SDS Events

PO Box 669635, Charlotte, NC 28266 Map · Phone number
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About SDS Events

Shawon McClure-Fields, Owner of SDS Events is a Charlotte native.
Her history of planning weddings started with her own in 2003. " I had a full time career while planning my wedding and was a student at UNC-Charlotte , I was stress free and had so much fun planning every detail of my wedding for 175 guest while keeping every aspect a secret. I said to myself I should do this on a full time basis consequently the start of something special SDS Events!"
SDS Events is responsible for conceptualizing a variety of upscale events both large and small while specializing in full service wedding planning. We are passionate about providing a cost effective event while paying close attention to the minor details. SDS will help you create a unique event that will leave your guest with a lasting impression that will be remembered throughout your lifetime.

Shawon is a Member of National Association of Wedding Professionals.

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102 Reviews for SDS Events

Recommended by 99% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Sherell · Married on 09/21/2019

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    The best Wedding Planners Ever!!!

    We can’t begin to express how appreciative we are of our wedding planner and her team. From the moment my now husband and I first met with Shawon, we knew she was the one for us! Her professionalism, bright personality, sternness and nurturing spirit immediately attracted us. For couples that are planning a wedding, A WEDDING PLANNER IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! & you do not need to look any further. SDS Events, LLC is the team for you!! I can’t stress that enough.

    Midway during the planning process, we took s job abroad and spent 9 months planning away from home. Shawon was there, checking in with us and making sure everything was in order. On the morning of the wedding, Shawon had beautiful flowers delivered to me. & she checked in with us continually. Tiara, Tiffany and Kayla never left my side on Our wedding day. The day couldn’t have gone any smoother than it did. My bridal party and guests fell in love with them and commended them on the excellent job they did with our wedding. I felt NO stress on wedding day. I was so calm knowing that I had an awesome team beside me. We deeply feel in our hearts that if we had not chosen SDS Events, LLC as our wedding planners, it wouldn’t have ran as smoothly as it did. These ladies are heaven sent. We will be returning for our future celebrations because we aren’t ready to let them go ❤️

    Sent on 09/26/2019
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    Monet Virella · Married on 09/21/2019

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    Virella Jamaica Destination Wedding

    Tony and I are so grateful for hiring SDS events to plan our destination wedding. Shawon McClure, owner, was absolutely amazing and very professional. Despite being given an onsite coordinator at the resort, Shawon was exactly what we needed. She kept us focused on what we pre-established as our financial goal and made sure everything was within reason. We were so ecstatic to have her present with us during the week of the wedding when we first met the wedding staff at the resort. She guided us through every single detail and ensured that we received everything we desired. Shawon's passion for weddings combined with her organization and attention to detail makes her far worth more than the rate charged. We would highly recommend her and her staff to any couple planning a local or destination wedding. With Shawon's help our wedding weekend was a smoothly-run success.

    Sent on 11/02/2019
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    Raeneice Reed · Married on 05/19/2019

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    Highly Recommended

    Shawon ensured our wedding ran smoothly from start to finish - even our vendors gave her praises. From our first point of contact Shawon was timely and professional. We appreciated that she was upfront about pricing, deliverables, and expectations. As it got closer to our wedding date she was always responsive and exceeded our expectations. My husband and I were very pleased with her service and will surely be recommending her to others! Thank you SDS Events!

    Sent on 07/28/2019

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SDS Events FAQ

  • What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination?
    $ 1,000.00
  • What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?
    $ 2000
  • What is the starting price for full wedding planning?
    $ 3,000.00
  • Do you offer an hourly rate?
    Yes
  • What is the hourly rate?
    $ 102.00
  • 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
    Eco-Friendly
    Military
    Non-Religious
    Religious
  • How many planners are on your team?
    3

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Sweet It Is! Wedding Cakes

    SDS Events is a topnotch professional event planning company. Their attention to detail and professionalism are impressive. They keep their clients organized and focused and ensure there are no glitches on the big day. They are committed to timeliness, responsiveness, and organization. Highly recommend!

  • Cheesecake Etc. Wedding Cakes

    Shawon does an amazing job with wedding planning. She always brings her brides vision to life in a fun and professional way. She is a pleasuer to work with.

  • Classic Bride & Formals Wedding Dresses

    Shawon is amazing, not only with her distinctive designs but with her clients and other wedding professionals. She has a first class business and will exceed your expectations every time. If you are looking for someone to plan your next event - give her a call...you will not be disappointed! We love working with her!

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  • PO Box 669635 Charlotte, 28266 See on map
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