“One of the best wedding planners in Toronto”
-TorontoLife.com 2013 ‘Wedding Guide: the best Toronto wedding planners
Great Events is a full-service event planning company that brings you creativity, organization, and attention to detail for all budgets.
Editor’s Note: for this Best Weddings in Toronto Spotlight, we had the pleasure of interviewing Toronto wedding planner Liz, from Great Events.
Where have you been featured?
TorontoLife.com’s 2013 ‘Wedding Guide: the best Toronto wedding planners’, BizBash Reader’s Choice Awards: Nominated as Social Event Planner of 2012
What types of weddings do you specialize in?
Happy Weddings. Whatever makes the brides and grooms happiest.
Why do couples love working with you?
Weddings are dream events. Every bride and groom deserves their dream wedding. Listening to your wishes is where we start. Then we help with designing your big day. Ideas, themes, finding the perfect venue, music and entertainment, menu planning, invitations and the ceremony. We help you create a day filled with unforgettable moments.
What do you love most about being a wedding planner?
The Wedding Day. Especially when the day runs so flawlessly and beautifully, I almost feel like a wedding crasher on a perfectly well-orchestrated event!
How did you get started?
It was just a dream. I remember thinking when planning my own wedding how amazing it would be to do this for a living. And then I discovered it is a real profession. Took the courses, (just to be sure and certified), opened up Great Events and voila!
What budget range do you cater to?
We work with all budgets
What typically happens at the beginning of the process when someone contacts you?
The most common question is “what are your rates?” It’s understandable as they have just embarked on a spending spree by signing up for a wedding.
We couldn’t have done any of it without you – all those months of helping us with every choice, big and small, encouraging us, calming my fears about my family, responding to a thousand emails and phone calls at odd hours, not only from us, but from various members of J’s family, and doing all of it with unflagging kindness, patience, and a beautiful smile… it’s a superhuman achievement. I don’t think we can thank you enough, but I felt like I had to at least make a start. Thank you Liz – you made our wedding!
-J & E