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25 Chicago Event Professionals You Should Be Following on Instagram

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From event planners to venues, these Chicago event professionals are guaranteed to inspire your next event. These are the most followed accounts and our top picks for Chicago event Instagram accounts to follow.

Kehoe Designs




This full-service company focuses on generating emotions through their specialized design and décor. Their page is full of colorful and unique designs that can spark creativity for any event by just scrolling through their feed.   

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HMR Designs




HMR designs is an innovative design and decor company that showcases their extraordinary events through detailed, breathtaking photos. Their entertaining and intriguing photos are guaranteed to inspire you and your next event.

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Birch Design Studio




Birch Design Studio illustrates how they can turn any dream into something truly beautiful and unique to each event. Their #InspirationDuJour provides design and decor insight for all kinds of events. Birch Design Studio’s consistent design is truly magical and makes it difficult to stop scrolling through their eye catching work.

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The Langham, Chicago




Located on the Chicago River in a landmark tower, The Langham, Chicago is Chicago’s newest Forbes Five Star hotel. Their photos of the hotel’s luxuries, as well as the beautiful city, let you escape from your everyday life and will make anyone want to visit, whether it be for a wedding or just a weekend getaway.


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Debi Lilly




Renowned event planner, author and Chief Eventeur of A Perfect Event, Debi Lilly’s Instagram features everything parties, travel and lifestyle. From trendy event and décor inspiration, Debi’s feed keeps viewers intrigued and provides them with unique ways to make their party stand out.

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Emilia Jane Photography




Emilia Jane is an award winning wedding photographer who is able to capture the beauty and fantasy of special moments in her pictures. She showcases her talents as well as personal photos of her world travels to keep anyone entertained, impressed and scrolling.

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Four Seasons Hotel Chicago




The Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is everything associated with “treat yourself.” Through their deluxe desserts, beautiful views, and gorgeous decor, their Instagram will make people want to treat themselves every time they see their photos.

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BOKA Restaurant




Over the years, BOKA Restaurant has become one of the most beloved hotspots in Chicago. This Michelin Starred restaurant serves up American cuisine in a lively setting. From fabulous fare to cocktail inspiration, BOKA Restaurant’s Instagram shows all thing food and fun!

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SQN Events




Beth Bernstein, Owner and Event Director of SQN Events, fills her Instagram with beautiful wedding décor and design. Beth believes that no wedding should be the same and she shows that through her unique ideas and photos that she shares with the world.

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Elysia Root Cakes




Specializing in bespoke wedding and special event cakes, Elysia Root Cakes bakes up some of the best cakes that Chicago has seen. Their photos show just how unique each cake is. To satisfy your sweet tooth, browse Elysia Root’s delectable photos.

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Bob & Dawn Davis Photography and Design




Filled with beautiful wedding photos as well as unique wedding ideas, Bob and Dawn Davis Photography & Design does an amazing job of showcasing love and passion on their feed through their beautiful photos.

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Bliss Weddings & Events




Bliss Weddings & Events’ Instagram is full of beautiful event photos that will inspire all kinds of hosts. Their sophisticated yet playful photos tell a story for each event, keeping every picture and caption unique. 

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Paramount Events




Paramount Events has really taken the Chicago events world by storm. They take catering in a whole new direction, making every single bite unique. From their amazing work at weddings and social events to their dedication to giving back, Paramount Events is a must follow when perusing Instagram.

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Cindy's Rooftop




Cindy’s is a rooftop restaurant and open-terrace that posts mouthwatering pictures of their different dishes and drinks as well as jaw-dropping views of the beautiful city of Chicago from their terrace. Cindy’s will make anyone envy this fabulous rooftop experience.

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LK Events




Showcasing their passion for all things fabulous and inspiring, LK Events’ vibrant Instagram inspires all with just one glance. From a modern ballroom wedding to a whimsical tented celebration, LK Events will provide viewers with all sorts of inspiration.

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LondonHouse Chicago




Featuring one of the best views the city has to offer, LondonHouse followers can experience the photos of the fabulous hotel and the only tri-level rooftop bar overlooking the Magnificent Mile and Chicago River. View their Instagram to see the breathtaking views and overall beauty that the property has to offer.


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Boutique Bites




Boutique Bites’ photos will have your mouth watering! Their custom and out of the box cuisine make for a visually appealing feed. The meals are both elegant and colorful and make scrolling through their photos hard to resist.

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Liven It Up Events




Liven it Up Events’ posts are seen as classically elegant because of their flowers, neutral colors and candle light decor. All of their inspiring, fairytale weddings make any viewer want to continue to peruse their amazing work.

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The Ritz-Carlton Chicago




With many new things to come at their newly renovated hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Chicago’s Instagram focuses on the small details inside the hotel and their love of Chicago. These simple yet artistic posts keep people scrolling through their feed, connecting the gorgeous Ritz-Carlton to the beautiful city of Chicago.

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Shannon Gail Weddings & Events

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This event planning firm posts all different aspects of a wedding. From shots of their decor, venues, designs, newlyweds and desserts, their photos will create a spark for anyone planning an event.

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Big City Bride




The fabulous ladies of Big City Bride have beautifully created a stimulating Instagram that will keep your finger scrolling. From beautiful decor to invitation and bouquet inspiration, Big City Bride Instagram is a great source to brighten your day or wedding.

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The Dawson




The Dawson’s page shows off their craft of food and drinks with their artistic yet simple posts. Their whimsical captions bring a bit of humor to their already mouth watering photos, making this a fun account to follow!

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Hope Weis Consulting




Between personal photos of travel and family, Hope Weis is able to balance out her account with beautiful and unique-to-the-couple wedding photos that shows how her passion for the events industry and attention to detail makes people’s dreams come to life.

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Ali Phillips




Ali Phillips, Chief Wedding Orchestrator of Engaging Events by Ali, is known to all as a wedding planner, business mentor, speaker and world traveler. Her photos feature everything from design and decor to her fantastic travels. We invite you to find inspiration in all things Ali.

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Chez is a contemporary loft event space that posts photos of their chic venue and famous glass staircase. This raw venue can be transformed into something equally beautiful and unique for each event that they host.


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