Reverend Pam speaks to the ALP

Rev Pam from Mount Prospect, IL was the only wedding officiant from Illinois selected as a panel member of industry leaders on small weddings.

The 4 hour Zoom seminar was held on May 20, 2020 and was co-hosted by and the Association of Lodging Professionals (ALP) and was designed to help small businesses navigate weddings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over a dozen panelists, consisting of innkeepers and wedding officiants from across the country, came together to discuss what is and is not currently working in the wedding industry, particularly in the face of the challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic.

Rev Pam Participates in Zoom Panel Discussion

Rev Pam was invited to speak as an officiant in the unique position of her experiences hosting small weddings and elopements in her private home, Pine Manor, for nearly 10 years. She shared her experience with other panelists who specialize in small weddings and elopements. Each panelist shared ideas and solutions for how they are managing the unique issues posed by the pandemic and offered opinions and suggestions moving forward.

This seminar was co-hosted by and the ALP. is a website which features a collection of wedding vendors of all types that cater particularly to couples looking to elope. The ALP is a community of over 400 independent property owners that focus on professional development and advocacy for small, independently owned lodging.

To learn more about Reverend Pam and her small wedding chapel, Pine Manor in Mount Prospect, Cook County IL, please visit:

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