5 Companies That Can Take Your Event To The Next Level

A big day deserves a big event, but it's often overwhelming trying to coordinate the logistics of such major occasions as weddings or conferences. The companies listed here help take some of the burden off, providing various planning, design, and rental services to ensure an event that's both sweat-free and unforgettable. This video was made with Ezvid Wikimaker.

5 Companies Offering Event Services

Name Main Location What It Offers
Branching Out Events Dallas, Texas Full-service floral design and event production company, specializing in high-end, upscale events with a classic, sophisticated, and timeless aesthetic
Rafanelli Events New York City, New York and Boston, Massachusetts Addresses the needs of a wide variety of clients, including families, corporations, and non-profit organizations
Encore Events Rentals Windsor, California Premier events rental company of the North Bay, designing everything from formal weddings to casual barbecues and winery events
Fantasy Sound Event Services Livermore, California Offers a variety of services such as videography, disc jockeys, event lighting, décor, and photo booths
Marquee Event Rentals Three locations in Texas, plus Chicago, Illinois and Kansas City, Missouri Provides myriad products, including quality tenting, lighting, flooring, and furnishings such as linens, chair covers, and classic dishware

Bryan Rafanelli on His Event-Planning Process

Great Apps For Putting Together An Event

Name Description
EventMobi Multi-functional and customizable event app platform
Eventbase Mobile event platform for global brands
Raft Up App for marketing organizations, communities, and events, specializing in boating and other outdoor activities
Flock User-friendly management system that allows event coordinators to efficiently organize their events
MeetingPlay Customizable app that connects event attendees to speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and other attendees
Zerista Content-heavy engagement tool for conferences and meetings

The Changing Role of the Event Planner

In Depth

Planning an event can be a stressful endeavor to undertake by oneself. Fortunately, there are many companies that can help execute an event with the resources and expertise to take it to the next level. Whether it's for wedding nuptials, or for professional disc jockey services, consider these companies listed here in no particular order.

First up at #1, we have Branching Out Events, or BOE, a full service floral design and event production company. The company designs, manages, and produces all the decor elements needed, including floral, linens, lighting, and custom furniture. Branching Out Events specializes in weddings, and considers it a collaborative process, while at the same time taking the lead.

BOE has created the Branch Bride Process, a three-stage process during the initial consultation, which includes a custom and complimentary sample session. In addition, the company is a multiple-time winner of the Favorite Florist Award given by the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners.

BOE has created the Branch Bride Process, a three-stage process during the initial consultation, which includes a custom and complimentary sample session.

Next up at #2 is Rafanelli Events, which understands that the best events excel in beauty and efficiency, and makes it its mission to deliver both. The company tailors itself to the needs of a wide variety of clientele, including families, corporations, and non-profit organizations, and carefully executes every occasion with artistry.

Founder and chief creative officer Bryan Rafanelli was named one of the Top Wedding Planners in the U.S. by Harper's Bazaar in 2016, one of the World's Best Event Planners by Departures in 2014, and Man of the Moment by Town & Country. Notably, Rafanelli and his team led the concept and design of the nuptials of Chelsea Clinton and Allison Williams.

Coming in at #3, we have Encore Events Rentals, with three locations serving the Northern California Wine Country area and the greater Bay Area since 2010. The company offers showrooms and warehouses in Petaluma and Healdsburg, as well as a design studio in St. Helena. From formal weddings to winery events and more, Encore Events strives to make any type of gathering memorable.

From formal weddings to winery events and more, Encore Events strives to make any type of gathering memorable.

Encore Events stays current on the latest design trends and will help create the perfect look. The company can also assist in determining the best options for tenting, lighting, and all other aspects to ensure flawless execution. Additionally, CAD drawings for large events can be drafted for planning, as well as virtual models.

Arriving at #4 is Fantasy Sound Event Services, which has served the Livermore Valley Wine Country area for over 30 years. The company offers a wide variety of services including disc jockeys, videography, lighting, and a photo booth, an interactive and entertaining way for the host and guests to remember the event.

Fantasy Sound disc jockeys are experienced professionals who are ready to help make weddings fun and energetic. The DJ can act as Master of Ceremonies, make all announcements, and interact with your guests. Fantasy Sound DJs can also coordinate with the other wedding professionals involved to ensure that the reception runs smoothly.

Fantasy Sound disc jockeys are experienced professionals who are ready to help make weddings fun and energetic.

Finally, at #5 is Marquee Event Rentals, a provider of services for weddings, corporate occasions, and festivals, among others in San Antonio, Texas. Marquee offers quality tenting, lighting, flooring, and furnishings that include linens, chair covers, and classic dishware. Those interested can receive a complimentary consultation with an event specialist.

In addition to rentals, Marquee offers useful information on its blog. For example, those interested in an outdoor event can read expert tips and ideas for a garden tea party in the classic English style. Additionally, recommendations on topics such as hosting an exceptional wine tasting party are available for curious planners.