Services

Full Service Planning for a Charleston Wedding

Our team at Elevents are here to help you plan and execute your dream wedding whether it’s in beautiful historic Charleston, Italy, or the Caribbean. Our meticulous attention to handling all the details and working with the most esteemed vendors and locations allows you to thoroughly enjoy this special moment in your life. Our extensive worldwide experience in design, culinary arts, floral styling and flawless event execution will make your wedding day the special dream you have always wanted. Our reputation of dependability precedes us.

Venue

  • Starting list of 7-10 venues recommended to fit your event needs
  • Site visits to venues in consideration
  • Contract and booking of venue space

Vendors

  • Vendor recommendations based on your desired style pulling from our broad list of preferred vendors
  • Contract negotiation and access to our planner discounts
  • Scheduling and attendance of meetings with vendors
  • Management of contract updates such as guest count or event timing

Planning Tools

  • Use of the planning tool Aisle Planner, an online database that will include all of your contracts, budgeting tools, checklists, guest trackers, and more
  • Email reminders when payment and guest count deadlines are approaching
  • To do list by month so you can always anticipate our next steps
  • Creation of to-scale floor plans to include all elements of your event
  • Creation of an event timeline to include both guest and vendor activities for the weekend
  • Booking of hotel blocks for your guests

Culinary Concept

  • Development of an event menu that takes into account the couple’s favorite foods and memories together
  • Recommendations of locally crafted beers and spirits
  • Special considerations for guests with special food allergies and preferences
  • Attendance of menu tastings

Design

  • Creation of custom concept incorporating special details about the couple
  • See your concepts come to life on your design board to help visualize every last detail, and how it will come together
  • Sourcing and design of invitation and printed materials
  • Working closely with your florist to select your foliage types and styling
  • Sourcing and selection of linens and tabletop items
  • Custom lighting and draping design
  • Sourcing and selection of statement pieces such as ceremony altar, lounge furniture
  • Assistance with wedding party attire and accessories selection

Event Weekend

  • Management of your ceremony rehearsal
  • Breakfast drop off to wedding party at getting ready location(s)
  • Coordination of wedding attire that needs to be steamed or pressed
  • Coordination of floral delivery for wedding party pictures taken prior
  • Management of event with planners present from set-up to breakdown
  • Pick up of any personal items to be set up by planners for event
  • Packing up of personal items and gifts at the conclusion of the event in any vehicle of your choice

A La Carte add ons

Full Service planning for welcome/rehearsal dinner – Venue/vendor selection, floorplans, timeline, event design, rental orders, planner presence at event from set up to break down

Welcome Bag assembly and distribution – Inquire for pricing

Partial Planning Package

Planning Tools

  • One initial one hour consultation call to ask anything you would like such as vendor recommendations, design questions, or general logistics of your event
  • Creation of an event timeline to include both vendor and guest activities; can be done at any point during the planning process
  • Placement and management of your rental order (tables, linens, lounge furniture, glassware, flatware, china, serviceware)
  • Attendance of your menu tasting and site visit
  • Creation of a to-scale diagram of event
  • Distribution of your event details to your remaining vendors 30 days out
  • Answering of any follow up questions from vendors concerning your event once timeline and floorplan are sent

Event Weekend

  • Management of your ceremony rehearsal
  • Coordination of floral delivery for wedding party pictures taken prior to wedding
  • Management of event from set-up to breakdown
  • Pick up of any personal items to be set up by planner for event the day prior
  • Packing up of personal items and gifts at the conclusion of the event in any vehicle of your choice

Weekend Celebrations

  • Including but not limited to Bachelor and Bachelorette Weekends, Birthday Parties, Family Reunions and more.
  • Planning of all weekend events including dining recommendations and reservations, boat charters, group transportation, bottle service, spa services, in-house catered meals, water sports, group sports/games, fridge stocking services, decor services, cooking classes, photo shoots, and beyond.

Rachel

About Rachel

A traditional Italian upbringing led Rachel to her love for food, wine, and large gatherings. She knew from an early age that event planning would be her calling, and has been working her way through the industry since graduating from the University of Georgia in 2008.

After a summer spent learning while working with Italian wedding planners at various magnificent locations around Italy, Rachel realized that her calling would now be international and she expanded the scope of Elevents to serve the globe.

Having taken part in the execution of over 500 events spanning from Charleston, South Carolina to Florence, Italy, she developed a true understanding of what it takes to throw a spectacular event. Rachel wants to make each wedding a signature event, from unique worldly designs to fabulous food.

She currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband Jason, and their corgi Lady.

Meet the Team

Contact Us

If you are interested in our services or have questions please fill out the form below. If you would prefer to contact us directly, please call (585) 943-7308 or email Rachel@eleventsandco.com.

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