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

    Originally from New York and a graduate of both FIT and Boston College, Nicole worked for several years in luxury fashion buying before turning to the event industry. She went to work for the renowned Mindy Weiss in order to learn the event business and then went off on her own, where she has been producing beautiful and timeless events with a select group of vendors. Clients come to her for her excellent taste, straight-forward approach and undeniable 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.

    Nicole lives in Santa Monica with her rescue pup Mordy and is also the creator of an event booking platform called The Social Arena.

We Believe In...

• We believe design is in the details

• We believe in personalized events

• We believe in timely correspondence

• We believe in managing expectations

• We believe in beautiful and timeless design

• We believe everything should be celebrated

• We believe in educating our clients so they can make informed decisions