Jun 11, 2019 | Member News

After eight years in business, The Place Setting Company is pleased to announce its recent hire of Nikki Lucas, who has joined the team as Chief of Staff and Collaboration in Fort Collins, CO. Within this new role, Nikki will serve as a project manager for meeting and event planning in the region.

“The Place Setting Company is not just an event planning organization, it’s a business that creates shared experiences and builds community. Developed on the core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty we recognize the importance of quality in character. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Nikki again!” said Amanda Miller, owner and Director of Details. Miller and Lucas worked together in 2008 at the Downtown Business Association.

“I was attracted to the company’s reputation and mission. I’m excited to provide my event management experience and communication skills to supporting current clients with their projects and events while helping develop new business and expanding the community impact of The Place Setting Company.” Nikki Lucas said.

Degrees in Business Marketing and Psychology provide a perfect framework and balance for event planning and project management. Nikki’s professional background gives her experience to support a variety of organizations. She assisted in planning community festivals during her tenure with the Downtown Business Association. Nikki also worked tradeshows with onTargetJobs, managed VIP travel and business meetings with DuPont Crop Protection and coordinated non-profit fundraisers with Jolly Events. As Chief of Staff and Collaboration for The Place Setting Company she will be an extension of the company’s mission and values.

Nikki is inspired by music, joy, adventures and a great book or movie. Nikki volunteers as a Board Member for the Alliance for Suicide Prevention of Larimer County which provides training and education to youth and adults to help prevent suicide, a cause near to her heart. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, crafting, attending sporting events, and traveling. Nikki met her husband, Ben, while attending Colorado State University. They have an infant son, Bodhi, and 4-year-old daughter, Nora.


The Place Setting Company, LLC, was founded by Amanda Miller in Fort Collins during January of 2011. Event planning, consulting services and organization management are all part of the package at The Place Setting Company.

Coordinating, scheduling, organizing, and documenting are services that help meet client goals. We manage the details to make the work of organizations efficient and effective. With the unique ability to combine personalized packages and regional expertise, we offer a comprehensive service. Consulting for businesses and organizations that recognize that extraordinary events are an integral part of a successful strategy is our specialty. From designing an event plan to creating memorable and marketable gatherings, group activities or galas that are also goal-oriented – even if the goal is simply to celebrate your success and strengthen your sense of community.

Beyond event consulting, we specialize in the art of flawless and fearless event planning and execution. The Place Setting Company is your resource for discovering the perfect people, places and programming to make your event a success. From selecting relevant topics for workshops and presentations to finding the speakers, entertainment and venues that best fit your function; we’re the call that takes your event experience from high-stress to effortless.
Other services include:

o Meeting and teambuilding facilitation
o Event Evaluation and Consulting
o Conference Coordination and Planning
o Tradeshow management
o Business Etiquette Training & Coaching
o Downtown Promotion & Event Marketing

For more information, please contact Amanda Miller at 970.231.0316, email [email protected] or visit











Nikki Lucas