Who We Are

Pinnacle Productions drives the success of its client programs through the use of savvy negotiation skills, global leverage and a strategic mindset. Matching your budget to stakeholder objectives is not always easy. We start with an assessment of your event’s past history and present goals, formulating a marketing plan that brings vision and operation together. Let your goals be lofty. We’ll just make sure they’re enacted.

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Event Consultation

From strategic content development to tactical operations, Pinnacle pulls together the full spectrum of your event’s needs. Whether it’s an annual corporate meeting, a trade show or sales initiative, Pinnacle can manage as many or as few of the details as you require. No matter what the industry, no matter how unique the program’s format, Pinnacle molds to your needs and becomes an extension of your team.

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Professional Writing

Get the word out. Whether it’s publicity for your product launch or an in-depth interview with your chief executive officer, Pinnacle puts your company’s voice in print, online and through the social media network. From blogs to website copy, sponsorship proposals to grant requests, our journalistically-trained writers perform background research, organize interviews and distribute the final piece to your target market.

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1902 Countryside Place
Atlanta, GA 30080
US Office +1-770-819-0770

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About the Owner

Monica Compton, CMP, has 18 years experience as a strategic meeting planner and event marketing consultant. She holds the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation which recognizes a senior level of experience among her colleagues. Her background ranges from the implementation of large-scale global leadership meetings to the management of intimate training seminars and sales incentives. Her past and present clients include Fortune 500 companies, such as Ford Motor Company, IBM, Compaq/Hewlett-Packard.

Compton’s career in events management began as the director of special events for a North American concert promoter and producer. In this role she gained strategic marketing experience in the buying of television, radio and print advertising. Her affinity for creative writing garnered a position in producing media spots and press releases for world-renown musicians and entertainment artists.

Her subsequent experience as vice president of a motor sports marketing and special events agency allowed her to hone her skills in the corporate realm. Compton has managed the logistical requirements for C-level (CEO, CIO) programs in a variety of industries, with special emphasis in the technology sector. Her capabilities include the management of high-level executive roundtables, annual conferences, trade shows and touring seminars.

Compton’s tactical and strategic skills are especially prevalent in international planning. She has managed hotel contract obligations for 11 hotels in North America and Europe and oversaw logistical operations for a variety of corporate meetings and events in Mexico, Brazil, England, France, Monaco, Australia and Japan.

Compton is a business owner of Pinnacle Productions Inc., a full-service event- planning agency. She is an accomplished writer and a trained journalist. Compton worked as a reporter for a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper and has been published in numerous industry magazines. She is currently writing a novel and a travel book.

Services Include

  • Marketing plan development
  • Food and beverage planning
  • Site research, evaluation and selection
  • Promotional items and amenity procurement
  • Room block management
  • Hotel and facility contract negotiation
  • Audio visual coordination
  • Online registration coordination
  • Exhibit management
  • Budget creation and management
  • Third party supplier management
  • Time line creation and management
  • Entertainment coordination
  • Agenda and content design
  • Onsite staffing
  • Speaker procurement
  • Offsite activity management
  • Transportation coordination

Experience Includes

International Symposium for Global Designer of Mobile and Smartphone Devices, Orlando, Florida – International conference of over 5,500 people from 83 countries. Negotiate and manage complete housing operations in eight hotels for this city-wide event.

Worldwide Developer Conference, San Francisco, California – Educational forum for worldwide developers of Smartphone mobile applications. Project manager for all logistical operations.

Chick-fil-A Operators Seminar, Scottsdale, Arizona – National seminar for store franchisees. Managed extensive food and beverage requirements for 3,000 people.

Alliance for a New Humanity Forum, San Juan, Puerto Rico – Global peace initiative joining Nobel Peace Prize laureates, Grammy Award-winning artists and United Nations ambassadors. Managed all facets of this non-profit program from complex international transportation requirements to extremely-restricted dietary menus with a slim-margin budget.

Cardiovascular Services of America, Atlanta, Georgia – Catheter laboratories presentation and physician information panel with partnering hospitals. Performed site selection, managed all meeting logistics and production requirements.

American College of Cardiology’s i2 Summit, Atlanta, Georgia – World-renown cardiovascular symposium. Managed VIP Faculty Lounge logistics for presenting physicians and speakers.

Intervention 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada; New York, New York – Live cardiovascular symposium. Designed and wrote complete exhibitor kits; formulated menus in both cities according to pharmaceutical industry budgetary guidelines.

IBM Systems and Technology Group University, San Diego, California; Barcelona, Spain; New Orleans, Louisiana – Technology educational forum for employees and business partners. Coordinated registration and housing requirements, managed group room blocks and hotel contract obligations for 11 hotels domestically and abroad.

QUALCOMM BREW Developers Conference, San Diego, California – Annual conference for 2,500 technical developers. Managed a food and beverage budget in excess of $500,000.00 U.S.

507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Celebration, Atlanta, Georgia – World War II anniversary event. Managed complex catering requirements, décor, musicians and facility.

Georgia-Pacific Five-Star Recognition Program, Multiple U.S. cities – Customer service recognition lunches and training programs in 20 North American cities. Performed site research and selection, housing coordination, food and beverage budget management, national shipping procedures and complete meeting logistics.

Ford’s Global Leadership Meeting and Industry Analyst Meeting – Detroit Auto Show

Tokyo Motor Show – Ford’s CEO- and VP-level executive program, Tokyo, Japan

Super Bowl XXXVI – AOL customer incentive, New Orleans, Louisiana

Compaq’s Worldwide Executive Roundtable Series for CIO- and CEO-level clients:

  • Monaco Grand Prix Formula One Race, Monte-Carlo, Monaco
  • Jose Carreras Opera Gala Dinner, London, England
  • Deep sea fishing tournament, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Motor sports hospitality program, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Skeet shooting event at top executive’s private home, Bowral, Australia

Professional Writing Services

  • Corporate brochures
  • Website copy
  • Blogs
  • Social media writing
  • Press releases and segment pitches
  • Sponsorship proposals
  • Grant writing

Experience

Collinson Publishing: Columnist and Feature Writer, Connect Meetings Intelligence Magazine and Rejuvenate Meetings Inspiration Magazine (Social/military/educational/fraternal events publication)

Atlanta Metropolitan Publishing: Writer, Copy Editor, Plan Your Meetings Magazine

Meeting Professionals International: Managing Editor, Break Out Magazine

Journal Register Company: Reporter, The Mercury – A Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper, Pottstown, Pennsylvania

American Society of Business Publication Editors: Recipient of the Gold Award for Regular Column, 2010 Azbee Awards of Excellence

Member, Society for Professional Journalists 2010 National Convention training