Located in Charlotte, NC, eXtravaganza is a full service event planning and production company composed of two divisions, Events & Props and The Extravaganza Depot.
We are the largest company of our kind between Atlanta and Washington, DC, with 14,000 square feet of distinctive props and theme décor items along with 7,000 square feet of event space.
Whether you need unforgettable décor or a unique venue, our full-time experienced event managers, designers and artists can assist in creating the perfect event to meet your objectives.
Mark Middlesworth, CPO
As a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, Mark takes pride in his acquisition of the largest prop collection between Atlanta, GA and Washington, D.C. He always enjoys conquering a challenge and if you see him on a show set up, you know you are in for a great event!
Holly Lunn, Senior Special Events Manager / Sales Manager
As the most senior member of the sales / event team, Holly has been in the hospitality industry for over thirty years. She has been involved with most aspects of the event business at one time or another in her accomplished career. Beginning with working in hotels, she has done everything from Banquet Services to Director of Catering and Events. She has been with Extravaganza for just over 15 years now, and works with some of our VIP clients, including the Charlotte Hornets and Red Ventures. She is not only devoted to her clients, but has also been a mentor and leader to the rest of the Extravaganza team.
Jennifer Morgan, Special Events Manager / Facility Manager
Jennifer Morgan joined the Extravaganza event team in 2011 after relocating to Charlotte, NC from New York, NY. She graduated from Queens College and the FashionInstitute of Technology in New York and has a background working in fashion design, merchandising and sales. After a few years of assisting with fashion shows she realized her real passion was for the eventside of the business and this is where she ultimately decided to put her focus. She started as an event assistant, but very quickly her unwavering professionalism and talent for design helped move her up within the company to where she is now.Jennifer loves collaborating with her clients to create custom designs for every event; be it in the Extravaganza Depot or at any other venue.
Danielle Smith, Special Events Manager Danielle joined the Extravaganza team in September of 2016 and worked her way up to Sales by July 2017. She may be the newest and youngest team member but Danielle brings a lot to the table and ensures every event runs smoothly. Her mission is to build a personal relationship with every client and to work with them to make their event a memorable one. With a passion and expertise in children’s birthday parties, Danielle is not afraid to face a challenge or step out-of-the-box to make any kind of event a success. Whatever is brought to the table, Danielle will make it happen.
Jackie Shiu, Sales & Marketing Events Coordinator
After graduating Davidson College in 2016, Jackie found a passion for the event industry when she assisted her Alma mater in coordinating and executing student and alumni events. When she joined the Extravaganza team in July of 2017, she was dedicated in her work and quickly found her role in Sales. She prides herself in establishing meaningful relationships with her clients, developing visually innovative event proposals, and tackling any challenges to help create each event a personal one. In her spare time, Jackie can be found in the air, rather it be playing around with aerial arts or planning for her next trip around the world!
Teresa Norman, Designer
Teresa has been with Extravaganza since before our grand opening and has successfully planned, designed and executed prestigious events throughout the East Coast for over 30 years. Her impeccable eye for design and creativity has dubbed her not only one of the best in Charlotte, but arguably one the best production managers in the state. She works with all of the event coordinators to help create memorable events that beyond exceed expectations of all our clients.
Doug Clark, Artistic Director / Casino Talent Coordinator
Doug has been in this business for the better part of 20 years and is an essential asset to the Extravaganza event team effort. He assists the team on determining how to best represent a concept visually, and helps to execute these visions as such. His instinct and talent for design and building have proven invaluable when creating sets for clients such as Bojangles and Miller / Coors. He also coordinates all of Extravaganza Casino nights to huge success, but would say that his greatest accomplishment has and always will be as a devoted husband and father.