Preston Bailey

Recently named as one of the best wedding designers in the world by Vogue Magazine, Preston Bailey has been globally-celebrated for his unique ability to transform ordinary spaces into lush, theatrical environments. This has helped to establish him as the premier event designer for a client roster that includes celebrities, royal families, CEO’s and athletes. Since opening his design studio in 1980, Preston has been sought out to create one-of-a-kind, transformative designs that serve as backdrops for some of the most memorable moments of his clients’ lives.

A designer with a passion for creating designs to be enjoyed by the public as well as his clients, he has created a number of art installations which featured across the world with showcases in New York, Las Vegas, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Taiwan, and London. He was recently commissioned to do a few installations in Macao. “I love creating something that everyone can enjoy. As an artist, this is important to me,” he says. This passion also translated into his tabletop linen collection, a collaborative effort with Nuage Designs.

His dedication to supporting and remaining accessible to the industry initiated the idea for his PB Protégé program, a series of specialized masterclasses that offer mentorship and education to  industry professionals at all levels. Additionally,

The author of seven books–five of them bestsellers—he is often asked to share his experience through speaking engagements,  seminars, editorial profiles and television and radio interviews.

PB Team

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Alejandra Sacasa

Vice-President of Business Development

Alejandra is Vice-President of Business Development at Preston Bailey Entertainment. 

 

Alejandra was a 3-time PB Protege which led her to also become the current lead for these PB Live Workshops in the US and internationally.  The program is a series of specialized masterclasses for industry professionals.

 

In addition, she currently owns Mark With a Spark LLC, a customization business that specializes in laser cutting and printing items for events and gifts.  Some of her clients include St.Regis Hotels, The Ritz Carlton, and Serena Williams.    

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Alejandra holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to moving to New York, she lived in Panama where she founded an Events Company.

 

She is a mother of 2 boys and is married to a Diplomat who is the former Consul General of Panama to New York.

Greg Van Glannenweygel

CHIEF PRODUCTION OFFICER

He is a highly skilled, contemporary artist with enormous discipline and desire for perfection. He can transform the complete spectrum from a professional business meeting to an unforgettable and memorable wedding
experience.

 

Greg’s forte is taking event designs and turning them into reality through exacting production and execution. 

 

He has run the production of high end weddings and events all around the world; the Caribbean, Miami, New York, Puerto Rico, New Orleans, Panama, Italy, India and Brazil."

Flavia Salembier

Executive Director of Events

Originally from France, Flavia is Executive Director of Events at Preston Bailey Entertainment and responsible for personalized end-to-end planning and execution of event logistics. 

 

Flavia has an envious list of professional and personal accomplishments having worked in over twelve years in the hospitality industry all over the world. She started her career in the food and beverage industry working under the guidance of Michelin-starred chefs before transitioning to the luxury events world where no event is alike. Flavia excels in finding the perfect venue for any event and amount of guests and ensures that every detail is planned for the unique requirements and characteristics of her clientele. 

 

Before joining Preston, Flavia had her own events company in Europe specializing in high-end destination weddings. Flavia holds a Masters Degree in International Tourism and is fluent in three languages. 

 

She is married to a technology enthusiast who is one of the inventors of Amazon Alexa.