Origin of Event: Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin eventus, from evenire to happen, from e- + venire to come.

First Known Use: 1549

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Origin of Event: Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin eventus, from evenire to happen, from e- + venire to come.

First Known Use: 1549

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About

1549 Events is a Los Angeles- based, full-service event production company focused on delivering the highest quality in event design, venue sourcing, bar & catering management, vendor negotiations, day-of event coordination, permitting / licensing, entertainment sourcing and more. With over 15 years of combined event industry experience, partners Brad Elfenbein and Farah Casis take pride in ensuring that from start-to-finish, events are executed seamlessly while you and your guests enjoy a stress-free planning process — after all, wouldn’t you want to be a guest at your own party?

1549 Events works with clients from all industries creating unique events for personal occasions, corporate functions, film & tv premieres/wrap parties, holiday events, and more.

Bar & Catering

Our 1549 Events Bar & Catering division handles all of the food and beverage needs for your event. We start out by offering a customized food and beverage package that suits your event’s theme, style and budget, regardless of the size of your group. On the day of the event, we ensure that all aspects of the bar and food service are carefully manicured and properly managed. 1549 Events is fully licensed and insured for event catering and can procure all necessary licensing for full bar service.

  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Craft Cocktails & Themed Bars
  • Chef Driven Custom Menus
  • Food Station Design & Decor
  • Dessert Stations
  • Cocktail Classes

Bar & Catering

Our 1549 Events Bar & Catering division handles all of the food and beverage needs for your event. We start out by offering a customized food and beverage package that suits your event’s theme, style and budget, regardless of the size of your group. On the day of the event, we ensure that all aspects of the bar and food service are carefully manicured and properly managed. 1549 Events is fully licensed and insured for event catering and can procure all necessary licensing for full bar service.

  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Craft Cocktails & Themed Bars
  • Chef Driven Custom Menus
  • Food Station Design & Decor
  • Dessert Stations
  • Cocktail Classes

Entertainment Sourcing

Want an extra touch of pizzaz for your event? We offer an extensive roster of fun entertainment options for every type of event and budget including but not limited to DJ’s, fire blowers, dancers, magicians, singers, mermaids, poker tables, interactive photo booths, aerialists and more. Our event planners handle all of the coordination, booking and contracts for your event entertainers … so as they say, “Ask and you shall receive!” 

  • Music & Live DJs
  • Casino Night
  • Performers & Talent
  • Interactive Photo Booths
  • Aerialists
  • Singers / Bands

Entertainment Sourcing

Want an extra touch of pizzaz for your event? We offer an extensive roster of fun entertainment options for every type of event and budget including but not limited to DJ’s, fire blowers, dancers, magicians, singers, mermaids, poker tables, interactive photo booths, aerialists and more. Our event planners handle all of the coordination, booking and contracts for your event entertainers … so as they say, “Ask and you shall receive!” 

  • Music & Live DJs
  • Casino Night
  • Performers & Talent
  • Interactive Photo Booths
  • Aerialists
  • Singers / Bands

Permitting / Licensing

Depending on a number of variables involving your event, you may be required to procure permitting and/or special licenses for things such as valet parking, liquor license, liability insurance, special certificates and more. 1549 Events makes sure all of your paperwork is properly filed and executed.

  • Certificates of Insurance
  • Liquor License
  • Health Permits
  • Valet Parking

Permitting / Licensing

Depending on a number of variables involving your event, you may be required to procure permitting and/or special licenses for things such as valet parking, liquor license, liability insurance, special certificates and more. 1549 Events makes sure all of your paperwork is properly filed and executed.

  • Certificates of Insurance
  • Liquor License
  • Health Permits
  • Valet Parking

Vendor Negotiations

1549 Events has an expansive roster of preferred vendors to enhance all aspects of your event:
Florists, furniture rentals, linens, graphic designers, photographers, step & repeat rentals, red carpet, signage, balloons, etc., If you can think it, we can source it! We are proud of having long-term, strong relationships with dozens of premiere event vendors which translates to heavy industry discounts and preferential treatment for our clients. We handle all of the contract negotiations for your event vendors on your behalf, so you can feel confident you’re getting the best bang for your buck.

  • Florists
  • Furniture Rentals
  • Event Photographers
  • Sound & Lighting Equipment
  • Step & Repeat
  • Red Carpet

Vendor Negotiations

1549 Events has an expansive roster of preferred vendors to enhance all aspects of your event:
Florists, furniture rentals, linens, graphic designers, photographers, step & repeat rentals, red carpet, signage, balloons, etc., If you can think it, we can source it! We are proud of having long-term, strong relationships with dozens of premiere event vendors which translates to heavy industry discounts and preferential treatment for our clients. We handle all of the contract negotiations for your event vendors on your behalf, so you can feel confident you’re getting the best bang for your buck.

  • Florists
  • Furniture Rentals
  • Event Photographers
  • Sound & Lighting Equipment
  • Step & Repeat
  • Red Carpet
Event: Nasty Gal Holiday Party
Location: Downtown LA
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Event: Brooklyn Nine-Nine Wrap Party
Location: Beso Hollywood
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Event: Andrew Nikou’s Private Birthday
Location: Bell Air, CA
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Venue Sourcing

Imagine having unlimited access to all of LA’s best event spaces… When you compound 15 years of developing personal relationships and connections with hundreds of Los Angeles’ best venues and locations, you get the 1549 Events “BlackBook” — the ultimate resource for finding the perfect space for your next event.

From the newest hot-spots, to LA’s best hidden gems, stunning wedding locations, warehouses, private estates, to unique budget-conscious venues and more, our 1549 Events team will take the venue sourcing legwork off of your to-do list.

Venue Sourcing

Imagine having unlimited access to all of LA’s best event spaces… When you compound 15 years of developing personal relationships and connections with hundreds of Los Angeles’ best venues and locations, you get the 1549 Events “BlackBook” — the ultimate resource for finding the perfect space for your next event.

From the newest hot-spots, to LA’s best hidden gems, stunning wedding locations, warehouses, private estates, to unique budget-conscious venues and more, our 1549 Events team will take the venue sourcing legwork off of your to-do list.

Event: LaPalme Magazine Summer Issue Party hosted by Carmen Electra
Location: Le Jardin at Esterel Restaurant, Sofitel Hotel
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Event: Hand Of God Wrap Party
Location: The Parlor Hollywood
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Event: Oliver Prinz Private Memorial
Location: The Vineyards Beverly Hills
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Event Design

Let’s be honest here — not everyone is a creative genius! Let our 1549 Events creative team work its magic and make your dream event into a reality. Our team works closely with you to ensure every detail of your event is cohesively planned. From theme conceptualization to colors, textures, aesthetics and décor, our 1549 Events creative team is available to help create that special “wow” factor and memorable sensory experience for your guests.

  • Theme Conceptualization
  • Event Aesthetics and Design
  • Floor Plans and Event Flow
  • Decorations
  • Event Furniture
  • Lighting

Event Design

Let’s be honest here — not everyone is a creative genius! Let our 1549 Events creative team work its magic and make your dream event into a reality. Our team works closely with you to ensure every detail of your event is cohesively planned. From theme conceptualization to colors, textures, aesthetics and décor, our 1549 Events creative team is available to help create that special “wow” factor and memorable sensory experience for your guests.

  • Theme Conceptualization
  • Event Aesthetics and Design
  • Floor Plans and Event Flow
  • Decorations
  • Event Furniture
  • Lighting

Day-of-Coordination

On the day of your event, our top priority is to ensure the success of your event and a stress-free experience for you and your guests. Our experienced event managers oversee all aspects of your event, including but not limited to: vendor loading, set up and breakdown, timelines, food and beverage management, quality control, entertainment and more. Be a guest at your own event and let the 1549 Event team take care of all of the details for you.

  • Vendor Loading / Breakdown
  • Timelines
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Quality Control
  • Entertainment Coordination
  • Vendor Communications

Day-of-Coordination

On the day of your event, our top priority is to ensure the success of your event and a stress-free experience for you and your guests. Our experienced event managers oversee all aspects of your event, including but not limited to: vendor loading, set up and breakdown, timelines, food and beverage management, quality control, entertainment and more. Be a guest at your own event and let the 1549 Event team take care of all of the details for you.

  • Vendor Loading / Breakdown
  • Timelines
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Quality Control
  • Entertainment Coordination
  • Vendor Communications

Past Clients

  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Castle
  • Glee
  • mOcean
  • Jones Day
  • CAA
  • Keurig
  • NCSY
  • Nasty Gal
  • Young Presidents Organization
  • Keller Williams Realty
  • Made in America
  • Holland & Knight Law
  • The Agency RE
  • LAPalme Magazine
  • Anonymous Content / Spotlight Oscars Screening Party
  • American Horror Story TV Show
  • Microsoft
  • Justified
  • Hard Rock Hotel
  • Equinox
  • Hand Of God Wrap Party
  • Bad Robot
  • Chase

Brad Elfenbein

Events & Catering Director | Founder
323.842.1002

Farah Casis

Events & Creative Director | Co-Founder
347.645.4310

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