Preston Bailey, Colin Cowie, David Beahm, David Stark, Brian Rafanelli, Bronson van Wyck, Todd Fiscus, and Jeffrey Foster among the top designers setting trends for the event industry and transforming the event landscape.
Online PR News – 13-March-2013 –BizBash, the leading trade media for event and meeting organizers and event marketers, has announced its first Top 35 Event Designers list. After reviewing work from candidates across North America, BizBash selected the designers who are shaping what events look and feel like today. This group of talented designers create hundreds of events each year, including White House state dinners, Oscar parties, events at SXSW, social events for Arabian sultans, and more.
“Events are a powerful communication tool and today's event designer is not just building visual and immersive environments, but also changing the way guests interact with their hosts and with each other," said BizBash executive editor Anna Sekula. "In identifying this list, we looked for creative professionals across the country who we feel are elevating the entire event industry with their design work.”
"Events are a powerful communication tool and today's event designer is not just building visual and immersive environments, but also changing the way guests interact with their hosts and with each other," said BizBash executive editor Anna Sekula. "In identifying this list, we looked for creative professionals across the country who we feel are elevating the entire event industry with their design work."
The Top 35 Event Designers for 2013:
Larry Abel & Raymond McCallister, Abel McCallister Designs
Preston Bailey, Preston Bailey Designs
Steve Bales, Bold American Events & Catering
Nicky Balestrieri, ExtraExtra
Garin Baura, Baura New York
David Beahm, David Beahm Design
Billy Butchkavitz, Billy Butchkavitz Design
Colin Cowie, Colin Cowie Enterprises
Karla Dascal, Karla Conceptual Event Experiences
Todd Fiscus, Todd Events
Thomas Ford, Tom Ford Designs
Jeffrey Foster, Event Creative
Stanlee Gatti, Stanlee R. Gatti Designs
Jaime Geffen & Brian Worley, YourBash
Jes Gordon, Jes Gordon/Proper Fun
Michelle Gubitosa & Nilda Martin, Phi Design Group
Marc Hall, Marc Hall Design
Bill Heffernan, HMR Designs
Matthew David Hopkins, 360 Design Events and Matthew David Celebrations
Tom Kehoe, Kehoe Designs
Jung Lee, Fete
Lewis Miller, Lewis Miller Design
David Monn, David Monn L.L.C.
Matthew Parker, Matthew Parker Events
Bryan Rafanelli, Rafanelli Events
Jeffry Roick, The Carlu Corporation/McNabb Roick Events
Tony Schubert, Event Eleven
David Stark, David Stark Design and Production
Andrew Stevens & Kim Swift, We Came In Peace
DeJuan Stroud, DeJuan Stroud Inc.
Anthony Todd, Anthony Todd Inc.
Bronson van Wyck, Van Wyck & Van Wyck
Andrι Wells, Events by Andrι Wells
Ron Wendt, Ron Wendt Design
Edgardo Zamora, Revelry Event Designers
The digital version of the Spring Issue of BizBash featuring these stories, and more can be found at bizbash.com/top-designers-2013.
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