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Have a project you'd like to discuss with an Event Garde representative? Give us a call or send us an email to setup an appointment.

Based upon a complimentary, 30-60 minute dialogue we'll develop a written proposal for both you and your leadership team to review. You are under no obligation to contract services and proposals may be modified throughout the negotiation process to fit your organization's unique needs.

Event Garde

614 Windsor Terrace SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: (616) 710-1891 | Email:

Aaron D. Wolowiec

| Founder & President


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Michigan native Aaron Wolowiec is an exceptionally talented and passionate leader whose diverse achievements guide and propel association goals and initiatives, especially as they relate to education and learning. Aaron has more than a decade of experience in the meetings industry, and has taught for three years at a Michigan college. Aaron is a certified association executive, a certified meeting professional and a certified tourism ambassador, and he earned a master's degree in administration from Central Michigan University.

An active member of the American Society of Association Executives, Aaron is both past chairman of the Young Association Executives Committee and a 2009-2011 Diversity Executive Leadership Program scholar. Aaron is also the recipient of the prestigious 2011 Michigan Society of Association Executives’ Emerging New Leader award, a symbol of extraordinary achievements and the promise of future accomplishments within the association management profession. As the founder and president of Event Garde, Aaron manages the day-to-day operations of the firm, including the facilitation of most client projects.

Phone: (616) 710-1891 | Email:

Cally Hill

| Director of Client Relations


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Cally Hill serves as the firm's director of client relations and works approximately 10-15 hours per week. She supports organizational growth by building and maintaining relationships with both existing and prospective clients. Additionally, Cally leads many of the firm's strategic marketing initiatives, including outreach to association leaders nationwide, and facilitates a number of financial recordkeeping responsibilities in collaboration with the organization’s certified public accountant. Prior to joining Event Garde, Cally worked for a statewide trade association. Her responsibilities included customer service, project management and event planning.

Phone: (616) 710-1781 | Email:

Additional support

| Industry Leaders

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As needed, Event Garde draws upon the expertise of other industry leaders (both state and national) to supplement the organization's available human resources. All clients are introduced to these talented individuals before work begins on their respective project.