Laura Billak

owner, M.EM
lead designer,(CED)

Laura Billak began The Finer Points Coastal, LLC and has a strong background in Etiquette and Protocol in the field of Events and Hospitality. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Relations and Communications with a minor in Art Design from George Mason University, she earned a Master’s in Event Management through International Institute of Event Management. After years of working as Director of Human Resources and Public Relations, she began applying her knowledge to corporate event planning, which further extended into formal social events and wedding planning. Laura has also obtained certifications from the International School of Protocol in the areas of Social Etiquette, Communications Etiquette and Dining Etiquette in both American and Continental Protocol and is the founder of the etiquette consulting company P’s and Q’s®, with material she created and patented in 2005. Laura has more than 20+ years of event planning experience and uses her background, fun nature and creativity to help make every client's particular vision come to life. Laura is on the Visit Loudoun Board as well as a member of Hunt Country Celebrations, and is a Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA). Laura is a Certified Event Designer (CED) and The Finer Points Event Planning and Design VA design studio is in Historic Leesburg, VA. Laura is a member of the Outer Banks Wedding Association and Currituck Chamber of Commerce. As well as owner of her family-owned retail store “The Event Boutique” open in Spring of 2023 in Historic Corolla Village of North Carolina. The Event Boutique’s inspirational store is also the meeting and design location for The Finer Points Coastal event planning team. Laura is a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of VA and NC. She is known for being “kind, detail oriented, creative and having a calm reassuring nature for her clients”. Laura is married to her high school sweetheart, mother to 3 children and her fur baby, an English Black Lab named “Sadie”. She loves decorating, walking on the beach and relaxing to upbeat reruns of “Three’s Company”. She firmly believes that through the thoughtful consideration of others, we all can harness the key to a happy life. 


laura: 252-207-9810