Industry Association Educational Conferences

Implement and manage bi-annual educational conference for Industry Trade Association including national speakers, awards, and workshops


  • Managed marketing, promotion, and registration for industry trade group's bi-annual education conferences including recruiting and contracting national and state speakers, developing awards program, venue logistics and selection, and networking opportunities.
  • Increased attendance by 25% through management and promotional efforts

Corporate Open Houses

Corporate client with offices in multiple states across the eastern seaboard tasked OSEM to plan and implement client appreciation events at each satellite office.


  • Each event themed for the location of satellite office
  • Full management of vendors including catering, floral, and bar service
  • Attendee management
  • Attendance well exceeded expectations; events are now slated on an annual basis

Independence Day Fundraiser

Non profit client tasked OSEM to provide all fundraising and logistics management for an event which would capitalize on their unique lakefront venue during the Independence Day Fireworks display.


  • Developed and sold sponsorship opportunities for event
  • Solicited in-kind and for hire vendors including tents, catering, bar service, decorations, DJ, security, among others
  • Managed all details of logistics for this difficult outdoor venue, given limited parking, bathroom facilities, potential weather issues
  • Lead committee of volunteers, non profit staff, and Board of Directors to consensus on decisions around event and implementation of event
  • Event sold out while also raising more money than budgeted

Non Profit Fundraising Socials

This special event hosted over 150 guests and raised over $100,000 for a worthy cause. We managed the entire event from conception through marketing and execution.


  • This first time event for the non-profit was conceptualized by One Source Event Management as a potential new revenue stream for them. The client entrusted our team to design, market, and plan the event.
  • The fundraiser was held in a new city for the non-profit, relying on completely new potential supporters for attendance and success. 
  • The event raised over $100,000 for the organization.
  • Since its inception this event has been replicated in 4 cities across the country with great success.

Pro Board Annual Accreditation Conference - San Diego, CA


  • 125 fire service training professionals from every state in the US and throughout Canada plus Saudi Arabia, Korea, and Guam
  • Increased participation in event from 80% to 97% attendance

Responsible for all aspects of this annual training conference including:

  • Site selection and negotiation of venue
  • Promotion of event to invited attendees
  • Recruiting/management of vendors for trade show section
  • Coordination with speakers and workshop facilitators
  • Online registration management
  • Management of hotel and air travel reservations with subcontractors for each 
  • Sourcing and management of subcontractors such as audio visual, hotel, photography, catering and transportation
  • On site logistics and details
  • Follow-up through real time online surveys after each session

Kelly Brush Century Ride


  • Voted “Best Century Ride” by Black Diamond Sports and Vermont Sports Magazine
  • Doubled participation in this charitable cycling event and tripled donations in three years.  
  • 750 cyclists, over 100 volunteers
  • The largest charity cycling event in Vermont

Responsible for all aspects of the event including:

  • Recruiting/managing sponsors
  • Recruiting/managing volunteers
  • Branding event
  • Marketing/promotion of event:  social media, posters, advertising, direct mail
  • Managing all vendors including food, sanitation, water delivery, vehicle support, venues for start/finish and 5 water stops
  • Sourcing and managing swag and logo-wear products for sale at event
  • Marketing campaign for fundraising
  • Database/software management
  • Logistics of ride including course support for 25 paraplegics and quadriplegics on handcycles.
You’ve got this bike ride completely dialed in: the route was perfect, the rest stops were well organized, and the route signage was excellent. Susan and Betsy were both extremely responsive and helpful when I had questions.
— 2015 KBF Century Ride Cyclist