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LEO Events Shares How Event Planners Make COVID Concerns a Priority

LEO Events Shares How Event Planners Make COVID Concerns a Priority

October 10, 2021

From virtual events to on-site testing, organizations are making tough decisions on how to engage with attendees. LEO Principal Cindy Brewer and our clients at Collage Dance Collective and National Civil Rights Museum talked with The Daily Memphian about effective COVID-19 event safety strategies. Read More

Women Working It: LEO Events’ Cindy Brewer on Teamwork and Success

Women Working It: LEO Events’ Cindy Brewer on Teamwork and Success

October 7, 2021

Memphis is a great place to start a business, according to entrepreneur and city native Cindy Brewer. And she should know. Her event management company LEO Events has become a leader in the local tourism industry over the past two decades. LEO delivers marquee events for AutoZone, FedEx, and ServiceMaster—plus, they manage convention experiences for a number of other Fortune 100 companies nationwide. Read More

An Insider’s View of 2021: Event Design and Production

An Insider’s View of 2021: Event Design and Production

January 11, 2021

Whether they’re in-person or virtual, this year’s events will once again be dramatic and theatrical, predicts Michael Dalton of LEO Events. In 2020, Covid broke some of our mechanisms but not our spirits. While we will still be fighting against forces we can’t control for much of 2021, we’ll be doing so with more wisdom plus new weapons. Read More

Survivor Diaries: Lessons for Meeting Planners on Conquering Epic COVID Disruptions

Survivor Diaries: Lessons for Meeting Planners on Conquering Epic COVID Disruptions

September 8, 2020

The last six months have been a roller coaster for meeting professionals. In a lively webinar last week, Smart Meetings founder and CEO Marin Bright gathered four Smart Women in Meetings Award winners—Cindy Brewer, principal with LEO Events; Desi Whitney, senior vice president of sourcing operations and industry relations with HPN Global; Stefanie Maragna, vice president of corporate marketing and events with Sage Intacct; and Cheryl Rogers, corporate events manager with Solara Medical Suppliers—who have been buckled in for the ride. Read More

DNC Won the Internet with Virtual Destination Roll Call

DNC Won the Internet with Virtual Destination Roll Call

August 24, 2020

Politics aside, meeting professional viewers watching the virtual Democratic National Convention may, understandably, have experienced flashbacks to roaming the aisles of IMEX America during the creatively staged state roll call on Tuesday night. And, they may have learned a thing or two about hybrid meeting production values along the way. Read More

How to Start a Diversity Conversation that Echoes Beyond the Ballroom

How to Start a Diversity Conversation that Echoes Beyond the Ballroom

July 21, 2020

Meeting planners do their best work when surrounded by people with diverse ideas and backgrounds. But what’s the best way to encourage everyone to speak up—and how do you get the right people in the room in the first place? Read More

How LEO Events Nails Immersion

How LEO Events Nails Immersion

June 21, 2019

When challenged to create a storybook that would help Walmart CEO Doug McMillon illuminate the company’s history in a “magical way” at its Shareholders Meeting in 2017, LEO Events got busy. Read More