iMEET THE TEAM
Monet Events and Weddings are an experienced and highly creative team of real experts in event management. We’re here to make your ideas fly - but you’ll find us refreshingly grounded too.
Above all though, we’re real people and nothing beats meeting us face-to-face.
So, here’s a starter for ten - but do give us that call and meet us soon!
STEPHANIE YORK (Director)
Founder of Monet Events and Weddings in 2012, Steph started her career in the travel and event industry back in 1997. Her impressive track record of organising corporate events and conferences throughout London and Essex as well as all over the UK reflects her experience gained at leading tour operators, financial institures and legal firms, managing their events and marketing. Prestigious venues where she has created impressive events include the Tower of London, Cutty Sark, the Science Museum, St Paul's Cathedral, the House of Commons Coombe Abbey and Warwick Castle. She also has a fine reputation as the flair factor behind countless wonderful weddings.
Down to earth, efficient, full of flair and ‘calm confidence personified’, Steph attributes her years of success to straight-talking, plenty of listening, dedication to detail and a first class team.
Greatest love: Creating a masterpiece from a blank canvas
Greatest challenge: Organising her own wedding - oh, and running the New York Marathon!
Motto: Success comes in cans. There’s no such word as can’t.
In a nutshell: ‘One lovely lady whose smile is as great as her contact network. ‘
JENNIFER AUSTIN (Senior Event & Wedding Consultant)
Since starting in event management in 2006, Jen’s career swiftly saw her taking on more holistic marketing-led roles within financial and electrical manufacturing sectors and delivering regular, prestigious and highly successful events as part of the portfolio.
A real starter-finisher, she thrives on handling tasks at every level from venue procurement, external supplier coordination through to front of house. At events in London venues ranging from Somerset House and St. Paul’s Cathedral to The Gherkin, as well as further afield (Edinburgh Castle; Tate Liverpool), she has catered for up to 200 people, with live entertainment, whilst always ensuring the business aims were delivered with a professional presentation.
Greatest love: Getting things spot on, so enjoyment has real impact
Greatest challenge: Some of the biggest challenges in events is managing people, from VIPS to guest speakers. You can control logistics, but people are spontaneous! The key is to be ready for anything.
Motto: Keep your eye on the detail.
In a nutshell: A perfectionist who will go the extra mile to ensure that each event is a success.
Jennifer Wright (Business Administrator)
The newest member of the Monet Event and Wedding team. Jenni joined in 2018 to oversee the business administration part of our business to ensure the right processes are in place but also to utilise her knowledge and experience to help couples style their day.
Greatest love: Seeing our clients’ faces when they see their venue exactly as they had envisioned – nothing beats that!
Greatest challenge: Raising two happy healthy autistic boys
Motto: There's no such word as can't.
In a nutshell: 'Passionate about each event. Treats each event as if it was her own whilst working with the client's wishlist