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Welcome Cortney!

Hello! I am Cortney Fullerton, and the newest addition to the AE Events family. I am so excited to be a part of this wonderful team of ladies!

A little about me? I grew up in Mansfield, MA and went on to college at Endicott College. I received my bachelor’s degree in Hospitality & Tourism, with an Event Management focus, and a Psychology minor. I found that I really loved the project management aspect of events, taking a small idea and creating a beautiful, meaningful event.

I am a person who is slightly obsessed with lists, and I LOVE checking things off of them. I have a list for everything, and I update them or make new ones all the time. Luckily for me, this list obsession has brought me great personal success in the industry – as organization is KEY! I am always re-working what organizational strategies work best for me, and have already started here at AE!

After working in catering at both the Hynes Convention Center and the BCEC for 5 years, it was time for me to spread my wings further in the world of events. I received my CMP in January, and I wanted to put my newfound knowledge to good use! I took some time for some self-reflection this summer, and to think about what really excites me. What I found… I love working with what I call the ‘cutesy’ stuff (ie. decor, invitations, flowers, anything fun and bright!) I like putting all the pieces together, and then, just like magic, I received a call from AE Events about an open Event Manager position on the team, and I felt like the stars were aligned!

My personal interests? I love to travel, lay on the beach, go running, DIY crafts, visit with friends. I am never not listening to music – I love music, and it helps me really get into the ZONE!

As my second week wraps up – here is what I found: The team at AE are so kind, helpful, and nothing short of amazing. I can’t tell you what it feels like to already belong to a team on your very first day of work. How often are you welcomed into a brand new office with hugs from your new co-workers?! I can’t wait to really dive in and get involved in the events here.


Fun Favors

We are always looking for new and fun ways to say thank you.  Here are a few of our favorite ideas.

Want to start the night of by saying thanks?  Have your favors be your escort cards. Succulents and plants are something people always love and can bring home to remember the night.

Want to just send your guests off on a sweet note?  Try jam, honey, and even popcorn!

We also love some of these more creative ideas.  Sending your guests away with a shot just for good fun, or even some hot sauce because who doesn’t love an extra kick.

There are also many ways to say thank you without feeling as though you are spending money on ‘stuff.’  Make a donation to your favorite charity and spread the word, so maybe some of your guests will donate too.

 

See more ideas on our Pinterest page here: Fun Favors

 


We Care About Your Love

We are nominated this year for Boston’s Best Wedding Planner 2017 for A-List Boston!  To prove to you why we deserve your vote… here are some pictures that definitely speak louder than words.

 

Winter in the City

Photographer: Zev Fisher

Florist: Stapleton Floral

 

A Colorful Touch

Photographer: Cambria Grace

Florist: Marc Hall

We can bring Tuscany to you

Photographer: Ned Jackson

Florist: Mimosa

 

Link to vote: http://boston.cityvoter.com/best/wedding-planner/weddings/boston

 

Thank You 🙂