Ashley Pate Newkirk is the founder of Ash Events- a full service event planning company that is based in Myrtle Beach. After attending the University of South Carolina, Ashley completed a short internship with a local wedding planner before being offered a job with the company. During her years in the industry she received hands on experience with catering, floral design as well as managing a historical venue. She has growing relationships with the top leading event professionals across the country and is constantly expanding. She recently received the 2019 title of Best Event Planner from the South Carolina's Women's Magazine's annual awards, 2020 the Knot Best of Weddings & 2020 Wedding Wire's Couples Choice awards. The goal behind Ash Events is to create an iconic experience that not only eliminates stress for her clients, but it’s something they along with each guest can remember forever. Services Include but are not limited to: Timeline, Budgeting, Vendor Recommendation/List, Full Design, Event Coordination, Engagements, Bridal Shower, Baby Shower, Anniversary Party, Destination Weddings, Elopements.