FUELED BY PASSION
Who We Are
Paragon Events is a full-service meeting, association management, and marketing firm headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida. We operate both nationally and internationally. Our current portfolio of clients is comprised of corporate, government, technology, healthcare, and non-profit organizations, in addition to a high-end social clientele. President & CEO, Renee Radabaugh possesses over 30 years of experience, leading our team of experts to work closely together to achieve our clients’ goals with accuracy, efficiency, and passion.
We are proud to be recognized as a certified WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise.
The Legacy of Paragon Events
Paragon Events was founded in order to service the corporate clientele generated by the success of the party planning business.
Paragon Events launches its first website.
Paragon Events’ Association Management department is created and acquires its first client, the Young Presidents’ Organization.
Paragon Events signs an association management contract with Meeting Professional International (MPI) South Florida chapter.
Paragon Events adds offices in Los Angeles, CA and Orlando, FL.
Paragon Events adds offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Richmond, VA.
Paragon Events unveils its rebranded logo, simplifying the original griffin and modernizing the colors and fonts.
Paragon Events celebrates 25 years in the meetings and events industry.
Renee Rababaugh is invited to speak at BizBash Live about what event professionals need to know about planning in Cuba.
Paragon Events is honored to be selected to manage the first annual North American Meetings Industry Day in Florida.
Director of Association Management and Operations, Francesca Radabaugh, is recognized as an industry leader in Connect Associations’s “40 Under 40”.
Renee Radabaugh is named “Meeting Planner of the Year” by the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) South Florida Chapter.
Renee Radabaugh is featured on the November 2017 cover of MPI magazine for her crisis management and disaster preparedness expertise.
Katherine Stokoe, Manager of Meetings & Events, is named as a 2018 40 Under 40 honoree by Corporate Connect.
Renee Radabaugh presents at Meeting Professionals International South Florida (MPISFL) first-ever ‘Think Tank’ session on crisis management and disaster preparedness.
Paragon Events, Inc. is selected as a finalist for the 2018 South Florida Business of the Year awards.
Renee Radabaugh is a guest speaker for a workshop session at the 2018 BizBash Live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Renee Radabaugh is selected as a 2018 Meetings Trendsetter by MeetingsToday magazine as someone who is making great contribution to..Read More
Francesca Radabaugh, Director of Association Management & Operations, is awarded the 2018 Changemaker title by MeetingsNet.
Paragon Events celebrates 30 years in the meetings and events industry.
Jessica Zell, Marketing Manager, is featured in Connect Corporate’s Peak Performers: 2019 40 Under 40.
Renee Radabaugh is chosen as a 2019 15 Over 50 honoree by Corporate Connect.
Our Commitment to Diversity
In order to deliver value on a global scale, we at Paragon Events believe that fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment is vital to our success. We strive to empower our employees through training and team-building initiatives. We acknowledge that this is an ever-evolving initiative and continuously seek ways to improve our company culture to help us better serve customers, partners, employees, and community stakeholders from every background.
Definition of Paragon
(par·a·gon) noun: Derived from the Italian word paragone, which is a touchstone used to measure the quality of gold, Paragon is a model or pattern of particular excellence or perfection. Synonyms include: ideal, standard, epitome, quintessence, example, exemplar, paradigm.
The legendary griffin is featured in our logo as it especially symbolizes “the king of all creatures.” The griffin is also thought of as a guardian of treasure or priceless possessions.