Pittsburgh Post Gazette – December 2015

“Most transformed: This year the Pittsburgh Film Office transformed its annual Academy Awards gala Lights! Glamour! Action! by bringing in event planners Theresa Kaufman and Shari Zatman. They took the event to new heights, adding exciting elements like Izzazu’s Glam Cam, which pulled best-dressed contenders from the crowd, and Bubbles the Champagne Goddess station. Fizzy…

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – June 2016

By Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It’s widely acknowledged that the Oakmont Country Club golf course won’t win any beauty contests. Given its history of bringing some of the world’s best players to tears, Miss Congeniality is out of the question, too. That doesn’t mean its facilities aren’t first-rate, however, and that extends to restrooms.…

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – January 2017

#SEENPartyTrends for 2017 Originally published by the Post-Gazette on January 16, 2017. Read original article here.   By Natalie Bencivenga / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Theresa Kaufman: Events & Public Relations/​partner, principal planner, Eventful Event Producers #TechiesUnite: The hesitation over mobile bidding is gone. There are many mobile bidding services to choose from, and savvy nonprofits will do some…

Valley Voices – January 2017

“Formidable Female” Originally published by Valley Voices in January 2017. Read original article here   Shari Zatman is the owner and principal event planner and designer for Perfectly Planned by Shari. The Fox Chapel resident first found her love for Pittsburgh after she moved from the Philadelphia area to study at Pitt. “I started my career…

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – March 2017

Mitzvah Bash! held at the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh Originally published by the Post-Gazette on March 13, 2017. Read original article here.   #MazelTov: The Ace Hotel Pittsburgh in East Liberty, was hit with a jolt of youthful energy on March 5 as kids and families alike flooded the gym and channeled their inner party animals in…

Jewish Chronicle – March 2017

Mitzvah Bash welcomes purveyors, purchasers to a popping party Originally published by the Jewish Chronicle in March 2017. Read the original article here.   The first thing to bring to Mitzvah Bash is dancing shoes. The second is a wallet. On Sunday, March 5, parents, grandparents and children traveled to the Ace Hotel in East Liberty for…

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – June 2017

To view all photos, please scroll through the gallery. Originally published by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on June 5, 2017.  Click here to read the original article. When one of the city’s premier party planners celebrates her twin 13-year-old sons’ bar mitzvah, you know she’s going to pull out all the stops! Shari Zatman of Perfectly Planned…