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Plan Ahead Events Boulder is committed to providing the highest quality service, and producing professional events for our clients.  We provide event management services to support corporate events, fundraising efforts, and special events nationwide.  With over a decade of experience with full-service meeting and event management, PAE Boulder can conceptualize and implement meetings and events of all sizes and calibers.  As experts in our industry, we maintain national strategic relationships and an extensive knowledge base that provide the resources necessary to plan, execute, and evaluate meetings and events at any level.  We will develop a thorough understanding of your brand and your unique objectives, and we can offer comprehensive services to help you achieve them.

If you are looking for support in specific areas, we can also provide individual services to support your event as needed.  Let us know what you are working on, and we will share several different ways we can help!

About

Plan Ahead Events Boulder provides logistical support for organizations of all sizes, ranging from local arts organizations to national conservation networks.  Services include conference and meeting management, fundraising, marketing and media relations, and special event coordination.  We offer full-service support, or we are happy to just take on specific components that you find to be the most stressful.  We are happy to help!

Fundraising & Auction Support

With over a decade of experience working with non-profit organizations, we offer professional fundraising support that meets your specific needs.  We can provide a comprehensive package that will support your team from start to finish, or simply provide on-site administrative services.  Let us know what you find to be the most stressful, and we’ll share some ways we think we can help!  We offer a flat fee, based on the size and duration of your event.  Just ask for a quote!

  • Fundraising Strategy:  We can help brainstorm ideas for your event, based on your previous successes and challenges.  We also help our clients set specific financial goals and define other ways you can measure a successful event.  We’ll review fundraising best practices with you, including innovative approaches we have seen work for other groups.
  • Technology:  The technology platform that you use can have a huge impact on your guests’ experience, as well as your bottom line.  We have experience working with many systems and can use one you love.  We can also recommend an affordable platform we use that will create a unique website to sell tickets, promote your event, and manage bidding accounts.
  • On-Site Support:  Our team will support your event logistics on-site.  We’ll bring the hardware needed to manage your guests, charge credit cards, and print receipts.  We will register guests when they arrive, collecting their information up front to guarantee a seamless check-out process.  Our auction architects will also coordinate silent auctions, clerk live auctions and paddle-raisers, and record all winning bids.
  • Post-Event Reporting:  When your event is over, we reconcile all payments and finalize the transactions with your guests.  We’ll work alongside you to ensure that your donors have all received records of their transactions.  We will also build you a final report with records of items and sales, a financial recap, auction summary, attendee information, and notes to jump-start the committee next year.

Blog

We love sharing resources and new ideas on our blog.  Let us know if you have any questions you want us to explore here!

Gamify Your Next Event

Gamification is the concept of applying the mechanics of a game or designing a contest to motivate an individual or a group to achieve a specific goal. This approach is so successful because it resonates with our innate human impulse to seek status and recognition. In the context of a corporate event, contests have been …

Think Outside the Ballroom

The next time you’re brainstorming potential destinations and venues for an upcoming sales meeting or conference event, we recommend that you think outside the ballroom.  Cruising is a very affordable way to bring a team together for a productive mix of business and pleasure! If you’re hosting a national – or international – event, your attendees …

Contact

Email info@paeboulder.com with any questions, or to request more information about a specific project you are considering might benefit from our support.