Kara Minogue & Company is a bespoke event planning firm committed to building communities by creating one-of-a-kind special events. 
We specialize in crafting deep and meaningful client relationships and devote ourselves to developing an inherent understanding of each organization or corporation. This tailor-made approach ensures that every event is a true partnership. Our commitment to collaboration guarantees that goals are met and that each celebration is a success. 
Kara founded the firm in 2007 after a long tenure as New York City Ballet’s Director of Special Events. Over the past thirteen years, she has built a company with production and coordination savvy in events ranging from small intimate affairs to major fundraising galas to large-scale private functions. Her events expertise is coupled with a skilled fluency in non-profit consulting and board development. Acting as an ambassador for her clients, Kara has cultivated and stewarded relationships with numerous vendors and collaborators who share her dedication to detail.

The entire KM & Company team has an extensive background in developing, planning, executing, and providing guidance on a myriad of projects that are permeated with professionalism, poise and passion. Each member of Kara’s loyal and talented network is as equally driven as she is to deliver excellence. The success of the firm is based on the warm character of this community. Our repeat clients and numerous referrals are our best calling card.


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American Academy in Rome

American Ballet Theatre

American Friends of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

American Friends of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

American Theatre Wing

Bard College

Bard College Conservatory of Music Graduate Vocal Arts Program

Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Public Library

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Edible Schoolyard NYC

Foundation for Contemporary Arts

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Lumos Foundation USA

Matthew Marks Gallery

National Center for Law and Economic Justice

National Center for Learning Disabilities

National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts

New Heights Youth, Inc.

New York City Ballet

New York Public Radio

Poetry Society of America


Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art

Smithsonian Institution Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture

Studio in a School

Teach For America Bay Area

The Shed

Travelers Insurance Companies

USA Water Polo

Volunteers of America, Greater New York

Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust, Inc.

Plus, numerous private clients, as well as ongoing collaborations with the renowned design and event production firm Van Wyck & Van Wyck.


kind words

“Kara was ahead of the game at every critical point and had the most wonderful can-do attitude.  She helped us capture all of the joy and excitement that is the best of Studio in a perfectly flawless night.”

Agnes Gund

Founder, Studio in a School

President Emerita, Museum of Modern Art

“Kara understands all the constituencies of an event, knows how to navigate through all of those, and does so with great diplomacy.  It creates an environment where everyone does what they have to do."

Charlotte Moss

Award-Winning Interior Designer, Speaker and Author


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