Services & Clients

For associations and user groups

Velvet Chainsaw provides expert advice for improving annual meetings and events, education, exhibitor and sponsor programs, integrated marketing strategies (social media and traditional marketing), organizational development, programming, strategic planning and top-line revenue for association growth. Much of our consulting focuses on developing a comprehensive plan to drive short-term growth and long-term loyalty.

For tech and service providers

Velvet Chainsaw helps leading technology and service providers that support major conferences, tradeshows and education programming take their business to the next level. Most consulting projects are focused on increasing the businesses top-line revenue and achieving market dominance. We help with account acquisition, positioning your business as a thought leader, pricing and ROI strategies, account retention and penetration, and executive coaching and business planning.

Your Investment

We bill our consulting services by the project, day or hour. We pride ourselves on delivering high value and are usually able to get our heads around your business and growth opportunities fast. Contact us to discuss your needs.

Our Clients

Associations & User Groups

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Animal Hospital Association

American Association Of Law Libraries

American Water Works Association


Association Of American Medical Colleges

Association Forum of Chicagoland

California Society Of Association Executives


CoreNet Global

Council on State Taxation

Healthcare Financial Management Association

Higher Education User Group

Hospitality Financial And Technology Professionals

Institute of Food Technologists

International Society of Explosives Engineers

National Association of College Stores

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

National Speakers Association

National Association Of Secondary School Principals

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Professional Convention Management Association

Texas Society Association Executives


Balfour Beatty Construction

Intercontinental Hotels Group

Keppler Speakers

Marriott International (Association Masters Conference)

Service Providers


Corporate Event Interactive



Maritz Travel

Meetings Database Institute

Oscar Einzig

Technology Solutions

a2z, Inc.

Alliance Tech

Cast Software




Meeting Metrics

Newmarket International