Our motivation and values


advocacy and commitment for your brand by creating extraordinary experiences that underscore your message every step of the way


partnerships with clients based on trust, uncompromising personalized service and an immersion in your corporate culture and marketing strategies


our clients and share with them our expertise, infinite resources and out-of-the-box approach


memorable, cost-effective results while exceeding your vision, expectations and goals


Summit Events has the exact formula you are looking for as a full service meeting planning company, including destination management. We take pride in making your event a tremendous success. Our expertise includes complete meeting planning – taking your attending guests from door to door. Summit Events provides each of their clients with innovative event concepts, design and management. Our entire foundation is built on superior service and with a team of professional and skilled event planners that ensure the highest quality of service. Summit Events prides itself with an unparalleled reputation for customer satisfaction while producing creative, cost-effective outcomes. From start to finish we will create a fresh and unconventional program to fit your needs. Based in San Diego, California, Summit Events works with clients both nationally and internationally. Let Summit Events plan your next event and show you why we’re the right fit for your event needs!

"Summit Events has the ability to anticipate three steps ahead and go the extra mile every step of the way."
-Meg Parker, Puma International

Our Services Include:

•Special Events Management
•Budget Development & Mangement
•Consulting Services
•Site Selection
 •Hotel Selection & Contracts
•Meeting Event Space, Food & Beverage
•Meeting Communications, Attendee On Line Registration
•Transportation & Travel Services -Air & Ground-
•On Site Management & Staffing
•Management of Hotel Room Block
•Destination Management
•Photo Shoot Services
•Post Event Management

Summit's Front Line Team

Nora Hanson


Nora brings her vast experience in travel, event planning, destination management, hotels, sales and customer service to the mix. Add to this her experience as an entrepreneur where she created, managed and sold multiple destinations, hospitality and recreation ventures. Her insights and knowledge provide her with the skills to get any job done, regardless of size or scope. There is literally no facet of the business that Nora is unfamiliar with. Her stunning art direction and creative flare inspire the best in the business.

Randy Hanson


Randy skillfully manages the logistics and execution of all aspects for every event program. His impeccable focus on program goals, guided by his organizational talents and thorough knowledge of the industry, ensure a seamless execution and flawless program delivery. His broad management and entrepreneurial experience, including many years in the hospitality and recreation fields, add to his insider’s knowledge of what makes a program extraordinary.

Kendall Hardy


Kendall brings a wealth of event and hospitality experience to Summit Events, having spent the last three years working in our La Costa corporate office supporting program design, registration management and information technology. The ability she has for on-site staff training and support makes Kendall a true asset. Kendall prides herself on her exceptional customer service skills. A strong background in IT makes Kendall a valuable member of the SE team.


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