Successful events start here.


Behind every successful event is one fundamental element: outstanding management. Our team of professionals at Market Maker Events has more than 140 years of combined experience producing everything from world-class trade shows to black-tie awards ceremonies. Whether you’re planning a major trade show, industry conference, annual meeting or a dealer meeting, we can help at every step, from budgeting, logistics, planning and permits to marketing, transportation, management and teardown. Our fresh eyes and fresh ideas will bring you fresh results.

Event Planning & Production

Whether you’re looking to connect with customers, partners, or suppliers, we have the expertise to create an event that works for you. We’ll take care of:

  • Trade Show Management
  • Conference Management
  • Event Planning
  • Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales
  • Special Event Management
  • Onsite Production & Management
  • City & Facility Evaluation
  • Site Inspection Facilitation
  • Facility Contracting and Negotiation
  • Event Operations Development & Management
  • Vendor Negotiations
  • Event Budget Development & Oversight
  • Post Event Financials


Sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees determine the success of every event. We have the tools and expertise to get the right people in the room when it matters most. Our sales services include:

  • Exhibit Space Sales
  • Exhibitor Training
  • Event Sponsorship Development
  • Event Sponsorship Sales

Event Operations

We have the industry intel and practical know-how to make your event come to life. Let us take care of the details, so you can focus on your business. We’ll set you up for success by managing:

  • ​Sponsorship Fulfillment
  • Event Registration Negotiation / Fulfillment
  • Event Security Negotiation / Fulfillment
  • Event Transportation Negotiation / Fulfillment
  • Hotel and Travel rate negotiation
  • Hotel Block Management
  • Special Event Development and On-site Execution

Meeting Planning

We design conferences and meetings with maximum impact in mind. Let us work with you to create an event that sparks conversations and drives your business forward. Our meeting planning services include:

  • Conference Development / Planning / Fulfillment
  • BOD Meeting Planning and On- Site Execution

Business Development

Events provide an ideal opportunity to meet with new partners, explore new markets, connect with audiences, and ultimately, grow your business. Let us help you create sustainable growth in your organization through:

  • Acquisition Planning & Implementation
  • Due Diligence Consulting & Research
  • New Business Development​​
  • Trade Show Launches & Expansions
  • Category/Product Launches
  • New Revenue Stream Development
  • Special Event Launches
  • Strategic Partnership Planning
  • Permanent Wholesale Facility Development


The key to event attendance is a strategic, planned approach to marketing and communications. We know how to connect with audiences and build buzz for every event. Our marketing services include:

  • Event Marketing
  • Attendee Field Marketing Programming
  • Exhibitor Marketing Programming
  • Plan Development & Implementation
  • Marketing Strategy