It is my pleasure to recommend the Italian Wedding Event for professional wedding planning services. In May 2007, my husband Marco and I engaged the Italian Wedding Event to help us coordinate paperwork and reserve a wedding location for a small civil ceremony in Italy.
Ms. Federica Nascimben, owner, personally handled our event, and she provided outstanding service. We couldn’t have been more pleased. With little time to plan the ceremony from the United States, Federica offered by far the best options for our needs, was the most responsive,and the most cost effective. Other wedding planners in Italy were either far more costly and/or not enthusiastic about helping us plan a two-person event—bride and groom only. Federica gave our tiny wedding the same level of detailed attention that I’m sure she gives the most elaborate ceremonies.
Despite the 6-hour U.S. and Italy time difference, communicating with Federica via e-mail was never an issue. Since we don’t speak much Italian, she communicated with us in English, which she speaks/writes very well, in addition to other languages. She was always responsive to my emails—and there were many—day and night. In fact, my husband and I wondered when she slept! We appreciated that Federica was always responsible in getting back to us when she said she would with the information she promised; she never left us hanging or wondering what to do next. This was particularly important because we had little time to plan, and had some complications with gathering paperwork. She helped us every step of the way, helping to calm my fears and assuring me that all would be fine.
She made numerous phone calls on our behalf and exchanged what seemed like limitless e-mails.
Throughout the process, Federica presented us a number of options for wedding locations and services that fit our budget and desire for a simple ceremony. She made good recommendations, but never tried to push additional services that we didn’t want. Because we were on a tight budget, she even guided us on how to cut cost by handling some transactions on our own, which we did with ease.
We finally met Federica and two of her associates in Siena, where were married in the Siena Wedding Hall. She was in person just as she was throughout the long distance planning phase –professional and delightful. Our wedding day was short, simple, and beautiful for us.
For anyone considering marriage in Italy—large of small—I highly recommend the services of
The Italian Wedding Event. Federica and her staff are a class act organization, clearly skilled in the craft of professional wedding planning and a pleasure to work with.
“ This is just a quick note to thank you again for organizing our special day so perfectly. No matter how many times I say thank you it won’t be enough.”
“ ...you were our angel, the angel that made it all happen”
“ thank you so very much for the amazing wedding you created for us!”
“ There is no other way to put it, Fede is a true angle who makes your wedding dreams in Italy come true.”
“ You are so personable, creative, organized, understanding, detail-oriented, and you really know how to make your clients feel confident and happy”
“ Thank you so much for everything! Our day in Venice was so amazingly perfect. We have shown all our friends the video and they can't believe...”
“ WE WANT YOU TO KNOW HOW MUCH WE THOROUGHLY ENJOYED OUR WEDDING DAY AND YOUR LOVELY COUNTRY! EVERYTHING WAS SOOO PERFECT!”
“ Hi Federica! I'm sooooo sorry that I did not see your email sooner! After we returned from Italy and went back to work on Sep...”
“ Fede- Thank you again for everything. It was wonderful! Please send us any info we need to know if you want us to write...”
“ Feel free to use the testimony below on your website and we would be happy to provide references. As for the wedding at San Biagio ...”
“ Federica: Our wedding was wonderful and exceeded our expectations in every way. I was surprised by how many Americans marry in Positano ...”
“ Hello Federica, I hope all is well with you? Thanks for your well wishes and your lovely postcard. Today is my first day back in...”
“ Arranging a wedding from another country is more stressful but we felt that we were in safe hands and that we could rely on your help at all times. ”
“ Everything turned out exactly as I had been imagining for the past year. Not one thing was off.”
“ You have the best relationships with vendors all over Italy, the most gorgeous and creative thoughts, and we cannot imagine what we would have done without you”
“ Francesca! our wedding coordinator what can we say! your ability to remain calm and kind throughout the 2 years of planning has kept us enjoying ever aspect”
“ Everything was perfect and I dont think there is anything at all that could have been better.”
“ Francesca, I am not sure if you got my text message to your phone after the wedding, but everything was PERFECT!!! The boats, the ceremony, Balbianello...”
“ The whole day was just amazing...a fairytail...we loved every single minute of the day and we wouldn't have changed a single thing:-)”
“ Hey there! SOOO great to hear from you and SOOO sorry it's taken me forever -- I've been traveling w/ work since we got back (never ending)....”