YvonneAffairs with Flair is a San Diego based, full-service event planning firm, specializing in corporate, weddings, and social events. Our founder/president, Yvonne Szikla, a graduate of Michigan State University, holds a degree in Special Events and Meeting Management from the University of California, San Diego.

Yvonne Szikla currently serves on the editorial advisory board for California Meetings and Events magazine and is an advisory board member for Summit 4 Stem Cell, at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA. A long-term San Diego resident, Yvonne has lived, worked and traveled extensively throughout South America and Europe, and brings an international flavor and sensibility to her work. Please see our Corporate Division Events with a Purpose to learn more about our corporate events.

0019Yvonne Szikla’s experience includes planning events for top management in the U.S. and abroad. Her scope of events includes fashion shows, media parties, and executive functions. She has also overseen couture weddings and social events in exotic locales, as well as more intimate gatherings. Yvonne is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, and her depth of cultural knowledge distinguishes her as a seasoned event planner.

Yvonne brings her distinctive touch to Affairs with Flair, and she enjoys giving life to each new event. Whether you are planning a social occasion, a corporate function, or commemorating life’s milestones, Affairs with Flair will ensure that your event is graced with style, elegance, and personal care. We congratulate you on your celebration and look forward to speaking with you about your upcoming event.


Active in her community, Yvonne Szikla is a founding member of Women’s Executive Forum (San Diego) and an advisory board member of  Summit 4 Stem Cell Research, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA.  In addition, she is a member of the San Diego North Chamber of Commerce as well as the National Association of Catering Executives, San Diego Chapter.

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