Awards & Recognition

Events North Receives Pandemic On-Site Protocol Certification from Event Leadership Institute

Events North completed training in Pandemic On-Site Protocol through the Event Leadership Institute. With the pandemic impacting gatherings for the coming months and years, on-site staff play a frontline role in the monitoring, enforcing and handling of compliance with safety protocols and procedures. This course provides tactical knowledge to monitor and maintain a safe environment for all.

“As we venture back to in-person meetings, we knew we needed all the tools necessary to provide our clients with the safest meetings possible. This course was truly valuable as we make plans and navigate the future of in-person meetings,” says Meg Gutowski, Senior Meeting and Event Manager with Events North.

Events North Recognized as the Women Business Enterprise of the year by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan 

Events North was named the winner of the Women Business Enterprise of the Year by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan at the 15th Annual Award Ceremony (held virtually) on August 24, 2020.  This award highlights women owned businesses that provide outstanding customer service, keep BCBSM informed of industry trends and developments, bring forth cost saving ideas, and align to their goals and objectives.

Allison Beers of Events North Recognized as One of Corp! Magazine’s 2018 Most Valuable Entrepreneurs

In April 2018, Allison Beers of Events North was recognized by Corp! Magazine as one of their annual Most Valuable Entrepreneurs. The award from the magazine recognizes the people behind Michigan’s economic successes. 

View the full article here: 2018 Corp! Magazine Most Valuable Awards

Events North Named Best Meeting Planning Company at Michigan Meetings + Events Magazine 2019 Best Of Awards

Events North has won in the 14th annual Michigan Meetings + Events Best Of Readers’ Choice Awards in the category of best event planning company. Events North accepted the  team’s eighth award in the category at Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. 

View full article here: Michigan Meetings & Events Magazine Summer 2019

Events North named best of… 

Events North was named by Michigan Meetings + Events Magazine as Best Event Planning Company in 2010, 2011 & 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The Best Of awards are designed to honor the cream of the crop in the regional meetings and events industry.

Allison Beers named Rising Leader by Michigan Society of Association Executives

Michigan Society of Association Executives named Allison Beers a Rising Leader for 2013. 

Beers is one of the first to receive this inaugural honor from MSAE.  MSAE selected four professionals under the age of 35 in the association and hospitality industries that are making a positive impact in the industry and community and are committed to professional development.

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MSAE Rising Leader 2013

Allison Beers Recognized as a “40 Under 40” Industry Leader by Connect Association Magazine

Allison Beers, Owner of Events North, was recognized as an industry leader in Connect Association magazine’s “40 Under 40” feature in the spring 2016 issue. Connect Association is a national, B2B magazine that provides resources and ideas to meeting professionals and planners in the association and specialty meetings and events industry.

View full article here: The Next List: 2016 40 Under 40 – Allison Beers

Events North Staff inducted into Michigan Meetings + Events Magazine Hall of Fame

Allison Beers was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Best Special Events Planner by Michigan Meetings + Events Magazine.  The award ceremony was held at The Gem Theater in Detroit, MI. The Michigan Meetings + Events Magazine 2014 Hall of Fame inductee must have worked in the Industry for a minimum of 8 years, and also have acquired significant leadership roles and a passion for volunteerism in his or her community.

View full article here: MME Hall of Fame

Certified Women’s Business Enterprise by Great Lakes Women’s Business Council 

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council otherwise known as (WBENC) is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the country and major advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs. Events North is proud to wear this badge! 

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