Corporate Events


Entertaining current and prospective clients is more than a social event; it is a vital part of business development that speaks volumes about you and your company. Carte Blanche will enable your organization to shine at these important occasions and allow you to focus on the big picture while we handle every detail.

Carte Blanche understands that each client has a different strategy and business goals for each specific event. We coordinate and plan to reach these goals while displaying what the client visions. Carte Blanche will exceed your expectations with any type of corporate event.

Carte Blanche’s event planning and onsite management service ensures that every aspect of your event is professionally coordinated from start to finish, allowing clients to enjoy the experience to the fullest.

We serve Virginia, District of Columbia, and Maryland, however are willing and able to travel to help guide you through the planning process. Let Carte Blanche take the guesswork out of hosting a fabulous event.  Call or write today — we look forward to hearing from you.

Social Events

Milestone events deserve fabulous celebrations. Spectacular settings complement the love of friends and family at weddings, bar & bat mitzvahs, retirements, and anniversaries.

The execution of your vision of the event will be unforgettable, unique, and flawless which will allow the client to enjoy the moment. We will take you through every step of the process and introduce you to professional vendors. Taking control of organizing and planning the event, the client will be stress-free.

Carte Blanche specializes in weddings. Our goal is to help you create a once-in-a-lifetime celebration. Taking the couple through every step of the process, we will make the wedding of your dreams. From wedding day coordination to full wedding planning, our services can be tailored to your exact needs and preferences.

Make a memory. Make a statement. Let Carte Blanche make your social event an experience of a life time. Call or write today—we look forward to hearing from you

Who We Are

Kelley Lynn Freeman

Owner, Event Planner

For many years, Kelley has organized award-winning events, combining the best of both worlds: professional service with a personal touch. She’s produced successful events for Washington’s most influential decision makers, along with effectively directing and designing weddings, ceremonies and receptions for brides of all cultures and backgrounds. Her experience encompasses a wide range of special events, from intimate affairs for 30 guest to galas for 1000. Read more…


lesleyLesley Ann Grabias

Event Planner
Lesley has been planning events for over ten years in the Washington Metropolitan area.  Lesley joined Carte Blanche Events, LLC in 2006.  With her professionalism, sense of style and meticulous attention to detail, Lesley ensures your day will be memorable.  She finds great joy in planning and coordinating weddings, allowing the bride, groom, family and guests to simply enjoy the momentous occasion and celebration. Read more…


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Connect With Us

Kelley L. Freeman
5501 Brite Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20817


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