Olio Event Group

[ol-lee-oh] a medley of variety acts; a dish of many ingredients

Olio Event Group conceptualizes and manages corporate meetings, conferences and events of all sizes to create on-brand, creative moments for clients seeking turnkey solutions and exceptional experiences.

With over a decade of experience, Olio Event Group keeps your strategic objectives and budget in mind with every detail. From site sourcing to housing management, contract negotiation to onsite implementation, Olio manages every aspect of your meeting or event.

We design and deliver high-impact, branded experiences that align directly with your company’s culture and strategic objectives. Olio has expertly executed events for Fortune 100 companies and national organizations including Susan G. Komen, Northwestern Mutual, Kindred Healthcare, Thornton’s Oil, and many more.

SERVICES & EVENTS

When planning and managing your corporate event, we ensure strategic alignment of your company and brand. Likewise, we know that your bottom line is of the essence and, accordingly, maximize the value of your budget through longstanding vendor relationships and other value-add services.

Olio Event Group provides a full range of services for all types of corporate events, including:

  • CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT
  • SITE SEARCH AND SELECTION
  • HOUSING MANAGEMENT
  • CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS
  • REGISTRATION
  • MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS LOGISTICS
  • ONSITE EXECUTION

Thinking of a unique twist for your shareholder meeting? An anniversary celebration? A new product launch? We promise to make it exceptional.

  • CORPORATE GALAS
  • ANNUAL MEETINGS
  • CONFERENCES
  • NON PROFIT FUNDRAISERS AND EVENTS
  • POLITICAL FUNDRAISERS
  • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
  • CORPORATE AND BOARD RETREATS
  • GRAND OPENINGS
  • ANNIVERSARY PARTIES
  • HOLIDAY GATHERINGS
  • TRADE SHOWS

How we handle it

Client Discovery

Meet with potential client to understand event project scope and strategic objectives

CREATIVE TREATMENT & PROJECT SCOPE PROPOSAL

Present client with visual conceptualization and proposal of event elements

ACCEPTANCE AND NEGOTIATIONS

We’re thrilled to be your partner. Let’s get to work leveraging our experience as well as our long standing and valued relationships to maximize your event potential.

EVENT CONCEPTUALIZATION

Align corporate objectives and creative treatment to meet client expectations and budget.

PRE-EVENT MANAGEMENT

Detailed, hands on, management of every aspect leading up to the event, including travel, housing, marketing, registration, data and A/V needs, vendor management, entertainment, food and beverage, etc.

COMMUNICATIONS

Consistent updates and communications throughout the planning process. Create detailed implementation timeline, instructions and expectations for all stakeholders.

EXECUTION

Hands on, on-site, meticulous run of show from before registration to after closing ceremonies.

POST EVENT ANALYSIS

Provide client with statistical analysis and survey reporting as well as debrief of Olio deliverables. We expect our clients to be completely satisfied... Have we exceeded expectations?

The Team

Lauren Chitwood

Lauren Chitwood

President

Jenny Johnston

Jenny Johnston

Business Manager

Maizie Clarke

Maizie Clarke

Senior Event Designer

Paul Latham

Paul Latham

Lead Floral Designer

Alex Hunnicutt

Alex Hunnicutt

Production Manager

Eric Povill

Eric Povill

Carpenter & Producer

Erin Trager-Kusman

Erin Trager-Kusman

Travel Liaison

Our Work

Susan G Komen Business Event

Susan G Komen

Veranda Grand Opening Event

Veranda

DD Williamson Corporate Event

DD Williamson

Forbes Corporate Event

Northwestern Mutual / Forbes

What Our Clients Say

Client Testimonials
  • The Louisville Forbes event was wonderful! All of you put a tremendous amount of work into this event and it showed. The attention to detail was unsurpassed. I thank you and everyone in your office who helped us to make it great.

    Marie Squire
    Northwestern Mutual Brand & Advertising

  • What a tremendous event! Our guests have been raving about their night with us. It's clear the Olio team knows how to make a party amazing. It's been a joy to get to know you.

    Bob Izzie
    Susan B. Komen Kentucky

  • Olio was the mastermind behind the entire, wonderful party...they took care of EVERYTHING!

    Connie Dettlinger
    Thorntons Inc.

  • I can't tell you how many people have told me it was the best event ever! You all were a joy to work with and we will certainly use you again. Thank you for being creative and community minded at the same time!

    Judy A. Golliher
    D.D. Williamson

Contact

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Olio Event Group creates experiences in Louisville, Cincinnati, Lexington, Nashville, and throughout the United States.
Drop us a line - we’ll be in touch within one business day.

Have A Question? Call Us At 502.496.9020 or hello@olioeventgroup.com