Lii & Alex Degai
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Annie & Chris
Photo Credits: Simply Two Photography
Katrina & Greg
My wedding included 200 guests at the Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto. Although the hotel had a fantastic event coordinator on site already, Monaique was such a big help in offering her insight and assisting me with each and every detail that would randomly pop up, from design consultation to vendor negotiation. Right from the beginning, she totally made me feel comfortable and confident in her work. She was always ready and and very attentive to my high-maintenance needs :) Monaique developed an in-depth and detailed timeline that incorporated her realistic and trusted experience and insight that really provided me with a better idea of how the big day was going to be like. And, on the actual big day, if it wasn't for her I would have been completely off track with all the things we had to get done (i.e. Taking pictures with each table, cake cutting, etc). I would absolutely recommend her for planning your next major event!
Joanna & Jonathan
Monaique was my partial and day-of wedding coordinator for my SF wedding. We only met in person 5 days before my wedding day and have just been talking on the phone for months before our event. So that already shows the trust I have on her! She has this innate characteristic that just relaxes, calms and reassures me that everything would be fine for the wedding. This is one of the most important things for me (and the one trait I love most about her) as I was planning the wedding from Texas and constantly in panic the last months before wedding! She helped me finalize and negotiate our contract for the flowers just a few months before the wedding, which was a very big deal. And I was not disappointed. She went beyond her duties by lending her beautiful dessert bar platters, AND also arranging our dessert buffet that completed the look of our reception and it was all so elegant and pretty! She helped coordinate all the vendor set ups and the final look and arrangements at the reception and also helped manage our timeline. And she was constantly looking out for me and asking me what I needed during the reception. It was such a personalized, genuine and caring service. I would work with her again and we highly recommend her for any event you may have.
Megan & Nestor
My husband and I got married in May and we hired Monaique to help us coordinate our event. From our very first meeting, we knew we were in capable hands. She was quick to understand our vision, and was extremely responsive to our questions and requests. We could not be happier with her work. During the planning process, she helped us manage details that we never would have thought of. She helped us work with our vendors and was so creative-- she was never short on great ideas. The day of our wedding, everything went smoothly, largely thanks to her efforts. We didn't need to worry about a thing! She exhibits the perfect balance of professionalism, organization, and warmth. We thoroughly enjoyed working with her. Thank you Monaique for all you did for us to make our wedding day so special!!!
Briana & Shane
Monaique did a wonderful job helping along the way as well as with the day-of coordinating. Excellent advice, prompt responses and good communication with the vendors. I am so glad I was able to be so relaxed the day of the wedding! I really enjoyed myself and I know a lot of that is owed to her and her hard work. She made sure I approved everything, including the day-of when she felt it was vital. Thank you for everything, Monaique! You are a huge reason our big day was so perfect!
Linh & Andy
For every happy ending theres alway a story behind it and we definitely have one of those to share. We are extremely blessed to be able to find Monaique who came to save the day. We cannot thank Monaique enough to be willing to come board with short notice and we highly recommend her to any couples. She is definitely a superwoman. Our previous coordinator decides to bail on us 2 months before our wedding and stringing us along with no direction, without Monaique's professionism and well coordination, our wedding would not been smooth and well planned. Thank you Monaique for working with us smoothly and calming our pre-wedding jitters, thank you so much.
Janel & JR
I love you Monaique!!! You out did yourself, it wouldn't have been well put together if it wasn't for your incredibly devoted talented touch! You are magnificent wedding planner but most of all, because you are love! I'm very proud of you! You are such a sweet, kind person and you patience is remarkable. You have a big heart. Thank you very much for everything you have done! You are beautiful!
-Mother of the Bride
Pilar & Ben
Monaique was incredible, professional, sweet and made all the difference on our special day. She was on time when we first met, helped us with our day of timeline, contacted our vendors, and then followed through on the day working 14 hours and including personal touches like a survival kit on the wedding day and macaroons when we first met. She handled the day with poise and when issues came up while a bit nervous she made everything work to the best of her ability. I am a type A personality and was nervous to hire anyone other than myself as a day of coordinator but Monaique exceeded my expectations and I would recommend her to ANYONE getting married or having an event. She is a GEM!
Stefanie & Kevin
I decided to put a last minute that I wanted a day-of coordinator. I was uber stressed and felt a bit in over my head at this point because even as organized and detailed of a person I am (which I am).. my venue coordinator wasn't reading the details/instructions I had already provided them with etc. Anywho! In comes Monaique! She responds within 15 minutes of my posting along with a variety of others but she has great reviews. Next thing you know I am in the car running errands and decide she is the one - we call, chat, we meet the very same day! I handed over all of my info, she read through, contacted my other vendors to introduce herself and expertly executed my vision on the day-of! If you need someone - this is your gal.
She is a genuinely good-hearted person who is willing to help as much or as little as needed! Very professional, very easygoing and she knows what she's doing! Would definitely hire again for events in the future!
Katie & Darshan
We knew we wanted to work with Monaique right away--she was sweet yet professional, and nicely balanced her experience with our vision. She was very flexible, worked well with our vendors, and helped execute our design for the tables and reception hall. She made the whole day and experience run very smoothly. She was always on time, communicative when needed, and everyone really appreciated her energy.
As the bride, I am so glad I had someone to hand over the reigns to. I can't even imagine running my wedding without her. Thanks again, Monaique! You were fantastic.
Maisoon & Molham
Monaique made by wedding the best day ever. She took care of me and my Fiance, and made sure we needed anything during the wedding. She relieved any amounts of stress that we had. And made the wedding so beautiful with decorations On a budget.
Dean & Howard
Monaique was great she was very responsive, creative and experienced. Where she really excelled was on the day of our wedding. She got everything set up personally and there was a lot to organize. During the wedding she kept us all on schedule so things went very smoothly. We can't recommend her enough as she made our wedding a major success.
Pantea & Bobby
I was thrilled to be engaged, but the idea of having a wedding was terrifying. I was clueless as to what I wanted or where to even start, it was very overwhelming. Events by Monaique was recommended to me by a close friend. I decided to call and immediately fell in love with Monaique. She listened to what I had to say and based on my fragmented ideas she presented a few visions of weddings for me to choose from. The entire process was made easy by Monaique and before I knew it I was having a blast having her by my side while planning the wedding. The wedding day went without a hitch. Every single detail was taken care of by Monaique. I felt as though I was a guest having a blast at my own wedding. I had no worries but to just enjoy my new husband and my loved ones on the most important day of my life. Monaique took care of it all. Not only is she an amazing wedding/event planner, she brings a positive energy that gets everyone enthusiastic and excited about the process. I highly recommend her for anyone who is planning a wedding or an event.
Jaiden & Matt
Monaique, I actually don't know what I would have done without you. You made the whole process SO much easier, and made the day of my wedding FLAWLESS. It was so stress-free and on-time the whole day, and everyone and everything was where it needed to be. The wedding party thought were great (as did my mom). I love how you kept everything on time and everyone in line. You are so detail oriented, calm, bubbly and easy to work with. Thank you for willingness to do whatever it takes to make my vision a reality. You helped me make my day above and beyond anything I could have anticipated or expected.
Sarah & Ray
I was so happy to have Monaique on my side as we planned our wedding. We hired her as our day of coordinator, but I would say that she certainly went well above and beyond that role. She was always open to meetings and provided helpful advice and a sounding board for my ideas. I was most nervous about logistics on the day of the wedding, but she was totally there for me and my family. Not to mention she set the reception up beautifully! It was exactly what I had imagined. Thanks Monaique :)
Veronica & Micheal
Monaique, was my wedding planner and she was just amazing. My husband and I wanted something simple but nice & of course something that was within our budget. Well let me say the turn out was GREAT! When we first walked into our reception I was simply amazed of how beautiful and elegant everything looked. Simple and beautiful is what we got. Her assistant was very helpful as well. I will totally recommend Monaique. She literally catered to us and made our special day a beautiful memorable stress free day.
Emily & Eric
“I cannot say enough about Monaique! She is one of the best people I've met and she was an AMAZING planner. I felt so comfortable on our wedding day knowing she was there. I knew with her there it would be perfect, and it really was!”
Kit & Tim
We had the best night of our lives, Monaique was amazing, and most importantly our guests have not stopped raving that our wedding was the best they've ever attended. We were not only so grateful to work with such a talented professional but are so thankful to have gained a friend. Events by Monaique is the best around; don't waste your time going to anyone else!
Janel & Jon
Monaique is the perfect balance between creativity and control. She takes the time to understand the vision you have for your wedding, incorporating the most important details while contributing her own touches to enhance the artistry.
Elizabeth & Peter
Monaique was very responsive, professional, creative, and has an eye for detail. She went above and beyond with her services. I can't thank her enough for taking the stress out of the planning process and my wedding day!
Angie & Drew
I can honestly say the wedding day went perfectly and if there was a problem we had no idea. We were able to relax and focus on getting married without having to worry about a thing.
Brittany & Leo
I cannot thank Monaique enough for being such a wonderful planner. I wish I had hired her from the start. She was so calm and supportive and helped me carry out my vision. All our guests had a fantastic time and I couldn't have achieved that without her. I would recommend her any day !!!
Annie & Chris
I worked with Monaique as our "day-of" wedding coordinator, and I truly cannot say enough wonderful things about her! She was highly recommended and I can't imagine that anyone else could have done a better job. (As a side note, if you're hesitant about whether or not to use a day-of planner, DO IT!!! BEST decision we ever made -- we didn't have to worry about a thing on our big day, she personally saw that we enjoyed every minute of it). Monaique was so great to work with; she was very flexible and positive, and with great taste. I truly feel as though she went above-and-beyond the call of the "day-of" position that we hired her for; she helped recommend vendors to me, and answered so many questions I had along the way, never with any complaint and ALWAYS with great advice.
Heidi & Matt
Monaique, Thank you for managing my special day! Words cannot express the relief I had knowing you were by my side. Because of you I was able to enjoy every second of my wedding!
Alisa and Timothy
Monaique was amazing. She helped keep our stress and anxiety down while maintaining the most cheerful disposition. Her level of real professionalism cannot be matched. The day of the wedding she had to dealt with all of our vendors, guests, a nervous/anxious bride and groom and a very inebriated wedding party and did so without breaking a sweat. She is the best.
Megan & Andy
Monaique is AMAZING. She was able to maintain a jovial and fun attitude throughout every step of the process that so easily could have been stressful. Her insight was invaluable- she helped guide us through planning and executing our wedding and reception expertly and with anunbelievable amount of patience. She made the planning of the event fun, and made the execution swift and breezy. She was like an invisible hand making sure everything moved smoothly. I would heartily recommend Monaique to anybody who wants to have the best possible wedding experience.
Christina & Ron
Monaique from start to finish was nothing short of a true professional. She was very kind and very understanding to our needs. Every problem we had she was quick to offer an amazing solution. We honestly could not have done this without her. She turned my dreams into reality. Thank you many times over Monaique!
Ly & Alex
Monaique was our Day of Coordinator and she was amazing! We interviewed several different planners and went with Monaique because she was super professional but friendly, and some of our other vendors had worked with her before and had great things to say. Leading up to our wedding Monaique answered a lot of our questions and kept us on track, and our big meeting before the wedding helped us get organized and focused on what needed to get done. The Day Of she was incredible, always anticipating what we needed before we realized, answering all the bridal party and parents questions with definitive answers (in a nice way), and keeping us fully on schedule without us even realizing it, so my fiance and I could really enjoy every minute of our wedding. Would definitely recommend Monaique for anyone that is looking into a Day of/Partial/Full Planner, she was a pro and we are SO happy we worked with her!