• about us

    aok events is an event planning company serving New York City and the surrounding area. Offering a no-cost venue and vendor sourcing service, we can help you find the ideal location, the tastiest caterer, the newest d├ęcor, and the best live performers. Whether your event is a corporate party, gala evening or a gathering for friends and family, our referral services are absolutely free.

    Our established, long-standing relationships in the event planning industry ensure that you get the best vendor pricing available. This translates into more money in your pocket to plan your event.

    Our sole goal is to make your life easier when planning your event. aok events can best match you with the perfect venue, because we have personally visited each and every location. We are constantly on top of the latest trends and newest openings. At aok events, we have the experience to find the right fit for your style, budget and event.

  • about the owner

    Andrea Kochanowsky has been in the event planning industry since 1995. She got her start in the financial sector, planning business meetings and dinners, as well as client networking receptions for high net-worth individuals. She further honed her skills at some of the most reputable event planning companies in the New York City area, forming aok events in 2004. Her passion for parties and thorough attention to detail are evident in each of her clients’ events.

  • faq

    How are your services free to your clients?

    We are compensated by the venues and vendors we refer to our clients.

    Is there ever a fee for your services?

    Our venue and vendor referral services are always at no cost to our clients. On occasion, we are hired to manage and produce an event in its entirety. In such cases, a consulting fee would apply, which is determined by the needs and specifications of the particular event.

    What makes you different from other event planning companies?

    Unlike some companies with ‘preferred vendor lists’, we work impartially with all venues and vendors. Finding the right fit for YOU is our priority. Moreover, each event is her clients, and the respect from venues and vendors in the New York event industry.