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Feyikemi Kukoyi, who is affectionately referred to as FTK, is an international Wedding and events planner. Mrs. Kukoyi, who is currently celebrating her 14th year in the industry, has acquired expertise in curating, planning, and coordinating phenomenal events. In addition to exceeding her clients’ expectations, Mrs. Kukoyi is well known for her widely acclaimed annual luxury romantic experience (The Bond With Me 007 Series). She continues to blur the lines between fantasy and reality by bringing dreams of spectacular experiences to fruition. Mrs. Kukoyi works diligently with a highly talented team to create individualized experiences for each client. She strives to translate the vision of each client seamlessly while incorporating elements of relevant trends and elegance. One of the most notable features of the FTK~Konnect experience is Mrs. Kukoyi’s dedication to ensuring that clients have a harmonious and stress-free planning process and event. She does this by providing world-class customer service, remaining intuned with the client’s vision, and taking measures to ensure that all elements culminate into a spectacular event. With her years of experience and background in business technology administration, Mrs. Kukoyi has acquired a unique skill set that truly sets her apart from others in the field.
Mrs. Kukoyi is the epitome of a dynamic phenomenal woman. Along with managing FTK~Konnect Events, she is also a wife and mother of two beautiful children. She is working on an MBA yet challenges herself to stay current on advancements in the events industry by attending conferences and staying up to date on relevant literature. Mrs. Kukoyi inherently exemplifies the importance of professional development. As a founding member of the National Society of Black Wedding and Event Professionals, Mrs. Kukoyi prioritizes learning from her contemporaries while being a resource for others. In addition to her involvement with the National Society of Black Wedding and Event Professionals, Mrs. Kukoyi drives the professional growth of others in her field by developing and delivering workshops in the US and overseas. These workshops feature engaging activities that push experiential learning. Attendees are given a host of different resources, which include a practical workbook written by Mrs. Kukoyi. To further engage those looking to build a career in event planning, Mrs. Kukoyi developed WEBbyFTK. WEBbyFTK uses social media platforms to share an organic and holistic view of what happens behind the scenes of event planning.
Mrs. Kukoyi’s passionate approach to event planning is evident and has been recognized in several different ways. She is featured in several other publications and media outlets, including B Collective Magazine, EbonylifeTV, Fox45, The Guardian Nigeria, SpiceTV Africa, and more. Additionally, In 2017, FTK~Konnect Events was honored with the State of Maryland and Governor’s Citation award. Mrs. Kukoyi is an outstanding event planner who channels her passion for what she does through educating and empowering. In a fast-paced industry that requires a dynamic and diverse skill set, Mrs. Kukoyi has made FTK~Konnect Events a force to be reckoned with.