Event Management

John M. Palatiello & Associates combines more than 35 years experiences in the event industry, specializing in arranging credits for professionals and planning events with Congress & Senate leaders in attendance. Our event consultants are regarded as experts in their industry, planning events across the nation for corporations and non-profits in the construction industry field.

Strategic Planning

JMPA can assist your senior management team with development of your firm or organization’s strategic direction. Acting as an unbiased, independent facilitator, JMPA professionals can lead your firm through an internal analysis, as well as an evaluation of external influences affecting your growth, success and profitability. We help establish strategic goals, objectives and directions for your organization by implementing a systematic process for helping you direct your business to where you want it to go. We help you develop a dynamic plan, with action items containing measures, benchmarks and milestones. JMPA’s strategic planning services are designed to create a vision for the future of your firm or organization, through the implementation of short term actions. We help you develop a meaningful mission statement that will focus your organization’s effort. It’s a process that aligns your short-term decisions with your long-term goals.

Public Relations

Creating a public image for your firm is critical to its success. Public relations can enhance your stature, reputation and market position before targeted audiences. It is a critical adjunct to your sales and marketing efforts, but one that is often overlooked. JMPA’s public relations services will help you gain exposure in the media, in front of public policy decision makers, clients and prospective clients. JMPA is experienced in media placement, special events, user group meetings, education programs, workshops and conferences, presentations – a multi-media, comprehensive approach to building and maintaining your exposure and standing in targeted markets and audiences. 

How we do it.

We are offering support to governments, cities, membership associations, organizing committees and private companies in the course of securing, promoting, planning, delivering and analyzing major events.

Event Operations – we plan and run your event

  • Venue scouting and analysis
  • Venue development and overlay planning
  • Advice on public permitting, health and safety and medical operation
  • Project budget management and procurement
  • Stakeholder management
  • Planning and management of general infrastructure, security, transport, accommodation, cleaning and waste, food and beverage, accreditation, city operations, logistics
  • Planning and management of technology
  • Event and venue general management

Event Consulting – we support you to plan and run your event

  • Advice for the set-up of multi-stakeholder organizational structures
  • Event foundation planning
  • Event strategic planning
  • Supervision of event observer tours
  • Operational readiness exercises
  • Event delivery quality assurance and post event analysis
  • Transfer of knowledge systems and workshops
  • Definition and implementation of legacy schemes
  • Production of technical manuals

Technological Services and Products – we support you to pick the most suitable and cost effective technological solutions to run your event

  • Technology consulting
  • Advice on online based event management systems including registration/accreditation functionality
  • Provision of an online based event management systems including registration/accreditation functionality
  • Customer satisfaction tool based on a mobile application (iOS and Android) to monitor and steer event service quality
  • Token based tool enabling networking, digital document collection and lead generation within an event specific social community including export function

Event Hosting – we support you, no matter if potential event host or event property owner, in order to define and reach your goals

  • Lead strategic advice both for potential event hosts and event property owners
  • Feasibility studies
  • Specialist advice on technical topics
  • Production of event key fact presentations for event property owners
  • Event property representation towards and negotiation with potential event hosts
  • Production of bid documentation for potential event hosts
  • Bid project management for potential event hosts

Where our events have been held.

  • Sun Valley, Idaho
  • Stowe, Vermont
  • Vail, Colorado
  • Sea Island, Georgia
  • Monterey, California
  • Southampton, Bermuda
  • Big Sky, Montana
  • Asheville, North Carolina
  • Whistler, BC, Canada
  • Bretton Woods, NH
  • Sun Valley, Idaho
  • Brewster, Cape Cod, Mass
  • Incline Village/Tahoe, Nevada
  • Bolton Landing, New York
  • Snowmass, Colorado
  • Rockport, Maine
  • Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
  • Sunriver, Oregon
  • Traverse City, Michigan
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Miami, Florida
  • London, UK
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Staunton, VA
  • Reston, VA
  • Hunt Valley, MD
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Solomons, MD
  • Linthicum Heights, MD
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Waynesboro, VA
  • Lynchburg, VA
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Gaithersburg, MD
  • Herndon, VA
  • Dulles, VA
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • Crystal City, VA
  • Arlington, VA
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Traverse City, MI
  • Henderson, NV
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Palm Harbor, FL
  • Sun River, OR
  • Torry Pines, CA
  • Sanibel Island, Florida
  • Asheville, North Carolina
  • Hyannis, Cape Cod, Mass
  • Whitefish, Montana
  • Kennebunkport, Maine
  • Squaw Valley, California
  • Jackson Hole, Wyoming


  • Sanibel Island, Florida
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Key Biscayne, Florida
  • Disney World, Florida
  • Coronado Island, California
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Captiva Island, Florida
  • Newport Beach, California
  • Duck Key, Florida
  • Marina del Rey, California
  • San Diego, California
  • Waikoloa, Hawaii
  • Acapulco, Mexico
  • Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii
  • Rose Hall, Jamaica
  • Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Duck Key, Florida
  • Litchfield, Arizona
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI
  • San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
  • Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Naples, Florida
  • Rancho Mirage, California
  • Palm Springs, California
  • Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI
  • Kaanapali, Maui, Hawaii
  • Lucaya, Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sunny Isle (Miami Beach), Florida
  • Torrey Pines/La Jolla (San Diego), California
  • Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
  • Palm Harbor, Florida
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Vail, Colorado
  • Lake Tahoe, Nevada
  • Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • San Francisco, California
  • Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Snoqualmie, Washington
  • Durango, Colorado

Management and Marketing Consulting

JMPA assists its clients with a full menu of consulting services to assure its success, market position, productivity and profitability.

Management Consulting services include management audits; business plan development; employee surveys; operations planning and implementation; organizational restructuring; branch office assessment and evaluation;

Marketing Consulting services include marketing audits; client satisfaction monitoring; web site planning, design, development & maintenance; market intelligence studies, newsletter and publications development; public relations; market research; office location studies; and competitive analysis.

Mergers & Acquisitions services include confidential identification of prospects; acquisition search and research; firm sale representation; negotiation assistance and consulting; business valuation (through strategic partner) and post-merger staff and organizational integration.

Conference & Meeting Planning JMPA is experienced in planning and implementing corporate and association retreats and meetings; special events planning and management; user group meetings; legislative and Washington fly-in conferences and convention management. JMPA services in conference and meeting planning include site selection (site selection and contract negotiations); meeting consulting (meeting design and organization, budgeting) and meeting management (general management and implementation, speaker organization, participant coordination, registration and on-site management)

Ownership Transition/Merger and Acquisition Consulting

JMPA assists with planning for and executing an ownership transition. Whether your interests is buying or selling a firm, the JMP&A team has the expertise and experience to guide you through the process with training and consulting, confidential searches for a buyer or to identify an acquisition, valuations, and assistance to accomplish a successful transition, merger, sale, or acquisition that achieves your goals.

Government Relations

When a firm encounters a difficulty with the Federal government, the solution is often found by talking to the right person in Congress or a Federal agency. JMP&A helps arrange meetings and assists its clients by making sure its views are heard by the right government officials. JMP&A knows Washington. They know where to find information their client’s competitors don’t even know exists. JMP&A scours Federal agencies to provide clients the most accurate, up-to-date, and useful data on legislation, Federal programs, studies, markets, projects, budgets and information. JMP&A acts as your Washington representative. From getting to see the right government officials, obtaining the information you need or being represented at important meetings, JMP&A knows how to cut through the red tape and serve your best interests in the complex world of our Nation’s Capital. JMP&A also provides government relations training and research. Whether it is organizing a “fly-in”, tracking legislation, training key company employees or association members, developing legislative strategy, or research and writing issues papers and drafting legislation, JMP&A is experienced and effective.

Association Management

JMP&A offers a full range of association management services. From full management of association functions including meetings, publications, website, governmental affairs and public relations, to any single association function, JMP&A brings decades of experience.