About Us

Brian and Kari King are experienced in the art of entertaining and planned and executed thousands of social and corporate events large and small in the Washington DC area and all over the United States.

Sweet Sixteens are some of the most fun and creative events that we have the opportunity plan and organize for our clients. We created this site to bring our expertise and ideas to a larger audience helping other plan and organize their sweet sixteen parties.

Brian King

Brian is the owner of award winning Superlative Events in Arlington, Virginia a full service special event company specializing in entertainment and lighting. Recent awards include top recognition from, and Virginia Living Magazine as one of the top special event companies in the industry. Brian is also involved with the International Special Events Society promoting the highest levels of excellence in the special events industry.


Brian went to James Madison University (’05) and studied media arts and design and music industry. He performed and led the all male a cappella group Exit 245. He was nominated for best collegiate male soloist by the Contemporary A Cappella Recording Society (CARA). He was also active in recording and producing multiple CARA top 10 albums of the year for Exit 245, Note-oriety and The Bluestones.

Kari King, CMP, CWS

Kari is the Associate Director of Meetings at the National Defense Industrial Association. She also works with Superlative Events in planning, coordinating and executing special events in the Washington, DC area. She is a Certified Meeting Professional and is a Certified Wedding Specialist.



  • The Knot Best of Weddings: 2011, 2013
  • Brides Choice Award: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Virginia Living Top Wedding Vendor: 2013


  • International Special Events Society (ISES) Member
  • BMI