With our detailed approach we address your goals, with custom details and then handle the to-do’s of the event, so you can spend time with your guests.
— Joanne Kleé
 

EVENT MANAGEMENT IN CHICAGO

The best Chicago event management services provider with customized project management. We provide full service event management so you can rest assured your events will run smoothly. We develop event experiences, fundraiser, conventions, private soirees, and conferences that will please your guest and the budget. 

Joanne Klee Marketing produces events locally and nationally. We provide customized services based on your needs. Event management comes with traditional planning and on site coordinator services. In addition we work with you and your team to provide detailed project management and do the tasks to get those little (and big) checklists done.

Creative. Timely. Efficient. We do that and more. 

 

EVENTS

We get the job done efficiently + effectively manage your event details so you can take care of running the business. We manage the details including working with the people in your organization, and volunteers that make the difference, to get the job done. 

EXPERIENCE

We know what your guests want and will align their needs to your business objectives. Our long time event expertise allows us to develop specific brand events and handle the process for you. We build long-term relationships with clients who appreciate the detailed project planning that works for year-to-year event growth.

 

EVENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES OVERVIEW

EVENT MANAGEMENT + COMMITTEE MANAGEMENT + DAY OF EVENT COORDINATOR + EMCEE & MASTER OF CEREMONIES + SCRIPT WRITING + GRAND OPENINGS + PRODUCTION TIMELINES (SHOW FLOW) + AUCTION MANAGEMENT + SPONSORSHIP DEVELOPMENT

 

EVENT MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING MENU

EVENT MANAGEMENT

Full service event management & production or a la carte service. Event planning, managing the checklist, and on site support. We work as an independent event consultant or as an addition to a team or staff. 

AUCTION MANAGEMENT

The auction process can be extensive and include the same steps for online and live events. We have experience in helping guide your committee or managing the process ourselves.

We will source items, manage advance private viewings, set auction rules, develop silent and live auction procedures and layout the program (print + electronic versions). We can provide new perspectives on bidding and the online auction advantage. 

COMMITTEE MANAGEMENT

We can oversee the committee process and keep the event on schedule. From set up to management, we oversee the process and commitments. We provide committee agendas, executive reporting on progress, and ensure delivery of the promises made. We include as much or as little support that you need:

  • organize and structure sub-committees; consult with Chair(s); outline roles and responsibilities
  • keep the event on schedule
  • anticipate problems and troubleshoot solutions
  • reliable cost-effective resources, vendors, and suppliers; negotiations; obtain permits and contracts

DAY-OF EVENT COORDINATOR

If you have already planned your event and just want us on on site (so you can enjoy your event). You can relax knowing the details are handled, we can do that. In order to successfully execute your plan Joanne will review all your needs with the vendors you selected before the program begins, to confirm every logistic. If there is any gap in your plan she will bring it to your immediate attention + the solutions to help troubleshoot and address your concerns with more solutions. 

EMCEE & MASTER OF CEREMONIES | EVENT SCRIPT WRITING

When it is time to put to paper the message for the event, many people can often draft those first few words. But the challenge comes to capture your organization's tone, vision and message with style and in a concise manner. We craft the talking points for your presenters, weave in the housekeeping items to address with guests, and give you the tools + dry runs + ensuring a clear sound + perfect room + speech aided teleprompter to get to a great event, with plans executed brilliantly.  

GRAND OPENINGS | RIBBON CUTTINGS

There are multiple considerations when planning Grand Openings. Before planning for the day, we take a look at your business objectives. We want to capture the right attendance, with the right key messages, to develop the best way to position the event. From here we handle the communication plan to guests, build awareness, and advertising. We will drive traffic to the event. The post event plan gets rolled in so your product can keep selling well after the event. From renovations to relocations, we will customize your just perfect Grand Opening experience. 

PRODUCTION TIMELINES (SHOW FLOW)

With meticulous attention to detail, Joanne Klee Marketing includes the Production Timeline capturing every detail of your event. We outline for every stakeholder arrivals times and set up for food + staging + decor. We include management of these details so you don't have too. You arrive rested and refreshed while we handle all the setup and oversight. We include show notes + special instructions.

SPONSORSHIP DEVELOPMENT

We will manage the sponsorship portion of your event. We can create or refresh your sponsorship categories, and align them to revenue goals. We include outreach to help secure sponsorships all the way through the fulfillment and delivery of what's promised. We reply to communications with sponsors to ensure they have the answers they need. We include outreach to help secure sponsorships, handle communications, and complete the fulfillment process (ensure delivery of items in the sponsorship package). Financial tracking and onsite needs.

EVENT SERVICE SPECIFICS

Joanne’s event services have been developed over a long career spanning a wide spectrum of events. As an in demand event manager Joanne helps over see the people involved in your event and spot checks the details to ensure every aspect you want done is addressed. Joanne has uses her marketing expertise to streamline ordering, online and print needs, with cost savings which are passed along to YOU, the customer. Last minute requests are a breeze, when you have the experience and know how to get them executed. And of course she will conduct a gap assessment to spot check your list of things to do, to make sure you didn't forget anything. 

 

EVENT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

See what the guests experience when you look at the samples Joanne's event work. The clients vision for their function is executed efficiently and the guest needs are incorporated throughout the plan.