World Events Forum

Making the Best Even(t) Better

Meeting and event planning (including live webinars).

We launched “our ship” to water in 2000. 

“Make the best even(t) better.”

– perfectibility (not perfection)
– continuance (against permanence)
– the high art of interdependence (above independence)
– common sense

We use it to measure the distance between two items: where is your event now? and where do you want it to be?, then propose a passage planning (voyage plan) from port departure to port arrival.

We may correct the direction, suggest alternatives, warn of hurdles, provide potential outcomes but ultimately, your destination is yours, entirely.  You lead, we design and build!

Meeting Planning Services

  • Strategic planning
  • Speaker management
  • Location identification
  • Venue/site selection and negotiation
  • Event website creation and/or management
  • Poster session, trade show and exhibit coordination/setup/management
  • Registration (online/offline)
  • Conference abstract intake/review (online)
  • Conference syllabus (compilation, editing, publishing/printing) – online/print
  • Liaison to client, registrants, sponsors, exhibitors, and vendors
  • Meeting promotion/marketing
  • Assistance with sponsorship solicitation
  • Social/special event management
  • Mobile app development and update
  • Meeting logistics 
  • Financial recordkeeping & management
  • Technical assistance
  • Onsite administration, coordination and management
  • Post conference administration
  • Survey and evaluation
  • Reporting

Special Events

  • Support/Guidance in Identifying and Building Theme
  • Site Identification, Selection, Contract Negotiation
  • Vendor Selection/Contract Negotiation/Management
  • Budget Development and Management
  • Event Marketing (campaign development and deployment)
  • Collateral Design (print and electronic)
  • On-site Management
  • VIP Arrangements
  • Food and Beverage Selection/Coordination/Negotiation
  • Audiovisual/Production Needs
  • Registration Processing (online/print)
  • Entertainment
  • Silent/live Auctions
  • Post-event Wrap Up/Audit

Association Management

  • Manage membership database and communications 
  • Provide secretariat services
  • Processing membership applications and renewals
  • Provide welcome-kits to new members
  • Ensure compliance with association bylaws 
  • Manage membership renewal campaigns
  • Report on membership status and assigned tasks/activity
  • Serve as a virtual secretariat
  • Maintain office, physical address, telephone and fax numbers for association
  • Provide web and email addresses
  • Forward voice and email messages to appropriate staff
  • Maintain electronic and printed association files 

Online Events/Live Webinars

  • Provide overall planning and management of event
  • Schedule the event with the various panelists and moderators
  • Provide and present e-learning strategies and tools
  • Provide technical assistance to attendees and panelists
  • Provide training sessions for presenters and moderators
  • Provide assistance with slide preparation and design
  • Develop and deploy exit survey
  • Develop exit testing/quizzes
  • Compile and e-mail certificates of attendance


2006 Torino Olympic Organizing Committee
Transfer of Knowledge

Alzheimer Research Forum
Webinars | Special Events | Exhibits

Alzheimer’s Disease: From Molecular Mechanisms to Drug Discovery Conferences
Website | Conference planning

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation
Conference planning | Website | Mobile app | Virtual Conference

Marketing and communications | Website | Webinars

American Aging Association
Marketing and communications | Website

Association of Corporate Counsel Indiana Chapter
Event planning 

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Break-In Club
Event planning | Marketing

Brown University
Website | Abstract Intake Platform | Event planning 

Case Western Reserve University
Event planning

Columbia University
Event planning

CommonHealth Partners VA
Consulting | Website

FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association)

Human Amyloid Imaging Conferences
Conference planning | Abstract intake/review processes | Website | Mobile app

Illinois Fatherhood Initiative
Event planning

IOS Press BV

International Conferences on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders in the Middle East
Conference planning | Website

International Conferences on Molecular Neurodegeneration
Abstract Intake/Review | Conference planning | Website

Johns Hopkins University
Event planning

Kansas State University

Laboratory of Neurogeriatrics, Case Western Reserve University
Website | Consulting

Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA)
Conference Website | Consulting | Event Planning

Longevity Project for a greater Richmond (LPgRVA)
Website | Consulting | Event Planning

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Event planning

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach
Conference planning | Website | Mobile App | Virtual Conference

Nordic Society of Human Genetics and Precision Medicine
Event planning | Consulting

Pharmaceutical Information Systems Association
Event planning | Administration

Pharmaceutical Research and Development Information Management Executive Forum
Event planning | Website | Mobile app

Pistoia Alliance
Event planning | Project Support

Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease 2020
Event planning

The Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health

Schizophrenia Research Forum
Webinars | Tradeshow/Exhibit | Event planning

Special Olympics
Project management

United Arab Emirates Olympic Committee
Consulting and project management | Tradeshow/exhibit

United States Soccer Federation
Project management

University of Cincinnati
Conference planning | Website

University of the West Indies
Conference planning | Website

Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Gerontology
Webinars | Website 

Virginia Department for the Aging
Project management | Webinars

Virginia Department for the Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Virginia Geriatric Mental Health Partnership
Webinars | Website

Voyager Pharmaceuticals
Conference planning

Walter Vlad Bolder Photography

And other private clients

Locations where we have organized conferences:

United States

Arlington, VA
Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Bethesda, MD
Boston, MA
Bridgewater, NJ
Cambridge, MA
Charleston, SC
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Colorado Springs, CO
Deerfield, IL
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Houston, TX
Indianapolis, IN
Jersey City, NJ
La Jolla, CA
Long Beach, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Plainsboro, NJ
Princeton, NJ
Providence, RI
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
St. Petersburg, FL
Thousand Oaks, CA
Washington, DC

Rest of the Americas

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cancun, Mexico
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Toronto, Canada


Athens, Greece
Barcelona, Spain
Basel, Switzerland
Berlin, Germany
Bruxelles, Belgium
Bucharest, Romania
Budapest, Hungary
Gothenburg, Sweden
Lausanne, Switzerland
London, UK
Madrid, Spain
Manchester, UK
Milan, Italy
North Mymms, UK
Paris, France
Prague, Czech Republic
Seville, Spain
Sorrento, Italy
Stockholm, Sweden
Vienna, Austria
Zuerich, Switzerland


Abu Dhabi, UAE
Bangkok, Thailand
Dubai, UAE
Istanbul, Turkey
Lymassol, Cyprus
Male, Maldives
Singapore, Singapore
Tokyo, Japan

Selected 2023 Projects:

VCU Department of Gerontology Webinar and Online Training Series

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Meet the Scientist Webinar Series

Human Amyloid Imaging

ADDF's Investigator Day Conferences

PRISME Forum Spring and Fall 2023 Meetings

May and November
Gothenburg, Sweden and Boston, MA

PISA Annual Meetings 2023

March and November 2022
Barcelona, Spain and Online

MCI Symposium

March 2023

4th Workshop on Reserve and Resilience

December 2023
Bethesda, MD

Find us at:

1631 Whitcomb Ave
Des Plaines, IL  60018


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