Behind the Hustle: Kathiya Zelasco (@kathiyaz)

Kathiya Zelasco has 10+ years experience in the event planning industry. She has been able to build a great reputation with her creative ideas, designs and sharp attention to detail. With coordination and production experience in high-end corporate and social functions, she has been to work with celebrity clients and fortune 500 companies such Kevin Liles, Staples, Ernst & Young and more. She has also been involved with many philanthropic projects such as Angels for Autism, American Cancer Society and Hamptons Super Saturday. Her work has also appeared on television show, Real Housewives of NJ. Her passion for design started at very young age, which led to her studies in architecture & interior design. Being a “mompreneur” she enjoys being able to juggle both a career and being mom.

The world knows me as: Kathiya Zelasco

I have also been known to respond to the name:  K or Kat

My professional superpower is: Achieving results others believe to be impossible.

 The #1 thing people can hire me to do is: Event coordination and design…making their special event a memorable and stress free experience.

 I’m most passionate about: Event and interior design. Love being able to transform a space into something amazing!

The technology that I wouldn’t want to live without is:  IOS…anything Apple.

The app I use most obsessively is:  Instagram & Camera+

The most innovative use of event tech I’ve ever seen is: Love campaigns that involve the “treats for tweets” idea. Great way to create buzz during events!

My go-to guilty pleasure food is:  Anything chocolate! Preferably NUTELLA!!!

The thing that always gets me to laugh without fail is:  My witty 8yr. old daughter….kids say the darndest things!

One thing that would really surprise people to learn about me is:  I lived in Peru for a couple years where I attended a Japanese grammar school….don’t ask me how I did it.

Connect with Kathiya:

Twitter/Instagram: @kathiyaz @elitestylesnyc


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