Laurels

Best Wedding
Planners
in Omaha
2020

Why These Wedding Planners?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Omaha Wedding Planners on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Carrie Dayton Events & Consulting

Carrie Dayton Events & Consulting is an Omaha-based wedding planning service. Ms. Dayton has over 18 years of experience in the hospitality and events industry, and she has planned over 350 weddings. She has a degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management from the University of Denver, as well as a Certified Meeting Professional title from the Convention and Industry Council of America. She was deeply involved in founding the Greater Omaha Chapter of the National Association of Catering Executives. Carrie Dayton Events & Consulting has received multiple WeddingWire "Couples' Choice Awards," and she has been featured on Style Me Pretty.

Cherry On Top Events by Jen

Cherry On Top Events by Jen is an Omaha business founded in February 2012, with clients throughout the area taking advantage of its team's formidable planning and design experience. Jen Mrsny is the company's owner as well as its principal planner. Mrs. Mrsny has over 16 years of total industry experience, and she has developed a reputation for her attention to detail and her excellence in communicating with vendors. She can help not just with the traditional wedding planning services, but also further aspects, such as negotiating vendors' contracts, handling scheduling conflicts, and otherwise keeping the event on track.

Chevrons and Champagne

Chevrons and Champagne is an Omaha wedding planner providing its services to clients in and around the city. The business's owner as well as its resident designer, Lindsay, always begins her relationship with its customers by sitting down with the couple to discuss their ideas, potential themes, budget, and other parameters. In addition to planning, Lindsay has extensive experience and skill at floral design, crafting invitations, and selecting furniture and decorations. Chevrons and Champagne's services are ideal for clients with a total budget of around $30,000.

Omaha, NE 68164

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Dream Big Events LLC

Dream Big Events LLC, based in Omaha, is an event and wedding planning service. Owner and Director Audra Pace works alongside Sarah Buck, a recent graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In the past, Dream Big Events LLC has planned and coordinated a broad variety of local events, from engagements, bachelor and bachelorette parties, and anniversary parties to fundraisers, corporate galas, baby showers, bridal showers, and birthday parties.

Limelight Expressions

Limelight Expressions, in Omaha, provides its local clients with not just event planning services but also photography and design options. The Better Business Bureau accredited company lets customers customize their bridal services package, selecting from options such as invitation help, ceremony coordination, and bridal shower planning. Because Limelight Expressions can also handle wedding photography and design, it is an especially suitable choice for clients seeking an all-in-one solution.

Pop, Fizz, Clink Events

Pop, Fizz, Clink Events, centered in Omaha, is an independent business with customers in and around the city taking advantage of its wedding and event planning services. Since sisters Kelsey Gassaway and Abby Parise opened the company in 2014, they have helped clients throughout the area, handling virtually every aspect of the ceremony and reception. Service packages range from day-of coordination to full-scale planning and event design. Free initial consultations are available for brides who are interested but want to sit down and discuss plans with the team before they commit.

Special Occasion by Design

Special Occasion by Design is an Omaha-based event planning and design service, producing weddings as well as fundraisers, galas, and other events. It was founded in 1998 by Tracey M. Fricke, who has since become a Certified Special Events Professional, a member of the International Special Events Society, and a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants. In total, Ms. Fricke has over two decades of experience in the events industry. Interested potential clients may reach out to Special Occasion by Design to schedule an initial consultation.

Taylor'd Weddings & Events

Taylor'd Weddings & Events, in Boys Town is a wedding planning business that performs the design, coordination, and execution work on local families' behalf. Free initial consultations are available. Wedding planner Tina Taylor is the company's owner and founder, handling the planning, not just for weddings but also corporate gatherings and other events, of any size. Since taking over the Omaha Bridal Showcase, an enormous gathering of industry professionals, in 2011, Ms. Taylor has developed relationships with vendors and design professionals from throughout the area.

Boys Town, NE 68010

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The Wedding Planner Omaha, LLC

At the Wedding Planner Omaha, LLC, veteran wedding and event planner Vernetta Kosalka has been helping people from throughout the area since 2009. Ms. Kosalka, an alumna of the College of Saint Mary, now has more than 200 weddings under her belt. In addition to weddings, she has planned hundreds of social and corporate gatherings, some with as many as 750 guests. The Wedding Planner Omaha, LLC has received "Couples' Choice Awards" from readers of WeddingWire, an honor granted to just 5% of professionals listed on the site.

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