October 17, 2019

David Landgraf named as one of the top BizBash 1,000 — people with the biggest impact on meetings and events across the United States.

September 9, 2019

David Landgraf, Founder and Chief Experience Officer of Make It Happen Management, a full service events management and production firm, who thrives on the challenges of orchestrating exceptional events around the globe from inception to execution. His New York City-ba...

April 30, 2018

recently returned from an incredible journey through Southeast Asia, filled with eye-opening AHA! experiences, from the nightlife and temples of Bangkok, bike treks through Cambodia’s local villages and Angkor Wat at sunrise, to the impossibly blue waters of Thailand...

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Featured Events

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Token Summit 2018 — Pier 36 NYC

Token Summit Conference was the 3rd event in the Token Summit series, the first conference that explored in-depth the Token-Based Economy. In New York City for the 2nd time at #Pier36NYC, they discussed the economics, regulation and practices around blockchain-based tokens, protocols, and crypto-assets.

COPE Eventpower Salon Breakfast

David Landgraf moderated a panel discussion on today’s hottest topics in the events industry such as food sustainability, tech, waste, philanthropy, and activism. The featured speakers included:

Sam Kass, Trove Founder, food entrepreneur, former White House Chef, and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition for President Obama and Executive Director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!”


Tom Colicchio, Executive Chef and Co-Founder of Crafted Hospitality, James Beard Award winning chef for “Best New Restaurant 2002" and Craft and Lead Judge for Bravo’s long running series, “Top Chef.”

Click below to scroll through photos from the event.

Cory Sullivan, Sam Kass, Tom Colicchio, David Landgraf

Photos by Simon Lo

COPE Event - David, Tom and Sam
COPE Event - David, Tom and Sam
Sam Kass Book Signing
Sam Kass Book Signing
COPE Event - David, Tom and Sam

Past Events


March 20, 2018  Hotel Commissions: What is the Future?  |  David Landgraf – Panelist |  more >


October 11, 2017  The Value of the Private Event  |  Moderated by David Landgraf, Managing Director more >

Industry Boards and Awards

Make It Happen Management has been recognized by numerous peers in the industry through board appointments and honors. Below are just a few.

Marketing and Global Events Company

Affiliate Partner

Meetings and Events 

Named as one of the Top 1000

Travel & Leisure Magazine
Business Travel Advisory Board Member

Council of Protocol Executives
Board Member


Meeting Professionals International - NY Chapter


Member &

Certified LGBTBE company

Corporate Planner of the Year 

Five Future Leaders of the Profession

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