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Special Occasion Events INC

Chicago, Illinois, Cook

(69)
2 hires on Bark
‘20 Certificate of Excellence, 2020

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Special Occasion Events is you premiere one stop shop as we provide the following resources for your event!

Wedding Planners
DJ Service
Photography
VideoGraphy
Master of Ceremonies(Emcee)
Uplighting
Photobooth Services

We provide you with great 5 Star quality and we take every client with sincere and great Hospitality.

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Reviews (69)

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C
8 November 2020

Rick!!!!!! 
I seriously can't thank you enough! I'm receiving so many compliments about you and your awesome DJ! There's no wedding without you guys!  
That's it we're bonded for life whether you like it or not!
Your energy was fantastic, and DJ saved My Life.... I believe that's a song LOL 
Never lose that incredible spirit it's definitely contagious 🙂
From your sister from another mister!
Most Sincerely,
Carol Y
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G
17 August 2020

Working with Rico for our wedding reception was one of our best decisions. From planning the timeline to music selection, to final walk through, he made the experience painless and not overwhelming. Then at the reception his emcee magic at providing the perfect energy throughout the night is amazing! We received many compliments from our guests for Rico and his DJ. His warm and sincere friendly, energetic personality, and his amazing talents as an emcee, DJ, and dancer made for an unforgettable experience for everyone attending. We give the highest recommendation possible for Special Occasion Events Inc.! More...

J
7 November 2019

Best MC I could ever ask for ! Rico is your hype man and life of the party ! He made sure me and my husband had our time to shine ! Highly recommend

A
10 October 2019

If you are planning a party and want people to have an amazing and unforgettable time you HAVE TO hire Rico. He was just a great MC! He kept people dancing and having fun during the entire night. He also did a special salsa dance with my wife (it was her surprise bday party) that she will remember forever! More...

A
10 October 2019

If you are planning a party and want people to have an amazing and unforgettable time you HAVE TO hire Rico. He was just a great MC! He kept people dancing and having fun during the entire night. He also did a special salsa dance with my wife (it was her surprise bday party) that she will remember forever! More...

C
26 September 2019

We hired Valerie to be our Day of Coordinator for our wedding and she helped in assisting in our final setup. Val was great in making sure we took care of every detail and helped us line the timeline up accordingly. On the day of the wedding, she was great! She was there anytime we needed something and helped with little issues so we didn't have to deal with them. Val was exactly what we were looking for! More...

C
26 September 2019

We hired Valerie to be our Day of Coordinator for our wedding and she helped in assisting in our final setup. Val was great in making sure we took care of every detail and helped us line the timeline up accordingly. On the day of the wedding, she was great! She was there anytime we needed something and helped with little issues so we didn't have to deal with them. Val was exactly what we were looking for! More...

J
23 September 2019

Working with Rick and Special Occasion Events for our wedding was easily one of the best things about the event! Music was on point. Rick was incredible at keeping the energy up! Would HIGHLY recommend! More...

M
16 September 2019

BEST EXPERIENCE EVER!

If you do not hire Special Occasion Events for your DJ, MC & Photography needs, you are going to be missing out on the best event, ever!

My wife and I knew right when we met Rick (Our MC) that he was going to make our wedding the best party of the century! He exceeded that!

Rick was there for us for 13 months before the wedding all the way to midnight and beyond. We were always in contact with his team and he pretty much organized our entire wedding for us. He took all of our stress away from us and worked with ALL of our venders beautifully. The MC and the DJ had the dance floor FULLY PACKED THE ENTIRE NIGHT!!! People were still dancing when the venue was kicking us all out!

I wish we had enough words to describe how amazing Special Occasion Events was, but there simply aren’t enough words in the English language to do them justice.
All I can say is, Hire them and see for yourself. You will not regret it!

To the Special Occasion Events team, thank you for giving my wife and me the best day of our lives.
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M
16 September 2019

BEST EXPERIENCE EVER! If you do not hire Special Occasion Events for your DJ, MC & Photography needs, you are going to be missing out on the best event, ever! My wife and I knew right when we met Rick (Our MC) that he was going to make our wedding the best party of the century! He exceeded that! Rick was there for us for 13 months before the wedding all the way to midnight and beyond. We were always in contact with his team and he pretty much organized our entire wedding for us. He took all of our stress away from us and worked with ALL of our venders beautifully. The MC and the DJ had the dance floor FULLY PACKED THE ENTIRE NIGHT!!! People were still dancing when the venue was kicking us all out! I wish we had enough words to describe how amazing Special Occasion Events was, but there simply aren’t enough words in the English language to do them justice. All I can say is, Hire them and see for yourself. You will not regret it! To the Special Occasion Events team, thank you for giving my wife and me the best day of our lives. More...

G
6 September 2019

Rico No Suave was great working with! I was amazed on how great he talk and motivated the people to dance and participate in a party a year before my niece's sweet 16 and I asked the DJ I need to hire him for my party! So yes that happen! I love the way he took his role very serious yet very fun, always on time and ready to get my kids to get it moving and feeling motivated! Always had great ideas and his character and his way to talk was great, easy to understand and comprehend! Thank you so much for everything you did in my niece's party! We all love our experience with you! More...

G
6 September 2019

Rico No Suave was great working with! I was amazed on how great he talk and motivated the people to dance and participate in a party a year before my niece's sweet 16 and I asked the DJ I need to hire him for my party! So yes that happen! I love the way he took his role very serious yet very fun, always on time and ready to get my kids to get it moving and feeling motivated! Always had great ideas and his character and his way to talk was great, easy to understand and comprehend! Thank you so much for everything you did in my niece's party! We all love our experience with you! More...

M
17 August 2019

DJ Rico Mangram is a man who knows how to host any event in mind. He is a cool cat and steady at the wheel.

C
11 August 2019

I highly recommend Rico! I hired him to choreograph the surprise dance for my daughters Quinceanera in July 2019 - and I was beyond pleased with his work. He was professional at all times and made my daughter and her friends feel confident in the performance. Rico was enthusiastic and I will be recommending him and Special Occasion Events to anyone needing similar services. More...

C
11 August 2019

I highly recommend Rico! I hired him to choreograph the surprise dance for my daughters Quinceanera in July 2019 - and I was beyond pleased with his work. He was professional at all times and made my daughter and her friends feel confident in the performance. Rico was enthusiastic and I will be recommending him and Special Occasion Events to anyone needing similar services. More...

R
9 July 2019

Rick and Maggie are the best! We hired Special Occasion Events for day-of wedding coordination, and we couldn't be happier with our decision. Rick and Maggie had a plan from our very first meeting (almost a year before our wedding day), and they helped us structure our wedding every step of the way. They went far beyond simple "day-of" coordination, and they were there to help us at every step in our journey. Rick has a charismatic personality that makes him an excellent planner: he was great at getting everyone excited about the wedding day. Maggie is also fun and outgoing, and she is superbly organized. We didn't have to worry about vendor organization or timelines on our wedding day; my husband and I were able to relax and enjoy ourselves knowing that Maggie and Rick had everything under control. On top of everything else, we were able to entrust Rick with the set-up of some of our most personal details - we provided photos and candles, and Rick was able to arrange a beautiful memorial table for us. We have nothing but great things to say about Special Occasion Events, and we would recommend them to anyone getting married in Chicago! More...

T
9 July 2019

We hired Rick and his team to provide Emcee and DJ service for our wedding and honestly couldn't have wished for better. Rick was incredible in every aspect, he kept the wedding running flawlessly, while at the same time ensuring that the attention was in the right place. Every single person that we have spoken to since the wedding mention how incredible Rick was, I can't thank him enough. I will be actively recommending Rick and his team to anyone and everyone and have already passed his info onto a few people that attended the wedding that have said they want to book him for any event they're doing. Anyone looking for an emcee and DJ service for their wedding or event should definitely book Rick and his team quickly to be sure he's available as I'm sure he will be in high demand! Thanks Rick and team, you truly made our wedding an amazing day! More...

T
9 July 2019

We hired Rick and his team to provide Emcee and DJ service for our wedding and honestly couldn't have wished for better. Rick was incredible in every aspect, he kept the wedding running flawlessly, while at the same time ensuring that the attention was in the right place. Every single person that we have spoken to since the wedding mention how incredible Rick was, I can't thank him enough. I will be actively recommending Rick and his team to anyone and everyone and have already passed his info onto a few people that attended the wedding that have said they want to book him for any event they're doing. Anyone looking for an emcee and DJ service for their wedding or event should definitely book Rick and his team quickly to be sure he's available as I'm sure he will be in high demand! Thanks Rick and team, you truly made our wedding an amazing day! More...

R
9 July 2019

Rick and Maggie are the best! We hired Special Occasion Events for day-of wedding coordination, and we couldn't be happier with our decision. Rick and Maggie had a plan from our very first meeting (almost a year before our wedding day), and they helped us structure our wedding every step of the way. They went far beyond simple "day-of" coordination, and they were there to help us at every step in our journey. Rick has a charismatic personality that makes him an excellent planner: he was great at getting everyone excited about the wedding day. Maggie is also fun and outgoing, and she is superbly organized. We didn't have to worry about vendor organization or timelines on our wedding day; my husband and I were able to relax and enjoy ourselves knowing that Maggie and Rick had everything under control. On top of everything else, we were able to entrust Rick with the set-up of some of our most personal details - we provided photos and candles, and Rick was able to arrange a beautiful memorial table for us. We have nothing but great things to say about Special Occasion Events, and we would recommend them to anyone getting married in Chicago! More...

L
8 June 2019

Rick was awesome! I had a small wedding but he turned my reception into a total dance party like no other. 5 stars for you, Rick and your team. My family members and friends were so impressed and all said amazing words about him. If you are looking for an MC, look no farther. Maggie and the DJ were outstanding too. Rick's coordinating and hosting skills are not just professional but he was also very compassionate making sure that I and my fiancé were comfortable and guests were well attended. Maggie was so sweet, like a sister helping us out and making sure things are flowing smoothly. I had very good feedback from guests saying that they had so much fun! All thanks to Rick and his team. FYI Special Occasions Events is also affordable, you will be getting more than your money's worth! Thank you, Rick -- from Ross and I. More...

L
8 June 2019

**** was awesome! I had a small wedding but he turned my reception into a total dance party like no other. 5 stars for you, **** and your team. My family members and friends were so impressed and all said amazing words about him. If you are looking for an MC, look no farther. ****** and the ** were outstanding too. ****'s coordinating and hosting skills are not just professional but he was also very compassionate making sure that I and my fiancé were comfortable and guests were well attended. ****** was so sweet, like a sister helping us out and making sure things are flowing smoothly. I had very good feedback from guests saying that they had so much fun! All thanks to **** and his team. FYI Special Occasions Events is also affordable, you will be getting more than your money's worth! Thank you, **** -- from **** and I. More...

L
7 June 2019

Rick was awesome! I had a small wedding but he turned my reception into a total dance party like no other. 5 stars for you, Rick and your team. My family members and friends were so impressed and all said amazing words about him. If you are looking for an MC, look no farther. Maggie and the DJ were outstanding too. Rick's coordinating and hosting skills are not just professional but he was also very compassionate making sure that I and my fiancé were comfortable and guests were well attended. Maggie was so sweet, like a sister helping us out and making sure things are flowing smoothly. I had very good feedback from guests saying that they had so much fun! All thanks to Rick and his team. FYI Special Occasions Events is also affordable, you will be getting more than your money's worth! Thank you, Rick -- from Ross and I. More...

K
24 April 2019

Rick was absolutely amazing! If you are looking for a DJ for any type of event stop looking and go with special Occasions. He turned our wedding into a party! We really didn't give him much to work with and he turned the night into a full on dance party! Everyone was dancing! I know I will be using him for any type of DJ needs in the future. Everyone after the wedding asked where I found this Gem. He is also a steal, he is worth 3 times what he charges. Thank you so much Rick for making our wedding AMAZING!!! He was the highlight of the entire day! More...

K
24 April 2019

Rick was absolutely amazing! If you are looking for a DJ for any type of event stop looking and go with special Occasions. He turned our wedding into a party! We really didn't give him much to work with and some how he made our wedding magical! I know I will be using him for any type of DJ needs in the future. He lit up the room and everyone after the wedding asked where I found this Gem. Thank you so much Rick for making our wedding AMAZING!!! He was the highlight of the entire day! More...

A
17 April 2019

Rico was amazing. He knew exactly what we needed for our wedding. He walked us through everything from start to finish, and was very knowledgable about the little details we would have never thought of. His charisma and personality kept the guests engaged and the party going. Most importantly he kept us on track with our timeline without being overly pushy. I am extremely happy we decided to go with him. We will definitely be using his services for our next big event. More...

A
16 April 2019

Rico was amazing. He knew exactly what we needed for our wedding. He walked us through everything from start to finish, and was very knowledgable about the little details we would have never thought of. He met with us as many times as we needed to ensure we were comfortable with the ceremony and reception timeline and details. I am extremely happy we decided to go with him. More...

A
28 March 2019

Working with the team at Special Occasion Events was a dream! They were incredibly fast in their responses and extremely helpful. On the day of the event (a high school spring dance), the DJ was very punctual and had a professional set up with a screen and colorful lights. In the past, we've had issues with other DJ's playing inappropriate music or being late, so it was such a breath of fresh air to work with professionals. I highly recommend reaching out to them if you are in need of a DJ service! More...

E
13 February 2019

I booked Rick as the MC for my wedding and couldn't have been pleased with everything, he is the total package when it comes to looking for an energetic, bilingual MC. I was soo delighted with the way he hosted my wedding that I hired him as the MC for my daughter's Quinceañera. Rick does such a great job with keeping the party going as well as keeping
everything on track. He has a timeline and is extreamly professional. I couldn't have been more grateful and thankful for having him apart of my family special moments!!
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E
13 February 2019

I booked Rick as the MC for my wedding and couldn't have been pleased with everything, he is the total package when it comes to looking for an energetic, bilingual MC. I was soo delighted with the way he hosted my wedding that I hired him as the MC for my daughter's Quinceañera. Rick does such a great job with keeping the party going as well as keeping everything on track. He has a timeline and is extreamly professional. I couldn't have been more grateful and thankful for having him apart of my family special moments!! More...

B
20 January 2019

The soonest you meet Rico from Special Occasions you get the impression that he will turn your party up. On the day of our wedding, it was exactly that. Rico was there throughout the whole wedding helping and guiding us. He was very adaptive and manage unexpected things that came up very calmy and professional. He kept communicating and checking in with us, which really put my wife at ease. Rico's energy is so contagious that he had everyone at our party participating, laughing and enjoying themselves. Dj Magic rocked our party. Our friends and family kept dancing all night because music selection was on point. We have nothing but gratitude and love for Rico and Dj Magic of Special Occasions. They really made our wedding a special occasion! Blad & Beth More...

D
3 December 2018

Rico did such an amazing job hosting our wedding at the Odyssey Country club. We had almost 300 guests and the music and entertainment had all of them off their feet dancing through the night. You will not regret working with such a great duo for MC and DJ Bobby C. All of our family had great feedback on the wonderful job they did for our wedding, and they give it 100% for professionalism. You work with them before the event so the only thing you need to worry about during the event is HAVING A GREAT TIME. Would definitely recommend them to anyone needing services for their special event. More...

C
14 November 2018

We booked Special Occasion Events to DJ our wedding. Rick was professional, collaborative, organized, and charismatic! He made sure our whole day went according to plan and handled everything that came up so we didn't have to stress. He kept the entire crowd entertained and engaged. We cannot recommend Rick and his team enough! More...

C
25 October 2018

Rick was the MC at our good friend's wedding back in 2016. He was also the MC at my sister's wedding in April of 2018. Then in September, Rick was the MC at our wedding. My brother just asked me if Rick does out of town weddings for his wedding next year. If you didn't notice the pattern, our family can't get enough of Rick! I cannot put into words how AMAZING this guy is! Not only is Rick easy to talk to and personable, he is organized and has the charisma/energy to keep everyone engaged during the reception. He is consistent, funny, and made our special day so much better!

We used Special Occasion Events, LLC (Rick and DJ Mambo) for our cocktail hour and reception. On the day of, we had some technical difficulties with the wireless mic from the venue. Without charging us extra, Rick and his team jumped right in and were able to help us get it up and running minutes before the ceremony. We also forgot to send Rick a list of questions for our newlywed shoe game. Instead of skipping it, Rick said it would be ok to text it to him right before! We can't thank Rick enough!

Family and friends have asked us where we found him and all I can say is that we were so lucky that we did! Weddings are expensive and stressful but this was a decision that I easily checked off from the start! The services they provided was very good value and I highly recommend Rick & DJ Mambo to any bride!
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C
24 October 2018

Rick was the MC at our good friend's wedding back in 2016. He was also the MC at my sister's wedding in April of 2018. Then in September, Rick was the MC at our wedding. My brother just asked me if Rick does out of town weddings for his wedding next year. If you didn't notice the pattern, our family can't get enough of Rick! I cannot put into words how AMAZING this guy is! Not only is Rick easy to talk to and personable, he is organized and has the charisma/energy to keep everyone engaged during the reception. He is consistent, funny, and made our special day so much better!

We used Special Occasion Events, LLC (Rick and DJ Mambo) for our cocktail hour and reception. On the day of, we had some technical difficulties with the wireless mic from the venue. Without charging us extra, Rick and his team jumped right in and were able to help us get it up and running minutes before the ceremony. We also forgot to send Rick a list of questions for our newlywed shoe game. Instead of skipping it, Rick said it would be ok to text it to him right before! We can't thank Rick enough!

Family and friends have asked us where we found him and all I can say is that we were so lucky that we did! Weddings are expensive and stressful but this was a decision that I easily checked off from the start! The services they provided was very good value and I highly recommend Rick & DJ Mambo to any bride!
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N
18 October 2018

My family hired Special Occasion Events for dance choreograph and emcee services for my niece's quincenera. Rico provide excellent instructions to the children, was very patient, and had a great enthusiastic attitude throughout the 3 months of reversal. On the night of our event Rico went out of his way to keep our event on schedule, provide much support to my family, other event vendors, and instructed the children of my niece's court with great enthusiasm. Last but of course not the least part of his service, Rico emcee service was outstanding, he keep the mood of the event up beat and engage our guest to ensure my niece, my family, and our guest had a great time. Thank you Rico and Special Occasion Events, all of your great work and support was greatly appreciated. My wedding is next!!! More...

C
9 September 2018

Rick and DJ Mambo with Special Occasion Events made our wedding reception a BLAST! They were very responsive, both to our requests and to songs that would make our guests get up and dance. Rick frequently checked in with us throughout the reception to make sure everything was moving along at a good pace. They worked with our budget and helped make our reception so much fun. More...

E
14 August 2018

I booked Rick as the MC for my wedding and couldn't have been pleased with everything, he is the total package when it comes to looking for an energetic, bilingual MC. I was soo delighted with the way he hosted my wedding that I hired him as the MC for my daughter's Quinceañera. Rick does such a great job with keeping the party going as well as keeping everything on track. He has a timeline and is extreamly professional. I couldn't have been more grateful and thankful for having him apart of my family special moments!! More...

M
8 August 2018

Rick and his team did an excellent job for our wedding this past weekend. He got everyone on their feet and dancing, even my brother who never dances! All of the guests kept coming up to my wife and me to tell us how much they loved Rick. Rick and his team were at the venue early to set up and we very much appreciated his punctuality. We also loved that his services were so affordable and fair. Weddings can be very stressful at times but Rick and his team made everything so fun! I would highly recommend Rick and his team to anyone throwing a wedding or special event. Thank you Rick! You made the wedding! More...

S
30 July 2018

Rick Mangram is amazing at his job. He worked very well with our vendors to make sure everybody was on time and prepared. Once we hired Rick, our stress level plummeted . He responded to every question or concern we had immediately, and was never at a loss for how to handle any problems. He was the first person on site the day of our wedding, and he was all over the place making sure that we didn't have to worry about a thing. During the reception, he and his assistant were the life of the party, and more than once he helped us to rally the troops and keep the party going. If you're getting married, you want Rick running the show! More...

K
30 July 2018

Rick delivers as promised! He is very professional and prompt! His energy level is so high that it's contagious! He kept our guests entertained and even helped our photographer with a large group shot! Above and beyond Rick!!

L
23 July 2018

9 months later people still tell us how awesome our Emcee + DJ we're at our wedding. We asked for a party + Rick and his team delivered. Reliable, honest, and a great partner for one of life's big events. More...

S
23 July 2018

I had a great experience booking a Photo Booth for my son’s 15th Birthday Celebration! Rico does an amazing job from beginning to end, answers all questions pre & post booking and gets back to you within a reasonable time frame. This was a hit at the party with the kids & adults everyone enjoyed it. I would definitely come back as I know the quality of service & product I am receiving! More...

A
23 July 2018

We chose to hire Rick and Special Occasions Events Inc for our wedding, and it was by far the best decision we made! They did an amazing job of keeping the party going, and working with us on every single one of our requests. Rick met with us on several occasions, in order to make our day absolutely perfect! In addition to providing the DJ/MC duties for our special day, Rick hired assistants and photographer to make everything run smoothly. On the day of there were a couple hiccups, but Rick and his team were right there to help us figure things out and get everything back on track. Rick was always there and available whenever we had questions or concerns. At one point Rick was actually on a trip to Orlando, but still texted us back immediately and even called us as soon as he got into his hotel. If you’re looking to have the best day of your life, then you NEED to hire Rick and the Special Occasions Events Inc team! They made our wedding a lot less stressful, and we would recommend their services to anyone. Rick and the Special Occasions Inc team made our wedding perfect! More...

N
23 July 2018

When first speaking with Rick I knew immediately that my husband and I needed to hire him! He did an outstanding job as an MC at our wedding 6/22/18 , alongside his awesome DJ. Rick kept our families laughing and even my parents took a card from him for future events. Then when it was time to party, Rick was THE ultimate hype man! I wish I could give him 10 stars, but I'm limited to 5. If you want to have the most memorable and fun event of a lifetime, Rick is the man who can do it! More...

R
23 July 2018

It's never too late to demonstrate once again my gratitude to our family, Rick was excellent as an MC, and definitely knew how to keep the party going and the attendees engaged. and tia Patty Escobar for making Yailenne Escobar's Quinceaňera a truly real success!
Highly recommended thanks again Rick.
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T
23 July 2018

Rick was an AMAZING MC. He set the stage for the night. Literally and metaphorically. Your wedding will be infinitely better with an energetic hosts like Rick on the microphone. He definitely made it a night we will never ever forget. All of my family raved about his performance. More...

S
23 July 2018

Rico is amazing!!! Rico definitely knows how to bring a large crowd together and maintain the energy level and excitement high for everyone to have fun.
Special Occasion planned prom for Holy Trinity High School at the Hard Rock Hotel on Friday May 8th. The music was a perfect mix, students didn't want to leave at the end of the night or the dance floor. Rico surprised the students with glow sticks and light glasses which got them more pumped up and excited. Our students are still talking about how great prom was and so are the chaperones!!!
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C
23 July 2018

What do we say? It was truly AMAZING!! When planning the shower "cocktail party style" for my daughter we tried to think of something unique to engage the guests, so that is was not a dry and boring event. Being in the industry, standards are sometimes a bit higher and Rico blew the "standards" out of the water. He was super friendly and very informative to the guests that were his students for the evening. I would recommend his MC/Host services to anyone as well as the dance instructions. He did not only teach the steps but the culture and reasoning into dance with emotions and history. When the groomsmen found out they were to be part of the "bridal shower", they were not wanting to come. BUT after, they called the guys that didn't show up, and told them they truly missed out on an awesome event and were dancing in the parking lot on the breaks...like a mini wedding reception. Now they have the dance moves to bust out at the real reception! Thanks again for everything! A+++ and WAY more than 5 stars for sure! More...

J
23 July 2018

Rick is absolutely fantastic! We hired him for our wedding on Saturday and we've had so many compliments on him already. He had everyone dancing, singing, and laughing the entire night. He is also a wonderful person and easy to communicate with. He made our experience so simple and fun! You will not regret hiring him More...

M
23 July 2018

Thank you Rico for the wonderful job you did as our M.C. Saturday night for our daughter's Jazmin Quinceanera! Our friends and family were very pleased with how smooth the program went and the additional party favors at the end was priceless! From the waltz, to the father daughter dance, and the tres sorpresas, our family and friends couldn't find anything more fitting for these youngsters! I would definitely recommend you and your services to anyone. I'll be using you again for our next occasion whatever that might be! Gracias otra vez Chico! More...

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Music selection based on the customer's needs is important and also we stay on top of the new music that is hitting the charts, But playing music for the different age groups is important to make sure that its fair to everyone having fun! We have an Emcee that is separate from the DJ to keep the audience having a great time with the contagious Energy that is very important.

Special Occasion Events is more based on good Hospitality and we love to get to know our clients, than just some random person on the street . We love to let our clients know who we are and what we like to do on our spare time. We love to work hard and then we play hard when its time to celebrate .

I think the most part that we love about our job is making sure that everything runs smooth for the client, we love to be creative and always giving a helping hand to our clients. We love to give ideas and work with the client with great timeline for the day or evening. We love to see our clients happy and enjoying themselves .

Well starting out as an Emcee and teaching people how to dance just put us in a category of our own to expand the business. Then with networking and getting to know more vendors and friends that is in the Industry just made it easier to work and bring them on board to have a successful business.

We are Unique group that provide all resources that they would not have to look further. The energy that we portray makes a big difference in regards to the events and helps our clients choose us to be apart of their special day. We make our events memorable and special and that's why we are called Special Occasion Events!

Services

Our Equipment consist of 2 High-End Speakers, 2 Bass Bottoms(Depends on the size of the room) Dancing lights for the dance floor, Wireless Microphone (Shure Brand) Mixer with Laptop. Wireless Hotspot and adapter to make sure that we are connected to the Internet to play special Requests. MC helps build the timeline to make sure that the event goes smooth.

• Unlimited phone and email communication prior to the event. • Up to 7 planning sessions including two walkthroughs • Management of budget including budget spreadsheet • Assistance finding and contracting your venue including a venue scouting trip • Hiring and management of all weddings vendors • Complete wedding design including a design proposal and management and direction of all design vendors • A detailed day of timeline and event production schedule • Reception layouts created alongside your rental team • Vendor confirmation the month prior to your event • Coordination of your ceremony rehearsal the day prior to your wedding. • Decor and prop set up the day of (If Needed) • Direction of the bridal party throughout the wedding day • Onsite management and coordination of all wedding vendors • Breakdown of decor and gifts Ceremony • Set up programs and other ceremony items i.e. guest book, programs • Ensure that ushers/groomsmen arrive on time and are ready to pass out programs • Ensure that personal flowers i.e. flower girl bouquet and groomsmen boutonnières have arrived at ceremony location • Alert ushers/groomsmen as to when to begin escorting guests to their seats and remind them as to how to be a “proper” usher • Ensure that ceremony musicians have arrived and direct them as to where to set up • Confirm the music that ceremony musicians will play during the ceremony, as well as start times for each piece of music. Determine what hand signals will used to cue musicians • Act as a liaison with the ceremony officiator and decide what cue will be used to signal the start of the ceremony • Communicate with bride and groom so that they know how much time remains before the start of the ceremony • Handle any emergencies that may arise • Line up the bridal party for their entrances down the aisle • Cue ceremony musicians when bridal party is ready to begin processional • Gather family and friends for after ceremony photos • Prior to Reception • Greet vendors and instruct them as to where to set up i.e. wedding band, florist, and caterer • Arrange Welcome Table cards • Make sure reception flowers/décor is set up according to flower order • Meet with Catering/Banquet staff to confirm food timeline • Set up guest book and pen, champagne flutes, cake cutting utensils • Set up table numbers/names and menu cards Reception Ensure proper flow of cocktail hour food Look over dining tables and make sure they are set up properly Along with catering staff, encourage guests to join bride and groom for dinner at the end of cocktail hour Help guests locate their escort cards and dining tables Locate bride and groom and instruct them to stay to the side of main dining room until they receive cue for their introduction and first dance Cue DJ when the majority of guests have found their tables and bride and groom are ready to be introduced Cue DJ , photographer, and videographer when important events take place at reception i.e. first dance, cake cutting, toasts and parent dances Cue best man bride and Maid of Honor when they are about to be announced for toasts Alert catering staff to pour champagne just before the toasts Be aware of timing of catering service and make sure people are served promptly Prevent & fix any problems that may arise during your event Remain easily accessible through the entire event in case there are any details you would like attended to Set up favor table towards the beginning/end of the evening Pack up gifts/cards, miscellaneous ceremony and reception items and have them ready to be taken to a family members car at the end of the night Coordinate reception departure transportation

We provide service for Engagement Photos and Wedding Day Photos. Here is our Package: 1. 1 hr Engagement session at 1 location. Up to 30 to 40 photos taken and 15 to 20 photos given for use. (If Needed) 2. Pre-Ceremony Photos taken for Bride with Bridesmaids and Groom with Groomsmen. 3. Ceremony photos of guest arriving and walking in, Ceremony photos of detailed area. 4. Photos taken after the ceremony with Family and Friends, Bride and Groom photos, Candid photos, Formal photos. 5. Detailed photos of the Reception Hall Setup, without anyone in the room. 6. Cocktail and Reception Photos of people mingling and more candid and somewhat formal photos. 7. Turn around time for photos to be edited and processed, 3-4 weeks and available online.

We offer Photobooth services to add to your evening of fun! What great way to have you and your guests to take some fun and crazy memorable photos! 1. Option between 4 - 6 hrs of use (Price will vary) 2. Unlimited Sessions. 3. Scrapbook for memorable photos. 4 . Guests receives a copy for themselves and one for the Scrapbook. 5. Props to fit any theme of the event. 6. There will be 2 Attendants to make sure the line flows smoothly and ease. 7. Option for Enclosed PhotoBooth or Open Air PhotoBooth. We provide uplighting for the Banquet Hall, pricing depends on a size of the Banquet Hall. We cater to the color scheme of your event.