our team

For over 30 years, Celebrations has been the beacon of happiness for clients worldwide, crafting dreams into realities and forging unforgettable memories that stand the test of time. What started as a one-person endeavor in Grand Cayman, under the guidance of Jo-Anne V. Brown, has blossomed into a remarkable events company boasting a diverse team of multilingual planners, florists, and designers hailing from every corner of the globe.
Despite our growth, we remain committed to providing the personalized, one-on-one attention that has been our hallmark since day one.
Throughout our journey, we've had the privilege of collaborating with esteemed international planners and designers such as Sonal Shah, Javier Valentino, Alison Events, David Tutera,  Karen Tran, Michelle Rago, HMR Designs, Mary Wright Shah and many more.

the celebrations family

Renowned as the fairy godmother behind destination weddings, Jo-Anne V. Brown stands at the helm of Caribbean wedding planning and event design. Acknowledged among the Top 25 Most Influential Wedding Planners globally by Event Planning University and hailed as an "A-List Planner" by Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Magazine, Jo-Anne's hallmark lies in her professional yet approachable demeanor in extraordinary crafting weddings and events. With a 30-year legacy of turning dreams into realities, she doesn't merely design weddings—she architects experiences.

A fundamental part of the Cayman Islands' community, Jo-Anne is the go-to choice for producing events for international incentive groups, local galas, and government celebrations. Her touch graces both local and destination weddings, featured prominently in the captivating pages of "Caribbean Wedding Style," a coffee table book showcasing a breathtaking array of diverse ceremonies.

Beyond borders, Jo-Anne eagerly shares her expertise through global speaking engagements and conferences, bringing her warmth, engaging speaking style, and inspiring narrative to captivated audiences worldwide. Her congeniality and compelling storytelling ensure she remains a cherished favorite at every event she graces.

our founder

Joanne v. brown

Originally from Lima, Peru, Mary Ann made her way to the top of the wedding & special events planning industry in the Caribbean. She achieved this through her passion for bringing beautiful ideas to life and the experience of planning hundreds of weddings & events for thousands of guests and VIP clients. 

Mary Ann has a degree in Business Administration under her belt. She has headed the planning of promotional campaigns and events for corporations such as Toyota, Dulux, and Astra Zeneca. She’s also worked on events for top names such as Marc Anthony and Daddy Yankee and planned the wedding of professional Baseball player Jimmy Rollins.

our General Manager

MAry Ann mehigan


Charlotte Loughead

Naomi Obando

Tia Holas

Brianna Kane

wedding & events team

wedding & events team

wedding & events team

wedding & events team

Essie Ahiaba

Shawna McLachlan

Carisse Ramos

wedding & events team



Jehanzeb Haider

Carolina Manuel

Kerry Ann Reid

Orin Sooknanan

HR manager

accounts ADMIN



Sherlyn Ann Bodden

Mika Dayao

Jessa Catacutan