Meeting and Event Planning Guide

Meeting planners

September 22, 2012

Information provided by the individual planners

Accolade of London Inc.
5241 McHenry Lane, 46228
(317) 253-6199 / fax (317) 253-4125
Website: accoladeoflondon.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 1
Events handled in 2011: 40
Types of meetings/events: fundraisers, galas, business meetings, company picnics, grand openings, Celebration of Diversity Awards, Indiana Latino Expo
Special services: full-service event coordination for corporations, weddings and social clients
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Michele Rogers, president
Owner(s): Michele Rogers
Established locally: 1987

Annie-O’s
3215 N. Pennsylvania St., 46205
(317) 442-6882
Website: annieos-events.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 1
Events handled in 2011: 60
Types of meetings/events: corporate, social, not-for-profit, funerals, memorial services
Special services: themed events, design, decor, logistics
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Anne-Marie Dezelan, owner/creative director
Owner(s): Anne-Marie Dezelan
Established locally: 2000

BPS Marketing Inc.
9135 N. Meridian St., Suite C5, 46260
(317) 846-8965 / fax (317) 846-8971
Website: bpsindy.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 6
Events handled in 2011: 40
Types of meetings/events: fundraising events, corporate and retail grand openings, educational training sessions, award luncheons and dinners, large public entertainment events and activities
Special services: media relations, publicity, crisis communications, scriptwriting, copywriting, corporate identity development, design and layout, video and audio production
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Sally F. Bonneau, VP, director of public relations; Terry Bonneau, president, creative director
Owner(s): Sally F. Bonneau, Terry Bonneau
Established locally: 1987

BTE Performance Group
6854 Hillsdale Court, 46250
(317) 846-2222 / fax (317) 848-7301
Website: btegroup.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 5
Events handled in 2011: 20
Types of meetings/events: incentive programs, association and corporate conferences, recognition events, dealer meetings, corporate specialty events, product launches
Special services: incentive program marketing and administration, group incentive travel, merchandise, premium and stored-value card awards, destination management
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): David M. Gentry, president
Owner(s): David M. Gentry
Established locally: 1986

Detail + Design
4905 E. 56th St., 46220
(317) 423-3590 / fax (317) 423-3591
Website: detailanddesign.com
Events handled in 2011: 105
Types of meetings/events: corporate, social, not-for-profit galas, weddings
Special services: event design, floral, destination management, logistics
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Lyle G. Huddleson, CEO; Kari E. Strolberg, Katina Kaiser, Michael King, Meghan Hower
Owner(s): Lyle G. Huddleson
Established locally: 1997

Elegant Events Ltd.
P.O. Box 3084, Carmel 46082
(317) 870-7792 / fax (317) 870-7241
Website: eleganteventsltd.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 2
Events handled in 2011: 12
Types of meetings/events: weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, showers, cocktail parties, golf outings, grand openings, corporate events
Special services: full-service event planning, invitations, accessories and calligraphy
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Leslie C. Swathwood, president
Owner(s): Leslie C. Swathwood, Jason M. Swathwood
Established locally: 1996

Enigma Marketing & Travel Solutions Inc.
8463 Castlewood Drive, Suite 104, 46250
(317) 585-0100 / fax (317) 841-2861
Website: enigma-marketing.com
Events handled in 2011: 50
Types of meetings/events: incentive travel, meeting planning and team-building events
Special services: marketing, graphic design, program administration, award fulfillment
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Brian M. Smith, president
Owner(s): Brian M Smith
Established locally: 2000

Euphoria Events
337 W. 11th St., 46202
(317) 955-2389 / fax (317) 955-2393
Website: creationcafeandeuphoria.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 2
Events handled in 2011: 200
Types of meetings/events: business meetings, luncheons, breakfasts, dinners, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, cocktail receptions, casino parties, showers
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Lynn H. Shepherd, co-owner

Event Planning Services
15994 Marsala Drive, Fishers 46037
(317) 485-7897
Website: meetingpros.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 2
Events handled in 2011: 20
Types of meetings/events: corporate, government and association meetings; special events; trade shows; pharmaceutical dinner meetings
Special services: contract negotiation, site selection, on-site management services, registration, logistics management, program planning and design, trade show coordination, air and ground transportation
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Lois A. Vining, president
Owner(s): Lois A. Vining
Established locally: 1992

Eventful Marketing Solutions Inc.
4905 E. 56th St., 46220
(317) 423-3590 / fax (317) 423-3591
Website: www.detailanddesign.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 2
Events handled in 2011: 14
Types of meetings/events: corporate events, not-for-profit fundraisers, galas, festivals and volunteer programs
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Kari E. Strolberg, president, owner
Owner(s): Kari E. Strolberg
Established locally: 2000

Eventfull Planning LLC
450 E. 96th St., Suite 5060, 46240
(317) 771-8949
Website: eventfullplanning.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 4
Events handled in 2011: 15
Types of meetings/events: weddings, social, corporate and not-for-profit events
Special services: event decor and design specialists, custom invitation services and specialty linen dealer
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Laura Lim, managing partner; Deanna Boyce, Aubrie Bruinsma, Leah McFarland, Adrienne Henn
Owner(s): Laura Lim
Established locally: 2003

EventzPlus
7960 Castleway Drive, 46250
(317) 597-0269
Website: www.IndyCoZ.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 2
Types of meetings/events: private, social, fundraising and special events; anniversary celebrations; corporate meetings, training, orientations and retreats
Special services: ample free parking, WiFi, audio visual equipment, large stage in our grand room, multiple meeting spaces, full-service event planning packages, caterers
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Natalie Love, venue coordinator
Owner(s): Frank Howard

Indy Events Management Group LLC
10402 Zionsville Road, 46077
(317) 873-1792 / 410-6279-c / fax (317) 733-4212
Events handled in 2011: 5
Types of meetings/events: association management, corporate events, private events
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Terry L. Rake
Owner(s): Terry L. Rake
Established locally: 2003

The Mansion at Oak Hill
5801 E. 116th St., Carmel 46033
(317) 843-9850 / fax (317) 846-2644
Website: oakhillmansion.com
Events handled in 2011: 450
Types of meetings/events: banquets, wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate meetings, private parties
Established locally: 1993

Maribeth Smith & Associates Inc.
32 E. Washington St., Suite 1000, 46204
(317) 464-9389 / fax (317) 464-1401
Website: maribethsmith.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 5
Events handled in 2011: 51
Types of meetings/events: conferences, not-for profit events, corporate retreats, medical meetings, gala and fundraising events
Special services: strategic planning, program and budget development, local organizing committee management, fundraising campaign, sponsorship strategy and development, on-site logistics
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Maribeth Smith, chairman, CEO; Ellen Saul, president
Owner(s): Maribeth Smith
Established locally: 1992

Meeting Services Unlimited Inc.
135 S. Mitthoeffer Road, 46229
(317) 841-7171 / fax (317) 578-0621
Website: conventionmanagers.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 8
Events handled in 2011: 15
Types of meetings/events: conventions, conferences, trade shows, housing and registration, special events
Special services: online registration and housing, speaker coordination, revenue building
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Debbie Locklear, president
Owner(s): Debbie Locklear
Established locally: 1983

Performance Events Promotion LLC
6950 Guion Road, Suite B, 46268
(317) 429-1004 / fax (317) 429-1006
Website: performanceeventspromotion.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 9
Events handled in 2011: 15
Types of meetings/events: corporate meetings and events, association conventions and trade shows, government conferences, motorsports hospitality, incentive trips
Special services: on-line housing and registration, destination management services, event staff support personnel, motorsports hospitality
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Tammy V. Wiley, president
Owner(s): Performance Events Promotion LLC
Established locally: 2008

Sharon Brown Events LLC
5589 Lake Knoll Way, Noblesville 46062
(317) 339-6205 / fax (317) 877-1531
Website: sharonbrownevents.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 2
Events handled in 2011: 16
Types of meetings/events: conferences, corporate events, annual events, golf outings, open houses, galas, grand openings, trade shows, not-for-profit events, celebrations, awards banquets
Special services: full-service event planning, needs assessment, budget management, sponsorship support, meeting facilitation, logistics, event execution, site selection
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Sharon Brown, owner
Owner(s): Sharon Brown
Established locally: 2005

Snappening.com
P.O. Box 2765, 46206
(317) 520-1352
Website: snappening.com
Full-time equivalent employees: 4
Types of meetings/events: services for all types of corporate, social and not-for-profit meetings and events via an online list of local meeting planners
Special services: helps businesses and individuals connect with local meeting planners and local event venues online with a free, easy tool that is open to the public
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Crystal A. Grave, president, CEO
Owner(s): Crystal A. Grave
Established locally: 2011

Tina Mahern Events LLC
940 E. Garfield Drive, 46203
(317) 313-4046 / fax (317) 663-1063
Website: mahernevents.com
Events handled in 2011: 10
Types of meetings/events: conferences, government meetings, corporate events, galas, benefits
Special services: government meetings, not-for-profit and corporate event management, event design or consultation, speaker management, volunteer coordination
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Tina J. Mahern, principal
Owner(s): Tina J. Mahern
Established locally: 2007

TRS LLC
5833 N. Post Road, Suite 100, 46216
(317) 548-4214
Website: theregistrationsystem.com
Events handled in 2011: 790
Types of meetings/events: conferences, training seminars, golf outing and other sporting event registration, tours
Special services: customizable volunteer and event management software and online ticket sales, designed by planners for planners
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Florence May, president
Owner(s): Florence May
Established locally: 1999

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