In the Press
And then a woman jumped out of a yuuuge cake made of cardboard. She was a Melania lookalike, said party planner Andrea Adelstein of NYLUX Events, though that might have been missed by guests as Leeds egged everyone on to the dance floor. An orchestra was playing “Fly Me to the Moon.
–Bloomberg, June 2019
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- Party Slate Best Of List, February 2018
“My fate as an event planner seemed pre-determined,” Adelstein says. “I took all of my passions: entertaining, cooking, inviting people into my home--everything that represented who I really was, added in my strong skill set, and harnessed them into the business of event planning.”
Today, she is CEO of NYLUX Events, an event-planning business whose client list includes major corporations and non-profits as well as weddings and Bar and Bat Mitzvahs.
Lauren Rachel was studying to be a professional ballerina while she was studying for her bat mitzvah. She and her event planner, Andrea Adelstein of NYLUX Events, put together a frilly, fluffy, and feathered bat mitzvah bash at the W Hotel Union Square. The idea was to incorporate the elegant details of classical ballet, while not being too over-the-top. We spoke to Adelstein about the lovely “Swan Lake”-inspired soiree.
As the owner of NYLUX Events, a full service event company located in SoHo, NY, Adelstein produces gorgeous affairs. This past May she put together a dinner honoring Hillary Clinton with the same vigor as her smaller, more intimate gatherings. When you speak with her about her job, you realize that everyone receives the same love, dedication and attention from this creative and inspiring woman. It’s no surprise that Adelstein’s company’s motto promises what everyone wishes: “Be a guest at your own event.”
- Bella New York, June 2014