Special Events Services

SB 820

California Senate Bill 820 imposes additional restrictions for contracting out for services performed in buildings that have received capital state funding. As a condition for UC Berkeley receiving state capital funding, contracting out for covered services is generally not permissible. The list of UC Berkeley state-funded buildings can be found through Supply Chain Management here:

SB 820 Building Listing

Events Services supports the Berkeley Campus, UCB off-campus locations, and University of California Office of the President with a full range of event services.

By using our services you receive:

  • Negotiated contracts to provide the best price from the highest quality vendors
  • Insurance verification to guarantee compliance with UCB policies & protect you in case of accidents
  • Prescreening of vendors to ensure the highest quality service
  • Easy payment through your campus chart string (or intercampus chart string.)
  • Assistance in handling the unexpected surprises of your event

Our coordinators can provide:

  • Cost estimates & consultations
  • Crews for:
    • Room setups of existing furniture
    • Material delivery or setup
    • Or any additional reason you may need a few extra hands
  • Rental equipment such as:
    • Tables
    • Chairs
    • Linens
    • Tents
    • Umbrellas
    • Plus china, flatware and more
  • Planning assistance including:
    • Catering coordination and payment
    • Venue selection and scheduling
    • Decoration coordination and payment
    • And many other support services
  • Supplies for your event such as:
    • Paper and plastic table covers (available in white, blue and gold)

In addition, we can offer you:

  • Advice on how to make your event run more smoothly
  • Assistance in permit completion and compliance

When in doubt about what we can do for your event, just give us a call and ask.

We’re always happy to discuss the options and find solutions.

*Once an order is placed if the order is canceled there is a cancellation fee of $91.00 minimum.

If canceled within 5 businesses day of order additional fees may apply.*

Tamera Garlock
Project Manager

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