QC Career School

Lyla Abkey

event planner , wedding planner

Lyla Abkey

Middlesex,bedfordshire, hertfordshire, midlands


The philosophy of Occasions by LA is simple: successful events each and every time. It is very important to have the right team for your special day, a team that shares a vision and can handle the overwhelming details. Occasions by LA will provide you with the right team from caterers and lighting company to our floral designer and bakers, so you can enjoy your special day.
Occasions by LA was first established in 2010 and specializes in full service wedding and event design & coordination. This is new born company that is continuously growing. There is no doubt that with the personal service and the hard work and effort provided, Occasions

I have gained my wedding and event planning qualification from QC School of Wedding and Event Planning, where I have gained mu IEWP (International Event & Wedding Planning Professional).

The IEWP program is widely recognized in North America and around the world, thus making Occassions by LA among those eligible to join the following excellent professional associations:

* The Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC)
* The Association for Wedding Professionals International (AFWPI)

Therefore you can always be sure that the quality of work you will recieve from Occassional By LA is to a very high and professional standard


Occasions by LA will assist you with every aspect of your unique social celebrations from budgeting to organizing events for your special day.planning can be stressful and a bit overwhelming, you should relax and let Occasions by LA give you a stress-free day to remember... your day, designed your way!

Full Event and Wedding Planning and Design

This package is for the those who wish to have a wedding planner by their side from beginning to end. For the those who want to be pampered, inspired and headed into their special day stress-free. Occasions by LA will manage your budget, manage vendor files and accounts, attend all vendor meeting either with you or on your behalf, develop event enhancements including atmospheric design, lighting, custom furnishings and decor, give expert advice on wedding design infused with creative concepts, oversee and manage wedding day and much more.

Partial Event and Wedding Planning and Design

Designed for couples or those who have taken on the responsibility of pre-planning but need the help of a professional for final vendor selections, wedding design, wedding etiquette and wedding day management. Includes vendor management, contract negotiations, expert consultations and guidance with etiquette and other considerations, budgeting session and much more. Occasions by LA will manage and direct your wedding day while you relax and enjoy being the star for the day.

Wedding Day Management

Designed for those who've done all the planning and want to relax and be the star on their wedding day. Occasions by LA will liaise with all of your chosen vendors to confirm attendance and set-up times for the wedding day.

Vendor Sourcing

A stressful but highly important part of event and wedding planning is sourcing the vendors. The quality of the vendor, the service they provide, and your relationship with them will remain important throughout the planning process so you want to feel comfortable and satisfied when making that final decision. Occasions by LA use top professionals in the field and all our vendors are selected.

Venue Sourcing

Venue hunting is a fun yet challenging process. You will know within moments of setting foot into the venue if it sets that magical backdrop for your wedding. There are an astonishing number of stunning venues to hire, and discovering that perfect venue can be similar to finding a needle in a haystack. Occasions by LA will source venues from our database based on your criteria, then we personally visit the venues and perform a detailed venue assessment. You will then receive a short list of at least three suitable venues, which we will then accompany you to, if required.