February 2013

Chris Laich Music DJ Set Up, Decatur House

Feb 28 2013
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The Decatur House on Lafayette Square, which sits across from the White House in downtown Washington, DC offers a beautiful and historic site for your wedding.  It is a DC wedding venue where we have had the pleasure of deejaying  many times throughout the years, and a place we are always excited to go back to!  Couples can check out Decature House this weekend at the Engaged! 2013 Luxury Bridal Event.

Decatur House designed by famous architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe is a National Trust Historic Site owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and operated by the White House Historical Association.   In addition to being a renowned historic site for DC, it has also been recognized for over a decade as one of the top wedding venues by Washingtonian Magazine and Engaged Magazine.  As apart of it’s mission, Decatur House hosts “fine Washington entertaining by offering rental opportunities for receptions, weddings, meetings and parties.”

In it’s classic Washington style, guests have the option to entertain in the outside courtyard surrounded by Decatur’s gardens, in the Carraige House, or in the Decatur House parlors.  Because of it’s elegant and refined atmosphere, the last thing you want are large speakers and bundles of wires everywhere!  So, we always bring our wireless Bose speakers and set them up to ensure they are heard but not a large distraction for pictures!

We were there recently for a wedding and took a few pictures to show how seamlessly our DJ equipment and wireless Bose speakers fit into the Decatur House.

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We hope you consider Chris Laich Music Services for your next wedding or event at the Decatur House!

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Engaged! 2013 – Sunday, March 3rd

Feb 25 2013
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Chris Laich Music Services looks forward to the Engaged! bridal event every year!  This is an amazing opportunity for couples in the area to visit three beautiful venues via private limos, meet the top vendors in the DC area, sample delicious appetizers and dessert, sip champagne, see bridal fashion and more!

The Engaged! in Washington, A Luxury Bridal Event is this Sunday, March 3rd, 3pm to 7pm.  You can purchase tickets here, and be sure to stop by Chris Laich Music Services!  The venues in this year’s event are the Decatur House on Lafayette Square, the St. Regis Hotel, and the Willard Hotel.  Each location will have a select group of talented wedding professionals.

We will be at the St. Regis with the following vendors:

St. Regis Hotel Washington DC

923 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20006
Additional Information, via Engaged!
  • Tickets will be sold in advance.  Tickets must be purchased by March 2, 2013- tickets will not be sold at the door!  Cost:  $65/pp (+ service fee)
  • Begin your tour at one of the venues selected during the ticket purchase process – see bridal fashion, stay as long as you like to visit vendors, sip champagne, taste fabulous foods, have an engagement portrait taken, let make-up and hair artists work their magic, ooh and aah, and dance to the music!
  • Limo buses will be stationed in front of each property to shuttle guests to each location all evening.  No worries about driving and parking!
  • Win a fabulous array of prizes!
  • The first 300 brides/grooms will receive a fabulous goodie bag!* *

 

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Potomac Chapter of Meeting Professionals International, MACE! 2013 Conference

Feb 21 2013
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On February 5th, Chris Laich Music Services had the pleasure to provide music for the Potomac Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (PMPI), 3rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Conference Expo, MACE 2013 at the Marriot Wardman Park Hotel in Woodley Park, DC.  Some of the DC areas best planners and suppliers attended as speakers and guests.  Throughtout the two day event, meeting and event professionals thoughout the DC region attended.  MACE 2013 provided educational workshops, interactive sessions, a “Flipped Marketplace” to showcase companies and services, and networking opportunities.  The goal of MACE 2013 was that every attendee “take home new skills or new businesses relationships they can apply to their professional life and career.”

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We are so honored that Chris Laich Music Services was apart of this great event.  Here are some photo highlights, the full album is on the Meeting Professionals International – Potomac Chapter (PMPI) Facebook Page.  Photography by JulesClifford.

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