GET A JOLT FROM DOVETAIL

Do your employees come to work early, rip-roaring-and-ready to go? Do your sales channels operate at full steam, knocking goals out-of-the-park? Is your suggestion box overflowing with innovative ideas? If not, Dovetail can help you change that.

Dovetail Event Partners, LLC is a woman-owned (WBENC certified) business that produces unforgettable incentive programs, effective meetings, and dynamic reward and recognition events. We are Boston based and support clients around the country, providing them with services on a worldwide basis. We pride ourselves on our ability to perfectly match a client's requirements with our resources and capabilities to provide a streamlined service offering. Whether providing a la Carte service or operating as a turnkey, single-source partner, our strategic solutions help clients achieve their specific goals.

We are ready to help you motivate, stimulate, and engage your corporate audience. How? Some call it an extra shot of espresso - or passion - or just plain enthusiasm. Whatever it is, we've got it, and we want to share it with you.

HOW CAN WE WAKE UP YOUR TEAM?


OUR STORY

(AND WE'RE STICKING TO IT!)

Our experienced team runs with the bulls. We pride ourselves at concurrently being right-brained creative mavens and left-brained mathematicians. We adeptly balance budgets, manage timetables, transform spaces, and create dazzling memories. Most of all, we're passionate about delivering client excellence. While we stop short of professing to leap tall buildings in a single bound, we WILL stay up all night to make sure your program or project launches flawlessly. Simply said, we care, and our 100% client retention rate is the testimony.

We understand that getting the best value for your investment is paramount to your bottom line, as well as to your overall satisfaction level. Our low overhead allows us to keep costs down, and thus, our management fees competitive. More importantly, each project is approached on a personal level with relationships built on respect, integrity, and trust - the value of which, we feel, is priceless.

Our energies are focused on building true partnerships. The synergy that Dovetail brings to each project not only fosters innovation, but also ensures that no detail is overlooked, and that all arrangements reflect the prestige and culture of our clients' organizations. Every project is viewed as an opportunity to stretch our imaginations, challenge assumptions, and ultimately exceed expectations.

WHAT WE DO

Dovetail Event Partners produces unforgettable incentive programs, effective meetings, and dynamic reward and recognition events.

INCENTIVE PROGRAMS
BUSINESS MEETINGS
CORPORATE EVENTS

Incentive Programs

  • Incentive Travel
    • Strategic Planning
    • Sourcing
    • Budget Creation &
      Adherence
    • Air Travel
    • Program Management
    • Registration Services
    • Web Services
    • Creative Services/Communication
    • Production
    • ROI and Data Analytics
  • Merchandise Awards
    • On-line Global Awards
      Platform
    • Communications
    • ROI and Data Analytics

Business Meetings

  • Sales Meetings
  • Product Launches
  • User Group Conferences
  • Employee Engagement
    Programs
    • Strategic Planning
    • Sourcing
    • Budget Creation &
      Adherence
    • Air Travel
    • Project Management
    • Registration Services
    • Creative Services/
      Communications
    • ROI and Data Analytics



Corporate Events

  • Product Launches
  • Celebratory Occasions
  • Team Building
  • Employee Engagement

MEET OUR TEAM

LAURA YATES

Title: The Big Kahuna (AKA President)
Never leaves home without: Her pashmina for the airplane
Best packing tip: Buy two of everything and never unpack the essentials.
Can't stop saying: "Let's figure it out!"
Mantra: It's not the size of the company that matters - but quality of the people.
What more clients are looking for: A trusted partner

A 25-year industry veteran, Laura has successfully and enthusiastically supported numerous clients within the automotive, high-tech, manufacturing, distribution, insurance, and finance industries. As a hands-on manager, she is involved with all of Dovetail clients' projects.

ABBY ARPANO

Title: Master of Ceremonies (AKA Vice President, Operations)
Never leaves home without: Her iPhone (& chapstick!)
Favorite Venue for a private event: Toss-up between El Zanjon in Buenos Aires (http://www.elzanjon.com.ar) or Pavillons of Bercy in Paris (http://www.pavillons-de-bercy.com)
Most impressive conference service staff: Westin Waterfront in Boston
Most satisfying part of her job: Overhearing an attendee say, "This was the best yet"

Abby's depth of experience and sharp focus on addressing clients' specific needs are keys to her success. As a skilled negotiator, she has the keen ability to manage our ongoing vendor relationships while concurrently maximizing our clients' budgets. She understands a client's goals and implements strategies that will achieve them.

SHERRY IMBROGNA

Title: Techno Queen (AKA Director of IT and Client Experience)
Never leaves home without: Her mini tool kit
Latest professional credential: Project Management Professional, PMP
Favorite nerdy activities: Toss up between writing PHP and MySQL scripts and taking online programming classes
What does she see trending in the industry: Mobile apps
What makes her tick: Strategic problem solving

Sherry is responsible for client website development, database management, customer service, and IT initiatives such as mobile application development. Prior to joining Dovetail Event Partners in 2009, Sherry worked for a Fortune 500 company as a senior project manager in software development.

LAURENCE HONAN

Title: Solutions Architect (AKA Senior Operations Manager)
Never leaves home without: An external hard drive
What keeps her in balance?: Vinyasa Power yoga in a 95 degree studio
Languages spoken: French, English, German and, of course, a dose of unintentional Franglish
Loves it when: People discover she is a woman behind all those emails signed "Laurence"
What's trending in incentive travel: Cultural learning and giving back

Born in Paris and raised in the South of France, Laurence has been in the industry for nearly 20 years. Prior to coming to the US to work for an incentive company (where she originally met Laura and Abby), she worked in the hospitality industry on the Cote d'Azur and for a DMC in London. She is a consummate professional, lover of good food and wine, a fountain of creative ideas, and a maniac when it comes to details.

BRANT RICE

Title: Fly Boy (AKA Senior Group Specialist)
How he connects with Dovetail: Employee of Dovetail's totally awesome air partner, AFS (http://www.airfulfillment.com)
Favorite airline: Singapore Airlines (meaning, of course, the first-class SUITES on an A-30 airbus!)
Typical use of a Sunday afternoon: Monitoring a group's flight arrival or departures status from his laptop
What makes his day: Flights that depart and land on time!

Since vanity dictates that Brant not disclose exactly how many years he has been in the industry, we will just say that he is a "well-seasoned travel industry veteran!" Most recently, prior to working for AFS (group travel), Brant was employed by their parent company, USTravel (corporate and leisure travel). He has interacted with all types of travelers and understands the special attention that senior executives and incentive qualifiers require. His can-do attitude and personalized, high-touch service results in his being continually requested to be the lead air agent on Dovetail programs.

HAYLEY & LIZ

Title: Outstanding Interns
Their history with Dovetail: Long-time friends, Liz and Hayley were recruited to assist with all things Dovetail, from our large pre-trip mailings to onsite program assistance, and most recently to helping us devise a new marketing strategy.
Field of Study: Marketing & Communications
What they bring to Dovetail: Phenomenal attention to detail, excellent customer service, a passion for travel, and a tireless drive to getting the job done right!
Colleges: Hayley is a Junior at Emerson College in Boston and Liz is a Junior at The Commonwealth Honors College at UMass Amherst.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

AW SHUCKS...

"The service outline that you presented to us at the beginning of our planning was everything you promised and then some."

"I wanted to send you a note to let you know how impressed I was with the services you provided for our User-Group event in April. It would not have been such a success without someone of your stature."

"Please accept my most sincere thanks for the incredible trip to Monte-Carlo that you and your team organized for us. We put our most prestigious incentive travel program in your hands and you did not disappoint us."

"Having worked with you in the past, knowing that you and your team are now involved with our customer program is our guarantee that everything will be handled perfectly."

"Through the efforts of you and your team, our guests were treated to a travel award they will remember forever. I can't wait to see what the Dovetail team comes up with for next year's program!"

"Thank you to and your staff from the bottom of my heart for making our event so outstanding!"

START THE CONVERSATION

Yes! You can call us, we actually answer our phones,
isn't that refreshing?

To contact Dovetail Event Partners, please call us at: (978) 952-2852

Dovetail Event Partners
311 Great Road, Suite 2
Littleton, MA USA 01460

lyates@dovetaileventpartners.com