Blended Family Wedding Etiquette

Blended families are the new norm, and many engaged couples are facing the same difficult question – what am I supposed to do so everyone feels included, and no one gets their feelings hurt?  While this can be a difficult question to answer, because every family is different, there are some standard rules to follow […]

Your “Big Day” Is Over – Now What??

After a couple heads home from their honeymoon they often find they are at a loss for what to do next – your big day is over, now what?! The wedding planning and honeymoon were all very structured and time consuming – and now the new couple has all the time in the world to relax, […]

What Event Planners Bring to the Table | The Gambit: Party Poppers

Susan Zackin, owner of Z Event Company, was featured this week in The Gambit’s special section on New Orleans party planning! Specifically on the topic of what event planners bring to the table. There are some great questions asked with equally great answers, so be sure to take a look! Here are just two of the Q […]

Bachelorette Party – How to Plan and Prepare?

How to Plan a Bachelorette Party? Bachelorette parties are such a fun pre-wedding celebration. Remember that the main goal is to celebrate the bride’s last “single” days by having an unforgettable event. There are so many options when it comes to deciding on a location for a bachelorette party, so HERE is a list of 11 […]

Bridesmaids Gifts They’re Sure To Love

Bridesmaids are such an important part of your big day. They’re your best friends, your support system, practically your family! They definitely deserve to be treated as such and given gifts they will actually enjoy. You want them to know that they are appreciated for all they do on your big day. Here are 8 […]

Under the Chuppah: a New Orleans courtyard wedding

The second line Under the chuppah for a New Orleans courtyard wedding at Brennan’s, the wedding ceremony was brought to a close. With the stomping of the glass, an ever jubilant “Mazel Tov” arose from the crowd, but then the unexpected occurred – horns began playing, guests looked around in confusion, and our “second line” began twisting […]

St. Charles Avenue’s Shop Talk: Featuring Susan Zackin & Z Event Company

Susan Zackin was featured in the January 2016 issue of St. Charles Avenue! The magazine features interviews from one or two business owners every month, and Susan Zackin & Z Event Company were on their radar this month. To read the full article, please click the link below! ZEventCompanyShopTalk

New Orleans Destination Wedding Tips: Part 2

I hope you enjoyed Part 1 of Z Event Company’s New Orleans destination wedding tips! If you’re looking to pick up a few more tips for your destination wedding, look no further, Part 2 is here 🙂 Can I rent or buy men’s attire at the destination instead of traveling with it? Yes, of course you can! […]

New Orleans Destination Wedding Tips: Part 1

Brides and grooms, I’ve been listening to all of your questions and concerns about having a New Orleans destination wedding, I took some of the more frequently asked and have the answers you’ve been looking for! There were a lot of great questions…too many, in fact, to answer in just one blog, so I had to split […]

Tips from a New Orleans Wedding Planner: Choosing a Venue

Tips from a New Orleans Wedding Planner: Choosing a Venue You’re engaged! You’ve told all of your family and friends, you’ve had an impromptu engagement party, so what’s the next step?! As much as brides hate to hear it, it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty (which I personally enjoy – no surprise there […]