NEXT LEVEL EVENT DESIGN

WHAT WE DO

Based in Chicago, Next Level Event Design works with international brands to craft unique, flawlessly executed events around the world. With a focus on creativity, flexibility, and attention to detail, we help our clients plan experiential events that consistently exceed expectations. Be as involved in the event design process as you like, or leave every last detail to us. Our greatest joy is bringing our clients’ event visions to life.

CREATIVITY

specializing in the “wow” factor
We’ll help you create something innovative that suits your needs, budgets, and goals.

QUALITY

leave the details to us
Trust our decades of experience and know that we will have all bases covered.

COMMITMENT

show your business in the best light
We partner with you from start to finish and provide seamless execution during your event.

SUPPORT

ready to collaborate or take the reins
We’ll support your event strategy team or handle everything from top to bottom.

MEET OUR TEAM

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Cathy Genetti
President and Founder
Fun Fact: solo piloted a private plane. (click to view Cathy's bio)
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Cory Fowkes
Director of Production
Fun Fact: has produced events on 5 of the 7 continents. (click to view Cory's bio)
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Rachel Frydenlund
Event Design & Marketing Strategist
Fun Fact: first attempt at growing a garden, planted over 60 varieties of vegetables and flowers; all from seed! Ultimately yielding enough fresh produce for a small farmers market!
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Tim Provost
Event Producer
Fun Fact: Once visited 20 National Parks in one summer
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Xan Guzik
Event Producer
Fun Fact: At the age of 20, I got a tattoo along with my 61 year old, white-haired grandma - much to my grandpa's chagrin! It was the tattoo shop's first grandmother/granddaughter combo!
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Justin Potter
Event Facilitator
Fun Fact: He’s related to Harry Potter - grandfather’s name is Harry.
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Katey Selix
Event Facilitator
Fun Fact: her go-to karaoke song? Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
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Lizzy Stachon
Event Facilitator
Fun Fact: played Division I collegiate basketball.
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Nick Foreman
Event Coordinator
Fun Fact: is a registered professional stuntman with the Screen Actors Guild.
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Jessie Harvey-White
Contract Event Producer
Fun Fact: She holds a Guinness World Record and has worked on events in 11 countries.
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Kathleen Clickett Newsome
Contract Producer
Fun Fact: performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in high school!
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Chuck Sansone
IT
Fun Fact: Learned to program computers on RadioShack TRS-80.

PRAISE

FROM OUR BLOG

#NLEDNoviceNelly does Industry Happy Hour Events
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From the Desk of Cory…It’s All Live, But Who’s Your Audience?
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This year’s Academy Awards had roughly 3,400 of Hollywood’s elite sitting together in the Dolby…

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#NLEDonthescene Winter 2016
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Dear 2016: Worry not – we’ve got this! With exciting projects and fresh concepts already…

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#NLEDNoviceNelly does the “12 Days of Christmas”
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Novice Nelly: She’s our witty, fun, yet fictitious, team member that takes us on her…

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From the Desk of Cory… Taking a Moment for Thanks!
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It’s crunch time, y’all!  And I don’t mean time to hit the gym (although, I…

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#NLEDonthescene: Fall Edition
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How is it already so? Our summer cocktails with frilly umbrellas and daydreaming on the…

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#NLEDNoviceNelly: There’s Protocol, then there’s Nelly
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Novice Nelly: She’s our witty, fun, yet fictitious, team member that takes us on her…

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From the Desk of Cory…Back to School
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Is it just us or is your Facebook feed filled with pictures of kids (of…

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#NLEDonthescene: Summer Edition
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Happy Summer from your pals at Next Level! If your summer is anything like ours,…

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#NLEDNoviceNelly: Perfection-ish?!?
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Novice Nelly: She’s our witty, fun, yet fictitious, team member that takes us on her…

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From the Desk of Cory…Telling Your Story
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Here we are, at the end of May, and we find ourselves sitting in gymnasiums…

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NLED Announces Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification
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It is with great pleasure that we announce: The NWBOC has certified Next Level Event…

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Next Level Event Design
332 S. Michigan Ave. 9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Telephone: 1.312.280.1366
Email: info@nextleveleventdesign.com