Blog Feature: “Corporate Event Planning Challenges: Tips from 27 Event Planning Experts on How to Avoid Headaches When Planning Corporate Events”

“To ensure we are satisfying everyone’s needs, we usually ask that the clients split up components of the event that they’d each like to be responsible for influencing.”

- Nicole Batiste, Owner - January 2019


Blog Feature:  "Styled Shoot – Cake & Centerpieces"

Collaborating Vendors include: Photography: Christine Ashburn Photography // Venue: Bear Mountain Inn // Event Planner: Events by SB // Floral Designer: Lavender and Leaf Designs // Cake: Sweet Treatz by Dana

August 2017

Blog Feature: "Finding Your "I Do" Venue"

"We’ve invited wedding planning guru, Nicole, of Events By SB, to take over the blog today! Nicole and her team know how stressful choosing the perfect venue can be, so she’s here with four helpful tips to finding the perfect place to say “I do!”

April 2017


“Lists, lists, and more lists! I cannot live without a well-constructed list of to-do’s. I encourage all of my couples to take a look at and rely on my wedding-planning checklist."

- Nicole Batiste, Owner - September 2016


“From the rock and roll legend, Led Zeppelin, the songs “Going to California” and “The Ocean” came to mind when I styled this destination wedding with the amazing help of Events by SB and the stunning bouquet by Organic Flora."

- Corey Lynn Tucker, Photographer - July 2016


"When planning a daytime wedding, couples tend to forget just how early they'll need to start their day!"

- Nicole Batiste, Owner - July 2016


"Today’s featured wedding certainly made it to my favorite list. The couple were creative and had lots of awesome DIY projects."

— Chelsea at Inspired Bride - July 2016

Article Feature: “Weddings Now Cost $31K. Here Are 10 Ways To Spend Less”

Shrink your cake. “Four and five tiered cakes can get pricey,” says Nicole Batiste, owner and president of Events by SB in Valhalla, NY. “Have a two- or three-tiered cake for the slicing ceremony, and then have sheet cakes for the kitchen staff to slice and serve to the guests.”

- March 2015


We are event planners who specialize in crafting unique experiences that celebrate all of life’s important moments. We design, coordinate, “spreadsheet” (yes, it’s a verb!), anticipate, and guide our clients every step of the way through planning an event to ensure that their vision is brought to life and their celebration reflects who they are.   

- Nicole Batiste, Owner - 2015


Not even the cool, damp weather Mother Nature served up could put a damper on Marriage Equality USA's second annual Los Angeles Garden Party + Awards.  

Marriage Equality USA - 2015