Laurels
Best Wedding
Planners in Los
Angeles
2017

Why These Wedding Planners?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored wedding planners on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best wedding planners in Los Angeles, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

888 Productions

888 Productions is a special event and film production company founded in 2008 with offices in Los Angeles and Orange County. Owner Jonah Rodriguez and her team of eight have produced a wide range of events from weddings to bar and bat mitzvahs to Sweet 16 parties. Ms. Rodriguez is a former Marketing Supervisor with experience planning large-scale events such as the Senator’s Cup, the Samsung Cup, and BMW and Porsche car shows. Since 2013, she also has been the exclusive Fashion Show Coordinator of Southern California's Premier Bridal Shows.

Los Angeles, CA(888) 797-9998

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A Good Affair Wedding and Event Production

A Good Affair's owner Natalie is an accomplished wedding planner. With nearly a decade in the business as A Good Affair's owner and years before that as Director of Catering and Events for a top-rated Orange County catering and event company, Natalie has made a name for herself in the industry. Natalie brings this experience to each wedding she and her five-person staff plan. She was appointed as the 2010-2011 Planner of the Year by Meeting Professionals International. She is at the forefront of the industry as a board member of the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC). Natalie also recently won the California Wedding Day Magazine's 2014 Designer of the Year aware and ABC Orange County's Trendsetter of the Year for Best Tablescape.

Tustin, CA(714) 505-3653

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Best Bride

Best Bride is dedicated to helping couples plan their dream wedding. Owner Leora established the company in 2011. Along with her team of six, she is an advocate for her client's vision of their wedding day. Clients praise how organized Leora and her team are when it comes to the details of their day as well as their accessibility by phone and text at any hour of the day.

Beverly Hills, CA(424) 666-1171

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Events By Adam Afara

Events By Adam Afara provides event production, wedding planning, and corporate event planning and also offers signature floral design. Owner Adam Afara has 15 years of experience, is certified in International Event Planning and is a member of the Association for Wedding Professionals International. He began his career creating flower arrangements for weddings in his garage before moving into full event planning. Today, he has expanded to a global market, having planned events in Qatar, Mexico, and all throughout the US.

Irvine, CA(424) 777-9996

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Expressionary Events

Owner Carmen Fuentes founded Expressionary Events in 2006 out of love for event and floral design. She is Co-Director of the Association of Bridal Consultants and is on the board of Wish Upon A Wedding. Ms. Fuentes' clients praise her for creating stress-free events as well as her warm and caring service.

Long Beach, CA(888) 881-0558

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Exquisite Events Specialists

Exquisite Events Specialists' founder Stephanie is a Professional Bridal Consultant and a graduate of the Association of Bridal Consultants’ Professional Development Program. Her goal is to be her clients' voice and advocate. The company was voted Best Orange County Wedding Planner for 2008 & 2009 by MyFox LA. Clients praise Stephanie's coordinative skills and calm demeanor for making their special day stress-free.

Anaheim, CA(714) 535-2069

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In The Clouds Events

In The Clouds Events designs, plans, and coordinates weddings and social events throughout Southern California. The company's owner Tina has a background in digital project management for Fortune 500 companies like Disney and Honeywell and brings this management experience to the events she and her team plan. In The Clouds is a winner of the Bride's Choice Award from WeddingWire.

San Gabriel, CA(626) 408-2860

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Love & Elegance

Based in Los Angeles, Love & Elegance provides consulting and coordination services for weddings and special events. Owner Angela Mitchell draws from her 20 years of experience in the legal industry to multi-task, manage major special event stress, and maintain professionalism when planning events. The company was named to The Knot's Hall of Fame and received a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2016.

Burbank, CA(818) 720-7969

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Maria Lindsay Weddings and Events

Owner Maria Lindsay has been planning weddings and events for more than 25 years, specializing in destination weddings for couples from outside of the US or California who have picked Orange County their wedding location of choice. Ms. Lindsay credits this extensive experience for making her the wedding planner she is today, able to eliminate stress, save costs, and allow couples to spend time with each other and their families during their engagements. She brings her background in theater arts production and design as well as her experience as a catering manager to each event she produces. Ms. Lindsay is also a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants.

Corona Del Mar, CA(949) 499-1030

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Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events

Los Angeles-based Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events provides full-service, month-of, celebrity, and a la carte wedding planning services. Originally from London, founder Natalie Sofer began her career opening restaurants in the US before going on to plan events and galas for the entertainment industry. Her company has been selected as a Best of Weddings Pick by The Knot in 2014, 2015, and 2016 and has received WeddingWire's Couples' Choice Awards in 2015 and 2016.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 493-7941

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Nicole Alexandra Designs

Founder Nicole Alexandra Gillis brings her background in management and entrepreneurship to each event she plans. Listening to and understanding each client allows Ms. Gillis to develop exquisite event concepts. She offers both event design and bridal styling to her clients who praise Ms. Gillis for her flawless execution of their ideas.

Redondo Beach, CA(424) 225-0570

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No Worries Event Planning + Design

Owner Dee Gaubert founded No Worries Event Planning + Design in 2010. She has a background in TV production and corporate event planning. She started her TV career working on shows such as HGTV’s House Hunters and Designed to Sell and FoodTV’s show Party Starters, where she developed a love for event planning. Ms. Gaubert and her team of seven are well-versed in many different cultural and religious wedding traditions including Persian, Jewish, Hindu, and Baha’i faiths and have planned events from a Paris elopement to a 400-person conference.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 562-3306

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Orange Blossom Special Events

Orange Blossom Special Events specializes in wedding planning, design, and production. The team is based in Los Angeles and plans both local and worldwide events. The company has been featured on Brides.com and has been a Style Me Pretty Little Black Book Member since 2011. They also won WeddingWire's 2015 Couples' Choice Award.

Los Angeles, CA(805) 890-6671

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Serenity Events

Owner Caroline Cha founded Serenity Events in 2004 to provide support to brides and grooms in every detail of their wedding. Ms. Cha is a Certified Professional Wedding Coordinator with both the Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants and the Association of Bridal Consultants. She has particular experience in coordinating ethnic weddings and is a preferred wedding consultant at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, Sheraton in Cerritos, and the Westin in Costa Mesa.

Cypress, CA(714) 321-8736

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Silver Charm Events

Silver Charm Events was founded more than a decade ago by owner Liz Coopersmith after planning her own wedding in five months. In the ten years she has been planning weddings, Ms. Coopersmith has written a weekly advice column on The Broke-Ass Bride, contributed to Huffington Post Weddings and Brides Magazine, and has written articles for WeddingWire, Bride Rush, and Marriage.com. Her clients praise her services for the peace of mind that she provides on what can be a stressful day.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 592-9318

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Simply Natural Events

Annette Garcia Kerslake, owner and founder of Simply Natural Events, has a background in fashion and costume design for film and television. She brings this experience to her love for designing parties and large events with Simply Natural. Simply Natural provides full event planning and day-of coordination, event design, logistical management, and styling. The business is based in Santa Monica but is willing to travel to wherever their clients need them. They work with both individual and corporate clients to plan parties and events ranging from baby showers to weddings to corporate retreats.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 498-7995

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Sterling Social

Based in Los Angeles, Sterling Social is a full-service event production company. They focus on producing experiential events from high-profile entertainment events to luxury weddings and celebrations. Co-Owners Angela Margolis and Erin Sprinkel both previously worked for Caravents, Inc. producing events for clients such as Target, Samsung, and E! Entertainment before founding Sterling Social in 2010.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 471-4617

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Stop and Stare Events

Stop and Stare Events is owned by husband and wife, Dakota and Kristen Sottosanto. Kristen brings ten years of event planning expertise with ProSports and Entertainment where she was involved with planning large-scale events like the Long Beach Marathon and the Santa Barbara Concourse de Elegance. Dakota (DJ Sota) has been involved in nearly 500 weddings as a DJ and understands how to successfully coordinate and run sound for events ranging from 25 to 1000 people.

Oak Park, CA(818) 530-8822

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Victoria Flame Events

Victoria Flame Events specializes in event production for weddings, birthdays, showers, and product launches. Owner Victoria Flame has a background in public relations and worked with Cobalt Events designing weddings before opening Victoria Flame Events in 2012. Her clients have called Ms. Flame a wedding psychic and praised her attention to detail, calm spirit, and encouragement.

Culver City, CA(310) 948-1895

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