One of the great things about Summit County is the sense of community. It’s a small area, so we tend to run in to people we know everywhere and as a community we take pride in taking care of each other. As a regular part of this blog, I would like to focus on a local business and what they offer for Summit County. Each month I will find one local business to highlight and give you the scoop on what they offer and who they are.
This month’s local business is Distinctive Mountain Events, personal and professional event planners located in Breckenridge, Colorado:
Name: Distinctive Mountain Events
Owner: Johnna Patton, Ebs Waldman
Location: Breckenridge, Colorado
Date business opened: February 14, 2010
Q: What type of business do you run and what do you provide to your customers?
We are a full service wedding and event-planning firm. We specialize in the design, implementation and fulfillment of unique mountain affairs.
Q: What people are you trying to reach in Summit County, and what can you do for them?
We are trying to reach anyone who wants to throw an amazing event no matter how big or small.
Q: What experience do you have in this field, and how does it apply to your business?
I planned and coordinated events for a public relations firm in Denver. When I moved to Summit County I was on the Board of Directors of the Breckenridge Festival of Film and planned many of their key events. Ebs Waldman has a degree in marketing and management from Northwest Missouri State University. She has planned events for nonprofit organizations in the past and has extensive experience in guest services.
Q: What made you decide to start a business in Summit County?
We love living in Summit County and have always been the ones to plan and organize a wedding or event. We decided to follow our passion and start an event planning business in this beautiful place! We saw a need here with all of the destination weddings.
Q: What sets your business apart from similar Summit County businesses?
Our passion and creativity set us apart. We will go to any length to make our clients event perfect!
Q: Do you have plans for changes or growth in the future?
We are already experiencing growth! We just want to make sure that we keep the quality and service level high as we expand and grow.