Emily Chalk Battaglia

It is one of the biggest honors of my life to get to run East of Ellie, an events co. I remember the night I purchased eastofellie.com from my couch in my Prospect Street apartment. That was 2009 and since that day I have never stopped dreaming, reaching higher and wanting more for Ellie. I sit at our events and just watch, grateful for the opportunity to get to do this everyday. So what do I do? Anything and everything. But mostly I spearhead the creative direction for all events. I work with clients to brainstorm new ideas and set the strategic direction and the tone for innovative event themes and creative visual executions. I tap into what others call my uncanny ability to understand and recognize our client’s needs and crafts the event to exceed their expectations. Accomplishments include: Two 40 Under 40 Awards, 2017 Style Award Finalist with BizBash, multiple publications in YFS Magazine, featured on Business Rockstars, YP Panelist, as well as other publications and speaking engagements.

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EVENT PLANNER

I started event planning right out of business school. I thought I needed to do something more with my marketing career - so I took a fancy corporate job. Over a decade later I am still planning events. Being an event planner is a lifestyle, not a job description.

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BUSINESS OWNER

Becoming an event planner was my dream, becoming a small business owner is what made it all a reality. Read my blog to hear all about my professional history. Check out my story on how East of Ellie became a reality.

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MARKETER

After spending more than 6 years as global brand manager for Westin Hotels & Resorts, I understand the dynamics of advancing a global brand and have the experience to develop programming rooted at the core of any brand strategy. Photo property of Westin Hotels and Resorts Worldwide

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Producing Legendary Events for Fortune 500 companies, Celebrities, Royalty and Corporations since day 1.

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