Meet Maria

Owner/ Creative Director

Maria Schollen established Niche Events in November of 2010 in the lower mainland of British Columbia. Niche Events  has had the opportunity to design and produce over 200 weddings and celebrations  during  the last 6 years.

Maria has always had an interest in event design and planning, not unexpected growing up with  an interior decorator and flower designer mother and her father the architect of some of the most prestigious homes in British Columbia.

After working in the event industry for 5 years with dozens of not for profit charities, Maria decided to follow her passion for event design, decor and florals and created Niche Events.
She attends conferences, workshops and classes every year learning  new skills and trends of the event design market.  Maria is a certified wedding planner with the Wedding Planning Institute of Canada and has had the opportunity to be trained  by the world renowned Master Floral Designer Karen Tran.

Maria specializes in creating personalized events such as themed birthdays, anniversaries, celebration showers, weddings, fabulous dinner parties, or your perfect corporate galas. The sky’s the limit!

Her mantra is:” If I could wake up every morning and create something beautiful then the world would be  perfect.” She is very lucky to have chosen a career in the field she loves..

“Celebrate in Style”

Photographer credit: Simply Sweet Photography by Nomo Akisawa