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Event Planning & Event Design Services Distinct Event Planning wants each client who seeks our customized, full-service planning and design services to experience just that – a beautiful, relaxed and worry-free event.
Whether it is a holiday party for 10 or a corporate event for 500, Distinct Event Planning has what it takes to deliver an amazing event. Be a guest at your own event and let us handle all of the details. We offer Premier Planning and Design services catered to your fashion and budget. Celebrate in style!
Ain’t no way you can lose with the friends you choose
Never lower your standards or your prices
When you're working with DEP, you don't have to be afraid to push the boundaries, grow your wish list, and walk on the wild side! We can make your wildest dream - whether it's a safari or Tuscan vineyard theme - a reality!
What would you like to see turned into an event theme? Share with us in the comments!
With any event, it's important to create cohesion and have every element work together to bring your vision to life - even the location!
From the table settings to the ambience to the decor and everything in between, every aspect of an event should be carefully thought out and traced back to that inspiration discussed in the initial consultation.
Don't let any detail be an afterthought - reach out to our experienced team at DEP and trust that every detail will fit your vision!
November is right around the corner, and for many, that means those long-awaited final semesters are coming to a bitter sweet end! Celebrate those December grads in a BIG way, and let DEP get the planning started today!
Tag a grad ready for December! Congratulations to all! 🎓
Did you know that DEP will schedule venue tours and walk-thru's to help you find the perfect location for your event?
📍 We know the importance of a quality venue, and we know the value it has in establishing the ambiance you're hoping for! This is a great example of a company ready to party - and we found the perfect setting for their New Orleans-themed banquet.
Where would you love for your company to throw a party this year? Drop your answers in the comments!
So why hire Distinct Event Planning? What makes us 'distinct' from other event planners? 😉
☑️ 20 years of event planning experience
☑️ Commitment to fulfilling every client's “dream come true” with each incredible event
☑️ Passion for delivering the ultimate guest experience from start to finish
☑️ Pride in perfecting the details, creating unforgettable visuals and making every moment feel effortless and stress-free
So what are you waiting for? Message us today and let's get started! 🖤
SWEET, it's Friday! 🍫🍭🍬
This Candy Crush-themed gathering is the perfect example of how even small gatherings can have a BIG impact.
Whether you are needing assistance with that birthday surprise, baby shower, or elaborate company holiday party - there is no theme too complicated or vision that can't be realized.
Part of the DEP difference is how we get to know YOU and personalize an event to reflect who you are. Visit our website and see our other gorgeous events and how we can get yours started today!
Music is a POWERFUL thing, and can really set the tone of any event. 🎼
Be it through a gorgeous string ensemble, an energetic DJ, or a talented pianist, DEP knows exactly what your event needs!
This surprise birthday tea took place at the historic Kelton House Museum and Garden, and the talented string trio's tunes were the perfect accompaniment to a memorable day.
Do you prefer live instruments or a DJ? Vote in the comments below! 🎶
Details, details, details. 🔎
The form, the function, the seating, the signage - there's more that goes into an event than meets the eye, which means that it's vital to start planning early!
Bringing your vision to life will take longer than you think, which is why planning early is one of our top tips when it comes to event planning. 📝
Don't leave yourself scrambling at the last minute - message us today and let's start creating your next big event or soiree!
We interrupt your scrolling to bring you a gorgeous wedding throwback to Camille and Rickey's special day! 💐
DEP expertly blended white and ivory florals with soft curtain lighting to create a feast for the senses, made even more beautiful by the lights and colors of the city skyline.
Double tap if you love this vibe. 🖤
Not only is a theme a great way to spark creativity and create cohesion, but it will also be a true spectacle for attendees!
This sweet event we created with Fairy Goodmothers transported attendees to a Tuscan sunset and made it possible for teens in the community to have gorgeous, gently-owned gowns to wear to their proms. 👗
It also gave attendees their own night to remember! ✨
Does your company or organization have a fundraiser or benefit we can help organize and STYLE? Message us today!
Who is ready to deck the halls? 🎄
We are 14 short weeks away from Christmas, which means it's time to get your holiday ball on the books!
If you are hoping to celebrate your holidays in style this year with your friends, family, or company - contact DEP today! Gift the people in your life with the Distinct style you expect from DEP.
ACTIVITY and WELLNESS is a trend many industries are incorporating into their events, and DEP is here for it! We are excited to help you create a space and time for MOVEMENT during your next corporate or private gathering.
Here are some fun ways to add that wellness component you're missing:
💃🏾 Zumba or Dance Instruction
🎲Yard Games or Yard Game Tournaments (inflatables, corn-hole, washers, etc.)
And if you're local, Empowered Planners Society is hosting a Health & Hustle Symposium next month! If you're looking for more insights into the importance of health and wellness, click the link below and grab your ticket today. 💪🏾
I'm currently out of the office traveling to Cincinnati, Ohio as our team will execute the Supplier Diversity Exchange for the . We'll be back in the office on Friday. Thanks to Evin for holding the office down until we return.
It can be easy to get lost in the world of table design and decor when planning an event, but don't forget the food! 🍽️
Catering is an important part of any event, which is why DEP walks you through the process of selecting a delicious menu tailored to your event needs. From small bites to full course meals, we work closely with talented caterers near and far to bring a TASTE-ful addition to your occasion.
What food is a must-have for your next event? Share with us in the comments! 😋
Who's ready for football season?! 🏈
Whether you are gearing up for a great season with your favorite team, celebrating a milestone birthday, or ringing in a new season of retirement - let DEP take your football-themed gathering to new heights.
What team are YOU rooting for this fall? Let us know in the comments!
(Bet you can't guess who we will be rooting for! 😉)
When the NBA and Hennessey say it's time to party - you listen! 🤩
This event during the NBA All-Star Weekend was one our team will never forget. Take this as your sign to get your company back to the PARTY and celebrate your team AS a team.
Like and share if you agree! 🖤
PS: The NBA, y'all! Still swooning over this remarkable opportunity! 🏀
Kingdom Entrepreneurs! We’re a WHOLE movement! Let’s gooooooooooo!
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”"
- Joshua 1:9 NIV
DEP has the pleasure of getting to partner with some amazing philanthropic organizations. One of these that we value so much is the Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio! 🖤
This group of experienced professionals cares deeply about the people and communities in which they live and serve, and DEP is a firm believer in their cause!
The Workforce Development Board not only helps with job placement in its communities, but it also offers workforce strategies, help with training and development, and even provides insight from their labor market research! DEP is joining forces, and planning a 1-day conference coming Spring of 2023 to help with professional development and educational workshops for attendees.
Like and follow our friends at Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio and show them some love in the comments to say thank you for all they do!
Corporate events are the perfect place to display the outstanding logo and marketing material that ties your company together.
DEP Tip: Look for blank spaces that you can customize with your logo - even chairbacks! Decals on windows, floors, or even bathroom mirrors are other ways to creatively brand your event with the company you are all proud to be part of.
Gifting customized favors are another great way to not only create a cohesive design for your event, but also to engage your guests and give them something to remember you by. 🎁
Like and share if you agree that customization is a TREAT!
❓ Corporate incentive travel is suspended still, right?
❌ WRONG! Travel has been reopened for quite some time! It might look different and have more regulations, but DEP is on top of it all.
DEP can plan your corporate events stateside OR afar! We can book travel, hotel accommodations, conference space, and MORE! Let our team take the stress out of your return to corporate travel - we know the in's and out's of post-Covid requirements, leaving only the FUN stuff left for YOU to do.
Message us today if you're ready to TAKE FLIGHT! ✈️
When the industry said 'think outside the box', DEP understood the assignment!
This event for Brianna and Theo blended creativity with class perfectly while also capturing their personalities in new and exciting ways. If you are looking to add creativity or a fresh perspective to your guestbook, color scheme, or decor, our team can make it a reality. 🖤
What is an 'out of the box' idea you'd love at your next event? Tag us in a stand-out trend you're loving right now!
Bring on the fun and festivities, because it's finally Friday! 🥳
We had the incredible pleasure of creating this bright and sweet event for the Columbus, OH Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc and it was such fun getting to tap into our inner child and create a spectacular event for the kids.
How do you plan on SPRINKLING fun into your weekend? Let us know in the comments, and from all of us at DEP, have a safe and fun three-day weekend!
IT'S FINALLY HERE! 👏🏿
Today kicks off the 2022 CEO Arise Conference!
Leaders from all over the country will be preparing to take the stage to provide you with prayer, worship, prophetic impartation, business workshops, networking, VIP lunches and dinners, and so much more!
Who's going?! 👇🏿
We interrupt your afternoon scrolling to bring you a wedding throwback from Kelsey and Nick's wedding that was sweet in all the best ways.
This Tuscan style wedding took place on a family estate and allowed our team to display the versatility of design and style DEP is known for! We can add our distinct touch to anything ranging from bold, glitz and glamour to romantic, rustic charm.
Put our team to the test today, and let us know what STYLE your next event is looking for. ✨
We’ve added another certification for Distinct Event Planning! We are now a certified Minority Business Enterprise with the State of Ohio!
We are officially certified in both the private and public sectors! Let’s gooooooooooo!! 🙌🏽
Is your business expanding? Are you planning a relaunch or opening for after the holidays? Let DEP help you roll out the red carpet in style for this exciting endeavor! 🥳
Your team already has plenty on their plates, so let US take care of your opening, launch, or company celebration and you can officially mark this item off your list! ✔
We love when we find a partnership that shares the values of DEP. Community, families, education, and employment are at the core of Omega Community Development Corporation-CDC's mission and we we are thrilled to be planning their 25th Anniversary Gala this fall in Dayton, Ohio!
We are so thankful for the opportunity to celebrate 25 years of Omega CDC's efforts to equip their community with the resources, tools, and opportunities to break the cycle of generational poverty and achieve self-sufficiency through education, employment, economic development, and advocacy.
We wholeheartedly support their mission and can't wait to bring their vision to life in November!
Show them some love in the comments. 🖤
Texture is a subtle detail that can make a big impact. Layering textures can be tricky, but with DEP's help, it can be done and done with the finesse and style that you deserve. 🌿💙💎
Double tap if you love the mixture of textures in this table setting!
ONE 👏🏽 MORE 👏🏽 WEEK! This time next week, leaders from all over the country will begin their descent upon Greenville, South Carolina for a time of renewal, a time of growth, and an experience that will bring favor to their personal and professional lives forever.
We'll see you there, friends!
This look is why we do what we do! Rhonda and Richard's wedding throwback is the perfect example of a client's vision becoming reality with the talented teamwork you get with DEP.
Do you have an event you're dreaming of that we can help make a reality? Let's make it happen!
How can you celebrate the love that keeps you laughing? Anniversaries are worthy of celebration, and DEP can make your next anniversary a celebration you'll remember forever.
What anniversary will you and your love be celebrating this year? Let us know in the comments! ❤📅
One of our favorite touches we like to add to any space is stylish seating. 🪑
You don't have to settle for the seating the venue offers. From branded ghost chairs to lounge furniture, we will find the seat that not only fits your vision, but frames the space and aesthetic with STYLE! ✨
While it may be back-to-school time for many, it's retirement-time for others! Celebrate the end of a memory-filled chapter with a retirement party in STYLE.
We'll collaborate to bring together your favorite foods, places, colors, and even tunes to celebrate YOU with your favorite people. 🎉
Message us if you have a retiree in your life worth celebrating!
Just two more weeks, and DEP's founder, Lucretia Williams, will take South Carolina entrepreneurs by storm with an encouraging word you won't want to miss. 🖤👏🏽
Visit the link below to secure your ticket today!
We’re elated to be the Event Planners for Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council's Supplier and Diversity Exchange hosted in Cincinnati, OH on September 15th at the beautiful Manor House venue!
The 2022 SDX will explore the commitments made by select OMSDC Corporate Members to support the Council's $30 Billion Goal. Members will present their strategy to support the BHAG, outline their next steps, and share current and upcoming opportunities in their supply chain.
This is going to be a jammed-packed event to support Minority Business Enterprise members and Corporations. Stay tuned for registration details!
📢 ATTENTION LADIES: Do you go nonstop, but sometimes feel the weight of your superwoman cape behind closed doors? Are you overwhelmed by the continuous inclination to stay booked and busy while ignoring your body's need for rest?
If you are slowly raising your hand yes to either question, pencil in some “me” time to attend the Health and Hustle Symposium this Fall. You'll hear our Founder & CEO, Lucretia Williams, Dr. Karen Thompson, and Dr. Deepa Halaharvi shine light on the detriment that "no days off" mentality is having on your overall health. 🩺
Tickets are on sale now! Click the link below for more information and to reserve your seat today! 🗓
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