Sharon Smith

event planner, wedding planner

'We Plan.......You're Success.......'

Oracle Event Management is based in Renfrewshire, Scotland, established by Sharon Smith and Angela Halliday.

We have extensive industry experience, knowledge and understanding of business environments as well as organising private parties, corporate and charity fundraising events.

We take the time to identify and fully understand your needs, and deliver events that make a difference. We get stuff done! On time! On budget!

We believe we’re a different organisation who aims to share your vision and we are committed on a personal level to you. We add value throughout the planning, development and delivery phases, and provide all of our clients with a post-event evaluation to their specification. This ensures you measure how you met your goals, had an impact, and how successful your event was.

OEM’s Objectives- Whatever the purpose or motivation for your event; We will help you create; design; develop and manage every aspect of your event to achieve success. We take a tailor-made approach to meeting your needs, minimising the cost and challenges normally associated with events.

Vision - We aim to be the "event planner of choice" in providing support & co-ordination services when managing and delivering your events; both corporate and personal.

Mission - To enable our clients to promote, design and deliver what they want, how they want and at a cost they can afford.

Vision- OEM prides itself on providing a creative, innovative and high quality service to its clients. We help you build the right platform for conveying your message and recognise the importance of making the right impression, to the right people, at the right time!

Between us we have over 12 years’ experience organising events ranging from weddings, extreme sports; masked balls; it’s a Knockout; race nights, music and talent events to corporate motivational workshops; team building; jobs fairs; award ceremonies, and business planning workshops.

We are both full of energy and passion with a drive to make your event a success and one that has lasting impact. This led us to making the decision to start Oracle Event Management Ltd in January 2013.

Sharon has worked within the voluntary sector for the last 13 years involving in event management activity; quality assurance support; evaluation and learning reviews; business & relationship management activity and in facilitating motivational workshops. In addition has organised private celebration events, team building workshops and a variety of leisure and social events for national charities such as Cancer Research UK.

Angela’s history includes working within both the private and voluntary sectors, leading strategic development within the largest social enterprise in Scotland and as a senior operational manager in a global private company. Over and above that she has worked tirelessly organising events to raise funds for multiple charities including extreme sporting events, team building events and themed social events.

With a passion for people, events and organising, it was a natural progression for them to form Oracle Event Management Ltd in January 2013.

Services

We work with customers in successfully planning, delivering and evaluating events. We handle the technical, creative and logistical elements of events for you.

This includes:
•Destination and Venue Finding
•Budget Control
•Delivery Design
•On-site staffing throughout the event
•All those little extras!
•Conduct an objective evaluation of each event

We tailor our services to meet the individual needs of our clients. No event is too large or small. Events include:

For Corporate Clients: Stakeholder Events; Conferences/Seminars; Trade shows; Ceremonies; Business Dinners; Networking Events; Award Ceremonies; Team Building; PR/Marketing; Seasonal Fairs; Music Festivals; Sporting Events

For Individuals: Weddings and Celebrations

We look forward to you making contact with us and see how we can help you in planning your success.

Testimonials

Sharon Smith organized two two-day events at which I was one of the featured motivational speakers. In addition to speaking to 200 plus people each day I delivered inspirational workshops bolted on the front and back of the day. As this was my first time speaking in front of a crowd that large I was a bit nervous but from the outset Sharon provided a professional yet relaxed framework that helped me through the process. From the initial email enquiring as to my availability and interest to the subsequent coffee conversation where we choreographed the day plan it was clear that Sharon had a mastery of her profession. What might have been more important was the friendly accessibility that Sharon offered every step of the way. I would highly recommend Sharon for any type of event management.

Billy Zima - CEO Identity Artworks, Edinburgh, Scotland

I met Sharon when I was a running workshops at two events she was responsible for. Sharon is an exceptionally capable and professional event organiser. She kept me updated re developments prior to the event, and then on the day, she was very efficient and managed other staff members. Both events ran seamlessly and I do believe it was down to Sharon’s management style and dedication to providing a first class event. The events were high profile and had excess 700+ people attending. I can be contacted in person, should anyone wish further information.

Louise Weightman - Owner, Aproach the Coach, Glasgow, Scotland

Angela and Sharon organised a "Stars in Your Eyes" Event in 2011. This involved audience participation, and they encouraged volunteers to provide entertainment throughout the evening in order to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. The Venue location and interior decoration was stunning and was perfect for such an event. The evening was full of fun with focus on fundraising - but not so overpowering that it was off putting, therefore, making an enjoyable night for all, and raised significant funds for Cancer Research UK. I had a a fantastic time, and hope to attend future events and would have no hesitation in recommending them for other people's events.

Lynn Hewetson, Participant at a Charity Event, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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