Angelique Sobschak is known for her previous ownership of a model and talent agency, which she ran for six years. During this time Angelique developed her talents in planning fundraisers and special business events.
For more than fifteen years Angelique has coordinated a number of weddings, ranging in size from small gatherings of friends and family with budgets of a few thousand dollars, to large gala events for hundreds of guests with generous budgets. A graduate of the Niagara College visual promotions program, and various business and marketing courses, Angelique offers a unique mix of event planning, visual appeal and customer service.
Many consultants organize social events, corporate events and weddings, however this recipient of the Niagara Region "40 Under 40 Business Achievement Award" in 2006 finds assisting couples in planning their wedding is her passion. It is the one thing that she loves doing and doing it well is what sets her apart.
David Vallee is a boutique event planner and caterer who employs freelance florists, audio/video specialist, designers, musicians, party planners, chefs, servers and bartenders. David provides one-stop shopping or singular planning services for his clients. His company’s primary business is weddings, corporate events and fundraisers.
David has a genuine passion for the party planning business, particularly weddings. He has worked for two prominent catering companies before opening his own in early 2004. He strives for excellence and professionalism with each event he takes on, no matter the size or budgetary constraints of a couple or client.
Because of David’s reputation and the firm’s diversification strategy, David Vallee has become one of the most well-known event planners and caterers in Toronto.
Karina Lemke knows planning a wedding can be a stressful and time consuming venture.
She is a seasoned wedding professional who will never let you make the wrong choice. She guides her clients through the process from start to finish, and enjoys adding special flare to their day with new innovative ideas.
Karina prides herself on planning intimate backyard weddings as well as opulent high-end extravaganzas. Karina’s strong celebrity base including Kate Hudson and Cher, adore her contemporary, garden-inspired floral designs.
Karina's 'tell it like it is' attitude is refreshing. She is able to connect with her brides and help them to tie in the many pieces of their weddings so that they’re happy with the end result. She prefers to think of herself as a wedding architect or wedding concierge. Her extensive background in floral design is an asset as she is able to negotiate the confusing world of wedding design and decor.
David Connolly is a highly experienced specialist in Event Entertainment Production. He has garnered a unique expertise and industry-wide, global reputation for achieving outstanding results in the conceiving, implementing and managing of corporate, community and private events. A 15-year extensive, practical knowledge of both the 'show' and the 'business' has led him to strike deep and resonant chords within the special event / entertainment community.
David and his team have a recognized reputation in the industry for delivering the highest production values for the best possible cost, for handling short-lead projects and for on-time, on-budget deliveries for your wedding day.
Some of David’s celebrity client base includes: Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss, Roberto Cavalli, Bob Mackie, Vivienne Westwood, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrara, Lida Beday, Betsy Johnson, Patti LaBelle, Eartha Kitt, RuPaul and Regis Philbin.
Heidi Allen has worked in the wedding planning industry for over 15 years. Her clients know that they’re in good hands when she’s on the scene. Her outgoing, honest and warm personality makes this well respected professional shine in every scenario.
Heidi, known as the "Wedding Etiquette Guru" heads her own bridal magazine as well as running the largest bridal salon in the Niagara, Ontario region. In addition, Heidi has an extensive background in wedding day photography which has helped her take her expertise in wedding planning from behind the lens to capture photos her clients can cherish forever.
Heidi Allen’s career ambitions have led her to become more than just a businesswoman, a wife and mother. After winning the "40 Under 40 Business Achievement Award" in 2006 clearly her popularity has increased proving that she’s a professional beyond her years.
From her early onset into business she had a vision. Through hard work, commitment and professionalism all of this has come true.