About us

Pamela Ann Noxon, Producer

The Wedding Party Wedding Planning Show was created by Pamela Ann Noxon, Producer, Event Designer, Entrepreneur and ex- Officiant, out of a sheer love for weddings and respect for all brides' and grooms' individuality and range of styles.

After officiating over 500 custom multi-faith, multi-cultural, non religious weddings and partnership ceremonies in the San Diego area, Pamela set a new standard in wedding expos in the USA by creating the The Wedding Party Bridal Show. Since 2000 The Wedding Party has been San Diego's only upscale and fashion forward wedding planning fair and fashion show for all Southern California couples planning a wedding, re inventing the bridal fair with love, respect and style for all engaged couples.

Frequently interviewed on television, radio, in print and online, Pamela believes "A wedding is a stressful event to plan, it's more than just a party, it is a coming together of two lives, two families and often two different backgrounds and ways of living. I wanted to create a resource where brides and grooms could find all of the better wedding services, inspiration, styles and ideas they need to plan a San Diego wedding.

I believe in true love and that a wedding is a form of communication. A great wedding - in any range of budget- should, first and foremost, reflect and communicate the love that the bride and groom generate so that every guest can feel the power of that love. To be able to focus on this- the only thing that matters- you need really qualified professionals taking care of everything else!!

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Blair Southerland, Sales and Vendor Relations

We welcomed our lovely Sales and Vendor Relations Manager in 2016 to our team of caring sales, promotions and marketing experts. Blair has experience in events, sales, weddings and public relations and we know you will love her as much as we do!  Blair graduated in 2012 from The University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Having a love for weddings and sales, Blair is enthusiastic about helping local wedding professionals reach the engaged couples they want to work with by meeting them at The Wedding Party EXPO!



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Andrea Abel, Production and Show Management

We are so excited to bring Andrea onto our team in 2018! An expert from Northwestern University in events and large production, Andrea has improved our systems and taken over running the show! 

Owner of Events by AbelAndrea has over 10 years of experience coordinating and planning events. She is a member of Wedding International Professionals Association and loves spreadsheets, clipboards, and all things event related!

She is a marathon runner, avid hiker, and proud aunt. 

Our Mission: The process of putting together your ideal wedding:  getting inspired, gathering elements that fit your life and reflect your style and communicate your love, and very importantly, finding the right resources and professionals to bring your vision to life; well that’s the same as its always been. You need to find people who know what they're doing and that fit with your personality to bring your day to life. And for that you need to meet them in person, face to face and 'fell' if they are the right fit for you! These are the people, places and things that will become a part of the very fabric of a day you plan to remember with great fondness for the rest of your life. See you at the show!

Fashion Show Manager Clarisa Evans

For years she was one of our favorite models on our runway [and on many other runways in So Cal] and now experienced fashionista Clarisa Evans is the Fashion Show Manager who gets it all done backstage for our beautiful Fashion Shows! Thanks Clarisa!