what we do
Polka Dot Events is a wedding planning firm specializing in Month-Of Coordination in New York City and Philadelphia. We work with knowledgeable, planning-savvy engaged couples who want to plan independently, but need a professional to tie loose ends in their final pre-wedding month and provide on-site management on their big day
who we are
month-of manager & coordinator - NYC + Philly
A Philadelphia native living in Brooklyn, Allie is our Month-of Coordination Manager. Allie has a BA in Music from NYU and is a Certified Wedding and Event Planner from the USCI.
Allie spent time in the music industry working in booking and publishing for various entertainment and music companies. However, her growing love of weddings brought her to work for BHLDN and later Polka Dot as an assistant, eventually moving up to her position today as a managing coordinator. Allie also directs an a cappella group, Echo A Cappella, that performs around New York City.
month-of coordinator - NYC
Claudia is Certified Event Planner and earned her degree in Event Management in Munich, Germany. Born and raised in Germany, Claudia moved to New York City in 2012 after working as a Cultural Representative at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, and as a Project Coordinator for several event and tourism companies in Munich, and later in New York. Claudia's favorite part in wedding coordination is creating unforgettable memories for others, and experiencing the traditions of different cultures. In her spare time, Claudia enjoys a good beach day and getting out in her roller blades.
month-of coordinator - NYC
Tiffany is a Midwestern girl who loves New York City and lives in Brooklyn. Her background is in Hospitality with over eight years experience in hotels, restaurants, bars and events. She is all about the details and combining traditional wedding elements with personal style. As both NYC Marathon runner and NYC Bride herself, Tiffany believes wedding planning is a marathon and not a sprint!
Tiffany is a romantic at heart, and loves the planning process, a good spreadsheet and going above and beyond to help couples plan their wedding day.
photo: amber gress
Tracey founded Polka Dot Events as a full-service event planning company in 2007. After taking three years to study and live abroad, Tracey moved back to New York, reinventing Polka Dot Events to focus on Month-of Coordination. Tracey has planned and managed more than 250 weddings, and now mainly focuses on our Design Coordination services.
In addition to weddings, Tracey's background includes marketing, sales and production. She holds an MBA from Tel Aviv University and a BA from Fordham University, where she received the Entrepreneurship Award. Tracey is a former dancer, half-marathon runner and lifetime lover of cats and cookies.
After several years with PDE in NYC, Kristi recently moved to Seattle and has officially started up Polka Dot Events Seattle! Kristi is a Michigan native and MSU graduate. Her love of planning and the creative process in weddings led her to start working for Polka Dot in 2014. Kristi has also worked in retail management in both Michigan and New York, and managed private Manhattan homes.
In her free time, Kristi enjoys the art scene, discovering new restaurants and taking dance classes. She also loves dogs!
what's with the name?
"Polka Dot" was inspired by the freckles on Tracey’s face and the love of simple, balanced design mixed with a sense of playfulness