danielle gibson events
Danielle Gibson Events is a California based boutique event business with a refreshing approach to creating unique, all-encompassing experiences. We partner with top-notch event planning business owners instead of seeing them as our competitors. This collaborative approach gives us the ability to take on complex events, with rock-solid teams. We bring this well-rounded crew of event experts to your celebration, along with industry partners we know and trust for years.
Danielle Gibson, DGE founder, has over 25 years of experience in managing and motivating teams. With meticulous attention to detail and a personality that is as large as her passion for event planning, her leadership is both inspiring and contagious. Every event, large or small, exudes creativity and delivers novel experiences to you and your guests. She has repeat clients and a highly skilled team that is happy to work by her side in long-term partnerships. We have offices in Napa Valley and San Diego and are excited to travel to wherever your event is located.
Not one to sit back and watch the meticulous plan be executed, Danielle will step in to make sure your guests get everything they want and didn’t even know they wanted. She always has her fingers on the pulse of your event.
Since 2005, Danielle has honed her expertise in envisioning one-of-a-kind corporate events where people have a truly amazing experience. A successful event is much more than an occasion. It’s an experience that touches people’s hearts.
When it comes to the details, Danielle is a self-admitted madwoman. She and her team know what’s happening down to the minute. They design unique, all-encompassing experiences each time, expressed in every special delightful moment. Oohs and ahhs are frequently overheard around every corner.
Drawing from the finesse that only comes from years in management, customer service and flawless event execution, Danielle is the professional for professionals who sees eye to eye with executives and board levels. With more than 25 years of hands-on management experience, Danielle worked in retail management for 11 years, followed by another 10 years in the San Francisco event scene before starting her own event firm.
Before event planning, Danielle studied Fashion Merchandising and Buying in New York and then put it into practice for 11 years at Gap, Inc. As if that weren’t enough under her stylish belt, she is also the Owner and Creative Director of her fine paperie, Tallu-lah. You know, in her spare time.
Meet Traci Steuteville. Traci has had the opportunity to work with an array of clients from all over the globe. Her career started in interior design, which eventually led her to event design and planning, where she found her true passion. Her aesthetics and work ethic have earned her an incredible career crafting and executing beautiful events and celebrations for over the past 16+ years. Having the ability to listen to her clients’ needs, bringing their vision to life, and not missing a detail, has built her impeccable reputation in the events industry.
Meet Shaina Braun. An event planner at DGE, Shaina is a dedicated and proven self-starter. When she commits to something, you can expect 110% from her. Shaina’s event experience ranges from small intimate gatherings to multi-day, thousand-person conferences. She also heads up our internal event program called Take Time to Toast: a women’s empowerment event series. Her attention to detail and positive attitude make her a super successful planner and life-time friend to her clients.
Meet Caroline Wedel. An Event Coordinator who is the epitome of the “can-do attitude.” Whether she is in the office revising a budget or onsite managing vendors, you will see her with the same level of unwavering enthusiasm and determination. As an alum of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Experience Industry Management Department, Caroline takes every situation as an opportunity to learn in order to become the most well-rounded coordinator she can be. Her poise and innate ability to read a room ensures that she will always be the best advocate for her clients.