Andrea Michaels on Extraordinary Events


Listen in as award winning event planner, and president of Extraordinary Events, Andrea Michaels shares how she plans every single event as an award winner. From how she hires to how she picks her vendors it all comes down to one thingthe ability to listen.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how Andrea plans every event as an award winning event
  • Find out what Andrea looks for in a new hire
  • Get the inside scoop on how Andrea handles setbacks
  • Understand what it takes to become a vendor for Andrea and her team

Course Information

Estimated Time: 34 mins

Difficulty: All

CMP Credit Hours:

Maverick Series

The Event Leadership Institute is proud to produce our exclusive Maverick Series: interviews with people who plan the biggest and most high-profile events, run the most well respected and award-winning companies, manage the biggest venues, and demonstrate thought leadership, innovation and creative thinking. Join us as these industry Mavericks share their stories, insights and guidance.

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Andrea Michaels

Winner of over 70 international event awards, Andrea has planned and produced events since 1978. Building her company, Extraordinary Events, into a globally recognized brand has included product launches, consumer events and large-scale public events as well as more intimate and boutique conferences or multi-day incentive trips in the Caribbean, Europe, Asia or Latin America or wherever a plane can fly. Her list of clients ranges from presidents and royalty to Fortune 100 companies.

She is also the published author of “Reflections of a Successful Wallflower: Lessons in Business, Lessons in Life.” among several other books where she guest authored with greats like Deepak Chopra or Jack Canfield.

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