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Table of Contents • Who is Kennedy • Client Praise • Kennedy Creative Event Services – – – – –

Event Management Conference & Meeting Management Kennedy Destination Management Services Exclusive Tours Kennedy Furniture & Décor

• Proven Success

Who is Kennedy? • • • • •

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Largest events management company in Austin In-house relationships with Top Venues in Austin A full-time staff of 20 dedicated event professionals 6,000 square feet of décor and event furnishings Board Members of ISES Austin, DMC Roundtable and HSMAI, also members of ADMEI Exclusive Austin Affiliate member of the DMC Network Produce events nationally Preferred DMC to Austin’s Premiere Resorts & Hotels Event Management Company for Austin Monthly, Austin Home, Texas Monthly, Austin Business Journal and Austin American Statesman

Who is Kennedy?

Benefits of our affiliation with DMC Network • Our clients receive the personalized service and creativity of our boutique agency, backed by the vast resources and operating standards of a global industry leader • Other network members and their clients look to Kennedy DMC Austin as their DMC partner on the ground in Austin • Utilizing the network of DMCs in cities across the world, Kennedy can put meeting planners in touch with the most exceptional DMCs on the ground in their program’s future destination • Institutional memory means our clients’ preferences, ideas and successes are understood across the network, so you never have to start from scratch in a new city with a new DMC

Kennedy Executive Team

Natalie Kennedy

Heather Niemeyer



The founder and owner of Kennedy Creative, Natalie is the fearless leader. With over 20 years of experience in the event industry, she uses foresight, hindsight, and x-ray vision to give clients the experiences of their dreams.

From accounting to client/partner relations. corporate events to collective office sanity, Heather keeps the whole operation on track. Her chameleon ways make her a remarkable team player and excellent resource.

Heather Leigh VP of Production

VP of Major Accounts

Jenny Buchanan

Whether she’s planning a VIP dinner or a pop-art theme party, clients turn to Heather for her know-how and professionalism. Thirsty for variety, Heatherly loves that every day has something new to offer.

The liaison between Kennedy and strategic partners, making sure every event is smooth sailin'. Like any good diplomat, she's always jetting back and forth, greeting our partners with a ready grin and inventive ideas.

Client Praise •

“Everything was a smashing success this past weekend…I'll definitely be recommending Kennedy to my fellow event planners.“

"It is obvious you enjoy what you do and enjoy making the events a great success. You continue to amaze time after time.“ -

"Everything was so smooth and seamless onsite…it was above and beyond my expectations.“ -

"The service was top-notch…Kennedy did a great job with ideas for our group, and knowing how to plan and execute everything without causing me any stress at the event. Job well done!" -

" The Kennedy team was FANTASTIC!... Great partner. Great event. And thanks for making me look good! I’d be happy to recommend Kennedy to anyone anytime.“ -

"I would be honored to work with any of you again on any event. You are truly the Dream Team.“ -

"…our best holiday party yet!“ -

"…instrumental in helping us pull off yet another wonderful event this year. One that elicits raves from everyone including the attendees and sponsors to our staff and powers-that-be here. I consider Kennedy Creative our partner in eventplanning crime.“ -

Kennedy Creative Event Services

Event Management •

Pre-Planning – – – – – – –

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Vendor Selection and Contract Negotiation Budget & Timeline Management Catering & Hospitality Client Relations & On-going Communications Design & Renderings Event Graphics & Collateral Credentialing, Security & Permitting

Creative Consulting Event Identity Kennedy Creative Furniture and Décor Rentals On-site Event Management Post-Production

Kennedy Creative Event Services

Conference & Meeting Management • Registration services • Budget & timeline management • Creative content consulting • Meal planning • Event design • A/V and stage production management • Conference schedule planning

• Marketing materials, conference bag & promotional item procurement • Hotel, venue & transportation booking • On-site and off-site event management • Post event survey management • Entertainment and activity booking & management

Kennedy Creative Event Services

Kennedy Destination Management Services • • • • • • • •

Activities and Excursions Entertainment and Talent Exclusive Tours Spouse Programs Team Building Themed Events Transportation and Airport Services Exclusive Austin Affiliate Member of the DMC Network

Kennedy Creative Event Services

Exclusive Tours We’ve developed fully customizable tours featuring some of the most unique, iconic & memorable experiences Central Texas has to offer. We can create a completely new tour just for your group too! Here’s an example of just a few…. Austin BBQ Tour

Bikes & Brews Tour Fruits of the Earth Tour

Kennedy Creative Event Services

Kennedy Furniture & DĂŠcor: We own high quality leather and rattan lounge furnishings, illuminated pieces, and many beautiful & unique dĂŠcor elements. With our very own in-house interior designer we can develop a completely custom look for each client that fits the event space and theme exquisitely.

Kennedy Creative Event Services

Proven Success From multi-day programs to themed galas, we strive to develop the most creative, one-of-a-kind experiences our clients have ever had. Here are a few examples of we can do for you‌

We do corporate conferences.

We do conference kick-off parties.

We do corporate branding events.

We do SxSW.

We do product launches.

We do holiday parties.

We do corporate awards galas.

We do themed events.

We do Texas-themed events.

We look forward to working with you and making your next event an unforgettable experience! | 512-899-8991

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