Award-winning Event Strategist + Planner

We don’t believe in offering straight-from-the-box, one-size-fits-all services. Instead, we thrive on stretching our creative edges by delivering custom experiences – every time. 

The Blog

Dorado Beach Puerto Rico

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The OneTouch Events team had the honor of collaborating with New York Times best-selling author, Rachel Rodgers, to bring her rodeo-themed birthday bash to life. Fast forward a year later, and we were thrilled to collaborate again to plan and produce a transformative corporate retreat for her company, Hello Seven, catering to their esteemed mastermind […]

Mastering the Retreat: How to Elevate Your Experience with Hello Seven in Puerto Rico

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OneTouch Events had the privilege of organizing and executing the 2nd Annual Black Innovation Alliance Sustainability Summit in Miami, Florida. The Black Innovation Alliance (BIA) is a coalition of 116 member organizations, to date, dedicated to closing the racial wealth gap by building pathways that provide equitable access to resources, knowledge, and opportunities to Black […]

Empowering Innovation: The Black Innovation Alliance Sustainability Summit 2023

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Celebrating the Life of Flora Dean Wilkins Smith My mother was never one to sit around and wait; mope, complain, passive-aggressively sulk. Nope, not Flo…and not her daughters, me and Bridgette.  When we found out the funeral home mistakenly forgot to add her obituary to the newspaper, I was heated. After a bit of lamenting […]

Flora Wilkins Smith – We will tell your story…

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Hey Everyone!! We’ve entered into month 3,000,000,000 of the Pandemic and when I tell you it’s been a roller coaster of planning, re-planning, postponing, and moving forward decisions at the OneTouch Events camp, the word roller coaster would be an understatement; more like a tsunami! Even with the initial lockdown and postponing of events earlier […]

Wedding Planning During COVID – A Guide

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*Que Rihanna singing* “CAKE CAKE CAKE CAKE”. Last time we met on the OneTouch Blog we shared tips for navigating your catering tasting. Today we’re taking a sweeter turn and sharing our top 3 insider tips on how to navigate your cake tasting. Whether you’re a sweets person, or just in it for the photo […]

Top 3 Wedding Cake Tips from Wedding Planning Pros

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Food is a universal love language. It is delicious in all its varieties, but so much better when shared. While we can’t take credit for coining the term “foodies”, we strongly believe ourselves to be classified as such. When the music fades, and the flowers wilt, the memory of good (or bad) food at an […]

Know Before You Go: Top 5 Wedding Tasting Tips

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It’s been a whirlwind for the past several weeks. The uncertainty in our state, our country, and the world during this pandemic has been challenging. Globally, businesses have been impacted due to Covid-19, where the events industry has been devastated. As we continue to navigate in our ‘new normal’ for event gatherings, our commitment as […]

OneTouch Events COVID-19 Client Update

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There’s no denying it; COVID-19, Coronavirus, the ‘Rona, has shaken up the event industry in one fatal swoop.  The look of events will forever change, but this is a silver lining! We’ve seen the transition of event sizes as Speakers, Trainers, and Online Educators have narrowed their focus well before the pandemic.  When events are […]

Benefits of Smaller Corporate Events

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Intimate Wedding.Micro Wedding.Tiny Wedding. Don’t let COVID19 put a full damper on your wedding plans. Large gatherings may be postponed, but love is all you need. No matter the descriptor you use to describe your wedding, it’s a day and a moment for celebration. The size of the gathering doesn’t matter; its the love that […]

Atlanta Small Wedding Summer Package

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Before we dive in, let’s begin with a little *inhale, exhale* exercise. A moment to take it all in because we are feeling SO FULL y’all.  Recalling out first conversations surrounding Impact Weekend and Maya Elious’ infectious energy, we can’t help but smile about how ferociously she prepared to serve all the women in the […]

Planning a Conference Event with IMPACT

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At OneTouch Events, we are lucky to work on an array of events. But when it comes to our social clients, the vow renewals really tug at our heartstrings.  We as planners are touched to play a part when it comes to Vow Renewals. As special as Weddings are, a Vow Renewal proves the test […]

Jessica + John’s 10-Year Vow Renewal

OneTouch Events Holiday Party Planner

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In our 3-part holiday party planning series, we dive into 3 really quick tips to aide in the initial planning stages of your holiday party. Have you been tasked with planning the company’s holiday party, client appreciation or sales team outing? Not yet…well it’s coming! And every year, the first week of December rolls around […]

Top 3 Tips for Planning a Corporate Holiday Party

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What is it: A first look is designed for you and your honey to get a glimpse of each other and share all the warm and fuzzies BEFORE your ceremony and walking down the aisle. You share a private moment as a couple prior to your guests seeing you. You can use this time to […]

Let’s Talk First Look

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We asked Mataya, what she’s learned in her first 9 months as an Intern with OneTouch Events…and here’s what she had to say! My first Nine months Interning at OneTouch Events has been nothing short of a blessing. Nine months ago I started a journey I never thought I would be on, a little excitement but […]

#TeamOneTouch – Hi, I’m Mataya!

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Meet Kimberly Vining, Associate Planner. Since becoming a OneTouch Events team member, Kimberly has not only been a helping hand, she has enhanced the OTE experience with her ability to connect with our clients, her problem solving skills, and marketing tips she shares from her communications background. Kimberly’s favorite aspects of event planning include the […]

#TeamOneTouch – Hey, I’m Kimberly!

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Guest Blog post by Janey Velasco Ready and excited to start planning your wedding? Well, get ready for a potentially long and overwhelming process but very much worthwhile nonetheless. If you’re already feeling a bit nervous thinking about the budget, venue, guestlist, music and every small but important detail of your wedding, having something to […]

How To Put Together A Beautiful Wedding Binder

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Corporate / Business / Non-Profit Event Planner Welcome to OneTouch Events, where we invite you to be a GUEST at your own event. We are more than a pretty wedding. We are your Event Strategists, for your next Client and Employee Appreciation Event, Conference, Retreat or Workshop. We are Global; from Marrakech to Maui or […]

Corporate Event Planner :: Watch Us WORK!

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Meet Valeria Miranda, Associate Planner. It seems like only yesterday Val interviewed for one of our open intern roles a couple years ago and now a OneTouch Events Associate Planner! Val nurtures our clients from onboarding to their event weekend and supports our internal daily operations. On Event weekends, she’s a Lead Planner for our […]

Team #OneTouch – Hey, I’m Val!

Conference Workshop Retreat Speaker Trainer Mentor Event Planner

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Are you ready to host your first live event? The anticipation is building. You’re ready to jump on that stage and teach, inspire, motivate…and sell to a packed out venue. Your Instagram following has peaked over 12k. Yep, you’re ready…but are you really? Over the past 5 years, we’ve worked with a number of Speakers, […]

Tips For Hosting Your First Live Event

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So you’re recently engaged! Now your DMs + comments section on Instagram are flooding with “Congrats” from college friends, cousins, even your best friend from kindergarten. Next thing you know, folks are asking how they can help you prep for your big day and you’re suddenly SO overwhelmed. We get it, the pressure is on […]

A Planner’s View on Wedding Party: Who should sit out and Who should stand with you

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Time and time again we hear this lovely question, “Well, why do I need a planner when my venue has a coordinator?”. The answer to this question has hundreds of layers. The most important takeaway for couples to understand from this piece is that your PLANNER’s sole interest is in YOU. Their client. The venue’s […]

Wedding Planner .vs. Venue Coordinator

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Proposals & Contracts? CHECK. Workflows & Messaging? CHECK. Automation? Life-saving CHECK! Invoicing? Yassss GIVE US THAT CHECK! Yes, this is an entire blog post directly related to our love of all things Dubsado! A few years ago, I wrote a blog post about how Systems saved my Event Planning Business, and they still do to […]

OneTouch loves Dubsado: A peak inside our processes

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Lights – Camera – Action!! When the Brand Strategist at Keslow Camera contacted us to discuss the vision for the Keslow brand activation in the Atlanta & Chicago markets, I knew we were in for a great time! Headquartered in Culver City, California, Keslow Camera provides camera equipment for motion picture, television and commercial productions […]

Corporate Event Planning for Grand Opening

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First & foremost, CONGRATS! It’s here! The day that you have been dreaming of all of your dating life is now becoming a reality. And if you haven’t dreamt about your wedding forever, it’s quite all right. Whether you have the wedding planning scrapbook from the early 00s or not, now that you’re engaged, you […]

You’re Engaged, Now What? The 4 things you need to consider right now!

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WooSaaa!! That was my feeling just a few short weeks ago when we completed our final and 42nd, yes 42 whole events in 2018. When you’re in the thick of event season, which for us runs all 4 seasons, it sometimes takes a while to decompress, reflect and truly celebrate the hard work, dedications and dopeness […]

2018 OneTouch Events Recap — What A Year!