Cherie Ronning

Cherie is one of the most respected and innovative leaders in the North American wedding industry.

For more than 30 years, she has helped romance business owners find their way to a more successful and rewarding career – sharing her vast experience along with her sense of humor, organizational skills, and business knowledge as a consultant, mentor, trainer, and speaker.

Cherie is the founder of Wedding Network USA, LLC, an association that creates a network of peers and colleagues for people involved in bridal and romance businesses. She also ownes the Portland Wedding Lounge, a collaborative marketing vehicle for select wedding professionals in the Portland, Ore., area. (She started a custom invitation company in 2005 called Uncommon Invites that she sold to her assistant in 2012.)

In 2008, the Association of Bridal Consultants gave Cherie its coveted Dorothy Penner Award for her “passion and excellence to the industry.”

Cherie will return in May 2017 for the third year in a row to be a featured speaker for DWHSA’s annual conference.