Based out of New York City, Elizabeth Priya Kumar is a full-service event planner that has successfully grown her company and brand to become the wedding lifestyle expert for the South Asian market. Priya, as she likes to be called, began her career in corporate event planning working for notorious Fortune 500 companies. With a push from her brother and sister, Priya subsequently went on to create Premini Events in 2008, naming the company after them.
Being named, "Planner of the Year" in 2016 by the International Live Events Association, Priya is looking to expand the company to new heights by opening up several divisions under the brand. With hard work and perseverance, Priya has now gained nationwide recognition for her unique experiential and creative wedding planning. As the rise of her success continued, she was named President of the National Association of Catering and Event Professionals (Greater NJ Chapter) in 2014 and currently still sits as that role. Priya also serves on the Board of Directors for the Wedding Industry Professionals Association for the New York City Chapter.
In her spare time, Priya enjoys spending time with her siblings, parents, and friends. Priya donates her time and resources to various charities as a way of giving back to the world. She also enjoys trying out new restaurants and is an avid lover of music, concerts and comedy. Much of Priya's inspiration derives out of European attributes such as flamenco guitar and old world poetry. With several projects currently in the works under the Premini brand, the sky is the limit.