Chicago Wedding Planner / Designer

Abby McKinney Events

Chicago, Illinois
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About Abby McKinney Events

Abby McKinney Events is a full service planning and design firm based in Chicago and Michigan, serving clients worldwide. Specializing in outdoor, tented, and private estate weddings, we are trusted experts in design-forward aesthetics. Our thoughtful approach provides a distinctive style layered with inspiration. Connecting aspects from our client's travel, love stories and family traditions, we transform nuanced details into extraordinary celebrations.

We produce unparalleled luxury events through elevated guest experiences and distinctive event design for modern and timeless couples. Our crafted process is design-forward, blending our client's unique perspective and story with elevated details and curated design into our signature look. Curating each detail for our clients from custom floral installations to specialty event rentals bring an elevated and thoughtful design that connects each element into a cohesive experience.

We combine over fifteen years of event production experience with our trusted network of creative partners to bring our clients a unique and refined wedding celebration. Our team handles every detail from inspiration through the final guest's departure. Offering concierge level services, including travel, hotel and guest management that assures each and every guest is cared for at the highest level.

Abby's honed eye for aesthetics, detailed analytical brain, and her skilled hand for artful garden-style design makes her a triple threat specializing in creating design-forward elevated events. After earning advanced degrees in Psychology, Abby's love of people and design led her to fifteen years of experience in the event industry, working on everything from corporate events to large-scale trade shows. Coming back home to the Midwest after an extended period on the East Coast, she found her purpose designing and executing weddings. As a leader in the events industry, she advocates for her clients' vision and empowers the creative professionals that she works with to do their best work. Born and raised in Michigan, Abby is now based in Chicago.



Chicago, Illinois
Northern Michigan, Michigan
Detroit, Michigan
Will Travel

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