Occasion Designed (formerly Special Occasion By Design) was established in 1998 from a desire to design, create and implement events that are memorable in every way. Owner Tracey Fricke has a deep passion meeting new people and hearing their stories. She believes it is these connections that make the world go round. Her attention to detail and caring demeanor brings a calm reassurance that things will flow smoothly so that you can relax and soak up every moment.

With Tracey’s help, we were able to have the wedding of our dreams.
— Emily and Nick


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Tracey is the area's only Certified Special Events Professional, the area's only Master Wedding Planner, a Certified Meeting Professional and has her Master’s in Business Administration from Creighton University. [Go Jays!] 

Her 20+ years of event planning experience combined with her passion to design truly unique experiences elevates the level of every event to an occasion.