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In 1996 we launched our full service event/project management and consulting company in world-­‐renowned Research Triangle Park, NC. Our goal then is the same as it is today -­‐ to make your event successful, impressive, flawless, and on budget. In other words – we want YOU to look good. If you look good, we look good!! Your reputation is as important to us as ours should be to you. We’ve had a successful event/project management & consulting business for 20 years in Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC, Raleigh, NC and other areas in the State of North Carolina! See for yourself and check out the Testimonials from satisfied clients.


We urge you to tell us more about your upcoming event and let’s see if we are the right partner for you. Contact Us.

Our Core Services – Turnkey

Event Planning

We coordinate and manage all aspects of your project while utilizing the highest quality partners in video production, catering, marketing, décor and more. This strategy allows us to bring the “best to the table” to accomplish your goals and objectives. We also interpret international customs and practices in the context of our events for global executives.

Event Management

Kim’s project and event management skills are one of the most sought after of all of the services provided by From The Ground Up! in Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, Durham and other areas of the State of North Carolina. With 20 years of experience in bringing together a team of experts, she focuses on the needs of the client and the project. These long-­term relationships allow for a smooth course of action while maintaining the quality and affordability her clients desire and expect.

Event Design

Our tagline says it all – Events with dimension! We want your event to reflect dimension, in other words, project your company’s image in the most positive, creative way. We start with an invitation that sets the tone of the event – one of the most important aspects to consider. We want your invitees to WANT to come to this event. Our goal is for your guests to walk away with the most positive experience about your company.

Event Marketing

We work in tandem with your team or bring our team of experts to the table. We see events as opportunities to generate awareness, build, or solidify your brand image in a uniquely interactive way. Our creative design team brings your brand to life starting with save-­the-dates, and invitations. We believe this is a crucial first step to promote excitement about your event.

Other Services Include

Event Management

  • Client Meetings
  • Logistics
  • Venues
  • Catering, Floral Design
  • Tenting, tables, chairs
  • Audio Visual
  • Photography
  • Gift Items
  • Follow-up

Event Strategies

  • Creative
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media

Event Program

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Emcee
  • Script Writing

Event Themes

  • Save the Dates
  • Invitations
  • Programs
  • Décor