The Top Event Planning Specialists In The U.S.

When you're planning a big event for your company it's important that everything goes right. The last thing you want is for your big event to be a dud and when everyone leaves they go home unhappy. This is a reward for your company, something to look forward to and should be such a good time that everybody can't wait until the next one. Here are our choices for the best specialists that will make your big event perfect.

Karen Brown New York, Manhattan, New York

Whether you want to launch a new product, impress your clients, or treat your employees to a summer BBQ, Karen Brown New York will create a memorable event that reflects your company’s brand and enhances its image. They are well known for perfect execution and attention to every detail. Let them take care of your next event so you can enjoy it just as much as your guests.

The types of corporate events they plan include:

  • Award Ceremonies
  • Banquets
  • Book Signings
  • Company Picnics
  • Fundraisers
  • Holiday Parties
  • Product Launches

A partial list of their services includes:

  • Scouting a venue
  • Developing a theme
  • Coordinating paper goods with a stationery vendor
  • Organizing a tasting with up to three caterers
  • Recommending up to three florists (if necessary)
  • Recommending up to three photographers (if necessary)
  • Managing your guest list
  • Assisting with rentals
  • And, depending on the wishes, being on-site or on-call during the event to ensure everything runs smoothly

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Details Event Planning, Los Angeles, California

From the first consultation, you’ll know that Details is different from any other corporate event planning company you’ve engaged. They'll take the time to get to know your company – its personality; your customer profile; your corporate image. From a rustic company picnic to a pull-out-all-the-stops media launch, Details Corporate Event Planning delivers spot-on events that both dazzle invitees and maximize shareholder value. Meticulous attention to every detail ensures your corporate event goes from it’s initial concept to exceeding your wildest expectations!

With Details Corporate Event Planning all media surrounding your event will maintain a synergistic look and feel. They integrate all event media with the planning process to achieve maximum communication synergy.

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Eventique, New York, New York

Whether you’re planning a product launch, conference or holiday party, Eventique enables clients to fully engage with their audiences through the creation, design and production of memorable live events.

They have three goals when creating an event: increase interest in attendance, encourage participants to stay, and make the greatest possible impact on your audience. They carefully consider budget because they understand that every event is an investment.

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A Kurant Event, Seattle, Washington

Kurant Event loves to party and they'd love to help you plan yours. Whether you’re planning a smashing soiree for 1000 to launch a new product, an intimate gathering, or an awe-inspiring weekend seminar, A Kurant Event is your Seattle event planner. They have got the expertise and the know-how to help you plan a party that will knock it out of the park. Working with clients such as Facebook, Xbox, and Windows Mobile, they've learned a thing or two about turning the right heads; but you don’t have to be a large company to host a lovely event.

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Chico Event Specialists, Chico, California

Whether your a large private organization throwing an annual celebration or a small non-profit that needs some extra hands to help with your major fundraiser, CES can help.  The coordinators at Chico Event Specialists have many years of experience with all types of events, including; multi-day conferences, keynote presentations, orientations, awards banquets, fundraising events/silent auctions, leadership summits, holiday parties and more.

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Blue Ivy, Boston, Mass.

Through careful consultation, whether your event is for internal use, celebrative or for marketing purposes, no function is too big or small for Blue Ivy to handle. Blue Ivy is completely dedicated to keeping your event needs within your budget, goals and vision. Their services include concept development, site selection, booking requirements, entertainment, activity planning, venue design, staffing, hosting, travel, catering, talent, publicity, promotion and security. With a background in entertainment, catering, operations and planning, Blue Ivy specialize in bringing the best of the unexpected to your audience.

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LK Events, Chicago, Illinois

LK Events can help plan and design annual meetings and conventions, client dinners, in-office cocktail receptions and holiday events. They know the importance of entertaining so allow them to handle the planning process so you can enjoy the party.

Custom Corporate Event Planning

  • Reception Site Location
  • Meetings and Site Visits For Planning
  • Vendor Selection and Management
  • Event Design and Development
  • Budget Management
  • Theme Design
  • Catering and Beverage Design
  • Vendor Contract Review and Management
  • Secure all Vendor Contracts and Deadlines
  • Set Up and Supervision of Event

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Events + Style, San Diego, California

Corporate Events play a huge part of a companies brand and overall comprehensive marketing plan. More now than ever, companies are realizing the importance of hosting events to increase brand recognition, employee moral and client relationships. With Events + Style's expertise and knowledge of the latest trends and technologies, they can help your corporation or small business create a memorable event that is unique, showcases your brand and leaves a lasting impression on your guests.

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Alison Events, San Francisco, California

Planning a social or corporate event can be stressful if you have to be both the host and the planner. The key to a successful event is to have someone there to handle all of the production aspects so that you can enjoy your guests or be a host to your VIP’s. Alison Events is able to plan any type of event, whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, reunion, sales incentive, holiday celebration or just an old-fashioned party.

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Karine Brighten Events, Berkeley, California

San Francisco Bay Area's first Green-Certified event service specialist. Top event planners like Karine Brighten know that today's successful events demand fresh, relevant, and innovative ideas.

Holding a professional event for your nonprofit organization or corporate convention must compete with celebrity event budgets. And some events are more than a celebration. You may be trying to raise money, promote a new product or gain publicity at a grand opening. Each of these has an expected ROI. Many shy away from hiring an event planner, however, as a way to keep costs down. 

Karine Brighten has years of formal training and experience working at JPDL (Canada's top event planning company) which laid a solid foundation for what came next. When she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area several years ago and started Karine Brighten Events, her solid track record followed. 

Here are the "must haves" for each one of their successful events: 

Make it awesome. Your reputation's at stake. People will be talking, texting, and spreading social media chatter about your nonprofit fundraiser, charity ball, social party, concert, film screening, trade show, grand opening . . . they want you to get a bazillion "likes" after it's over.

Keep your mind free from brainspin trying to find the best event vendors, venues, and entertainment. Time is a terrible thing to waste, especially when it's time you don't have (and it's yours).

Make it a green event. A sustainable event creates good karma and makes your organization look like a rock star to your employees, your friends, your community, and your shareholders. It shows you really care about your environmental footprint!

Keep it on budget. Better yet, keep it under budget.

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Those are our choices for the best event planners in the U.S. We researched the top 210 media markets nation wide but we're sure we missed some extraordinary event planners. If you know anyone who should be included for next years list or have any comments that will improve this list just send us a message below.

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