A Chicago native and sneaker lover, La Toya is the creative mind behind Elle Kay Events. For several years, La Toya was often complimented for her innovative ideas and detail-oriented work ethic, so she decided to merge all of her skills together and Elle Kay Events was born. Event planning for La Toya comes naturally; it is something that she finds joy in. She loves event planning because she helps others enjoy a special moment and the spotlight, without the stresses of managing the details.

What sets La Toya apart is that she customizes each event to the specific client. She creatively and tactfully draws out each client’s likes, hobbies, and interests, and uses these characteristics to create a memorable event. It’s not only about the glitz and glamour; it’s about each unique, individualized event that makes her clients feel special on their day. Past clients have told La Toya that they appreciate and love her attention to detail, quick follow-up, and commitment to their event. They feel as though they are La Toya’s only client.

La Toya enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews, shopping and traveling. She's also a dog owner, if you follow her on Instagram you might catch a glimpse of her pug, Gizmo. During the planning process you will definitely laugh...as she believes that planning any event is fun and not a stressful activity.

La Toya loves encouraging industry members and providing planning tips for anyone planning a wedding or event.  Take a listen to some of her past speaking engagements.

Talk that Talk with Danielle Moneyham, Episode: Take a Moment - Wedding planning during COVID-19.

Bride to be Wife for Life - The benefits of hiring a wedding planner.

Talk that Talk with Danielle Moneyham, Episode: I Ain't a Zilla...But - Navigating wedding planning drama.

Talk that Talk with Danielle Moneyham, Episode: #BridezillasAreMade - How a wedding planner can save your life...literally.

If you'd like to invite La Toya to your podcast or to speak on a panel, send an email to: Latoya@ellekayevents.com

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