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Ellen Dubin and her team at Personally Yours are AWESOME!
At first, I was hesitant to work with another planner to put together a destination Wedding on Maui. You see, I am a Senior Catering Manager at a luxury resort and I have the pleasure of working directly with my clients to plan their dream Wedding week on Maui’s beautiful south shore. Based out of the DC area, our clients had hired Ellen to work with the hotel to plan an amazing Wedding week that their friends and family would not soon forget.
Working with Ellen was fantastic. She welcomed my ideas, as much as the culture of Hawaii. She is amazing at looking at a space, and visualizing how the event should gracefully unfold. With all of her years of experience, she is not only up to date with current trends, but also understands the importance in keeping with tradition. She is absolutely the best planner that I know. This Wedding was fantastic, thanks to her.
I truly hope that one day I will have the privilege of working with Ellen and her team again.
Ellen and her team at Personally Yours Events gave us the gift of enjoying our own wedding. My (now) husband and I wanted a magical wedding in the woods and Ellen delivered. We were married in the Catskill Mountains and Ellen handled every detail including many that we hadn’t even thought of. She kept us on track and took almost all of the stress out of the planning process. Based on Ellen’s guidance we ended up making certain decisions that we probably wouldn’t have thought of on our own and these benefited the event. When I showed up at the wedding venue to see everything in place I thought, “wow…. She was right about everything”. On the day of our wedding Ellen and her team were on hand to orchestrate the flow of the event to perfection. She turned a typical wedding into the most amazing event that our friends and family still talk about today.
When we approached Ellen about planning our wedding on Maui in Hawaii, we were aware that the spaces, vendors and logistics in Hawaii would be unfamiliar to her, and that made the job much harder than if she could rely on her regular vendors and venues. Ellen and her team got to work assembling vendors and orchestrating logistics, building new relationships with the local hotel staff as seamlessly as if she were working on her own turf. Since ours was a destination wedding, it included multiple events for days before the wedding – think snorkeling trip + a bike ride down a volcano + an art tour + a rehearsal dinner the night before, luau and fire dancers, and babysitters when requested; and also brunch the day after. There were a lot of logistics. Ellen and her team put every piece into place and managed each event from start to finish. Our wedding was memorable, joyful and stress-free. We had exactly the week we had hoped for!
Our daughter’s destination wedding at Bedford Springs Resort was the wedding weekend of her dreams thanks to Ellen and her dedicated staff. Even though the “destination” didn’t require an airline ticket for most of our guests, it was far enough out of our local area that we weren’t familiar with vendors in that area. Ellen and her Personally Yours Events staff were on top of every single detail, helping to identify the very best vendors for all the necessary arrangements. Ellen’s help in reviewing multiple contracts and coordinating all the many details with the variety of vendors and hotel staff was invaluable and the wedding weekend activities went off flawlessly. We highly recommend having expert help who has in depth understanding of the norms surrounding contracts and pricing – regardless of the region. Ellen and staff gave us the peace of mind we needed so that we could thoroughly enjoy ourselves and our guest rather than worry about the details. We would highly recommend Personally Yours!
This FOB enjoyed a full year of good night sleeping and a happy, calm family from the day we brought Ellen on board until the day we left the wedding venue. No father (and husband of the MOB) could have asked for more! Thank you, Ellen!