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About elainamwhitley

Founder, CEO, philanthropist, and renowned and award-wining event planning expert, Elaina M. Whitley, has been in the event industry for more than ten years. Starting out in New York City, Elaina’s professional career began in the event industry when she was hired as an event coordinator for ‘X-Factor Entertainment’. Because of Elaina’s endless efforts within the entertainment company, ‘X-Factor’ became prominent in the coordination of all community entertainment events. Elaina coordinated a host of events for the company, including an annual community talent show, which she implemented during her time of employment. With the natural born talent to coordinate events, Elaina had established herself as an event planner in New York City and wanted to accomplish more. Attending The Wedding Institute and Georgia Washington University, she obtained her certification as an event planner. In 2006, Elaina relocated to Atlanta, where she founded and created ‘Enjoy Yourself Events’. Effortlessly blending right into her new environment, she began to coordinate VIP events, celebrity events, and a host of others. As a result, ‘Enjoy Yourself Events’ has created a reputation for itself and has provided event coordination and management, marketing services, and entertainment booking for the following (public) events: • ‘Sweet Auburn Festival’ – VIP Reception & Awards Luncheon Coordinator - 2007 & 2009 • ‘The GodzGirl Network ‘Holy’wood Retreat’ – General Event Coordinator – 2007 • ‘Liv Loud Empowerment Tours’ – General Event Coordinator – 2007 • ‘Restoration’–Atlanta Flood Benefit Concert –VIP Liaison & Green Room Manager- 2010 • ‘Fame UK’-General Event Coordinator and Manager-2010 • ‘Event Planning 101 – Certificate Workshop’ – Host and Producer 2010 • ‘We Love the Kids’ – Host and Producer 2010 The distinguished event planner is determined to not only host events for clients but the community as well. She has produced a number of events to collect goods and raise money for various charities such as ‘Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless’ and ‘Genesis Children Shelter’. With her expertise in the event industry, Elaina has created the highly regarded 1-day certificate workshop, ‘Event Planning 101’. Since the first workshop was conducted in May of 2010, Elaina has decided to share her experiences with other eager and aspiring event planners in Charlotte, Atlanta, Columbus, Columbia, Houston, and New York.

Family Reunion Planning Made Simple

Do you have a Family Reunion coming up in 2011 or 2012? Not sure where to begin? Now is the time to get started on planning.  Join me for a 3 hour workshop to help guide you through using the … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Pie. Mini-Pies Are the New Cupcake.

Remember when it seemed like cupcakes were at every single event that you attended… Well now, it’s all about pie… Not just any pie… cute, li’l mini-pies. Apple, Cherry, Peach, Pecan, Sweet Potato, Key Lime Now don’t get me wrong, … Continue reading

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Atlanta 2nd most social networking city, Men’s Health says Read more: Atlanta 2nd most social networking city, Men’s Health says | Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta Business Chronicle Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 2:01pm EDT Read more: Atlanta 2nd most social networking city, Men’s Health says | Atlanta Business Chronicle Atlanta was ranked the No. 2 most social networking connected city in the U.S. Men’s Health … Continue reading

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Pretty Girls Rock Art, Music and Fashion hosted by DJ Traci Steele

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Event Professionals and Consumers To Celebrate At ‘It’s My Party’ – Event Planning Expo Extravaganza

Join ‘Enjoy Yourself Events’ for ‘It’s My Party’ – Event Planning Expo, a celebration of sharing event knowledge, resources and networking for event professionals and individuals who enjoy planning events for friends and family. Open to the public. Elaina M. … Continue reading

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7 Tips To Help You Plan Your Friend’s Baby Shower

I love to host Baby Showers and have done quite a few for friends and clients. I even hosted one for my best friend who is a guy.  Most ladies who I know have either had a Baby Shower thrown for … Continue reading

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Sweet-Touch Pamper Me Party

Singles, couples, males and females will luxuriate in a day of pampering, grooming, shopping and sweet treats. Parents, no worries, there will be licensed, day-care providers on hand to care for your kids while you enjoy yourself. Sweet-Touch Pamper Me … Continue reading

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