Laurel Szeto is the president of Laurel & Party, Inc., a full service event production company based in Southern California.
Established 1999, Laurel has designed and customized numerous exclusive events at premiere locations. Her portfolio ranges from an intimate affair of 12 people to guest lists exceeding 4,500 attendees. From corporate events to social parties, Laurel loves the versatility of each client.
Laurel is active in the Malibu, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners. Due to her industry expertise and reputation, she has been called upon for various speaking engagements. Laurel has been quoted in numerous publications such as The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, The New York Times and Real Simple.
Born and raised San Diego, California. Laurel attended San Diego State University and gained extensive knowledge about event production and catering during her work at San Diego’s Bay Club Resort. Before starting Laurel & Party, Inc., she was the personal assistant to Jamie Lee Curtis.
Laurel currently resides in the Los Angeles area with her husband,Tom, and their two daughters, Siena and Chaney. She spends a lot of her free time snowboarding at her second home in Mammoth, CA. While in LA, Laurel enjoys playing ice hockey and competing in triathlons (The Ironman).