202.742.5923 ext. 160
info [at] cbdmeetings [dot] com


Wedding Reception Planning, Event Planning

Services and Capabilities

CBD plans events in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, nationally in Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York, in the Bahamas and for our international partners. Our turnkey approach to spectacular events is second to none. We staff graphic designers, logistics managers, Public Relations Specialists and have an in-house offset and digital printing component. We have floor plans and specs on nearly every venue, convention center and meeting space in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and great relationships with our third party vendors. We also offer translation services in Spanish, Portuguese, French and German.


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What We Can Do

We can show you better than we can tell you.

Pre Event Guest Listing

Capabilities include guest list management through our online customer branded website or through the CBD pre-event registration system that ensures your guests are counted.

Event Planning & Production

Event planning, production and execution is a serious process. Our trained event planners cover every small detail. Capabilities include: concept design, decor, and venue negotiation.

Event Decor & Floral Design

Floral design, prop production, event lighting, specialty linens and more are delicately selected by our design team staff. Whether a grand design or a modest design, they’ve got  you covered. 

Marketing & Public Relations

All aspects of Marketing and Public Relations is handled by The Communications Agency. We offer a turnkey solution to branding, promotional products and messaging.

Concierge & Protocol

CBD has managed events at some of the most secure venues in Washington DC. We are experts at obtaining event permits, security clearances, guest arrival protocol and negotiation standards.

Sound and Audiovisual

Sound and audiovisual requirements for filmed concerts and speaker presentations, small and large meetings. We support: PowerPoint presentations, Webinars, Skype, Digital and Social Media. 

Graphic Design and Invitations

We design formal invitations, including: Letterpress, Cotton, Linen, Foil and custom services such as Calligraphy. We also sell card stock for DIY Invitations.

Special Event Lighting

Special event lighting capabilities include uplights, pinpoint lighting, spotlighting, lit event furniture, lighting for filming and other specialty lighting (i.e. gobos, signage and etc.).

Guest Registration

First impressions can either hype or spoil a guest’s mood. The CBD registration process has been carefully designed to provide an easy registration process.


Logistics Standards

The most important aspect of Event Planning are connections and the anticipation of last minute occurrences.
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  • 100 Guests or less
  • Venue Negotiation
  • Pre Registration Guest Listing
  • Event Invitation Design
  • Onsite Registration


$5,500 - 10,000
  • 100-200 Guests
  • Logistics Management
  • Venue Negotiation
  • Event Invitation Design
  • Onsite Registration


  • 200-300 Guests
  • Dedicated Sr. Account Manager
  • Venue Negotiation
  • Guest List Management
  • Premium Event Invitation
  • Enhanced Onsite Registration


  • Event Website
  • Venue Negotiation
  • Sr. Event Planner
  • Premium Event Invitations
  • Pre Event Registration
  • Live Chat Support
  • Onsite Registration Staff