ABOUT PLATINUM

With over 15 years experience in Event and Wedding planning, Platinum was founded by Managing Director, Monica Alvarez in the Philippines. Platinum has successfully produced some of the best weddings and corporate events internationally. 

Platinum is based in Los Angeles and continues to to provide their amazing experiences and events throughout the United States.

Our other main service areas include: 

San Francisco

New York City

ABOUT MONICA 

Born and raised in Manila, Philippines and a graduate of Integrated Marketing Communications, planning and organizing events and celebrations have always been my passion. Whether it's for family, for friends, or for clients, I am always the go-to person to plan their events. Starting when I was 16 years old, I planned events while juggling my academic responsibilities; I'd curate the events at night while everyone was asleep. Planning events never felt like work, and thus I knew I had found my vocation in life. Right after graduation, I got my first job as a Corporate Accounts Specialist for one of the most sought-after companies in Manila. Even though doing sales outside the Metro ensured a busy schedule, I reserved my weekends for events. While I was working for a publishing company as a Trade Marketing Manager in 2011, one of my coworkers-turned-friend asked me to plan her wedding out of Manila, in Tagaytay -- a two-hour drive away from the Metro. This was the start of my big break. After that wedding in Tagaytay, event clients never stopped coming. I finally realized that I should be doing events full time.  For more than 8 years now, I have planned 3-5 events a month -- be it a corporate one, a wedding, a baby shower, a bachelorette or a birthday party. Thank you, Lord the blessings never stopped!

They say that the world of event planning and management is one of the most stressful jobs in the world: coordinating with the venues, the photographers, the videographers, and all other vendors in synchrony while meeting client expectations and timelines is no easy feat! As true as this may be, I will never stop being an event and wedding planner because I can never trade the feeling of satisfaction and happiness, I derive from clients who express their gratitude for a job well done. I can never say goodbye to a vocation that makes people happy and makes me feel that I am part of something big. Event planning is and will always be my first love, and I cannot wait to plan your next event and make it a memorable one that you will talk about for years!

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