Creative, Forward-thinking, Thorough, Enthusiastic. These are the most common words your likely to hear when asked about RGI founder Rachael Glaws from her many satisfied clients. Her event production & publicity prowess paired with her passion for perfection has made her one of the most in demand planners in the country.
After a decade of experience in Los Angeles, Rachael returned home to her native DC, founding RGI events & public relations in 2007; quickly garnering a nod from Washington Life Magazine in 2008 as one of the city’s premier firms. She repeated that recognition in 2009 and 2010 as well as being named to The Washington Business Journal’s Top 25 Meeting and Events Planners list in 2009 and 2010.
She has produced a wide range of functions such as:
- Awards Shows
- Sporting Tournaments
- Retail and Consumer Events
- Trade shows
- Corporate Meetings & Conventions
- Gala Fundraisers and Community events
She has done work on behalf of CarMax, Target, Johnson & Johnson, Island Def Jam Music Group, Comedy Central, The Yucaipa Companies and The William Morris Agency just to name a few. Rachael is also the founding force behind the nationwide luxury consumer events A Chic Affair and A Baby Affair.
Her events have been applauded by The New York Times, DC Magazine, E! News, The Style Network, The Today Show, Good Day LA, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, WUSA 9, NBC 4, The Washington Business Journal, Washington Life Magazine and BizBash Magazine among many others.
The earmarks of an RGI event
Our events have original ideas, cutting edge technologies and creative concepts wrapped in style. Rachael strives to give her clients tangible ROI and move their organizational agendas forward through a seamless event. Her greatest strength is recognizing the power and purpose of events to an organization and helping her clients see real results and achieve their goals through them. Of her unique and well-rounded approach Rachael says,
‘Solid logistics are paramount no matter what event you’re producing, but there is no reason that great management cannot look chic.’
Rachael publishes frequent articles on the events industry and lends her expertise to various conferences, panels, roundtables and event hosting engagements on the subjects of event production & management, marketing, public relations & entrepreneurship. She is also the DC Philanthropy columnist for the DC Examiner. Rachael has served as the events chair for local non-profit Luke’s Wings since 2009 and is also heavily involved with The Washington Humane Society and the Alzheimer’s Association. When not in RGI’s Georgetown office you can find her in the gym as the coach of the nationally ranked Bishop O’Connell High School Varsity Cheerleading Squad. She resides in Arlington, Virginia with her boyfriend and English Bulldog, Chauncey, and is a proud member of the Washington Ballet Jete Society, The Smithsonian Young Benefactors, and The Trust for the National Mall’s L’Enfant Society, The Corcoran Gallery of Art’s 1869 Society and the International Special Events Society.