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at the intersection of hospitality, food + wine, celebrations and travel.


For the past twenty years we've helped corporations, board of directors, associations, agencies and private clients elevate their guest experiences worldwide. We value strategic partnerships and become an extension of our clients' team. Click below to view a small sample of the diverse projects in the KBE portfolio.


Whether we're helping you conceptualize your next hospitality project, activating your brand to stand out in a crowd of event goers, or planning your dream party, our commitment to elevate the event is unwavering. Our clients benefit from our global experience and world-class vendor networks. Contact us for a complete list of services which include site selection, venue comparison & contracting, budget planning, event design, transportation, food & beverage development, event registration & invitations, on-site event management, gifting & so much more!


Trusted voices in the event, hospitality and tourism industry for the past two decades, Amber and Emily have been featured on The Today Show, The Washington Post, Town & Country, Martha Stewart Weddings, Glamour, Biz Bash & more! Karson Butler is passionate about sharing their expertise with others - as featured speakers on national stages, in their community advocating for the strategic direction of the industry, and in the classroom mentoring the next generation of leaders.

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Business partners for nearly two decades, twins Emily and Amber are re-defining what hospitality looks like. Their passion for events, travel, food + beverage and entertaining are infused in each unique client experience they design. Trusted for their ability to elevate guest experiences, brands and clients are turning to Karson Butler to make their next activation, event or celebration one people can't stop talking about.

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...and many more!


Their creativity, bold ideas, and ability to over-deliver on ambitious promises truly sets their business apart. The Karson Butler Events team is incredibly hard-working, brilliant, and innovative. They embody the spirit of being a good neighbor and showing us they are at our side.”

Downtown SLO CEO

Bettina Swigger

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