Full-Service Special Event Production
For over twenty (20) years, Otis Productions has designed custom events for organizations large and small. We combine professionalism, creativity, and supplier negotiation expertise to make your next event a success.
You can fully outsource your event planning to Otis Productions, or we can act as an extension of your internal marketing team. We offer unmatched flexibility.
Special Event Planning
At Otis Productions, we custom create special parties given your specific event, desired location, and audience. We believe that effective event planning requires a blend of creativity, attention to detail, strategic planning, and experience.
Otis Productions transforms ideas into spectacular productions to help you entertain, inspire, and inform your audience. From start to finish, we plan and manage:
- Bar Mitzvah
- Corporate/association meetings
- Corporate parties
- Corporate Golf Outings
- Product introductions
- Award presentations
- Theme parties
- Public image awareness campaigns
- Trade shows
We handle every detail from site selection and negotiations to stage entertainment to décor and costuming to music and specialty acts to food and beverage.
Otis Productions also maintains an internationally recognized speakers' bureau offering you a wide variety of well-known lecturers, seminar hosts, and celebrities for informative, entertaining, and educational presentations. We help you determine appropriate speakers given your event, audience, and objectives. In addition, we manage all negotiations and contract details on your behalf.
Otis Productions provides comprehensive destination management services to ensure that your guests enjoy themselves. We can coordinate all details for you and your group from prepared itineraries to private tours. Our services include:
- Site selection and hotel accommodations
- Meet-and-greet services
- Air and ground transportation
- Registration services
- Welcome packets
- Room gifts and giveaways
- Unique, off-premise venue selection
- Tours, workshops, and city outings
- Sporting events
- Foreign language guides and translators
To round out your event, Otis Productions offers complete production services to keep your audience engaged and to make your event memorable. As part of our production services, we:
- Develop concepts and ideas
- Write scripts and speeches
- Handle staging and room decor
- Coordinate lighting, sound, video projection, and technical support
- Design and execute speaker support slides, multi-image productions, film, and videotape
- Coordinate live business theater incorporating performers, music, original lyrics, choreography, and special staging and effects
- Speech coaching, media training, and progressive learning programs
- Provide access to effective and economical teleconferencing and distribution systems
Planning a wedding is no easy task. We have advice for finding the perfect venue, hiring a photographer, settling on a wedding style, shopping for your dream gown, finalizing your guest list, determining catering and bar costs, and a host of other details. Start your wedding planning here!
At Otis Productions, we are dedicated to 100% client satisfaction. We have planned and managed national and international events for these select clients:
- Abbott Labs
- Allegiance Healthcare
- American College of Chest Physicians
- Arts & Business Council of Chicago
- Baxter Healthcare
- Conference Planners
- Gordon Technical High School
- Hyatt Hotels
- Illinois Parks and Recreation Association
- Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
- International Code Council (ICC)
- Midwest Children's Brain Tumor Center
- National Educational Computing Association (NECC)
- National Hemophilia Foundation
- Southworth Productions
- The Segal Company
References available upon request.