LJF Events

We believe in metamorphosis
as we adapt
to the current circumstances.
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Event Planning and Entertainment Delivering corporate and private
event planning that satisfies,
delights and engages your guests.
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Dynamic Stage Productions Conceptualizing dynamic stage
productions that energize your
audience and reflect your brand.
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Corporate Hospitality Programs Offering creative corporate
hospitality programs and incentives
in legendary and unique locations.
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Event Reception Gala Design Providing a highly detailed and
personalized level of service which
few other firms can offer.
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EVEN IN THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES, THE SHOW MUST GO ON.

Let us help you create brilliant, engaging, well-orchestrated virtual events until the time we can return to in-person meetings. LJF Events offers full-service virtual event design and production to help you convene with clients and employees when you aren’t quite ready to be together. Through our expertise and knowledge of multiple virtual event platforms, we will help you select the best provider for your event. Leave the marketing and logistics to us, as our team will produce a seamless online or hybrid event of any scale. From simple webcasts to multi-day, multi-track events with high production quality and entertainment, we are here to advance your firm’s goals.

WE’RE HERE TO SERVE YOU

LJF Events specializes in meeting the unique requirements of small to mid-sized investment banks, financial services companies and technology companies. Tell us your needs, whether complex or simple, and let us get started for you. 

 

Linle Froeb, LJF Events President & Founder
LINLE FROEB
President & Founder
Dani Mohan, LJF Events Vice President
DANI MOHAN
Vice President
Gena Schwartz, LJF Events Vice President
GENA SCHWARTZ
Vice President
Kristen Degnan, LJF Events Event Director
KRISTEN DEGNAN
Event Director
Debbie Broderick, LJF Events Senior Event Manager
DEBBIE BRODERICK
Senior Event Manager
Katie Turner, LJF Events Senior Event Manager
KATIE TURNER
Senior Event Manager
Julia Stanley, LJF Events Event Manager
JULIA STANLEY
Event Manager
Liza Carr, LJF Events Event Manager
LIZA CARR
Event Manager

CAPABILITIES

LJF Events interfaces seamlessly with its client companies and meets their varying event management needs through its high-end event experience, extensive vendor relationships, attentive budget management, thoughtful creativity, organization and thorough attention to detail and a highly personalized level of service which few other firms can offer.

Virtual EventsInvestment conferences
Users ConferencesAnnual investor meetings
Public and Private CEO RetreatsVenture capital partner meetings
Incentive tripsBoard meetings
Sports hospitality eventsGlobal Sales Kick-offs
Golf outings and tournaments

SERVICES

Serving clients primarily in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York, LJF Events creative services team provides their clients a full range of inventive and innovative event management services. Its strength in understanding and embracing the corporate culture of its clients enables LJF Events to provide excellent service and to work hand-in-hand with its clients to achieve fantastic results.

Pre-Event Planning and GuidanceEntertainment Research, Sourcing, and Contract Negotiation
Full Event Project ManagementAttendee and Speaker Registration Management
Destination Research and Venue SelectionStaging and Audio Visual Design and Execution
Hotel and Vendor Contract NegotiationProduction of all Levels of Evening Events from Receptions to Private Headliner Performances
Premier Event Design and ProductionOutstanding Graphic Design and Production Resources
Onsite Event ManagementCustomized and Original Event Websites
Hotel Room Block ManagementE-mail Invitation Creation and Campaign Management
Attendee Activity Research, Selection and ManagementCreation of All Promotional Marketing Materials and Copy
Transportation Research and ManagementAccess to Premier Corporate Gift Merchandise and Custom Branding
Speaker Program Management

PARTIAL LIST OF CLIENTS WE HAVE WORKED WITH OVER THE YEARS.
IF YOUR NAME IS NOT HERE, WE HOPE TO ADD IT SOON.

Slide “Linle’s unique strength is her ability to understand your corporate culture, quickly identify the branding opportunities of a corporate event and expertly execute an outstanding production. She and her team envision, budget, build and produce memorable events which translate into strengthening and solidifying key relationships.”

Bill Miller, Makena Capital
Slide "LJF Events has handled all of JMP Group's conferences and corporate events for the last 18 years. These events have ranged from large multiple day JMP sponsored research conferences with over 1,000 attendees to more intimate corporate retreats and internal events for JMP employees. Linle and her team have helped JMP put on what we consider to be some of the most professional and high value Wall Street research conferences in the industry. Our corporate clients agree and have remarked to me how well run and professional JMP's conferences are compared to our competition."

Carter D Mack, President, JMP Group
Slide "Linle and LJF Events are an extraordinary event company. She and her team run a very tight ship and demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, leaving no stone unturned to produce a successful event. Perhaps even more importantly, Linle takes the time to understand your organization's strategic goals and to tailor a solution that uniquely helps to support and achieve those goals. Top that with her vision and creative flair, and you have a rare combo that is hard to find even in today's competitive market!”

Virginia Cartwright Ziegler, Global Marketing & Communications, Technology Products & Services at Accenture
Slide "Having had the pleasure to work with LJF Events for three years in a row on Sales Kick Off programs for a high-tech software company I can't think of anyone better to recommend. Linle and her staff are the most professional and organized event management group I've ever worked with and they are constantly focused on doing whatever it takes to create a spectacular and memorable event for your company."

Patrick Merritt, Director of Sales Readiness, Serena Software
Slide “I can speak for all of us at Lazard when I say that you exceeded our expectations. You handled all the twists and turns with grace.  We appreciated your professionalism and your expertise throughout the process and we are very grateful. Every piece of feedback that we got on the conference was glowing praise. So much of it belongs to you!”

Alexander Lim, Lazard

INQUIRE ABOUT OUR SERVICES

CONTACT

LJF Events, LLC
Linle J Froeb, President & Founder

Phone: (415) 379-3854
Fax: (415) 707-2075
Email: LFroeb@LJFevents.com

  • Linle Froeb, President & Founder | LJF Events

    Linle Froeb LinkedInLINLE FROEB

    PRESIDENT & FOUNDER
    LJF EVENTS

    As President and Founder of LJF Events, LLC, Ms. Froeb brings over 20 years’ worth of event planning skills and resources to her productions. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in San Francisco, LJF Events specializes in high-end corporate event planning and production. Prior to starting her own corporate events firm in 2001, Ms. Froeb was a principal and the Director of Corporate Events at Robertson Stephens & Company; a San Francisco based investment bank. As the Director, Ms. Froeb successfully built an outstanding Global Corporate Events department. Before Joining Robertson Stephens & Company, she was the Associate Director of Corporate Events at Montgomery Securities/Banc of America Securities. Ms. Froeb also worked for several years at Franklin Templeton and Sotheby’s. Ms. Froeb received her BA in English and Art History from Smith College in Northampton, MA.

  • Liza Carr, LJF Events Event Manager

    LIZA CARR

    EVENT MANAGER
    LJF EVENTS

    Liza Carr has worked for LJF Events since 2003. As an event manager, she has assisted in executing annual corporate events with specific focus on speaker management and the attendee registration process. Her skilled handling of domestic and international attendees stems from her prior work at Robertson Stephens & Company where she managed registration for numerous industry conferences. Additionally, Liza spent two years in the Editorial department at Glamour Magazine. Liza received her BA from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.
  • Julia Stanley, LJF Events Event Manager

    JULIA STANLEY

    EVENT MANAGER
    LJF EVENTS

    Julia has managed special events, fundraisers and conferences for 15 years. Her event management experience encompasses corporate, nonprofit and public-sector clients including Banc of America Securities, OXFAM, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, San Francisco Art Institute and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland. Programs have included corporate meetings, premier fundraisers and auctions, and client entertainment trips. Whether the program is “black tie optional” or “bring your hunting license,” Julia focuses on producing a memorable experience for guests. Julia received her BA from University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Katie Turner, LJF Events Senior Event Manager

    KATIE TURNER

    SENIOR EVENT MANAGER
    LJF EVENTS

    Katie brings her years of experience in operations, process design, and account management at several technology startups to the LJF team. Her ability to create flawless efficiency in a fast-paced environment lends itself well to the perfection-driven world of event planning. Katie specializes in client registration and database management, budgeting, event design, and logistics planning. Katie received her BA in Political Science, summa cum laude, from The George Washington University.
  • Debbie Broderick, LJF Events Senior Event Manager
    DEBBIE BRODERICK

    SENIOR EVENT MANAGER
    LJF EVENTS

    Debbie Broderick has served as an Event Manager at LJF Events, LLC since 2009. During this time, she has assisted in planning and running both small- and large-scale corporate events and has been able to put her specialized skills to good use in the areas of client communication, event registration, vendor contracting, copywriting, budgeting and overall event design. Debbie has previous experience working closely with Serena Software, helping to run seamless and successful Sales Kickoff events.
  • Kristen Degnan, LJF Events Event Director

    KRISTEN DEGNAN

    EVENT DIRECTOR
    LJF EVENTS

    Kristen Degnan has over 15 years of experience in the Corporate Events Industry. Her passion for planning has ensured long lasting client relationships and hundreds of successful events. She has worked extensively in both the Technology and Banking fields She has produced events all over the world and is adept at budget management, venue research, hotel contract negotiations, audio visual effects, sourcing entertainment and speakers, travel planning and client communications. Kristen received her BA from CSU Chico.

    Prior to working at LJF Events, Kristen ran the Corporate Events Department at Silicon Valley Bank where she helped create the department, oversaw their annual budget, ran their executive level programs, Round-table discussions, Tech Forum, and Leadership Conferences. Working still in the Banking Industry, Kristen also spent several years at Robertson Stephens & Company where she worked on its industry conferences and road shows.

    Kristen has extensive experience in the Technology Industry. As a Senior Event Manager at VERITAS Software (now Symantec), she ran all executive forums, global sales conferences, and incentive trips.

  • Gena Schwartz, LJF Events Vice President

    GENA SCHWARTZ

    VICE PRESIDENT
    LJF EVENTS

    Gena is a global corporate event marketing specialist with 20 years of production strategy in leading, creating and executing client interfacing conferences and events of all sizes and complexity. Gena’s career began in the corporate events department at Montgomery Securities in San Francisco. She relocated with the company to New York after it was purchased by Bank of America. At Bank of America, Gena’s most recent position was that of Senior Vice President and Strategic Marketing Executive, responsible for the investment bank’s portfolio of client events and investor conferences in the US, Canada and Latin America (Bank of America Merrill Lynch).

    Gena managed a team of close to 40 event professionals and oversaw the execution of over 500 events annually. Part of her purview included responsibility for a multi-million dollar global program budget as well as oversight of the international investor conference portfolio in Asia Pacific and EMEA (Emerging Markets, Europe and Africa). Her focus concentrated on the creation and supervision of differentiated programs that supported revenue growth, highlighted the firms’ business products and showcased senior management as thought leaders in the industry. Gena received her BA in Communications at the University of Washington in Seattle.

  • Dani Mohan, LJF Events Vice President

    Dani Mohan

    VICE PRESIDENT
    LJF EVENTS

    Ms. Mohan is a Certified Meeting Planner. With over 20 years of experience in event management, Ms. Mohan can manage any type of event. Her event planning history includes domestic and international conferences, special events and sporting events. Ms. Mohan has executed successful productions across various industries, such as the financial, high tech, medical and judicial fields. Prior to joining LJF Events, Ms. Mohan was at E.piphany where she was their Global Director of Events. She planned numerous Sales Kick-offs, Users Conferences and President’s Club Events. Before joining E.piphany, she worked at Robertson Stephens & Company.