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"Here are a few more concrete things that happened, roughly in chronological order: - We signed a contract and committed half the $350 fee up front ($175). At" this point, the coordinator for the service,
, had been helpful and attentive. - Once the contract was signed, getting any details or a response from
became difficult. We literally went months waiting for her to respond to things and had to constantly nag her. - Lie #1 - Shortly before our wedding she informed us that she was NOT actually the person that would be officiating. She apparently has people she hires to do this despite the fact that we specifically signed the contract assuming it would be her. - Lie #2 - The day before our wedding, we were supposed to have a rehearsal with the unknown officiant (we knew nothing about) and
insisted that we start this rehearsal 3 hours prior to the rehearsal dinner because it would take so long. When this officiant shows up, she says that she has to leave in 30 minutes because she has another ceremony to go to -- they lied to us and deliberately booked another ceremony far to close to ours and we ended up not even having time to rehearse. - The officiant and the coordinator were not gracious in handling this situation and ultimately because of their bad attitude, having lied to use about who would be officiating, and why the rehearsal had to be early, we fired them and had to find another officiant ONE day before the ceremony. - Lie #3 - After all of this,
assured me we would get our money back - Lie #4 - A month later after never receiving money and constantly dodging phone calls (I never actually spoke to her again she lied about being willing to refund us), she claimed she had an identity theft problem and had to wait one month longer. - Lie #5 - After one more month, she lied yet again and told us that she would not pay us back and that because I wanted to purse a refund further, her attorney would contact me shortly. I was never contacted by anyone and I'm sure there was no attorney. We have email records to prove all of this especially after she refused to actually speak on the phone. It was as frustrating of an experience as we've ever had with a local business and we're not hard to please (I've never written a negative review in my life until now). These people were just truly awful to us.

-Eric C.

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" Their rep called after signing up for their free listing. Said we should try, yes try she said, our premium listings. If you don't like it, you can cancel." I told her I'd think about it. So, without saying yes or no. The next thing I know they're sending me a bill for the monthly charge. -Marked paid. They used the credit card I used when I signed up for their free listing. I never authorized that. They said I did when I didn't respond to their "confirmation email" within 3 days. I didn't know blowing them off and ignoring them saying nothing means "yes"!! Call me stupid, but not calling or responding means I'm not interested. Bottom line, I did not agree to any services. I did not agree to pay for any services. I did not sign a contract for any services. These people should back off and rethink their business practice of deceit and manipulation. If their product is so good, they should be able to
it on the up and up like everyone else does. Resolution should be their acknowledging no services were authorized or contracted for and therefore no contract.

-Anthony T.

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Couldn't be more pleased. They met with us and planned the evening including the play and do not play list. They had great ideas on planning the evening and even visited the venue before the wedding to determine the best place to set up. They crested a Great Wall of sound and light that focused on the dance floor and not into the seating area where guests were able to comfortably talk and watch the dancing. During the entire event they were helpful and flexible. They keep the event moving and organized yet minimized their presence. They kept the focus on the family and attendees - not themselves. Highly recommend them.
- Bruce P.
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We called Fantastic Events initially just to do some decoration for a last minute wedding celebration me and my wife decided to put together for our friends and family. After talking to them we decided to allow them to handle the logistics of making sure the wedding and celebration flowed perfectly. We had already contacted the caterers, band, photographer and minister but Yudi made sure every thing was coordinated. They did a great job and everything came off without a hitch. This was only a 30 people event, but based on my observations they could handle much larger affairs as well, plus they are very nice people to work with.
- Nicolas P.
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In the beginning
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is very calm, friendly, and professional. He returns all your calls and answers all your questions. However, once he receives that last payment on the day of your wedding he is seriously MIA. So MIA, that it's scary! I was so nervous thinking that maybe he lost all our footage and was just too afraid to tell us. Finally after 7 months we received our (okay) video and pictures. We were just so relieved to have something we didn't complain, we just accepted them. I wouldn't recommend him to anyone. There is just too much procrastination, hassle, MIA, nervousness, conning, and resentment going on throughout this business deal to recommend him to anyone.
- Jermaine E.
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and his staff are a delight to work with, they helped us plan the menu for the event, were very flexible with any issues that came up. Staff arrived for set up well before the event and had everything prepared, guests commented on how good the food was. Everything went without a hitch, clean up was a breeze, they left everything in perfect order. Top Notch.
- Nicolas P.
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We booked this as the site of our daughters wedding reception over a year in advance. Within 9-12 months of the date the wedding coordinator that we were working with left employment with
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. This was concerning and we had trouble contacting a coordinator for a week or so. Then they reached out to us, and from there, we were thrilled with the service. Planning was professional; we had a tasting in order to choose the food. The staff was lovely, professional, taking pride in their work. That show of professionalism, friendliness and taking pride in their work continued through the morning of the event and the evening reception. The cost of
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is expensive, make no mistake about that. But they delivered on the product!! The reception was exactly as I envisioned and planned. My daughter was thrilled!! I would definitely recommend
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for a reception and I hope to have the occasion to use them again
- CRAIG M.
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are wonderful. They do hair and makeup for brides and anyone in the bridal party. They will come to your location. These ladies are true artists. They take the style and look that you want and make it more beautiful than you could ever imagine. They are professional but friendly and they are extremely knowledgeable. If you are planning a wedding and you want everyone to look the best that they possibly can you can count on Bangs &
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. Their airbrush makeup is amazing. I give them the highest
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possible in every category. They did all the attendants hair and makeup in my daughter's wedding, my daughter's hair and makeup, and my hair and makeup. It was an amazing experience. It was so relaxing to have them come to us on my daughter's wedding day. The atmosphere was relaxing and enjoyable. Since they came to the wedding venue we didn't have to worry about being late to the wedding.
- Debbie D.
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They did a terrific job. The patio provided a great place for the cocktail party, and they served about 200 guests a great dinner inside. The golf course provided a great setting for wedding pictures. Food and service were great, and the cost was actually much less than I had budgeted. We recommend it highly.
- KENT & CAROLYN A.
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All of our guests loved the photo booth. They had great props - signs, hats, sunglasses. The package was so inclusive - multiple prints for groups plus we received digital copies of the pics at the end of the night.
- Janel V.

Wedding Planners in Lockport, IL

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1st Class Entertainment Ltd.

8063 S. Tennessee Ave.
Willowbrook

A BRIANNA LIMOUSINE SVC INC

4440 W Lincoln Hwy
Matteson

A-1 American Limousine Inc

1212 S Mitchell Blvd
Schaumburg

A-1 TENT MASTERS INC

2924 N. river Road
River Grove

A-BnC Parties and More, Inc.

113 McHenry Road, #235
Buffalo Grove

ABBINGTON DISTINCTIVE BANQUETS

3S002 IL ROUTE 53
Glen Ellyn

AFFORDABLE BACKYARD TENTS

1101 S OAK PARK AVE
Oak Park

All Occasion Catering

9460 Irving Park Rd. #2187
Schiller Park

Alpine Banquets

8230 S Cass Ave
Darien

Alpine Country Club

10 W. Washington Street
Round Lake

As You Wish Edible Art, INC.

17 West Butterfield Rd.
Villa Park

Audio Visual Computer Specialists

374 Loveland Dr
Glendale Heights

Ballroom Dance Lessons Illinois

207 s villa ave
Villa Park

Big Buzz Idea Group

3332 W. Foster Ave., #121
Chicago

Big City Bride

954 W Webster Ave
Chicago

Bottom's Up Bartending

550 E 50th Place
Chicago

CAROL'S EVENT STAFFING INC

5038 N. Lincoln AVE.
Chicago

Catering Made Simple

1544 Fleetwood Drive
Elgin

Change of Scene

745 Fairfield Ave.
Elmhurst

CHEF BY REQUEST

5100 ACADEMY DR
Lisle

Chi-City Enterprises DJs Naperville

1121 George Ln
Naperville

Chicago Avenue Salon

1941 W Chicago Ave
Chicago

City Lights Makeup Artistry

948 W. Madison
Chicago

City Street's DJs

700 Perrie Drive
Elk Grove Village

Clark Productions

3807 Canterbury Court
Richton Park

CLASSY LIMOUSINE SVC

1120 HONEYWOOD DR
Westmont

Columbus Centre Banquets

365 syeerse
Lake Zurich

Cork Catering & Special Events

1421 W. Fullerton Ave
Addison

CORKY'S CATERING

1421 W Fullerton Ave
Addison

CREATIVE DIGITAL MASTERS

22 BRECKENRIDGE DR
Aurora

Creativity Company

318 Illinois St
Park Forest

CUTTING EDGE CATERING & EVENTS

904 COTTAGE STREET
Shorewood

D'MASTI CATERING

11915 WESTERN AVE.
Blue Island

Deonna Caruso Photography

1627 N. Windsor Drive
Arlington Heights

DjRomano

520 W. Melrose
Chicago

Donna's Custom Flowers

1161 N Edgewood Rd
Lake Forest

DREAMSCAPE TRAVEL GROUP, Llc.

PO Box 246
Elk Grove Village

Elegant Chair Covers & Linens

15349 70th Court
Tinley Park

EMSA Travel Agency

6351 W Montrose Ave
Chicago

Event Planners

8028 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Event Planning

3740 Pebble Beach REach
Northbrook

Exquisite Events

3740 Pebble Beach REach
Northbrook

Florist on Wheels

835 N MICHIGAN AVE
Chicago

FLOWERS BY STEEN

926 MAITLAND DR
Lockport

FRANK EVENT DESIGN

5555 N SHERIDAN RD
Chicago

GASLITE MANOR BANQUETS

2485 CHURCH RD
Aurora

Greiner's Crafts LLC

40 Colony Sq Apt G

I Now Pronounce You Weddings

8708 Orchard Dr
Hickory Hills

In Any Event

426 Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge

In Time Of Need! Event Staffing

177 E. Stevenson Drive
Glendale Heights

Inweddingdress.com

1184 Roosevelt Rd
Glen Ellyn

J & L CATERING

1229 N NORTH BRANCH ST
Chicago

Jack Nadel International

303 W Erie Street Suite 610
Chicago

Jeanil Wedding & Events

1106 Georgetown Way
Vernon Hills

Jess at Lucid Salon

570 N Schmale Rd
Carol Stream

Jolt Entertainment, Inc.

1357 W Fullerton Ave.
Chicago

KOW - Creating Experiences

1655 N Wells
Chicago

Koz Mobil DJ

340 Claymoor Dr
Hinsdale

LA CUISINE CATERING CO

19 West 1st Street
Hinsdale

Lake Zurich Travel

461 S Rand Road
Lake Zurich

Lynda Rose Events Inc

642 Dunsten Cir
Northbrook

M & P Floral and Event Production

840 W Lake St, Suite 402
Roselle

m2 Creative Management Solutions

333 W Hubbard ST
Chicago

Map Your Party

10 East 56 Place
Westmont

MartiniqueBanquets

8200 South Cicero Avenue
Burbank

Mid-America Club

200 E Randolph Dr
Chicago

Moments In Time Photo Booth

4740 N. Cumberland Ave
Chicago

Munchie's Professional DJ Service

1836 Wessel Court
Saint Charles

NoteworthyNotes

3629 N. Halsted
Chicago

Old Towne Hall

54 BRINK ST
Crystal Lake

One Love Proposals

300 E Sheridan Dr
Bartlett

Pampered Chef

PO Box 127
Ingleside

Pastiche Events | Chicago

218 Deerpath Ct
Schaumburg

Pat's Pastry Palace

1625 Harlem Ave.
Berwyn

Photography by David

2654 N. Laramie
Chicago

Ravi's Wedding Decorations

676 Bonded Parkway, Unit K
Streamwood

Revel Decor

1402 N Western Ave
Chicago

ROSCOE BLOOMS

2058 W ROSCOE
Chicago

Rose Banquets

1759 N Neva Ave
Chicago

Ruth Silver Photography

28 E Jackson Blvd
Chicago

Schulz-Brundage, Inc.

932 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove

SKAFF FLORAL CREATIONS

19 N Grant St
Hinsdale

Something Special by Sherri

P.O. Box 8145
Westchester

Soundtastik DJ

2317 Carnation Drive
Crest Hill

Storybook Events

539 W 38th St

Sue The DJ

PO Box 37
Westmont

Symphony Sounds

940 W. Hubbard St.
Chicago

The Metropolis Ballroom of Arlington Heights

6 South Vail Ave
Arlington Heights

The Rebel Reverend

private residence
Park Forest

Through The Lens Studios

261 N York St
Elmhurst

TLG Properties LLC

904 Longmeadow Ct
Barrington

Ultimate Rental Services Inc

1200 N Independence Blvd
Romeoville

Ultimate Timing Concierge Services, LLC

16436 Siegel Dr
Crest Hill

Upscale Winona LLC

1535 W. School
Chicago

Vance Events

Chicago

Vintage Place Settings

2023 W. Carroll Ave. #C211
Chicago

Walton Weddings

413 Manor Ct.
New Lenox

Wedding Maniacs

250 E St. Charles Rd. Villa Park, IL 60181
Villa Park

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The Wedding Pros-15 Years Photo Booth Rental-DJ-
Chicago

WESTGATE FLOWER & PLANT SHOP

841 South Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park

WINDOWS OF THE WORLD TRAVEL

386 W HALF DAY RD
Buffalo Grove

Yanni Design Studio

500 Quail Hollow Drive
Wheeling

YASMIN SCHALLER LTD

2673 N GREENVIEW AVE
Chicago

zookie

151 S Pfingsten Rd
Deerfield

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