Recommended Vendors

This list includes internal departments that provide event services, as well as our recommendations for external vendors. If you need help finding the right supplier, please contact the Office of University Events. If you work with a vendor who is a Northeastern alumni/ae or who does an outstanding job, please tell us!

Audio/Visual Equipment

Campus Media Services- Phone: 617.373.4357, Web: www.help.neu.edu

Mass AV, Billerica, MA.- Phone: 978.670.4031, Web: www.massav.com

Productions, Inc. Lawrence, MA.- Phone: 978.725.8200, Web: http://www.productionsinc.com/

Caterers

Rebecca's Catering- Phone: 617.373.2479, Web: www.rebeccascafe.com/neu

For a complete list of recommended caterers, click here.

*NOTE: If you are considering using a caterer other than Rebecca's, University policies, contracts, and insurance requirements apply. You must have approval from the director of food service and the Business Office. Rebecca's is the only caterer authorized to serve alcohol at approved functions on campus. No other caterer may serve alcohol.

Calligraphy, Certificates and Awards

Rosen Studio- Phone: 617.479.5880, Web: www.jrrosenstudio.com  

Décor and Balloons

Party by Design- Phone: 781.848.1665, Web: www.partybydesign.com  

Art of the Event- Phone: 781.670.9292, Web: www.artoftheevent.com

Balloon City of Boston- Phone: 617.567.9114, Web: www.ballooncityboston.com

Balloons Over Boston- Phone: 617.367.3667, Web: www.balloonsoverboston.com

Disability Resources and ASL Interpreting Services

Northeastern's Disability Resource Center, Phone: 617.373.2675, TTY ext. 2730, Web: www.drc.neu.edu

Event Supply Rentals

Interstate Rental Company- Phone: 617.522.6200, Web: www.interstaterental.com

Dame Associates- Phone: 617.783.4777, Web: www.dameassoc.com

Flowers, Floral Supply and Plant Rentals

Rebecca's Café- Phone: 617.373.2479, Web: www.rebeccascafe.com/neu

Lotus Design- Phone: 617.262.7031, Web: www.lotusdesignsflowers.com

Winston Flowers- Phone: 800.457.4901, Web: www.winstonflowers.com

Tropical Celebrations- Phone: 781.659.6838

Gifts and Engraving

Barnes & Noble at Northeastern- Phone: 617.373.2287, Web: www.northeastern.bncollege.com 

2CoolPromos- Phone: Jeff Michaleson, 508.351.9700, Web: www.2coolpromos-online.com

AllSports Promotions- Phone: 978.452.1976, Web: www.allsportspromotions.com

Graphic Design

Northeastern University Reprographics- Phone: 617.373.5646

Northeastern Marketing & Communications- Phone: 617.373.5718 

Linen Rentals

Rebecca's Café- Phone: 617.373.2479, Web: www.dineoncampus.com/Northeastern

Rentals Unlimited- Phone: 781.341.1600, Web: http://www.rentals-unlimited.net/home/

Table Toppers of Newton, Phone: 617.558.0008, Web: www.ttnewton.com

Mailing Services

Pitney Bowes University Mail Services- Phone: 617.373.2370, Web: www.mailservices.neu.edu

United Stated Postal Service- Phone: 800.ASK.USPS, Web: www.usps.com

Music and Entertainment

Northeastern University Performance Arts Student Organizations- a great resource for a list of student groups available for hire at events. Includes singing and instrumental groups, as well as improv and dance groups.

Northeastern Department of Music, faculty and student performers-- Music Department Events Coordinator, ext. 2671

Music Talent of Boston (booking agency)- Phone: 617.489.4900, Web: www.bostonmusicians.org

Entertainment Specialists- Phone: Mike Amado, 617.723.1115, Web: www.entertainmentspecialists.com

Harpist: The Gilded Harp- Phone: Felice Pomeranz, 978.443.0656, Email: felice@guildedharps.com

Photography

Northeastern University Photographer, Mary Knox Merrill- Phone: 617.373.2006, E-mail: m.merrill@neu.edu

Heratch Photography- Phone: 617.787.9300, Web: http://roadsidephoto.com/

Professional Event Images (PEI)- Phone: John Gilooly, 617.620.0737, Web: www.photoreflect.com/PR3/store.aspx?p=5294

Perspective Photo, Craig Bailey- Phone: 617.437.7377, E-mail: perspectivephoto@gmail.com

Poster Boards

Chemistry Department- Phone: 617.373.2811, Web: www.chem.neu.edu/web/ 

Power (outdoor events)

Northeastern Univeristy Electrical Shop- Phone: 617.373.2720, Web: www.northeastern.edu/facilities/electrical.html

See also Audio/Visual Equipment

Printing and copying

NU Reprographics- Phone: 617.373.2766, Web: www.collegiatepress.com/northeastern/ 

Props and Custom-Building

NU Carpentry Shop- Phone: 617.373.4888, Web: www.northeastern.edu/facilities/carpentry.html

Security

Public Safety Office, Phone: 617.373.2121, Web: www.northeastern.edu/publicsafety/

Signs and Banners

NU Sign Shop- Phone: 617.373.2725, Web: www.northeastern.edu/facilities/sign.html

New England Flag and Banner- Phone: 888.922.1892, Web: www.newenglandflagandbanner.com/

Furniture- Tables, Chairs, etc. 

NU Building Services- Phone: 617.373.2757, Web: www.northeastern.edu/facilities/bldservices.html   *If necessary, Building Services can outsource your request.

Petersen Party Rental- Phone: 781.729.4000, Web: www.ppcinc.com/

Cort Event Furnishings- Phone: 888.710.2525, Web: http://www.cortevents.com/

Rentals Unlimited- Phone: 781.341.1600, Web: http://www.rentals-unlimited.net/home/

Transportation

NU Transportation Department (for vans, buses and local freight service)
Phone: 617.373.4609, Web: http://www.northeastern.edu/facilities/transportation.html 

Boston Coach- Phone: 888.735.5038, Web: www.bostoncoach.com/