Leah Baker

event planner , wedding planner

Leah Baker
Leesburg, VA
571-244-6808
destinyanddj@yahoo.com

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Always unique, always excellent, always unforgettable

Welcome to TGIL Event Consulting, LLC! We guarantee the professionalism and dedication you can't find anywhere else. With your vision and my expertise, together we can make your event perfect. Leave the worrying to us.

About Leah Baker
Leah Baker has been in the business of creating memories through events since 2006.  She has been able to help organizations such as Word Alive Church International and Lost Sheep Found Ministries have wonderful, stress-free events for all to enjoy.  Leah Baker is motivated by helping people and making a real difference in the lives of our future generation. 

Leah Baker's passion lies in helping others and believes TGIL Event Consulting, LLC will be a blessing to everyone who uses its services.  Leah is a leader who measures her event's success by doing things right and doing right things.

Leah is currently completing the Independent Event and Wedding Planning (IEWP) Certification in an effort to provide excellent service to clients in the Northern Virginia area. 

Leah Baker has launched her own business, TGIL Event Consulting, LLC, in 2009 to provide event consulting services for private and corporate events. 

Leah has lead a successful professional career as a Software Engineer for over 9 years, while planning events for non-profit organizations.  Leah has a BS degree in Information Systems and Decision Sciences, a Masters Degree in Computer Information Systems and a Masters Degree in Non-Profit Management. 

Leah has always been active within her community and has given back through her time, resource and capital.  Leah has produced events such as "Comeback" Health and Wellness Expo, "The Back 2 School Jam,"  "The Best Kept Secrets" College Preparation Seminar, and "Street Credit" Youth Leadership Conference.   

Services

We specialize in corporate events such as meeting planning, seminars, conferences, company holiday parties, workshops, and team building. We also specialize in wedding planning. We specialize in private events such as family renuions, anniversary celebrations, private dinners, birthday parties, bridal showers and graduation parties.

CORPORATE EVENT SERVICES
There are a million reasons to have an event and a million details that go into making an event perfect. We understand that planning your corporate event is a job in itself and we are here to make your holiday parties, workshops, meetings, seminars, conferences, and team building better than you could imagine. We will organize all the details from RSVP tracking to transportation and everything in between.

You work hard to make your business the best it can be. We are honored to make sure your business is represented by a flawless event that will make you proud. Whether you goal is to show your hard working employees your appreciation, impress potential clients or host a client appreciation event or fundraiser we are here to offer our event services and help you put together an event that will not soon be forgotten.

We will help you manage all aspects of planning and excuting your corporate event while working as a team to ensure that your event is flawless. We have established relationships with site venues, caterers, entertainers of any kind, transportation companies, rental companies, printing companies, audio visual companies, lighting and decor and much more. We will maintain constant close communication with all hired vendors for your event and we will work out all logistics with the event site for you such as:

Transportation Logistics - We will coordinate any transportation needs for your event.

Research Location - We will research your events location that you already have chosen or find one that best suits your needs for your next big event.

Decorations - We will coordinate any decoration or set up you may need completed for your event.

Catering Services - We work with only the best caterers who deliver quality food, reliable and professional service for the day of your special event.

Management of Audio and Visual - Management will include any internet connection needs, audio or visual production, as well as coordination of any musicians or dj's.

Managing Giveaways, Attendees and Material - Whether it is putting together the rsvp list, putting together printed material for your event or getting together some awesome give aways for you event, TGIL Event Consulting, LLC can pull it off.

We offer many options to choose from and we invite you to give us a call for an initial consultation. After all if event planning was not a job, we would not have one.

WEDDING PLANNING SERVICES

TGIL Event Consulting, LLC is here to make your day perfect! Your style, taste and visions can come true while minimizing your stress in planning. We strive to match you up with Virginia wedding and event vendors that will exceed your expectations while staying within your budget. We do not make any decisions for you, our job is to assist you in making an informed and, ultimately, the right decision for all aspects of your flawless event. We will be there to answer all of your questions, with our training and experience, and make sure your event is unforgettable. Give TGIL a call for your free event quote or schedule a an initial consultation with us.

TGIL's wedding packages include the following services:

- Unlimited consultation via emails, phone, face-to-face with wedding planner to ensure open and accurate communication
- Traditional wedding conduct advice
- Meeting the friends and family who are assisting in planning the wedding
- Basic communication with wedding vendors

Our packages are as follows:

TGIL Month (31 days) Package
This “Month-of-Coordination” package is specially created for couples who already have the big things set for their wedding and just need coordination when it comes closer to their wedding day. With this option, you can get full wedding coordination for up to 31 days before your wedding. This method is strongly preferred to “Day-of-Coordination” so that your coordinator can be fully prepared for your wedding day.

• One face to face meeting with your wedding coordinator within 31 days of your wedding
• Minute-by-minute coordination on wedding day (no time limitations)
• Direction & coordination of wedding rehearsal
• Detailed wedding and reception itinerary to be distributed to wedding participants and vendors
• Collection of items after reception to be brought back to bride and groom (cake topper, champagne flutes, decor, food samples, etc.)
• Review and confirmation of all vendor contracts and packages prior to your wedding to ensure accurate delivery of services and products
• One Assistant Coordinator on your wedding day

Give TGIL a call for your free event quote or schedule a an initial consultation with us.

TGIL Coordination Package

Our most popular wedding coordination package and the best value! This is an all-inclusive package for your wedding ceremony and reception, including a rehearsal. It is great for couples who want to have a beautiful wedding without them having to stress out over planning much themselves. You get complete piece of mind with this package leaving the responsibilities of your wedding in your coordinator’s hands.

• Four face to face meetings with your wedding coordinator
• Personalized “To-Do” list outlining couple’s responsibilities as well as coordinator’s responsibilities with estimated completion dates
• Budget development assistance
• In-Depth venue overview for wedding and reception
• Venue layout(s) and guest seating assistance
• Unlimited Vendor Recommendations in all vendor categories
• Assistance with Entertainment and Music Recommendations
• Assistance with Theme, Décor, Floral, and Favor Selection
• Assistance with Menu & dessert selection
• Assistance with selection and etiquette of all stationary (Save the Date Cards, Invitations, Programs, Placecards, etc.)
• Review and confirmation of all vendor contracts and packages prior to your wedding to ensure accurate delivery of services and products
• Creation of detailed wedding and reception itinerary to be distributed to wedding participants and vendors
• Instruction & coordination of wedding rehearsal
• Minute-by-minute coordination on wedding day (no time limitations)
• Collection of items after reception to be brought back to bride and groom (cake topper, champa gne flutes, decor, food samples, etc.)
• One Assistant Coordinator on your wedding day

Give TGIL a call for your free event quote or schedule a an initial consultation with us.

TGIL Booking Package

This is a planning package that includes the ability to have an experienced wedding planner to meet with, discuss your event details, and bargain contract requirements with all your wedding vendors. This is great for couples who don’t have the time to allocate to wedding planning or are planning their wedding from a distance (ex: destination wedding or residing elsewhere). You get complete freedom throughout your entire planning process with this package and you will receive better deals from vendors since you’re booking through a planner.

• Two face to face meetings with your wedding coordinator
• Personalized “To-Do” list outlining couple’s responsibilities as well as planner’s responsibilities
• Budget development assistance
• In-Depth venue overview and selection with your requirements
• Unlimited Vendor Recommendations in selected vendor categories
• Complete communication with all vendors from beginning to end
• Assistance with Entertainment and Music Recommendations
• Assistance with Theme, Décor, Floral, and Favor Selection
• Assistance with Menu & dessert selection
• Assistance with selection and etiquette of all stationary (Save the Date Cards, Invitations, Programs, Placecards, etc.)
• Creation and review of all vendor contracts and packages prior to your wedding to ensure accurate delivery of services and products
• Creation of detailed wedding and reception itinerary to be distributed to wedding participants and vendors

Give TGIL a call for your free event quote or schedule a an initial consultation with us.

TGIL Wedding Day Services

The following is a list of services that we provide for you on your wedding day. We are very comprehensive in the services we provide on the day of your wedding and/or event. We like to ensure accurate, professional and timely delivery of all services. We pride ourselves on exceptional day-of services for all our clients.

• Greet and supervise vendors
• Greet Bride & Groom’s family and ensure they are on time in the morning
• Tend to vendors’ needs (electrical, placement issues, collaboration, etc.)
• Manage set-up of ceremony and reception areas
• Verify the proper place setting & placement of all tables & chairs
• Elegant set-up of place cards on registration table
• Distribution & set-up of guest book, wedding favors, programs, card box, framed photographs, and all other items that will be displayed/distributed
• Direct guests to the ceremony and reception areas
• Crowd management
• Adjust bride’s dress and accessories prior to walking down the aisle
• Cue musicians and/or DJ, ensure they are comfortable with the timeline and have the correct musical selections
• Ensure the reception area décor is completed and as desired before opening doors to banquet hall/ballroom
• Line up and prepare the MC, wedding party, and all family members for the grand entrance prior to the reception
• Supervise and communicate with the chef, banquet captain and catering staff to ensure excellent and timely dinner service
• Prep anyone scheduled to give toasts and speeches, as desired
• Handle any emergencies or unexpected occurrences in a professional and comprehensive manner, including follow-up after your wedding day
• Keep the wedding day running on schedule as closely as possible while maintaining a good flow of events

We will work with your budget and needs to personalize any package for you, please inquire with us about your specific situation. Additional services available upon request, pricing is subject to change based on size and location of event, time until event date, amount of prior preparation necessary for event, and services desired.



PRIVATE EVENT SERVICES
No event is too big or too small - family renuions, anniversary celebrations, private dinners, birthday parties, bridal showers and graduation parties - Events that will be remembered for a life time.

We will create a concept, implement it and ensure a smooth, stress-free party or event while providing the highest level of service and attention to detail. Endless creativity and unlimited imagination are all you need while we organize your most extraordinary event!

Give TGIL a call for your free event quote or schedule a an initial consultation with us.