One who loves shopping, reading, and exercising, her roles as wife and mother of two often extends to others she considers her external family. Her active involvement with the church and community is evident of her proficiency in customer service. She holds steadfast to her values, family traditions, and personal creative style. All of these things benefit her work in event planning. Her defined decor palate and etiquette in construction mixes well with her desire to make the most memorable occasions more personal to her clients.

“I love creating cherished memories with sophistication, elegance, and style.”

-Sherrissa Becton


Creative Director, Sherrissa Becton has big city flair and style, but her roots are from a small town upbringing. Her creative style was shaped in LaGrange, North Carolina watching her mother and aunt decorate. Between helping them, growing up and having other creative interests; such as, crafting she realized she not only had a passion for coordinating, planning, design and decor, but also a skill. Once she planned and coordinated several events on her own, it was easy to surmise the profession she belonged in.

Sherrissa acquired her knowledge and training from Ashford University where she gained a BA in Business Administration. She is also a Certified Wedding and Event Planner (CWEP) through U.S. Career Institute. After understanding she always had a spirit for constructing spaces and events to advance her expertise, Sherrissa founded Destiny Events, Inc.

Sherrissa Becton, CWEP Certified Wedding and Event Planner/Owner

FAQ

Why should we hire a wedding planner when family/friends can assist?

My venue already has an event coordinator….so why do I need a wedding planner?

Why should I choose Destiny Events? What makes Destiny Events unique?

How long have you been in business?

 How do I know which services to choose?

Is there a retainer fee to secure your wedding planner services?

As helpful as family/friends will be during your planning process they shouldn’t have to work on our wedding day. Hiring a planner will ensure you truly enjoy your day. You will have a peace of mind that everything will run smoothly, and your vision will be executed.

Why should we hire a wedding planner when family/friends can assist?

A venue event coordinator and a wedding planner are two different things. A venue coordinator works for the venue, and a wedding planner works for the couple. A venue coordinator will be dealing with all the aspects of the venue. A wedding planner is there to oversee the set up from all vendors, answer any questions, take care of any problems, and to make sure everything is executed as the couple wants it.

My venue already has an event coordinator….so why do I need a wedding planner?

The level of dedication given to your wedding is unparalleled. I give my all and all to every wedding. In addition to the level of dedication, you also receive the highest attention to detail and a planner whose main goal is to ensure that your wedding is a beautiful reflection of who you are as a couple. I truly love what I do, and I want every wedding to be perfect for my couples

 Why should I choose Destiny Events? What makes Destiny Events unique?

Destiny Events was founded in 2016. After planning and coordinating several events for family/friends it was easy to surmise that this was a profession that I belonged in. For more information about my credentials, please read my bio above.

How long have you been in BUSINESS?

A. Let’s chat! Every couple and every wedding are unique, and we believe our services should reflect this. We customize our services to fit your needs and bring your wedding dreams to life.

 How do I know which services to choose?

A. Yes, a retainer fee is required to secure our wedding planner services. A fee schedule will be tailored to your needs prior to signing a contract. 

 Is there a retainer fee to secure your wedding planner services?

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