Kristin Banta is the creative visionary behind Kristin Banta Events, one of the country’s leading event design, planning, and production houses. KBE has been an innovator for over sixteen years, setting the standard for high-end events – exclusive corporate galas, memorable brand activations, hip entertainment industry soirées, society weddings and destination extravaganzas – among a private and corporate clientele who all share a passion for the dramatically different. At the cutting edge of the latest trends in decor, catering and entertainment, KBE takes the client’s vision to an epic new level, orchestrating truly original celebrations in locations worldwide that are provocative and impact all senses, telling a distinct story to each and every guest. Kristin is a contributing writer to countless lifestyle publications and blogs and has been featured in numerous television shows for networks including Hallmark Channel, Style Network, TNT, SYFY, Food Network, Fox and most notably her own special for Bravo, The Wedding Party. KBE has been the recipient of numerous awards including Best Wedding, ILEA Live (2018), Best Event Produced for a Private Individual, Special Events (2016, 2017), Achievement in Catering and Events (ACE) Award for Best Company in the West Region, Catersource (2017, 2018, 2019).