Calgary Event Planners

Boom Goes The Drum is a team of Calgary event planners specializing in wedding planning, event planning, and production management. We are a creative agency of ideation, strategy, and execution that all come together to create events that resonate.

Boom Goes The Drum was founded in 2010 by Derek MacDonald, with the objective to use his decade of project management and event planning expertise to provide highly specialized, custom, event management services in Calgary and across Canada. Our team has extensive experience working with organizations and brands within the arts & culture, fashion, corporate and not for profit sectors providing a full spectrum of event planning and event coordination services. We are dedicated to creating unique event guest experiences with seamless event management in the following areas:

  • Full Service Event Management
  • Budget Management
  • Brand Integration
  • Event Marketing
  • Registration Management
  • Vendor Liaison
  • Sponsorship Management
  • Large Scale Logistics Planning
  • Entertainment Plans and Programming
  • Live Show Production
  • Full Service Wedding Planning
  • Event Décor

Event Planners in Calgary

We are honoured to have been recognized by our colleagues, industry publications and awards with these accolades: 2015 Nominee for Most Outstanding Logistical Achievement by the Canadian Special Events Star Awards, 2015 Nominee for Best Event Marketing Campaign by the Special Events Gala Award, 2014 Nominee for Best Wedding Creative by the Canadian Special Events Star Awards and 2013 Winner of Best Social Event Over $75,000 by the International Special Events Society (ISES) Esprit Awards. Our work and company profile has been featured on local and national wide media publications including:

  •  Martha Stewart Weddings (online)
  • Avenue Magazine
  • etalk
  • Global TV
  • CTV
  • HELLO Canada
  • Notable.CA
  • Globe and Mail

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Some of the projects that have resonated with us.