Lauren Cooper

wedding planner

Lauren Cooper
New York, NY

Plan. Design. Produce.

Lauren Cooper achieved her MFA in Arts Management from Montclair State University in 2010 and is earning a Certificate in Wedding Planning from the QC School of Weddings Planning.
Her ability to handle difficult situations with grace, and impeccable attention to detail make her a great asset to any team. Lauren works with clients to create a unique planning experience and a fresh visionary perspective that she then executes into an eventful and memorable occasion. Her calm demeanor and "can-do" attitude are a breath of fresh air to any bride during the wedding planning process.

Prior to her academic achievements Lauren spent her post undergraduate years working within legal & insurance brokerage firms planning company events, as well as working within the Development Department of the Montclair Art Museum. In 2010-2011 Lauren was nominated for the role of Communications Committee Manager for the International Special Events Society (New York Metro Chapter). Her involvement with ISES NY Metro was invaluable in helping the chapter internally distribute digital communications to members and nonmembers. Her ability to handle difficult situations with grace, and impeccable attention to detail make her a great asset to any team.
When Lauren is not planning a wedding or volunteering within a professional industry association you may find her assisting Urban Girl Squad, a social networking group. Here she helps plan and executes a variety of social outings throughout Manhattan for a select group of hip, young professional women.


Initial Consultation
The initial consultation will provide us with the chance to get to know each other. We’ll explore your ideas and compare thoughts on how to turn your dream into a reality. During the initial consultation we will assess your needs and determine what service best complements your lifestyle and review pricing options.

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The Royal Treatment/ Wedding Weekend
This package is for the couple who has everything, and needs the perfect planner too! Time is precious and you should have the best resources at her fingertips. Calming all your worries, Private Receptions will be by your side working around the clock to provide the highest quality of service to achieve your perfect vision. Spoil yourself and let us handle everything while you enjoy a stress-free engagement.

Full Service / Enjoy your Engagement
A terrific option for the couple who needs an expert to design and plan their wedding within a budget. This service provides value by avoiding common costly mistakes and determining what you really need. Together, we’ll oversee and organize the entire event to create the most memorable day of your life and leave your guests talking years after the wedding!

Partial Service / Planning Companion
A chance to have your very own virtual wedding consultant. This option offers peace of mind along the way! Your Wedding Consultant is available to you via email and phone correspondence.

Month Out Coordination/ Enjoy your Day
It’s time for you to take a break and transition your planning over to us! With just 4 weeks to go, Private Receptions will take over to coordinate and provide the final touches. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your big day!

Hourly Consultation - Your Private Tutor
We provide hourly consultation for those couples looking for specific project based consultation with regards to planning and designing their wedding.