"Veronica was fantastic - her problem solving, planning, and calm demeanor ensured our wedding day was flawlessly orchestrated from start to finish. I would highly recommend her without hesitation!"


Veronica Cole Unveiled

Born and raised in the Washington D.C. area, Veronica Cole has had a love affair with all things wedding since she can remember.  During her college years, Veronica would spend countless hours volunteering her time as a wedding planner for her closest girlfriends. She knew them best and helping them bring their wedding dreams to life was the only thing she loved doing in her spare time.

Veronica transitioned her hobby into a career over 13 years ago, when she landed a coveted position with a notable upscale event planner in the D.C. area. Combining her love for beautifully designed celebrations, a finely tuned eye and her natural instinct for getting to know her clients distinct personalities, Veronica decided to create her own full-service wedding and event design agency. Specializing in a simple philosophy: only exceptional ideas to reflect our client’s exceptional styles.

Since opening its doors in 2006, By Veronica Cole {formerly known as AC Events} has been redefining the hospitality industry as a premiere award-winning event design boutique. Getting to know her clients’ personal tastes is the key to designing their unique and casual, modern, vintage, elegant or romantic weddings is what makes her smile.

A creative thinker at heart, Veronica is passionate about what she does. Her dedication to working with clients to design weddings from casual to couture inspires them to dream big and in color.



“She is a fabulous event planner and a joy to work with. She is always upbeat, positive, happy and incredibly organized. I am pleased to recommend her for any function, large or small.”


Planning (n.)-A list of steps with timing and resources, used to achieve an objective.

From selecting your team of vendors and creative partners that exceed your standards to managing schedules, arranging accommodations and budget development, we manage your entire event. We facilitate, communicate and negotiate for you to alleviate your stress. Yes, we can do it all!


Design (n.) -a roadmap or a strategic approach for someone to achieve a unique expectation.

There’s no idea too big or detail too small we can not envision. We work with you and get to know your style so together, we can create a unique event. We help you obtain each and every detail to bring your event to life and personally oversee all the elements from linen to lighting to flowers and furniture so you don’t have to worry your perfectly coiffed head about a thing except taking in the moment.


Have suitcase. Will travel.

We love traveling and are happy to do so for our clients. Thoughts of hosting a destination event? Not located in the Washington D.C. area? No worries.

Let’s chat about how we can help create your perfect event, near or far.

R & R

Whether you’re in the beginning stages of planning and designing your event or stuck in the process and trying to figure out what’s next. Do yourself a favor and get a little R&R. We’ll review your ideas and recommend the perfect plan so you can pull it off like a pro.

Obtain wise words by the hour, an exquisite service made simple.


Hi! Have a question or want more info for your event or wedding? Let’s chat! Just fill out the form or give me a call at the number below. I can’t wait to hear all about your event and your ideas!