IMAGE CRAFTERS / perfect event imagination and realization

Image Crafters specializes in non-profit events whose purpose is to raise funds, develop a brand and engage people to support their mission.

We executive produce events from concept to post event follow-up with the client’s mission as our guide. In short, we help each client make money.

Our skill is to anticipate issues and produce amazing and integrated events. We handle the production and sales of sponsorships, advertising and event tickets and all guest communications. We even provide layout, production and printing services for gala event program books.

We supply audio, video, lighting, rigging, staging, décor and talent buying services. Most important, we are a small company and offer better pricing and support and than our larger competitors.


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Crafting The Experience / watching trends & building a better event

In between events, Mike, Pat and Janice are constantly throwing ideas around. Innovating, creating, and seeing what sticks. How do you envision your event?

Contact us and join the conversation

Who We Are / the principals

Janice Ockershausen

Strategic Connections…

Janice Ockershausen is a media expert currently running her own communications company, Best Bark Communications.   She was a radio producer and advertising sales executive with WMAL Radio in Washington, DC and spent 30+ years as its top advertising sales producer.  During that time, she established a rapport with Washington area radio audiences by formulating talk shows and executive producing the number one morning show featuring Harden and Weaver.

Pat Richitt

Award-winning production…

Pat Richitt, MBA is a native of Washington, DC and has 20+ years of production and event development experience with corporate, non-profit and social clients.  He has been recognized with an award from the International Special Events Society for his event productions.  Starting as a guitar player and singer, he has performed and participated in all elements of event production.  From the ground up, he has worked in more than a 1000 events in his career.

Michael Ostrow

Technical creativity…

Michael Ostrow, PhD was a professor of business and Director of the Small Business Development Center at the University of Maryland and also taught at Howard University before he realized his true calling to be an entertainment producer, IT developer, musician and talent buyer at a company that he and Pat Richitt started, called the Entertainment Exchange.

Non-Profits / special events and galas

We provide complete event design and development services for special events. From concept and design to the final details, our staff will develop the right solution for your event and prove the ROI of working with Image Crafters.

We support your event

  • Executive Producer Services
    Buy plane tickets
    Creative theme development
    Sponsorship and Advertising sales and management
    Program book development, layout and production
    Venue Selection
    Communications: print and electronic

in every way

  • Donor Database Management
    Ticket sales
    Public Relations
    Production: lights, sound, talent, staging, video, photography and A/V.
    Technical show direction

testimonials / tried and true

Office Location

2217 Distribution Circle
Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
+1 (888) 986-4640

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Contact Us / and let's go to work