About

Who We Are

Green Ribbon Parties is a boutique event planning and design studio focusing on social and corporate events. We specialize in full-service planning and have a depth of knowledge and network of vendors in Southern California and the Bay Area. We are open to travel for the right event.

Our goal is to bring an idea or brand to life through the use of personalized details. We introduce modern ideas into the design, management and logistics of the planning process in order to produce creative and memorable events.

We care about personalized design, outstanding service, delicious food, unforgettable decor and great entertainment. We look forward to creating events that are meaningful as well as beautiful.

And as always, we are happy to tie up the details.

  • Nicole Arena

    Nicole Arena

    – Owner, Senior Producer and Event Designer

    From New York and educated in Boston, Nicole worked in luxury fashion buying for over eight years before turning to the event industry. She studied under Mindy Weiss in order to learn the event business and then went off on her own where she has been producing beautiful, fun and timeless events with a select group of vendors. Clients come to her for her excellent taste, straight-forward approach and undeniable customer service. Known for her honesty and lightning – fast response time, Nicole is happy to keep clients on track and stress-free while creating a personalized vision for their day.

We Believe In...

• We believe in timely correspondence
• We believe in educating our clients so they can make informed decisions
• We believe in managing expectations
• We believe in beautiful and timeless design
• We believe in service with a smile
• We believe in personalized events
• We believe design is in the details