MEET THE TEAM
Vision Events Wedding & Event Planning is a small family-owned business planning events from Pinehurst, NC to Raleigh, NC area and beyond. We have been working in the wedding and event planning industry for over 15 years! We were started with the goal of making visions a reality. For us, this means getting to know our clients and helping them envision what the perfect event looks like, whether it’s a wedding, birthday party, or corporate function. We then put the plan into place, executing every detail with precision, so that your dream comes to life.
Our certified wedding planners are dedicated to professional development and growth in the industry. Because we are constantly striving for improvement, our planners attend many continuing education seminars and networking events to stay in touch with local vendors and get new ideas. We put this knowledge and expertise to work on your behalf when planning your perfect event.
We love connecting with our clients and getting to know their stories. We are just as committed to the success of your event as you are, and we want to see every guest enjoying themselves. When you plan an event with Vision Events Wedding & Event Planning, you can expect heartfelt service and dedication to excellence. Come speak to one of our event planners for a free personal consultation.
NICOLE SMITH – OWNER & LEAD PLANNER
Nicole Smith is a Senior Certified Wedding Planner from The Bridal Society with over 12 years of event planning experience. She graduated from East Carolina University in 2001 with a Business Degree in Marketing. Nicole started out as a Banquet Server at The Sanderling Resort and Spa then moved up to Sales Manager of the Wedding market, she has seen every aspect of the event planning process. She can relate to both the vendor and the client. Also, Nicole has spent over 7 years with a Marriott property perfecting large scale events. Vision Events was started by Nicole’s passion to provide hospitality, service, and expertise to every event. Nicole attends many continuing educations courses and conferences through The Bridal Society and Wedding Wire for professional development. She is actively involved in networking events to stay connected with local vendors. Nicole is also a Manager within The Bridal Society coordinating national networking events and she is the Vice President of the Sandhills Weddings & Events Association.
“I have a passion for people enjoying events as they should, so I will be there to do whatever it takes to make sure you are happy at your event and you don’t miss any special moments. When preparing events I create a very detailed timeline to seamlessly tie all the moving parts together. Everyone knows where to be and when to be there. I pride myself in organization and logistics, it’s all about how well everything flows together to make the event successful! I strive to SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE.”
Nicole is married with 2 kids and lives in Sanford, NC
JENNIFER DITURO – LEAD PLANNER
Jenn is a Certified Wedding Planner from The Bridal Society and has a passion for the entire process of planning weddings and events – from getting to know each client and their story to designing, organizing and ultimately, bringing their dreams to life.
She loves incorporating clients’ various cultures and traditions into each event to ensure that their wedding is the unique, timeless affair they envisioned.
She graduated from UNC-Wilmington with a degree in Business Marketing and has since discovered that her natural skills and talents are best suited for event planning. Her upbeat personality, attention to detail and focus on logistics make the perfect match for coordinating a stress-free event.
Jenn is married with 2 children and lives in Southern Pines.
Nicole and Jenn are Certified Wedding Planners through The Bridal Society