Chad Hudson Events is a nationwide, full service event production, design, management, special projects, and lifestyle services company. Encompassing all aspects of special events, CHE emphasizes the importance of developing fresh ideas and implementing a creative design process that adheres to strict aesthetic taste, while providing a friendly staff and superior management for its innovative events. We pride ourselves on taking the most complicated events and creating a smooth, efficient operation that makes life for our clients easier and produces the most pleasurable of experiences for all guests.
Founded five years ago by veteran event planner Chad Hudson after over a decade of working for major studios and entertainment clients, the company now handles events for everyone from major studios to fashion houses to Fortune 500 corporations. CHE’s staff is divided between New York and Los Angeles and has combined planned more than 2,000 events, from small receptions to the largest premieres in the world.
CHE is client-centric. We have the creative experience to provide you with any style, format, or theme for any size project anywhere in the world, and the execution experience to create a final product that is unrivaled in quality and feel. However, the final decisions are up to our clients and we operate within the budget we’re given. CHE’s expertise is in “making it work”: no matter how difficult or complicated, we can make it happen.
CHE's full range of services includes, but is not limited to:
Event Design, Logistics and Management – The CHE team is capable of handling all aspects of an event, from guest lists and entry management to creative design and final execution. With a fully functional and experienced group of event planners who manage budget, location, layout, design, rentals, lighting, sound, catering, invitations, RSVP tracking, seating, staffing, management, load-in, strike and all other tasks, CHE can provide targeted assistance in specific areas or manage an entire event.
Tastemaking – Our team has an up-to-date and sophisticated contact list of more than 10,000 tastemakers, encompassing every major American city and including celebrities, models, and industry heavyweights, which allows us to create the perfect tastemaker target list, whether for a large outreach or tailored for a specific market segment. We can place your product or company in front of the audience you’re looking for.
Sponsorships – CHE makes the most out of every event and budget by securing event-appropriate sponsors where possible, from liquors to transportation and corporate sponsors. Our company also has substantial experience in matching corporations to appropriate partnerships in order to put their brand in front of the desired target audience.
Awards Campaigns – We handle a number of unique and special projects, from Hollywood Foreign Press Association outreach to awards campaigns to branding. Our team has over 20 years of combined experience in working intimately with the HFPA, including several successful publicity and awards campaigns. CHE offers its services in this area both as an overall package and à la carte. Additionally, CHE draws on its expertise in strategic branding to help companies create the proper profile for themselves and their products, with special emphasis on launches.