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Corporate & Virtual

Details can make or break an event. From awards ceremonies to product launches to fundraiser galas, our team works alongside our clients to understand the primary objectives for each event.  We will generate new concepts and weave each detail together cohesively to achieve these goals whether your event is live or held in a virtual setting.

No two events should feel alike and Creative Consulting specializes in producing one of a kind experiences that will generate a more effective, dynamic reach to your clientele. With decades of experience managing complex events, we will make sure you stay on time, on budget and get the most impact for your money.

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Destination & Incentive

From corporate retreats to incentive trips to weddings, each event in a destination location provides additional creative layers in the planning process. Our team’s experience planning and producing events from coast to coast and internationally enables us to navigate new locations with practiced ease.

Designed to create a single brand experience, we will manage your venue and vendor selections, coordinate hotel accommodations and transportation, arrange events and entertainment, and oversee each and every detail in between to ensure that all aspects of your event are executed seamlessly.

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Social Settings

Life’s greatest moments are meant to be celebrated. Whether planning an anniversary, birthday, bar/bat mitzvah, or an intimate summer dinner party with friends, our team is here to help you create a memorable experience that is unlike any other.

Finding the perfect setting, incorporating personalized design elements, and setting the tone of the event with incredible entertainment, our team builds each event from your guests’ perspective so that we see things through their eyes for the very first time. From inception through execution, Creative Consulting will guide you through each step of the process, curating a design built upon your ideas and brought to actualization.

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Luxury Weddings

A wedding is composed of one timeless moment followed by the next marking one of the most important events of your life. Whether you’re looking for classic elegance, modern romance, or rustic chic, our team will create a stylized and custom celebration as we help you carefully plan every detail of your special day.

The Creative Consulting team believes that your wedding day should be a reflection of you and we’re here to help make that happen! We will handle all of the details and guide you through the planning process, designing a day that is focused on celebrating one of life’s most special occasions with those you love.

Meet Our Team

Tracey Boward

With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Tracey embodies a rare combination of creative ingenuity and unyielding logistical excellence that sets her apart as an event planner and producer. Her early career began with the Renaissance Hotels where her talent and hard work quickly made her a sought-after resource, landing her senior management opportunities in both Chicago and Atlanta. Following her return to Chicago, Tracey launched Creative Consulting in 1999 and was immediately approached by several of Chicago’s elite clientele to create and produce a wide array of events.

From high-end private home events to destination celebrations to large-scale productions for both private clients and corporations, Tracey works tirelessly to capture the clients’ vision and bring their ideas to life in a way that highlights the guests’ experience no matter the occasion. Tracey’s expertise enables her to manage all aspects of event production while drawing upon established vendor partnerships and effortlessly collaborating with new vendor partners. Her goal is to provide clients with a streamlined event planning process by providing comprehensive coordination of all details and vendor management.

Jenna Cook

With over 12 years of extensive work in the hospitality industry, Jenna operates with logistical excellence and minute attention to detail. Her hospitality career began with one of Chicago’s premier catering companies wherein she progressed from front of house operations to sales to becoming the Director of Sales. Event planning and production has always been her forte and her thorough knowledge of operations and logistics instills a sense of calm, confidence, and trust in clients and vendors alike.

Jenna believes that there are several crucial elements involved when producing events on any level. Careful attention to detail, mutual respect with your vendors, hard work, and a personable, yet professional demeanor are key to producing and managing a seamless event. Over the past twelve years, she has produced hundreds of events including weddings, social events, and complex corporate functions. Her goal is to help her clients make each guest feel welcomed and wowed by a unique experience imagined by their host and realized by their event professionals.