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Conference & Event Management

Your search for conference help is over. The experienced planners at Conference & Event Management will take care of every detail necessary as we coordinate your conference, locally, nationally, or internationally. We have been offering our clients excellent value working with any budget for over 30 years, as we negotiate and partner with hotels and meeting facilities worldwide.

Our seasoned staff specializes in the following services.

  • Online Registration Services
  • Site Selection & Contract Negotiation
  • Facility Coordination
  • Speaker Management
  • Budgeting & Accounting
  • Vendor & Exhibitor Management
  • Entertainment & Tours
  • Food & Beverage Coordination
  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Consulting
  • Web Development

So let us manage your next event, wherever it may be. We promise to provide professional service that is second to none.

Online Registration Services

Conference & Event Management handles all details of registration for 50 to 5000 registrants. Registration forms can be received by mail, telephone, fax email, or via the Internet.

  • Creation and maintenance of Internet registration forms
  • Custom designed databases
  • Receipt of fees
  • Confirmation letters
  • Invoice participants
  • Handouts preparation
  • Nametags
  • On-site registration
  • Registration statistics and reports

Registration Services are available as a registration-only service or as part of a full-service contracts.

Facility Coordination

A large portion of any conference is coordination all the events that take place at the meeting venue. Pre-conference planning, on-site management, and post-conference closing are vital to the programmatic and financial success of the meeting.

  • Solicit bids for the site selection process
  • Negotiate contract
  • Act as liaison with site and sponsor
  • Provide master schedules and staging guides
  • Arrange lodging accommodations for participants and VIPs
  • Determine meal plan compatible with budget
  • Organize audio-visual requirements and technicians
  • Manage poster session and/or exhibitor sessions

Large or small, Conference and Event Management has organized hundreds of meetings in over 30 cities in the United States and Canada.

Conference & Event Management implements a master timeline for all conferences.  The timeline outlines the tasks that need to be completed on a monthly and weekly basis. The unique needs of each conference are added to this comprehensive schedule. We consider regular communication with the conference sponsor and members of the planning committee essential to keep everyone updated about each facet of the conference.

Budgeting & Accounting

Conference and Event Management develops and monitors program budgets using an integrated budgeting, accounting and forecasting system. The budget is monitored on an ongoing basis to ensure expenses stay within agreed-upon amounts. Accounting statements are prepared for evaluation throughout the program planning stage and upon program completion. We:

  • Create budget
  • Purchase services and goods
  • Approve payment of invoices
  • Process and record expenses
  • Receive sponsorship money
  • Compile accounting summary
  • Maintain account records

Non-registration funding sources may be available for a meeting. If so, Conference and Event Management can work with grants and contracts, private industry, foundations, and non-profit organizations.

Speaker and Presenter Management

Detailed communication with speakers is essential. We will:

  • Invite speakers
  • Issue call for papers
  • Coordinate travel and lodging
  • Purchase speaker gifts
  • Process honoraria payments
  • Prepare program materials and abstract books

Vendor & Exhibitor Management

The Conference and Event Management solicits bids and negotiates contracts for all goods and services. These may include:

  • Printing and photocopying
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Promotional pieces
  • Air and ground transportation
  • Music and entertainment
  • Tours

Marketing & Promotion

Conference & Event Management coordinates promotion with marketing and communication services. Successful promotion may include the following:

  • Create marketing plan
  • Coordinate brochure copy and design
  • Write and organize brochure text
  • Distribute press releases and ads
  • Coordinate public relations functions
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  • 35 Years and Counting

    Conference & Event Management has been planning conferences for university departments for over 35 years. We have planned meetings throughout the United States and Canada,  all around our great state of Utah and on the University Campus.  Let us help you create a first class meeting no matter where you decide to hold it.

     

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