city spotlight

Boston, MA

One of the country’s richest cities in terms of national history, Boston is also an up-and-coming business and event destination, with several excellent venues. In addition to its increasing popularity as a meeting destination, Boston, Mass. is undertaking several initiatives to plant tens of thousands of new trees and expand its parks and green spaces.

Boston has two convention centers—the 2.1-million-square-foot Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and the 260,000-square-foot John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center—along with numerous other excellent venues. The city’s hotels offer additional venue options, with 170,000 square feet of event space in the Seaport Hotel and adjacent World Trade Center, and extensive facilities in the Hilton, Marriott, and Sheraton®.

Planning an industry or corporate event is a big job and takes a lot of time. Why not let ProGlobalEvents take over? Our wide-ranging team of experts can design, plan, and produce your next event from start to finish. For trade shows, exhibitions, product launches, and more, call us!

Need help planning your Boston event? We’re here to help.

ProGlobalEvents offers a full range of event services including design, planning, rentals, vendor & audience management, and post-event analysis. We’ll work hard to create a seamless event experience that’s exciting, engaging, and valuable for guests and attendees.

Event Resources

Boston Event Services

Planning a corporate event in Boston, MA? ProGlobalEvents can offer expert help for event design, planning, and management. We can help you:

  • Choose a theme
  • Find sponsors and vendors
  • Pick the perfect venue
  • Develop engaging attendee experiences

Our event management team can run the live event, and after it’s all over, we can perform a post-event review.

Event Design

Need help developing your event theme or design? Our creative event planners can develop a visually interesting and engaging event. From choosing an event theme to designing graphics, media content, and marketing materials, we ca take care of it all!

Event Planning

Event planning is often best managed by a team of people with wide-ranging skills and experience. ProGlobalEvents are the event planners you need for the job! We can handle every detail from start to finish—finding sponsors, vendors, and accommodation partners; choosing the perfect venue; defining event goals and ROI metrics. We offer a full range of planning services.

Exhibit Production and Activation

As a full-service event management team, we really do cover everything! ProGlobalEvents has access to over 120,000 square feet of exhibit production and storage facilities. We can arrange for exhibit design and manufacture or exhibit rental, plus storage and shipping and installation and tear-down.

Event Management

ProGlobalEvents can manage your event once it goes live too! When you want it in the best possible hands, we’re the team to call. We’ll be on-site throughout your Boston event to make sure it all runs smoothly, and that problems are handled with minimal disruption.

Virtual Events

Whether you’re converting a live Boston, MA event into the online environment or are starting a virtual event from scratch, there’s just as much work to do as any other kind of event. Fortunately, ProGlobalEvents isn’t only a live event expert, we’re experienced when it comes to virtual events too. From planning the event to securing virtual sponsors, vendors, or exhibitors, from creating a theme to designing graphics and AV content, our industry knowledge serves us equally well online as in the world of live Boston events.

ProGlobalEvents is a full-service virtual event management company, and we can put together a virtual event you’ll be proud of. We’re happy to provide partial service too. If there are certain things you prefer to manage yourself, feel free to hand the reins over to us for everything else.

Post-Event Analysis

It can be tricky to measure the success of an event. There’s more to it than the number of people who show up in Boston on the day of. And attendee satisfaction isn’t always easy to gauge. ProGlobalEvents offers a full range of post-event analysis services, including data collection and review, financial review, and more. This information will help you evaluate the event and provide you with insights to help you make the next one even better.

ProGlobalEvents Provides the Expertise You Need to Ensure Success

To plan a great event, you need a great team! Whether you want expert event design or planning advice—or skilled personnel to manage the whole job—ProGlobalEvents are that team.

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Boston Event Resources

Boston Convention & Visitor Bureau

Boston Convention Center & Exhibition Center

  • The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center offers a total of 2.1 million square feet of event and meeting space, including 516,000 square feet of exhibition space and a 40,000-square-foot ballroom. Along with over 80 meeting rooms—suitable for groups of up to 700—there’s plenty of room for events both small and large. This event space is ideal for virtually any kind of corporate or industry event, from trade shows and exhibitions to conferences and conventions to meetings, seminars, and training sessions.

John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center

With 176,000 square feet of exhibition space and 91,000 square feet of meeting space, the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center offers plenty of space for a wide range of events. The venue features:

  • 38 meeting rooms for groups of up to 569
  • A 25,000-square-foot ballroom
  • A 4,000-seat auditorium

This highly accessible Boston venue offers over 260,000 square feet of meeting and event space and is suitable for exhibitions and trade shows, conventions and conferences, meetings, training sessions, and seminars.

Fenway Park

Voted America’s most-loved ballpark, home of the Red Sox Fenway Park is also a great location for a range of industry, professional, and corporate events. The ballpark offers event spaces for groups of 20 up to 20,000. Reception and banquet areas, conference and meeting rooms, clubhouses, and outdoor spaces provide space for exhibitions and trade shows, conferences, meetings, training sessions, team-building exercises, and holiday parties.

Museum of Science®

Museums are typically great locations for team-building, scavenger hunts, and the like. Boston’s Museum of Science is no different! It offers nearly 10,000 square feet in 12 rooms and spaces and a single-room maximum capacity of 450 (seated) to 900 (standing). In total, the entire museum can accommodate up to 4,500 guests. Meetings, seminars, training sessions, company parties, and other corporate functions are all enhanced by the museum’s amazing riverside location and stunning event spaces.

Northeastern University Conference Services

Northeastern University offers around a dozen event and meeting spaces, with a total of 44,000 square feet of space. Rooms range from around 800 square feet (50 people) up to the 4,000-square-foot ballroom (325 people), an indoor quad for up to 400, and an auditorium that seats 950. The facility can accommodate groups for conferences, meetings, seminars, and training sessions, along with private parties and other corporate functions.

Boston Marriott Copley Place

With the city’s main conference centers close by, the Boston Marriott in Copley Place offers both a great city location and a range of flexible meeting spaces. The hotel has 1,144 guest rooms and 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space, with 48 rooms ranging from 8-person boardrooms to meeting rooms for up to 140. Several larger rooms are also available—for groups of 400 to 700—along with a 16,000-square-foot conference center and a 23,000-square-foot ballroom for up to 2,600 people.

Hilton Boston Logan Airport

The Hilton at Boston’s Logan Airport has 599 guest rooms and around 30,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Facilities include 33 meeting rooms ranging from 12-person boardrooms to 600-person meeting rooms, and a 650-person ballroom. The hotel can easily accommodate conferences and conventions, meetings and seminars, training sessions, and corporate functions. Connected to the airport via an enclosed skybridge, it’s highly convenient for air travel. It also has great public transport access and is just two miles from downtown Boston, making it just as handy for attending happenings at other event venues.

Revere Hotel Boston Common

Revere Hotel is easily one of Boston’s most impressive boutique hotels, featuring gorgeous balcony rooms with city skyline views and several excellent event spaces. Along with its 356 guest rooms, the hotel offers 45,000 square feet of meeting and event space, with a dozen rooms ranging from maximum capacity of 50 up to 800. From modern, elegant conference rooms to gorgeous ballrooms and a sought-after rooftop function space, there’s a great range of spaces. It’s ideal for meetings and conferences, seminars and training sessions, holiday parties, and other Boston corporate events.

Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center

Located right on Boston’s Seaport District waterfront, the Seaport Hotel is a stunning, 428-room hotel, with over 180,000 square feet of meeting and event space located in the hotel and adjacent World Trade Center. Along with 7 ballrooms, ranging from 200-person capacity up to 750, the hotel offers:

  • A 418-seat amphitheater
  • 118,000 square feet of exhibition space
  • Nearly 30 additional meeting rooms

The extensive facilities make this hotel a great option for conventions and conferences, trade shows and exhibitions, meetings, seminars, training sessions, and corporate functions.

Sheraton Boston Hotel

The Sheraton Boston has 1,220 hotel rooms and 70,000 square feet of meeting space, including 54 event rooms. The largest, a ballroom complex of nearly 20,000 square feet, can accommodate up to 3,000 people. Other rooms range from 10-person conference rooms to meeting rooms for up to 400 seated guests.

Upcoming Boston Events

Jack Connolly

Executive Creative Director

As an experiential creative director, Jack prefers to draw outside the lines. He tells stories with original content and impactful design to ignite meaningful conversation.


Jack brings 20 years of event industry knowledge to ProGlobalEvents. He specializes in building live & virtual platforms for audiences to connect, engage and immerse themselves in the power of a shared experience. His skills range from ideation and concept development to defining an attendee journey through storytelling and design.

Jack understands the creative process is not linear, but a collaborative process between agency and client. He manages teams of designers and technology developers to pioneer impactful brand experiences. His diverse skillset and leadership ensure for award-winning results and memorable impressions.


In 2019, BizBash named Jack one of the top event designers in North America. SXSW awarded his work the “People’s Choice in Innovation” in 2021.

Jerome Nadel

Chief Marketing Officer

Jerome Nadel is Internationally experienced design-led marketing executive (CMO and GM) with a track record of improved market position, revenue growth, and M&A. He is an advance degreed psychologist and user experience product/service design expert, board member and advisor.


Prior to joining ProGlobalEvents |ProExhibits |XtendLive, he has had a variety of chief marketing officer and chief user experience officer roles at companies including Rambus, BrainChip, Human Factors International, SLP InfoWare, Gemplus, and Sagem. He started his career in the IBM Human Factors Labs.


He is also an avid cyclist with National and multiple California State Champion titles.

Ivan Fujihara

Chief Financial Officer

Ivan brings 25+ years in senior level management experience from a variety of technology industries.  His background includes accounting management, analytics and audit management for technology companies.  He has worked with companies such as THX, Ltd, Recruitology , Double Click, Creative Labs and more.  Ivan has also served on the board of Lincoln Families, a non-profit that supports East Bay children with the objective of disrupting the cycle of trauma and poverty.

Matt Rulis

Vice President of Sales

Matt is a marketing professional and has been managing marketing strategies, campaigns and environments for a diverse client base for over 15 years. From a service perspective, Matt and his team of Account Executives focus on fostering relationships to uphold a greater than 99% customer satisfaction rating year-over-year. Additionally, with extensive experience on the client-side of the industry, he understands that alignment between expectation and budget is paramount to a successful project. As a result, ProGlobalEvents' clients can expect a competitive advantage paired with top quality products and services. Matt is an avid fly-fisherman, enjoys most outdoor activities and is a true college football fanatic.

Tom Foley

VP of Operations

Heading the fabrication side of ProGlobalEvents is exhibit and event industry veteran, Tom Foley. For over 35 years he has been responsible for building amazing exhibits and environments for clients. Tom started out in the production area and has broad experience in project and operations management. He currently oversees production, warehouse, graphics and project management departments. Tom studied machine tool technology and welding before entering the industry. As a true "builder" he also enjoys restoring and modifying classic American cars.

Dick Wheeler


Dick serves as President of ProGlobalEvents and President of ProExhibits and is a board member of CEMA (Corporate Event Marketing Association). At ProExhibits he has been nationally recognized as an innovator and driving force in the fast-growing trade show exhibit and event industry. Under his leadership in 1997, the firm received INC magazine’s INC 500 award as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. His informative articles on developments and innovations in the trade show exhibit and event industry have appeared in national trade publications. Dick has a B.S. degree from Wittemore School of Business & Economics at the University of New Hampshire and has completed the Entrepreneurial Executive Leadership Program sponsored by MIT, YEO and INC. He is actively involved in Vistage, an interactive group of over 20,000 CEO’s and presidents worldwide and is a member of CEMA and EDPA.

Jody Tatro

Chief Executive Officer

In addition to being CEO of ProGlobalEvents, Jody is also the CEO of ProExhibits. With Jody at the helm, the company has been recognized repeatedly as one of the Top 50 Women Owned Businesses in Silicon Valley. She has set the outstanding client service standards for which the firm’s account management team is noted. Jody is a recipient of the YWCA’s Tribute to Women Award, the Junior League Community Volunteer Award and is listed in Who’s Who of Women in Business. Following her graduation from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Jody held various sales positions in several technology companies.