To whom it may concern:This letter is on behalf of Lawson Roberts and my relationship with him as Event Planner for Southern Charm. During the span of 4 months, I had the pleasure of working closely with Lawson Roberts to produce on air content for the Bravo Network through Haymaker Productions. AS the Line Producer, it was always my objective to produce events that attract large audiences. I am truly a man who has a lot of demands and likes to pay very little. Mr. Roberts always presented with an array of options that would allow me to achieve my shooting goals with price points that allowed me to do several events. He is a visionary who understands television and what it takes to make a simple event turn into memorable episodes. Lawson went far beyond his normal job duties and even played a major part of making sure that my out of town crew became familiar with Charleston’s charm. His upbeat and humorous personality really made every day interesting and we were lucky to have him as part of our production team.
It was such a pleasure having him on Southern Charm and he is my trusted source for everything fabulous in Charleston, SC. I hope that your experiences working with him exceeds the joy I had. Please feel free to contact me should I be able to answer any detailed questions regarding our events for the series. Best of luck with everything!
Warm Regards, William Oaks IV, ABC/Lincoln Square Studios
To whom it may concern:
Over the past 8 years, I have had the extreme pleasure of working with Lawson Roberts and his creative flair and excellent array of ‘unique resources’. As an event planner myself (for 28 years), I pride myself on the ability to associate with vendors who ‘can source and deliver’ prime services. Lawson has not only delivered quality services, he’s gone above and beyond to ensure my clients were always given excellent end-results. My own personal experience working with Lawson Roberts (as well as that of my clients) has always been amazing. I would not hesitate to recommend his services to others.
Sincerely, Elyn Rahman – Romance Specialist
I am writing this letter on behalf of Lawson Roberts. I recently utilized his services to plan an entire VIP week in Charleston for several of my friends and colleagues for a golfing business outing. I just want to tell you how much we all enjoyed our time and how perfect Lawson handled every aspect of our trip.
I was very specific with what we had to spend on the entire weekend and Lawson handled it and actually came in with options for us to save money on certain aspects of the week. His true relations with vendors is unlike anything I have ever seen. He was able to negotiate package deals and save money for us. Most planners would never dream of doing that.
As a testament to Lawson’s knowledge, we were booked in Kiawah at a wonderful house and they had structural problems with the porch and we were not able to rent the house last second. The rental company was no help at all. Within 10 minutes Lawson had a beautiful and better replacement house for even less money than we were paying on Kiawah. Taking care of 14 golf buddies is no easy task and he came through with flying colors.
When we needed restaurant reservations and they were sold out, Lawson picked up a phone spoke to an owner and within 5 minutes had us taken care of. He created a wonderful evening of in home dinner from a celebrity chef. From Tours, golf, fishing charters, you name it and he took care of it.
I was so pleased to see how well rooted he is in Charleston and how well respected he is. His ability to anticipate our needs before we even asked is incredible. His attention to detail is still something we are talking about even 2 weeks later.
I could not be more happy to offer this letter of reference on his behalf and highly suggest that no one look any further. We will DEFINITELY use him again on our trip back in October.
Most Sincerely, Josh Royal
To whom it may concern: I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Lawson Roberts most of his life. His creativity and outgoing personality have been his signature trait since forever. He’s always loved to entertain and do whatever to make people genuinely feel good and have a good time. All of these traits are Lawson’s inherent self and when coupled with attention to detail, good taste, unique style and vision you get a really terrific special events designer and producer.
If you have the opportunity to work with Lawson, you should.
Sincerely, Anne Lee, Principal, Greater Good Advisors, LLC
We can’t thank you enough for beautiful Christmas tree that your firm installed and decorated in the rotunda of the French Quarter Inn this past holiday season. Over the years we have had several different trees in both the lobby and the rotunda but none can compare to the wonderful 18’ tree that y’all did. Our guest comments were off the charts and the most asked question was, “where do you get that beautiful tree?”. The fame of your tree spread throughout the city and residents in the neighborhood as well as tour guides in the area would come by to admire its beauty. Being able to store and reuse this tree and its decorations for years to come is also such a big plus. Agains again for helping make the French Quarter Inn the number 1 Christmas spot in Charleston.
All the best to you and your family in 2019. Jay Keenan, Managing Member, French Quarter Inn
Lawson saved the day for our Fur Ball event in November! We had the theme, place, and food set, we just wanted his creative mind to have our fantasy Mad Hatter ball to come to life. Thank you for all your help, wonderful ideas and we are looking forward to working with him again.
Director of Development
“They call him the fairy godfather! He took a vision my husband had & made it happen. He went way above & beyond what I could have ever thought that night would have been. I only wish I was the lucky one that was able to work with him on this but to even have this talented brilliant designer do this is a dream, I was so surprised by everything. Lawson thank you for not only creating something so beautiful & perfect but also making this so much fun for Ben & not a stressful task, he enjoyed working with you & I am honored that you were the one who executed it all!”
“Lawson did such an amazing job with our wedding weekend! He made sure that my husband and I enjoyed every second. What we forgot, he remembered. The setting was gorgeous and he and his team were impeccable with every detail. All of our guest loved every second of both events and we owe it all to Lawson!”
“My partner and I got hitched in Charleston and we used Lawson to coordinate our wedding. It was the BEST weekend of our lives thanks to Lawson and his team! Thank you Lawson!”
“I had known Lawson for over 15 yrs, but I’d never hired him. I had never seen him in action until the night of our dinner party. I decided I wanted to hire a private chef to come into our home and cook for us and our friends. Lawson suggested I let him handle the “party” part of the night. Being a control freak and always the “hostess”, I didn’t see the need. He insisted. I am so glad I listened to him. I literally touched nothing ALL night except my wine glass. He took care of every little detail. From votive candles, to flower vases spread around the room and tables, to the silverware, plates, bowls, wine glasses, (for 5 pairings of wine), linens, tables, chairs. All those things were delivered, set up and my house was transformed into a gorgeous setting. He brought uplights to set the mood. It could not have been more perfect. When it was all said and done, my guests didn’t even know his staff were here. They were like ninjas making sure every little thing was taken care of and nobody wanted for anything. I can’t imagine EVER having another dinner party any other way now. I am now a spoiled brat, and I want him all the time. Everything was cleaned up, picked up and put back just the way they found it. The stress it took off me was amazing. One of our guests actually admitted he’d learned more about me and my husband that one night in 2 hours than he had in the 5 yrs we’d been friends. That says something. I had time to spend quality time with my friends and that is a priceless experience! The party was 3 weeks ago, and my friends are STILL talking about it. I don’t have enough space to express how happy I was with this experience! The 12 of us are looking forward to the next dinner party. We’re making this a regular thing.”
“Lawson Roberts truly is a master at turning the impossible into the possible. I am actually able to have fun @ my own events because I always know that I can rely on his attention to detail, creativity, & organization. And his team is of the same caliber as well. I highly recommend using him for events both big & small, as I have.”