Cathy Riva

Photo credit: Jeri Anne

Photo credit: Jeri Anne

Cathy Riva Founder of Riva Events

“Cathy, you can create something out of nothing.” – Hoda Kotb, Today Show Anchor

“Cathy I had my doubts about you, but you are really something.” –Kathie Lee, Today Show Anchor

“The tips and tricks Cathy Riva offers are like social currency at parties.” -Dina Kaplan, co-founder of Blip.tv

“I have a passion for inspiring you with information I’ve learned that can help you enjoy time and connect with family and friends” –Cathy Riva

For
 event
 planner
 Cathy 
Riva 
life
 is 
about
 celebrating.
With
more 
than
 10
 years 
of
 experience
in event
 planning 
and
 having 
been 
featured
 on
 talk 
shows 
such
 as
 NBC’s
 Today 
Show, 
The
Tyra Banks 
Show
 and 
Discovery 
Channel’s
 “Party
Girl”, 
Emmy
nominated,
 Cathy
 Riva,
 founder
 of
 Riva Events
 is
 an
 expert
 at 
leading 
a 
team
 to 
create
 personalized,
 sophisticated
events.

Past
 parties 
include 
a
 high
 powered 
technology
 event 
at
 the
 New 
York
 Stock
 Exchange
 with Mayor
 Michael
 Bloomberg,
 The 
Diamond 
Aquifer
 Pre
–Oscar 
Suite 
at
 the
 Soho
 House,
 LA
 on behalf 
of 
the
 Diamond
 Information 
Center 
attended
by
 celebrities 
such
 as 
Phillip
 Seymour Hoffman,
Terrance
 Howard,
Teri
 Hatcher 
and
 Adrian 
Grenier
 and 
a 
recent 
private 
wedding 
in
 Los Angeles
for 
a 
private 
client.

Experience
 with
 both
 large
 and
 small 
events
 has 
really
 helped 
Cathy
 refine
 her
 own
 philosophy
 of reduce,
 repurpose,
 recycle 
when 
it
 comes
 to
parties 
to 
often
 create 
something 
new 
for
 each individual 
client.

As 
passionate 
as 
Cathy 
is 
about
 planning
 events,
she
 is 
equally
 enthusiastic 
about
 teaching 
party planning
 skills.
She 
was 
recently
 a 
guest
 speaker
for 
a
 UCLA 
Marketing 
Class
 and
 the
 Learning Annex’s
 “How 
to
 get 
in to 
event 
planning”.
 Her 
goal
 is
 to
 give
 people
 the
 tools
 to 
create
 their 
own party, 
creating
 happy
 memories, 
lasting 
friendships 
and
 bonding 
families
 together.

Cathy 
offers 
party
 planning 
features 
and 
tips 
for
 print 
and
 broadcast. 
She
 also 
curates
 style 
and design 
for 
home
 divisions 
of
 stores,
 such
 as
Kohl’s, 
and 
content 
for
 websites
 and 
brands 
such 
as AOL,
 Splenda,
 Glad 
Press’N
 Seal,
 Dish and Dine. com
and
 her 
own
 new
 site www.CelebrateEveryday.TV.

Cathy 
lives
 in 
Manhattan
 with
 her
 husband
 Marc
 who 
is
 a 
film
 director
 and
 four-year-old 
daughter Riley.

For more information please visit www.RivaEvents.com

 

Want to check out Cathy’s articles?  Click here.

 

 

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