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About EVENTS +


Cathy M. Blackburn

Cathy M. Blackburn (President) started Events + twenty-four years ago to fulfill a pressing need in the event industry - event marketing and management expertise. Ms. Blackburn's prior experience included six years as Event Manager - Computer Systems Division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.






Events +
, Inc. client lists Microsoft Corporation, Rockwell Automation, Hewlett Packard, Intel, SAP, IBM, Cisco Systems and Adobe Systems. Events +, Inc. is dedicated to providing the turnkey management of your event. With over twenty years of event marketing experience, Events + brings a value added perspective to event management. This specialized insight will enable Events + to work with you on all of your projects and exceed all expectations.

Expertise in the Retail, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Professional Services, Public Sector, Legal, Automotive and Engineering Industry over the past 24 years.  We work closely with all show managements, partners and publications across all of these verticals managing conferences, trade shows, and executive events to make the environment and experience for our clients effortless.

For example in the Retailing Industry we have been the event company for Microsoft and its partners which include Hewlett Packard and Intel since 2000 at National Retail Federation Show and Retail Systems Show and other ancillary events throughout the year.

Events + will deliver the quality and breadth of service your program demands.


Upcoming Events
Come talk to us

January 14-16 2018
National Retail Federation Show
New York, NY

February 9-25 2018
2018 Winter Olympics
Pyeongchang, South Korea

Feb 25 - Mar 1 2018
Rockwell Automation
Business Alliance Meeting
Orlando, FL

March 11-15 2018
Rockwell Automation
Partner Network Conference
Orlando, FL

March 12-14 2018
Microsoft - Enterprise Connect
Orlando, FL

June 6-8, 2018
Microsoft - InforComm, Las Vegas, NV

June 10-15, 2018
Rockwell Automation - RATechED
San Diego CA

June 19-21, 2018
Microsoft - HITEC - Houston, TX

September 16-18, 2018
Retail Collaborate, Boston, MA

September 17-20, 2018
Rockwell Automation NA Sales Meeting, Chicago, IL

January 13-15, 2019
National Retail Federation Show - 2019
New York, NY


What our customers are saying:

“My only disappointment is that Linkedin only allowed be to choose three attributes that describe Cathy. She is quite amazing. I have hired her at HP and Adobe for many opportunities. She is incredibly thorough, provides great value and clearly a pro in her business. She has the unique ability to not only meet your budget but she is always thinking outside the box on how to get even more for your value. She is incredibly responsive and creative. I would not only recommend her but hire her again!!”
-LaVon Collins| Cisco Systems

“Cathy brings a high level of professionalism to the table alongside a genuinely charming personality. I look forward to doing business with her organization again down the line.”
-Adam Dailey| Ludos Sports