EPIC Event Strategists

4440 Lincoln hwy, Matteson, IL 60443 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About EPIC Event Strategists

EPIC Event Specialists is a wedding planning company based out of Matteson, Illinois. Comprising of a mother and daughter duo team Diane and Anecia, this team works closely with couples to design a celebration that is bespoke, beautiful, and stress-free. CEO Diane holds numerous certifications in event management and is the Vice President of Events at the International Association of Professional Women Orland Park.

Anecia had a career in healthcare and marketing before joining EPIC Event Specialists Wedding Planners and Event Designers, LLC, where she realized her dream of helping others. Together, these professionals create spectacular weddings that are curated to suit the tastes and needs of each client.

Services Offered
EPIC Event Specialists offers three wedding packages to accommodate couples at every stage in their process. For those who would like to plan their own nuptials but don’t know where to begin, Diane and Anecia provide an initial consultation. During this meeting, they will establish a realistic timeline and budget, assist in deciding colors and themes, make vendor recommendations, and more.

For clients who prefer to make all their own arrangements but want someone to ensure everything runs smoothly, Day-of Coordination is the best fit. This option comes with a meeting a month ahead of the big day, timeline creation, liaising with vendors, help with on-site deliveries, cleanup, and more.

The company also offers an All Inclusive Package that guarantees to take care of all the details. Event styling, including exquisite lighting, floral arrangements, and dining décor, is also available.

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EPIC Event Strategists FAQ

  • What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination?
    $ 1200
  • What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?
    $ 3000
  • What is the starting price for full wedding planning?
    $ 5000
  • Do you offer an hourly rate?
    Yes
  • What is the hourly rate?
    $ 200
  • What wedding events do you provide services for?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What wedding planning services do you offer?
    Day-of Coordination
    Event Design
    Full Planning
    Guest List Creation
    Partial Planning
    Timelines
    Vendor Referrals
  • What weddings do you have experience planning?
    Civil
    Non-Religious
    Religious
  • How many planners are on your team?
    2

Team of EPIC Event Strategists

Diane Winbush

Diane Winbush

Founder and CEO

My focus as a wedding planner and event designer is always an experience!

I am a huge fan of first looks! I root for the first look for all couples and I also love when the couple get to see and experience the wedding design for the first time.

Diane's zeal for planning events and managing designs and integrating her love for organization is equivalent to her ability to help every couple or person plan the gala they have always envisioned.

With a Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Management from Concordia University, a Master's Degree in Management from University of Phoenix, and Certification as an Event Planner from Correlations, LLC of Atlanta, a member of Creatives Corners Team with Akeshi Akinseye and Certification from the Event Leadership Institute in Chicago, she is responsive to making clients lives easier by relieving their stress in the months or days leading up to a very special moment.

Diane's philosophy is to build relationships so she can understand the vision and create lasting moments for the client and their families. Therefore, her experience with planning unforgettable events know that listening first and then identifying solutions will result in amazing long lasting relationships with clients.

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Anecia McCaa

Anecia McCaa

Production Manager

Anecia McCaa is a passionate and a personable individual. She is the proud Production Manager of Epic Event Strategists, an event planning company based in Chicagoland area. She finds joy in making life better for others, sometimes forgetting about herself. She has a long career history in the Healthcare field and Multi-Level Marketing, but recent years she has found her passion in planning events since 2009. Her events range from weddings, birthday parties, girls night out parties, charity for feeding the homeless, business meetings and more.

Anecia has the gift of imagination. Her big bright ideas has given her a reputation of the go to girl amongst her friends, family, and piers. Her ability to be honest and practical is another great attribute of hers. You can depend on her to execute any plans in a cool, calm, professional manner. Her expertise is also in event design and venue locating and with her marketing experience, she really knows how to pack out an event.

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  • 4440 Lincoln hwy Matteson, IL, 60443 See on map
    708-627-2267 (Phone number)
    Sun-Mon : Closed Ties-Wed : 10am - 3:pm Third-Fri : 11am - 4pm Sat - Appointment Only
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