About Us


Simply put, specialty live events is what we do! We create, design, promote, produce and implement event ideas and bring them to life. We are the only full service special events company in Minnesota offering detailed event service, event marketing and event consulting services. When you work with Kern and Kompany we provide a peace of mind to your organization knowing that you are partnering with a widely renowned organization with over 25 years of experience.


Kern and Kompany produces and promotes some of Minnesota’s largest specialty live events such as the nationally recognized and award winning Duluth Airshow, the largest legal drag racing event of its kind in the entire United States in the Duluth Drag Races & Car Show, and the  Duluth Oktoberfestival.  Some our live theatrical events include the Shrine Circus, Enchanted Tea Party and Disney Kids Live.

Not only do we produce and promote our own events internally, but we also produce corporate events and consult entities on event planning, event marketing and logistics.  Whether your event is for 50 people or 100,000 our team can help you succeed. There is nothing more satisfying than sitting back and letting a Kern and Kompany event come to life in front of you.


Our team is here to help you think outside of the box and market your event to your specific demographic. We do the research, we implement the event marketing action plan a unleash the power of our event marketing platform.  From social media integration to web design to product promotion – we do it all! We have studied the demographics and know the most effective way to reach your target audiences and bring that WOW factor to your marketing campaign. Our creative and innovative team can’t wait to sit down with you to discuss your new marketing venture.

To see how we can help create something just for your brand or event please contact us.