-after speaker. Her lively and useful seminars and her ingenious and easy-to-follow advice in books, magazines, newspapers and websites have charmed and informed audiences everywhere.


            As a writer, Phyllis is co-author, with Patty Sachs, of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Throwing a Great Party (Alpha Books/Macmillan), The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Choosing a Caterer (Alpha Books/Penguin), and is the author of the Event and Party Planning Careers: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Get Started and Succeed (SWP Press).  With Patty, Phyllis has also created custom content for Cuisinart,, Giant Eagle Supermarkets and Hormel.


            Phyllis has become a frequent expert source for numerous Associated Press and freelance journalists for a variety of publications including Woman's Day, Fitness Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, Women's World, Family Circle, The Chicago Tribune, Entrepreneur Magazine, The Knot, Washington Post, LA Times, and dozens of other magazines, newspapers and websites. 


Recently, she was also a quoted expert resource in OPPORTUNITIES in Event Planning Careers (VGM Career Books) and The Worse Case Scenario Handbook: Work and The Worse Case Scenario Handbook: Weddings (Chronicle Books).


            Audiences have also had a chance to enjoy her tips and tactics during the dozens of radio interviews and TV appearances she's given on stations nationwide. And, her 25-plus year career as a professional actress makes her a natural when appearing in front of a live audience or on camera.


            During her more than 20 years working as a professional planner, Phyllis has coordinated hundreds of events for two to ten thousand guests. From picnics to product launches, from golf tournaments to grand openings, from anniversaries to auctions, from nuptials to networking events, from birthdays to bar/bat mitzvahs, from festivals to fund-raisers, from holidays to hoedowns, Phyllis has used her imaginative ideas and attention to detail to create memories and events of a lifetime.


Along with Patty, Phyllis co-owns, an information and product website for party hosts and other event planners; where they dispense useful tips for engaged couples; and where couples can get expert guidance for planning a stress-free wedding and beginning their married life in sync. They also own where companies hire their services as speakers, spokespersons or to write custom content for their company or various publications.


            As a speaker, Phyllis has appeared before audiences at the National Halloween, Costume and Party Show (numerous bookings), the Las Vegas Halloween and Party Show (numerous bookings), The Special Event (numerous bookings), Chicago Gift and Merchandise Shows (numerous bookings), National Council on Marketing and Public Relations, International Special Events Society (numerous bookings), Alabama Parks and Recreation Department, Supercuts Southeast Regional Managers Meeting, Paper First Affiliates annual conference, BizBash Fun Shops and dozens of other trade and consumer shows.


            She was the national spokesperson for Louis Kemp Seafood, Unique Industries (a party products manufacturer) and Coors Beer where she represented the company during countless radio and TV appearances and interviews with the press.


Phyllis is the president of the South Florida/Caribbean Chapter of the International Special Events Society (ISES). She lives with her husband of more than 35 years, Doug, and their cat, Jake, in a home they call "Camelot."




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