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Iconic Women in Event Planning

Is your ‘baby’ graduating high school or college this year? Commencement season is right around the corner and now is a great time to plan the details for this milestone celebration. Never planned a large party at home?

 Alpine Events is here to help with with some planning advice from one of our Sr. Sales Associates, Amanda Wood!

It’s Women’s History Month, and we’re here to celebrate the iconic women in event planning who are making a name for themselves in this exciting and fast-paced industry. These women are truly bad-ass, and their work speaks for itself. Let’s take a moment to appreciate their creativity, innovation, and unparalleled event planning skills.

Mindy Weiss

First up is Mindy Weiss, the queen of event planning who has been in the business for over three decades. Mindy’s calming presence and imaginative eye make her the go-to planner for anyone looking to host a wedding, corporate event, non-profit event, or even a celebrity party. And with notable clients like the Kardashians, Ellen DeGeneres, and Sofia Vergara, it’s no surprise that Mindy’s net worth is $8 million. 

Jennifer Bassett – Bassett Events

Jennifer Bassett of Bassett Events is another bad-ass woman who is taking the event planning world by storm. Her company specializes in planning high-profile charitable events, weddings, and private parties, and has worked for clients like John Legend, Carrie Underwood, and The World Wildlife Fund. From vendor contract negotiation to sound design, Jennifer and her team can do it all. We’re pretty sure they can even juggle flaming batons while they plan your event.

Debi Lilly – A Perfect Event

Debi Lilly of “A Perfect Event” has also made a name for herself in the industry. Her award-winning event and design firm based in Chicago has planned countless events, including Oprah’s on-air birthday party. With 20 years of experience, Debi and her team can design and plan galas, corporate events, weddings, and even workshops at the Nantucket Floral Camp. Oh, and did we mention that she’s been named “Top Wedding Planner” by Martha Stewart Weddings? We’re pretty sure that’s better than winning an Oscar.

Marcy Blum – Marcy Blum Events

Marcy Blum of Marcy Blum Events is an internationally sought-after event planner and entertaining expert with 30 years of experience. Her events have been attended by the likes of The Rockefeller family, Kevin Bacon, and Billy Joel. In fact, she’s so good at what she does that getting her to plan your event is currently on a referral-only basis. Marcy’s services range from venue selection and layout to guest concierge services and everything in between. And what sets her apart from the rest? Her incredible imagination, which helps her events innovate rather than follow trends.

Lisa Vorce – Lisa Vorce Co.

Last but not least, we have Lisa Vorce, founder of Lisa Vorce Co. This full-service event design and production company has handled everything from the weddings of John Legend & Chrissy Teigen to Kate Upton & Justin Verlander. Lisa and her team can handle any task, big or small, and they’re known for their attention to detail. With accolades from Martha Stewart, Vogue, and Brides, Lisa is a true icon in the industry.

So there you have it, folks! These five women are just a few of the many bad-ass women who are making a name for themselves in event planning. From calming presences to incredible imaginations, these women have what it takes to plan unforgettable events. Let’s celebrate them not just during Women’s History Month, but every day!


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