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Greater Good Events Reviews
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Reviewed On 9/06/2016 by Danielle R
Ellen at Greater Good Events was a lifesaver! My husband and I had our wedding on July 9th at Waterloo Village in New Jersey and we used Ellen’s day-of coordinating service. A couple of weeks before the wedding I handed over all of my day of de...
Response from the Vendor on 09/06/2016
It was such a pleasure working with both of you and your families! I loved being a part of your special day and knowing that it was everything you dreamed of is the reason I love my job!! I would do it again in a heartbeat!
Reviewed On 10/17/2017 by Allysa T
Ellen and her team absolutely blew us away on our wedding day! They went above and beyond to make sure not only us but ALL of our bridal party and guests were taken care of! We had 180 guests with a church ceremony at 3PM and reception at 7PM. ...
Reviewed On 3/05/2017 by justin D
Ellen & Co. instilled a warm sense of focus, supreme attentiveness to detail and leadership awareness, from the onset. She made us feel like the only clients in the world since our initial chat, until the lead up of the event. She created value...
Reviewed On 10/24/2018 by Jane L
It's safe to say that without Ellen, my wedding would've been a disaster. And that might even be an understatement. My wedding was essentially 2 events in 1 as we had a traditional Korean & Christian Aspect, as well as a themed after-party with...
Reviewed On 10/21/2018 by Esli L
Ellen at Greater Good Events was exactly who I needed for my special day. I was recently married at The Barrow Mansion in Jersey City. Ellen helped me through the entire process. She is not only kind and talented, she is extremely professional....
Response from the Vendor on 10/22/2018
Esli! Your wedding was absolutely beautiful and our team loved being a part of your special day! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to work with you.
Reviewed On 10/20/2018 by Daniella A
As soon as we met Ellen, we knew she was the wedding planner for us. She immediately understood that we wanted an understated Brooklyn wedding and she had experience with Jewish weddings. Her warm personality was immediately apparent. Early on ...
Response from the Vendor on 10/22/2018
Thank you Daniella and Chris! It was great working with you both and your wedding day turned out beautifully! Wishing you both the very best!
Reviewed On 8/16/2018 by Bora C
Ellen is super easy and great to work with. We hired Greater Good Events as our wedding planner and they were great with managing tasks and handling coordinating. Ellen personally was so fun and has an easy, soothing energy. We had a wedding of...
Response from the Vendor on 08/16/2018
We loved working with you and your family! It was such a fun day, and you two were amazing! Congrats again :)
Reviewed On 8/08/2018 by Harriet S
So happy we made the decision to hire this planner. She was so easy to work with and took a lot of the stress onto her shoulders before, during and and even at the end of the wedding. Even though everything was all ready decided, their presenc...
Response from the Vendor on 08/08/2018
Thank you so much Harriet! It was an absolute pleasure working with you and your family.
Reviewed On 6/03/2018 by Caitlin S
Hiring Ellen was one of the best decisions we made while planning our wedding! We hired her for month-of coordination. She helped us navigate the intricacies involved in creating an event of this magnitude. We came to her with all of our questi...
Response from the Vendor on 06/04/2018
Thank you!! We loved working with you both, and bringing your beautiful vision to life!! xo
Reviewed On 1/06/2018 by Rachel P
Ellen was a lifesaver. Upon meeting her, she immediately put us at ease. She was super flexible and open to taking phone calls at odd hours across timezones (we live in CA, but planned our wedding in NJ). Having someone on the ground during the...
Response from the Vendor on 06/04/2018
Thank you so much! We loved working with you both!
Reviewed On 11/29/2017 by Megan F
We began looking for a wedding coordinator at the very last minute and came across Greater Good Events. Ellen and her team were exceptional and went above and beyond all of our expectations. She dealt with a challenging venue coordinator and ...
Reviewed On 7/23/2017 by Alexandra S
Ellen and her team were amazing! She made sure our wedding day ran smoothly and was very helpful in the weeks leading up to our wedding. She made us feel at ease and went above and beyond what we were expecting in her services.
Response from the Vendor on 07/24/2017
Thank you! We loved working with you both, and making your day easy and seamless! Wishing you all the best!
Reviewed On 5/18/2017 by Terri J
What can I say about Ellen (and her assistant Rachel) other than they saved the day. I hired her as my wedding-day coordinator but she not only helped me with items leading up to the day, but also the day after.
Of course there would be a fre...
Response from the Vendor on 05/18/2017
Terri! Thank you for the warm review! It was wonderful working with you two and even with the rain, it was an amazing day. We loved being able to make your wedding day and keep it all together. Congratulations to the both of you!
Reviewed On 3/22/2017 by Connie J
I contacted Ellen when I was feeling the most alone during my wedding planning process, when I felt so strongly that the event coordinator who was assigned to me by my wedding venue did not have my best interests at heart, and I’m so so glad I...
Response from the Vendor on 03/22/2017
Connie, we loved working with you to make your special day amazing! Your creativity was endless, and I loved being there to ensure your vision was fully executed!
Reviewed On 2/14/2017 by Rachel H
Ellen was our coordinator for our wedding. She was amazing from the day I first spoke with Ellen I knew she knew what she was talking about and everything would be above expectation. She helped give me ideas on how I could add special touche...
Response from the Vendor on 02/15/2017
Thank you! It was such a pleasure working with Rachel and her fiancee and family! It was an amazing day and we can't wait to work with them all again soon!
Reviewed On 11/27/2015 by Knottie2639194
We are so lucky to have found Ellen to help us with a graduation event for a new nonprofit!
Ellen was courteous, understanding, tireless and incredibly helpful in all aspects of our event's planning, execution and follow-up.
I am certain ...
Reviewed On 11/02/2015 by Knottie1446480269
As a close family friend at the wedding, I can say that Ellen made the event fun, beautiful, and appear seamless! It was a great event, with so much less stress for all of the family involved. She handled all of the last minute changes with eas...
Response from the Vendor on 11/03/2015
Thank you so much, that means a lot to me! It was a great wedding and everyone was so much fun! They hardly needed me. It was really wonderful to have a couple that loved the community giving portion, we planned accordingly and there wasn't a l...
Reviewed On 8/20/2015 by Knottie1440077914
As the mother of a difficult and finicky bride, I worked with Ellen Hockley as a consultant, and what a huge help she was. She was able to help guide us in everything from invitations to logistics, from food to room setup, negotiating hotel blo...
Response from the Vendor on 11/02/2015
Thank you for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure working with you, and your family. I always love a new and unique experience. I hope to have another opportunity to work with you again soon.
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