SWEA Board Members

Nicole Smith, President

Nicole is the Owner & Lead Planner with Vision Events Wedding & Event Planning.  She is a Senior Certified Wedding Planner from The Bridal Society with over 12 years of event planning experience.

She graduated from East Carolina University in 2001 with a Business Degree in Marketing. Nicole started out as a Banquet Server at The Sanderling Resort and Spa then moved up to Sales Manager of the Wedding market, she has seen every aspect of the event planning process. She can relate to both the vendor and the client.

Also, Nicole has spent over 7 years with a Marriott property perfecting large scale events. Vision Events was started by Nicole’s passion to provide hospitality, service, and expertise to every event.  Nicole attends many continuing educations courses and conferences through The Bridal Society and Wedding Wire for professional development.  

She is actively involved in networking events to stay connected with local vendors. Nicole is also a Manager within The Bridal Society coordinating national networking events.