For the first time, Engage! makes its way to the incredible The Cloister at Sea Island. This private-island resort located on Georgia’s southeastern coast has been hosting American gentry since its founding in 1928. Designed in fanciful Mediterranean style by Addison Mizner, The Cloister is the crown jewel of Sea Island, with over 200 guest rooms and suites, an acclaimed Forbes Five-Star destination spa, the Beach Club and the renowned Georgian Room, the only Forbes Five Star-rated restaurant in the state of Georgia.
The elegant backdrop is the perfect fit with Engage!16. Our mission is to connect, educate and inspire the best of the best in the wedding and special-events industry, through a carefully curated lineup of speakers and social events. Attendees are vetted as well, creating a highly professional yet candid atmosphere designed to foster sharing of business strategies and personal philosophies, and to build meaningful connections among speakers and attendees.
World Renowned Speaker Lineup
Engage!16 Sea Island's speaker lineup includes top figures in the luxury wedding and event business. Every speaker has been carefully chosen for the high quality of insights and practical knowledge they provide to our attendees. To see who's speaking this year, click the button below.
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The Cloister at Sea Island has been one of the U.S.’s most exclusive resorts since its founding in 1928. Centered around a stunning Mediterranean-style main house, the hotel encompasses 263 rooms spread out over three buildings: The Cloister, Beach Club Suites and Ocean Residences. Old-world interiors are lush and rich, blending hardwood furniture and beamed ceilings with floral fabrics and handmade Turkish rugs. Onsite amenities include five miles of beach, three award-winning golf courses, tennis and squash courts, a shooting school and a stunning five-star spa. The Cloister Chapel is a natural for destination weddings.
Industry Who's Who
Engage! brings together leaders in the luxury wedding industry, from celebrity planners to luxury lifestyle experts to creative entrepreneurs offering unique insights on business strategies and life balance. International media is in regular attendance, offering opportunities for print & digital. Return engagees take special care to welcome first time attendees and friendships are created and strengthened as busy pros take a break from serving others to share their own successes and struggles with like-minded, high-caliber peers from the wedding and events community.
Carefully Curated Program
Intimate by design, Engage! blends a tailored schedule of curated activities along with creative extras and down time, offering myriad opportunities for natural networking. From formal sessions to creatively themed breaks and explorations into the region, the mood is collaborative, not competitive. Drawing a diverse, well-vetted audience, Engage! has brought together global luxury wedding professionals from 46 states and 30 countries including Australia, Canada, Singapore, Great Britain, Italy, Ireland, Kuwait, Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, Dubai and the countries of the Caribbean.