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Chinquapin Prep 50th Anniversary Gala

The Chinquapin Preparatory School 50th Anniversary Gala was held at the Corinthian in Downtown Houston and featured food from City Kitchen, the Doppleganger Band and gorgeous Decor by HEB Florals, All Pops of Color and Linens by Lisa.
Coordination Efforts included:
 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program
 design of event space and production
 overall event management of the event
 handled all logistical aspects of event
 vendor selection and contract negotiations
 coordination of speakers and VIP
 on-site logistics and operations

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Helping a Hero Concert

The Helping a Hero Concert was held at Houston Baptist University and featured Lee Greenwood,  The Scooter Brown Band, and Gavin Degraw.  With a special award given to Randy Travis presented by Mayor Sylvester Turner.

Coordination Efforts included:

 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program

 design of event space and production

 overall event management of the event

 handled all logistical aspects of event

 vendor selection and contract negotiations

coordination of singers and VIP

 on-site logistics and operations

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Avance 30th Anniversary Celebration

Avance 30th Anniversary Celebration
The Avance 30th Anniversary gala was held at the Minute Maid Park and attended by 400 prominent business leaders.  The event featured cultural performances and guest speaker Julian Castro. The event raised money for the Foundation through tables sales, silent auction and a live auction with main item a live painted piece by Houston artist Taft McWhorter.
Coordination Efforts included:
 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program
 design of event space and production
 overall event management of the event
 handled all logistical aspects of event
 vendor selection and contract negotiations
 coordination of speakers and VIP
 on-site logistics and operations

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Rotary Fire Fighters Home

The Rotary Fire Fighter Home  gala was held at the JW Marriott and attended by 350 prominent business leaders, fire fighters and first responders.  The event raised money through tables sales, silent auction and a live auction with main item a live painted piece by Houston artist Taft McWhorter.
Coordination Efforts included:
 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program
 design of event space and production
 overall event management of the event
 handled all logistical aspects of event
 vendor selection and contract negotiations
 coordination of speakers and VIP
 on-site logistics and operations

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Family Houston Luncheon

The Family Houston luncheon was held at the Briar Club and attended by 350 prominent business leaders.  The event raised money for the  through tables sales, raffle and a live auction with main item a live painted piece by Houston artist Taft McWhorter.  Harris County Judge Ed Emmett was the guest speaker and the event honored Harris County Meteorologist Jeff Lindner for his efforts during Hurricane Harvey.
Coordination Efforts included:
 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program
 design of event space and production
 overall event management of the event
 handled all logistical aspects of event
 vendor selection and contract negotiations
 coordination of speakers and VIP
 on-site logistics and operations

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Houston Community College Foundation Gala

Houston Community College Gala

The Houston Community College Foundation Gala was held at the Hilton-Americas and attended by 400 prominent business leaders.  The event featured a dynamic LED wall as the backdrop to the event and lighted centerpieces that showcased the 15 Centers of Excellence. The event raised money for the Foundation through tables sales, silent auction and a live auction with main item a live painted piece by Houston artist Taft McWhorter.
Coordination Efforts included:
 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program
 design of event space and production
 overall event management of the event
 handled all logistical aspects of event
 vendor selection and contract negotiations
 coordination of speakers and VIP
 on-site logistics and operations

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2010 Rotary Lombardi Award

The 41st annual Rotary Lombardi Award was held at the George R Brown Convention Center on December 8, 2010. The star studded celebration included Rudy Ruettegier, and a host of other former winners and finalists. Elias Events provided year long coordination and onsite logistics for the two day celebration, which included a Community Event, VIP Reception, Media Breakfast, and an over the top awards presentation.

Coordination Efforts included:
 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program
 coordinated event sponsorship and underwriting
 overall event management of the event
 handled all logistical aspects of event
 coordinated media promotion, including print, radio and television
 budget development and maintenance
 vendor selection and contract negotiations
 coordination of players, speakers and VIP
 on-site logistics and operations

2010 Rotary Lombardi Award http://www.culturemap.com/newsdetail/11-10-10-college-football-in-the-beer-hall-and-the-four-finalists-for-the-lombardi-award-are/

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Texas Star Awards

The Texas Star Awards

The Texas Star awards which salutes the best in the Texas Event Industry was held at the Hilton Americas-Houston.  The evening’s theme was CONFETTI and consisted of three parts. The cocktail reception and dinner were held in one ballroom section and were highlighted by a custom built stage and a plethora of furniture from AFR.  The guests and nominees were then directed through a balloon arch to the awards portion of the evening where they sat on eclectic pieces of lounge furniture.  After the awards, they went back to same location as the dinner, only this time to find the table setting cleared.  They were handed bibs and asked to be seated for the dessert extravaganza.  Twelve chefs accompanied by String Music performed a choreographed show ending with a nitrous oxide Bomb of chocolate that broke apart.  (video must be watched to truly understand)

Coordination Efforts included:
 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program
 design of event space and production
 overall event management of the event
 handled all logistical aspects of event
 vendor selection and contract negotiations
 coordination of speakers and VIP
 on-site logistics and operations

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Souper Bowl of Caring 2015

Souper Bowl of Caring

The Souper Bowl of Caring luncheon was held at the Hilton-Americas and attended by 350 prominent business leaders.  The event raised money for the Tackle Hunger Houston campaign through tables sales, silent auction and a live auction with main item a live painted piece by Houston artist Taft McWhorter.
Coordination Efforts included:
 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program
 design of event space and production
 overall event management of the event
 handled all logistical aspects of event
 vendor selection and contract negotiations
 coordination of speakers and VIP
 on-site logistics and operations

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Helping a Hero 2014

Helping a Hero 2014

The Helping a Hero Gala and Fundraiser was held at the Hilton Americas and included a seated dinner for 2000 people. Special guests included Former Secretary of State Bill Gates, Michael Garfield and Lee Greenwood. The state of the art production was highlighted by massive screens and elaborate multi-media effects.

Coordination Efforts included:

 coordinated all collateral material, including signage and event program

 design of event space and production

 overall event management of the event

 handled all logistical aspects of event

 vendor selection and contract negotiations

 coordination of speakers and VIP

 on-site logistics and operations

Clients Comments: “Nothing short of extraordinary, fantastic job last night everybody thoroughly enjoyed it.” Chuck Jenness, Chairman

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Chinquapin Prep 50th Anniversary Gala
Helping a Hero Concert
Avance 30th Anniversary Celebration
Rotary Fire Fighters Home
Family Houston Luncheon
Houston Community College Foundation Gala
Texas Star Awards
Souper Bowl of Caring 2015
Helping a Hero 2014