Accolades

B
elow are comments from past vendors with whom we’ve enjoyed great working relationships. Further references may be provided upon request.

“S
haron Burns has become a legend among event professionals in the Napa/Sonoma wine country. Her sunny personality and tremendous talents shine through with every event. Her clients trust her expertise drawn from many years managing all aspects of events from weddings to corporate. Sharon never misses a detail and makes every event a flawless and memorable experience for the guests and their hosts. As a preferred event industry professional, we always enjoy partnering with Sharon.”

Mary Ross
5-Star Productions
www.fivestarevents.com

Napa Valley Custom Events by Sharon Burns

“A
fter many, many years of photographing weddings, I have worked with just about everyone in the wedding business, and I must say, Sharon Burns is one of the best wedding planners in Napa Valley. She is such a pleasure to work with because of her attention to detail, enthusiasm, and extensive knowledge of events.

From a small elopement to a large scale wedding, Sharon offers her clients the best money can buy, no matter what the budget. The icing on Sharon’s proverbial wedding cake is her signature smile– making everyone feel at ease. ”

Christophe Genty
www.cgphotograph.com

Napa Valley Custom Events by Sharon Burns
“I
have loved working with Sharon over the many years, and it is always a pleasure. I love her professional and easy to work with style, and her very sunny personality! I look forward to many more upcoming events.”

Jessica Switala
Fleurs de France
www.fleursfrance.com

Napa Valley Custom Events by Sharon Burns
“I
have known Sharon Burns for several years and have worked side by side with her as a wedding professional. Sharon has demonstrated great organizational skills, has beautiful work ethics, and relates to her clients on all levels. Sharon works well under pressure, gets the job done!!!! I think everyone who considers Sharon Burns for their event would be in excellent hands.”

Kimberly Thompson
A Beautiful Ceremony

Napa Valley Custom Events by Sharon Burns
“I
t takes a lot of experience to create a successful event and Sharon Burns is the leader in the industry. With her experience and radiant personality she creates a synergy like no other planner I have worked with. She has the unique talent of assembling the best team for her clients. Sharon takes great care and pride with each event she produces and keeps in mind the importance each event holds for her clients.”

Julie Stevens
Julie Stevens Design
www.juliestevensdesign.com

Napa Valley Custom Events by Sharon Burns
“P
lanning a wedding, or any event, includes endless decisions, one of the best, if not the best, we’ve worked with is Sharon Burns. Sharon is well organized, sincere and creative. Whenever we work with Sharon, we know things will go smoothly. Throughout the wedding planning process, she is ready with suggestions, vendor information, and experienced knowledge to aid in your decision making. It is not often that you find a perfectly created and executed event timeline and Sharon does exactly that. ”

Steven R Leflar

“W
e have had the pleasure of knowing Sharon for many years. In working with her we find she has great expertise in all avenues of event planning. Her vast experience working with many vendors at numerous venues make her a true professional in her field.

She is there to handle all details of planning, organizing and running of the event which makes our job as floral designers so much easier. Sharon Burns provides her expertise with a cheery personality and tremendous energy.

If you chose her for your upcoming event your guest will be impressed and your experience most memorable.”

Mimi Abbott & Marilyn Dennis
Seasons Floral Design of the Napa Valley
www.seasonsfloraldesign.com

Napa Valley Custom Events by Sharon Burns
“I
‘ve had the pleasure of working with Sharon many times over the past years and have loved it every time. A wedding planned and overseen by Sharon is a wedding that is tasteful, beautiful, and runs smoothly, period. Her thoroughness and attention to detail ensure that the bride and groom as well as the guests are always at ease on the big day, allowing them to enjoy the real meaning and significance of the event, rather than getting caught up in the details. If unforeseen challenges arise Sharon handles them quickly and agilely, keeping her clients in a bubble of ease and joy. Sharon’s personality makes her a pleasure to work with – she’s warm, funny, grounded, and straightforward. If you’re lucky enough to work with Sharon on your wedding, you’ll find yourself in for a treat.”

Julie Kay Kelly
Julie Kay Kelly Photography
www.juliekaykelly.com

Napa Valley Custom Events by Sharon Burns
“I
have had the pleasure of working with Sharon for the past three years.

Her knowledge of our industry is un-parallel, resulting in very smooth and seamless events. It makes it a relaxing experience in what can be a highly stressful environment.

Sharon treats her trusted vendors as professionals, letting us do what we need to do without micro- managing. The other reason I enjoy working with Sharon is that she is a lovely person!”

Anthony Levy
Park Avenue Catering
www.parkavecater.com

Napa Valley Custom Events by Sharon Burns
“O
ver the past two years, I have had the pleasure of working with Sharon Burns on numerous weddings that she has executed at the property. To say that she is one of the best planners in the business is not an understatement. She is a consummate professional who is detail-oriented, timely, organized and has the eye for exceptional design and ability for seamless event execution. Her final product reflects not only a stunning event, but also the guarantee that every detail is executed to perfection. I would highly recommend Sharon Burns to any bride seeking to host an amazing once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Kelly Miller
Vintage Inn and Villagio Inn & Spa
www.villagio.com