Primavera Dreams is a professional wedding planning company based out of Newton, Massachusetts. It specializes in organizing local weddings in the New England Area, and destination weddings in Italy. At Primavera Dreams, a team of experts makes it their mission to create a spectacular celebration for you and your guests. They ensure that every detail is taken care of so that you can enjoy the planning process, and have a perfect special day!
Luba Gankin is the owner of Primavera Dreams. After spending many years planning local corporate events, concerts and fundraisers, Luba joined the wedding industry in 2015. She loves to travel, speaks four languages, and holds a PhD in Chemistry. Formerly the Program Manager of an international innovation company, Luba now uses her extensive skills at creative problem solving and project management to organize wonderful weddings.
Luba has certifications in International Wedding & Event Planning, Luxury Event & Wedding Planning, and Wedding & Event Design from the Event Leadership Institute. She frequently attends local and international conferences to stay up to date on all of the latest wedding trends, and is a member of various organizations for event industry professionals.
Over the past few years, Primavera Dreams has received a multitude of awards, including The Best of The Knot title for 2019 and 2020, and The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award (2018, ‘19, ‘20). Luba is excited to continue expanding Primavera Dreams, and creating memorable events that celebrate everlasting love.
This full-service wedding planner offers customizable packages for Boston and Italy-based weddings. The packages include a complimentary, in-person/Skype/Zoom consultation, as well as unlimited phone and email consultations once booked. The services include:
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Alex G. · Married on 02/05/2021
Luba is one of the most incredible wedding planners I have ever worked with. She is a fantastic person and a true professional. I would highly recommend hiring Primavera Dreams to help you plan your special day. Do not hesitate to reach out to Luba and her team of experts!Sent on 06/05/2020
Linda M. · Married on 08/01/2020
A beautiful Professional
Luba is a beautiful professional with a huge heart of caring for every client! She is so very knowledgeable in her profession. She cares and shares and makes each of her couples family. Her knowledge of the destinations, very important, in impeccable.Sent on 05/20/2020
Luba is a true professional working with each couple to create the wedding of their dreams. She knows how to make it happen!
I highly recommend Luba and her team for every wedding couple dreaming of a destination wedding!
Dina I. · Married on 07/07/2020
Outstanding and worry free celebration
I just noticed that Primavera Dreams is celebrating its anniversary. By coincidence, we are spending some quality time at home with the family and got to reminiscing.
In July of last year, though it seems decades ago, Luba has organized my husband’s, Alex Karpovsky, round-number birthday celebration in Italy.
To say that it was impeccable is to say nothing about it. By Primavera’s measures, it was not a large celebration - around sixty guests and two full days of festivities. But for us, when we started the preparation it seemed absolutely daunting.
How do you get together people from half a dozen countries all over the world? Many of them have never met each other. How do you make sure they enjoy their time together? And, by the way, the budget we had was (very) far from unlimited.
Well, looking back it still seems amazing that Luba was able to get it all together and made it look simple in the process. Even during the celebration itself every minute felt like fun times - and none (except for sudden onslaught of mosquitos during an open-air cocktail hour - but the spray did help) felt like fighting emergencies or straining to get things right.
Of course the location - Lago Maggiore in Italy - is gorgeous and inviting to begin with. But there are lots of choices and actions that could’ve gone wrong. Luba led us every step of the way - from choosing the right venue among many highly variable options to play-by-play entertainment and through every detail including the choice of flowers and the right photographer.
Every time I think back on the festivities I smile and the quarantine seems just a little less painful when we reminisce.
We hope - no we are sure - that there will be another family celebration in Italy and Primavera Dreams will be there for us to make it memorable and enjoyable.
Thank you Luba!Sent on 04/16/2020
Primavera Dreams's reply:Dina,
Luba from Primavera Dreams is an amazing woman that places her heart and soul in everything she does. She is educated, intelligent, organized, talented, great listener, and a true pleasure to be around. Anybody would be please to have her in the organization of an event, simply because she is just a fantastic person and a great professional.
Very qualified professional with whom we had the pleasure of collaborating. Surely Luba is a wedding planner that I would recommend to every prospective client.
When I met Luba, I knew instantly she was a kindred spirit - a scientist with an artistic soul! Luba brings her logical mind and attention to detail to her business, but she also has a warm, lovely personality. I am not at all surprised by the tons of positive reviews Primavera Dreams has on Wedding Wire!