About MeJoanna Chong started J.Soiree in 2009 and has over 7 years of coordinating experience from film productions and conferences to weddings and special events. Her superb organizational skills, professionalism, and passion in design make her not only a great planner but someone you can trust to go above and beyond your expectations.
Family and friends are most important to her, so finding reasons to celebrate together is how Joanna originally got involved in the event planning industry. From concept to completion, Joanna is dedicated to creating events that let you share your best memories with those you care about the most.
When she’s not planning events, she loves traveling and has backpacked through Europe, skydived in Switzerland, shot a movie in Brazil, and taught English in Japan. She also loves watching movies, reading, singing Karaoke, scrapbooking, and holds a 3rd degree black belt in martial arts.
* Certification in Meeting & Event Planning, Cal State University Dominguez Hills
* Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership, Chapman University
*Best Wedding Produced & Most Green Event, 2011 Los Angeles Special Event Awards
*Most Original Design Award, 2011 Bizbash LA Tabletop Contest, featured in Bizbash Magazine
*Firecracker of the Year, 2010 International Special Events Society, Los Angeles chapter
*2010 Search Foundation’s Education Scholarship recipient
*Weddings and articles featured in Serendipity and Utterly Engaged magazines and theknot.com
*Top reviews on weddingwire.com and yelp.com