Cassandra Darling

Director of Events



Cassandra is an enthusiastic and creative designer. She strives to create beautiful and memorable events, passionately surpassing client expectations. One of her greatest artistic outlets is through floral design, and she thrives in a highly creative and collaborative environment, always striving to communicate well and work with her team to create the best possible results.


“It’s quite refreshing to find a combination of creativity, hard work, attention to detail, and high spirits in anyone that you have the opportunity to work with. Cassandra Darling is such a person.”
— - Jim Cushing Food & Beverage Manager, Abigail House

Awards + Accolades

  • Stylist for Better Homes and Gardens shoot at Jorgensen Farms Vol. 24 No. 4 Fall 2015

  • Current ILEA Vice President of Communications

  • Past NACE Co-Chair of Programs and Education

  • Coordination and Planning

  • Event Logistics Management

  • Training and Development

  • Awarded 2017 ILEA Ohio WOW for Best Event Design/Decor

  • Awarded 2016 ILEA Ohio WOW for Best Event Production

  • Awarded 2015, & 2014 ILEA Ohio WOW for Best Corporate Event

  • Two Nominations for 2016 ILEA Esprit Awards

  • Participant in the premier floral league for 2016 National Art in Bloom at the Columbus Museum of Art

  • Floral Designer for a wedding featured in

    The Knot Ohio Spring/Summer 2016




ZenGenius, Inc. | Director of Events

Responsible for 90+ events annually including;

  • Corporate client events

  • Brand focused events

  • Concert/Festival VIP events

  • Private/Intimate events




At the heart of every visual merchandiser is the ability to be ingenious - the ability to think creatively and solve problems. Our team brings calm to your chaos, expertly addressing your merchandising challenges. Are you ready to create a zen moment?