Marylee Marmer Event's is more than just an event coordination company. We find reputable vendors who fit perfectly with each client’s style, vision, and budget. The goal is to stick within budget or come in under budget. Our job is to bring your vision to life. In addition to our package offerings, we can also help with floral design, decor rentals, linen rentals, and custom signage. We maintain an amazing network of vendors and are confident that with our resources, we can tackle just about any obstacle. Our team of planners have amazing attention to detail, and we do everything possible to make your event perfectly eventful.
Your event is safe in our hands! Here at Marylee Marmer Events, we have been there, done that with over 17 years in the business. Our experienced team can usually spot the issues before anyone else notices and we pride ourselves on handling the behind-the-scenes issues that can be managed inconspicuously or be avoided altogether. Let us help you make your day amazing.
Over the past 19 years, as an award winning event and wedding planner, Marylee Marmer has planned both large-scale events for corporate clients as well as intimate social affairs. Her weddings have been featured on prestigious wedding blogs such as Honeysuckle Brides, Borrowed and Blue, Wedding Sparrow, Zola, The Lovely Find, Pretty Pear Bride, Rent My Wedding, Tidewater and Tulle, Richmond Weddings and many others. Weddings have also been featured in magazines including BRIDE, Rent My Wedding, Virginia Living Magazine, Richmond Bride and Richmond Weddings. Marylee Marmer Events has won the The Knot Hall of Fame, The Best of Weddings by The Knot, Couple's Choice Award by WeddingWire, and multiple Nacey Awards.
She truly cares about each client and does everything to create the vision on their special day. She has done over 1,000 events and weddings over the years and happily keeps in contact with her past couples. She loves spending time with her two kids and loved ones, enjoying restaurants around Richmond, tasting wine, and helping the homeless in the community.
Owner and Lead Planner
Meet the Team
Katie Flores is a Virginia Beach native who now lives in in Richmond. Katie is a 2013 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Forensic Science and is a former Medicolegal Death Investigator for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Along with science, Katie has a passion for helping others and bringing people together to create lasting memories. Katie’s passion for event planning developed from her experience planning small intimate events, fundraisers for her Non-Profit Organization, Teens Without 2, and planning her own wedding. Her strong work ethic, attention to detail, ability to multitask, effective communication and organization skills, and her love for checklists are just a few of her strengths that will eliminate stress and allow you to enjoy your special event!
In her spare time, Katie loves to travel, exercise, volunteer in her community, and spend time with her friends, husband, and two sons.