Events By Pamela Joy

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2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner


2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

Events by Pamela Joy is a wedding planning company from Pelham, Massachusetts. Whether you are planning a small intimate wedding or a grandiose one, the wedding planning team is ready to assist couples and make their dreams come true. All weddings are approached with love and energy to ensure each couple’s day is personal and stress free.

Services Offered
Each couple is unique in the amount of assistance they would like during their wedding planning process. Therefore, Events by Pamela Joy allows couples to choose how involved the team is through full service, manage day-of event, design your own service, and consultation options. Planning services include budget analysis, guest list, referrals, and more. A variety of wedding types can be planned and accommodated as well, including civil, cultural, destination, double weddings, eco-friendly, elopement, military, non-religious and religious. Officiant services also available.

  • Woman-owned

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What wedding planning services do you offer?

Budget Analysis
Day-of Coordination
Full Planning
Guest List Creation
Partial Planning
To-Do Lists
Vendor Referrals

What weddings do you have experience planning?

Double Weddings

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    I found that Pam was very kind and easy going and open for any ideas with setting things up. Very professional

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    Thank you so much! It was such a pleasure to work with both of you. All my best wishes to you in the future!
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    Authenticity and Attentiveness

    Pam was recommended to me by a friend who also hired her to help with their wedding - I'm so grateful to get her information! Pam is a professional who clearly loves her job and making couples' dreams come true. She's attentive without being pushy. She's well connected and has tons of great ideas to build off of your own vision.
    Conor and I had to put our wedding on pause, due to COVID-19, but Pam offered to help us create a special day to celebrate what would have been our anniversary as well as understood when we had to postpone. She hasn't heard the last of me - the first step we'll take when we're ready to plan our new date will be to call Pam!!!!

    Events By Pamela Joy's reply:

    Thanks so much for your kind words! This pandemic is the worst! I was so excited to be part of your weekend long celebration!

    Loved the fact that you shared your dress photos with me! Found the lost cat! Found the Irish music you wanted! Crazy times!

    Hoping to celebrate with you, in some way, when the world is a safer place!


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Pam White
Pam White

Born and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts, Pam is an accomplished Event planner/producer who has built a name for herself and her company Events by Pamela Joy in the New England Event Industry. Pam has over thirty-three years of experience and has worked in several aspects of the event industry. Pam has been recognized as a Couples’ Choice Award Winner by WeddingWire the past several years in a row (2016-2020).

Prior to devoting herself to her business full-time, she worked, planned, and consulted on events in her various roles she held for the Amherst school system.

Pam’s gifts of organization, attention to detail, creative imagination and contagious enthusiasm have earned her a reputation for unparalleled excellence as an event planner. Pam will execute your concepts flawlessly while maintaining a pleasant, calm and helpful demeanor to ensure an amazing experience for you and your guests.

Pam is an active member of the event industry and believes in giving back to the community and industry through volunteering, sponsorship and creating standards of excellence and raising the bar of professionalism. She is an active member of the Wedding Business CEO Club.

In her spare time, Pam is a wife and mother to two amazing children and a grandmother to an awesome grandson. She enjoys family time, travelling, dancing and enjoys listening to A cappella music whenever she can.

Tom White
Tom White
Event Crew Chief

Tom is passionate about events and Events by Pamela Joy! In addition to his full-time career with the Amherst School System he enjoys being part of this creative team as Crew Chief (a.k.a Go-fer).

As our in-house expert on technical matters, prop and stage handling, truck and trailer maneuverings, chief chair set up person, comic relief and added muscle for large scale events he is definitely an asset to the EBPJ team. I

In Tom’s spare time he enjoys long walks in the woods, riding his ATV, playing with his grandson, hanging with family and friends, yard work, golfing and camping.

Kristin Pettus
Kristin Pettus
Assistant Extraordinaire

Kristin grew up in Pelham, Massachusetts, and studied Criminal Justice and Social Work at Bridgewater State University.

Kristin is a true “Chaos Coordinator,” there’s even a photo on her Instagram page with a t-shirt that states that! Kristin was destined to be a mover and shaker in the industry. Kristin has worked in several aspects of the hospitality industry as well.

After graduating from college, she got married and has an awesome son, Connor. (Future EBPJ worker!)

Kristin has been an enormous asset with Events by Pamela Joy, taking the lead on some weddings, when we had two events on the same day.

Kristin loves to travel, spend time with her family and friends and enjoys long walks with Connor.

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
Classic Wedding Ensembles Classic Wedding Ensembles Wedding Musicians

The wedding celebration planned by Pam was one of the most beautifully coordinated events we've played music for! Held on an orchard, special touches included red accents (inc. bridesmaids' gowns) echoing the ripe apples on the trees. Pam had TWO coordinators overseeing everything, including the ceremony's processionals, which proceeded in perfect timing.

Gary S. Jones Entertainment Gary S. Jones Entertainment Wedding DJs

I have done many weddings with Pam over the years and she truly knows what she's doing. She works with the other vendors rather than telling the other vendors what to do and ensures everything goes according to plan. You simply cannot go wrong with Pam at your wedding!

Jayson's Photography Jayson's Photography Wedding Photographers

The best in the business. I had the pleasure of working with Pam at a backyard wedding in Amherst, Ma. Her expertise and attention to detail is top notch. I recommend her to anyone getting married as she knows what looks great and will give you outstanding quality service. She is very easy to work alongside and will make your vision for your day come to life. Hire her for your event and wedding as you will not be disappointed in her above and beyond approach.

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