ANNE MARIE KLEIS - Wedding Planner for Puerto Rico, British Virgin Islands and beyond!
Anne Marie Kleis was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Puerto Rico by her Dutch father Dr. Walter Kleis and Puerto Rican mother, Margarita Pasarell. She played professional tennis and is fluent is 4 languages (English, Spanish, French and Italian).
Anne Marie studied at the University of Pennsylvania, Rollins College and The Fashion Institute of Technology. She lived in NYC for 6 years where she worked in fashion for Saks, Ann Taylor, Daniel Hechter and Alain Manoukian.
AMK Events recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary, creating unique, memorable corporate gatherings and lush, beautiful tropical weddings. Family members, friends and business partners joined Anne Marie in the celebration at the Four Season's George V Hotel in Paris, France – a soiree with a delightful fusion of Caribbean flair and Parisian sense of style!
We have planned special events that range from board meetings to over 3,000 attendees. Our clients include Destination Meetings for corporations, associations, nonprofit organizations as well as social celebrations for private individuals.
Every event that we coordinate is as special to us as it is to our clients...and we have fun doing them!
WEDDING SERVICES OVERVIEW
Planning a wedding is a people business and we spend the majority of our time communicating with just about everyone–the bride, the groom, wedding vendors, wedding guests…we know the best caterers on the Island, florists, photographers and musicians - all solid vendors that have been providing services to AMK Events through the years.
We provide the professional hands-on help for the busy bride and family from the very beginning to the end!
- Recommend and work with all wedding suppliers
- Accompany clients on all appointments
- Negotiate wedding supplier contracts
- Manage the guest list and RSVPs
- Create a workable wedding budget
- Plan a variety of wedding parties (engagement, showers etc.)
- Help create the theme and style of the wedding
- Provide ongoing telephone and email support (sometimes daily)
- Be there on the wedding day to make sure it all happens as planned!
what people say about us
Anne, I don't even know where to begin. But let me start by saying Thank you so much for making our day perfect! Everything was so beautiful and we couldn't have done it without you. You are the sweetest, kindest , hard working individual and not only were you a fantastic wedding planner, but a great friend as well. I Continue Reading...,
AMK Events! What more can I say? Quick responses and detailed planning made my wedding day easy and wonderful! They helped to coordinate every aspect of my wedding-photography, location the ceremony and dinner after, minister and any other thing I could come up with. Helped me keep my budget at a comfortable range for my now husband and I. All Continue Reading...,