Susan Southerland


Celebrity wedding planner, speaker, author, and business consultant, Susan Southerland, is one of the foremost experts in the wedding and event industry today. She boasts the honor of planning thousands of weddings and events and now she helps other event vendors achieve the same success. Susan is president of Just Events! Group, a full service event planning company with offices in Orlando, Florida. Her exceptional weddings have been featured numerous times on the Style Network’s “Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?” and TLC’s “A Wedding Story.” Her cutting-edge advice has been seen on television stations around the country as well as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today and periodicals around the world.

Susan is the official wedding-planning partner of Universal Orlando Resort and is the National Wedding Expert for nationally-renowned wedding publication and online resource, Perfect Wedding Guide. With PWG, she travels the country speaking to brides and vendors on her revolutionary wedding planning personality concept, The Susan Southerland Secret. Her webinars are viewed daily from brides across the country and vendors looking to revitalize their paradigms for marketing and selling to today’s bride.

Her expertise is so widely recognized and loved, she was even given the prestigious recognition as one of only 30 wedding planners worldwide as an “A-List Planner” by Destination Weddings and Honeymoons Magazine and a case study on her business (and one of her toughest business decisions) can be found in the July/August 2011 issue of Inc. Magazine.

Susan currently consults to both brides and vendors to provide stress-free planning processes for all of life’s greatest events. Her advice can be heard at conferences such as Wedding MBA and CaterSource, as well as local seminars throughout the country for those who want to make their wedding businesses flourish while maintaining a sane work and personal environment.

Look for Susan’s first book, The Susan Southerland Secret: Personality Marketing to Today’s Bride available at,,, and