About

From creating sophisticated romance to iconic glamour and managing every awe-inspiring detail in between, SoCo Events is a leading boutique luxury wedding and event management firm on the east coast. Founded by Jennifer Stiebel in 2006, SoCo Events is based in Washington, DC, and services bridal and special event clients worldwide.

Meet Jennifer

Founder, Jennifer Stiebel, executes each of her events with graceful passion and respected experience. A wedding is one of the most cherished and dreamt about days of a couple’s life and a significant milestone in a family. From hearing the words, “Will you marry me?” to the emotional “I do!” moment of the wedding, Jennifer ensures that each couple’s planning process is seamless and enjoyable. Working with the industry’s top vendors, the SOCO EVENTS team is recognized for their appreciation of the beloved elements of a classical wedding, while possessing chic creativity that leaves each wedding an indelible memory on those who have the opportunity to experience it.

Jennifer’s work has been recognized for outstanding service and design by many of the wedding industry’s top media including, Inside WeddingsGrace Ormonde Wedding Style, Martha Stewart Weddings, Washingtonian Bride and Groom, Engaged! Magazine, Style Me Pretty, BRIDES Washington Magazine, The Washington Post, United With Love, District Weddings, DC Modern Luxury, Washingtonian Magazine

 

Claire, Taylor, Jen, Blair
meet the team

Blair Peterson

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Whether looking for month of or comprehensive planning services, with Blair by their side, couples can trust that their day will run smoothly. Her creativity, attention to detail and genuine care for her clients serve as her most invaluable resources when helping to create a wedding that is a true reflection of a couple's vision and personal style.

Blair loves tackling the big projects that build the bones of the wedding, while also sharing an equal passion for the smaller details that make a wedding a personal and unforgettable experience for clients and their guests. From selecting the right vendors, to designing and executing the perfect welcome box, the Bethesda, MD native offers her clients a wealth of knowledge and calm reassurance that is oh-so-necessary when designing and planning one of the most important events in a couple's story.

CLAIRE MATTHEWS

CF010333With degrees and certifications in Fine Art and Interior Design, Claire brings her love of color, fabric, texture, fashion to each event she plans.  Claire blends her fashion and business savvy into every event. Equally passionate about styling and design, Claire applies technical knowledge of lighting and room arrangement and layout to event decor and setting. Her ability to mix her loves of weddings and interior design  result in the creation of a uniquely styled event. At SoCo Events, Claire is the resident "master crafter."  She is a lover all shades of pink, and black and white stripes. She can't live without coffee or leopard print shoes. Her portfolio of services incorporates her depth of experience, ranging from day of wedding planning to full concierge style planning services.

With her innate ability to translate the details of a couple’s vision into stylish reality, Claire cherishes the relationships she builds with each couple, never losing sight of the significance of the planning process and ultimately, the culmination of all of the planning on a couple’s dream wedding day.

TAYLOR BRANSON

The queeCF010381-2n of social mediaTaylor specializes in hashtags, organization and opulence. From Instagram management, press coverage updates to professional Pinteresting, Taylor loves the duplicity of her role behind the screen and behind the scenes. Taylor is the extra set of hands for Jen, Blair and Claire on wedding days, and is delighted to now take her own clients after learning under three women who truly have a finesse for fabulosity in the wedding business.

A native Washingtonian but a current New York City dweller, Taylor’s passion for fashion, colorful culture and pretty things makes her eye for detail even more acute. A coffee always in her hand, plum lipstick always tucked in her handbag and her phone always ready to snap a photo, “#doitfortheInstagram” is a motto she applies both to her SoCo and personal life. Wedding day memories are meant to be captured, inspiring and aesthetically pleasing on Pinterest boards, online portfolios websites and to function as ultimate #throwbackthursdays - that’s where this social media guru and detail-devil comes in.