MEET ELISSA EVERGREEN
Elissa's journey to becoming a leading event planner and producer started at Northeastern University in Boston, where she majored in Law and Legal Studies, cultivating her skills to work with others and developing a keen eye for detail.
After graduation, Elissa began working for Walt Disney World Company in Orlando, Florida, where her dedication to customer service and attention to detail earned her Disney's highest recognition, the Partners in Excellence award, and accolades from high-profile guests such as Ray Romano, Diana Ross, and Mohammad Ali.
Elissa's passion for design eventually led her back home to Connecticut, where she trained under her mother, Karen Fallo, a founding member of the the international Special Events Society now knows as Ilea. It was during this time she learned the art of event production.
Since then, Elissa has organized large and small weddings, corporate functions, charity events, and festivals, including The Children's Museum Gala "Celebrating Our Bright Future" for 450 and The Sultans Ball, a birthday celebration for 15.
In 2009, Elissa purchased Perfect Productions and The Perfect Affair, adding new services such as the Month of wedding planning package, Intimate Wine Dinners, The Cupcake Connection and Bash in a Box.
Elissa is also a travel expert, holding specialist certifications from more than 100 different areas and companies. She's the ideal consultant for destination weddings, group travel, incentives, and even honeymoons.
Elissa's impressive achievements in the industry include winning regional and national awards for Best Social Event, Best Non-Profit Event, Best Corporate Event, and Best Themed Event. She has also been a finalists for the Event Solutions Event Planner of the Year Spotlight Award.
Elissa's expertise in graphic design has earned her a master certificate in Adobe software, making her a valuable asset to any event planning, design, or management team.
Elissa launched #creativelyinspired in 2018, a blog focused on event and travel planning, which has since expanded into Life by Elissa Evergreen and the online boutique by Elissa Evergreen.
Elissa also shares her knowledge and expertise through speaking engagements and live feeds on topics such as life, travel, and event planning, positioning herself as your ultimate planner, Elissa Evergreen.
When she's not planning events, speaking, or traveling with groups, Elissa spends time with her furry friends, Remington and Romeo in Celebration, Florida.
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