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Event Planning

Your members want more and better programming, and The Markens Group can facilitate the value-packed conferences and meetings they’ll remember and come to expect. We have extensive experience in the entire event planning process, from contract negotiation and event promotion to on-site management and member evaluation.

As event planners we can:

  • Identify and engage moderators and speakers
  • Solicit vendor sponsors for additional revenue
  • Provide members with easy online event registration
  • Design, write, produce, and distribute marketing materials such as programs, fliers, posters, and banners
  • Organize and manage registration and on-site activities
  • Organize and manage off-site functions such as special outings, plant tours, etc.
  • Facilitate banquets and awards ceremonies
  • Provide audio and visual support
  • Provide speeches and stage support to moderators and key leadership
  • Design presentations for special events as needed
  • Supply additional on-site staff as needed
  • Manage outside vendors such as photographers, florists, etc.
  • Create, distribute, collect, and analyze event evaluation forms.