January 8 – 10, 2019
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California

Diamond Sponsors

Amy Ulkutekin

Owner

Catalyst Creative Events & First Comes Love Weddings


Amy Ulkutekin is an internationally award winning event producer with over 15 years of event experience in both the social and corporate sectors.  Currently she owns and operates Catalyst Creative Events, a firm specializing in creating signature corporate events, and First Comes Love, one of San Diego’s premier wedding planning companies.

Under Catalyst Creative, Ulkutekin manages a talented team of event designers and has created events spanning from Le Diner en Blanc, an international dining event, to the race village for Extreme Sailing Series, a sailing event for over 30,000 spectators in addition to San Diego’s largest beer festival.

Her role at First Comes Love is to oversee a team of event managers, who plan and produce over 100 weddings in Southern California and Baja, Mexico.

Her passion is creating events that challenge convention and delight and surprise attendees.

Outside of events, Ulkutekin enjoys spending time with her husband and kids, travelling, Valle de Guadalupe, big jammy red wines and Orangetheory Fitness.