5 Premier Event Planners in Boston

    Boston, MA has been on our radar recently, because the city is fast proving itself to be a great place for special events. It is flush with interesting and exciting event spaces, from historic old houses to chic lounges with beautiful views (those of you with a love for the ocean can even book events at sea)! But say you’ve found your ideal venue; you’ve set a date and booked the space. Now what? Usually at this poing, those of us who aren’t too DIY-minded would call in an event planner. But what if you’re not sure whom to call? We’ve found 5 of the best event planners in Beantown, just for you!

    AJ Williams Events: AJ Williams, the founder and namesake of AJ Williams Events, could blow you away with her resume. She has worked with actors, musicians, politicians, and non-profits, always bringing her a-game and creating a truly original event. In fact, her company has been named one of the “Area’s Top Meeting and Event Planning Companies” in the Boston Business Journal every year since 2003, and has been similarly acclaimed by the Boston Herald and Bizbash.

    Blue Ivy Events: Not to be confused with the daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z, Blue Ivy Events has been bringing their customers marvelous, memorable parties for years. Founder and Harvard graduate Veronica Alexandra has created an event planning firm that covers the full gambit of events from weddings and kids’ parties to corporate events and fundraisers. Daily Meal called Blue Ivy TOP 50 "Event Planners to Know" in the U.S. and The Knot has labeled Blue Ivy Best of Weddings 2012.

    Corinthian Events: To quote their website, Corinthian Events calls themselves, “A total event planning company focusing on Special Events and Destination Management.” With 13 years in operation (and 50 years combined experience between the founders), the company is well acquainted with the best hotels, restaurants, and entertainment in Boston. If you are hosting a conference with a lot of out-of-towners, Corinthian’s knowledge of the city’s hidden gems and trends will be invaluable to you.

    Rafanelli Events: There’s nothing we can say about Rafanelli Events that hasn’t already been said brilliantly. OUT magazine proclaims, “For a flawlessly executed affair to remember, a behind-the-scenes mastermind juggles the details. If you’re lucky, that person will be event planner Bryan Rafanelli.” The company, and its founder Bryan Rafanelli, has been highly praised in Town & Country, BizBash, Modern Bride, and the Boston Business Journal, among many others. They’ve even been named “Best in Boston” eight years running by Boston magazine! Rafanelli’s events are distinctive, daring, and always delightful.

    Faith Moore & Associates: Founder and president Faith Moore has been working with prestigious corporate clients for over two decades, and she shows no signs of slowing down. For team bonding, conferences, and any other corporate events, Faith Moore & Associates is ready and able to make some magic. The team has experience with incentive programs, destination management, event guided tours and excursions, ensuring that your company event creates a bond that won’t be easy to break.

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