Who we are.
Sam, Owner + Lead Event Planner
I started Plus One to bring a fresh perspective to wedding planning. Our industry looks drastically different than it did 20, 10, or even 5 years ago, and our approach should be constantly evolving! I think it's important to have someone by your side who can connect on the latest styles, trends, and communicate on a more personal level. In today's world, your special day can look however you want it to - and I'm here to bring your vision to life.
By staying on top of the most effective organizational tools, money-saving tips, and constantly building my vendor connections, I'll be your #1 resource during the planning process. Instead of pressuring you into luxuries you do not need, my goal is to bring your vision to life by sticking to the elements that add sufficient value...all while saving time and money. When it comes to your wedding day, my goal is to make you feel like a guest at your own event! With the amount of time, energy, and funds put into your special day, it's important for you to fully enjoy it!
My unique background includes working for a top planner, vendor, and venue in the Minneapolis area. This experience has given me a well-rounded insight into the events world, as well as allowed me to form connections with awesome, local vendors.
In my free time I love to mix cocktails, go to sporting events, travel, and host game nights!
Ashley, Event Planner
Minnesota born & raised - married my wonderful husband in 2017. I enjoy all things adventurous and outdoors, as well as traveling, cooking, and spending quality time with my family. Using my combined interests of interior design and experience in the service industry, I truly enjoy envisioning and executing events for life’s biggest moments. My goal as an Event Planner is to 1. Help make your dream day come to life and 2. Ease anxious minds with a calm, collected, & thought-out game plan for the execution of an event.
Hannah, Event Designer
I am a lover of all things design, graphic, fashion, interiors, you name it. Creativity fuels my soul. I am here to add style to every aspect of your celebration! I love to host events, parties, little get-togethers, anything to spend time with people I enjoy. As an event designer, I strive to make sure that no two events are ever the same.
Lauren, Event Planner
Hi, my name is Lauren and I’m an Event Planner for Plus One! My passion for events stem from working as a Special Events Manager for the Minneapolis brand, Love Your Melon. Here I was able to get hands on experience with vendor management, nonprofit and external events, event design and the planning process as a whole.
My favorite part of an event is the guest experience and the satisfaction of an event well executed. My goal someday would be to build and operate my own event venue! When I’m not dreaming up my own wedding, you can find me either traveling, sipping wine, or binge watching my favorite shows.
Sadie, Event Planner
Hi, I'm Sadie - an advertising professional based in Minneapolis, MN. When I'm not crafting digital campaigns and wearing the many hats of an account manager, you can find me exploring the Twin Cities restaurant scene and enjoying time outside with friends and family! My appreciation for a well-organized to-do list and a keen eye for aesthetics drew me towards working in the events industry in my spare time. One of my many goals is to eat, pray, love her way through Rome, India, and Bali.
I've always had an interest in floral styling and helping people find beauty by elevating the everyday. When I'm not arranging blooms, you can find me drinking an iced latte, walking around the farmer's market or Minneapolis Institute of Art, or cooking for dear friends and family. A goal of mine is to help bring another floral option to brides in Minneapolis and beyond--and to be as pragmatic, financially responsible, and sustainable as possible along the way.