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David Landgraf
Founder & Chief Experience Officer

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Our Services

Destination, hotel & venue sourcing

Management & staffing support

Budget development & management

Creative, design & production

Speaker & entertainment management

Food & beverage management

Technology & communications

Strategic consulting

Management & staffing support

Our staff is available wherever you need us.  We pay attention to every detail from ensuring that all equipment is working properly, to personally overseeing room layouts, table settings and flowers/decor, to supervising the overall production and set-up at every conference and meeting. We coordinate meeting room assignments, set up times and group assignments.  We even offer the development, coordination and execution of team building activities.


Our on-site concierge services are available to assist your guests at all times including a registration and hospitality desk, welcome packets, program information, amenities and tracking of all packages and shipments. Your guests will be treated like VIP.

  • Meeting room assignments, coordination of load in/out times and room setups

  • Management of all production and AV needs including webcasts for duration of program

  • Tracking of all packages, logging shipments, return shipments, international import/export

  • Registration and Hospitality desk, distribution of name tags, welcome packets and program information

  • Concierge services for all attendees

  • VIP administrative support & amenities

Global destination, hotel & venue sourcing

We have strong business relationships with unique global venues, including all major and boutique hotel brands, saving you time and money in the process. We will source the perfect venue, book all travel and hotel reservations and manage all transportation including negotiations, concessions, and contracts. This includes airport greeters & transfers, transportation to the event and departure notices.  
 

  • RFP management for hotels, resorts and unique venues 

  • Site evaluations 

  • Negotiations, concessions and contract preparations

  • Booking of attendee/VIP flights (private or commercial)

  • Flight status monitoring

  • Airport transfers (arrivals and departures)

  • VIP meet and greet, Airport Greeters 

  • Off-site activity or group ground transportation 

  • Personalized departure notices

 
 
 
 

Budget development & management

An event budget is crucial to your bottom line.  We use long standing value-add global vendor relationships and partners to negotiate the best possible rates, concessions and contracts to save you time, money and resources. We will create an estimated and final budget and maintain it throughout your entire event. You can be at ease knowing we will manage all your vendor invoices, payment timelines and final review of all bills to ensure they are comprehensive and accurate. 

  • Create an estimated budget and final budget 

  • Maintain budget throughout the event 

  • Management of all vendor invoices 

  • Maintain payment timeline 

  • Final bill review of all vendors and venues 

Creative, design & production

We apply creative design, production and technical expertise so that every detail represents your unique brand.  


It is our job to ensure we represent you in the most exceptional way possible. We design your event with unique, customized beauty and impeccable décor. You will be presented with a creative, themed strategy including signage, branding, decorations and gift ideas. Every last detail will be monitored and executed flawlessly.
 
Our production and technical expertise allows us to present original and extraordinary concepts to your event. We source all vendors including DMC’s, AV and lighting.

  • Sourcing service vendors, such as DMC's, AV, production, lighting, event decor, etc. 

  • Creative strategy and thematic development

  • Décor, signage/branding and entertainment 

  • Creative proposal of branded gift ideas based on budget, shipping deadlines, distribution 

  • Development, coordination and execution of team building activities

  • Full vendor management, permits and insurance (if applicable)

 

Speaker & entertainment management

Many of our clients request guest speakers or special entertainment to generate even more excitement and energy behind their event. We have a vast array of connections and strong relationships with some of the most well-known entertainment and media contacts in the industry. We will handle the entire relationship including booking, contracts, special requirements (security) and special effects.

 
 

Food & beverage management

Food and beverages make one of the most lasting impressions of your event. We pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge about cuisines and matters of taste and work with you to develop the perfect food menus and beverage selections, including any special dietary requirements. Our knowledge extends to food and beverage pairing to ensure your guests taste buds come alive. It is our job to “wow” your attendees.

  • Food & beverage selection and menu creation 

  • Management of attendee dietary requirements

  • Confirmation of attendee guarantees 

Technology & communications

Go paperless! With innovative technology solutions to save our clients time, resources, money, and the environment.  

 

We  design and tailor event communication registration websites, customized event apps for distribution of pre, during, and post event content as well as logistical communications, creating solutions to engage with speakers and attendees. At the completion of your event, we offer post communication polls and surveys.

  • Event registration website build and management

  • Communication plan (save the date, invitations, confirmations, surveys)   

  • Web registration management (monitor responses, reporting, call center)

  • Event app development and management (see example)

  • Post communication polls and surveys (in app or registration)

  • Live and or delayed webcast platforms, in-venue or in-studio

Strategic consulting

We bring our unique skill set to every project, whether you need complete event management or a branding or brand refresh strategy for all your internal and external marketing initiatives.  With our expertise in marketing, operations, technical acumen, and relationship management, we can ensure that all of your business processes are industry best practices, and consistent across all mediums and venues.

  • Small Meeting Management strategy, development and deployment.

  • Strategic Meeting Management strategy, policy and deployment.

  • Strategy Consulting for events, meetings, incentive and conferences

  • Outsourcing vs. Insourcing of your events programs

  • Brand strategy and event activation/engagement

  • Marketing planning and development