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Flyte44 Events
Flyte44 Events

Flyte44 Events

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Introduction: I have been planning events of all types (social and business) for over 20 years. It is one of the things I simply LOVE to do and get excited about. My clients appreciate that I am professional and fun and don't get rattled easily. I am happy to take the lead or step back and facilitate what another leader wants. If something happens unexpectedly, I take care of it. I am a great hostess and communicator. I pride myself on working well with people of all levels and finding how each person can help. I am both organized and detail-oriented, but am fluid and change as needed. I see each of my clients and their events as being unique and want them all to shine. I am passionate about bringing people together and celebrating life. Meeting and working with a variety of people and events brings me joy. I try to find something fun and exciting with every job I do. To me, it is all about working with people face-to-face and helping them to actually enjoy their event.

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Saterah M.

Wedding Coordination

Michelle was EXCELLENT! She’s like a Swiss Army knife; a must have multi tool for any occasion. She’s knowledgeable, kind, and a quick thinker. My wedding would’ve been a disaster without her.
Jun 5, 2021
Stephanie t.

Wedding Coordination

Michelle and Flyte 44 is simply the best. When we contacted Michelle 3 months before our wedding, we had accomplished nothing other than having the venue booked. At our initial call, Michelle not only listened to what we wanted and helped us refine / shape our ideas for the wedding, but also wasn’t fazed when we told her we wanted dogs to be in and attend the wedding. She provided us with checklists of what we needed to do, checked in with us to see whether we needed help, and, most importantly, reminded us the importance of taking a moment to enjoy being engaged. Her experience in wedding planning was most evident in her work with the vendors and her advice on how to save money, including what guests notice and don’t notice. In the days leading up to the wedding, she contacted all the vendors, took care of the logistics, and ensured that everything went as planned. On the day of the wedding, we had 10 dogs at the wedding and the event was executed without it feeling like a zoo/kennel. Not only did Michelle create a warm and friendly atmosphere but she worked with what was important to us. Michelle not only excels at her job but she’s easy to work with, talk to, and encourages open lines of communication. Also, she caters her team with the vibe of the couple / venue. Her assistant on the day of the wedding was a dog-lover! In a field where there are so many options, Michelle’s attention to details and easy-going personality make all the difference.
May 8, 2019
Loren S.

Wedding Coordination

Michelle was an absolute godsend. We were planning a wedding for about 150 people at a venue where we had to bring in absolutely everything - from the chairs and silverware, to the outdoor kitchen, dumpster, and trash bags. Needless to say, there were a lot of moving pieces that needed to be pulled off within pretty precise time frames. Michelle and her team were up to the challenge, and exceeded all expectations. Not only did she create and execute a meticulous timeline for the day of, but she went above and beyond in every way. She made herself available to our questions whenever we had them and shared with us so many invaluable pieces of wedding planning wisdom she's picked up during her extensive experience as an event planner/coordinator. She had ideas and insights that we never even considered, and even offered advice that helped us cut down on costs in several areas of our budget. She was also our lifesaver in the weeks leading up to the event, completely managing all vendor communication and double checking our work so that we could use he time we had left to shore up all the small details and complete last minute DIY projects. The day-of flowed so wonderfully, and during the few times there were hiccups, Michelle was already in problem-solving mode by the time I noticed them. She was also always composed and centered, and served as a calming presence for us during what could have been an otherwise very stressful day. Michelle and her team were the glue that held our wedding together, and we are so grateful for their help in making it truly the best day of our lives. Hire Flyte44!
Flyte44 Events's reply
Loren, your words are so nice to read! It was such a true pleasure working with you and E to bring your wedding vision into existence. What a fun day it was all around. Seeing your style pop out in all the details was amazing! Thank you also for the personal recommendations. I hope our paths cross again in the near future. Gratefully, Michelle
Jul 31, 2018
Karyn t.

Event Planning

I highly recommend Michelle for any event you are planning. she is passionate about what she does and will treat your event like it is her own. I hired Michelle to help with a surprise birthday party for my husband that I was hosting at our house. She what above and beyond to make the event AMAZING! She is organized, creative, and fun to work with!
May 22, 2017
Florence W.

Event Planning

amazing sense of style and attention to detail. willing to go the extra mile to produce right ambience according to client's plan for event.
May 11, 2017
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Michelle Schurman


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    I am somewhat flexible when it comes to pricing structures. I have some clients who pay me hourly, others that hire me by task item and still others that want a comprehensive total event price.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I like to meet with new clients either by phone or in person and have a discussion about their event and what they want from it. I ask questions and have them consider details, then if we think we can work well together, we move forward with actual planning.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I have a college degree in both Interpersonal and Organizational Communications but my training has come from planning all types of events for over 20 years. There isn't much I haven't seen, but I always am open to being surprised.

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