MEET THE TRADEWINDS
WEDDING TEAM SPECIALISTS
“Just Let Go” and leave the details to us during your Florida beach wedding
Concentrate on what’s important and leave the details to us. That’s the beauty of holding your wedding ceremony and reception at TradeWinds Island Resorts. Our experienced team, Wedding Wire rated, is here to help you select the ideal venue, plan your reception menu, arrange accommodations for guests and recommend the perfect florist and wedding photographer to give you the day that you’ve always imagined.
We have an experienced, professional wedding team that will execute your event. Team members include:
Wedding Sales Manager
You’ll work with our Wedding Sales Manager to secure your ceremony/reception space and to coordinate your food and beverage plans with our catering team. Your Wedding Sales Manager can also assist in securing discounted group block rates for your wedding party and guest.
Julie Manes, Wedding Sales Manager, jmanes [at] twresort.com 727.363.2309
Julie, our top wedding guru, exhibits an uncommon level of personal concern, attention to detail and an aura of calm to make sure her brides have their perfect day. She joined the TradeWinds Island Resorts team back in 1997; working in Convention Services, then took a new direction in 2004. Now she is back with her existing customers as Wedding Sales Manager.
Maria Slater, our Catering Coordinator, graduated from USF Sarasota - Manatee with her bachelors in Hospitality Management. She started with TradeWinds Island Resorts as an intern in the activities department and was soon promoted to the Lead Birthday Party Coordinator. Maria began working in Weddings in February 2016 and since then, has flourished in this position while attending site visits, answering questions and booking weddings.
Maria Slater, Catering Coordinator, mslater [at] twresort.com 727.367.6477