16 total reviews
Where do I even begin on Sue Kelson? She demonstrates every attribute of what a professional event planner should be. Throughout the years, Sue has helped us plan a variety of events including a wedding, Christmas parties, major fundraisers and everything in between. Because of her expertise and supreme professionalism, from the moment when you first approach her to plan an event, until the last linen is removed, your experience is beyond all expectations. Her ability to put clients at ease and anticipate their needs and concerns puts her in a league of her own. In the end, we felt that we had the event planner of our dreams, but we also felt as though we had gained a friend! Her dedication and passion to the job is what will keep us coming back time and time again. Sue is more than a wedding planner – she is a life concierge!
From the first function, to the latest, you have always provided me with exciting events to plan! Every function we have done together has been different, starting with the wedding. I have enjoyed our working relationship and friendship over the ye...
Sue and Beverly are quite the team!! They are phenomenal at what they do, and you will be very pleased you selected Sue Kelson Events. They are extremely professional, prompt (in returning calls/emails and getting stuff done), knowledgeable, creative, and easy to work with. They know their etiquette and can help plan, down to the smallest of details, every part of an event. They helped to create a wedding of my dreams, even when I never really envisioned what my wedding would look like. I highly recommend them :)
What a beautiful bride you were, and a elegant woman! Having known your mother for years, I would expect nothing but the most positive and charming daughter. It was such a pleasure to help plan your wedding...you were stunning!
I had the most awesome wedding reception EVER, which I have dubbed, "My Party!"
My husband and I met with Sue Kelson several times to go over everything, and I mean everything! Sue covered every last detail (things we didn't even think about). Sue listened to us, really listened to us, asked lots of questions and made suggestions, many of which we implemented. She kept in constant contact with us which was so appreciated and my stress level was kept at a minimum. I was one of those really organized, obsessed, wanting to be in control brides with a binder that went everywhere with me and never left my sight. I was thrilled when Sue had all my information, contact numbers, etc at her fingertips as well!
I KNEW I was in good hands and I was right! It was at the rehearsal dinner I turned over the reigns completely to Sue. I was not the least bit apprehensive in doing so either. I was so confident MY DAY was going to be perfect and Sue would see to it...She did, without fail! Every single detail, large, down to teeny tiny was done! I did not have to do anything except get ME ready! I remained calm the entire day, because in Sue's gentle voice, she would inform me of where and what was happening next. A gentle touch on the shoulder, a whisper in my ear, a slight nod of the head, Sue was there! We had lots of stuff going on at "My Party"...guest greeting, food, photo booth...etc. I did absolutely nothing except have the time of my life! My husband and I DID have the perfect reception...Sue saw to it. The tables were beautiful, food fantastic, lighting perfect, timing for cake etc was done at the best time (and not at my doing as Sue kept everything flowing perfectly!) lots of laughter and the smile never left my face!
I have nothing but praise for Sue Kelson Events! Sue was everywhere, tending to everything, but funny thing is, I don't recall seeing her other than when she would tap my shoulder and whisper my ear "it's time for..." I know she was busy behind the scenes keeping the reception going.
In fact, our 200 guests are still talking about "My Party." Everyone is saying it was the wedding/reception of the century and the best one they have attended! SUCCESS!
If you want your event to be perfect, Sue is your lady! Her experience, calm demeanor, gentle voice and ability to take care of every detail is priceless!
I cannot express my gratitude and appreciation towards Sue. She's amazing and I am forever grateful for her.
Thank you Sue Kelson!
One of my all time favorite Brides! The wedding was such a success, as you were so wonderful to work with, and so organized! I love an organized Bride. You did so many special touches...just loved the travertine coasters, and all the other special...
Sue Kelson Events helped plan my wedding and I could not have done it without her help! Sue and her team took over all the details, so I did not have to worry about a thing. As I was finishing my studies in NYC, I had little time to plan, and it’s also very hard to plan a wedding long distance. Sue and her team worked with my parents in Dallas to find my venue, florist, and band. It was an amazing night, and my husband and I enjoyed every moment, not worrying about one single detail. Sue told me when it was time for pictures, time to cut the cake, time to dance, and even made sure our reception site had a meal waiting for us when we arrived! We ate before we went into the reception, which was brilliant, as we were both so hungry! I would recommend Sue Kelson Events for your wedding or any special family party!
Planning a wedding while you are finishing college is never easy...but you made it delightful! I so enjoyed working with your mom, and I hope when you are in town, you always stop by to say hello! We can go down memory lane talking about your stunn...
Sue Kelson Events helped me plan my daughter's wedding from start to finish. I am a very busy mom who did not have time to look for a reception site, or a florist, and Sue found my daughter the perfect site! She listened to what my daughter wanted for her wedding, and she followed through on every detail. She was helpful to me, as she always returned my calls right away, or answered my emails within just a few hours, even on the weekend. On the day of the wedding, I knew I did not have to worry about anything, as Sue checked on all the vendors in advance, making sure everything was in place. The wedding was perfect, and my daughter was very happy! I would highly recommend Sue and her team!
It was our pleasure! You made it easy, and we could not wait for your daughter's wedding day...and what a stunning bride she was! I am looking forward to helping you with your other daughter...in a few years :)
I can only say superlatives to the way Ms. Kelson and her assistant Beverly handled the rehearsal and the WEDDING including reception. They handled everything so I as father of the Bride really only had to walk daughter down the isle leaving me to mingle with the guests. Anticipated everything without missing a beat
Beverly and I were so happy on your daughter's wedding day! She was gorgeous, and you and your wife looked so happy! Being able to enjoy the evening without worries is our goal. You were the perfect host to your guests, and we were honored to be a ...
Sue did a wonderful job planning & executing our wedding reception. Prior to our official entrance, she carted my wife and I off to her office where 2 complete place settings awaited us (along with Advil & our favorite beverages). This was a nice touch because we were able to relax & eat before being bombarded by guests! Sue also expertly dispatched pesky children that were running around which ensured our photos we nice & memorable. Details like these (and many more) that most people, my wife and I included, never even think about is what makes Sue the perfect choice to handle your wedding and/or reception.
I remember your wedding like it was yesterday! You two are some of the nicest people I've met, and not to mention...funny! We laughed and laughed during the planning process! And now I have two new friends with both of you...love always seeing the...
Ms. Kelson is a true professional. Her many years of event planning experience at a variety of venues makes her the perfect choice to plan any type of event. We've used Ms. Kelson to plan five-star corporate events as well as holiday parties, private birthday parties and large-scale political fundraisers. She has top-notch contacts she can leverage for any imaginable service you may need. When we have an upcoming event, our first call is always to Sue Kelson Events to get the ball rolling. In addition to our company needs, Sue Kelson was also instrumental in my personal wedding planning. On short notice, she secured a venue and planned an extraordinary wedding and reception that we will always cherish. I would recommend her services to all of my closest friends and colleagues.
You are always such a joy to work with! From all the different types of parties that we have planned, you are always so organized. Together we take the party to a new level! And...I love that you and your husband are now my friends - it's nice to h...
I wanted a destination wedding which was a bit scary in the beginning. Then I got in touch with Sue Kelson to help coordinate the long distance event. She worked directly with the hotel, photographer, florist, musicians, and even the minister. Once Sue was working with me, I had no more fears. She is the ultimate professional. She knows what you want before you do! Her attention to detail is every woman's dream come true. If not for Sue I would have been a nervous wreck with all the details. She even took care of a bouquet crisis without batting an eye!!! The woman can do everything! You can trust her. The fact that Sue was there allowed me to really focus on enjoying the entire day as every bride should.
What a fabulous wedding you had in Hawaii! From the flowers, to your dress, and of course, the family, the setting could not have been more perfect! I think we should "renew your vows" in 5 years! Aloha :)
Sue Kelson is in the process of helping me plan one of the most important events in my life - my wedding. I was so overwhelmed at the daunting task ahead of me. When I contacted Sue, she immediately put me at ease which enabled me to finally relax and enjoy the adventure. Sue's recommendations and contacts have been spot-on. Any time I have a question, she has responded immediately. She helps me think through what my vision is and then puts it to paper. I feel like she really cares that every detail is addressed. I would be lost without her. I know that when my wedding day arrives, she will be holding my hand every step of that day.
I can't wait until next August for your wedding! You have been such a fun, and funny bride to work with...I look forward to every meeting, as I know we will be laughing while planning! I feel I have made a new friend :)
I had my wedding at a local country club in 2009. Sue Kelson was the wedding planner and she was fantastic! Every detail was handled with the utmost professionalism and attention. Everything was perfect! We met a few times before the big event to line out what I wanted. She was on hand for the entire event, all the way to seeing us to our limo at the end of the night. The ceremony was perfect, and the reception was a blast. People are still telling me what a great time they had!! Thanks Sue!!
Thank you! You were such a beautiful bride, and so nice to work with! I still think of your wedding from time to time - you did not miss a single detail, and it showed! It was fabulous :)
I would highly recommend Sue Kelson events for your wedding with no reservations. Very organized and attention to details. She can think of things that did not even cross our minds for wedding arrangement. Very experienced and you just feel an amazing confidence working with Sue and the peace of mind that you need especially as you get closer to the big day! She is a wonderful, professional wedding planner with a real passion for what she does! We were extremely happy with her!
Thank you for such kind words! Looking forward to October :)
First class all the way! From the selection of the venue and the food to her recommendation for the flowers...awesome! She was very organized and easy to work with...no stone unturned. The best thing for me as the mother of the bride was that I could relax and really enjoy my daughters wedding. I would recommend Sue Kelson Events for any large or small gathering! Simply the best!
I've never seen a bride more happy than your daughter! What a wonderful day it was! Many thanks :)
Sue Kelson Events is my "go to" resource for any special event that I have planned! Building a relationship with Sue Kelson Events has ensured a wonderful, personal touch to each of our milestone family celebrations. Hiring a professional to coordinate and oversee the details of planning, budgeting, and getting creative is the smartest thing I've ever done! I can sit back, enjoy the moments and watch the event unfold! I'm always amazed to see the concept that we've worked on together come to life. Sue's experience, expertise in event planning and sense of fun gives my events that special touch that opens the door for those sweet, lifelong memories.
Each event we've worked on together has been such fun! From the birthday parties to the graduation events, we have been honored to be a part of your family celebrations! Now...on to the wedding :)
You will not get a better wedding planner than Sue! She is the best as what she does!
We have always had a blast working together on the corporate dinners and awards parties! And now, the baby shower! You do keep me busy :)
In the past Sue Kelson has helped me with many events! I have seen the results of her work and expertise from anything from weddings to formal dinner parties to award ceremonies and more! I couldn't have chosen a more reliable, organized and personable expert. She handles any situation professionally and calmly and to top it off she is fun to work with - not to mention her honest opinions helped steer me in the right direction for every event.
It's always been so much fun to work with you! Hope you can stop by my new office soon!
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Hospitality is an Art
Details, details, details! When you hire Sue Kelson Events, not one detail will be overlooked. Organization and anticipating your needs are trademarks of her team. Sue has 30 years of hospitality experience, and a B.S. in Hotel and Restaurant Management. This team's passion is planning weddings!
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- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2014