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First and foremost, CONGRATULATIONS on this special time in your life! From the magical moment you become engaged, leading right up to your Wedding Day, you will likely experience a roller coaster ride of emotions: From complete bliss and excitement all the way to pressure over budget. We believe that every couple deserves to enjoy this experience and are comprehensively dedicated to taking the complexities out of your planning equation. Whether you are a dynamic duo who simply needs a Month-Of Coordinator, a destination wedding or multicultural couple with questions at every angle, a busy power couple with zero time to plan, or you simply want the all-star Full Planning treatment, Marquette Avenue Events is equipped with all of the resources that you will need. So kick back, relax and enjoy the wedding of your dreams!

With luxury planning experience since 2004, Marquette Avenue Events was founded by Brianne Garritano in 2011 with the intention of offering a truly customized approach to planning as well as aligning the needs of her clients with her network of event partners for the best possible fit. Her expertise is vast and from coordinating wedding and events of 1500+ attendees, all the way to intimate elopements, Brianne and her team are equipped with a strong knowledge base and artistic vision to make every experience for clients exquisitely styled, timeless and executed flawlessly. They are known for their devout work ethic, strong detail-orientation, successful client and vendor relationships - over a decade in the making!

For Team MAE, the wedding planning threshold is limitless! It's easy to get lost and even a bit overwhelmed in the wide stratosphere that has become events and weddings these days. Marquette Avenue Events is dedicated to the art of story telling and aims to provide clients insight and inspiration along the way. Their vision has been regarded as "off-the-charts", but the overaching goal is grounded and very simple: To provide their esteemed couples with essential tools and take-a-ways to elevate their celebration to the next level. All this while creating memories to hold onto long after your big night has ended.


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By rrbaldi
I used their services for my wedding

My wife and I were both so happy we went with Brianne, Diana and the rest of the team at Marquette Avenue Events to plan our March 2019 Chicago wedding.  We went with the full wedding planning package and were introduced to the best of the best of Chicago's wedding vendors.  The suggestions on every aspect from venue to design to music to photography/videography and everything else we needed helped us put on an event that we loved and our guests of all ages raved about.  Thoughtful suggestions, attention to detail and extreme professionalism were all part of the package.  Day of coordination for both our rehearsal dinner and reception was seamless.  We were able to focus on having fun in the moment with our guests.  I would definitely hire them again if I ever needed to coordinate another big party and hope to have the opportunity to do so sometime soon.  Thanks for everything again Brianne and team.  - Robert

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By sfstadler
I used their services for my wedding

It was the best decision to work with Brianne and her team at Marquette Avenue Events. I didn't know how much we needed a planner until we had one! She is professional and no request is greeted with any hesitation. Because of her team, our families were able to enjoy the day without worrying about any details, timing, or logistics. I would recommend her 10x over!! Thank you MAE!

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By meredithlmeyers
I used their services for my wedding

One of the best decisions we made throughout a year and a half of wedding planning was enlisting the help of Brianne and MAE. She was an absolute dream to work with and my family and I are still blown away by how seamless and perfect she made our wedding day. She was professional, organized, extremely responsive, and did an incredibly impressive job of commanding a room full of vendors, bridal party, and family. When my husband and I reflect on our wedding day, our standout memory is being able to fully enjoy one another and our loved ones - while never once having to stress about logistics or coordinating vendors. I cannot recommend Brianne and her team highly enough.

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