StageOne Events is the finest boutique event consulting firm in California, offering unique Event Planning and VIP Service solutions to businesses and individuals.
Joseph W. Smith
President & Founder
A native of Northern California and a true legacy Event Manager, Joe planned his first event in 1985 for the Santa Clara County YMCA. Over the next two decades, Joe refined his gift for Event Management while working for his family's company, Conference Planners, and is currently recognized as one of the leaders in the industry.
In 1996, Joe founded, ATR-Events later purchasing Back to the Future Reunions and Rock Around the Clock Entertainment. In 2008 Joe purchased controlling interest in StageOne Events assuming the position of President of Event Services. Read More
Business Development Director
Jeff brings 26 years of experience to his role as Director of Business Development for StageOne Events. As a former business owner including 13 locations with 2 International franchise companies, he understands what it takes to execute on a strategic plan, utilize resources and maximize operating budgets. He has developed and managed very successful, demanding enterprises and projects and became a consultant to help others. In working with clients, Jeff positions himself as a strategic business partner, assessing the client’s needs and aligning resources to help them achieve their goals, allowing the team at StageOne Events to deliver on-target event planning solutions. Read More
Senior Event Manager
Michelle Smith serves as Sr. Events and Exhibits Marketing Manager for National Reunion Services and StageOne Events. Michelle brings over 10 years of event planning as well as logistical and organizational experience in the arenas of corporate, social and association events.
Michelle’s elegant style for planning brings the art of creativity and personalization to every event. She lavishes special attention to details and structural organization. Michelle is passionate about her craft and dedicated to providing quality service to all her clients. Read More