event management

With more than 30 years of experience in planning meetings, conventions, trade shows, fundraisers and special events, we know what it takes and how to maximize your resources to provide the best possible service for your members and customers.

Our specialists can handle every aspect of your meeting from start to finish. For business meetings, conferences or non-profit events of all types and sizes, we can manage your event from A to Z, or complement your team by managing certain elements within a project or event.

Here is a short list of services that may be of interest …

Site Research & Selection – research, request and review proposals to determine the best location for your upcoming conference or event, review and negotiate facility contract

Program Development & Management – determine objectives, confirm programs and presenters, prepare and monitor event budget, and present planning strategies

Logistics – liaison with meeting facility and service providers to coordinate and manage meeting arrangements, accommodations, transportation, etc.

Registration – develop registration tools including on-line registration, track and monitor registration status, process payments and provide financial reports, collect and report registration data, prepare and send confirmations, prepare name badges and registrant materials

Marketing & Promotion – develop promotional plan, prepare and assist with promotional materials, prepare and send periodic promotions through multiple mediums

Fundraisers & Sporting Events – coordinate with volunteers; manage facility, catering, decorators and vendor setup; assist with donations, sponsors and item catalog; provide event ticketing and support guest check-in, and handle on-site payments and item pick-up

Exhibits & Sponsors – develop exhibitor and sponsor tools, track and monitor registration, assist with promotional efforts and securing sponsorships, serve as liaison for exhibit hall arrangements

On-Site Management – manage and assist with on-site event operations, including logistics, registration, programming, exhibition and transportation arrangements

Post-Event Wrap-up – prepare and assist with follow-up reporting and summaries

Our services are available on an à la carte basis – your organization can pick and choose the services that complement the efforts of you and/or your staff. We are flexible and can tailor our services to suit your specific requirements.

Let ASCENT put its expertise to work for you.