What is 4Star Events?

4Star Events is a Chicago-based company that specializes in full-service event management and client consultation. Founded on four principle pillars of business – college, graduate, corporate, and "night out" events - each symbolizing one of the four stars as seen on the Chicago flag. Graduating from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago, along with having combined years of experience in the Hospitality Industry, co-founders Sommy and Vincent founded 4Star Events on the basis of providing premier event management services to their clients.

Whether you are interested in planning a college Greek Life event, a graduate school RSO event, a corporate outing, or simply a night out on the town, the team at 4Star Events has the capability of meeting all of your event needs, no matter the occasion!


Sommy Irani - Co-Founder, Managing Partner

After attending the University of Chicago, Sommy began his career in hospitality as an Operations Analyst for a fast-casual restaurant management firm, overseeing 21 locations nationwide. Sommy then joined 8 Hospitality Group as their Business Development Manager for 13 venues and as the General Manager for one of their premier locations in the River North area of Chicago. Combining his excitement and the sense of fulfillment in event planning with his experience in the hospitality industry, Sommy co-founded 4Star Events with Vincent in late 2017.


Vincent Lujan - Co-Founder, Managing Partner

After graduating from Northwestern University, Vincent pursued a Master's Degree at the University of Chicago while establishing himself as a freelance event planner in the Chicago hospitality scene.  Vincent's experience in event planning, coupled with his growing passion for the nightlife industry led him into a career in hospitality investment and development.  In addition to his partnership with 4Star Events, Vincent owns and operates PM2AM Hospitality – equity owners in several nightclubs and bars in the River North and Lincoln Park neighborhoods of Chicago, along with providing consulting services for the Current Nightlife mobile app.