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California’s history is rich with a diverse culture that we love to showcase when styling events up and down the coast. Inspired by local venues and their unique character, each event features details that hint at something authentic to the destination that we take pride in being able to share […]

Anil Pacheco is one of the newest members of our team at AOO Events. Born and raised in Orange County, CA, to a Latin-American family, Anil is a visionary floral /event designer known for his one of a kind arrangements and innovative design. After graduating high school in Garden Grove, Anil […]

Nestled in the hills of the Santa Monica mountains is Calamigos Ranch, the venue of our latest wedding story, featuring Josh and Danielle Miller. Also considered Malibu Wine Country, the natural aesthetic of the venue provides a stunning backdrop for the quintessential California Wedding. In the fall of last year, […]

Leading up to the Oscars is a busy time for several event planners in Los Angeles. Besides the main event, which usually takes place in late February or early March, there are many high-profile events surrounding the Academy Awards. One such event, is Alfre Woodard’s “Oscars Sistahs Soiree,” which has been […]

During this year’s Super Bowl festivities, our team worked around the clock to complete several customized designs for various events. These series of events serves as a great example of how clients can be inspired with customized suggestions that really bring their event to life. The unique designs become signature […]

As the 2017 event season is in full swing, the event design world is in constant search of new rental items to spice up their events, here at AOO Events we have a different mantra: “Custom build it and it will come!” These signature elements can produce focal points for special events, engage […]

The Special Event Trade Show and Conference is something we look forward to each January. For our team, it has become a tradition for us to attend. This year marked our CEO, David E. Merrell’s 9th annual design trends showcase, even though he has been speaking on other subjects and […]

The Pantone Color Institute has decreed its 2017 “Color of The Year” as Pantone 15-0343, or simply put, “Greenery.” Year after year, event professionals have looked forward to Pantone’s fall declaration as an indicator as to what is coming, style wise, in the next few months. Designers are always excited […]

Meet AOO Events COO Mark Sheldon! Mark utilizes 30 years of professional event experience to partner in managing and operating AOO Events. Having occupied almost every niche of the special events industry, Mark has a unique talent for getting to the source of any challenge and quickly implementing the solution. […]

“Last year I had the honor of creating the first ever CovCarnival. This was a carnival specifically created for homeless and underprivileged youth that utilize the services of Covenant House in New Orleans. This carnival was just a small part of a “give back” program entitled “Event Pros Take Action” […]