Anita Craine is a step out of the box wedding planner who although loves a good trend, believes her clients should create their own trends and let people follow them. She strives to producing unique, creative yet fabulous weddings and events that truly reflect who her client are. Whether her client wants to get married on a luxury jet with all of their family or friends......on the way to their amazing reception location on a private island or a great party with a superhero theme and a celebrity DJ. She lives to make each and every one of her clients events a moment that is meaningful and memorable. Anita has been in love with planning events every since her children were little and it started with her planning her children's birthday parties, then friends and families children's parties.....and gradually becoming fascinated with weddings. Once she saw how amazing former NBA basketball player John Sally's wedding was when she lived in Detroit she was beyond hooked. She eventually got a job working for an event planning company in Detroit in 1994 for a friend who had her own company and absolutely loved it. She eventually moved to Atlanta in 1996 were she acquired another position working for another event planning company and realized she could do this easily on my own.
In 2005 she started A. Marie Events & Design LLC in Ohio, and never looked back being a wedding and event planner has been her calling as well as my true passion and have been in this business for over 25 years. She's learned a lot about this industry continuing to learn more every single day. In 2013 she met an awesome travel agent Travel Genie Kenneth Smith and became one of his Travel Genie, for Dreams Come True out of Maplewood, NJ. To help in the planning of her Destination Wedding Clients and their guest air and hotel accommodations. She is a Mexico, Aruba, Bahamas, Jamaica, Ft Lauderdale, Melia, Fiji, Malta, Belize, Houston, La Collecion, Palace Resorts, St. Maarten, Los Cabos, Puerto Rico, Italy, France, Maldivesa, and Guatemala Specialist and currently working on other specializations in the travel industry. She believes in learning, in order to provide the best services to her clients as possible. As a Mom of 4, now adult children and going to school and running a business........... being a wedding and event planner has been the one thing that has relieved a lot of stress her in her life, because she loves what she does and still does to this day........it's what makes her happy and at peace working on her clients to make sure they have the best event or travel experience they could possibly have, and how can you be stressed doing what you love to do. So Happy Planning and A. Marie Events & Design looks forward to assisting you in planning your wedding, destination wedding, Travel or any other of your special event!!