SideCar Event Services
You found us. Welcome to SideCar Event Services!
At SideCar Event Services, we are event services pros who have seen it all. You steer - SideCar experts will go with you for the ride. Need to get that permit for circus bears? Need security to make sure the bears don’t make a run for it? Need boots on the ground to implement your version of the circus? We’ve got you covered.
Whether you need one of us or a caravan, we are here to get you where you need to be. Count on us for the most efficient route, avoiding potholes and detours we know event professionals like yourself can be up against.
There is no task too mundane or ridiculous--or that we have not thought of before! We focus on risk management and preventing problems before they happen. Let us be your partner and increase your staff hassle-free.
Your Team of SideKicks
Dion P Cook
Sacramento Production and Lighting - CEO
Dion has 35 yrs in this industry and through Sacramento Production & Lighting, provides state of the art audio-visual technology and experienced staff to create a wide variety of spectacular events. From meetings to live touring, Dion and his team have extensive experience working with producers, technical directors, event coordinators art directors and meeting planners. As a result, the team understands and anticipates our client's needs, working as a strategic partner in the planning process so they don't have to sweat the details. Dion's goal is to exceed expectations by providing superior customer service and equipment…doing whatever it takes to produce an extraordinary event and make our clients shine!
Apollo Productions - Owner
Jamieson is a respected event professional with a variety of experience in varying business segments. His portfolio over 20 years of events include project management for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, producing the first US based women’s only mud run, producing consumer facing ride and drive events for Nissan, producing general session events, providing technical support for presidential visits, consulting with the Republican National Convention Site Selection committee and producing a hospitality home for Procter & Gamble in London during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
Many of the projects Jamieson has worked on have required 6 months or more time in planning and had budgets greater than $2.5MM. Most projects have required interfacing with multiple stakeholders or required buy-in from a larger group of people. Jamieson’s flexibility, calm demeanor and teamwork have been necessary to adequately guide the creative process, stay within budget and deliver value within the event design.
Copy Editor and Marketing Manager
With a lifelong passion for writing Kristen finds satisfaction and joy taking your event to the next level with compelling copy. Through extensive research and customization, make your event stand out with unique and thoughtful prose. Kristen is detail and deadline oriented to fit any need you might have for your event. Whether it is digital copy for your event’s website, or printed materials for display, don’t miss an opportunity to make an impact. You steer, she'll write.
Its Only Temp - Principal
Michael is a Principal with It’s Only Temp. Michael carries certifications as an: Aerial Lift Operator, Fork Lift Operator, State Certified Electrical Contractor. Michael is a masterful problem solver with an innate ability to strategize and solution outside of the box.
It’s Only Temp is a family owned business since early 1980. IOT
successfully deliver, execute, and manage a variety of large scale and
intimate events. IOT specializes in master planning and production
services. We own and install our inventory along with the capability to supplement inventory from trusted partners nationwide. Our wide array of products includes: cable ramps, total structures, truss, rigging components, steel deck staging and electrical distribution. We service over 90 events annually consisting of fairs, festivals, corporate meetings and sporting events.
Melynda "Mindy" McPherson
MRM Event Management, LLC - President
MRM Event Management LLC is the vision of Owner and President, Mindy McPherson. MRM Event Management LLC provides an unmatched superior skill set to successfully deliver projects since its inception in 2010. Mindy is respected industry wide, known for expert on-site event execution and following best practice.
For over 30 years Mindy has provided a full range of specialized event services globally which include ensuring client satisfaction through direct oversight of staffing, resourcing, planning, production and contract management. Mindy is an effective team manager with exceptional supervisory skills, multi-tasking ability, logistics and operations precision, efficient scheduling, on-time budget and deliverables. Travel, automobile racing, cooking, volunteering as well as spending time with friends and family, are a few of her favorite things!
Mary Pettit Cook, CMP
Alegria Destination & Event Management - Owner
With over 20 years of experience in event planning and travel management, Mary Cook, CMP specializes in sourcing venues and travel destinations, and planning meetings and incentive events. Her strategic approach to planning encourages collaboration to fulfill her client’s dreams and expectations. With a passion for organization and obsession for detail, Mary’s goal is to create a stress-free, enjoyable experience, “Plan for everything you can expect, to be prepared for the unexpected.”
Mary established Alegria Destination & Events to fulfill a lifelong dream of being self-employed and to work from her laptop and mobile devices anywhere, anytime. ADE is a fully accredited ARC (Airline Reporting Corporation) and IATA travel agency, with Sabre GDS. Mary earned her current Certified Meeting Professional designation in 2001, and holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Hospitality, Meeting and Travel Administration from Metropolitan University of Denver.
Kirk D Rhodes, CPP
Major Event Security Professional & Operations Consultant
Kirk is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP,) board certified by the American Society for Industrial Security International. A professional event consultant with proven success in the planning, integration,
and operation of complex security and event services operations, around the globe. In addition, Kirk has proven his success in management, planning, coordination, and effective execution of security projects and environments for corporate and event clients worldwide. A creative and results oriented practitioner with a drive for continuous improvement and a passion for delivery.
Perfeci, LLC - President
Roman Wroclawski is an experienced programmer and project leader. He has enhanced the technological capacity and efficiency of a wide range of organizations, including international retailers and the government of California. Team members can expect a sharp eye for detail and a creative approach to solving technical problems. When not working with his clients, Roman is enjoying the beaches of Santa Monica or training for his next race.