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Reflecting on 20 Years of Excellence Celebration, Gratitude, and Growth

As we mark the 20th anniversary of Avivant Partners, our event management and association firm, we take immense pride in reflecting on our remarkable journey—a testament to our dedication, innovation, and unwavering commitment to excellence. 

Over the past two decades, we have experienced various challenges that are additive to the fabric of our story. We’ll share examples over the coming months of the most notable situations that have made this endeavor so rewarding (and character-building)! 

Inception and Milestones

In 2004, our founder Mary Adams, set out to change her career path and foster a supportive work environment. From orchestrating elevated events to forging enduring business models for associations across the financial and legal sectors, each accomplishment has added a chapter to our narrative. 

What Sets Avivant Partners Apart 

We pride ourselves on serving as an extension of our client’s brands, functioning as if their business were ours. Our team possesses the unique ability to think strategically and creatively while seamlessly executing the details.  

Our imprint on this industry goes beyond logistics; it's about creating resonating experiences and building thriving communities.

Embracing Change and Innovation

Our history hasn’t been without challenges. The Avivant Partners team navigated through economic fluctuations, technological shifts, and unexpected curveballs. From the Global Financial Crisis to the COVID-19 pandemic, adaptability and innovation have been the cornerstones of our longevity. We have weathered challenges, embraced innovation, and continue to evolve.

Looking Ahead

As we celebrate this significant milestone, we are energized by the future. Our new name signifies the ability to creatively expand our value proposition within our industry. The Avivant Partner’s team skills and strengths enable us to continue to serve our current clients and grow with future partners.

Our commitment remains unwavering—to continue redefining industry standards, fostering growth, and crafting experiences that surpass expectations.

Gratitude and Acknowledgment

None of this would have been possible without the unwavering support of our clients, partners, and the dedicated team that stands as the bedrock of our success. Their trust, belief, and collaborative spirit have fueled and inspired us. As we embark on the next phase of our journey, we invite you to join us in celebrating this exciting milestone. Here's to 20 years of excellence, innovation, and memorable experiences—and the countless more ahead!

Notable milestones include: 


Founded Event Consulting Group, a conference production company


Achieved Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation


Launched Association Management Division


Firm Women’s Business National Enterprise Council (WBENC) and Women-Owned Small (WOSB) Certified


Addition of senior leadership with a deep financial services background


Renamed and rebranded the firm to Avivant Partners, reflecting our rich history and growth potential


Celebrating 20 years and planning for growth



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