Awards for "And Here's Lilly"
Importance of Detail"
Liliana Wilkerson was portrayed in the Business Section describing
her success due to her attention to detail. In her striving for
excellence, Lilly's touch in management adds the necessary ingredients
for magnificent events.
importancia del detalle
And Here's Lylly es
una compañía de 'catering' que combina la sólida formación
empresarial de su fundadora con un esmerado cuidado por cada pequeño
aspecto del negocio
For Reagan, Clinton
or Royalty, Simi woman knows right menu
Lilliana Wilkerson was a stay
at home mom when she began moonlighting as a restaurant reviewer, never realizing it would
inspire her to go back to school, start a business and serve world leaders.
Nawbo - Orange County
Charmaine Wilkerson's companyAnd Here's
Lillyrecently landed a contract to organize Pacific Bell's Democratic National
Convention private events.
And Here's Lilly has managed the two
Inaugurals of President Clinton in Washington, D.C., and ran the logistics team for the
opening of the Reagan Library, attended by five Presidents and their First Ladies.
Charmaine and Liliana Wilkerson of And
Here's Lilly contracted by Operation Hope to be the Event
Management team for their "Inner-City Economic Summit", with
special guest Vice-President Al Gore.
Under the leadership of Operation
HOPE, Inc., America's first nonprofit
investment banking organization, and a broad cross section of supporting organizations, in
partnership with leaders from the private sector, government, the civil society, and the Summit
Organizing Committee hosted the first ever Inner-city Economic Summit,
featuring special guest the Honorable Al Gore, Vice President of the
United States of America.
This historic Summit meeting on April 15, 2000, at the Los Angeles Southwest
College, brought together all of the substantive players on the American
economic field. This event will be an opportunity to chart a new course for
the future of America's urban, inner-city and under-served communities.
In keeping with the "emerging markets" perspective, And Here's Lilly
Management company co-owned by mother-daughter team, Liliana and
Charmaine Wilkerson, and Tammy Baker of the Baker Group
Event Management represent the diversity and economic impact that small
businesses have in Los Angeles. Latina and women owned, And Here's Lilly
once again, demonstrated their professional event planning and impeccable
management services of major events as they have done before with the two
Inaugurals of President Clinton and the historic opening of the Reagan
Library where the five living Presidents at the time where honored. And
Here's Lilly was contracted to manage the logistics of the entire event
beginning with a Private Reception the night before, to the all-day Summit the following
day with guest speaker Vice President Gore with attendance of 800 guests.
The May 8, 2000 Downtown
News issue featured NAWBO-LA members Liliana
Wilkerson and Charmaine Wilkerson owners of And Here's Lilly Event
Management in an article entiltled "Catering
to Every Whim" (p. 21) describing how their mother-daughter relationship has helped them succeed.
The May 2000 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MAGAZINE
featured Liliana and Charmaine Wilkerson, for their mother's day special
issue. The article examines Liliana and Charmaine's mother-daughter relationship in
running their event management company "And Here's Lilly".
They discuss how this relationship has helped build their company.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber
of Commerce's monthly publication, "Southern California Business
Trends", featured And Here's Lilly as one of the small
business success stories in Los Angeles for the May 2000 issue which can be found
inserted in the Los Angeles Business Journal. The article describes
how Founder and President, Liliana Wilkerson, has grown the company to
become a brand name which signifies outstanding, personal service in catering and event
production. Together with her daughter, Charmaine Wilkerson, who
also runs the company, they explain how the business has transformed and give advice on
what other small businesses should do to thrive in Los Angeles.
A new website dedicated to the
empowerment of Latinas launched April 2000, Soloella.com,
and features Liliana and Charmaine Wilkerson, owners of And
Here's Lilly Event Management Company. The story details the relationship
of a family owned business and describe how their mother-daughter relationship has
enhanced their business growth. They give their advice on how to form and run a
Liliana Wilkerson of And
Here's Lilly Event Management, is honored as "Business of the Year 2000 - under $5
million" by the Latin Business Association!
Los Angeles Times
Desserts, Party Plans on Latin Awards Menu
The award for growing business went
to And Heres Lilly, an event-planning firm that offers fine dining
to corporate and private clients. Founded by Liliana Wilkerson in
1987, the company has planned and managed events for heads of state and dignitaries,
including Presidents Bush and Reagan and former British
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Serves Up Unusual Example of Family Business:
(The Los Angeles Times)
Liliana Wilkerson spent her nights on a cot at work because she was too busy with
her executive-dining business in its early days to go home.
Desperate for help, she turned to her college-age daughter, Charmaine.