Eventful Pittsburgh - Who We Are - Shari Zatman




Shari Zatman’s passion and education in interior design have been a valuable resource for her clients’ events for the past 24 years. Her creativity and design aesthetic provide a custom approach to event spaces. Shari began her event planning career working as an “in-house” event planner for the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers, Timesys Corporation and Janus Technologies, where she developed her talent for detailed event management as well as for streamlining and improving events. In 2005 Shari started her own company, Perfectly Planned by Shari, which produces social, non-profit and corporate events in and around Pittsburgh. Perfectly Planned by Shari has won many awards for event planning, most notably Pittsburgh Magazine’s “Best of the Burgh” Award as “Best Party Planner” in 2013 and 2014, has been designated as a Weddingwire Couples Choice Award winner for several consecutive years, received the designation of Best Wedding Planner in Pittsburgh by Expertise in 2018 and received Top Rated Local designation of Best in the State in 2019. A member of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Meeting Planners International, Shari has also served on the International Live Events Society board as vice president of programming and education.