43 Trending Event Planning Businesses [2024]

Updated: February 24th, 2024
Start An Event Planning Business

Event planners handle different tasks related to making the business a success. Some of the event planner’s responsibilities include:

  • Conducting research
  • Creating the event design
  • Finding an ideal site
  • Arranging for food, décor, and entertainment
  • Planning logistics to and from the event
  • Sending invitations
  • Supervising at the site etc

To start this business on a budget, begin by honing your organizational and communication skills.

Next, create a detailed business plan outlining your services, target market, and pricing structure.

Utilize free or low-cost online tools for marketing, and consider starting small by offering services for smaller events before expanding your business as you gain experience and resources.

Looking for some examples of a event planning business?

Interested in case studies of a successful event planning business? Check out our full list of success stories.

1. Event Manager Blog

Plan awesome events & boost your career. Join the largest community of event planners worldwide.

Website traffic: 210K/month


2. Caterease

Caterease is event management software to manage both clients and events. The software provides a single platform to store, organize and manage all the information related to your events.

The First Caterease DOS version was released in 1991. Caterease offers features such as event calendars, dashboards, real-time web leads, staff scheduling, menu costing, customizable fields, and reporting.


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4. Event Industry News

Event Industry News (EIN) is an online magazine that provides the latest news, views and reviews of the events industry.

Adam Parry and Paul Allott are the co-founders and editors of the event industry's global online magazine and is the director and co-founder.


5. Best Event Management Software

Eventdex is an event management platform that provides all kinds event-related of solutions to enhance the experience of everyone at an event.

Before creating Eventdex, its founders Durga and Raj were running IT services companies successfully. The software streamlines each step of event planning and execution, from registration, ticketing to websites, onsite engagement, to business matchmaking and analysis. Experience a platform that is designed to deliver high-quality events like no other!


6. eventplanner.net

eventplanner is a cloud-based event vendor and venue listing platform provider.

It offers a discovery platform for catering, event venues, rentals, decoration, stand building, entertainment, freelancers, sales, insurances, event agencies, marketing, security management, and event staff management.

Kevin Straeten founded the company in the year 1998.


7. Evenesis

Evenesis, a cloud-based end-to-end event management software. Its top-notch conference management software offers a flawless online event management system.

It is a Malaysian grown company founded in 2010, which now has a presence in Singapore, Indonesia, and Hong Kong.

The software is designed for corporate event planners, professional conference organizers, exhibition organizers, destination management companies, training companies, and associations. It can be customized to any event and serve various clients around the world.


8. Grenadine Event Management Software

Grenadine Events is an event planning and management software that helps users to organize conferences, events, and meetings.

Grenadine is a Montreal-based company that has developed Grenadine Event Planner, a specialized Event Management Software. Founded in 2010 by three friends who were accustomed to meeting at and helping organize sci-fi conventions around the world decided to develop a game-changing planner software.

Website traffic: 80K/month


9. EventPlanning.com

EventPlanning.com is an online learning platform that provides resources for event planners and those interested in becoming event planners. Their courses tell you about the fastest and most effective ways to become an event planner and grow your career.

Where they're located: Los Angeles, California, USA


10. Eventstant

Eventstant (formerly Viktorix) is an online platform to guide you and help you learn how to plan and execute wonderful events that will be forever etched in memory. Eventstant brings you practical how-to's & guides from professionals and industry leaders to help you learn how to plan & manage all types of events - weddings, conferences & more.

Their contributors range from professional event planners to speakers, to event industry executives, and many others who are willing to share their expertise with the event planning community.


11. Welcome To Eventure

Eventure is a full-service event planning company based in Montreal, Canada. Offers Catering, Bar, Sound, Lighting, Staffing, Décor and Design services.


12. Sugar and Spice Events

Sugar and Spice Events is a Gold Coast-based event planners. They have been spreading their brand throughout the Gold Coast, Brisbane, and Queensland for over ten years. Their name has become synonymous with luxurious weddings, children’s parties, and other celebrations.

They have won the best wedding stylists award in Australia for four consecutive years. Their wedding stylists are experts in planning luxury weddings throughout the Gold Coast and Brisbane.


13. OzParty Events

OzParty designs extraordinary social and corporate events at an exceptional value. OzParty holds with 400+ venue, hospitality, and entertainment partners across Australia. They are specialized in hosting corporate events, student events, social events, along with ticket events.


14. Capital City Events

Capital City Events led by Tim and Maria Covell, is a full-service event management company specializing in the design and management of special events, tours, seminars, leisure activities, and VIP services for corporations, trade associations, incentive groups, and government entities.

Founded in 1997, Capital City Events has rapidly become one of the premier destination management companies in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area.


15. Pop! Events Group

Pop! Events Group was founded in 2005 by Jodi Lieff and Dawne Eisenberg.

Pop! Events Group specializes in Marketing, Business, Team Building, and Employee Engagement events in Toronto and the GTA. Since its inception Pop! has provided an extraordinary experience, including full-service event planning, event rentals, activations, and much more.


16. International Institute of Event Management

Online Certificate courses in Event Management and Wedding Planning


17. LVL Weddings & Events

LVL Weddings & Events is a California-based full-service luxury wedding planning and event designing team with a focus on high-end event personalization.

Founded in 2007 by Lindsay Longacre (now Ferguson), later joined by Heather Hoesch in 2010, then by Ashley Brand and Courtney Rolovich in 2014 - the LVL brand quickly became identical with beautiful well-organized weddings and excellent service.


18. Total Party Planner

Total Party Planner is a cloud-based event management software specially designed for catering pros. The all-in-one platform helps businesses access a comprehensive set of features to perform operations and drive profit.

John Cohen is the founder of Total Party Planner. In 1994, he decided to blend his education with his catering background to build a simple software program to help his parents manage their events.


19. Glamorous

20. 3 Little Birds Event Planning


21. Event Planner

Planning an event? Find the best event and party venues and services near you. Search Event Planner NZ


22. Stop And Stare Events

Los Angeles based Wedding Planner, Corporate Planner and Designer


23. Flock Eventing Platform

Easy-to-use event management software for business events & conferences – organise all events in one place, market events & manage RSVP’s, and create a professionally branded mobile app for attendees.

Where they're located: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Current team size: 5


24. Gianna & Company

Whether you're planning your dream wedding, a corporate affair, a milestone birthday party, or an intimate dinner gathering with close friends, Gianna and Company we will give you the peace of mind that everything will run smoothly at your dream event.

Where they're located: Los Angeles, California, USA


25. Propared – Production Planning Software of Arts and Events Organizations


26. Rosetree Events

An Award-Winning Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN wedding planner and event designer. We specialize in complete wedding design and coordination.


27. Entire Productions

Entire Production is one of the best corporate event planning companies in San Francisco. Let Our Team of Experts Create and Manage Your Next Corporate Events. Call Today!

How much they make: $1.3M/year
Where they're located: San Francisco, California, USA
Current team size: 6


How Natasha Miller Started A $4M Event Management Company

Entire Productions is a fast-growing event and entertainment production company with an emphasis on experience design, primarily working with corporate clients including many Fortune 500 companies in the tech and pharma industries, boasting a growth of 148% and a goal of reaching $20M annual mark.

Natasha started Entire Productions over 23 years ago
Natasha grew the business to $108K/month
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28. Interactive Entertainment Group

Entertainment Ideas For Corporate Events | Corporate Party Planning | Top Event Planning Company

How much they make: $4.8M/year
Where they're located: Hauppauge, NY, USA
How much did it cost to start: $27.4K
Current team size: 12


How I Started an Award Winning Event Production Company

From a booth at a flea market to a 400k/month revenue generator, learn how this event production company pivoted to focus on corporate events, garnered top private companies recognition by Inc., and reinvented itself through virtual offerings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gregg started Interactive Entertainment Group over 35 years ago
Gregg grew the business to $400K/month
It cost Gregg $27400 to start the business
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29. Fox Events

From lavish Weddings to swanky corporate events ,Fox Events has a flair for transforming meaningful celebrations into unforgettable experiences.


30. Event Planners of Houston


31. Kennedy Event Planning

Kennedy Event Planning is Ottawa's leading event and wedding planner. We are specialized in high-end event and wedding planning services.


32. JR Global Events

Corporate Meeting and Event Planner, JR Global Events, provides virtual, hybrid and live corporate event and meeting planning, in addition to cultivated gifting, based in Philadelphia, PA.


33. MMJ Events

MMJ events provides wedding planning services in Columbus, Ohio. We love stories, details, and building relationships with our clients


34. Toronto Special Events

35. MTI Events

MTI Events is a corporate event planning company with 30+ years of experience. We're experts in events & incentives to grow your business. Contact us today!

Where they're located: Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, USA


36. Perfect Planning Events

Perfect Planning Events is Washington, D.C.'s premier event planning firm that specializes in breathtaking weddings, corporate events, online conferences, and galas in DC, Northern VA, MD and beyond.


37. Plannerwire


38. Tres CHIC Event Planning & Design

39. Lauren Chitwood Events

Where they're located: Hollywood, Kentucky, USA


40. Event Planner Certification

41. Sugar Beach Events Hawaii

Top Maui venue, wedding and event planning and catering, Sugar Beach Events Hawaii provides the best wedding location on Maui for your special day.


43. Ticket Tailor

Simple, great value event ticket selling solution for events of all shapes and sizes.

How much they make: $6M/year
Where they're located: London, UK
How much did it cost to start: $1K
Current team size: 8
Website traffic: 1.36M/month


How I Started a $150K/Month Ticketing Platform That Sells More Than 5 Million Tickets A Year Worldwide

A successful ticketing platform that grew from a side project into a business that issues over 5 million tickets annually, using a combination of cold calling, word of mouth, and partnerships to attract and retain customers while navigating the challenges of COVID-19.

Jonny started Ticket Tailor over 13 years ago
Jonny grew the business to $500K/month
It cost Jonny $1000 to start the business
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