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

  • “I knew I needed help, and I knew I wanted to work with an experienced event planning team who would be as committed to a positive outcome as I was – that is exactly what I got from Plan Ahead Events – Tampa Bay!”

    Susan E. Black-Beth, Founder

  • “We used Plan Ahead Events for our first conference, and it went off so well we used them again this year and it was bigger and better than ever!”

    Debra Lynch

  • “Plan Ahead Event’s Tampa Bay rendered invaluable assistance and expertise every step of the way.”

    Tony Leffin, President

  • “You make it look easy, but we all recognize how hard you work on our behalf. We would not think of doing it without you!”

    Ken Gordon, Area Developer

  • “Being a small franchise system, we really debated about whether or not to plan our conference ourselves. Thank goodness we decided not to do so and chose to work instead with Plan Ahead Events!”

    Debbie Shwetz, Co-Founder

  • “Your flexibility to adapt strategy quickly, according to our needs, was greatly appreciated.”

    Kevin Archibald, Marketing Manger

  • “We value the considerable expertise and depth of experience that they bring to all aspects of the planning and conduct of our conventions.”

    Steve White, Chief Operating Officer

  • “Thelma & Rose essentially have become part of our management team as we work together to ensure we put on a great show for our franchisees and stay within our budget. ”

    Chris Elliott, CEO

  • “Your planning talent, organizational skills and attention to detail were a true asset to their client.”

    Valerie Larsen, Sales Manager

  • “Your professionalism and creativity are greatly appreciated.”

    Deane L. Hashemi, Marketing & Promotions Director

  • “After working with Rose and Thelma, I can tell you unequivocally that using Plan Ahead Events is a must-have!”

    Brian Sanders, President

  • “By far, using Plan Ahead Events to run our World Expo has been one of the best business decisions we’ve made in the past 10 years.”

    “JT” Jim Tatem, President

  • “The Plan Ahead Events team helped us not only plan a great event, but helped with our vendors, trade show and sponsorships. Since they have been running our events it has not only become the best training event for our franchisees, but it has also become a”

    Mark Johnson, President

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.