13 Top Event Management Companies

Looking for the best event planning companies for your corporate events and gatherings? You’re in the right place!

From full-service event planning to specific event components – these event planners can help your next event in leaving lasting impressions on your guests.

What is an event management company?

Event planners and event management companies offer full services that enable you to have amazing events, no matter what your level of experience with events is. They provide services such as:

  • Event design
  • Staffing
  • Event production
  • Event marketing strategy
  • Finding vendors, providers and tools
  • Venue sourcing

There are many types of events that event management companies can help you host, including:

  • Galas
  • Product Launches
  • Trade shows
  • Fundraisers
  • Social events
  • Hybrid events
  • Virtual events
  • Non-profit events
  • Weddings and other special events

Here are some of the best event management companies

From helping to facilitate President Joe Biden’s virtual inauguration gala, to hosting multinational organizations and large associations with clients that include Aon, Boma, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, and many Chambers of Commerce, eSAX makes every event a real experience.

Location:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Types of events:

They provide event management services for a wide variety of virtual events with a specialization in corporate events and conferences.

Their services:

  • Live tech support
  • Event creation
  • Complete event coordination
  • Training

Essentially, eSAX's goal is to make sure that your guests experience an exciting and trouble-free event from inception to completion.

Their awards & recognitions:

  • Virtual Small Business of the Year at the inaugural Zenbooks Smallbiz Awards of Ottawa, June 2021
  • Jarrod’s commitment to community engagement was further recognized when he ran a strong campaign for Ottawa City Council in the October 2018 municipal election.

eSAX founder Jarrod Goldsmith is an award-winning entrepreneur and professional musician. He has been featured in dozens of television, video, and audio segments. He has also published articles in newspapers, magazines, and online forums promoting and motivating the entrepreneur community. eSAX has ~ 700 videos on entrepreneurship, networking, and virtual events on their YouTube channel alone.

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Lunchpool provides food delivery services for virtual events. They make virtual events feel real with food, drink, and connective social experiences. Their virtual event planning team functions as an extended event crew, helping you plan and execute your event from start to finish.

Their team has years of experience planning and delivering successful virtual events. They know what works and what does not, and have the expertise to help you create a successful event that meets your specific needs.

The Lunchpool team has worked with Dell, Spotify, Deloitte, Google, United Way, Raymond James, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, California State University, University of Tennessee, and many other world-class clients.

They also put together a successful fundraising event for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Location:

Knoxville, TN USA

Types of events:

  • Virtual events
  • Lunch and learn
  • Virtual teambuilding workshops
  • Team networking events
  • Weekly/Monthly team lunch breaks
  • Networking mixers
  • Virtual happy hours
  • Award ceremonies
  • Virtual fundraising luncheons
  • Dinner galas
  • Much more

Their services:

  • Food delivery to all event attendees
  • Custom virtual event floor plan design
  • Virtual photo booths
  • Video production and streaming services

Their team has hosted over 600 virtual events since 2020.

They specialize in turn-key virtual experiences called “Lunchpool Breaks” where they help bring teams and members together over shared meals.

Their awards & recognitions:

  • 2021 Synapse Innovation Award Emerging Tech Winner
  • 2019 nominee and 2020 winner of American Inno's 50 on Fire
  • Top 3 Startup Showcase Winners at Techstars Startup Week Tampa Bay
  • 1st Place Winner of the 2018 Tampa Bay Startup Weekend

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Lan infotech have managed events using Zoom, CVENT, Remo and, SwapCard, amongst many others. Their clients include Gilda’s Club of South Florida, South Florida Institute on Aging, Broward County Bar Association, Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, Urban League of Palm Beach County, and the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

Location:

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Types of events:

  • Virtual Events
  • Hybrid Events
  • In-Person Events
  • Fundraisers
  • Corporate Events

Services or products:

  • Full Service IT Consulting
  • Managed Service Provider
  • Business Continuity
  • Cybersecurity Services
  • Virtual Fundraisers for Nonprofit Organizations

Their awards & recognitions:

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The digital voice is a boutique B2B Public Relations and Communications Agency whose focus is providing services for their clients. They work to create events for additional clients; anything from in-house all hands, to global award ceremonies, and product launches to name a few.

They also provide full PR support including award writing, event management and hosting, SEO and marketing support, and full social media content creation including captions and images. They also assists with podcast research and podcast recording.

They focus on creating bespoke experiences for companies and brands who would traditionally work on physical events but want to transition to leveraging virtual.

  1. They have a designer who makes bespoke 3D Remo floorplans.
  2. Their services stretch beyond the virtual event platform to full service event organization, curation, planning, and post-event analysis.

They hosted the Glamour Wellness Awards in their own 3D Spa floorplan, Magnite’s internal all hands x 2, The Performance Marketing Awards by PerformanceIn, and Bloom UK’s Yearly BLOOMFEST that empowers women in the industry!

Location:

A 100% virtual team with people in Norway, Barbados, Pakistan, Italy, and all across the UK.

Types of events:

  • In-house all hands,
  • Global award ceremonies,
  • Product launches,
  • and more.

Their awards & recognitions:

  • Shortlisted for Digital Event Awards
  • V Awards – shortlisted for both Best Audience Engagement & Best Conference
  • V Awards – Highly commended Best Audience Engagement
  • Digiday Media Awards – Finalist
  • Platinum PR awards – Finalist
  • PR Week awards – finalist

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Onezine helps brands and market your events by leveraging all the latest digital trends and platforms to ensure their success. They have a strong team of writers, designers, videographers, and marketers.

They are pretty strong in all aspects of Tech as well as Marketing. They have also developed a niche in community building.

Their clients include: Blissful Brides Online Wedding Show, shows in the Pets Industry, and Home Industry.

Location:

Singapore and Philippines

Type of events:

  • Exhibitions,
  • Recruitment Events
  • Speed Matching

Their awards & recognitions:

Branding an entire district in a placemaking effort using both tech and community building with an end of year District Level Christmas Celebration

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Their event production offerings often include communications, event design and décor, talent booking, consulting on fundraising strategy, scriptwriting, registration management, graphic design, and other event-adjacent services.

They have helped clients host events on Remo such as The YWCA Inspire Luncheon, with a keynote by political luminary Stacey Abrams. The AFP Advancement Northwest Conference for fundraising professionals, with a keynote by Edgar Villanueva (‘Decolonizing Wealth’). And countless other delightful, interactive gatherings!

Location:

Seattle, WA, USA

Type of events:

They work with non-profit organizations to help create their fundraising events, conferences, and other convenings!

Their awards & recognitions:

Best Virtual Fundraising Event 2021, awarded by the Washington Festivals and Events Association, for Seafair’s virtual gala, Queen Alcyone’s Bash.

Emerald City Applause Award from “Best Non-Profit Event, Budget Over $50,000, 2021” received from ILEA (International Live Events Association), Seattle Chapter.

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They are a full-service event management company so any service a client needs to create a corporate event (Event Strategy, Venue Sourcing, Registration, Badging, COVID-19 Compliance, Event Platform & Mobile App Management, Audiovisual Design, Stage & Scenic Design, Accessibility Accodomations, Attendee Gifting & Event Marketing)

They creatively designed their business to be more efficient than any other event management company.

They have helped multiple clients such as: Phoenix Comicon, Uber, Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network, Warner Brothers, Anheuser Busch Bud Light, Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, The Color Run, and many more.

Location:

They are headquartered in New York City, but serve in-person clients throughout North America and virtual and hybrid events globally.

Type of events:

Corporate events

Their awards & recognitions:

BizBash 500: Must-Know Event Pros in the U.S., BizBash 250: Introducing 2021's Must-Know Event Pros in Canada, Top 100 Most Influential People in the Event Industry, and featured in hundreds of blogs and publications around the industry.

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They create engaging virtual and hybrid events including all of the on-site production including stage, lighting, audio, video, etc.

They have 10 years of experience in business networking, so they know how to help their clients create “community” through their events for ongoing impact even beyond the event. They are experts in creating engagement for both virtual and in-person audiences while integrating the two experiences. They like to become an extension of their clients’ event planning team, helping with the design, tech support, and full production of the event so they can focus their efforts on revenue and impact-producing activity.

They hosted the Igniting Souls Conference, a 4-day conference featuring some of the world’s top speakers, coaches, authors, and entrepreneurs for the last 2 years! A hybrid event where participants were able to select between attending in-person or online via Remo. They have produced events where clients’ sponsorships have generated $500 to $5000 each on the low side and $25,000 to $75,000 each on the high side!

They also cater to non-profit clients including the Columbus Urban League, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Friendships International, and many more.

We are the Virtual and Hybrid Event partner for Promotion Optimization Institute, serving some of the largest worldwide brands through our interactive hybrid experiences.

Location:

Based out of Columbus, Ohio, but can host events across the United States.

Type of events:

Virtual Fundraising Events for Non-Profit Organizations, Corporate Events, and Conferences.

Their awards & recognitions:

They’ve helped their clients generate over $2 million over the last 2 years.

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Beedance is a boutique agency full of doers and problem solvers. They specialize in driving business outcomes for their clients and solving challenges, particularly in Events, Marketing, and Business Intelligence. They also assist in technology implementation, ADA website compliance, and employee engagement surveys.

Beedance brings together the best talent, expertise, and technology to help their clients achieve their goals. Their clients choose Beedance for three key reasons: they are laser-focused on driving your desired business outcome, they go above and beyond to offer the level of service their clients need, and they love what they do and are easy to work with.

They are proud to have partnered with: The Scripps National Spelling Bee, The American Society of Anesthesiologists, ZOLL, BERNINA of America, and GDIT.  

Location:

Beedance is a global agency, with people based in the USA, Canada, Australia, The Philippines, Austria, and England.

Type of events:  

Over the past two years, they have hosted many virtual and hybrid event experiences and are now delighted to be returning to in-person events and pioneering some parallel experiences for different audiences.

Anything from small groups taking a business trip overseas, to massive international virtual events.

Their awards & recognitions:

During COVID, they hosted the world’s largest Anesthesiology Conference event 100% virtually, with over 14,000 registrants and 2,000 sessions including face-to-face virtual networking.

Their client events have been nominated for the Notified Awards and one of their founding partners was recognized as the #UNTETHERED2021 Event Industry Rising Star.

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Geobound offers highly customizable products, absolutely service-oriented, highly immersive, and interactive experience in their team-building events, with more than 14 years of experience.

In addition to managing events, they offer game development (scavenger hunts, rallies, physical & digital escape rooms) and the development of educational projects.

They’ve successfully hosted sofa concerts, Game-Night with Quiz-Shows, Modern Crime Game on custom Police-Station virtual event room and real-life references, medical conferences, and virtual onboarding sessions.

Location:

Hamburg, Germany.


Type of events:  

Team building (Scavenger hunts, Shows, Quizzes, Escape games, City-sightseeing), Conferences, Concerts, Exhibitions, Speed-Datings, Networking-Events, Marketing Events.

Their awards & recognitions:

Winner of the ADAC tourism price 2015 in Hamburg.

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Meeting Tomorrow delivers consistency for a high volume of events nationwide thanks to their network of onsite technicians and planners. They’re known for being the only company that can produce all your events, no matter the format or location. You can work with one reliable, experienced team for your in-person, hybrid, and virtual events, without needing to find new vendors each time you want to try something new. They work in all cities and venues, providing a streamlined, reliable experience for companies with a high volume of events.

They’re scalable in meeting and conference planning, allowing them to take on as little or as much as you need for your particular virtual event. Their services include venue sourcing, registration, presenter management, and much more.

Coming from an AV/production-focused background, the main stage is where they can showcase their creative stage design to deliver your event goals.

Beyond AV services and event management, they rent equipment that helps support events. For example, they rent iPads, laptops, digital signage, and much more. This equipment is most often used by their clients for training, user conferences, event registration, and point of sale. When needed, their technicians deliver, set up, and clean up all rented equipment.

They successfully produced a hybrid webinar for Webex Events (formerly Socio), rated by attendees as the best hybrid webinar they had ever been to, created the stage design for MDRT EDGE, and produced and streamed the LA Blockchain Summit.

Location:

Nationwide, with their national HQ in Chicago, Illinois.


Type of events:  

They plan and produce in-person, hybrid, and virtual events of all sizes, in any city in the country. They provide full audio-visual services, in addition to comprehensive meeting and event planning and management. Their clients choose them to experience a higher level of production when their meetings are important and delivering their message is critical.

Their awards & recognitions:

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2019
  • 2019 Chicago’s Best Places to Work, Best & Brightest
  • Best Places to Work in Illinois, Daily Herald Business Ledger, 2019

Their favorite accomplishment is the kind words their customers have shared about their experiences working with them, which you can read on their reviews page.


12. Croftlands Consulting

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They have extensive experience in complex project management, having worked in Marketing Research, Branding, and Strategy for over 22 years. They offer services beyond project management including brainstorming event concepts, coordinating event talent, coordinating video editing teams and designers, and much more.

Their greatest passions lie in optimizing their clients and attendees’ event experience, being organized methodical, and thorough, and preparing guests to feel empowered and excited for the event ahead.

One key to their successful events was the pre-event training for guests. They shared a “How To” guide which had screen grabs of the virtual event layout, empowering attendees to troubleshoot the initial hiccups that first-time users can experience.

During Covid restrictions, Croftlands Consulting ran 2 employee conferences (1 x 1 day, 1 x 2 day), bridging multiple levels of their client organization from across North America.

Location:

Surrey, United Kingdom.


Type of events:  

They manage B2B events, internal events, employee events, and conferences.

Their awards & recognitions:

As a result of having a fantastic team, their events have all run seamlessly and were exceptionally well received by guests.

A glowing review from their client said “Kerryann was the producer for our event but she was also so much more… she was a “Wonder-Woman" of production, coordination and everything else and has done an outstanding job.”

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They have over 25 years of experience managing a digital marketing agency and coaching businesses to up their digital game. They offer a deep experience as they’ve worked with virtual conferencing platforms for over 20 years, and have been organizing events since 1990.

They ran their own virtual trade show event and sponsored local events building #teamcanada.

A few of their clients include the City of Toronto, University of Toronto, Sheraton College, and Centennial College.

Location:

Toronto, Canada.


Type of events:  

They design and execute Conferences, Trade Shows, Job Fairs, Fundraisers, and Business Networking events.

Their awards & recognitions:

  • Sue Sutcliffe honored by “Woman of Worth Award”, 2022
  • World Event Center nominated for Business Excellence Award in the 1-4 Employees category, 2020
  • Sue Sutcliffe nominated for Business Excellence Award, Business Person of the Year, 2021
  • World Event Center Nominated Best Business Support at Canadian SME National Business Awards, 2020
  • Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade Business Excellence Award Nominee, 2020
  • Dominate The Digital, Canada’s First Virtual Digital Marketing Conference, 2019