All-in-one event planning, marketing, and production

CDM Event Planning

Coffee Date Media seamlessly blends event production with marketing to produce luxury corporate events, retreats and launch parties with high end sophistication, concierge-level service and your business goals in mind.

Create an event your attendees will remember–and one your bottom line will thank you for.

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events your guests and Business will love.

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Launch Party


Awards Show

BAsh or Blowout

Media & Event Production

Our special sauce lies in the synergy of our team. With a mountain of tasks, event logistics and design details that will take your event from ordinary to OMG, CDM excels at managing it all.

Sourcing top tier creative partners, we are able to deliver a custom experience with unique concepts, unforgettable details and meticulous coordination.

Event Planning & Design

Strategy & Marketing

Media & Event Production

We’re not just great at planning your event; we’re great at filling the seats, too. We’ll use our content marketing expertise to make sure your ideal audience knows about your event–and knows they can’t miss it.

Strategy & Marketing

Event Planning & Design

Media & Event Production

Create an unforgettable attendee experience with the help of our on-site production team. Our A/V team uses technology to create an engaging, interactive production, while our on-site coordinators ensure your event is perfect down to the last detail. Our attendee experience experts make your guests feel totally immersed from the moment they arrive. 

Event Planning & Design

Strategy & Marketing


What we do:

Phase 1: Event Vision & Objectives

The initial phase sets the foundation for the entire planning process. Our event planning team will begin by discussing and finalizing each of these items for your project:

  • Goals and Objectives
  • Researching Venues, Vendors and Creative Partners
  • Budgeting Allocations
  • Event Blueprint
  • Initial Design Concepts
  • Marketing Plan Overview

Phase 2: Vendor Selection

Collaborating with the best the events industry has to offer, we will facilitate all of the moving parts to ensure your event can be executed with precision and professionalism. Through main stage speakers, breakout sessions and more, our priority is to keep guests engaged and excited about what’s to come. During this phase, our focus will be:

  • Vendor Presentation
  • Contracts & Booking
  • Speaker Selection/Conversations (if applicable)
  • Sponsorships
  • Travel & Accommodations

Phase 3: Design & Development

Keeping attendee experience at the forefront and infusing your mission right into the design, we ensure every detail is intentional, increases brand awareness and elevates your event. You can expect:

  • Comprehensive Design Plan Presentation
  • Create marketing materials for event
  • Design day-of marketing
  • Prototyping & Installation Renderings

Phase 4: Event Marketing

As content marketing experts, marketing for your event is built into our entire planning process. But at this phase, we really make the magic happen, filling your seats and turning your production into the can’t-miss event of the year for your ideal audience. We’ll take care of:

  • Press Releases
  • Ticket sales
  • Long-form and short-form marketing content production
  • Social media marketing strategy
  • Social media advertising
  • Email marketing strategy

Phase 5: Event Production

Your event will be perfect, down to the last detail. From setup to breakdown and everything in between, our expert team will ensure your event runs so smoothly that you’ll forget we’re even there (and that’s the point). Here’s a snapshot:

  • Itinerary/timeline creation
  • Speaker & session confirmation
  • Final vendor meetings & confirmations
  • Finalizing day-of marketing materials
  • Venue(s) setup, installation, and breakdown
  • A/V setup, production, and breakdown
  • Event coordination and management

Our goal is to give you and your team the freedom to focus on what matters most. Let us handle the nitty gritty details, design and logistics to make your event an overwhelming success.

Our Process

We’re your all-in-one event planning, marketing, and production team. We focus on curating intentional details and a phenomenal attendee experience to create an event your guests will remember.

We’re in business too, so we understand that your event is not just an experience for your guests–it’s also meant to support your business goals. We’ll ensure that your event is a win-win for both your attendees and your business.

With 50+ years of combined event planning, marketing, and event production experience, you can count on us to provide concierge-level service and flawless execution.

Why Choose CDM?

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Why should I hire an event planner for my corporate event?

Frequently Asked Questions

In short, hiring an event planner is the only way to guarantee the success of your event. Hiring a planning team means you can keep your team members focused on what matters while we do the rest. 

By hiring CDM, you are utilizing a marketing and event production powerhouse that will create an experience that leaves your guests wishing the party would never end–and coming back year after year.

How far in advance should we begin planning?

On average, large corporate event planning experiences begin 6-8 months before event day. However, with our expert team on board, we are happy to discuss shorter (or longer) planning times.

Where do you plan events? Are you available for travel?

We are based in North Carolina, but we love to travel and are available to bring your corporate event to life nationwide. 

Is there a minimum budget that you require?

You can expect to spend a minimum of $300-500 per guest for your upcoming event. This is all inclusive of event planning, venues, vendors, details, etc. Marketing, speakers and additional PR are not included in this budget.

Where can we learn more about CDM's Event Planning Services?

We'd love to speak to you to hear more about your event and how we can help. Fill out our events inquiry form, and we'll reach out to you within 3-4 business days to set up a call. 

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