Kent Barnard, our founder and CEO, has been actively involved in more than 300 events since 1978. His participation spans across various levels, from initiating new conferences to overseeing the entire logistics and taking ownership of significant conferences.r
KB conferences CEO
53 years experience
At KBC, we provide outstanding service and expertise across all facets of event production. Whether it’s turnkey operations that liberate your resources for core business activities or functioning as an extension of your sales and marketing teams, our primary aim is to ensure the success of your company’s events.
We excel in
crafting global conferences and
- user groups
- training seminars
- corporate events
Services We provide
KBC offers comprehensive turnkey planning and execution services for conferences, exhibition management, and tailored projects. Our services include:
and negotiation of hotel blocks/meeting spaces.
of competitive event timing for optimal date selection.
Specifications and management
of Audio-Visual vendors.
for all aspects, including meals, breaks, receptions, and special events.
Development of event websites
containing details for attendees, exhibitors, speakers, and press.
Online and onsite registration handling
including processing attendees, badges, ribbons, lanyards, and payment reconciliation.
Layout and creation
of conference programs, advertising, schedules, and printing.
Online exhibitor kits
exhibit hall floor layout, fire marshal approvals, and decorator selection.
Event flow recommendations
including expo schedules, speaker schedules, and complete onsite management.
Creation of banners
signage, conference bags, lanyards, and merchandise.
Design and distribution
of direct mailers, media advertising, web-banners, etc.
Full photography capability
including video/audio recording.
Management of onsite security
temporary staffing, and venue staff coordination.
Development and execution
of sponsorship programs, exhibitor requirements, and contact/selling.
Call for Papers/data capture of abstracts-bios-experience
covering scheduling, AV, and travel, press release creation and communication with media sponsors/partners
Speaker program coordination
Budget creation for the event
Strategic planning for marketing programs
Frequently asked questions
Time and money—plain and simple. Planning a meeting or conference can drain resources you didn’t even realize you had. Countless hours go into defining every detail, from the meeting site and catering to speakers, special events, accommodations, and registration.
The intricate nature of creating and running a conference or event makes it easy to overlook a simple yet crucial detail. That’s where KB Conferences steps in, understanding the ins and outs and ensuring nothing is missed.
With KBC at the helm, we can maximize your financial revenues, alleviate the stress of producing a major event, and deliver the success and professional benefits that both your conference and you deserve. Event production is our expertise, allowing us to focus solely on making your event shine.
Let KB Conferences handle all the intricate details and logistics, freeing up your organization’s professionals to utilize their time and expertise in shaping the overall vision of your event. In other words, let us take care of the nitty-gritty while you focus on the big picture.