The 26 Most Influential U.S. Wedding Planners on Facebook
While for many, a wedding may be the most magical and important day of their lives, it is an event that often requires all the planning strategy exhibited by Roman generals at the height of their campaigns. Food, music, a proper venue, keepsakes for the guests, the appropriate cake — each detail of the event seems likely to overwhelm amateurs. That’s where a professional wedding planner can make all the difference. Their connections in the wedding industry, as well as their vast experience, often boundless energy and imagination can ensure a wedding that lives in the memories of the bride, groom and their guests for a lifetime.
Social media has simplified the process of finding these planning geniuses. Though word of mouth can be a valuable way to locate the perfect planner, online venues such as Facebook, allow prospective couples the opportunity to browse the portfolio of some of the most prominent wedding planners in the business.
1. Colin Cowie Weddings With an enthusiastic following and many happy clients, Colin Cowie shows up and coming wedding planners how to master the art of social media. With an eye for the innovative and the imagination and energy to reach full potential, this is a wedding event planner extraordinaire.
2. Preston Bailey Spectacular settings, over the top decorations and a flair for the unexpected characterize Preston Bailey’s event achievements. Nearly 80,000 likes on Facebook ensure his status as one of the top planners of social media.
3. David Tutera With a following in the tens of thousands, David Tutera tops the list of distinguished planners and boasts a resume many could only dream about. Combining more than two decades of experience with a rare eye for design, David has been the author of countless stunning wedding celebrations.
4. Todd Events This Texas based wedding event company relies on the visionary input of founder Todd Fiscus, an exemplary planner with decades of experience in providing couples with unique and memorable events to celebrate their own special day.
5. Mindy Weiss Party Consultants With an artistic eye for color and a boundless enthusiasm for the unexpected, Mindy Weiss brings fresh appeal to every event she hosts. Her attention to detail ensures that each wedding reflects personal aspects of both the bride and groom, making any wedding party as unique as the couple it celebrates.
6. Valley and Co. Weddings This husband and wife team have made it a priority to provide other happy couples with every comfort and delight on their special day. When sophisticated use of floral displays and an eye for subtle design is a priority, this is the team to trust.
7. Michelle Leo Events This Utah based wedding planner rightly deserves a spot at the top of any list, thanks to combining a fresh vision for any size wedding and the drive and zeal to pull it off with grace and style. Whether an event necessitates thousands of people or is confined to a select and intimate few, this planner has the vision to create a unique and exciting celebration for any couple and their guests.
8. Diann Valentine Weddings When it comes to an event planner celebrities trust, Diann Valentine brings eclectic vision and immense imagination to every aspect of a couple’s special day. For a wedding that is truly memorable, no other event planner will do.
9. David Stark Wedding Design When you need a wedding that stands apart from the rest, trust the vision of David Starke, an artist with an eye for the extraordinary. Based in Brooklyn, this event planner will raise any wedding to new heights.
10. Sasha Souza Combining an impressive array of photos as a portfolio of her work and with her distinctive sense of style and personality, Sasha Souza presents prospective clients with a wealth of choices when it comes to designing the details of their perfect day.
11. Tara Guérard Soirée Drawing inspiration from the beauty all around their exclusive Charleston setting, this wedding design company will combine the use of exquisite antiques, imaginative floral arrangements and a mouth watering menu selection to seduce both bridal couples and their guests with an event like no other.
12. Easton Events Whether a special day calls for an event tent of fairy tale proportions or an old Chevy truck that calls to mind the nostalgic vibes of yesteryear, Easton Events seeks to stamp any wedding with their own sense of inimitable style. Event planning calls for cool heads, imaginative thinking, business acumen and contacts in the industry. Easton provides all of these to their clients while making it look effortless.
13. DPNAK Weddings Based in Pennsylvania, this wedding planning company ensures a fairy tale look to any wedding celebration through the use of storybook settings, extravagant floral displays and enchanting props. Whether it’s a grand Alice in Wonderland theme or a small, intimate gathering, these wedding professionals can make your dreams a reality.
14. Hoopes Weddings Based in Utah, this wedding company provides events that stand apart, even in a state known for its enthusiastic wedding culture. With an organic, earthy appeal, flowers, photos, venues and food all reflect an appreciation for family and the great outdoors.
15. La Fete Weddings California based and headed by a mother and daughter powerhouse team of designers, this wedding company will enthrall with an enchanting vision of the perfect wedding and the professional acumen to deliver on that promise.
16. Alaska Bride and Groom While the setting may often be inhospitable, the warmth and character emanating from this capable wedding planning company can make even the coldest days of the year bright and cheery. While outdoor weddings are something of a specialty, any venue imagined by the prospective couple will receive this event planner’s characteristic decorative touch.
17. Marcy Bloom and Associates Weddings Utilizing the dramatic skyline of Manhattan as a backdrop, Marcy provides outdoor or indoor weddings that take full advantage of the settings to provide a wedding celebration like no other. Her use of the unexpected sets her apart in an industry always striving to find the latest in decoration.
18. Ritzy Bee Events Whimsical and often startlingly beautiful, the vision brought to each and every wedding by this capable event planner provides couples with the special touches to set their wonderful day apart from every other wedding. Whether couples long for a Mexican themed event or want to try their hand at throwing a cowboy wedding, every detail will be provided to ensure their guests enjoy the memories for a very long time.
19. I Do…Weddings! This San Diego based wedding planner combines whimsical imagination with stunning venues to provide couples a chance to enjoy the fantasy wedding of their dreams. Whether the event calls for a sandy seaside location or an exquisite hotel ballroom, this capable event planner can deliver.
20. Calluna Events Intimate gatherings of exquisite beauty are the hallmark of this innovative event planner. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Calluna Events takes advantage of spectacular mountain scenery to provide one of a kind settings and photographs of a couple’s special day.
21. Iowa’s Gay Wedding Planner Reflecting the changing times, this wedding company specializes in same-sex couples, providing every detail to make their day perfect.
22. Munster Rose This Minnesota based company brings a love of the outdoors and combines it with an innovative sense of style to provide clients with the very best in wedding design. Not only do they lovingly create graceful and artistic props to furnish the backdrop of unforgettable weddings, but they also provide a cheery and energetic personality to each and every wedding they touch.
23. MS Event and Wedding Planning As a winner of the 2014 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Awards, this event planning company has a proven record of customer satisfaction. Whether you’d like a seaside setting or a warm farmhouse family feel, this company is set to deliver. Don’t let their awards fool you, however; never ready to rest on their laurels, this company is striving to continue providing unique wedding experiences for all of their treasured clients.
24. Leave It To Us Wedding and Event Planning Innovative use of ordinary objects transforms them into beautiful details perfect for a unique wedding day celebration. Leave It To Us promises just that — a wedding day to be enjoyed while all of the work falls in their capable hands. No request is too difficult to fulfill and they are quick to provide clients with the means to bring their dreams of a perfect wedding day to stunning fulfillment.
25. Bellweather Events This Washington, D.C. based event planner is no stranger to designing the ultimate party. Beloved of many bridal couples for many years, their knowledge and imagination is exemplified in every detail of their planning, from suggesting the perfect venue to providing exquisite meals, stunning floral arrangements and the very best in photographers and bakers. No detail is too exacting, no request too difficult for this impressive event planning powerhouse.
26. Pure Expression Events This up and coming wedding event planner combines dreamy venues with one of a kind flower arrangements to provide clients with exquisite beauty on their special day. Eager to set themselves apart in an industry that is always innovating, Pure Expressions combines their rare artistic vision with enthusiasm for providing the perfect details on a couple’s most memorable day.