You can trust YBE to be spiritually grounded. We have an understanding of your attendee unlike any other event organization. We have the heart and we have the skills.
We can literally take care of everything, adeptly handling the thousands of details that are required to execute a stellar event. From developing your event goals to marketing to contract negotiations and catering, YBE has the expertise you need to bring your vision to life.
Onsite Event Management
Our comprehensive management system creates a seamless event for everyone. In addition to our constant focus on attendees, we are committed to a first-class experience for sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers, and VIPs. This is where the YBE team shines.
Our partnership isn’t over when the last attendee leaves. The YBE team will guide you through a post-event review, wrap up invoices and budgets, and help lay a foundation for future events. The YBE process will elevate every element of your events, now and into the future.
"I have worked with YBE on many occasions. Their standard of excellence, kind demeanor, and meticulous attention to detail make it a breeze every time."
Founder + Creative Director | Rocket Republic
“When experience and passion matter for your event, Yellow Brick Events is the right choice. Yellow Brick Events is one of the best at execution and timeliness--I could not more highly recommend this team.”
Owner, VERGE MEDIA
“When I was President of the SBTC, I turned to Yellow Brick Events to direct and produce our annual meeting and the quality of our conference reached that of any major conference I’ve attended. Elizabeth Graham is both gifted and trustworthy.”
Senior Pastor, Northeast Houston Baptist Church
“Yellow Brick Events is a five star organization. I have seen their excellent work up close and personal on numerous occasions. Anyone who uses them will be well served and not disappointed. They are simply the best.”
“Elizabeth Graham is excellent to work with and cares deeply about the projects and events on which she works. I would highly recommend her and Yellow Brick Events to carryout out your event planning needs.”
Executive VP for Operations, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
“I wholeheartedly endorse Elizabeth Graham and YBE! Their commitment to Christ, His Church, and professionalism in our events, is such a 1 Corinthians 12 gift to many. Also, their services are flexible - from comprehensive event management to specific consultation on elements of your event.”
Executive Director, Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware
The YBE team is a diverse group of experts who are eager to bring their experience to the table. In addition, we have a strong network of highly skilled contractors who are able to be integrated into your event team when needed.
President & Owner
Elizabeth serves as the owner and CEO of Yellow Brick Events. Elizabeth started her event career with a marketing and PR internship for the University of Tennessee Volunteer Athletic Scholarship Fund. She’s spent the last 18 years doing events for a wide scope of clients at Southern Baptist Seminaries as well as the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Elizabeth’s passion for helping others execute excellent events is how Yellow Brick was born. She is great at helping clients evaluate where they are and helping them envision where they want to be. Elizabeth and her husband Richmond live in Knoxville, TN with their two children, Jonathan and Hannah Grace. When Elizabeth isn’t planning an event she can be found on a four-wheeler at the family farm or traveling to a new destination.
Director of Operations & Senior Event Manager
Area of Expertise:Event Logistics and Concert Management
Meagan serves as the Director of Operations & Senior Event Manager for Yellow Brick Events. Meagan has always wanted to be an event planner, but her passion for events and her desire to do them forever came while working for FUGE Camps and LifeWay Student Ministry. Her passion for seeing people equipped and working on the details behind the scenes still fuels her love for events. Meagan also enjoys managing and developing the Yellow Brick Team. She oversees all of the areas of each event and loves seeing all of the pieces come together on site. Meagan lives in Franklin, TN and when she isn’t planning events, she enjoys hanging out in her tiny historic house, drinking coffee, and baking.
Area of Expertise:VIP Management and Hospitality
Lauren is a school teacher turned event planner and uses her gifts of hospitality to serve the team and our clients. Lauren has an incredible attention to detail and is passionate about creating an excellent experience from start to finish for our event VIPs. Lauren is a self-starter, a quick learner, and unanimously voted funniest member of our team. Lauren and her husband Seth live in Wake Forest, NC with their three children Audrey, Micah, and Thomas. When Lauren isn’t planning an event she is in the mountains with her family or hosting friends at her house.
Area of Expertise:Guest Experience & Registration
Event planning was never a part of Ashlee’s plan, but God knew better. Ashlee realized she loved planning events when she was right in the thick of event planning as part of her job for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. Ashlee joined the Yellow Brick Events team in 2018 and has found her strengths lie in details like creating systems and processes and helping someone’s dream become a reality. Ashlee and her husband Greg live in Dallas, TX with their daughter Audrey Dae. When not planning events Ashlee can be found drinking a Texas size cup of cold brew coffee, shopping at Trader Joes or exploring another Texas Top 50 BBQ spot with her family.
Area of Expertise:Venue Management & Special Projects
For the longest time, Brooke thought that everyone loved to put together and work a plan. It wasn’t until several years into her work that she realized her love for planning wasn’t “normal.” In Brooke’s seventeen years of event planning experience, she’s learned to plan in a way that embraces the unknowns and deals with the unexpected in a calm and collected way. Brooke has a natural way of bringing calm to what can sometimes feel like chaos. Her heart’s desire is to serve clients well. Brooke lives with her husband David and three dogs in Chattanooga, TN. When she isn’t planning events she is trying out new restaurants in Chattanooga or camping.
Area of Expertise:Sponsor & Exhibitor Management
Kris's love for events comes from experiencing various conferences and events throughout the years that have impacted him deeply. After working for FUGE Camps and LifeWay Student Ministry, Kris realized he had a passion for creating and planning events where people can encounter Jesus on a deeper level. He knows that even the smallest details matter and works hard to make sure nothing is missed when it comes to building relationships with partners. Originally from Georgia, Kris is a Georgia Bulldog at heart, but now calls Nashville home. When he isn’t planning events, Kris can be found going to concerts, traveling, or looking for great new places to eat with friends.
Area of Expertise:Catering Management
Megan began assisting with planning and executing events shortly after she graduated college. Megan finds the meticulous planning, the rapid pace, and the phenomenal people to be a few of the things that make events worthwhile. Watching what seems to be aimless details come together to produce a grandiose event that clients are proud of and we're proud of fuels her passion. Megan enjoys making people feel comfortable and taken care of at events and she serves clients, VIPs, and attendees with energy and enthusiasm. Megan and her husband Nick currently live in Nashville with their son James. When Megan isn’t planning events she is chasing her young son, working on home improvement projects, and spending time with friends and family.
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