Go Big Events

Event Management - Meetings - Conferences

Talent Procurement - Promotions - Corporate Hospitality

Trade Shows - Branding - Sports & Entertainment


Nancy Daniel and Karen Jacquelin have been friends since elementary school and now combine their decades of corporate event management experience into GO BiG EVENTS, based in Orange County, California.

Having been both client and agency directors managing domestic and international programs, they strive to create extraordinary events, meetings and trade shows that move audiences and strengthen brands. They know well that a successful working relationship is built upon honesty, respect and care, which they share with their clients and vendors to achieve maximum creativity and exceptional results – on time and on budget.

Why Choose Us

Our clients are priority number one. We make it our business to fully understand your business so that we can become a seamless extension of your team, developing brand-appropriate and innovative engagements that inspire people to action and achieve program goals.

Concept Development

We closely collaborate with clients to understand their strategic goals, then present original ideas to connect brands with their target audiences at Meetings, Trade Shows and Events. We will then develop a detailed event plan and establish measurable goals, which serves as our roadmap to success.

Integrated Approach

Our ultimate goal is to ensure that brands are positively engaged with their target customers at every possible touch-point related to the event. Our full-service event marketing capabilities extend to digital and social media promotions, trade show booth design and production, press releases, printed collateral, guerrilla marketing and more.

Flawless Execution

We meticulously manage every aspect of an event with the wisdom necessary to stave off potential problems and achieve success. Professional GO BiG EVENTS personnel will ensure flawless execution of all events, from booth installation and dismantling to product demonstrations, entertainment, speaker presentations, VIP receptions, consumer activations, mobile tours and lead collection. We are adept at juggling many moving parts while staying calm under pressure and focused on the ultimate goal – an effective and memorable event.

Partner Relations

Leveraging proven partners and relationships, we facilitate everything from contracting top-level entertainment and keynote speakers to using innovative technology, customized stages and sets, unique trade show booth decor and special effects.  We also provide staffing, attendee transportation, ticketing, catering, branded premiums, shipping and more.

Client Communication

With our clients, we regularly review detailed status reports that outline all event deliverables, new opportunities or needed approvals. We can swiftly respond to changes and flex as necessary to accommodate nearly any request.


We always GO BiG creatively, but we can scale to meet our clients' needs. If you are looking for temporary assistance with one event or need an experienced event manager on site to ensure everything runs smoothly, we are at your service.

Results Reporting

Comprehensive event analysis is provided so that clients can accurately measure program effectiveness and ROI across all Events, Conferences, Meetings and Trade Shows.


We are master negotiators and contract managers, saving our clients significant time and money. We aggressively watch over the event budget to ensure that our clients’ investment is maximized and the overall budget is preserved.

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

Maya Angelou, Author & Poet


Don’t just take our word for it

“Our customers love working with Nancy who is excellent at listening, making them feel special and if a problem ever arises, she solves it quickly. For us, everything is on time and within budget. Most important of all, she has our complete trust.”

Brian Sullivan

Editor and Conference Chairman, Risk Information

"Karen Jacquelin is a highly experienced and talented professional who brings a strategic marketing vision and in-depth knowledge to selecting, managing, and executing corporate and consumer events and sponsorships for major brands. Karen is a creative thinker who persistently finds smart, impactful solutions for every event property and investment – seeking to maximize experiential opportunities for her clients’ key audiences. She understands how events work – wrangling all event logistics including lead-generation, qualification and follow-up marketing. She partners with clients in a very collaborative way to design the best experience for their audience and offer hands-on, attentive, high-quality service at every step including pre-event planning, event design, management, onsite production and post event wrap-up. Karen is passionate to ensure every corporate event, sponsorship and consumer experience delivers tangible business results and raises the bar for her clients’ expectations."

Jennifer Beindorf

Events and Sponsorships Marketing Director, Lincoln Mercury

"I've had the good fortune to work with Karen in a variety of capacities. Whether it was developing strategic marketing plans or her tireless and flawless execution of consumer events, Karen always was at her best. Incredible negotiator, great collaborator and just an all-around wonderful person to work with."

Ted Francisco

Vice President, Insights and Marketing Strategy, Online Trading Academy

"Karen was a tremendous asset to the team. In any group, there's that one person who will get the job done, no matter what, and seems to never run out of steam...that's Karen - as anyone who has ever worked with her can attest to!"

Erik Nielsen

Senior Director, Southwest Airlines

"The Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD) would like to thank Nancy for a meticulous organization of our Annual Conference. Everyone enjoyed SCAD 2017 as it was the perfect event for our competitive group. We can't thank Nancy enough for thorough planning and making sure every last detail was taken care of."

Rade D. Paravina

DDS, MS, PhD - Executive Director, SCAD

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