Social and Corporate Events in Santa Barbara

As event planners we design and plan parties that provide a memorable experience for you and your guests. We aim to identify your goals and objectives to exceed your expectations while fulfilling your needs. Our priority is to create a vision that is specific to you. We will turn any venue from ordinary to extraordinary.

On the day of your event we will oversee every detail to ensure everything runs smoothly allowing you to enjoy your event along with your guests. You will truly have the opportunity to enjoy your most special of days.

Immaginare Events by Giseli Spera understands that recognition and rewards play an important role in any organization. Recognizing the unique qualities of employees shows that their contributions are appreciated. This type of recognition will contribute to work quality and promotes a positive environment in the workplace. We will assist you to create a special event to recognize your employees and their outstanding contributions to both you and your company. We coordinate prizes, awards and gift ideas. Besides internal corporate events, we will help you plan and design external corporate events to raise public interest and increase revenue for your company such as grand openings, trade shows and product launching. We coordinate promotional materials and activities that will generate a positive public image for your business.

Corporate Events
  • Meetings
  • Workshops
  • Retreats and team-building retreats
  • Internal parties and social events
  • Staff training
  • Retirement parties
  • Award ceremonies
  • Holiday Parties
  • Theme Parties
  • Trade Shows
  • Conventions
  • Grand Openings
  • Press Conferences
  • Fundraisers
Social Events
  • Anniversary Parties
  • Birthday Parties
  • Retirement Parties
  • Baby showers
  • Bridal showers
  • Family Reunions
  • Dinner Parties
  • High school or college graduations
  • Sweet Sixteen
  • Children's party
  • Teen Birthday Parties
  • Reunions
  • Holiday Parties
  • Quinceaneras
  • Sports and Gaming Parties
  • Baptism
  • First Communion
  • Bar and Bat Mitzvahs
  • New Year's Parties
  • Funerals

Every event is different. Our packages are suitable for your needs.

The Consultation, Planning and Execution:

  • Initial consultation to discuss purpose, goals and objectives of the event. Meet with clients to determine and develop an event theme, design and décor
  • Completion of event profile
  • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of event, to establish and monitor the budget and to review event progress
  • Coordinate collateral materials (agenda, brochure, catalog, flyer, guidebook, invitations, maps, menu, name tag, poster, program book, registration material, ticket/passes)
  • Assist with marketing, advertising and promotion of the event
  • Assist with menu and beverage design
  • Assist with venue selection and inspection to ensure that they conform to customer requirements
  • Secure venue and get necessary permits to make your event flawless
  • Design the layout of the venue selected
  • Meeting Accommodations
  • Create and manage a budget that suit your event needs. Also, monitor spending and track payments and due dates
  • Review and discuss your desired vendors
  • Vendor referrals (lighting, sound and audiovisual, caterer, decor, music, photographer, videographer, entertainers, security, portable restrooms, special effects)
  • Assist in selecting Speakers
  • Coordinate with keynote speakers
  • Secure reliable vendors and we arrange and attend meetings with vendors. Additionally, do a walk-through of venues with vendors scheduled to discuss vision and style of the event. Further, review contracts prior to signing and confirm all vendor contracts, load-ins and tear down
  • Coordinate and order of rentals and linens
  • Gather estimates, coordination and place order for a rental order regarding event décor according to the storyboard
  • Place equipment rental order: staging, dance floor, tent, furnishing
  • Assist with waste control management
  • Coordinate activities
  • Advise about health and safety regulations
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Coordinate transportation arrangement and parking accommodations
  • Coordinate accommodation arrangements
  • Assist with registration and admission control
  • Prepare transportation itinerary, if needed
  • Schedule rehearsal
  • Verify the final guest count with venues and vendors two to three weeks prior to the event day
  • Create a detailed day timeline for vendors involved with the event
  • Assist with prizes, awards and gift selection
  • Oversee set up of the venue and manage vendors on the event day
  • Meet and greet guests on the day of the event
  • Coordinate event logistics and schematics (seating system and ushering plans)
  • Communicate with caterer Maitre D' to ensure excellence and timing services
  • Solve any concerns and emergencies regarding the event
  • Cue speeches, Entertainment MC, DJ and Musicians
  • Distribute final payments and gratuities to vendors – as needed
  • Ensure pick up and return of rentals
  • Unlimited availability via phone and email for guidance and advice
  • One additional assistant for a minimum of four hours on event day (additional cost)

Unlimited phone calls (9am to 7pm preferable) and email access. Contact for more details on Corporate Events in Santa Barbara.