Alison Nicole Events + Design is a full service event and design firm located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Established and operated by Northern Virginia natives, Sara Alison Carlson and Veronica Nicole Hohweiler, our goal is to provide seamless execution of your event from start to finish. 

Meet Veronica


Veronica's passion for events & design became apparent at the young age of eight when she created a booklet detailing her wedding from start to finish. She further fostered her hospitality experience by working at a luxury hotel and then assisting with weddings and parties throughout Washington, DC. With her eye for detail and love of styling, she creates unforgettable events. Veronica places value on staying organized and getting to know her clients while keeping her sense of humor.

Veronica's Favorite Things:

  • A lot of coffee
  • Her pups
  • Workout classes
  • Travelling

Known For:

  • Laughing at her own jokes
  • Making friends with a brick wall if she had to

Meet Sara


Sara's love of events and design was evident from a young age, following her Mom around to re-arrange her shelves, trips to Home Goods and eventually helping to plan all of their large family gatherings. She has gained experience from internships, schooling and jobs as she currently works as a corporate event planner in Reston, VA. As a graduate from George Mason University, she hopes to help families in the area create events that they will remember for a lifetime.

Sara's Favorite Things:

  • Riley + Lincoln (her two pooches)
  • A cold margarita on a hot day
  • The beach

Known For:

  • Being punny 
  • Shedding a tear while watching Fixer Upper