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Merit Event Co.

Greenville, SC View map
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
5.0 out of 5 rating
53 reviews

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

Based in Greenville, South Carolina, Merit Event Co. is a wedding planner specializing in event design and full-service management with a personal touch. Shelley approaches each wedding as its own unique story, working in close partnership with each couple to ensure the planning process stays true to their vision.

Backed by over ten years of hospitality experience, Merit Event Co. brings a streamlined approach to the wedding planning process while staying true to the tiny details. Whether a civil ceremony, elopement, or eco-friendly affair, couples can trust their wedding plans are in safe hands.

Services Offered

For couples who embrace the traditional and those who push against it, Shelley thrives on curating custom pieces with quality vendors to complement any wedding vision. With a love for organization and a keen eye for detail, Merit Event Co. aims to make wedding planning an illuminating, enjoyable, and exciting experience.

Merit Event Co. offers a range of wedding planning services informed by a background in hotel management, venue sales, beverage services, and catering including:

  • Full or partial planning
  • Budget analysis
  • Guest-list management
  • Event design and timelines
  • To-do lists
  • Vendor referral
  • Day-of coordination
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

$8,000

Do you offer an hourly rate?

No

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner

What wedding planning services do you offer?

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

What weddings do you have experience planning?

Civil
Cultural
Destination
Double Weddings
Elopement
Eco-Friendly
Military
Non-Religious
Religious
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    Savannah Married on 07/17/2021
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    As someone that has worked in the Greenville wedding industry for quite some time now I found it very easy when it came time to begin planning my wedding. I had the pleasure of working, professionally, with Shelley on other weddings in the past, and knew her eye for design was exactly what I wanted/needed to help bring my wedding day vision to life. Her attention to detail is impeccable and she is truly one of the best in the business. Shelley took all of my little notes, thoughts and ideas and turned them into a true work of art. The best part of working with Shelley is no two weddings will ever be the same for her. It is truly a custom design specific to your wants and needs and a real masterpiece.

    Merit Event Co.'s reply:

    WOW! This means so much to me, Savannah. Appreciate you for this and loved seeing it all come together for you. I was so honored to have you reach out to me on design for you and Coker's wedding day as I know you have seen a ton of weddings over the years. We rocked it! Give me a shout when you are in Greenville so we can celebrate!!!
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    Kathy H. Married on 06/07/2021
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    Best in the business!!

    As a full time manager at one of our two wedding venues in Asheville, NC , Shelley made the planning process insanely easy. Shelley planned well in advance, always came prepared and had answers to questions before I asked them ! She made the communication between the client and us very transparent and would recommend Shelley to any and all clients! As a manager of a wedding venue we work with numerous wedding planners from all over and Shelley has surpassed any and all expectations and standards previous wedding planners have set over the past years.

    Merit Event Co.'s reply:

    Hi, Kathy and Team!

    Thank you so much! I truly enjoyed working alongside The Ridge Staff for Kaitlin & Joe's amazingly beautiful Fall wedding. Your property options to host ceremony and reception are top notch! You have tailored your craft on offering a luxury service with the best options to customize throughout the day. I was very impressed from the planning stages to day-of and how helpful your staff is on making everyone's day the best! I cannot wait to be back!
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    Super Organized!

    Working with Shelley was a dream!! I do the booking for a group of wedding bands so we definitely have our favorites when it comes to planners and she is definitely one of them!!

    Merit Event Co.'s reply:

    Your bands are my fave so we make a great team! The party is always on point with Oxford and you and Ali are so easy to work with on the booking and logistics!
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Uptown Entertainment Uptown Entertainment Wedding DJs

Shelley is a true PRO! Her talent and abilities with coordinating events are outstanding! From small to large events she is always on the ball and we love working with her. I would highly recommend her services to anyone looking for wedding coordination services! One of the best!

FamZing Photography & Video FamZing Photography & Video Wedding Photographers

Organized and well thought out planning. Its always a pleasure to be a Photography / Videography Vendor with Events with Shelly. Brides love them and so will you!

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46 Lois Avenue Greenville, SC, 29601
8645053742
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