Events By Abel is an event management and wedding planning company based in San Diego, California, specializing in both on-site coordination and virtual wedding planning. We treat every wedding as if it is a good friend getting married. We are there for you every step of the way throughout the planning process!
From birthday parties to charity events, weddings to baby showers, we can help make your event unique to you and take the stress out of the “day of” logistics. No matter what your event needs may be, we are looking forward to helping you make your dream event come true!
Contact us to start planning your event or to learn more about our services.
With over 10 years of experience in events, Andrea is the Founder of Events By Abel and one of the most passionate and sincere Weddings Planners/Event Coordinators that you will encounter. She is an award-winning and certified Event & Wedding Planner, WIPA member (Wedding International Professionals Association), and currently serves as the Show Coordinator for the San Diego Wedding Party Expo. Andrea loves helping couples take the stress out of the wedding planning process & supporting their unique visions and treats every client as if it is her best friend getting married. Originally from Nebraska, she attended Northwestern University (MS ’08) before working in corporate and education event planning. She is a seven-time marathon runner, avid hiker, & proud aunt!
After being born in Salinas, California and living in San Diego, California for many years, she is both a Northern California and Southern California girl! Cristina is certified in Event Planning and brings a background in event design to your wedding day. Working with clients and helping to make their day special is a wonderful feeling, and Cristina loves working with clients to transform a space with elegance and wow your guests. Cristina grew up up speaking Spanish in a Mexican household, is always up for dancing to eighties music, and is your go-to girl for all things DC nerd!
Love stories are her thing. Detail-oriented, organized, and the perfect balance of focused and flexibility make Brittani Gonzalez the perfect addition to the Events By Abel team. Brittani has a wonderful spirit and energy, bringing a calm demeanor and years of event experience to your wedding and/or event day. In addition to working with Events By Abel, Brittani Gonzalez is also a photographer. She is based in Orange County and has a Bichon named Annie Leibovitz. Brittani is addicted to chocolate, wine, whiskey, and black and white photos.
Originally from Los Angeles, Jessika is a Lead Coordinator with Events By Abel and also supports our team as our Virtual Team Consultant. Jessika has an incredible flair for organization, details, and design. Her background in event management, floral design, bartending and serving helps provide her with an incredible set of skills to utilize on your wedding day. Jessika is passionate about helping people realize their authentic vision, both in life and on their wedding day, and then making it happen flawlessly! She is a lover of connection and a general BOSS who makes things happen.