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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 as the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, The New York Public Library, The Plaza Hotel, The Rainbow Room, The Mandarin Hotel, The Central Park Zoo, The High Line Hotel, The Harold Pratt House, The Four Seasons Hotel, The New York Botanical Gardens, Angel Orensanz and Liberty Warehouse among many others. Classic Events has also planned multiple events at private homes, venues and vineyards throughout the Hamptons and the North Fork. 

Classic Events has also planned Destination Weddings at The Cloisters in Sea Island, GA, The Harvard Club in Boston, Private Estates in Connecticut and New Jersey and a Family Farm in North Salem, NY.

Classic Events is proud to be listed as a New York Magazine Weddings Editor's Pick, a member of Style Me Pretty's Little Black Book and as winner of The Knot’s Best of Weddings award for multiple years in a row. 

Founded in 2008, Classic Events has been featured on Good Morning America, in New York Magazine, The Knot, Brides, Martha Stewart Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Carats & Cake, Gotham Magazine, Grace Ormonde and Hamptons Magazine. 

Founder & Creative Director, Danielle Elder began her professional career 19 years ago in publishing at Random House, Inc. rising to Director of Promotions within one of the most prestigious imprints in the company, Alfred A. Knopf. For over a decade, she launched the national marketing, PR, promotion and advertising campaigns for numerous bestselling authors and celebrities.