Danielle Elder and her award-winning team have been nicknamed “Wedding Whisperers” by former clients.
With a personalized approach from the start, this Manhattan native adds her innate sophistication and style to all aspects of the planning process. She has worked at venues such at The Metropolitan Club, Gotham Hall, Tribeca Rooftop, Capitale, Angel Orensanz, Harvard Club of New York and Boston, Harold Pratt House, Burden Mansion, Studio 450, and The Liberty Warehouse. Classic Events is a proud member of New York Magazine Weddings editor’s pick of event planners, Style Me Pretty’s Little Black Book and is a recipient of The Knot’s Best of Weddings award.
Based in New York City but no stranger to the destination celebration, the firm is a favorite of some of the most beautiful venues in the city. From downtown to uptown and costal to country, Classic Events can handcraft or handhold for any client.
Classic Events began in 2006 and has been featured on Good Morning America, New York Magazine, The Knot, The Huffington Post, Brides, Grace Ormonde, Ceci New York, Wedding Chicks, and Style Me Pretty.
Principal Planner, Danielle Elder began her career 19 years ago in publishing at Random House, Inc. rising to the department’s Director of Promotions within one of the most prestigious imprints in the company. For over a decade, she launched the national marketing, promotion and advertising campaigns for numerous bestselling authors and celebrities.
Since launching Classic Events, Danielle and her team have become sought after wedding and event planners with an eight-year track record of beautiful fetes across the city and beyond. Native to Manhattan, Danielle knows every square inch of the city and all the best places to throw a party. She lives in the financial district with her husband Robert and their two children.