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About Mary

Mary has been a creative and event planner since directing celebrations during her high school and college years. She cultivated a meticulous eye for detail in design and secured a customer focused foundation while working retail management for over six years in the wedding industry. Mary's leadership expertise and education secured her an opportunity as Assistant Marketing Director for an organization where she spent years specializing in creative planning and project management. She has now come full circle, pursuing her passion as Managing Director of Nspired Xpressions Events. 


Mary has planned countless weddings and events to date. She prides herself in building relationships and creating exceptional experiences for her clients. Mary's client focused priority is proven by the large percentage of repeat business she retains.​

Mary obtained her Wedding and Event Planning Certification from Lovegevity, Inc. (a division of Wedding Planning Institute).

She earned a MBA in Marketing from Lewis University and a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising from Western Illinois University.  

Wedding Planner, Mary Buckner

The Nspired Details

Nspired Xpressions Events is an extraordinary wedding and event planning company that focus on each and every client. We pride ourselves in creating a client’s vision and framing the perfect process, exactly the way you’ve imagined. Our number one priority is to make the planning process exciting, memorable and relaxed. We do the planning, budgeting and coordinating so our clients can focus on the fun aspects of their day.

Servicing the Chicagoland area, we specialize in weddings, corporate and social events.

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