Michelle Durpetti Events is a highly respected event and wedding planner in Chicago. We have earned our customers' and peers' respect by our dedication to each client, organizational skills, and attention to detail.


MDE is comprised of a creative team with a unique style; our work reflects that as does our success. We bring our creativity to life in each event, be it a wedding, corporate gathering or other social celebration.


We are committed to you and your event; each is planned and executed with the utmost level of professionalism, organization, and creativity; we make every effort to ensure your expectations are surpassed.


MDE brings you over 20 years of combined experience; we have successfully coordinated over 150 events. Our determination to create the perfect atmosphere and our devotion to our clients have led to many memorable experiences.

Michelle Durpetti Events is a full-service event and wedding planning firm in Chicago specializing in all aspects of management and production.



The ladies of MDE, Michelle, Emily, Rachel and Sterling, are the most professional and hard-working women around.  They are incredibly efficient at executing ANY project that comes their way.  Throughout the many projects that I have had the pleasure of collaborating on with them, the outcome was nothing short of amazing.  They go above and beyond the scope of the project, and not a single detail is overlooked.  I would highly recommend working with them for any event. — Jessi S./ Chicago, IL /,

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