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Since 2016, FêteFone has been featured in dozens of leading lifestyle and event publications, and recognized with awards By numerous event industry Organizations

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Pittsburgh Magazine

Audio Guest Books Make for a Unique and Nostalgic Way to Hold Wedding Memories

February 1, 2024 — Pittsburgh couples are choosing audio guestbooks for a unique touch to their weddings. FêteFone leads with vintage-inspired phones that record guests’ messages, doubling as elegant decor. Highlights include couples like Brittany Pent and Michael Rohm, who treasure reliving their day through loved ones’ voices as digital files or on vinyl.

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KTLA 5 Weekend Mornings

Top 2024 Wedding Trends

January 21, 2024 — Check out Brittny Drye from Love Inc. magazine share her top wedding trends for 2024, including the FêteFone audio guest book. Hear Brittny share how much she loves the audio guest book trend for its ability to capture the voices of your loved ones, particularly those who might not be with us years from now.

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Washingtonian Weddings

Real Weddings: Carolyn & Johnny

January 2024 — Pick up the latest print edition of Washingtonian Weddings to see Carolyn and Johnny’s colorful and art-filled wedding celebration at the Jefferson Memorial and Culture House DC, featuring a FêteFone audio guest book (of course)!

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The New York Times

Classic Wedding Traditions Find a New Groove

December 28, 2023 — Some time-honored customs have been reimagined for modern brides and grooms seeking a touch of nostalgia with a contemporary twist. Read the full article to learn about the modern iterations that honor and elevate classic trends – like an audio guest book!

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Inside Weddings

A Gorgeous Fall Wedding with Elegant Autumnal Florals in Virginia

November 27, 2023 — “We love the unexpected and unplanned we have experienced [during our travels], and we wanted our guests to have a similar experience.” To honor this vision, unique additions included a cappella singers at the ceremony that were seated alongside guests and sang “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King after Emily and Vishal were pronounced husband and wife, interesting wedding cocktails crafted by the groom, wedding passports in lieu of traditional escort cards, surprise post-dinner espresso martinis, a remixed first-dance song, and a fun second look for both the bride and groom.

Amazon Prime Big Deal Days 2023 FêteFone Audio Guest Book

Budget Savvy Bride

Best 33 Amazon Prime Big Deal Days Wedding Essentials

October 10, 2023 — Amazon Prime Day is a great chance for budget-conscious brides to save on Wedding Essentials! Check out items to purchase for prime members, including a FêteFone, the original audio guest book you can buy and keep!

Press Release

Revolutionizing the Wedding Guest Book Experience Again, FêteFone Now Offers Personalized Retro-Style Audio Guest Books for Sale

BETHESDA, MD, September 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — FêteFone, The Original Audio Guestbook, is thrilled to announce couples can now purchase a brand-new audio guest book instead of renting.

US Weekly

Buzzzz-o-Meter: Harry Styles’ Go-To Audio Guest Book

February 5, 2023 — Grab this edition of US Weekly to find FêteFone featured in their Buzzzz-o-meter’s list of what Hollywood’s been buzzing about this week! On the Chicago leg of Harry Styles’ recent world tour, the United Center set up six classic phone booths that fans could use to leave Harry messages, plus another one back stage so he could listen to what they had to say!

The Knot

See the First Photos of TikTok Stars Andrea & Lewis’ Tulum Wedding

January 16, 2023 — TikTok stars Andrea & Lewis amassed more than eight million followers by sharing their life traveling the world, living in a yellow school bus, getting engaged, and planning their wedding in Tulum, Mexico. In this Knot Exclusive, catch the first glimpses of their spectacular wedding celebrations, which feature The Maharaja from FêteFone for their audio guest book.

The Knot

6 Wedding Reception Trends for 2023 to Elevate Your Party

December 22, 2022 — The Knot is known for capturing and setting wedding trends the world over. It’s no surprise, then, that they’ve included the trend we started in their recent list of 6 Wedding Reception Trends for 2023. Check out FêteFone and the other great ideas they’ve suggested to help personalize your big day.

TheThings

Mark Normand Is Married! Everything We Know About The Stand-Up Comedian’s New Wife

December 10, 2022 — Comedian Mark Normand, who has appeared on Conan, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, among others, married his girlfriend of seven years and fellow comedian Mae Planert in an intimate celebration in New Orleans. The gathering, which was expertly planned by Bailey Rose Weddings & Events, featured a FêteFone full of what we imagine were especially hilarious messages from the numerous other comedians in attendance (including Joe List, Ari Schaffer, Stavros Halkias, Sean Patton, and Sam Morrill).

People

NASCAR Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is Married!

October 28, 2022 — The pro stock racing driver said ‘I do’ to Madyson Joye Goodfleisch surrounded by over 200 loved ones. The couple exchanged vows at a private property near the scenic banks of the Ashley River, while guests left them messages on their FêteFone.

DWP Insider

Fun Wedding Guest Book Ideas For All Couples

March 9, 2022 — Allowing you to get quirky and infuse more of your personality, an interactive guest book makes for a fun experience and serves as a chic decor element at your celebration. Here are a few lovable ideas to inspire you.

Martha Stewart Weddings

This Bohemian Wedding with a Beach Aesthetic Took Place Inside an Iconic San Diego Ballroom

March 7, 2022 — “As a wink to our long-distance relationship, we had a Fete Fone, where guests could leave voicemail messages for us to listen to after the wedding,” said the bride about this chic wedding designed by Amorology.

Washingtonian Weddings

Trends That Wow: From Dreamy Designs to Thoughtful Details

January 2022 — Nancy and Geoff designed a feminine wedding aesthetic in white and blush hues with pops of coral that included an ikebana escort-card display with glass cloches, a lush hanging installation of florals and candles, a horse trailer turned cocktail bar, and an audio guestbook in the form of a Parisian-inspired vintage phone.

Press Release

New Vintage Telephone Audio Guest Book Captures Weddings and Events Across Canada

ONTARIO, January 11, 2022 /CNW/ — FêteFone, the unique guest book alternative that lets wedding and special event guests record voicemails using a stylish vintage telephone instead of writing in a traditional guest book, has expanded into Canada after five successful years in the United States.

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BizBash.com

Event Tech Check: 8 Tools for Engaging Virtual Attendees, Improving Breakout Sessions and More

November 04, 2021 — Want a tech-forward take on the guest book at your next event? Appropriate for weddings as well as to gather testimonials or celebrate a guest of honor at a corporate event, FêteFone allows in-person attendees to lift the phone’s receiver, hear a customized greeting and then record their message.

EventsPro.com

Meet Michael Radolinski, Award-Winning Event Planner and Founder of FêteFone, the Original Audio Guest Book

October 19, 2021 — Meet Michael Radolinski, award-winning event planner and founder of the original audio guest book, FêteFone, a stylish vintage telephone that transports you back to your special celebration and allows you to relive the feeling your guests had while attending the celebration you created.

Martha Stewart Weddings

This Yahtzee-Inspired Wedding’s True Theme Was Centered Around Togetherness

July 19, 2021 — By combining our Virtual FêteFone Experience with The Jazz Age (Black), Amanda and Jen were able to capture messages from both guests who attended their gorgeous wedding (with an ultra-chic color palette that has to be seen) and those who weren’t able to travel to join in the celebration.

theKnot.com

24 Wedding Guest Book Alternatives You’ve Never Seen Before

August 19, 2021 — To help inspire you, The Knot gathered some of the most creative and unique ideas out there for guest book alternatives, including FêteFone (of course).

theKnot.com

Real Weddings — A Boho Music Festival Inspired This Saddle Wood Farms Wedding Outside Nashville, Tennessee

July 4, 2021 — Check out theKnot.com’s coverage of Sheila and Brent’s boho-meets-country wedding, where The Public (Pink) helped them realize their vision and capture incredible memories from their special day.

Wish Upon a Wedding

A Kansas City Vow Renewal

April 23, 2021 — We were so touched to have been invited by Wish Upon a Wedding to donate a FêteFone to help Ben and Heather celebrate ten years together. Wish Upon a Wedding is an amazing charity that grants weddings and vow renewals to couples facing serious illness or life-altering health circumstances.

This American Life

No Fair!

April 8, 2019 — This American Life Producer David Kestenbaum explains how teachers installed a FêteFone as a “tattle phone” at his sons’ preschool so that kids could register their complaints about each other. David rigged it up to record those complaints and document the unfairnesses of preschool.

Engaged in Southern New England

Dan & Mark

October 2020 — Dan and Mark found us on Facebook through a friend and loved how their messages got funnier as the evening (and the open bar) wore on. See their purple and gray wedding color story come to life.

Plans & Presents

An amazingly elegant geek meets chic Doctor Who Wedding

August 19, 2020 — We never imagined traveling in the TARDIS! Check out Plans & Presents blog post about this unique Doctor Who wedding, where the happy couple’s FêteFone messages will help transport them back through time to relive the sounds of their celebration!

Metro Detroit Weddings

Leigh-A & Nicholas

July 22, 2020 — Leigh-A was married to Nicholas on September 21, 2019 in this Metro Detroit wedding to remember with a FêteFone at their celebration.

Martha Stewart Weddings

This Joyful California Wedding Featured So Many of the Couple’s Favorite Things

January 21, 2020 — We loved helping Geáda and Bryan celebrate their recent California wedding! See how this happy couple incorporated a FêteFone Audio Guest Book and lots of other wonderful details in this Martha Steward Weddings feature.

Bridal Musings

Masculine Wedding Ideas That Will Inspire You (Featuring Sequin Menswear!)

November 11, 2018 — This dramatic and masculine wedding built an inspired lounge around FêteFone, where guests could enjoy a whiskey while leaving their wishes.

Martha Stewart Weddings

This Couple’s Fun Wedding Was Held at a Historic Venue in San Francisco — Leave a Message

October 8, 2018 — FêteFone captured audio messages from loved ones instead of a traditional guest book at this couple’s San Francisco chic wedding. The couple had a blast listening to the messages the next day with the guests getting progressively harder and harder to understand (#drunkvoice).

Ruffled

Jurassic Park Meets the Golden Girls for this Brooklyn Wedding

August 15, 2018 — When you both work in radio and are putting together a totally out-of-the-box wedding, only FêteFone will do.

Style Me Pretty

This Wedding Proves Home is Where the Heart Is

February 6, 2018 — Briana and Calum used The Mod (Mint) at their light and bright California wedding. The messages they captured were later layered over their wedding video to produce a truly memorable keepsake from their tres chic soiree!

California Wedding Day

This Beautiful Wedding At Scripps Seaside Forum Celebrating Home Will Capture Your Heart

2018 — Amorology dialed up the style by incorporating The Mod (Mint) at this stylish seaside wedding inspired by home, family, faith and love.

Black Bride

Wedding Trends — FêteFone: The Fun Wedding Guestbook Alternative You’ve Always Wanted!

December 22, 2017 — It’s your wedding day and every detail has to be perfect! You found the perfect dress, a beautiful venue and the decor is elegant yet chic… but what about your guestbook? Yes, even your guestbook should leave a lasting impression on your guests. If you’re looking for more than just a collection of signatures or hand written messages, many of which will be hard to read, we have the guestbook alternative that you have been looking for!

International Live Events Association (ILEA)

Best Industry Innovation — 2017 ILEA Esprit Award Winners

August 11, 2017 —The ILEA Esprit Awards program is a globally recognized awards competition that honors the exceptional professional achievements of individuals and organizations from across the ILEA membership, representing all facets of the event. For over 20 years, the ILEA Esprit Awards program has been one of the most dynamic multi-disciplinary events industry awards programs, attracting an exceptional range, depth and quality of entries.

District Bliss

Creative Twists on Wedding Trends; Let’s Spice things Up!

August 2, 2017 — It’s “out with the old” and “in with the… old!” District Bliss shares how FêteFone is the newest vintage twist on a classic wedding trend.

International Live Events Association (ILEA)

ILEA Announces the 2017 Esprit Award Nominees

June 27, 2017 — After an extensive and comprehensive judging process, ILEA announced the 2017 Esprit Award nominees, including a nomination for FêteFone / The Audio Guest Book in the category of Best Industry Innovation.

Meetings & Conventions Magazine

Special Themes for Special Events

June 1, 2017 — Attendees arriving at the International Live Events Association’s annual conference were greeted by a table stocked with vintage telephones hooked up to a system by FêteFone that allowed attendees to record greetings and thoughts on the event, which were later delivered to the host organization.

Special Events Magazine

Gala Winners Named at The Special Event 2017

January 13, 2017 — Winners of the Special Events magazine 32nd annual Gala Awards were honored at the final-night celebration of The Special Event 2017, where FêteFone won the award for Best New, Innovative Event Product/Technology.

Great Day Washington

Top Wedding Trends of 2017

January 6, 2017—Planning a wedding in 2017? Check out the latest trends—including FêteFone—from Dawn Stafford, Creative Director/Founder of Gathering Souls and Erwin Gomez, Celebrity Makeup Artist and Founder of KARMA Beauty Lounge.

BizBash

BizBash Best 2017: The Top Venues and New Ideas for Events and Meetings in 17 Cities

The unique take on a traditional guest book launched in May 2016 as a new, interactive alternative for guests at events to record testimonials, feedback, and more with a stylish telephone rather than pen and paper. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, the company offers phones in a variety of styles and colors including a Jazz Age version and a baroque-theme version created with faux brass called the Maharani. The self-contained phones also serve as event decor, and can come with prerecorded greetings from event hosts.

BizBash

3 New Ideas for Entertaining in Washington

December 21, 2016 — Launched in April 2016, FêteFone is the tech equivalent of a traditional guest book and is a new option for on-site event feedback. To use, hosts set up the vintage-style phones (no telephone line needed) and record a greeting or question for guests, who are then able to record their messages, testimonials, or survey responses after the tone—just like a voicemail.

Special Events Magazine

Special Events Announces the 2017 Gala Award Nominees

November 21, 2016 — Special Events magazine today announces the nominees for the 2017 Gala Awards, the oldest and most prestigious award in events. This year, the magazine received entries from eight countries; the nominees were chosen by members of the Special Events Advisory Board. The winners will be named at a gala celebration on Jan. 12 at The Special Event in Long Beach, Calif.

BizBash

See the Winners of the 2016 BizBash Event Style Awards: Best Interactive Technology for Events

November 15, 2016 — Winners of the 2016 BizBash Event Style Awards were announced at BizBash Live: The Expo New York on Tuesday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Honoring the best ideas, strategies, products, and venues in North America and beyond, the awards were given to entries that demonstrated innovation, quality of execution, effectiveness, and an influential impact on the event and meeting industry.

BizBash

BizBash Announces Finalists for the 2016 Event Style Awards

October 18, 2016 — Leading event production agencies, brands, and venues are among the finalists for the BizBash Event Style Awards. For the fourth year, the awards will honor the best ideas, strategies, products, and venues in the industry. After considering nearly 1,000 submissions, the judges have narrowed down each category to the finalists.

DCM Communications

4 Examples of Effective Experiential Marketing

September 13, 2016 — Launched earlier this year, FêteFone is an vintage-meets-technology version of a traditional guestbook. The vintage phones are equipped with technology that allows guests to record a personal message for the event hosts.

The Knot Magazine

Now Trending — Phone it In

August 30, 2016 — The latest in guest books has a nice ring to it. Record your guests’ well wishes with the help of an antique telephone. Choose from more than 20 styles, ranging from Victorian to mod. The audio recordings are assembled and delivered via a downloadable file, so you can relive the memories for years to come.

Illinois Meetings & Events

Auto Sign-In No Longer: FêteFone Turns Up the Audio

Fall 2016 —Forget about greeting guests with the same old guestbook. FêteFone lets guests speak for themselves with unique telephone stations.

New Jersey Meetings & Events

Auto Sign-In No Longer: FêteFone Turns Up the Audio

Fall 2016 —Forget about greeting guests with the same old guestbook. FêteFone lets guests speak for themselves with unique telephone stations.

The Event Professionals

FêteFone Customiseable Event Tech

June 10, 2016 — We’ve recently caught up with FêteFone to understand how their new event technology is reinventing the event experience.

Meetings & Conventions Magazine

Hot Ideas: Audio Guest Book

May 27, 2016 — In place of a traditional pen-and-paper guest book, FêteFone lets attendees at any event record their thoughts and wishes using these retro telephones.

Special Events Magazine

FêteFone Debuts Stylish Audio Sign-in Service

May 5, 2016 — The new FêteFone audio guest book system reimagines the traditional sign-in book as a stylish telephone that allows guests to record their wishes.

Press Release

New Audio Guest Book Alternative Offers Unique Guest Activity, Lasting Memories for Weddings and Events

BETHESDA, Md., April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — FêteFone, a new audio guest book system, reimagines the traditional guest book by letting guests record their wishes using a stylish telephone instead of pen and paper. After the event, hosts receive their messages in a digital download that brings cherished memories to life for years to come…