Here and Now Events is a woman-owned boutique wedding planning and design company based out of Ridgewood, New York, located in the borough of Queens. Founder and head event planner Raquel Federowicz has been in the hospitality industry for more than 15 years, working with some of New York City’s prestigious restaurants and hotels. Through her experience, she formed long-lasting connections with an array of venues and vendors in the area. Along with her attentive team, this planner is devoted to helping clients host the events of their dreams.
Here and Now Events provides coordinated assistance for celebrations of all types and styles. Whether you need help with a few finishing touches or don’t know where to begin, Raquel and her team are happy to help. To streamline your process, the business offers a number of packages, ranging from full and partial planning to day-of coordination and decor setup. These options include helpful services such as budget management, vendor recommendations, menu development, venue walkthroughs, and much more. Here and Now Events also has a large decor inventory which you are welcome to rent from so that your event’s aesthetic matches your preferences. Raquel and her staff will use their attention to detail and creativity to craft a personalized wedding experience for you and your guests.
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Raquel Federowicz is the Founder and Head Event Planner. She has worked within the hospitality industry for about 15 years with an intense focus on restaurants and events. She has worked as a hostess, Maître D’, Floor Manager, and Event Coordinator. Raquel worked at Aquagrill Restaurant; New York’s Premier Seafood Restaurant in Soho (closed 2020 after 24 years in business). This is also the place she would meet her husband and furthered her love for the industry! She is focused, detail oriented with an emphasis on customer service and optimal client experience.