- Wayne, NJ -
New Jersey's Premiere
Celebrations Event & Meeting Management is a full-service event management company founded in 1999 by Lorraine Mariella CSEP, CMP. Celebrations specializes in a variety of social and corporate events including Theme Parties, Holiday Celebrations, Sweet 16's, Grand Openings, Weddings, Milestone Birthdays, Fundraising Events and TradeShows. For corporate events, please visit EventiumLLC.
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About the Owner
Lorraine Mariella, CSEP, CMP
Lorraine is a professional event & meeting manager and owner of Celebrations Event & Meeting Management, LLC. Lorraine has always enjoyed organizing opportunities for people to gather and have fun. Her innate creativity and organizational skills maker her destined to be a special event manager. Making her love of celebrations her life's work, Lorraine truly enjoys event management. Whether she is planning a meeting for five people or a Gala for five hundred, Lorraine's contagious enthusiasm shines through every aspect of her events.
Understanding that desire alone cannot be a substitute for experience and knowledge, Lorraine continues to learn and grow in the event management field. She has received her education in Special Event Management through New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. As a member of a Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and ILEA International Live Event Association, she continues to attend industry related seminars and conferences. Celebrations is accredited by IATAN (International Airlines Travel Agent Network) as well.
Lorraine has been awarded the Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP) designation by the International Special Event Society Certification Committee. The CSEP is the hallmark of professional achievement in the special events industry. It is earned through education, performance, experience, and service to the industry, and reflects a commitment to professional conduct and ethics. Currently there are less than 300 professionals worldwide who have earned this credential.
Lorraine has also earned the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation. This credential possesses worldwide recognition as the badge of excellence in the meeting industry. The requirements for certification are based on professional experience and rigorous examination.
Recognized as a leader in the event community, Lorraine has served several terms as an Executive Board Member of the NY Metro Chapter of ILEA, Ms. Mariella is also an adjunct professor at William Paterson University where she has taught courses in Event & Meeting Management.
Certified Woman Owned Business
Recognized by NJ Biz as a Top Event Planner for seven consecutive years
2013 – ISES North Jersey Design Star Award
2011 – Nominated for ISES North Jersey Gala Award
2007 –Nominated for ISES NY Metro Big Apple Award - Best Theme
2008 – Tri-County Chamber of Commerce "Chamber Champion"
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