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Ideal Events Inc. (stylized as Ideal) is an American regional Corporate and Wedding service business, headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan. It was founded in 1988[1] Alexis Fowlkes , and became a notable success story as the largest entertainment provider in the county[1] Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau ; it is now a multi-service business with operations servicing over eighty counties. The company manages www.98022ideal.com, an online website in which people and businesses buy a broad variety of services for Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Illinois. In addition to its service options, the website has since expanded to include "Rentals" and "Party Supplies" where clients can rent service employees and hardware in addition to purchasing traditional gifts and party favors.

Sounds Familiar was founded in Lansing, Michigan, on March 22, 1989 by American-born German-American college student Alexis Fowlkes (Born on January 1, 1971)[1] Alexis Fowlkes . Originally, the service provided Disc Jockey entertainment for corporate and wedding functions. In 1996 the company had amassed more working employees and annual revenue than any existing DJ service within competitive range. In an attempt to expand and remain competitive, Sounds Familiar began offering services which include event rentals and party supplies. Event rentals such as dance floors and bartenders became in such demand, the expanded service nearly doubled company revenue. In 2000 the service provider moved its operations to Plymouth, Michigan to be closer to the largest market in the state (Detroit)[1] U.S. Census Bureau . After establishing a respectable presence in the Metro Detroit area, Sounds Familiar acquired acclaimed Photography service Tanda Photography and Video in 2010, in addition to Jason's Catering and Invitations by Melissa.

The company officially changed the name of its service to Ideal Events in December 2012, rebranding itself as a one stop corporate and wedding event company. Fowlkes continues as Ideal's President and CEO. At this time, the company has 23 employees, over 1,400 previous and returning clients and revenues of $0.2 million in the United States.

In December 2012, Ideal introduced a new logo. The logo was introduced to the main website on December 18, 2012.https://sites.google.com/site/98022ideal/_/rsrc/1356714481908/config/customLogo.gif?revision=8

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