Liene Stevens, the founder of The Splendid Collective, is an author, speaker, and business consultant providing bridal and lifestyle brands strategic insight into the $298 billion global wedding market. Named one of “12 Young Professionals to Watch” by Special Events magazine, Liene is a consumer psychology and behavioral economics expert whose research on the millennial generation is currently taught as part of the MBA curriculum at three top-tier US universities. She is best known for helping companies make more money.
With her finger on the pulse of global trends, Liene has consulted clients on six of the seven continents. She has personally trained thousands of wedding and lifestyle professionals and works behind the scenes with some of the industry’s most influential brands, helping them increase profitability, market share, and shareholder value. Her work has been described as “the steroid shot I needed to find my way” and her classes as “incredibly comprehensive, approachable, and great fun.”
Liene’s expertise has been featured in over 100 media outlets including The New York Times, Forbes, CNN, Mashable, and The Wall Street Journal. She is the author of the book, Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: Marketing Your Wedding Business in Today’s World. She is also the publisher of Think Splendid, the most widely read blog on the business of weddings and events.