Emily Campbell has been planning spectacular weddings and special events since 1997. Over the course of over two decades, she has created celebrations in over 40 countries and on five continents, from Africa and Asia to Europe, Central America, and the Caribbean. Emily founded Bella Event Design and Planning in 2002 to offer her exceptional attention to detail, boundless creativity, and infectious enthusiasm for destination weddings and celebrations to hosts and couples in Colorado and beyond. It is her mission to create an environment where style is timeless and all love is cherished. From modern and sleek to comfortably rustic, her talents and aesthetic are constantly evolving, giving each couple a unique and personalized event that is true to who they are. She values love above all and throws herself wholeheartedly into every opportunity she has to celebrate the moments that bring people together. One of the most respected wedding planners in Vail, Aspen and Breckenridge, Emily has collaborated with some of the best vendors in the business, and boasts a rolodex of industry connections that spans the country and the globe.She is the president of the Colorado chapter of WIPA, serves on the advisory council for the Lindsey Vonn Foundation and is a speaker for the Engage Summits. Emily is a member of The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame and her destination weddings and incomparable designs have been featured by Martha Stewart, The Knot, BRIDES, Style Me Pretty, Rocky Mountain Bride, Carats & Cake and more. Emily oversees all Bella events, and personally produces ten celebrations a year.
A transplant to Colorado from Cape Town, South Africa, Samantha is Bella’s resident graphic designer and lead event planner. After growing up barefoot on a farm in Zimbabwe and earning recognition as a graphic designer in Portugal, Samantha came to Breckenridge and immediately fell in love with Colorado weddings. Passionate about design, she loves to integrate elements of her experiences abroad and inspiration from her travels into her work. Whether designing save the dates or expertly executing destination weddings or local events, her unmistakable accent, warm demeanor, and impeccable attention to detail make her both a calming presence and a force to be reckoned with on any wedding day. Samantha serves as Bella's Lead Event Producer, and designs and curates stationery collections for Richard's Notebook. Samantha has been a part of the Bella team since 2014.
Kim is a former innkeeper on Nantucket with a lifelong career in the hospitality industry. She loves the thrill of dazzling guests as part of a dynamic and upbeat team and basks in the privilege of both entertaining and reassuring clients as emotions run high. Kim can often be found putting the perfect finishing touch on a place setting or delicately straightening the knife on a cake table – her eye for detail knows no bounds. Kim is also a design guru who uses her skills to create custom home furnishings and finishes to help her clients entertain expertly in their homes. Whether a ranch wedding in Colorado or a birthday celebration at home, Kim understands how even the smallest design detail can impact the feeling each guest leaves with at the end of the evening. Kim has been a part of the Bella team since 2008.
Jaimie has cut her teeth as an event producer alongside the Bella team. She’s a Massachusetts native who, after eight years in New York City, answered the mountain’s siren call in early 2015. Weddings are in her blood: She started her career in the bridal industry as an editor for Colin Cowie Weddings before becoming the Real Weddings Editor at BRIDES Magazine. Here in the Rockies, she works as support to Emily and Samantha with events and weddings. She knows it’s all in the details, which translates into flawlessly steamed dresses, perfectly-aligned escort cards, and a train that is expertly fluffed before a bride heads down the aisle. Jaimie has been a part of the Bella team since 2015.