Vendors & resources

Vendors and resources

Below are some vendors with whom MIT event planners have worked successfully. For detailed guidance on recommended vendors and bidding process/regulations, please contact Procurement in the Office of the Vice President for Finance—and you can always search for MIT Preferred Providers by logging in with your MIT certificates.

Have you a vendor to recommend to colleagues? Please let us know about your experience!


Ceremonial

Catering

 

 

*indicates a preferred caterer, offering a discount to MIT clients

Media services

MIT resources and organizations

Music, decor, and entertainment

Parking, transportation, and shuttles

Photography

Printing and promotional products

See also MIT Procurement preferred printers

Rental china, linen, and meeting/event equipment

Security and safety

Space reservations

Team building

Translation services

Travel arrangements

Other

  • On-campus poster distribution: Hire Rachel Maillet to add your event posters to bulletin boards across campus
 
 

MIT Conference Services

...is a one-stop, fee-for-service event management resource available to Institute and outside conference organizers. More

Tim the Beaver is available to attend events hosted by MIT-recognized student groups and departments.

MIT Copytech has three convenient locations on campus.

Did you know?

MIT Communications Initiatives offers counsel on all kinds of communications activities, including project planning, printing, photography, social media, and graphic design. They’ll also help you prepare a Request for Proposals and evaluate the bids. Contact

The MIT campus cake featured at Toast to Tech in 2011 was produced by the master bakers of Montilio’s.

MIT’s Endicott House in Dedham can accomodate small and mid-sized groups for professional meetings and special events.

Photo: Dominick Reuter

mint chip ice cream cone

Ice cream socials are always popular events! MIT planners recommend the following:

 

MIT Police escort the Academic Procession on Commencement Day.

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