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Today’s wedding planner interview is with Bettina Benizri, Owner and Head Planner of Busy Bee’s Events, based in Miami, Florida! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

My name is Bettina and I am the owner of Busy Bee’s Events. A little bit about myself is that I once upon a time thought I was going to be the next millennial Ally Mcbeal of the big and bad New York City but everything changed the moment I volunteered to plan an event for my association. I always had a knack for planning, even during my pre-law years. My dad was always a planner in the family and he and I would always bond over planning our day in our leather bound planners (back before Iphones). Of course after starting in this industry, I quickly realized that becoming an event planner means so much more than just planning. I’ve become a person’s event budget analyst, mediator, negotiator, venue agent, and even sometimes a friend.

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Today’s wedding planner interview is with Kristen Carro-Estela, Founder & Owner of Lovely Event Planning, based in White Plains, New York! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

I grew up in a kitchen surrounded by chefs & hospitality professionals, so it’s no surprise I fell in love with event planning. I started event planning at one of the world’s top media companies and recognizable brands, MTV, where I worked on every kind of event, from planning small, exclusive parties to escorting VIPs down the red carpet at VMAs. It was a truly amazing 5 years of my life and it really helped me build an incredible foundation.

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Meet a Wedding Planner in London, England: Isabel Smith Wedding Design (9)

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Today’s wedding planner interview is with Isabel of Isabel Smith Wedding Design. Enjoy!

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

Isabel Smith Wedding Design is a boutique wedding planning company based just outside London. We work with clients all over the world to create memorable, design-led and smooth-running weddings in all corners of the globe. We say that ‘we love luxury, but hate ostentation’ because we aren’t into over the top weddings that are just for show. Our clients like the finer things in life but want weddings that truly reflect who they are in an understated way.

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Meet a Wedding Planner in Ibiza, Spain: Ma Chérie Weddings Ibiza (5)

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Today’s wedding planner interview is with Marcella Koronna of Ma Chérie Weddings Ibiza! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

My name is Marcella Koronna and I am the Wedding Planner of Ma Chérie Weddings. We are based on Ibiza and specialise in beach, villa, sea view or cliff top weddings as well as beautiful countryside weddings. We have our own beach wedding venue, catering company and wedding cake bakery and our passion is to create the most beautiful day for our couples. We believe that every wedding is unique and therefore we offer all kind of wedding styles. I personally love to organise boho inspired weddings.

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Today’s wedding planner interview is withe Debbie E. Louis, the CEO of A La Mode Events, based in New York, NY! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

At the early age of 5 years old, I was in my first wedding. Creating a memorable experience at any event I could put my hands on. That was my goal.  My passion grew, my excitement and talent was innate. Today  I am creating complete events that match unique love stories, corporate missions, and social agendas. I prove that through a unique process that I bring all of my clients through. Before becoming a full time Event Planner at A La Mode, I spent two years studying Industrial Organizational Psychology focusing on Leadership, Motivation and People. Soon thereafter, I became certified in Event Planning.  I understand how to take charge, how to problem solve, and I am creative as well as efficient. One important factor about me is that I work well with people. When planning events for others as well as encountering potential clients.

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Meet a Wedding Planner in Keene, NH: LDC & Co. (6)

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Today’s wedding planner interview is with Lauren of LDC & Co., based in Keene, New Hampshire! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

I’m Lauren Dragon-Cook. I have a wedding addiction and I’m not afraid to admit it! I’m a lover of controlled chaos with a fierce passion for life (I am a Leo after all). When I’m not organizing wedding day itineraries or chatting with clients, you can find me and my husband, Ian, chasing our two sons, Liam (5) and Asher (2). I’ve been living and breathing weddings ever since I was like 3 when I got my first Polly Pocket that just so happened to be the wedding edition. In the real world, I have over 5 years of wedding industry experience and still have that Polly Pocket.

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Meet a Wedding Planner in Cagliari, Italy: Frinaeventi (3)

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Today’s wedding planner interview is with Vittoria of Frinaeventi, located in Cagliari, Italy! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

I founded Frinaeventi in the 2006 with one of my best friend after a long experience in the events, in Italy and worldwide, and in the wedding field. Each member of our staff has been working in the events for many years and has lived abroad for a while which make them acquire a knowledge of different cultures and languages. These experiences of life and work have done to all of us lot of flexibility and open mind.

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Today’s wedding planner interview is with the owner of  Wedding Armenia, based in Yerevan, Armenia! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

Though it is hard for the person to talk about himself but I will try to say the main characteristic features I have. I am energetic, perfectionist, I love when everything is in order and I try to arrange things accordingly, Everything should be in its folder. Thoughts of creating Wedding Armenia came to me about 10 years ago, when there was no one doing such a job in our market.

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Today’s wedding planner interview is with Emily of Weddings & Events by Emily, based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Enjoy!

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

Hey guys! My name is Emily Reno and I am the owner/ lead planner of Weddings & Events by Emily.  We are based out of Las Vegas, NV and specialize in full service planning. There is very little that brings me more joy than getting to see the weddings I am a part of come to life.  Wedding planning encompasses everything I could have ever dreamed to have in a career.

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Meet a Wedding Planner in Winnipeg, MB: Feast & Festivities (3)

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Today’s wedding planner interview is with Emily of Feast & Festivities, based in Manitoba, Canada! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

I’m Emily Janzen, the owner and creative director behind Feast & Festivities event studio, located in the heart of Canada. I am inspired by the traditions of bygone eras and believe that the sharing of milestones with close friends and family is one of life’s greatest privileges.

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