What We Do

At On Purpose Events we help you create unique, professional, fun and exciting experiences for your event, festival, conference and meeting participants.

We all know successful events and event marketing does not just happen. It relies on numerous factors, including careful planning, proper support, and flawless execution.  Our services cover the full gambit of event design, management, fundraising, marketing and communications, media relations, and volunteer development.

We specialize in the out of the ordinary and bring the extra to the ordinary. Below is a shortlist of the types of projects for which clients most commonly engage our services to deliver excellence:

Event Management

We love and live events. Whether your event is for fundraising, multi-day conference, or special occasion, we handle all the details for success.


We get charged up by Festivals. We have managed festivals with attendances from 500 to over 55,000.

Conference Planning

Conferences invigorate us – Our contributions to conferences such as CSAE ; FCM; WAVLD; STEMFest. and Indspire, among others, continue to heighten levels of excellence.

Meeting Planning

Meetings bring us joy – We can handle annual meetings, virtual meetings, multi-day and single day meetings of varying sizes and structure. We manage all the logistics and details from start to finish and post meeting.

Celebrations and Launches

Celebrations and launches drive us – We manage your sales and marketing, promotional, product launch, special initiative and community engagement events and activities with flair, creativity and precision.


Merchandising can be a critical aspect of your festival, conference, meeting or event. We will get your brand and image out to the masses.


Fundraising is in our DNA – Our decades of experience and service through Association of Fundraising Professionals, combined with our track record with leading local, national and international organizations is unparalleled.

To discuss the full capabilities of the On Purpose Events services, process, tools, or to arrange a quote/proposal please contact us.

  • Registration

    We can handle the registration and ticket management services for your events. This includes, online, in-person and augmented. And we will manage you onsite registration and participant/attendee sign in.

  • Logistics Management

    We manage and attend to all logistics details for your events including but not limited to: Staging, lighting, sound, AV, décor, signage, load-in, load-out, Exhibits, scheduling, transportation, licenses and permits and the list goes on.

  • Site/Venue Management

    We handle the site and venue selection, negotiations of contracts, access, layouts and site plots and maps, menus, services and all things related to your venue or multiple venues.

  • Administration

    We manage the administration of your events, including budgeting, reconciliations, reports, surveys, and recommendations.

  • Entertainment

    We handle the booking of entertainment, staging, riders, and manage all aspects related to the entertainment at your event.

  • Activation

    We can design and implement special activation programs for your event and or for the integration of sponsors and partners or special programs and initiatives.

  • Sponsor Services

    We work with you on the sponsor procurement process, and manage the sponsor fulfillment and related services to keep them happy, deliver intended results and keep them coming back.

  • Dignitaries and Protocol Management

    We manage all aspects of inviting and handling dignitaries and ensuring to protocol.

  • Accommodations

    We work with your accommodations providers – hotels, bed & breakfasts, lodges, and resorts to accommodate the needs of your guests, and patrons.

  • Communications

    We have a talented team of marketing & Communications professionals whose talents we can bring to bear on your project deliverables or we can work with your agencies of record to effect smooth and effective execution of your communications and marketing plans.

  • Social Media

    Social Media has become an integral part of marketing events and engaging event participants and guests. Our team has specific experience and talent in this regard and we will ensure your social media activation is completely integrated.

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