why Hire a Professional event Planner?

Be a GUEST
at Your Own Event! 

Relax and let us do all the heavy lifting...

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Be a guest at your own event

why hire a professional event planner?

Save TIME.

We handle all the details from start to finish.

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Save time

why hire a professional event planner?

Minimize STRESS and prevent
staff burnout

We’ll free you up to focus on what you do best.

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Minimize stress and prevent staff burnout

why hire a professional event planner?

Save MONEY.

Stay on or under budget. Guaranteed.

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Save money and stay on budget

YOUR NEXT GREAT EVENT IS WAITING TO HAPPEN!
We specialize in Franchise Conventions, Tradeshows, Cruises and Golf Events all around the world with Full Event Production Services.

We know events. It's all we do.

FRANCHISE CONVENTIONS

We love doing conferences and tradeshows. Have you met Jack?

CRUISES

How about a manager's conference in exotic locales?

GOLF EVENTS

Local venues or destination events like Scotland and Ireland. 

FULL EVENT PRODUCTION

A/V, Entertainment, Registration, Graphic Design and more.

TRUSTED WORLDWIDE

When you partner with UME Productions for your next event,
you will be in good company.

Let's work together.

PORTFOLIO

Get to know our work better.

Here is a sampling of some of our work. An expanded gallery is coming soon.

ABOUT US

Our award-winning event production team will manage your event from start to finish.
Comprehensive logistical services. Innovative solutions. Cost-effective and hassle-free.
Reliability. Creativity. Integrity, Knowledge. Experience. Commitment to Excellence.

Who We Are

Founded in 2003 by David D’Andrea, Sr., Ultimate Meeting and Event Productions offers a team of highly-trained, well qualified, expert service providers in a variety of disciplines with a dedication to integrity, service and getting results for our clients. 

What We Do

As a professional meeting management company, we specialize in the planning, production, management and operation of conventions, trade shows, incentive programs and special events. Our goal is to save you TIME, STRESS and MONEY while guaranteeing you the ultimate experience and an unforgettable event.

Team Members

David D’Andrea

CEO & Founder

Amy Robb

National Account Manager

Mark Uhlrich

Ultimate Golf Events

Terri Podlenski

Graphic and Web Designer

WHY HIRE US?

3 Key Reasons to Hire a Professional Event Planner

Reason #1:  SAVE TIME

We handle all the details from start to finish.

  • Site Selection
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Online and On-site Registration Services
  • Creative Development of Theme
  • Full Graphic and Web Design Services
  • On-Site Logistics
  • Audio-Visual and Staging Production
  • Tradeshow and Exhibit Management
  • On-Site Staffing

Reason #2:  MINIMIZE STRESS

We do all the heavy lifting from the initial strategy meeting to post-conference reporting so you can:

  • Maximize staff resources.
  • Prevent staff burnout.
  • Focus on the things you do best.
  • Step Back, Regroup, and Breathe!
  • Feel like a guest at your own event!

Reason #3:  SAVE MONEY

Utilize our long-standing relationships with hotel and vendor partners, allowing you to:

  • Stay on or under budget.
  • Benefit from our extensive resources, buying power and market expertise.
  • Obtain the best possible hotel and food and beverage contracts.
  • Receive hotel commission rebates to offset our management fees for very significant savings.
  • Enjoy no-cost travel site selection (for qualifying meetings).
  • Secure group travel discounts for your attendees.
  • Identify new sources of revenue for your event.

Dave and his team are incredible...in my words, ”Life Changing”. They really take charge, keep things creative and always lead you in the right direction. Everything is top notch, and there is no challenge too big or detail left unnoticed. He and his team have become a trusted part of our family, allowing us to literally “be a guest” at our own event. 

Tammy Lucich, Sr. Manager, National Promotions, Mellow Mushroom HQ

Dave and team, thanks for all the help, support and hard work to make our 2015 conference so successful.  You guys were great. Many people approached Anil and me saying that this was one of our best. 

REZA KHAJAVI, JIB-NFA President

I can't thank you guys enough for all of your help. Another successful conference is in the books! Miss all of you guys already!! 

Robin Bayless Blanton, McAlister's deli

Thanks Dave. You and your team ARE THE BEST!!!  The Jack in the Box conference was the finest, most professionally executed restaurant conference at all levels,  that Janet and I have ever attended over the past 40 years!!! 

TOM BEAL, CEO, BEAL BENEFIT SOLUTIONS

Get in touch with Us

Have an event or conference coming up? We would love to partner with you to make it unforgettable while saving you time, stress and money! 

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Address:

1482 Glencrest Drive, San Marcos, CA 92078

Phone:

(760) 798-2957

Email:

info@umeproductions.com