Nationwide Event Planning Services

Taking Your Event to the Next Level

The key to a successful event is a well-developed strategy that covers every aspect of the planning process from start to finish.
Plan Ahead Events – Tampa Bay can help you ensure all of your bases are covered without missing a single detail.
As innovators and leaders in the event planning industry, we have the advantage of experience, advanced technology, and unique partnerships with companies that ensure your event goes according to plan and stays within budget. We’re confident we can help you bring your event to life, no matter where you’d like it to be held. We proudly serve clients from coast to coast!

  • U.S. Lawns
  • Tilted Kilt
  • APWA Florida Chapter
  • College Hunks
  • i9 Sports
  • Moran
  • PuroClean
  • SpeedPro Imaging
  • Beef 'O' Brady's
  • ISC2

We understand your need to ensure that every dollar you put towards your event is well-spent. With more than two decades of experience planning and managing trade shows and conventions, our team is equipped to handle events of all sizes. We’re proud to work with a wide range of clientele, from corporations, to franchises. Our competitive edge comes from our ability to quickly recognize and understand your end goal and execute the perfect game plan for success.

Contact Plan Ahead Events – Tampa Bay today by calling (727) 325-6177.

“Whether it's a national convention or a first time meeting, no event is too big or complex for our meeting professionals.”

- Thelma Ramey & Rose Shiflett
Owners, Plan Ahead Events - Tampa Bay
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Why Choose Our Industry-Leading Team?

Event planning is a multi-billion-dollar industry that’s constantly evolving. We understand that keeping up with these changes is essential to the success of your function, whether it be a meeting, an incentive travel event, an online service, or a trade show. That’s why we have a full team of experienced professionals who are well-versed in the effective strategies and solutions necessary for your event’s success. With our advanced technologies and expertise, you can rest assured everything will go as planned. Plan Ahead Events – Tampa Bay takes pride in exceeding expectations.

Our Tampa Bay-based event planning professionals have the tools you need to succeed. Call (727) 325-6177 to start planning your next event.

See An Event Come To Life

Hear It From Our Clients

  • “Their attention to detail and technical advise resulted in our best show ever!”

    Tony Leffin, President

  • “The ladies and staff at Plan Ahead Events have been our go-to event planners for the past 5 years.”

    “JT” Jim Tatem, President

  • “Your negotiation with the hotel and sub-contractors, leadership, organization and a management skills, and attention to every detail resulted in our coming in substantially under budget.”

    Kevin Archibald, Marketing Manger

  • “Everything went off according to plan. Our franchisees raved about the entire event.”

    Ken Gordon, Area Developer

  • “No one I have worked with in event planning addresses the detail and brings the event in on budget as well as Thelma & Rose.”

    Chris Elliott, CEO

  • “We couldn’t be happier with all they have brought to our organization and I would highly recommend them to anyone.”

    Mark Johnson, President

  • “You are incredibly professional and working with you is such a pleasure!”

    Debbie Shwetz, Co-Founder

  • “We look forward to working with your company again on many future programs.”

    Valerie Larsen, Sales Manager

  • “We look forward to working with your team on future promotions and openings.”

    Deane L. Hashemi, Marketing & Promotions Director

  • “When it comes to conventions, they are part of our family.”

    Steve White, Chief Operating Officer

  • “Using Plan Ahead Events is THE way to do Conven”

    Brian Sanders, President

  • “We are using them next year as well.”

    Debra Lynch

  • “I know working with PAE saved the event money, saved me time and frustration and made our attendees’ experience more enjoyable. ”

    Susan E. Black-Beth, Founder

A Step Ahead of Our Competitors

  • Saving You Time & Money

    We get your promotional products straight from the manufacturers through our ASI membership.

  • Unrivaled Buying Power

    Our established industry relationships will work to your benefit with hotels and venues.

  • Over 25 Years of Experience

    We've dedicated our careers to planning large-scale, successful events for clients nationwide.