Testimonials

Speaking of thank you, I just want to echo our other Board members’ thanks for the great work you do on behalf of the chapter.   Engaging your team was probably the single most effective decision the Board has made in the time I’ve been associated with it.  

And you’re not only great at what you do, you’re great to work with! 

– Bob LaPorte, SC HIMSS President


Linda has helped the North Carolina Health Information and Management Systems Society (NCHIMSS) grow its reputation, reach, and membership over the past 2 years. As an all-volunteer organization, NCHIMSS faced challenges of meeting timelines and maintaining momentum. Linda and Event Planning Solutions provides the guidance, structure, and logistical planning talent that NCHIMSS needed.

The decision to bring Linda in has definitely made a positive difference in how NCHIMSS approaches and manages its educational opportunities and events. Most importantly, not only has this helped NCHIMSS internally, but this has exponentially expanded the ability for NCHIMSS to help others and take its mission to the next level.

– Cathy Durbin, NC HIMSS Program Chair


I highly recommend Event Planning Solutions. Organizing our meetings, planning events, developing and distributing web and print content, and numerous other services which were once burdensome and time consuming are now addressed timely and professionally by EPS, allowing us to focus on content, networking, and applying industry expertise to our goals.  Our investment has produced a two-fold return to the organization’s effectiveness and ability to grow. 

– Nathan White, NC HIMSS President & CIO Appalachian Regional Healthcare System


 Event Planning Solutions had an immediately positive impact on our Association. Without delay, they began rebuilding membership databases, auditing financials, improving communications with current members, and recruiting potential members. In addition, they coordinated our national conference, which was not only a tremendous success, but it was also the first profitable meeting CMA hosted.

If you are looking for a professional association management company that pays attention to the smallest details, caters to the membership and supports the Board of Directors, be certain to hire Event Planning Solutions.

Without reservation, I can say that the best decision I made as President of CMA was hiring Event Planning Solutions.

– Ted McNaught, President, Critical Messaging Association


For the last two years my organization has been using Event Planning Solutions to plan/organize/run and market our annual Oracle user conference (Great Lakes Oracle Conference, aka GLOC ). That decision has removed a tremendous amount of work from our volunteers and allowed us to focus our energy on our strengths.

Linda/Leslie/Melissa are not only extremely good at organizing and running big events, they are easy to work with and deeply knowledgeable. I highly recommend considering a contract with them if you have something complicated that needs motivated professionals to help pull off smoothly and efficiently. They truly define excellent customer service.

– John Hurley, President, Northeast Ohio Oracle Users Group (NEOOUG)


Thanks again for another great conference. Of all the conferences we’ve attended, (Oracle OpenWorld, ODTUG, PSOUG, AjaxWorld, etc), VOUG and SEOUC have been the best in terms of organization, quality of attendees and presentations, and exhibit hall layout.

I look forward to VOUG in the fall.

– John Krahulec, Executive VP & COO, Bizwhazee, LLC


Our attendees and vendors consistently tell me they appreciate the personal attention from our conference staff – and that’s why we use Event Planning Solutions as our sole conference planner for all future events. They put together high-quality events, with minimal oversight from us.

– Craig Warman, CRT, Inc.


As the owner of a small technology training and consulting company, Event Planning Solutions has allowed me to focus on what I do best. Their team takes my best marketing attempts and transforms them into what I want people to see: an intelligent, cutting-edge, high-value, and courteous company. I’ve been very impressed with their attention to budget while developing a holistic marketing strategy that reduces the risk of missing a prospect. The relentless effort to contact the professional community leaders has enabled me to reach prospects that I either don’t have the time to reach myself or I simply could not get access to. They are very flexible, highly skilled, and courteous, yet will fight for you when necessary.

– Craig Shallahamer, OraPub, Inc.


Event Planning Solutions makes planning a conference painless for a conference chairperson. Their team anticipates what needs to be completed; therefore they are always two steps ahead in the planning process. Their attention to detail, personal touches, and creativity result in an outstanding, well-organized, polished conference.

– Jim McLochlin, Stratus Communications


Linda, and the Event Planning Solutions team are a tremendous asset to our organization. I highly recommend Event Planning Solutions to anyone who wants an organized, well-structured, and fun meeting. We wish we would have found them years ago!

– Gary Brake, Dial a Page


Quotes From Conference Speakers:

I have been to national conferences and this is the most organized, well-thought-out conference program booklet I have ever seen.
– Jim Raper, City of Charlotte

My session attendees thought this conference was a great value for the money. The speakers are top-notch and the conference staff did a great job planning the layout and networking events.
– John Claxton, Independent Consultant


Quotes From Participating Vendors:

We were extremely pleased with the trade show we attended that was organized by Event Planning Solutions. Their attention to detail was evident. The conference was very well attended, our exhibit area was located very centrally and was easily accessible, and we had a great conference. This trade show was a 10 out of 10 for us and we would definitely exhibit at another conference they manage.
– Jennifer McNeill, President and CEO, CipherSoft, Inc.

This event was very well organized. It should be the model for other user groups to use.
– Fred Von Cannon, President, Maverick Solutions

Excellent, Top Notch, Great Food, Good Hotel, Great Staff.
– Dave Klein, Principal, B2B Solutions


Quotes From Conference Attendees:

“This conference exceeded my expectations, the Omni staff was wonderful & so were the organizers — Linda & her team.”

“This was a very well-arranged event, comparable to the International Oracle Users Group Collaborate event.”

“One of the best I have been to! Extremely well-thought-out and well-planned conference.”

“Great Show! Linda and her team do an excellent job and I’m looking forward to next year.”

“Staff was knowledgeable. The EPS team is bright and attentive, incredibly helpful and fun.”

”Best VOUG Conference I have attended and I have attended many.”

“Well organized with pertinent content. Food was excellent.”