Our Team


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Monti Samuel

Owner & Executive Producer

Monti comes from a Marketing and Hotel Management background from Syracuse and Cornell University in New York. Her career spans working with Intercontinental, Westin and Dusit Thani hotels in North America and Asia as well as private properties in the Caribbean. Monti is a chameleon being able to blend herself to each client and production to bring visions to reality. Monti is also a partner in Vancouver's highly sought out bridal salon, Blush Bridal, making her intimate with the needs of brides and their families.



Owner & Executive Producer

Lara began her love and focus of weddings and corporate events in 1999 by creating her own business catering to the high end echelon of the Vancouver and International market. Her events have taken her from castles in Italy to the sands of Mexico and the wineries of the Okanagan. Previous to this Lara's career was 15 years in the hospitality business, working within the management core of Earls Restaurant Group. Lara has an ability to bring everyone at ease around her and radiate confidence, making her exceptional at large group events.

Brittany Vickers

Associate Planner and Operations Manager 

Email: Brittany@cocoeventsandweddings.com

Andrea Ng

Associate Planner and Social Media Manager 

Email: andrea@cocoeventsandweddings.com