About Us

About us


It’s about making people feel special

Based in Cape Town and founded in 2015, Charm & Perfection Planning offers event management services with a personal touch to clients who want to outsource the arrangements of their wedding, celebration, launch or special occasion to a trusted and experienced event planner.

Our services are characterised by passion and thoroughness, and underpinned by 15 years of hands-on experience. We will be there for you every step of the way, helping you to make your dream event memorable. For you this means a professional and well-managed event to charm your guests. It will save you time, energy and costs, allowing you to focus on your special day and the people who are important to you.

Our Services

Our services, which can be customised based on your needs and circumstances, include:

  • Customised event management – for wedding couples, individual clients and companies
  • Event support – for DIY clients who only need a helping hand on the day of the event
  • Advice – for those who want to discuss creative concepts and determine the scope of an event.

Why use us?

  • We will listen to you: We will carefully listen to your expectations and wishes, and then come up with suggestions, advice, costings and action plans to turn your event into a reality.
  • We have the experience, knowledge and resources: We have first-hand experience of managing events for a wide range of private and corporate clients. In addition, we have a trusted network of service providers that we use based on the requirements of your event.
  • We have superior organising skills: Using tried and tested project management skills, we will manage your event within the budget, timelines and requirements agreed upon. For you, this translates into a well-managed event.
  • We work cost-effectively: You will benefit from the economies of scale achieved through our negotiations with service providers, efficient operations and responsible management of resources.
  • We offer you peace of mind: We will manage all the work streams required to make your event happen and we will take care of all the details. This will free up time and energy on your side so that you can make the most your special event.



Costs will be determined by the services selected and the scope of the event. Our infrastructure, reliable network of service providers and know-how of the industry enable us to leverage economies of scale and to negotiate discount where appropriate. Please be assured that we will do everything in our power to make your event as cost-effective as possible without compromising on quality.

An owner-managed business

Charm & Perfection Planning is owner-managed by Charmaine Pretorius. She has 15 years of event management experience at 5-star establishments, corporates such as Old Mutual, Total and British American Tobacco, and local and international clients such as Sir Richard Branson, Tony Blair, Christian Slater, Ruan Botha and Jan Serfontein.

We have a core team of talented event planners and a trusted network of service providers that can be leveraged depending on the scope of your event.