Ever since I can remember, I have loved creating joyous experiences for others. Whether it was hosting dinner parties, banquets, non-profit events, or corporate events, I love being a part of the bigger picture that brings people together in purpose and in celebration.
Before starting KME, I gained over 10 years of experience planning a wide variety of celebrations, from trade shows and conferences, to non-profit events, as well as operations management. My love of the more personal and detailed side of the business is what inspired me to branch into the wedding industry and launch this wedding and event planning business. My goal is to provide each client with a personable yet professional experience.
When I’m not planning, you can find me with trying a new workout class, spending time with my doodle, Holly, or enjoying new restaurants with family and friends.
I can’t wait to get to know you and hear all about your big day!
Amanda Zabrocki Photography
- Bella & Sam, 2022
"We came to Kandace over a year ago with the dream of transforming the St. Petersburg Pier into a beautiful wedding reception and ceremony space. Kandace not only made our dreams come true but exceeded our expectations us in every way possible. I cannot explain enough how important it is to have a mature, communicative, kind, and knowledgeable Wedding Planner by your side for your wedding (especially when you are looking to do some thing a little out of the box). Kandace was able to take a space that has never been used for a wedding and make it completely our own.
"SHE not only made our dreams come true but exceeded our expectations us in every way possible."
- LAURA & IAN, 2022
She was hard working, professional and calm throughout the entire process of planning our wedding and the day-of coordination. We booked Event Day Coordination services for our small wedding at Station House in St. Pete, and it made our day perfect. Kandace touched base with us regularly in the months leading up to our wedding, and went above and beyond day-of to ensure that my husband and I could fully enjoy our day, free of worry. If there were any snafu’s during our wedding day, we never knew it. If you are looking for a planner who will provide skill, calm and professionalism, look no further.
"I cannot recommend Kandace’s
- SUZANNE + AUSTIN, 2022
Kandace served as our professional wedding consultant and wedding day coordinator. From the beginning, we found her to be organized, professional, creative, and responsive. We had to reschedule our wedding (multiple times) and Kandace helped facilitate the moving pieces and made sure nothing was forgotten. Having her communicate and direct our vendors in the weeks up to the wedding was a huge relief. On our wedding day, we were relaxed knowing Kandace would take care of everything (which she did!). We couldn't recommend her enough.
"We are so grateful to Kandace and