“Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion” Jack Welch
Joye Speight, Chief Event Designer of Virtue Event Planning, eats, drinks and lives hospitality and creativity. Joye has been in the hospitality and events industry for over 10 years serving clients from New York to Ft. Lauderdale. Joye loves traveling, learning about new cultures and meeting new people. She finds inspiration in everything and emphasizes the importance of establishing a distinct and personal relationship with each client as to ensure a custom experience and to develop the full potential of her client’s vision. Joye has won the hearts of her clients with her attention to details, enthusiasm, warm spirit, passion, sense of humor and eclectic style. Her clients trust in her taste and believe that she has both the creativity and education to produce the most captivating events.
“A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means” William Hazlitt
Shelby Fischer, the executive assistant to Joye Speight, is an East Carolina University alumni, who has received her Bacherlor’s of Science in Hospitality Management, with a concentration in conventions and special events. Shelby loves learning and involving herself in new experiences, cultures, and endeavors. Her passion, creativity and attention to detail has made her a tremendous asset to the Virtue team. Shelby is often found burning the midnight oil at work, laughing at her own jokes, and posting on Pinterest. Most of all her perseverance, free spirit, and bubbly personality is very apparent to clients and colleagues during their planning process, which always goes a long way. Recently, Shelby was certified as a wedding planner, and is now prepared and committed to taking on clients and to making their wedding day the best experience of their lives.
Virtue is a full service event planning company with passionate certified event planners and designers who specialize in contract negotiation, on-site management, design, concept development and more! Virtue seeks to maximize your time and take the pressure off of you by designing, planning and executing the necessary details in order to make your event a success. We are committed to constructing an event that will exceed your expectations and produce desired results. Whatever these results may entail: building business relationships, creating a great atmosphere conducive for fun, ensuring an effective meeting or conference, propelling your fundraising or non-profit goals- we can make it happen! Our designs are a true reflection of our clients’ style, personality and vision. Virtue is made up of a team of high spirited creative individuals with different styles, backgrounds, and one thing in common: We Love Events!! We work hard and we play hard! Our greatest attribute is that we invest all of our energy into making events timeless and unforgettable. Virtue is best known for our broad range of eclectic, sophisticated styles from elegant dinners to dramatic weddings. We are young, stylish, creative, artistic, and fun and love to infuse that energy into every event that we design. It is truly our affection for love stories, families, celebrations, details and our clients that inspire us!