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Presentation Convention Center

  1. 2. <ul><li>Consultation on feasibility, budget, development of events including event marketing strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Design and project management of events and meetings </li></ul><ul><li>On-site management and direction </li></ul><ul><li>Support services: graphics, data management, scripting </li></ul>Event Design and Management / Event Producer
  2. 3. <ul><li>In business for 11 years – one of top firms in Houston (HBJ) </li></ul><ul><li>International award winner, Certified Special Event Professional </li></ul><ul><li>HBJ Top Ten List </li></ul>Office: 713-520-1295 Email:
  3. 4. Convention Experience <ul><li>44 conventions – NUCA, NADC, RIMS, NOMDA, AT&T, GE Financial, … </li></ul><ul><li>RIMS - $440,000 in food and beverage </li></ul><ul><li>White House functions, natl. association meetings, medical meetings, AT&T HQ, Pepsi, Digital Equipment, MCI </li></ul>
  4. 5. What would George R. Brown C.C customers want with ? <ul><li>Develop and produce major meetings – staging, presentation support and AV, registration, catering arrangements, signage, … </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Conferences </li></ul>Blueprint Houston, Citizens’ Congress <ul><li>1000 attendees </li></ul><ul><li>Pre- and on-site registration </li></ul><ul><li>Stage management </li></ul><ul><li>Room set </li></ul><ul><li>Technical services </li></ul><ul><li>Double seat assignments, name badges </li></ul><ul><li>Table sponsorships </li></ul>
  6. 7. Bertek Pharmaceuticals <ul><li>National sales conferences, incentives </li></ul><ul><li>300-500 attendees </li></ul><ul><li>Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Conference planning </li></ul><ul><li>Theme décor and entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Catering </li></ul><ul><li>Technical services </li></ul><ul><li>Signage, printing </li></ul>Conferences
  7. 8. <ul><li>Provide trade show / expo support … </li></ul><ul><li>30,000 attendees </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibitor solicitation and management </li></ul><ul><li>Exposition services </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor sales </li></ul><ul><li>Printing and promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Technical services </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Handle shuttles, meet and greet, transport … </li></ul>Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift
  9. 10. <ul><li>Design and produce a theme event … </li></ul>Urban Beat <ul><li>The Bayou City </li></ul><ul><li>Two-Stepping Across Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Wonder-Full Texas </li></ul>
  10. 11. Event marketing (contd.) <ul><li>Turn registration into a valuable data collection means </li></ul><ul><li>Activities into product education </li></ul><ul><li>Interactions into improved business perception </li></ul><ul><li>Takeaways into new buying preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Tools include touch screen surveys, online registration systems, ad specialties (imprinted logo items), exhibit design, scripting, graphic support, mementos, and experiential activities </li></ul>
  11. 12. Distinctions <ul><li>Level and range of experience </li></ul><ul><li>National resources </li></ul><ul><li>Consult only to turnkey (billable hours) </li></ul><ul><li>Event marketing services </li></ul>
  12. 13. Project types <ul><li>Corporate meeting / Major stage presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Sales conference </li></ul><ul><li>Product announcement </li></ul><ul><li>Trade show / expo </li></ul><ul><li>Major branding event </li></ul><ul><li>Theme event </li></ul>
  13. 14. Endorsements <ul><li>“ Throughout twenty-one grand openings with various themes, EVENTions hit a home run every time using creativity, amazing resources, and flawless execution. They couldn’t have been better.” </li></ul><ul><li>Holly Montalbano, Dir. Of Public Affairs, H-E-B Grocery </li></ul><ul><li>“ The fall festival concept series was successful beyond anyone’s expectations. Thank you for your flexibility and responsiveness. You were easy to reach and quick with an answer or an option at every turn.” </li></ul><ul><li>John Lauletta, VP of Houston Marketing, Comerica Bank </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Three words: Attention to detail. Eventions did not miss a step and took care of even the smallest details. A true pleasure.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Derzypolski, Public Relations Dir., Kidd Group </li></ul><ul><li>“ I want you and your people to know how much we appreciate what Eventions accomplished for us. The product fairs, rodeo, and barbeque; the National Accounts presentation; … were absolutely ‘first-class’! … It’s great to be associated with a a local company who can pull it all together .” </li></ul><ul><li>Larry Wench, Exec. Vice President, MCFA </li></ul><ul><li>“ Thank you for your hard work and creative talent to create one of the most memorable GHCVB/TSAE events ever. We received rave reviews … We recognize that we asked a lot and you delivered. …Your artistic contribution to the décor was fabulous …” </li></ul><ul><li>Jordy Tollett, President, GHCVB </li></ul>
  14. 15. We want be YOUR partner!