Get to Know the Pro | Gillian Marto

Meet Gillian Marto of Events of A Lifetime. You can also view some of Gillian’s amazing events on her blog.

How long have you been working in the industry? 5 years

Where are you originally from? Jamaica

Married? Children? Married with 2 teenagers and dog Biscuit

If married, what was your wedding like? Would you change anything? I’ve been married for 20 years!!! My wedding was magical…still talked about today. We had all our flowers shipped from Jamaica and we released doves at the ceremony.

If you were not working in the wedding industry, you would be…? Fashion Designer ~ Bridal

What do you like to do when you’re not working? Hanging out with my husband and kids, traveling, yoga and lunch with girlfriends.

Favorite place in Atlanta for dinner? Kyma

What is one of the biggest challenges you face in running your business? Balancing my time between my family and work.

Favorite place to vacation? Santorini Greece

What song played at weddings do you never want to hear again? The Electric Slide

Coffee or tea? Tea

Mac or PC? MAC

Favorite social media outlet? Facebook and Instagram

Favorite wedding trend? Grandparents in the bridal party.

Favorite first dance song? John Legend ~ All of Me.

Favorite wedding venue? Villa Vizcaya Miami

Favorite celebrity bride? Celine Dion

Gillian and her amazing team are innovators and trendsetters best known for their creative ideas, unexpected decor and exquisite attention to every last detail. Gillian’s bubbly personality and calm demeanor helps her clients relax as she creates their Event Of A Lifetime!

Find out more about Events For A Lifetime by contacting Gillian at 770.595.9115 or email

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