Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden 40th Anniversary Gala
JKS Events with produced a unique gala in NYC for the Hirshhorn Museum of the Smithsonian Institution to celebrate its 40 years and honor 40 contemporary artists.
Fosun International Broker Event
JKS Events produced an authentic Chinese New Year celebration to showcase the stunning skyscraper at 28 Liberty Street. The event encompassed the building’s courtyard, lobby, and the expansive raw space on the 44th floor.
Stefanie and Adam’s Wedding
JKS Events coordinated every aspect of the wedding weekend, including the rehearsal dinner, Church ceremony, reception, official after party, and Sunday brunch.
“When I told you sophisticated elegance you knew exactly what I meant! It was white glove service all the way but without the attitude.”
President, RFR Realty
JKS Events is a full-service event company. Our clients range from PR firms to Fortune 500 companies to individuals. We attend to every detail from concept creation, to marketing, to event production and press follow-up. We will make sure that your invitations support your brand and match the event theme, décor, and catering, creating a seamless marketing effort. Whether you want an intimate cocktail party for your nearest and dearest, a blowout bash that everyone will be talking about for years to come, or something in between, JKS Events can guide you in making the right choices, manage all the details, and make you look like you worked for months to put it all together.
Founder & President
After graduating from New York University, Janeen Saltman started her career in real estate advertising and marketing. During her time in these fields, Janeen’s natural talent for planning and hosting events became her signature. Full of experience, knowledge, and party planning skills, Janeen launched JKS Events to share her passion.
Senior Vice President
Alden Levy joined JKS Events in 2001, after spending almost 15 years in consulting and project management. Alden holds an MBA from The Wharton School of Business of The University of Pennsylvania and served as chairman of The Wharton Club of New York’s Social and Special Events Committee.
Senior Event Producer
Katie has been working with JKS Events on a project basis since 2005 and is now a full-time member of the team! She has over 15 years of experience producing fundraising events for nonprofits. During 11 years as the event director at the American Folk Art Museum, she raised over $8 million through galas, art fairs, and corporate membership. As Director of Special Events at Pratt Institute, Katie raised over $2.5 million through high-profile events.
Associate Event Producer
Susan previously worked in the nonprofit world for over five years supporting higher education institutes, leading community events, and executing strategic growth. She is a graduate of DePaul University and holds an MBA from St. John’s University. She joined the JKS Events team in December 2014.
“We have Janeen… to thank for a perfectly orchestrated wedding, and we would encourage anyone to hire JKS Events.”
Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs
Backstage & Theater Pizzazz:
Theatre Communications Group Gala
The Commercial Observer:
The Commercial Observer:
Air Society “Sky’s the Limit” Benefit
New York Post & Daily News:
Public Prep Namesake Luncheon
March 2011 & May 2013
“Janeen is a rock star in her field!”
Senior Vice President, Silverstein Properties
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