Events are carefully orchestrated productions with specific objectives or goals in mind. They also happen in real time in front of a live audience – meaning there is no room for mistakes.

With more than 30 years experience producing milestone, message-driven events (award ceremonies, institutional anniversaries, gala celebrations, campaign launches, groundbreakings dedications, etc.) for academia, entertainment, not-for-profits and corporate America, Stratelyst Creative has the expertise you need to achieve your event or fundraising goals. We can operate as consultants, guiding your internal event production team to success; or we can provide comprehensive event production from inception to completion.


  • Design a message-driven strategic event to deliver the desired outcome and take-away
  • Develop budget and cost savings analysis
  • Hire and manage vendors (locations, transportation, catering, audio, video, lighting, rentals, floral, etc.)
  • Create timelines, a responsibility memo and a post event summary
  • Outline detailed risk assessment and contingency plans
  • Guide committees to consensus and success
  • Oversee production load-in/load-out
  • Block staging and spike program positions
  • Direct presenter and honoree rehearsals (script/teleprompter)
  • Execute real-time stage management
  • Write a technical script with production cues
  • Negotiate hotel room-blocks
  • Manage celebrity and VIP attendees
  • Provide expertise on guest seating
  • Research, negotiate, hire and manage keynote speakers and/or entertainment
  • Support your organization in all aspects of event design, planning, production and execution

Our high-touch event strategies are designed to influence, impact and inspire your supporters to go from fans and friends to patrons and promoters.

We provide customized development training for your organization’s leadership and staff so they are informed on the most innovative experiential strategies available today.

Mailing Address
903 Lipan Trail
Austin, TX 78733

Contact Us
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(818) 445-3887