THE WEDDING CLUB The Best of Italian Destinations - From North to South
THE WEDDING CLUB The elite of Italian Destination Wedding
Event Planner, Personal Branding,
Style and etiquette consultant
With a personality that has revolutionized the landscape of luxury events in Italy, Anna Frascisco is a world-class professional. Recognized by the most prestigious international institutions, she remains firm for the third consecutive year in the ranking drawn up by Zankyou for the 10 best Event and Wedding Planners in Italy, and was nominated for the «Elle International Bridal Awards 2018» as the only Italian professional in the category «Best World Wedding Planner ». With a personality that has revolutionized the landscape of luxury events in Italy, Anna Frascisco is a world-class professional
CEO, Italian Event Planners
If I should define myself I’d tell I’m a strong and determined kind of person, cheerful and always very positive. So it's not by chance that ten years ago I decided that what I wanted to do in my life was to make people happy, and that’s the reason why I love this job.
I'm very proud to have a superbe team made of helpful and professional people, always capable to create extraordinary events of great impact. We plan different kinds of weddings, from very simple and intimate to highly sophisticated and sumptuos, but in all of them we put the same effort, the same passion and the same attention to details.
What we aim to offer is a whole welcoming experience that may be unforgettable... you just have to contact us and we will help make your Italian dream come true!
Owner, White Emotion
Alessia Santa is in love with the dream. Just as she is fascinated by that special romantic, singular and ethereal touch, on which each of her projects takes shape. And over these aspects over the years he has built, shaped, developed his creativity, his love for beauty, choosing as the guiding thread and motto of his work, that of realizing the dreams of his customers by making - for them - "work" impossible to make it ... possible. This is the philosophy of White Emotion - the destination wedding agency it owns - a beacon of reference for the spouses who choose to have a plus for that day. Magazines such as Elle, Vogue Sposa, Bride U.K.
Wedding & Event Producer – Owner
Caterina Lostia will ensure an outstanding event and fulfill even the most challenging requests by creating workable solutions for a smooth and uninterrupted day.
I grew up, absolutely by chance, in the sophisticated world of fashion and luxury, it was not exactly what I had in mind.
I’m an architect, with a great passion for the Italian culture and the art of reception and a huge love for fairy tales .
Through my experiences into the fashion world, I understood the importance of timing in the realization of the event. It’s crucial for me that every detail must be chromatically perfect and consistent. Food, flowers, fabrics and embroidery must all come together under one philosophy: harmony.
My “Wedding Bureau”can satisfy any request regarding design, project, planning and coordination.
Born in Salento and very proud of her beautiful Apulian Region, Serena is the heart and soul of WedinSalento, her wedding planning agency founded in 2013.
She was ispired by her homeland to create outstanding and memorable weddings for those couples around the World who choose Puglia as their own Wedding Destination.
During her University career she had the chance to travel a lot and study abroad... for example in Tōkyō, a Japanese city and its culture kept in her heart forever.
She's Co-founder and Secretary of the Italian Wedding Planner Association called “Wedding Planner Italia” (WPI), whose aim is to safeguard professionals and clients in the Italian Wedding Industry.
“Passion for my job leads me over any limit and allows me to provide a customized service according to my clients' requests”.
Owner, Maison d’Eventi
I am Fabiana Vernetti founder and owner of Maison d'Eventi, wedding designer and planner for over 10 years, based in Tuscany.
I work mostly on Destination Wedding that brings me in the rest of Italy and in the major and mostly requested locations as Pulia, Amalfi Coast, Como lake, Garda lake, Dolomiti Mountains, Sicily.
A past as Interior Designer is the value added that can grant refined and exclusive details that will become you wedding One of a Kind.
I live my childhood between Liguria river and the south of France, then the love has take me here in this awesome region.
I love the simplicity of small things and the beauty, due to this my wedding decors are always so cared and results of months of research and work, i will bring you to discover this beautiful land.
Owner, GG Wedding & Events Planner
Giorgia Galli was born in Turin and she has always been a curious, creative, determined and romantic woman. She started working in the world of fashion as a young entrepreneur. Later, she started her collaboration in catering business. These experiences became the essential skills for her job in the wedding Industry.
She’s passionate about her work and she loves smiling and making people happy. Over the years she has understood that her aim is to transform her clients’ dream into reality.
Her passion has become her job in 2010 when she founded the “GG WEDDING & EVENT PLANNER” Agency, always ready to meet the customers’ requirements.
Giorgia is Vice President and Co-Founder of the Italian Wedding planner Association, called “WEDDING PLANNER ITALIA” (WPI), whose aim is to safeguard professional wedding planners are joined from all over Italy.
Owner, Silvia Daniele Wedding Planner
I was born in Friuli, I live in Veneto near Venice but I organize weddings & events all over Italy. I've been a floral designer for 20 years, work I've learned from my dad, and now, for over ten years, I have been working as a Wedding Planner with great passion.
I am a dreamer, an enthusiastic lover of beauty and perfection, I love the attention to detail and I am passionate about bon ton.
In every event I organize, nothing is ever left to chance, and my must is to make sure that it is... all perfect! The joy in the eyes of my spouses is my engine.
My secret? No secrets, I just put my heart into it.
My Hastag? "Tell me about your dreams, I will make them a reality."
I am president and co-founder of WPI, Association Wedding Planner Italia, an organization founded with the aim of protecting the profession of wedding planner.
Nicoletta Del Gaudio
Wedding Planning & Design
Born and rised in Northern Sardinia and for several years I live in Tuscany, a region that I love deeply like my land.
I love visitng new places, every trip is a push towards my personal and professional growth.
Wedding Planner and Wedding Designer, I plan and create wedding in the splendid scenary of Tusccany and Sardinia.
My approach to marriag is planning, analyzing spaces and always trying to enphasize the strengths in order to be able to think about sets, considering everything that would be fun and exciting. I love to think to my spouses dreams as a work of art designed and created, but always inspired by their history.
I create emotions and I always get excited when a couple manages to pronounce their "I do".
"To achieve great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only to design but also to believe" ANATOLE FRANCE
Wedding & Private Events Specialist / Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel – Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
Grew up in a family tailoring, learning the art of sewing and embroidery from an early age, the world of marriage accompanied her entire life and the concept of tailor-made, exclusivity and uniqueness, her daily work. With her language studies and the passion for the Wedding segment, she had the opportunity to travel and gain experiences abroad, cooperating in the project and design of private events and weddings, in creating customized collections and accessories up to lingerie and trousseau, in various parts of the world, thus refining the skills and knowledge of other cultures and traditions. Over the years she has consolidated collaborative relationships with various national and international Wedding & Event planning agencies and in 2018 she joined Hilton with the title of "Wedding & Private Events Specialist" in the Tuscan Resort of the Curio by Hilton and then at the end of 2020 moved to the Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel and the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice covering the same role.
Digital Strategist & Communications Consultant
I’m Matteo, for many years I have dealt with communication, press office, marketing and social media within the fashion industry.
I have worked and still work for brands and magazines in the bridal industry.
I won last year, 2019, the Discover Destination Wedding Maratea Award in Italy as best Fashion Blogger and this year I have been judge of the 7th Annual Vancouver, Canada, Island Wedding Awards.
Fashion is my passion, and because of my experience I share through WeddingFashionBlog.com every day beauty and inspiration for your special day.
Through the blog I want to provide you with ideas for your wedding and share with you everything that revolves around the wedding industry.
Make up & Hairsyling
Every bride wants to be perfect on her wedding day and I am here to fulfill this desire. My name is Marta Mizzotti, I am a freelancer makeup artist and hairstylist, I love nature, harmony and attention to detail. My work is focused on a 360 ° study of the image, from makeup to hairstyle to create a stunning total look. The most important thing for a bride is to feel herself, my mission is to make the brides shine on their most important day by highlighting their strengths without upsetting their personality. I take care of my brides by offering a high level service so that they can live in complete relaxation the moments before the ceremony.
Alessandra De Flammineis
Giardini del Fuenti
After graduating in Construction Management at the Polytechnic University of Milan, in 2014 she specialized in Five Stars Hotel Management at Luiss Business School and was quickly hired as Managing Director of the Hotel Bernina 1865 in Samedan, Switzerland. She then co-founded the Third Generation Group, a company specialized in the management and organization of tourist accommodation activities and is now the head of Giardini del Fuenti, a first step towards the fulfilment of a greater project in the tourism sector based on environmental sustainability.
Giardini del Fuenti is a place where the territory expresses itself at its best; where culture, folklore, tourism, and the promotion of local resources interact in a tourist structure intended for a selected clientele. Giardini del Fuenti is an articulated structure, able to offer a unique and exclusive journey through the different frontiers of pleasure and well-being - from food to wine, from what the sea has to offer to the aromatic herbs of our hills. Thanks to the highly functional synergy of the structures inside, Giardini del Fuenti is also the ideal location for all those events that require the availability of equipped spaces and dedicated services, in a spectacular, unique and exclusive context.
I am Alessandra Campagnola, Digital Strategist, Social Media Manager and founder of Alessandra Campagnola ACADEMY, the first italian school for online learning dedicated exclusively to the wedding experts communication.
After graduating in Communication, Media and Advertising at the IULM University of Milan, for more than 6 years I have been dealing with and following in the forefront the communication and projects for the leading exponents of the sector, as well as collaborating with newspapers and wedding niche experts. Without forgetting my first love, from where it all began: my wedding blog “Passione Wedding & Event”.
Owner, Rossella Celebrini Events
I was born on Elba the largest island in the Tuscan Archipelago, where I grew up inspired by the beauty of nature. I love the sea, art cities and the Tuscan landscape. I like to define myself as a “Wedding Architect” or Event Designer who studies every detail meticulously. I imagine every event as a beautiful house to be designed, furnished welcoming and functional, a secure haven where every surrounding must reflect the taste and style of those who inhabit it. I am a dreamer and a hopeless romantic, curious, sunny and dynamic, always looking for new experiences and that perfect union between harmony and beauty, simplicity and refinement. My mission is to realise dreams and emotions in a unique setting.
Owner, Alessia Serdino Floral Design
I am a floral designer and, before that, a passionate and curious observer of flowers and their incredible variety of shapes, colours and combinations that nature bestows upon us, informing a deep inspiration for my work. My previous experience in interior design enabled me to acquire values and tools that are relevant to what I do today, I take personal care of everything with great passion and attention to the smallest detail. When I meet my clients, I like them to talk about themselves and I listen I personally supervise every detail of the preparation and even during the ceremony I do not miss the crucial moments, when emotions are heightened captivating all of the guests, myself included!
Freelance Journalist & Web Fashion Editor, VBBFW
I was born, professionally, in Condé Nast Italia, where I worked for over 20 years as Senior Fashion Editor for Vogue Sposa and Contributor for Vogue Bambini and Vogue Gioiello. During this time I had the opportunity to know women and men gifted with genius and passion: photographers, designers, artists and creatives, they all left a mark on me, contributing to my professional growth and educating me to the aesthetic balance and the art of 'beauty'. As a journalist, I narrate the evolution of brands by identifying fashion and lifestyle trends; as a stylist I contribute to the realisation of dreams that - thanks to the shots of great photographers - take shape and become reality. I love my job and the opportunity it offers me to unleash the imagination, free the fantasy, arouse emotions, beauty and harmony.
Freelance Consultant (VBBFW, Wedding Media, Elle Spose, Wetaly)
I started my career at Krizia where I had the privilege to work with one of the Italian Fashion Icons. I then moved to Condè Nast US where for over 20 years I dealt with the media planning of all non US wedding accounts. Over the years I have acquired a deep knowledge of the bridal industry. I constantly travel the world to attend the most important bridal trade shows (New York, Barcelona, Milan, Dusseldorf, Izmir) and meet the most relevant players of the industry. I believe the bread and butter of my job is to listen and establish a deep relationship with every person I come across. Detailed information from the clients allow me to support each brand with a bespoken media strategy. I deeply believe in a loyal and open relationship with the client so that to build a real partnership that can lead both parties to have a wider vision of the industry and boost business opportunities; for this reason I’m always available to build synergies, introduce clients to new players and new markets, advise them on the right next steps. I’m in love with the passion and hard work of all the wedding industry insiders and I feel honored to be by their side, learning from them and helping them to be more successful.
Owner & Creative Director, Bellantuono Bridal Group
Elena Bellantuono, owner and creative director of Bellantuono Bridal Group, has worked in Milan for over 25 years at well-known brands such as Versace, Gianfranco Ferrè and Pucci and others known. First as a designer and then as a manager, with the generational change and with her sister Paola wich is in the company for 20 years as a product manager, now today they direct the family business, so represent the third generation
Founder & Creative Director, Eventi Gaia
An University degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures, a master degree in Fashion Marketing Communication and Events Organization at Polimoda Institute, a class for Wedding Planner in Milan, a master in Business Administration and many years as Event Manager in important catering company have contributed in enriching her professionalism and skill. She has been coordinating events since 2000 and she started planning destination weddings back in 2010 when she opened her own company. Designing a vision, telling a story and orchestrating a performance all while collaborating with people from all walks of life, this is Gaia’s dream come true. She finds great satisfaction seeing how happy each client is with the end result of the events she plans
Owner & Director, Extraordinary Weddings
Extraordinary Weddings is an event management company specialising in the organisation of boutique weddings and events in Piedmont.
We help couples discover and enjoy the amazing treasures of the Langhe (famous for its food and wine declared a Unesco World Heritage site for the vineyard landscapes). Barbara Gourdain, the founder and the director, has an extraordinary background with years of marketing and events experience in private and corporate sector. She says "I love my job and the chance to deliver a couple the day of their dreams, to create it together with them is a wonderful experience, every time unique and rewarding. I want your wedding to have the most special place in your heart for the rest of your life. I approach each wedding as a combined effort and I’m perfectly aware that getting married abroad means relying on a professional wedding planner to advise you, negotiate on your behalf and be on top of everything, so I really do my best to never disappoint you and plan your wedding as if I was planning my own wedding!”
Sales Development & Co-Founder, Autentico Hotels
Beatriz Gimeno boasts over 15 years of experience in luxury hotels abroad and in Italy, having held various positions in prestigious properties such as the Hotel Il Pellicano and Borgo San Felice. From 2009 to 2014 she held the position of Hotel Manager of the Relais & Châteaux Terme Manzi in Ischia, contributing to its strong growth and the inclusion of the property in the most important global luxury tourism networks. Since 2014 she has been dealing with strategic consultancy for the hotel sector and is co-founder of Autentico Hotels.
Dolomites Wedding Planner
The mountains are a lifestyle and this is what Jlenia Costner reflects in her weddings and events in the Dolomites. To live and create an experience for the couple and their guests is the main goal. We set the focus on the traditions and on the different cultures that come together in one place, designing a unique wedding day for the couple. Her background is a long experience in the tourism and events sector after a degree in tourism and event management.
Owner, Pamela Pizzardo Wedding
The planning and organisation to the finest details is my passion. I would be glad to organize your own personalized wedding concept. Weather if you are dreaming of a traditional and classic wedding or if you prefer a casual, innovative outdoor wedding in the woods or by the lake. I’ll give my heart and try to do my best to satisfy every single of your wishes. Together we will discuss all the things needed to provide a common guide for your personalized and individual marriage. Your wedding should reflect your personal style. Getting married relaxed in South Tirol or at the Lake Garda. Are you dreaming of getting married in South Tirol or at the Lake Garda? Well, this region offers many medieval and romantic castles, which are more than perfect if you are interested in a classical and traditional wedding . If you prefer an exceptional and fancy wedding, than I bet you would love an outdoor wedding, and celebrate your big day in the woods or on a typical alpine hut by enjoying the spectacular mountain scenery. I´ll give my all to realize your most important day according to your wishes.
CEO Verbano Events – Lake Maggiore
I am half Italian and half English, I am totally bilingual, I live in Stresa on Lake Maggiore and I organize weddings & events on Lake Orta, Lake Maggiore and Lake Como. I've been an event planner since 2000, passion and work which comes from my BA Hons degree in Tourism Management and French which I took at Cheltenham University. I also like to say that it's also my passion and it is in the blood as my mother Anna Francis with Verbano Viaggi and my Grandfather Peter Francis who was the CEO of Brompton Travel in London & Kingston Upon Thames transmitted this passion to me. For over 23 years I have been working as an Event and Wedding Planner in Baveno on Lake Maggiore.In 2018 I was awarded the LinkedIn prize for best professional in Italy. In 2019 I won the prize of The Italian Wedding Arads for Wedding planner for Piedmont with over 800 votes.I have great care in planning and take a great deal of attention to the minor details in all aspects of event planning. I am passionate about event and attentive to lanning, which are the key aspects on a perfect event.I put my heart and soul in all projects. All projects are all tailor made as every couple is different, I like to sit down with the couples and understand their dreams and together and plan the wedding of their dreamsMy slogan is as always "We have the best solutions for you".