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Above & Beyond Marketing and Event Management, LLC is a full service event planning and marketing company based in Buffalo, New York. Under the direction of Mattie Stevenson, Above & Beyond has become one of Western New York's most sought-after event and marketing companies.
Above & Beyond events are highly customized and reflect the personality of each client. During the production process, Mattie masterfully curates each detail, striking the right balance to create tailor-made events with incredible energy from start to finish. Each custom experience is rich in meaningful detail and full of personality that your guests will never want to leave.
Mattie Stevenson (known as the best kept secret amongst her corporate clients) has become one of the most sought after event producers and marketing gurus throughout the Western New York area. With over 19 years experience in event planning and 10 years experience in marketing, she's always raising the bar as she's marveled at by guests and highly respected among her event world peers for her creativity and incredible work ethic.
Mattie has been featured in numerous publications from the Buffalo News, Chautauqua Star, the Challenger Newspaper, Bee Newspaper, Business First Rising Star to Buffalo Magazine, the Catering Guide (a supplemental guide of Business First) and most recently mentioned in the September 2013 issue of Buffalo Brides Magazine. She was also featured on TV-WGRZ Daybreak for her signature event "Our Sunday's Best".
In March 2012, Mattie was honored as The Emerging HR Professional award nominee by Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association.
Mattie received her Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.M.E.) from SUNY Empire State College in 2012 consecutively while attending US Career Institute for her Wedding Planning Certification. She also graduated from the University at Buffalo Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership's Allstate Minority & Women Emerging Entrepreneurs Program (CEL) in November 2010. In 2005, she completed Canisius College’s Women Development Program in Business Basics and Sales and Marketing Essentials.
Most recently, Mattie was instrumental in planning the corporate event for ABWA WNY Chapter (where she served as the Events Committee Chair); The New Normal Women's Leadership Conference featuring Lisa Oz in October 2012. She is currently a member of the New York State Notary Association.
Mattie welcomes the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry. There are a variety of wedding packages to fit your budget and style.