Preferred Provider — Top 10 Wisconsin Meeting & Event Suppliers

Making your event a smash hit can often rest on the services of vendors outside your organization. When your group is ready to go hybrid or live in-person, you can ensure success with this list of go-to suppliers you know you can count on! For quality, dependability, timeliness, and value, we recommend you check out these Wisconsin event suppliers who will come through for you every time.

Got virtual or hybrid?

In challenging times its critical to get your message out to your audience from a company with experience. These companies are experts at that.

Conference Technologies Inc.

What they do: Conference Technologies, Inc.® is a leading custom audio visual systems integration solutions specialist.

Why we like them: From personalized web design and registration, on-site production, virtual and in-person studio setups, to endless creative options and add-ons, CTI has all of the pieces for executing a seamless event that your team and your audience will remember with 1 Wisconsin & 3 Iowa locations. From personalized web design and registration, on-site production, virtual and in-person studio setups, to endless creative options and add-ons, CTI has all of the pieces for executing a seamless event that your team and your audience will remember.

Celebrations Entertainment

What they do: Celebrations Entertainment is the premier entertainment and event services company in Southern Wisconsin.

Why we like them: Celebrations Entertainment has a state of the art live streaming studio that is ready to host your next event! It features studio lighting, interchangeable backdrops, professional audio, high speed internet and much more. Celebrations Entertainment can assist with managing all the virtual participants and speakers to mixing microphone levels and camera feeds and create a hybrid conference with both in person and virtual participants.

Picture this

It doesn’t make good economic sense for you to keep expensive AV equipment on site. But, when it’s time for the big board meeting or that important convention presentation, you want state-of-the-art technology. Time to call in the techs.

Audio Visual of Milwaukee

What they do: In business since 1980, AVM is a full-service provider specializing in presentation technologies.

Why we like them: AVM not only provides the equipment, but their trained technicians deliver, set up, and even run the show for you. They offer a complete inventory of audio equipment (microphones, speakers, mixers, etc.) and video equipment (projectors, screens, monitors, cameras, etc.), AV accessories (tripod easels, flip chart easels, lecterns, etc.) and support services on site. They have additional locations in Madison and Green Bay.

Set things in motion

Getting guests and attendees from point A to point B can be a logistical challenge. Retaining the services of a professional transportation company is essential for transporting them safely, in a timely manner, and with dependability.  

Presidential Limousine Service LTD

What they do: Presidential Limousine Service LTD is a professional transportation company catering to a variety of businesses, VIPs, and individuals.

Why we like them: First-class service and a variety of brand new vehicles distinguishes Presidential from the competition. Their fleet can accommodate groups up to 300 and include Cadillac and Lincoln sedans, Suburban SUV and Cadillac Escalade ESVs, stretch limousines, Mercedes limousines, limousine-style busses, and mini-coach style busses. Vehicles range in size to accommodate 1 to 32 passengers.

Going in style

A good venue is like a blank canvas, allowing you to add stylish touches to the décor to make it aesthetically pleasing for your guests. From linens to tableware, vases to chairs, a good event décor supplier and meeting and event planning service is key to pulling together the look and theme of your event.

A-mazing Events

What they do: A full-service event and meeting planning organization that offers a comprehensive list of services including strategic meeting and event management, venue and location search, event design, and supplier/vendor coordination, as well as rentals.

Why we like them: In addition to a full range of meeting and event planning services, A-mazing Events offers specialty linen rentals in hundreds of colors, fabrics, patterns, and sizes. Choose from covers, chair pads, table runners, and more. Décor consulting, set up and take down services are also available. A-mazing Events also carries unique rentals, including chocolate fountains, backdrops and draping, illuminated furniture and vases, and themed props to name just a few.  

Event Essentials

What they do: Based in Windsor, Wisconsin, Event Essentials offers a complete selection of rental services, design services, and tent rentals.

Why we like them: Rental services include consultation with staff, access to a large inventory, pick up and return, or delivery, set up, install, take down, and pick up. Additionally, their design service includes professional consultation on event elements, such as theme, color, and arrangement. Finally, Event Essentials carries a wide range of tents for rent. From pole tents to frame tents and tent accessories, they’ll assist you with layout, table arrangement, and more.

That’s entertainment

Great entertainment can make or break your event. Make sure to make it memorable with talented entertainers booked through a professional agency that knows the ins and outs of keeping your guests entertained.

SERU Speakers & Events-R-Us

What they do: Serving Milwaukee, Chicago, Lake Geneva, and the Midwest, SERU is your single source for speakers, entertainment, team building events, floral design, transportation, games, and rides.

Why we like them: From exciting casino nights to compelling speakers to DJs, impersonators, comedians and more, SERU offers an extensive range of entertainment options. Their destination management services, and event floral design will assist you with all the details, while their transportation services help you with logistics.

Savor the flavor

A really fine meal can be the centerpiece of your event. Choosing a talented caterer who can serve up something both delicious and unforgettable should be the first item on your planning menu.

Bartolotta Catering & Events

What they do: Bartolotta Catering brings four-star cuisine to corporate events, parties, social events, and more.

Why we like them: Whether you’re serving 5 or 5,000 guests, the staff will work with you closely to customize your event and menu. Your dedicated team will assist you in overseeing every aspect of your event. Bartolotta venues are some of the finest in Wisconsin, and include Bacchus, Downtown Kitchen, Harbor House, Joey Gerard’s, and Lake Park Bistro, among others.

The Marq

What they do: The Marq is a catering company located in De Pere, Wisconsin. Their focus is on creating marquee events as the area’s premiere catering company.

Why we like them: Multiple upscale venues are available including French Road as well as off-site catering at Olde 41, Heritage Hill, National Railroad Museum, Downtown Green Bay’s Lewis Auto Museum, Green Bay Botanical Garden, or a location of your choosing. On-site menu options or customized menus are available.

Zilli Hospitality Group

What they do: Zilli Hospitality Group (ZHG) has been making your Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin catered events unforgettable for more than 50 years.

Why we like them: Exclusive onsite caterer of multiple Milwaukee area venues including: Coast, Miller Room, Zilli Lake & Gardens, The Domes, The Annex, Milwaukee Public Museum, Steigleder Special Exhibits Gallery, Milwaukee Community Sailing Center and Hales Corners Boerner Botanical Gardens.