we plan events. we deliver wow.

Our Story

For over 20 years, planit inc. has been delivering exceptional meetings and events. Our portfolio includes Fortune 500 firms to emerging small businesses. We are a client-centric firm that provides unmatched service and professionalism. Our event expertise, creativity, work ethic, and event producers are second to none.

While proudly located in the Midwest, our crazy-talented event team works from New York to LA and beyond. Our Midwest work ethic follows us as we work with clients and suppliers across the country. Clients and vendors alike claim our levels of customer service, polished competence, and event execution are unmatched. We plan events of all sizes, in all budgets, and in all business silos. Our industry reputation is exemplary.

We are the WOW Experts. Wow can be anything from being on-time, on-budget and on-point. Our version of WOW brings the best products and practices to the event planning process and ultimately to the attendee’s overall experience. Our clients know that we understand their objectives, their corporate culture, and simply will work tirelessly on their behalf. As an extension of your team, your goals are our goals. planit inc.’s team of WOW experts will exceed your expectations.

Who We Are

planit inc. employs the most talented and hard-working meeting and event producers in the industry. We structure a carefully crafted team for each of our client’s events, according to specific event needs, and are a consistent support throughout the process. Our energetic team boasts over 110 years of combined tenure at planit inc.

Renee Black

principal & senior event producer

402.333.3062 ext. 205


Lesley Brandt

principal & senior event producer

402.333.3062 ext. 204


Madison Arrowsmith

event production director

402.333.3062 ext. 219


Victoria Baltimore

event production director

402.333.3062 ext. 203


Beth Brungardt

office administrator

402.333.3062 ext 201


Alycia Dinan

vice president, meetings & conventions

402.333.3062 ext. 210


Olivia Downing

event producer

402.333.3062 ext. 207


Caitlin Gruis

vice president, events & development

402.333.3062 ext. 211


Jessica Haiar

event director & project manager



Sydney Oehm

event producer

402.333.3062 ext. 216


McKenna Parks

digital event project manager

402.333.3062 ext. 214


Michaela Proper

director of operations

402.333.3062 ext. 222


Bailee Sanford

event producer

402.333.3062 ext. 221


Katie Sullivan

event administrator

402.333.3062 ext. 208


Samantha Swanson

event producer

402.333.3062 ext. 206


Sara Tefft

event producer

402.333.3062 ext. 220


Emily Zetterman

event producer

402.333.3062 ext. 223


What We Do

Meeting / Event Services

  • event risk management / attendee journey mapping (meet well. meet safe. program)
  • customized emergency action plan (EAP) / pandemic response plan (PRP)
  • agenda and onsite script consulting
  • event content / presentation / graphic design
  • contract writing / force majeure and event cancelation best practices
  • event strategy plans / event portfolio planning
  • international event assessments
  • social media event strategy
  • event budgeting (pre-, onsite and post-show)
  • event sustainability
  • executive management team serves as hospitality and event speakers / panelists

Hotel / Convention Center / Property Management

  • location and property search / sourcing
  • event design / event layout management
  • food and beverage planning, budgeting and design
  • corporate video and photography
  • group housing / hotel management
  • vip experience programs
  • onsite reception design / coordination

Show Management

  • production, show flow and a/v management
  • general session creative / stage design
  • event build-outs plus furniture design / rental
  • breakout management

Speakers / Entertainment

  • speaker and entertainment sourcing
  • speaker and entertainment management including onsite meet and greet services
  • speaker kits including all a/v requirements and rehearsal guidelines

Destination Management

  • offsite activities, wellness and reception ideation and execution
  • staffing

Transportation / Travel

  • vip experience programs for ground / air
  • ground transportation management
  • air travel management

Marketing / Branding

  • branding, theme development, meeting and event design
  • signage and collateral design
  • event gifting program design and execution
  • meeting boxes for virtual and hybrid events

Exhibitor / Expo Management

  • pre-event exhibitor and sponsor contracting management
  • booth design / booth enhancements
  • sponsorship branding
  • sponsor benefits ideation

Digital Events / Event Technology / Registration

  • attendee marketing strategy / data analytics
  • event marketing websites, registration systems and mobile app development
  • registration / email commands center with support teams
  • virtual event design and agenda / content guidance
  • hybrid event design and agenda / content guidance
  • livestream events
  • on-demand name badge printing

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