Destination Management

Paragon Events is your premier event production and design company specializing in destination management with a personal touch. We offer full service destination support tailored to your particular needs. Our team goal is to enhance your guests’ experience in Florida, the Caribbean or anywhere in the country while promoting your corporate image and goals. We make sure that your guests are cared for in the style and comfort that you would expect from a world class event planning team. At Paragon Events we know that a satisfied guest is our best recommendation and it is our pleasure to deliver just that!

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Transportation

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Provide your guests with a warm, friendly welcome utilizing our customized Airport Meet & Greet service. We can also provide transportation to any location or to an off-property venue for dinner. Use a luxurious limousine, large buses with Wi-Fi, or simple cab service- all organized by our professional team of planners. Whatever the event, we will utilize appropriate vehicles and professional drivers and staff.

Off-site Dining

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Looking to transport your guests into another dimension? Paragon Events can offer numerous suggestions. Experience the beauty of the treasure coast at night under the stars at a private beach location with a traditional Lobster Bake; enjoy a sunset cruise up the intracoastal on a private yacht; experience the splendor of a bygone era at The Flagler Museum; or enjoy one of the many restaurants in the area.

Florida Adventures

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Up for an adventure? Tour the Everglades on an exciting Airboat Excursion, go Deep Sea or Fly Fishing, enjoy Snorkeling on beautiful reefs or experience other fun Watersport Adventures, go Horseback Riding, watch races at Moroso Motorsports, or visit the beautiful and scenic museums Florida has to offer. We can customize any adventure for you. Here’s a sampling of Florida adventures to pique your interest.

International Programs

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Prague River Cruise

Enjoy an itinerary that offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the rich history, culture, and gastronomy of central Europe. Beginning in Prague, Czech Republic, we’ll spend two nights in the “City of Spires”, followed by an evening in Nuremberg, Germany before boarding the Avalon’s Vista ship on our way to Budapest and down the legendary Danube River. Our luxury adventure offers outstanding sightseeing, fabulous food and wine, and unique experiences both as a group and at your leisure. Click here to see a sample itinerary.

Saigon Jeep Tour - Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

Drive around the city of Ho Chi Minh in a M151 US Military Jeep that was left in Vietnam after the Vietnam War in 1955.  Get picked up at your hotel and drive around passing by the major attraction sites of Saigon as, Central Post Office and Saigon Grand Cathedral, Majestic Hotel, City Municipal Theatre, City Hall and Ben Thanh Market.  Stop to visit the Reunification Palace – the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War before heading to  FITO Museum. This is the one and only private Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine with a collection of 3,000 items, including traditional tools and ancient documents, traces the development of traditional medicine in Vietnam. From the museum, continue to drive to the further part of Saigon, where tourists hardly come.  Drive around with a topless Jeep with a local English speaking tour guide.

Tour of Arashiyama and Rickshaw, Japan

Arashiyama is one of the most popular tourism districts in Kyoto. Spend some time getting acquainted with the food and culture of two historically important and beautiful districts of Kyoto on this guided walking tour. Stroll over the ninth-century Togetsukyo Bridge and make stops to sample Yuba soup, rice crackers, fried Yuba cake and leek pancakes. After a visit to the 14th-century Tenryu-ji temple, head to a beautiful bamboo garden and indulge in some traditional Japanese sweetsweets as well.

Sake Brewery, Japan

Visit 6th generation sake brewery and learn the process of sake making, later enjoy sake tasting with a nice meal served by a former 5* hotel chef.  Sample a variety of premium sakes and learn more about the processes and techniques behind Japan’s national drink in this tasting masterclass, led by the brewery’s experienced in-house sommelier. Drinks are accompanied by light snacks.

Chu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam

The Cu Chi Tunnels were used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters. The tunnel systems were of great importance to the Viet Cong in their resistance to American forces, and helped achieve ultimate military success.  Visit a network of 200km long underground dug-out which was being used during the Vietnam – USA war.

Bali

Make your way through Bali from the mountains to the Sea. Visit the Besakia Temple on the slopes of Mount Agung, the Tanah Lot Temple surrounded by the sea, or enjoy a day white water rafting on the Ayung River. Experience a majestic Sumatran elephant ride, visit Mount Batur, or check out eh scenic expanses of rice fields in Ubud.

 

 

 

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Everglades Tour & Airboat Ride

Come glide with us through the trails of the everglades. Begin your tour on one of the airboats and enjoy the scenery and a unique Eco System discussion by the captain. You will see alligators, fish, turtles and many other of Mother Nature’s surprises. You will then visit the live alligator and reptile exhibit where you will see crocodiles, caymen and various non-venomous snakes and turtles in various stages of growth. Move on to a replica of an 18th century Indian Village and receive a presentation on the history and culture of the Seminole Indian. Finally visit the Bird of Prey exhibit to see hawks, owls, vultures and other assorted feathered and furry creatures.

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Deep Sea Fishing

Climb aboard for a half or full day of high seas action while you’re hunting for “The Big One” on the tropical clear waters of South Florida. Having a legendary reputation for being a deep-sea fishing paradise, the South Florida coast gives you open access to the Atlantic Ocean and the thrill of personally battling a giant exotic game fish.

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A Day at the Beach

Whether your group wants to relax in private cabanas or enjoy exciting ocean activities; a day at the beach is sure to be a hit for everyone! Wave Runners, Boogie Boards, Banana Boat Rides, Beach Volleyball or Snorkeling…there is something for everyone.

Catamaran Cruise

Enjoy a scenic intracoastal waterway sail and view beautiful waterfront homes in Boca Raton and the Palm Beaches, or south to the Keys, then sail out into the Atlantic Ocean and see the amazing marine life. Swimming, sailing, fishing and snorkeling are some of the activities to experience on the cruise. Guests will find that there is nothing like the exhilaration of sailing in the open ocean, as the hulls cut through the water, gliding over the waves with the sounds of the winds in the sails.

 

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A Day at the Polo Matches

Enjoy a “Grand” day at the polo fields as Palm Beach fulfill its heritage of providing the most exciting and competitive polo in North America. Recognized as the International winter headquarters, the magnificent Palm Beach Polo and Country Club features 10 polo fields and a 5,000 seat stadium. Activities may include a catered tailgate lunch before the match or a teambuilding event on the acres of plush land or evening ranch type barbecue at the stables…

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The Flagler Museum

Henry Morrison Flagler, 1830-1913, was the founder of the Standard Oil Company with John D. Rockefeller and Samuel Andrews. When Flagler built this white palace for his bride, Mary Lily Keenan, as a wedding present, he spared no expense. The opulence of The Great Hall, the Louis XV Ballroom and the Louis XIV Music Room, now restored to their original glory, were designed for entertaining in the grand manner. The museum also holds a beautiful collection of laces, antique dolls and toys. “The Rambler,” Flagler’s private railway car #91 is displayed on the South lawn. Today, Whitehall is a National Historic Landmark and is known as one of America’s great Gilded Age Estates.

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Lion Country Safari

Lion Country Safari is an exciting 4.2-mile drive-through Preserve, known as one of the world’s great wild animal preserves with a thousand animals roaming free, inches from your car. In addition, visitors can take advantage of a relaxing walk-through park with animal theater, petting zoo, Lory bird feeding exhibit, boat tour, paddle boats, miniature golf, restaurant, gift shops and picnic areas.

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Norton Gallery of Art

Visit one of the most highly distinguished small museums in the United States. The Norton has ten galleries for the exhibition of art, a library, a theater and an interior sculpture garden to enjoy. The museum includes major works of art by the impressionist and modern masters, as well as key pieces by the leaders in American sculpture and paintings.

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Morikami and The Orchid Museum

Experience the essence of Asia in the tropics with serene gardens, artful bonsai trees, scenic ponds and waterfalls. The Morikami Museum is a tranquil oasis which offers changing exhibits of traditional and modern Japanese culture. The Orchid Museum boasts an amazing array of different species throughout a beautiful garden like setting. Enjoy strolling through these delicate varieties while building your education on the most unusual names of these plants.

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Vizcaya Mansion-Miami

Built as a winter home in 1916 by James Deering, heir to the Harvester fortune, this magnificent palace overlooking the illuminated Great Stone Barge and Biscayne Bay is available to tour during the day or for evening events. This breathtaking venue would be a perfect canvas for creating the most unforgettable event.

 

Themed Events

Paragon Events customizes themed events for any occasion, but please consider a few of our past successes.

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Night on Orient

Far East meets West with a blend of exotic décor to present an evening fit for an Emperor. Pass through a Pagoda archway dressed with imperial garden greens and down a red carpet while being entertained by Chinese dragon dancers and Oriental greeters.

 

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Mexican Fiesta

Bienvenidos amigos! It’s fiesta time! The excitement of old Mexico comes alive as we recreate a vibrant and colorful South of the Border fiesta! Bursting with the sights and sounds of Mexico, our fiesta is set in a pueblo village complete with cantinas, adobe arches, authentic adobe walls and a colorful vendor market area. Enjoy the evening while Mariachi’s stroll about….

 

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Arabian Nights

Romantic and magical, Arabian Nights is a past in which horsemanship, daggers and swords, camels and turbans are juxtaposed with the enchantment and mystery of wish-granting genies, flying carpets and snake charmers. Come to the desert and find an Oasis to soothe your weary soul and a Harem to charm you into the sweet seduction of Arabian Nights.

 

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Mardi Gras

Welcome to Bourbon Street, the birthplace of Jazz…that rowdy, raucous place where inhibitions are lost and the ultimate party is defined…Mardi Gras! The magic of Mardi Gras is in the outrageous costumes, the lively music, the spicy-hot foods and the undaunting charm of the historically famous Old French Quarter in New Orleans. The sounds of a Dixieland trio fill the air with an upbeat Creole sound, and everywhere there is anticipation of more to come. Now offering 2017 bookings! Click here to view your trip itinerary.

 

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Lobster Bake on a Private Beach or Cabana Club

Imagine a magnificent outdoor setting with the spectacular ocean views amidst native tropical foliage. Guests will be greeted with classic mojitos as they proceed towards the beach via a tiki torch lit pathway. Worries “disappear” as the sounds of a steel drum band emulate into the night. After dinner, guests can dance the night away on the beach under a moonlit sky.

 

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Great Gatsby/Roaring 20's Nightclub

Tonight your guests will know that everything old is new again! Men wore baggy suits, women wore dresses…and everyone danced! Start your cocktail reception off with interactive character “Gangsters” as they welcome and mingle with your guests. Be sure to pay attention as they secretly tell you about the hottest club…and most of all, the secret password to get into it. As the reception ends, watch out for the keystone cops as you secretly slip through the back door of the most happening club in town. Be sure to know the password…Guests will step out in style when they enter the room; black and white décor, a jumping swing band, swing dancers and a casino tables. Inhibitions are lost in the rebellion of prohibition…where liquor flows like water, a good hand brings in the dough and the dancing goes till dawn!

 

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Latin Caribbean Evening

The sights and sounds of a Caribbean island ignite the evening. Brightly colored tropic cloths, limes, yellow, orange and purple are enhanced by tropical centerpieces, illuminated trees, tiki hut bars and thatched palm frond entrance decor. An island band will heat up the night with the sounds of steel drums and congas.

 

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Latin Salsa Evening

Brazil meets Cuba and all Latin points in between. The trees are swatched with lights, the sounds of Latin Rhythms warm the night and the cool blues and warm hues of the evening are ignited by Latin Dancers. La Mystique performs production numbers and illuminates with fantastic costume changes and interactive dance numbers.

 

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Island Luau

The essence of Polynesia comes alive in the songs and dances of the celebrated Islanders Revue. Your guests will witness Polynesia’s rich heritage in dances such as the Hawaiian Wedding song where two young lovers are separated and then reunited in marriage. Or, the spirited Tahitian solo drum dance competition from Polynesia’s largest annual cultural celebration, the “Heiva I Tahiti.” Enjoy this live performance which includes a band and dancers.

 

Spouse Programs

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Worth Avenue Shopping Excursion

Worth Avenue has been treasured for half a century by visitors the world over as the epitome of fine shopping in a historic and beautiful venue. More than 200 specialty shops, galleries and restaurants, offer exceptional merchandise and gourmet cuisine. The picturesque architecture features courtyards, tile archways, wrought iron balconies, fountains and cascading bougainvillea. Some of the shops include Neiman Marcus, Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani, Tiffany & Co., Hermes, Van Cleef & Arpels, Gucci, and Chanel.

 

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Cooking Classes

Enjoy an afternoon or evening learning the techniques of Contemporary American Cuisine. Hosted by Chef Ron Radabaugh, a world-famous Master Chef, who was also the Executive Chef for Dakotah 624. Experience each course as the chef prepares it. You’ll be working side by side with the chef as he teaches you about the ingredients, history and presentation of Dakotah’s most sumptuous dishes. The best part is that everyone will dine on his or her own creations!

 

 

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Jewelry Making

Your guests will have a fabulous time while creating their own masterpieces. Whether you choose a ballroom, garden or ocean side setting for this activity, your guests will be sure to walk away with a unique piece of history. Swarovski crystals, semi-precious stones, Czech pearls and other fabulous gems come from Angela’s travels around the world. Designs come from the extensive research by Angela which includes replicated pieces from fine publications and designers or from your own imagination. Partake and Enjoy!

 

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Kayak Tours

Kayaking has become one of the world’s fastest growing leisure activities, and whether you’ve never tried kayaking or it’s already your favorite sport, you’ll be in good hands with experienced and trained guides. A variety of tours from Intercostals Waterway to Oleta Park and even a Full Moon tour to see what Florida’s ecosystems are like at night area available!

 

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Bicycle Tours

Want a workout and to experience the beautiful scenery of Florida? A variety of trails from easy difficult mountain biking terrain through the beautiful Everglades ecosystem are available. For those who are not keen on the nature ride, try a ride by the beach or through downtown Ft. Lauderdale.

 

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Other Adventures

From its sandy beaches to its lush Everglade ecosystem, South Florida has it all. Try Wave Runners, Boogie Boards, Parasailing, Banana Boat Rides, Jet Skis, Paddle boats, Diving, Horseback Riding, Sailing, Beach Volleyball, Snorkeling and Beach Aerobics…there is something for everyone and Paragon knows where to find it all.

 

Whatever your imagination…Paragon Events can make it happen. The possibilities are endless!