Innovative Party Planners is passionate about your total event experience. Our event planners and event designers work together with you to personally oversee the design, coordination, production and set up of your event; combining unique design, handmade decor elements and innovative graphic details with expert event planning. From concept to delivery, our creative style and attention to every detail results in an enjoyable and successful experience. We produce your event décor in our 3,000 square foot warehouse and design studio, located in Baltimore, Maryland. Whether we are designing a Corporate Gala or Celebration, planning your child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah, styling your fabulous Wedding, or preparing an intimate gathering of your family and friends, our team will work with you to keep you on track of deadlines, relieve the stress and generate excitement throughout the process, resulting in an enjoyable and successful event experience for you and your guests.


Industry awards include “Member of the Year”, Baltimore NACE 2019; "Nominated: Event Production of the Years, Budget $100,00 plus", NACE National 2018; "Best Meeting of the Year" , Baltimore NACE 2015; "Most Creative Table Designer" , The Family Tree Great Chefs Dinner 2015; "Event Production of the Year, Budget $50,000-$100,00" , NACE National 2014; "Best Overall Neighborhood Designer" , Baltimore NACE Uncorked! 2013. 

Read what our past clients have to say:   Reviews    /    Wedding Wire    /    Eventwire. In the news Jewish Times.


 

Creative Director

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 Heidi Hiller
Creative Director

Heidi Hiller enjoys working closely with each client to create a unique event experience. Heidi tailors the decor to the goal, theme, personality, budget and vision of her clients.  Throughout the design and planning process, Heidi's clients feel reassured and confident. Clients have included Operation Walk Maryland, Enoch Pratt Library, The Children's Cancer Foundation, Howard County Library System, POM Chamber of Commerce, The Strategies That Work, Merkle Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton Baltimore, Brick Bodies, The Family Tree, ECAN, Q.A.I., Builders Mutual, plus over 1,250 private and even a few celebrity clients. Heidi’s knowledge of Jewish life cycle events allows her to plan everything from Bris’s and Baby Naming’s, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, to Weddings and milestone Birthdays with grace and expertise.  

Heidi has been recognized by her peers most recently earning LASSO's Top 50 Women in Events for 2019, Member of the Year by Baltimore NACE and a finalist “Women Owned Business of the Year” by Maryland SBA. In addition Heidi has earned recognition for her talent in design competitions, nominated “Event Production of the Year Budget $100,000 plus”, NACE National 2018, top designer of Baltimore NACE Uncorked! 2012 and 2013, Family Tree’s 24th Annual Great Chefs’ Dinner Most Creative 2015 and winner of two Addy Awards. She often lends her extraordinary talent to non-profit organizations by assisting with event design for their events and galas.

Heidi began private art lessons at the age of seven and continued studying art through college earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Washington University in St. Louis with a concentration in Graphic Design and Advertising.  As early as elementary school, Heidi began making decorations for school events, parties and dances culminating in her senior year of high school when she served as her class’s Prom Co-Chairperson. Her professional career unfolded in the field of advertising, graphic design and eventually environmental graphic design; experiences that have shaped her event design career.

Hiller has served as President of the Beth T’filoh Parents Association, Vice President of the Carver Center for Arts and Technology Foundation, and is currently a member of the Pearlstone Center Board of Directors. When Heidi is not producing events, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 37 years, 3 children, 2 dogs and 1 cat along with traveling, gardening, volunteering and crafting.


Team

Under the creative direction of Heidi Hiller, our event designers oversee a team of reputable and creative industry professionals, including the area's top floral designers, lighting experts, entertainers, furniture and prop rentals, linen rentals, caterers and bakers, photographers, videographers and more, all adding their expertise and industry knowledge to your event. We handle all your event details, overseeing the design, coordination, production, fabrication and set up of all your event décor. Innovative Party Planners makes the planning of your event as enjoyable as the celebration.

Zozzie Golden
Senior Event Planner

With more than 20 years of event planning experience, Zozzie works with clients throughout the entire party planning process. She also enjoys researching unique and creative event materials and working in our expansive art studio. Her experience as an art teacher, a fundraising volunteer in the community, as a mother and now grandmother, enables her to handle each client with a personal touch...!

Sheryl Berger
Art Director

Sheryl oversees our art studio, which creates custom event decor, from creative centerpieces to unique place cards. Sheryl has been crafting and creating original art her entire life. She began working in the event design field in 2003 when she planned and decorated her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah and continued creating original party decor for other events before joining Innovative Party Planners...

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Rebecca Hiller
Event Coordinator

Rebecca Hiller has been working at Innovative Party Planners for over 16 years. She can be found at events helping to great guests, oversee the vendor team and guide the production schedule during the events. Her charming and personable disposition allow even the most nervous of all hosts to relax and enjoy their event...
 

 

Liza White
Graphic Designer

Liza works closely with our event planners and art department, making sure every event has a unique look that fits our clients’ needs exactly. Liza has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Maryland Institute College of Art, and has worked with many Baltimore businesses.

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Lindsey Zuskin
Warehouse Manager

Lindsey works closely with our event planners and art department, to ensure that all elements are completed and packed safely for the trip to your venue on your event day. She is chief finder, overseeing our inventory and making sure we keep our shelves and products in pristine condition.

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Chris McKee
Event Planner

Chris works closely with the art department and event planning staff to ensure that each project flows smoothly from planning to execution. Chris got his start in event planning in while attending Penn State, where he organized events for an on-campus mental health advocacy group.