What I Offer



I care about making your event the best possible experience for everyone involved. I take care of all the small, tedious details and arrangements so that my clients can focus on the important stuff. That’s why I make the effort to understand & personalize your needs, so that the event you imagined is everything & more.

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Trust us to take care of all your event details. This service is customized to set realistic projections for your event budget and Decor Installations, so you have a clear idea of what is needed to complete the aesthetic. I guarantee your guests will be raving about the event afterwards.


Welcome to Melissa 🍍rtanez Events + Co.

Melissa Ortanez Events & Co. has specialized in Event Planning, Styling & Concept Creation, Corporate & Editorial Shoots in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley area & Destination Weddings since 2008.  Over 2 decades of experience planning events, Melissa Ortanez Events & Co was born in 2008. We have formed a strong relationship with some of the Industry’s Elite Decorators, Creatives, Artisans in Vancouver, British Columbia. Our goal is to create a lasting & memorable experience that enhances your guest experience and yours. It’s the little & big details. We create extraordinary  concepts, your guests will be talking about for decades. We want to learn more about you. Customize the details. 
Contact me to schedule a consultation and learn what I can do for you. I can’t wait to connect! Whether planning a magnificent Wedding; locally or destination, or entertaining at a Corporate Activation, Studio Warming, Baby Shower or birthday; We style + plan all kinds of life events & create lasting impressions that speak from our heart.


Let’s Plan Your Special Day

What type of event are you looking to plan? Give me a call to schedule an appointment and see what I can do for you. I have over 2 decades of experience planning different types of events. Whether you’re looking to plan a Concept, Styling, Art Direction + Planning or Catering and Menu Selection, I’m more than happy to make your dream event a reality. Let me help you host a moment to remember.

Concept and Design Planning


Stunning and Memorable

Melissa Ortanez Events & Co. will take care of all your Concept & Design Planning details — from decor and location, food and seating plan. I’ll assist you in developing a budget, help pick out vendors as well as a venue, and take care of the timeline so you won’t have to worry about a thing except being a guest at your own event. I guarantee your Concept and Design Planning will have those in attendance raving about the event afterwards.

Beach Wedding

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” 

Lao Tzu


Vancouver, BC, Canada


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