Calluna Events Year in Review 2023
Celebrating 20 Years!
Dear Calluna Community,
As we bid farewell to 2023, we reflect on a remarkable journey. This year marked our 20th season in business, and we are thrilled to announce the upcoming celebration of our 20th anniversary! It has been a year of significant achievements and milestones, and we are excited to share the highlights with you.
Brand Refresh and Milestone Moments
- Brand Evolution: In 2023, we underwent a complete refresh of our brand and logo, thanks to the expertise of Sarah Kay Love. This evolution aligns with our commitment to quality, style, unparalleled experiences, and memorable and authentic occassions.
- New Look, New Portfolios: Explore our revamped website, showcasing our new logo and updated portfolios. We invite you to witness the transformation of Calluna Events.
Heartfelt Celebrations and Memorable Moments
- 27 Events: Our dedicated team orchestrated 27 events, including weddings, birthday parties, and corporate gatherings.
- Diverse Venues: From the enchanting Magee Homestead and Brush Creek Ranch to private ranches in Montana and Idaho, and iconic locations like Hotel Jerome and The Little Nell in Aspen, we curated unforgettable experiences.
- Corporate Excellence: Successfully executed two large corporate events, a 50th birthday party, and an annual wine festival.
- Love in the Air: Two of our Lead Planners, Melanie Robertz and Gina Yeon, celebrated their love by getting married. Congratulations to both couples! Melanie Robertz married her long-time beau Erik at Burning Sky Farm. Gina Yeon married her love Micah at the Sanctuary Golf Course. Congratulations Melanie and Erik and Gina and Micah! We love you all.
- New Additions: Welcomed Lead Planner Gabby Gray and Event Assistant Keira Nalty to our growing Calluna family.
- National Presence: Our presence extended beyond the mountain west, with events in California, Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
Recognition and Accolades
- Best Wedding Planners in America: Honored to be featured once again on BRIDES’ prestigious list.
- Knot Best of Weddings 2023: Recognized for the 17th consecutive year, a testament to our consistent excellence.
- Style Me Pretty: Proud to be part of the Little Black Book, showcasing our dedication to style and creativity.
- Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award 2023: Recognized for delivering exceptional service and creating memorable experiences.
- The Friends Club: Invited to join, a testament to our strong industry connections and collaborations.
- Media Features: Owner Heather featured in The Boulder Lifestyle Magazine Women’s Issue.
Showcasing Calluna in 2023
- Media Highlights: Featured in BRIDES, Style Me Pretty, and Rocky Mountain Bride for weddings, color palette insights, and expert perspectives.
- Styled Shoots: Collaborated with Rocky Mountain Bride for stunning shoots in Snowmass, CO, featured in their fall issue.
- Real Weddings: From Aspen to St. Louis, our weddings graced the pages of top wedding publications, showcasing diverse styles and breathtaking moments.
Growing Together with the Calluna Community
- Engagement and Collaboration: Our Owner Heather attended two Engage Luxury Summits, one in Sicily and one in Montenegro, representing Calluna on the global stage.
- National community: Lindsay and Gabby and traveled to Dallas to represent Calluna at the Jordan Kahn Orchestra holiday concert where we saw colleagues and industry friends
- Giving Back: Owner Heather attended a Jill Biden fundraising event, demonstrating our commitment to philanthropy.
- TikTok Fame: Join our TikTok community for viral videos showcasing the magic of Calluna weddings.
We are thrilled to share our online features with you!
- Our Owner Heather participated in an article in BRIDES on the 6 best color palettes for a June wedding.
- Our Owner participated in a Zoom with Rock Paper coin alongside, Beth Helmstetter from LA and Heather Lowenthal
- We were showcased in Rocky Mountain Bride BEST of 2023 for:
- Lindsay and Ken’s Aspen Wedding at T Lazy 7 was featured on Style Me Pretty!
- Leah + Drew’s, Elegant English Garden Party-Inspired Wedding in St. Louis was featured on Over the Moon!
- Leah + Drew’s, Colorful English Garden Party Meets Butterfly Haven at Westwood Country Club, was featured on Style Me Pretty’s front page!
- Holly and Matt’s Pippin Hill wedding reception as well as their intimate Dunton Hot Springs wedding was featured on BRIDES
- We planned a styled shoot with Rocky Mountain Bride in Snowmass, CO that was featured in their fall issue. See our blog for a recap of The Night Before, and coming soon the Ceremony + Reception recaps.
- Rachel + Collin’s Boulder wedding, A Timeless Green and White Al Fresco Wedding Amidst Colorado’s Natural Beauty, was featured on Style Me Pretty’s front page!
- Robin + Marco’s Wyoming wedding, Romance in the fields at Bruch Creek Ranch was along featured on Style Me Pretty!
- Meghan + Blair’s Devil’s Thumb Ranch wedding, The Most Stunning Outdoor Ceremony With Views Of The Rocky Mountains was featured on Style Me Pretty!
- Morgan and David’s Beano’s Cabin wedding was featured in Style Me Pretty!
- Sofia + Gulliermo’s tented Vail wedding at the Larkspur featured on Rocky Mountain Bride.
- Stefanie + Louis’ Aspen wedding at The Little Nell was featured in Rocky Mountain Bride
- Katie and Stevie’s fall wedding at Devil’s Thumb Ranch was featured on Rocky Mountain Bride
- Kendall and Chris’ Flying Diamond Ranch wedding in Steamboat was featured in Rocky Mountain Bride.
- Emily and Steve’s Camp Hale wedding was featured in Rocky Mountain Bride.
- Evelyn and Josh, Delicate Garden Party Wedding at the Denver Botanic Gardens was featured on Rocky Mountain Bride.
As we step into our 20th anniversary year, we express profound gratitude to our cherished Calluna Community — our clients, creative partners, and venues. Thank you for entrusting us with your milestones, and here’s to many more years of creating unforgettable moments together.
Heather Dwight Owner, Calluna Events