The GBA advantage for producing and managing events, programs, and conferences centers on four core areas of expertise:

Over 35 years of global event management experience

A sophisticated worldwide network of key contacts and proven vendors

Highly-creative senior management team and production staff

Excellent in procurement, negotiations, delivery and program financial management

Events are not one-size-fits-all. Our leadership team works as our client’s strategic partner to create unique events that attendees will never forget. We ask the right questions to uncover each client’s needs and desired outcomes and then deliver distinctive, highly-customized events that WOW attendees and deliver results.

There’s a good reason that our clients come back to us for more events and support. We not only provide innovative, unforgettable experiences for our clients; we also help them with their business goals. We have consistency in service and standards, reliability in our staffing, and always add those little special touches for our VIP’s. We are an extension of our client’s teams and aim to make each year’s event more memorable than the last!

Site Selection & Program Development

Destination consideration is a key component to any successful meeting or event. With worldwide production experience, we provide the necessary resources and support our clients need when it comes to selecting a destination or venue for their next meeting or event.

  • Site Resource & Research Services
  • Budget Development & Accountability
  • Production of Collateral Promotional Material
  • Support for Leadership

Online Registration Services

As part of pre-conference promotion, online enrollment, or providing current updates, GBA recognizes the importance online services plays in getting information out to attendees in the quickest and most effective manner possible. We provide website development and maintenance services either independently or in conjunction with in-house IT departments. Distribution of information relative to the conference, database management, and the promotion of then event can all play a part of the registration and information services GBA provides.

  • Website Development
  • Online Registration Services
  • General Information Management
  • Graphic Design Services
  • Database Management

Hotel Management

The best options when it comes to accommodation selection, along with onsite management of all in-house or on property services, are standard considerations we provide all our clients. From catering contracts to established levels of enhanced service, we work closely with the host property to ensure all services are delivered in a first-class manner. Whether small independent hotels or large international chains, we research and select those properties which we feel best meet the needs of our individual clients. Once our client has made their selection, we work vigorously on their behalf managing each and every detail.

  • Pre-selection Research
  • Rooming Lists & Space Layouts
  • Catering Services
  • Negotiation for Enhanced Services
  • Pre & On-site Management of all Contracted & Special Request Services

Travel Management

We understand that getting to, from, and around during events in the easiest and most convenient manner possible is key in the overall experience of your guests. For this reason, we have dedicated staff whose only job is to ensure that all travel arrangements are handled with the utmost attention and care. Since the travel experience is quite often the first and last thing your guests remember, providing them with the best and most convenient arrangements possible is our primary goal.

  • Airfare Negotiations & Ticketing Services
  • Dedicated Toll-Free Customer Service Phone Center
  • Special Charter & Executive Air Travel Arrangements
  • Ground Transportation Services
  • Dedicated Onsite Travel Management Staff
  • Transportation Budget Management

Creative Services

When it comes to producing that extraordinary event, we realize that the “wow” factor must translate our client’s mission through the experience itself. Whether that means working to develop every component independently or in partnership with your in-house resources, it is a singular creative focus at work to meet your objectives. With your vision to guide us from the conceptual stage through actual on-site production, we manage and oversee every event detail to assure seamless integration into the final product. Whether it is a simple welcome reception or gala black-tie formal affair, we work with one purpose in mind – to create and produce a one-of-a-kind experience for your guests.

  • Event Alignment with Corporate Goals
  • Conceptual Services
  • Guest Speakers or Speech Writing Services
  • Content Development
  • Video & Photography Services
  • Rewards & Recognition Programs
  • Audio Visual & Technical Management
  • Entertainment Services & Contract Management
  • Celebrity Appearances
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Floral Design
  • Themed Décor
  • Invitations
  • Registration Desk & Check-in
  • Total Program Budget Accountability

Contractual Negotiations

We realize that negotiation and contract management are fundamental elements that deserve critical attention. Regardless of the profile of the potential supplier, we ensure both tenacity and meticulous attention to detail when it comes to protecting and providing our clients the best possible choices under the best possible terms, at the best possible price.

  • Negotiating Expertise
  • Contract Development & Management Services
  • Legal Review Services


As a part of the site selection process, GBA provides our clients with complete information on all a specific destination may have to offer in the way of both cultural and recreational activities. Along with our professional local partners, each activity is carefully planned to fit schedules and maximize enjoyment. In those instances where our clients might desire something truly unique and different, our creative team will build the activity specifically designed with them in mind.
  • Excursions
  • Spouse Events
  • Dine-A-Rounds
  • Special Private Tours & Dinners
  • Sporting Activities & Events
  • Cultural & Educational Activities
  • Team Building Events
  • Company Picnics
  • Company Initiation Roll Out

GBA Team & Professional Staffing

When you are in the business of providing service to others, one of your greatest assets are those people who represent you. For this reason, we spare no expense when it comes to training and developing our staff. This specialized training also includes education about our clients, their businesses, and the objectives of their events so that we can be a true extension of our clients. Whether it be a fulltime meeting specialist or a local destination tour guide, we go to great lengths to ensure that every member of our staff performs at the highest level of competency and conducts themselves with the utmost professionalism at all times.
  • Experienced, Professional Travel Staff
  • Multi-lingual
  • Local Destination Tour Guides
  • Trained Registration & Hospitality Desk Staff
  • Transportation Management Specialist
  • Food & Beverage Management Specialist
  • Event Management Team
  • Executive Management Team
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