Party Planners West, Inc (PPW) Inc has been a major force in the ever-expanding field of special events for over 30 years. The privately owned company, was founded in 1981 by
Patricia K Ryan, who left the hotel business upon recognizing the need for corporate event coordination expertise.
Today PPW, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest, full-service corporate event production companies, specializing in large-scale, multi-day events. The business was built servicing a wide range of businesses, but with a special concentration on the sports and entertainment industries.
PPW was ranked 27th in the annual 50 Top Event Companies, by Special Events Magazine in 2012. Patricia was inducted in to the Special Events Hall of Fame in 2003, and the BizBash Hall of Fame in 2008. PPW is a woman owned business and currently ranks among the top 50 women-owned businesses in Los Angeles County.