BizBash Chicago Readers’ Choice Awards

Our very own, Michelle Durpetti, was recently nominated Social Event Planner of the Year for the 2012 BizBash Chicago Readers’ Choice Awards! This award is presented to an industry leader who consistently meets the needs of social clients through organizing, executing events such as weddings, bar or bat mitzvahs, private dinner parties, and so forth.

.Michelle has produced events with the likes of Terry O’Quinn from the hit ABC TV series Lost, Cindy Chiang, winner of The Amazing Race, Billie Jean King with the Tennis Opportunity Program, a DreamWorks film premiere, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, Chicago Gateway Green, the Chicago Opera Theater, and more. She also produces the events for her family’s restaurant Gene & Georgetti, including the 70th Anniversary Film Premiere at Park West and weddings for clients at such sought after venues as the Chicago History Museum and The Palmer House among many more.

Please support the Michelle Durpetti Events team and vote for Michelle Durpetti for BizBash‘s SOCIAL EVENT PLANNER OF THE YEAR! Voting is now open at bizbash.com/chivotes and closes Monday, November 12th at 11:59 p.m. CST. Please remember that individuals can vote once per 24-hour period. We really appreciate your support!

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This nomination is a huge honor for the entire MDE team and we are so proud of Michelle for representing us! While there are many wonderful planners here in Chicago, it is truly an accomplishment to be recognized amongst these talented individuals!

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MDE has been privileged to have worked with local and national celebrities, media personalities and some truly worthwhile nonprofit organizations throughout the years!
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NATIONAL CELEBRITIES & MEDIA PERSONALITIES:
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MDE worked with Terry O’Quinn of ABC’s LOST and CBS’ Hawaii 5-0 and current star of ABC’s 666 Park Avenue on the fundraising event for Fresh Bread Production’s film “Using“.
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We had the pleasure of working with Amazing Race winner Cindy Chiang on Carasco Photography’s second annual Brides, Bubbles, Bliss.
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Tennis Pro and renown humanitarian Billy Jean King, hosted the Tennis Opportunity Program’s 13th Annual Fundraising Event at Midtown Athletic Club.
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MDE worked with former Mayor Richard M. Daley on the Congressional Medal of Honor Convention and Governor Quinn on a private fundraiser. 
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NON-PROFIT CLIENTS:
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CORPORATE CLIENTS:
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70th Anniversary Party
Film Premiere
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Independent Retail Cattlemen’s Association (IRCA)
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COLLABORATIVE PHOTO SHOOT FOR CS BRIDES MAGAZINE
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FEATURED WEDDINGS:
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In the last year MDE’s weddings have been featured in Style Me Pretty Illinois & Be U Weddings! We were also asked to participate in a stylized feature in Chicago Social Brides this spring.
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Style Me Pretty Illinois – Ellen & Jon’s WeddingJenn & Mark’s Wedding
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Please support the Michelle Durpetti Events team and vote for Michelle Durpetti for BizBash‘s SOCIAL EVENT PLANNER OF THE YEAR! Voting is now open at bizbash.com/chivotes and closes Monday, November 12th at 11:59 p.m. CST. Please remember that individuals can vote once per 24-hour period. We appreciate your support!
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