Meet Ali Phillips - Chicago Wedding Planner

Ali Phillips is a Chicago wedding planner and the President and Chief Wedding Orchestrator of Engaging Events by Ali, Inc. 

Ali is a recognized leader in the wedding and event industry. She was named an A-List Destination Planner by Destination Weddings & Honeymoons magazine and has been named one of the Top Chicago Wedding Planners by Chicago Magazine and was named one of Chicago’s favorite wedding planners by Brides magazine. Ali has planned weddings all over the world, including Los Cabos, Turks and Caicos, Costa Rica, Napa, England, Ireland and South Africa.  

Ali brings her passion for travel, her positive attitude and proactive approach to all of her events, making the experience both seamless and enjoyable for her clients. 

In her personal life, Ali gives back by mentoring aspiring event professionals and speaking at many college campuses and conferences, and by volunteering her time with charities she supports. 

When Ali is not straightening linens or placing menu cards on the table, you can find her boating on Lake Michigan, practicing hot yoga, at a Soul Cycle class and traveling the world searching for the perfect rum punch!

Ali Phillips Chicago Wedding Planner

My Beliefs

  • I believe that life is meant to be celebrated with family and friends!

  • I believe we should always have beautiful flowers, great food and the perfect cocktail!

  • I love a good dance party!

  • It is about the journey as much as the destination!

  • Laughter makes the world go round!

Ali's favorite wedding day moment? 

Just before the bride goes down the aisle. This moment makes me so happy to know she is walking down the aisle to marry her best friend!