4PM Events333 W. 39th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-631-7777; weddingsalon.com
This full-service event-planning company also puts on a luxury-wedding showcase, the Wedding Salon, featuring cake designers, caterers, and venues. The basic package starts at $7,500. Comprehensive planning services start at $20,000.
6 Degrees of Celebration212-537-9485; 6degreesofcelebration.com
With more than fifteen years of experience, Joan Glenn’s boutique firm specializes in luxury weddings. Her seasoned team handles every element of the event, including venue selection, décor, stationery, and entertainment. Partial planning and wedding-month coordination are available. Prices upon request.
14 Stories646-580-1270; 14stories.com
Bernadette Smith, author of Gay Wedding Confidential, is a pioneer in same-sex wedding planning (full planning from $18,000), and she recently launched a line of women’s tuxedos called Fourteen. She offers a Manhattan elopement package, which covers twenty guests, available from $3,000.
AAB Creates305 Broadway, nr. Duane St., Ste. 302; 212-334-0005; aabcreates.com
Specializing in raw-space design, Xochitl Gonzalez and Mayra Castillo put together personalized weddings of every size—from intimate affairs in lofts like Ramscale to bona fide blowouts on Ellis Island. Prices start at $15,000 (for design services only); they also offer day-of planning through their spinoff company Just About Married.
Amy Atlas Events917-940-4740; amyatlas.com
This former lawyer became internationally recognized as the “sweets stylist” after setting a trend with her signature dessert buffets. Hire her boutique planning firm to handle your dessert spread or pick up her book, Sweet Designs, to create your own. Prices upon request.
Ang Weddings and Events646-481-8078; angweddingsandevents.com
Formerly the VP at a major investment bank, detail-oriented Tzo Ai Formerly the VP at an investment bank, detail-oriented Tzo Ai Ang makes herself available practically around the clock. She enjoys working with cross-cultural couples and often draws from her experience living in four countries on three continents. Initial consultations are complimentary. Month-of coordination starts at $3,400. Full packages start at $12,000.bardinpalomo.com
This twenty-year-old event-design company does complete interiors for parties, including floral arrangements and lighting. Prices upon request. By appointment only.batonnyc.com
As the former wedding director at Creative Edge Parties, Angie Nevarez has produced hundreds of events and has the inside scoop on nearly every venue and vendor in the tri-state area. She’s great with details like creating menus that feature a couple’s favorite childhood dishes. Day-of services and destination planning also available. From $4,500.bellafare.com
This boutique firm designs understated, elegant affairs. It focuses on locations that are significant to the couple and has a portfolio full of outdoor, backyard, and waterfront weddings. The company offers multiple packages, from month-of to full planning. Prices upon request.
Brilliant Event Planning419 Lafayette St., nr. 4th St., second fl.; 347-201-2496; brillianteventplanning.com
Owner Sarah Pease’s team prides itself on marrying the creative right brain with the organized left brain. Each wedding is planned with the couple’s love story in mind. The company also specializes in Caribbean, Latin American, and Irish destination weddings. Full-service planning from $12,000.
Inspired by the 2010 wedding of life coach and company co-founder Sam Zuniss, this creative planning firm draws from Brooklyn’s finest wedding vendors to create events that are both personal and gorgeous. Prices upon request.
C&G Weddings225 W. 35th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1202; 212-961-1528; capandgownweddings.com
C&G will do as little or as much as clients require, providing unlimited meetings and support along with creative services like hiring hot-dog carts to line the steps of the New York Public Library. Day-of coordination starts at $3,800.
Carmona Design + Events212-414-8400; carmonadesign.com
Event designers Mary Krueger and her partner, Andrés Saavedra, specialize in dramatic events, and they do it all—décor, lighting, staging, and sound. For one wedding, they transformed a tent on an English estate into a maze, surrounding the band with an eighteenfoot- tall trellis complete with boxwood hedges for walls. Full production from $100,000. By appointment only.
Cheryl J. Weddings and Events917-254-0514; cheryljweddingsandevents.com
Cheryl Fielding-LoPalo works as both planner and “mentor” to help couples create an elegant event—she recently put together a chic surprise wedding in just six weeks (the guests thought they were attending an engagement party). Prices upon request.
Choice Productions139 Fulton St., nr. Nassau St., Ste. 709; 212-265-5012; choiceproductionsnyc.com
This company does almost everything in-house—staffing, catering, entertainment, even audiovisual services. For one wedding, the silverware and seating were mismatched to capture the home-style feeling the bride longed for. From $175 per guest.
Colin Cowie Lifestyle568 Broadway, nr. Prince St., Ste. 705; 212-994-2000; colincowieweddings.com
The in-demand planning guru has written nine books on wedding design, entertaining, and stylish living. He’s also thrown lavish blowouts for celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Alyssa Milano, and Oprah Winfrey. Expect detail-oriented elegance with an edge. Prices start at $150,000.
Cristina Verger Event Planning & Production375 Park Ave., nr. 50th St., Ste. 2607 ; 212-715-0590; cristinaverger.com
This full-service planner works with clients from the first decision to the last detail. Although the majority of her weddings are in New York, Verger also works on destination weddings (she has access to a far-reaching network of Italian vendors in particular). Prices upon request.
Curtain Up Events, Inc.208 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 502; 212-781-6390; curtainupevents.com
Owner Danielle Bobish draws on her theater background to apply key stage elements—wardrobe, lighting, set decoration, production, and timing—to weddings. She’s happy to accommodate out-of-the-box requests, like a groom who was determined to ride a Segway during a traditional Indian wedding procession. Full-service and month-of planning available. From $4,200.
Daughter of Design511 W. 25th St., nr. Tenth Ave., Ste. 305; 646-595-9009; daughterofdesign.com
The boutique firm approaches wedding planning with fresh, contemporary ideas and a personal touch. Founder Annie Lee plans events that are understated and elegant, with a warm, genuine vibe. She offers month-of and full-service planning as well as hourly consultations. Prices upon request.
David Beahm Design529 W. 20th St., nr. Tenth Ave., Ste. 11W; 212-279-1344; davidbeahm.com
Bountiful and breathtaking, Bountiful and breathtaking, Beahm’s designs have captured the imagination of American and European high society for more than a decade. He’s best known for planning the nuptials of Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, and he also specializes in destination weddings. Prices upon request.
David Reinhard Events, LLC212-535-1520; davidreinhard.com
For more than twelve years, Ann David and Nicky Reinhard have taken a hands-on approach to planning New York City, Hamptons, and destination weddings. Their work recently appeared in Vogue. They limit the number of events they handle each month to ensure you’ll get their full attention. Prices upon request.davidstarkdesign.com
This studio approaches event design as if it were a gallery installation—covering an entire wall with candles or creating grand chandeliers from unexpected, everyday items like paint chips. Stark personally handles all of the aesthetic elements, including furniture, lighting, and printed materials. From $35,000.
David Tutera470 Seventh Ave., nr. 35th St., eleventh fl.; 212-229-9280; davidtutera.com
Known for his A-list parties for the likes of Barbara Walters and the Rolling Stones, Tutera has expanded his business to encompass books, gowns, jewelry, and a reality-TV series, My Fair Wedding. Hire him as a wedding planner (to cover all the details and logistics), an event designer (to manage décor-related aspects), a floral designer—or all three. Prices upon request.
Delaney T. Bagwell Associates, LLC430 E. 56th St., nr. First Ave., 917-434-0521
Bagwell has been planning weddings, society events, fund-raisers, and corporate shindigs since 1989. He specializes in destination weddings, and his all-inclusive services cover everything from save-the-dates to party favors. Prices upon request.
DM Events10 Hanover Sq., nr. Water St., Ste. 155; 646-530-3440; dmeventsny.com
With the recent launch of The Workshop, DM Events now offers custom-design décor and details in addition to planning, styling,, and floral-design services. Full planning and design packages start at $10,000.
Elegant Occasions by Joann Gregoli112 W. 34th St., nr. Sixth Ave., eighteenth fl.; 212-704-0048; elegantoccasions.com
This company specializes in comprehensive planning for weddings in New York and far-flung destinations like Italy and the Caribbean. It’s known to bring a couture-design sensibility that extends beyond flowers. Expect spaces to be transformed by strategic draping and dramatic lighting. Prices upon request.
Erganic Design & Living120 W. 28th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Studio 4H 888-933-2442; erganicdesign.com
A team of Ivy League–trained architects and designers constitutes this full-service planning crew, whose head coordinator, Sojourner Auguste, is known for providing a plethora of samples and sketches. The in-house graphics team can also custom-design invitations. Full-planning packages start at $10,000; day-of coordination at $3,500.
Events by Melissa McNeeley917-406-1462; melissamcneeley.com
This event planner specializes in weddings for 250 or fewer guests. From a ground-up affair on a Long Island farm to a Manhattan loft soiree, McNeeley oversees every detail to ensure her clients’ highest expectations are met. Full-service planning (food, flowers, décor, and staff), plus day- and weekend-of hourly rates available. Prices upon request.
Ever Swoon119 Mercer St., nr. Prince St., Ste. 4N 917-622-1267 everswoon.com
A boutique wedding-planning and styling company, Ever Swoon offers custom packages designed to tell your love story. Owner Tamra Sanford’s recipe for a perfect wedding is to keep the guests excited, engaged, and allow all to dance till dawn. Prices upon request.
Fallon Carter Weddings347-260-5654; falloncarterweddings.com
Carter favors a classic aesthetic—think flowers, pastels, and a big white gown—and works with couples throughout the planning process. She even offers her services for two weeks following the honeymoon to wrap up any post-event tasks and details. From $1,500.feteny.com
Event designer Jung Lee heads up this stylish planning-and-design boutique firm; her partner, Josh Brooks, provides the business acumen. Together they deliver a wedding day that is packed with clever details. Prices upon request.
Firefly Events917-921-6052; firefly-events.com
Firefly planners and designers combine bohemian style with a simple, modern sensibility. They offer full and partial services and will travel almost anywhere to work with clients. Prices upon request.
Francesca Events, Inc.5 Tudor City Pl., nr. E. 40th St., Ste. 630; 646-227-9474; francescaevents.com
Owner Francesca Abbracciamento focuses on logistics and production but also has extensive contacts in the New York culinary scene. She plans many destination weddings, having done several in Mexico, Ireland, and Italy. Prices upon request.
Glitter + Rye484-467-6556; glitterandrye.com
Principal Molly Hartman can make a raw space feel ultra-personal with creative installations and artful details like photo-booth set designs, interactive seating-card displays, and unique ceremony alters. Her prop closet includes a wide range of vintage objects, antique furniture, and yards of decorative fabrics and ribbons. Design services start at $4,000.
Harriette Rose Katz Events/Gourmet Advisory Services212-535-0005; gourmetadvisory.com
With more than 30 years of experience, Katz has built a reputation as an event designer and culinary and wine expert. She and a full-time staff of eleven will plan and execute all stages of your event. Prices upon request.
In Any Event212-472-7751; inanyeventny.com
Planners Leslie Price knows how to make a wedding reflect the couple’s personality. The company specializes in nontraditional weddings, combining cultures in the ceremony and details, and last-minute planning. By appointment only. Prices upon request.
James Abel Events917-399-4552; jamesabelevents.com
Abel’s boutique event-design and production company is a one-stop shop for handcrafted invitations, flowers, music, menus, and beyond. He works closely with couples to help them allocate the budget and throw their ideal party, whether it’s an outdoor event with a sunken dance floor and built-in banquettes or a grandiose affair at the Essex House. Prices upon request.
Jennifer Brisman Weddings New York31 Washington Sq. W., nr. Waverly Pl., Ste. 1R; 212-588-0007; theweddingplanner.com
This industry vet specializes in large-scale event management. She works with vendors all over the world to create memorable weddings, primarily in New York and the Caribbean. Working with budgets from $200,000 to $1 million, Brisman designs for diverse tastes—vintage, contemporary, and traditional. Prices upon request. By appointment only.
Jennifer Zabinski Events212-362-4755;; jzevents.com
A graduate of Cornell’s Hotel Management School, Zabinski creates high-end weddings with creative touches, like bringing in a water colorist to live-paint scenes from a couple’s reception. Vendors are hand-selected to suit the needs and style of each event, from an intimate gathering to a grand celebration for 500 people. Prices upon request.
jesGORDON/properFUN306 W. 38th St., nr. Eighth Ave., second fl. 212-229-2165; jesgordon.com
Comprised of two distinct divisions, jesGORDON/properFUN can both plan and design your wedding. The firm’s style ranges from boho chic to opulent elegance to simplistic beauty, and every event is completely customized. Prices upon request.
Jill Gordon Celebrate631-324-2422; jillgordoncelebrate.com
This boutique firm, which specializes in Hamptons weddings, will plan every element of the event—from the music and food to the tents, lighting, and décor. Gordon’s team prides itself on knowing the area’s best vineyards, beaches, and farms. Prices upon request.
Karen Bussen646-781-9330; karenbussen.com
Planning by Bussen transcends mere logistics to include top-notch design and décor. She is the author of the Simple Stunning Weddings series and creates a limited number of one-of-a-kind events each year. Prices upon request.
Kraft Event Management908-221-0448; kraftevents.com
With more than fifteen years of experience, Jennifer Kraft specializes in producing large-scale, high-end weddings. Her hands-on expertise, meticulous attention to detail, and well-honed organizational skills please even the pickiest of clients. Full-service planning, plus technical and design production available. Prices upon request.
L’Atelier Rouge270 Lafayette St., nr. Prince St., Ste. 604; 212-226-4636; latelierrouge.com
The flower-arranging geniuses behind L’Atelier Rouge have produced events for Uma Thurman and the New York City Ballet. They have also served as floral decorators for Chanel, Dior, and Madonna. They take an artistic approach to event planning and nail the tiny details, like a mini cotton-candy station and custom gift boxes filled with French macarons. Prices upon request.
Lindsay Landman Events212-206-0026; lindsaylandmanevents.com
For weddings from New York to India, Landman’s full-service approach is much like that of an interior designer: All the elements have to work together, from the palette and the flowers to the throw pillows and the ceiling treatment. Design services from $15,000; design and planning services from $25,000.
Little Miss Party Planner212-433-0672; littlemisspartyplanner.com
Seri Kertzner and Michelle Cassera Bachman specialize in planning and styling all the pre- and post-wedding events: engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, and day-after brunch. They’ll take care of every detail, including the invites, menu, favors, and even the entertainment.
Loli Events646-481-2724; lolievents.com
Lauren Sozmen launched this boutique operation after years of planning events for top chefs like Thomas Keller and Daniel Boulud. Known for weddings that are simple, elegant, and unique, Loli can handle a blowout for 500 on a remote Hudson Valley farm or a small city-park ceremony with a rock-concert reception. Month-of coordination from $5,000; full-service planning upon request.
Loulie Walker Events200 W. 79th St., nr. Amsterdam Ave., Ste. 4/5M; 212-316-6135; louliewalkerevents.com
When working with Walker, couples are expertly guided through the maze of wedding-related decision-making. She has orchestrated flawless affairs at the New York Public Library and the Frick Collection, and she’s sought out for her lavish tented events. Prices upon request.
Lyndsey Hamilton Events227 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-274-0074;lyndseyhamiltonevents.com
Throughout the planning process, Hamilton, her partner, Carrie Sartor, and their staff remain impressively attentive, staying in close contact from the day they’re booked to the moment the newlyweds depart for their honeymoon. They also have an L.A. office. The team offers full and partial packages. Prices upon request.
Marcy Blum Associates55 Fifth Ave., nr. 12th St., nineteenth fl.; 212-929-9814; marcyblum.com
Blum’s boutique company focuses on upscale weddings; she planned Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick’s nuptials more than twenty years ago, and Colin and Samantha Hanks’s wedding in 2010. Blum devotes unparalleled attention to each event and keeps things fun for the couples involved. She’s also a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has published books on wedding planning. Prices upon request.
Marina Luri Events646-431-7808; marinalurievents.com
With over fifteen years experience organizing fashion-industry events and runway shows, the quadrilingual Luri now focuses on planning nuptials. A vast network of handpicked vendors make this full-service event-planning company capable of working anywhere from New York to South Africa. Prices upon request.
This easy-to-use planning tool will help you stay on top of all your wedding to- dos, visualize your budget, organize the guest list, create a seating chart, and share responsibilities with your bridal party. The $12.79 monthly fee includes mobile site access through their iPhone app.
Matthew David Celebrations95 Morton St., nr. Hudson St., ground fl. 212-905-3000; matthewdavidcelebrations.com
This designer creates contemporary, upscale events that showcase the bride and groom’s individuality. His clients include Robert De Niro, Madonna, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Prices upon request.
Matthew Robbins Design227 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-253-2737; matthewrobbinsdesign.com
This event designer helps couples with everything from high-concept macro design to the nitty-gritty details. An in-house selection of vintage props and décor (including farm tables and weather vanes) came in handy for a wedding at Blue Hill atStone Barns. Prices upon request.
Michelle Edgemont646-553-1594; michelleedgemont.com
This Brooklyn-based wedding designer specializes in modern, quirky decorations, flowers, and styling. A full decoration package includes invitations, favors, centerpieces and more, and is customized based on each couple’s personal style. Full wedding design starts at $4,000; floral packages from $3,000.michelleragoltd.com
Rago is known for her destination weddings in locations like Paris, the Bahamas, and Mexico. She and her staff provide catering (they have an in-house food-and-beverage expert who can build a field kitchen for a guest chef), planning and design services, and more. Prices upon request.
Mindy Weiss Party Consultants312 Eleventh Ave., nr. 30th St., Ste. 17L; 212-290-1000; mindyweiss.com
Weiss has organized the nuptials of many A-listers, including Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi and Nicole Richie and Joel Madden. Couples can expect her to help them create original details and décor elements for their ceremony and reception.
Molly Middleton Events, LLC1235 Park Ave., nr. 95th St., Ste. 9D; 646-861-0919; mollymiddletonevents.com
Before launching her event-consulting firm, Middleton held planning positions at Christie’s and the American Museum of Natural History. Her fêtes have been as small as a ten-person outdoor ceremony followed by an eight-course tasting dinner, and as large as a 400-guest tented wedding by the Tetons in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Prices upon request.
MWD Lifestyles1441 Broadway, nr. 41st St., Ste. 5053; 212-666-2537; mwdlifestyles.comWith a fine-arts degree in painting and textile design and eight years’ experience in the home-furnishings industry, Marc Wilson creates elegant and stylish environments with a modern twist. Event design, full-service wedding planning, and day-of coordination are available. Prices upon request. prestonbailey.com
Bailey is the planner and floral designer for couples looking to wow their guests. His dramatic events are decadent and memorable (picture giant crystal candelabras on every table and twenty-foot-tall floral peacock sculptures). To wit: He designed the weddings of Donald and Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. Prices upon request.
Rafanelli Events467 Tenth Ave., nr. 36th St., second fl.; 917-733-1115; rafanellievents.com
Bryan Rafanelli, the man behind Chelsea Clinton’s much-scrutinized 2010 nuptials, is known for his exquisite style, attention to detail, and ability to transform a bride’s vision into reality—no matter planning, plus technical and design production available. Prices upon request.
Rock Paper Scissors Events212-675-2202; rpscissors.com
Using items from the couple’s home or other meaningful décor, Ara Farnam and her team create an inviting atmosphere that is both approachable and chic. They often work with the features of the venue and can easily pull off monochromatic minimalism or a more involved aesthetic. They’ll handle all design-related aspects of your event. Prices upon request.
Sidekick Events, LLC74 Fifth Ave., nr. 13th St., Ste. 10B 212-924-2909; sidekickevents.com
A seasoned event planner, Ellen Kostman has done all kinds of weddings, from well-appointed garden parties to high-drama black-tie galas at the St. Regis. She’s been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings and also offers day-of services. Prices upon request.
Sofia Crokos Events16 W. 23rd St., nr. Fifth Ave., fourth fl.; 212-929-1076; sofiacrokos.com
Crokos started her firm in 1998 and has done customized, high-end nuptials all over the world. She once oversaw a bicontinental wedding that began in New York and ended with a bash in the bride’s native Istanbul. Prices upon request.
Sonal J. Shah Event Consultants, LLC31 E. 32nd St., nr. Park Ave., Ste. 601; 017-742-7449; sjsevents.com
Specializing in Indian, Pakistani, and Middle Eastern weddings, Shah knows where to find Bollywood-style choreographers, henna artists, and even an elephant for the barat. Day-of services are $5,000. Full planning starts at $15,000.
Soraya Weddings & Celebrations275 Conover St., nr. Reed St., Red Hook; 646-256-3816; sorayajollon.com
Soraya Jollon, who speaks English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese, is dedicated to creating out-of-the-ordinary events. For a couple who wed in the recreation hall of the groom’s childhood camp, Jollon covered the walls in burlap. She also plans ecofriendly weddings. Prices upon request. (ecofriendly)
State of the Art Enterprises65 W. 55th St., at Fifth Ave., Ste. 303; 212-317-1421; stateoftheartnyc.com
This planning firm produces vibrant, high-end weddings. For a Sundance destination affair, the staff branded the couple’s initials onto steaks, which were served from an authentic barbecue chuck wagon. Prices upon request.
Susan Holland Events80 DeKalb Ave., nr. Flatbush Ave., Ste. 26E, Fort Greene; 212-807-8892; susanholland.com
With understated elegance, Holland delights her clients with warmly personal and innovative work. At one wedding, she set up ice vases that melted throughout the night to reveal floating flowers. Prices upon request.
Swank Productions, Inc.231 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 605?; 212-643-3211; swankproductions.com
Inspired by the success of her own reality-show nuptials on the Food Network, Maya Kalman founded this luxury planning-and-design firm, which transforms empty spaces into dramatic wedding experiences. Full-service planning starts at $15,000
Tammy Golson Events917-860-3312; tammygolson.com
Golson’s full-service planning team juggles everything from seasonal-menu planning to décor and floral arrangements. Golson also does weddings in far-flung locales like Maui. Full planning starts at $12,000; day-of coordination is $3,500.
Tara Guérard Soirée307 Seventh Ave., nr. 28th St., Ste. 2308 646-329-6258; taraguerardsoiree.com
The Southeast’s leading event designer now has a New York office. Guérard and her team work with couples to develop custom concepts for their weddings; and the company hosts an in-house floral-design team and a custom-invitation company, The Lettered Olive. Prices upon request.
Tinsel & Twinetinseltwine.com
Run by three Brooklynites, this boutique event-design company helps couples with everything from color scheme to floral design. Full planning and day-of options are available. Floral, stationery, and planning pricing on request.
Toby Ellen Sarna Events917-941-3700; tobyellensarna.com
Sarna is as adept at organizing large weddings as she is at coordinating more intimate affairs. Most of her events are in Manhattan, but she coordinates destination weddings too. From $18,000; day-of consulting from $4,500.
Tracy Taylor Ward Design646-820-3383; tracytaylorward.com
Couples can expect a fun-filled and stress-free planning process when they work with this HGTV personality and design veteran. Partial- and full-planning options are available. Prices upon request.
Van Vliet & Trap Event Design158 W. 28th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-352-3385; vanvlietandtrap.com
As the Met’s in-house event designer, this firm specializes in grand-scale creations befitting the museum’s Great Hall. Remco van Vliet and his brother, Cas Trap, are third-generation florists from Holland whose experience in Europe and the U.S. manifests itself in a vast range of styles and techniques. Prices upon request.vanwyck.net
Bronson van Wyck honed his party-hosting skills while coordinating receptions for diplomats at the American Embassy in Paris. He later went into business with his mother and began hosting fêtes for the likes of the Clintons, Gores, and Bushes. Prices upon request.
The Wedding Sitter212-427-3616; www.theweddingsitter.com
Since 1999, Kimberly Pilson’s specialty has been day-of coordination. She oversees everything from flower delivery and set-up to cuing the band for speeches so the bride and groom can sit back and relax. Planning packages start at $2,500.
Williams-Sossen Events646-515-0164; www.williams-sossenevents.com
Sherri Williams and Lee Sossen, a former Wall Streeter and an erstwhile lawyer, formed this event company in 2004 after their own nuptials. The duo’s passion is customized outdoor weddings, though they now also specialize in indoor functions. They offer full-planning packages. Prices upon request.
Zak Events212-249-4000; zakevents.com
Zak Kunish does it all when it comes to planning—he specializes in floral and event design for weddings but also offers an array of stationery options and in-house calligraphy services. His lavish floral arrangements include Dutch, South American, and local blooms. Prices upon request.
From the Summer 2013 New York Wedding Guide
- April Chantel Planning & Design Company
1440 Broadway, 23rd Floor New York, NY 10018 ; Tel: 646-820-6187 ; www.Aprilchantel.com
April Chantel, an accomplished project manager, leads this boutique wedding planning & floral design company that specializes in creating romantic, contemporary and sophisticated affairs. Month-of coordination begins at $1,500. Planning & design prices upon request.
- Baton NYC
777 West End Avenue, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10025 ; Tel: 917-797-0930 ; www.BatonNYC.com
Bringing 15+ years experience to every event by combing a background in museums, advertising and catering with a passion for discovering new venues and bespoke vendors. Specializing in Day-Of, Partial, Full Service and Destination Planning.
- BR Guest Hospitality
315 Park Avenue South, 13th Floor New York, NY 10010 ; Tel: 212-331-0328 ; www.brguesthospitality.com
Our diverse array of restaurants and atmospheres can accommodate all of your wedding events! From themed events like your bridal shower and bachelorette party to your rehearsal dinner, and even your unforgettable big day, our team will make sure that every flower and garnish is in place from start to finish! Call us at 212-331-0328 to get the ball rolling for your special day!
- Christine Paul Events
99 John Street, Suite 926 New York,, NY 10038 ; Tel: 646-707-3813 ; www.christinepaulevents.com
Christine Paul has become one of the most sought after planners in New York City. A stylish wedding planner with inspired idea and chic personal touches. The preferred choice for brides.
- Creative Concepts NYC
380 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor New York, NY 10168 ; Tel: 646-308-1243 ; www.creativeconceptsnyc.com
CCNYC is a full-scale catering and event company. We are dedicated to making your day one to remember by utilizing our unique team approach and having the keen ability to listen to your needs.
- Curtain Up Events, Inc.
208 West 29th Street, Suite 502 New York, NY 10001 ; Tel: 212-781-6390 ; www.curtainupevents.com
Curtain Up Events produces dramatic events, without all the "drama." From initial concept to execution, CUE works with you to realize your vision, applying design and production techniques adapted from the world of professional theatre.
- Diane Gordon Catering
328 East 117th Street New York, New York 10035 ; Tel: 212-289-1230 ; www.dianegordoncatering.com
Sex & the City food stylist Diane Gordon oversees every detail of wedding receptions. Known for fabulous food, beautiful presentations and professional service, this established caterer also offers mixology and event planning. Prices upon request.
- Epicurean Creations
Brooklyn, NY ; Tel: 917-299-8883 ; www.epicureancreations.com/nym
Epicurean Creations is a woman-owned New York City caterer that specializes in creating delicious food and event planning for your wedding. We provide exceptional customer service and a personalized experience to every event.
- Generation Events
63 East 9th Street, Suite 3L New York, NY 10003 ; Tel: 212-505-7593 ; www.generationevents.com
Generation Events has become one of the most in-demand special event companies in NYC specializing in DJ's and live entertainment, and continues to draw event planners and a repeat clientele, including Kelsey Grammer.
- Kraft Events
131 Woods End Drive Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 ; Tel: 908-221-0448 ; www.kraftevents.com
A full service event planning and production company, Kraft Events produces spectacular events specializing in non-traditional spaces. Their incredible attention to detail puts Kraft Events in demand for the most discerning clients and events.
- Palace Resorts
8400 NW 33rd Street, Suite 403 Miami, FL 33132 ; Tel: 866-479-2611 ; www.weddings.palaceresorts.com
Palace Resorts team of expert wedding planners ensures that a couple's wedding dreams become the experience of a lifetime. Whether a grand affair, or an intimate ceremony, Palace Resorts delivers the resources and talent to create a destination wedding like no other.
- Simply Divine
334 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10023 ; Tel: 212-541-7300 ; www.SimplyDivine.com
Simply Divine is NYC's premier boutique event planning/kosher catering company. Seamlessly blending exquisite cuisine, superb service, and innovative décor, we listen to your dreams and make your day unforgettable.
- Williams-Sossen Events
20 West 64th Street, #21F New York, NY 10023 ; Tel: 646-515-0164 ; www.williams-sossenevents.com
With their Ivy League educations and fine living experiences, the husband and wife team of Sherri Williams and Lee Sossen work with smart and savvy clients seeking handcrafted, sophisticated events.