Eventful Edge Weddings is a small, creative, and powerful team of event planning experts, each with a unique area of expertise. Our vendors and wedding planners are supremely skilled, talented people who are equally committed to delivering top-notch service at every turn – from your first meeting with us down to the last guest’s farewell.
Our mission is that of a client-driven boutique wedding planner–to deliver everything needed to pull off your wedding seamlessly without any stress for you. Every event is thoughtfully planned, budgeted, and produced to create a long-lasting impression with your family, friends, and guests.
From simple consultations, vendor coordination, and full day-of execution of final details, Eventful Edge Weddings can produce extraordinary results. We understand that your relationship and thus the vision for your wedding are entirely unique. We are able to listen and translate your vision into a real event that will exceed your every expectation.
We can handle any aspect of the wedding process including DJs, live entertainment, videography, photography, transportation, accommodations, catering, floral design, décor, hair and makeup, and more.
Eventful Edge Weddings is led by owner and lead designer Ericka Whalen. Ericka started her career with corporate event planning, and over her 9-year career has hosted events in the U.S., Europe, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Eventually her corporate clients began asking her to plan their weddings or weddings for their children. Ericka brings a wealth of knowledge, creativity, style, and business acumen to coordinate her team and ensure each detail of your event is designed and implemented.
David Alan Hospitality Group, founded in 2008, is a Connecticut based foodservice management company. They are a premium provider of all things food and beverage including:
Together they have 30 years experience creating exceptionally executed events–from intimate farm to table house parties and country picnics to over the top tented weddings and large corporate events up to 3,500 guests.
An uncompromising commitment to quality, service, style, and cuisine.
Max Restaurant Group currently consists of 11 successful, distinct and independent restaurants as well as a respected catering company. They include Max A Mia Ristorante in Avon, CT; Max Amore Ristorante and Max Fish, both in Glastonbury, CT; Max Downtown and Trumbull Kitchen in Hartford, CT; Max’s Oyster Bar, Max Burger, and Savoy Pizzeria in West Hartford, CT, Max Burger in Longmeadow, MA, Max’s Tavern in Springfield, MA, and The Cooper Craft Kitchen & Bar in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
DATTCO is a family owned, full service transportation company headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut. The company maintains 19 additional office, terminal, and service facilities throughout New England and employs over 2,300 people.
Their mission is to provide personalized service, quality products and innovative passenger transportation solutions, delivered by the finest transportation professionals in the country. They use their experience to enhance our customer’s experience.
Robert Galiette is Principal at Robert J. Galiette Attorney at Law, LLC. Rob has more than thirty years of legal experience in insurance and in hospital-based health care administration. Rob served as the officer in charge of contract, compliance and associated government relations responsibilities at CIGNA, including national accounts such as General Electric and United Technologies Corp., and as reinsurance counsel at the Phoenix Insurance Companies.
With a former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner, he established a branch office for a 600-attorney international law firm based in New York City. Since 1992 Rob has worked as private counsel for Berkshire Hathaway Inc., representing the company’s insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries such as National Indemnity Company, National Liability & Fire Insurance Co., Berkshire Hathaway Life Insurance Co. of Nebraska, General Reinsurance, and others in all fifty States in insurance regulatory matters, company licensing, litigation, insurer mergers and acquisitions, and the purchase and sale of blocks of business.
He also has represented Blue Cross plans, HMOs, TPAs, state medical societies, and international reinsurers such as Swiss Re, Zurich, Old Mutual, Equitable/AXA and CIGNA/ACE. Rob is admitted to the bars of Connecticut, New York and the District of Columbia, to the bars of various state and federal courts including the United States Supreme Court, and is a registered attorney with the Patent & Trademark Office.
Thank you so much for everything you have helped us with for our wedding! We seriously couldn’t have done this without you! You have gone above and beyond, and you have made the whole planning process much easier and put your minds at ease. From touring us around hotels, to driving to the Berkshires to meet with us, you’ve been a wealth of information and support! We greatly appreciate all of the time and effort you have put int our wedding at the Essex Steam Train! We really hope you let us know when you are in the Berkshires and come visit us. Thank you!
We are so grateful for everything you did for us. You were an answer to our prayer. We couldn’t have done it without you! You are an amazing person personally, and professionally, on every level! We can’t thank you enough. Thank you!