Meet Our CEO

Renee Radabaugh

Renee Radabaugh, CMP is the President and Managing Director of Paragon Events, Inc. headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida with offices in Boston, MA; Los Angeles, CA; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Richmond, VA; and Washington, D.C. Paragon Events offers meeting and event planning services globally under Renee’s internationally recognized management.

Renee has over 30 years of experience in the event planning and event marketing industry, specializing in corporate, government, nonprofit, healthcare, and high-end social events, as well as large-scale meetings, conferences and tradeshows.

Founded by Renee in 1989, Paragon Events has evolved into a multifaceted, award-winning organization that provides complete marketing solutions, corporate brand strategy, association management, corporate incentives, destination management, and environmentally-friendly eco-events in addition to comprehensive, tried-and-true event planning services.

Renee leads an award-winning internship program, internationally recognized as an “Internship of Excellence,” that attracts industry applicants from around the world and boasts a high post-internship job placement rate.

Finally, Paragon Events has broaden its horizons with the creation of Cultural Explorations Cuba, a travel management company that specializes in providing rewarding experiences and cultivating meetings and events to the formerly forbidden and beautifully mysterious island of Cuba. The company has become an extension of Paragon Events, organizing trips and programs for over 1000 travelers since its inception. Cultural Explorations is expert at securing both hotel and meeting space, and offering exclusive activities such as private visits to the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Havana.

Renee speaks at BizBash Live: The Expo 2015

Renee Radabaugh with Lt. Governor of Florida

Moderator for MPI South Florida’s May Education Event at Marlin’s Park Stadium in Miami, Florida

Renee Radabaugh’s Notable Awards, Recognition & Publications

Renee Radabaugh featured on the November issue of MPI’s The Meetings Professional Magazine.

Published: Expert articles, quotes and anecdotes by Renee and her team have been published in Special Events Magazine, Successful Meetings Magazine, Orlando Business Journal, Boca Raton Magazine, American Express Venture Magazine, Delray Beach Magazine, the Sun Sentinel, ConventionSouth Magazine, South Florida Magazine, MPI’s One+ Magazine, MPI’s The Meeting Professional, BizBash website and more