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Jodi Raphael Events – Vendor Spotlight

For as long as she can remember, Jodi has loved to plan parties. She transformed that passion into a thriving career and business the Boston area has come to know as Jodi Raphael Events… 

How did Jodi Raphael Events come to be?

My career started back at WCVB-Chanel 5 News as a television producer until I took some time off to start my family. With two children, I found myself planning celebration after celebration. I was able to follow that passion and broaden my experience working for two event companies.  But my clients needed more; they needed my one-on-one attention when planning their special events. After putting the word out and connecting with contacts and vendors in the Boston area, Jodi Raphael Events was born.

What services do you provide?

Jodi Raphael Events is a full service event planning company. We specialize in planning special occasions for social or corporate clients. With each client, we take great pride in having our arms around the entire event. One never knows what may happen while in the process of planning; our experienced and creative team is ready for anything.

What is currently trending in wedding design?

We are starting to see a shift from the rustic wedding look to more a more bohemian feel. Something a bit more nature-driven with a larger amount of greenery and a deeper color palate. Jewel tones can now be found in the décor as well as the florals, quite the opposite of the very recently popular white and clear.

How far are you willing to travel to provide your services?

For our clients, we are always open to the possibly of extensive travel!  Note: How about — Destination weddings are very popular and a lot of fun to plan. For our clients, we are always open to travel as far as they need us to go!

What do you think will be a big event design trend in 2019?

In 2019 we see a big opportunity to showcase a bride’s personal style through mix and match place settings. This can include a variety of chair options, changing up the chargers and even different glassware. The options are endless and it can really make an event on-trend and so unique.

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