“My husband and I planned our wedding in Vancouver on Grouse Mountain in July 2014, from out of town in Chicago where we live. We hired Kiri as our day-of-coordinator, back in February, after an initial Skype meeting to see if it was a match – right away, we loved Kiri! She is warm, affable, and very easy to get along with, while also inspiring confidence that she has the skills, connections, and expertise to pull off your event.
We met Kiri in person when we went to Vancouver to do some in town planning in April. She joined us for our site visit, and co-chaired the meeting with the Grouse coordinator. Even though she had never coordinated at Grouse before, it was clear she came prepared, organized, and knew exactly what she was doing; as a result, that meeting was extremely productive.
Just a few weeks prior to the big day, we met with her on Skype again to review what we had accomplished on our own since April, and to identify any gaps that she could assist with.
She attended our rehearsal 2 days prior, and then of course really worked hard the actual day of. I’m quite certain she was quietly and expertly doing a grillion things, and making stuff happen, unbeknownst to us. Even really small things that don’t occur to you to think of, she was there for eg. she made sure we ate, she tucked my comfy flip flops under the table at my seat for a discreet shoe change, etc. She was really hands and eyes on everywhere and everything!
Kiri is really great at the balance of being friendly and easy-going with you, then when she is with other vendors, she is efficient and professional in getting answers and details ironed out. Her communication is clear, thorough, and timely. She is an excellent support, with lots of helpful suggestions and recommendations. She is trustworthy and provides peace of mind. Thanks Kiri!!! Huge hugs!” -Andrea Lo (July 2014)
“Dear Kiri, Thank you so much for everything you did for us! We are so grateful for all of your hard work and for all of the knowledge & experience you so willingly shared with us. With all of that intangible info we honestly couldn’t have done it without you! We loved how easy you were to work with and you always made us feel like a priority – from the bottom of our hearts we thank you! Much love, Jon & Kim” -Jon + Kim Baba (March 2014)
“Kiri and her team of lovely coordinators was the best money I spent on my wedding! If I had to do the whole event over again Kiri’s service would be at the top of my list for things I couldn’t do without. I felt I could trust her completely. Her attention to important details kept my day running smoothly and on time, allowing me to spend my wedding day with my friends and family enjoying myself instead of worrying about anything because I knew Kiri was on top of everything. She even had little surprises throughout the day, like a glass of champagne awaiting me and my husband in the bridal room the moment after we finished the ceremony 🙂 Thank you to the Lovely Event Co team for being such an important part of my wedding and making the day as special as it was!” -Denise Hull (March 2014)
“Kiri, you made our special day run so smoothly! For all of those getting married, do NOT even think about have your wedding day without Kiri as your wedding day co-ordinator! Her and her team go above and beyond in every way. Kiri exceeded our expectations and is so LOVELY!” -Marlon Strang (September 2013)
“We hired Lovely Event Co. to provide coordination services on the day of our wedding. After sitting down with Kiri for an hour we knew that we would be able to hand off our wedding details, confident that our day was in capable hands. She is exactly what you want in a wedding coordinator – assertive, organized, tactful, and attentive to every detail. Above all, we appreciated her flexibility; Kiri and her company, Lovely Event Co., went above and beyond for us. Her behind the scenes magic was a huge part of what made our day so fabulous! We can’t thank her enough!” -Anna + Matt Stradiotti (May 2013)
“Dear Kiri, Words cannot fully express our immense gratitude for your contribution to our special day. You were the angel of organizing, keeper of the calm and a total woman of action and you had a huge impact on our day being completely stress free (not just for us, but especially the parents!) Thank you so much!” -Sarah Breen (August 2012)
“Yes…what Sarah said! Thanks heaps for all your help and love on our day of fun! You are a legend. Keep on rockin!” -Kevin Breen (August 2012)