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M&M The Special Events Company

Carol Stream , IL

LOCATION

493 Mission Street
Carol Stream, IL 60188 US (map)

PHONE

630-871-9999

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

M&M's unique approach to weddings and floral design enables us to offer our clients great value, and the most cohesive design direction. Our designers can access in-house elements and... Read more
M&M's unique approach to weddings and floral design enables us to offer our clients great value, and the most cohesive design direction. Our designers can access in-house elements and services to package mood transforming decor and lighting, stunning table and personal floral, fabulous table setting rentals, tenting, and virtually any planning and production component. Our capabilities save you time. money, and worry. Creating the perfectly memorable occasion the you will remember for a life time! Read less

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INFO FOR RENTALS & PHOTOBOOTHS

What items are available for rental?
Aisle Runners, Altar / Arch Arrangements, Barware, Chair Covers, Chairs, China, Dance Floor, Decor, Flatware, Glassware, Lights, Linens, Lounge Furniture, Tables, Tent Accessories, Tents
Do you offer delivery, setup, and breakdown services?
Breakdown, Delivery, Setup

INFO FOR FLOWERS

Do you offer free or for charge consultations?
Free
Do you provide free or for charge sample arrangements?
For Charge
Do you offer delivery, set up, and breakdown services?
Breakdown, Delivery, Setup

REVIEWS

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Andi
Wedding:
9/28/2013
4.2/5.0
M&M was our "one stop shop" for chairs, aisle runner, ceremony backdrop, flowers, centerpieces, tablecloths, and chair covers. It was so nice to get all this from one vendor and everything turned out fantastic! I was more than pleased with the flower arrangements by their florist Brian and both him and Amy were both very patient with us and helped us to create the look for our ceremony and reception. I would give them a 5 out of 5 stars, but being as busy as they are, the email communication was slow, and I remember it was odd that they didn't request a deposit sooner. But I would definitely use them again for any party needs!
M&M was our "one stop shop" for chairs, aisle runner, ceremony backdrop, flowers, centerpieces, tablecloths, and chair Read more...
M&M was our "one stop shop" for chairs, aisle runner, ceremony backdrop, flowers, centerpieces, tablecloths, and chair covers. It was so nice to get all this from one vendor and everything turned out fantastic! I was more than pleased with the flower arrangements by their florist Brian and both him and Amy were both very patient with us and helped us to create the look for our ceremony and reception. I would give them a 5 out of 5 stars, but being as busy as they are, the email communication was slow, and I remember it was odd that they didn't request a deposit sooner. But I would definitely use them again for any party needs! Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths
M&M The Special Events Company responded with the following comments:

Thanks so much for the feedback - we are always looking to improve our services. Congrats again on your beautiful wedding!
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Janice
Wedding:
7/21/2012
5.0/5.0
They made a beautiful arch full of flowers, all of the wedding party flowers, chair covers with bows for the ceremony. The brides bouquet was splendid as well as all the other flowers. They decorated the reception with all the linens, streetlights. brought the arch downstairs to the reception, pretty white couches with tables and pipe/drape with colored lights & so much more. It was gorgeous, other people from weddings in other rooms stopped in to say it was the prettiest reception they had ever seen. Thank you M&M!
They made a beautiful arch full of flowers, all of the wedding party flowers, chair covers with bows for the ceremony. The Read more...
They made a beautiful arch full of flowers, all of the wedding party flowers, chair covers with bows for the ceremony. The brides bouquet was splendid as well as all the other flowers. They decorated the reception with all the linens, streetlights. brought the arch downstairs to the reception, pretty white couches with tables and pipe/drape with colored lights & so much more. It was gorgeous, other people from weddings in other rooms stopped in to say it was the prettiest reception they had ever seen. Thank you M&M! Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths
M&M The Special Events Company responded with the following comments:

We're so pleased to have been able to deliver the beautiful look that the bride and groom wanted for their special day! Thank you for all the positive feedback.
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Kristin
Wedding:
7/30/2011
5.0/5.0
M & M provided my linens and chiavari chairs for my wedding reception of 200. The manager at my wedding venue went ahead and placed all of the orders for me, so I didn't really work with them directly. The country club that we held our wedding typically works with M & M and recommended them. The price at M &M could not be beat (I shopped around for a lot of places for chairs), and they were beautiful at my reception. We went with mahogany chiavari chairs with ivory seats, and ivory linens. With the purchase of linens the prices of my chairs went down significantly. Everything was beautiful and it didn't cost much at all, so I was very pleased.
M & M provided my linens and chiavari chairs for my wedding reception of 200. The manager at my wedding venue went ahead Read more...
M & M provided my linens and chiavari chairs for my wedding reception of 200. The manager at my wedding venue went ahead and placed all of the orders for me, so I didn't really work with them directly. The country club that we held our wedding typically works with M & M and recommended them. The price at M &M could not be beat (I shopped around for a lot of places for chairs), and they were beautiful at my reception. We went with mahogany chiavari chairs with ivory seats, and ivory linens. With the purchase of linens the prices of my chairs went down significantly. Everything was beautiful and it didn't cost much at all, so I was very pleased. Read less
Services Used: Rentals & Photobooths
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Leanne
Wedding:
6/26/2011
1.5/5.0
This company was awful. They charged my credit card without telling me. This was a card I had used a year ago to put money down. They did not call to confirm whether the card was good or wether I wanted to use another one.

They also did not confirm my order with me a week prior. So, I called them. The order they had in the system was not even correct. On top of that, they charged me a tax for Chicago when my reception did not even take place in Chicago. I do not recommend this company at all. If you choose to go with them, make sure you stay on top of them.
This company was awful. They charged my credit card without telling me. This was a card I had used a year ago to put money Read more...
This company was awful. They charged my credit card without telling me. This was a card I had used a year ago to put money down. They did not call to confirm whether the card was good or wether I wanted to use another one.

They also did not confirm my order with me a week prior. So, I called them. The order they had in the system was not even correct. On top of that, they charged me a tax for Chicago when my reception did not even take place in Chicago. I do not recommend this company at all. If you choose to go with them, make sure you stay on top of them. Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths
M&M The Special Events Company responded with the following comments:

This Bride's experience is accurate, but by no means the norm with M&M. Once made aware of the issue this client was credited the correct amount and offered an additional discount for her troubles. The wedding reception set up went smoothly and the room looked beautiful!
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2011bk
Wedding:
4/2/2011
5.0/5.0
We rented our Chivari Chairs and bars for our wedding and could not be happier with the price and look of the chairs and bars. They definitely made our wedding look amazing!
We rented our Chivari Chairs and bars for our wedding and could not be happier with the price and look of the chairs and Read more...
We rented our Chivari Chairs and bars for our wedding and could not be happier with the price and look of the chairs and bars. They definitely made our wedding look amazing! Read less
Services Used: Rentals & Photobooths
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ayottel
Wedding:
2/5/2011
4.9/5.0
I used M&M for my floral for my bridal party and alter arrangements. They were by far the MOST reasonably priced that I found by far in the area. I worked with Tina who was a total doll to work with, very pleasant. She was easy to get ahold of both via email and phone and promptly answered any and all of my questions/concerns regarding my flowers leading up to my big day. She also helped provide insight and guidance where needed in areas I wasn't certain of such as my own bouquet and what flowers would work well with it. Upon delivery, they provided me extra coursages and boutinerres just in case of 'damages' with the ceremony etc. Everything was carefully transported to protect it from the winter weather. Best of all, despite the blizzard that occurred right before my wedding, my flowers still arrived exactly as I ordered nothing had to be altered! Thank you Tina and M&M Events for making my flowers so beautiful and helping to make my day memorable!
I used M&M for my floral for my bridal party and alter arrangements. They were by far the MOST reasonably priced that I Read more...
I used M&M for my floral for my bridal party and alter arrangements. They were by far the MOST reasonably priced that I found by far in the area. I worked with Tina who was a total doll to work with, very pleasant. She was easy to get ahold of both via email and phone and promptly answered any and all of my questions/concerns regarding my flowers leading up to my big day. She also helped provide insight and guidance where needed in areas I wasn't certain of such as my own bouquet and what flowers would work well with it. Upon delivery, they provided me extra coursages and boutinerres just in case of 'damages' with the ceremony etc. Everything was carefully transported to protect it from the winter weather. Best of all, despite the blizzard that occurred right before my wedding, my flowers still arrived exactly as I ordered nothing had to be altered! Thank you Tina and M&M Events for making my flowers so beautiful and helping to make my day memorable! Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
11/6/2010
4.2/5.0
I rented some tables from M and M for my wedding and they were great. We picked the tables up on Friday and dropped them off on Monday. The reason I gave them a low mark for cost is that I had also looked at them and met with them for my florist as well as for table linens. In comparison to the other companies that I went with they were about 300 overpriced for flowers, and they wanted over $1000 for linens (granted they were trying to talk me into the "higher end" linens) but I was able to get what I was looking for from another company for $300. A big savings for me. All in all they are an organized reliable company, I just feel like their prices are too high.
I rented some tables from M and M for my wedding and they were great. We picked the tables up on Friday and dropped them Read more...
I rented some tables from M and M for my wedding and they were great. We picked the tables up on Friday and dropped them off on Monday. The reason I gave them a low mark for cost is that I had also looked at them and met with them for my florist as well as for table linens. In comparison to the other companies that I went with they were about 300 overpriced for flowers, and they wanted over $1000 for linens (granted they were trying to talk me into the "higher end" linens) but I was able to get what I was looking for from another company for $300. A big savings for me. All in all they are an organized reliable company, I just feel like their prices are too high. Read less
Services Used: Rentals & Photobooths
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Ashley
Wedding:
9/4/2009
4.6/5.0
M&M was great, we rented cocktail tables (with covers and ties) and they were perfect. Just what we were expecting!
M&M was great, we rented cocktail tables (with covers and ties) and they were perfect. Just what we were expecting!
M&M was great, we rented cocktail tables (with covers and ties) and they were perfect. Just what we were expecting! Read less
Services Used: Rentals & Photobooths
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JeanneC
Wedding:
7/11/2009
5.0/5.0
M&M was so great! They provided our tent, chairs, lighting in an area that was a bit of a challenge -but not to them. The entire staff was professional and a delight to work with. We highly reccomend them!
M&M was so great! They provided our tent, chairs, lighting in an area that was a bit of a challenge -but not to them. The Read more...
M&M was so great! They provided our tent, chairs, lighting in an area that was a bit of a challenge -but not to them. The entire staff was professional and a delight to work with. We highly reccomend them! Read less
Services Used: Rentals & Photobooths
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
2.2/5.0
I had a terrible experience with M&M special events for my July wedding, which was held in my parents backyard & had 225 guests, so we had a lot of stuff needed to be rented! I got my first proposal in November & I am sad to say that it was not finalized until the week before the wedding. This drove me crazy & gave me such anxiety which no bride wants! Sandra was our main contact for the event & even when we met in person or talked line by line it sounded like she understood what we wanted but the proposals we got back never reflected that. I never really believed anything she said, as everything was very "salesy". I would either not hear from her for weeks or have 6, 1 sentence emails in my inbox & only 1 would get answered. The week before the wedding I realized that the name of the lights had changed somewhere in these months & they were not the Italian café lights I originally wanted nor would they hang them from trees which I asked from since the beginning. So I had to scramble to find another vendor (thank you Concept Effects who came to the rescue) the week of my wedding to give me the correct lights which was vital to completing my vision of my perfect backyard wedding. Sandra sent us a proposal for a generator but my husband decided to get his own so this was never included in our contact, yet the day before the wedding a HUGE generator was delivered to my parents address and I got an email from Sandra saying we owed them money for this generator, which we refused to pay.The only reason their score is this high is because they were cheaper than the majority of the rental companies I originally contacted Also, the set-up crew was actually awesome and fast and even though Sandra did not understand what I wanted for the dance floor and ordered the wrong dimensions, the crew understood and accommodated what I wanted.

I will never use them again or recommend them to anyone. This was the worst thing I had to deal with in the whole wedding planning process.
I had a terrible experience with M&M special events for my July wedding, which was held in my parents backyard & had 225 Read more...
I had a terrible experience with M&M special events for my July wedding, which was held in my parents backyard & had 225 guests, so we had a lot of stuff needed to be rented! I got my first proposal in November & I am sad to say that it was not finalized until the week before the wedding. This drove me crazy & gave me such anxiety which no bride wants! Sandra was our main contact for the event & even when we met in person or talked line by line it sounded like she understood what we wanted but the proposals we got back never reflected that. I never really believed anything she said, as everything was very "salesy". I would either not hear from her for weeks or have 6, 1 sentence emails in my inbox & only 1 would get answered. The week before the wedding I realized that the name of the lights had changed somewhere in these months & they were not the Italian café lights I originally wanted nor would they hang them from trees which I asked from since the beginning. So I had to scramble to find another vendor (thank you Concept Effects who came to the rescue) the week of my wedding to give me the correct lights which was vital to completing my vision of my perfect backyard wedding. Sandra sent us a proposal for a generator but my husband decided to get his own so this was never included in our contact, yet the day before the wedding a HUGE generator was delivered to my parents address and I got an email from Sandra saying we owed them money for this generator, which we refused to pay.The only reason their score is this high is because they were cheaper than the majority of the rental companies I originally contacted Also, the set-up crew was actually awesome and fast and even though Sandra did not understand what I wanted for the dance floor and ordered the wrong dimensions, the crew understood and accommodated what I wanted.

I will never use them again or recommend them to anyone. This was the worst thing I had to deal with in the whole wedding planning process. Read less
Services Used: Rentals & Photobooths
M&M The Special Events Company responded with the following comments:

M&M regrets any miscommunications and disappointments and is very thankful for the feedback about this experience. Our production team is top notch and I'm glad that the set up crew was able to think quickly and solve any issues before your wedding.

DEALS

Free Bridal Bouquet
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Redeem In-Store   $250 Value
The Brides bouquet is free when all briday party personals, and reception floral is ordered from M&M $2000 minimum order.
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