Meet Julie

Hailing from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and named after the legendary Julie Andrews, Julie Hope Girgenti has always prided herself on her creativity, theatricality and extraordinary organisational skills.

With a BA in Dance from Muhlenberg College in the USA and an MFA in Choreography from Roehampton University in London, Julie’s higher education focused on experiential craftsmanship and expanding her exquisitely detailed artistic skills.

From the perspective of a choreographer, creating an incredible event experience requires artistry, spatial understanding and awareness, a significant amount of planning and coordination, discipline and practice, patience, budget and timeline management and – in order to create something truly amazing and memorable – it requires people skills. I enjoy working with a variety of people who are as devoted to high quality, memorable experiences as I am.

What sets Exceptional Events apart from other Luxury Event Planners?

What sets Exceptional Events apart from other Luxury Event Planners is actually my personal background and approach. I was an award-winning choreographer when I first moved to the UK, before coming to the realisation that I can offer the world so much more as a Luxury event planner.

As both a choreographer and an event planner, I have always been inspired by Sergei Diaghilev of the Ballet Russe. He was an extraordinary Russian choreographer based in Paris at the beginning of the 20th century who would bring together the finest dancers, artists, fashion designers and craftsmen of his time to collaborate and build every incredible dance piece he made for the Ballet Russe. For my clients today, this translates into what I believe is a particularly unique approach to Luxury event planning.

I begin each project working on my own to develop the core concept for every event. I approach every brief with the same creative enthusiasm and artistic eye that I would approach a new dance piece. Then, I bring in the best of the best to collaborate, inspire and collectively build the greatest event possible for each individual client. On behalf of my clients, I commission the greatest artists and experts in their respective fields (from photographers, caterers and fashion designers to travel agents and production companies), all of whom set out to contribute their own brand of brilliance to the final outcome – which will become your Exceptional Event.

Through Exceptional Events, I strive to amaze people with the beauty of all that is possible and to bring this beauty to life in a way that will light people up, whether they’re there to experience it first hand or not.

I offer my clients the opportunity to commission a reliable, trustworthy, dedicated and quality-devoted planner whose mission it is to ensure that they enjoy a remarkably easy and Luxurious planning process that results in an exceptional and boast-worthy event.

My aim is to be the best provider of Once In A Lifetime Luxury Experiences in the world.

If you can dream it, you can do it. – Walt Disney

 

Anything that’s possible is achievable, with the right people at your side.
Let Exceptional Events help to make your dream become reality.

SOME OF JULIE'S FAVOURITE PASTIMES

  • Wine touring in both the US and Europe
  • Reading and relaxing in the sun in Mallorca
  • Cruising around the Mediterranean and enjoying excursions at every port
  • Water skiing in the archipelago in Sweden and Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Skiing and folk dancing in Germany and Austria
  • Driving and hiking through the Scottish Highlands
  • Dancing… when no one else was watching
  • Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge in slow motion
  • Paragliding off the cliffs in San Diego, CA
  • Being with friends and hosting boozy brunches
  • Cuddling on the couch with my husband and cats
  • Playing scrabble with my Grandmom
  • Watching ‘I Love Lucy’ with my mother and sister
  • Spending weekends in the summer in Ocean City, NJ
  • Southampton Day Camp (It was a great camp!)

WE OFFER WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

Luxury Guaranteed

Exceptional Events creates personal bespoke luxury experiences for all occasions. We believe in building personal authentic relationships with every person we work with from our clients to our Luxury partners and suppliers.

We will work solely with the highest quality, best-known and celebrated brands, products, suppliers and venues. We believe in top quality customer service and providing nothing but exceptional customer experiences.

We believe in trust and only desire to make your special occasions as memorable, relaxing and enjoyable as possible.

And, for those who want to create something Exceptional for themselves,
we also offer Luxury Event Planning Consultations

Luxury Made Possible

Half-Day Luxury Brainstorming Session
3-Hours In-Person (or Online if outside the UK)
In person meetings will either be held at a 5-Star venue and include
a champagne afternoon tea while we discuss your dream event or
at your home with a Luxury hamper

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Exceptional Events Ltd | Registered Company No. 09528561 | England, Wales & Scotland

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