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EVENT MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
We take care of your event, so you can take care of business!!!
Glow Media Overview
Services We Offer and Support
Cost Reduction and Avoidance
Event Activation/Strategic Thinking
Questions and Answers
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Mission Responsive, flexible, service driven
Business approach Programs to fit client culture & objectives
Visibility Face to face
Account Management Proactive leadership
Online Expertise Proprietary Event Management
Software and Online Registration
Supplier Relations Proven preferred supplier achievement
Technology Providing solutions through integration
Overall Cost Savings Measurable strategies for cost avoidance,
hard dollar savings
WHAT SETS US APART FROM OUR COMPETITORS?
WE ARE VISIONARIES.
WE CUSTOMIZE CONTENT AND OPPORTUNITY.
Founded 1998 ( 25+ combined years experience)
Founder Cheryl Gentry
Owner Privately held, debt free company
Headquarters New York, NY USA
Satellite Offices Los Angeles, Atlanta, Washington DC
Focus Accounts $500K – $5M
Client Base 90% retention 2005-2011
Industry Leader Big Apple Award, Best Corporate Event
Glow Media is a renaissance PR and Event Management agency whose field of specialization encompasses more than
event management, event marketing, and public relations. With offices in New York and Los Angeles, our goals lie heavily
in developing quality campaigns, offering a full spectrum of services for corporations and non-profit organizations.
Glow Media specializes in producing and branding a wide range of major corporate events and major non-profit
fundraising campaigns. We work with companies and personalities that expect a supreme level of execution and
production. We work closely with our clients to portray and communicate each company’s image in order to bring brands
and personalities to life in an effective way.
Glow Media has developed innovative events and PR campaigns for several industry leaders including; iMentor, FIFA,
INET, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, DivineDiamonds.com, Allianz Life, Kaiser Permanente, New York Women in Film
and Television, among others.
Founded by Cheryl Gentry, Glow Media has a tremendous amount of experience in customer satisfaction and a dedicated
commitment to quality assurance. We thrive on both large and small projects via the benefit of word-of-mouth. When it
comes to customer service, Glow Media’s staff puts the client first. We have increased productivity, improved service
quality and boosted customer satisfaction, loyalty and retention.
Glow Media is a certified M/WBE.
The firm’s mission is to deliver client-centered, high-quality event and PR services and to offer proactive service and
practical advice and solutions. We are committed to both understanding our clients’ business and mission and assisting in
meeting their goals and objectives. From the first step, you’ll see that working with us is similar to working with a
This is where our highly skilled, trained and experienced staff works directly with you. We have active involvement with
all clients, and our development efforts focus on experience. Our corporate culture emphasizes attaining client goals for
the best value. The needs of our clients are first, always. The difference is that we’re proactive and not reactive.
The project isn’t finished until we provide a complete summary report. We see your project through to the end.
HOW WE WORK
From concept to clean-up we achieve flawless results.
Guest List Development
Services We Offer
We offer a full complement of event management services. The atmosphere, entertainment and service
will be designed to match your corporate communications and marketing image. We supervise the client-
approved budget and oversee every aspect of the event operation.
Event Public Relations
In an ever-changing, fast-paced world, success is determined by good choices with lasting
effects. We strive to be the best choice for our clients. Through consistent and predictable
professionalism, we ensure exciting PR campaigns. Because the media landscape is a constant
evolution, consumers are now accessing their information from a wide variety of channels.
In today’s crowded media arena, Event PR plays a crucial role in positioning your company’s
maximum visibility. We create and identify PR worthy events; we plan and promote the event
and we stage promotions that lead up to the event and maximize event day media coverage.
We handle the following for your campaign:
Red Carpet and Arrivals
Fashion Show Production
Glow Media specializes in exciting, theme-driven fashion events for designers, retailers and charitable
organizations. Whether it is a full-scale fashion show or a simple informal show, we plan every aspect
of your event. We provide many production services for your fashion show including:
Conceptualizing and Creative Concepts
Front of House/Seating
Gift Bag Coordination
1. DR. WILLIAM CROUCH
President, Georgetown College
2. JOE STERANKA
3. KEITH CLINKSCALES
General Manager, ESPN Publishing
4. CAROLINE KIM OH
(212) 461-4330 x26
June 3, 2010
More than 700 of iMentor’s supporters and mentor-mentee pairs attended the
Gala to celebrate the organization’s first 10 years of accomplishments and set the
stage for the next 10 years. This event will honored iMentor’s founder and Board
Chair John A. Griffin of Blue Ridge Capital. The event raised $3.8 million dollars.
April 2010 Conference
Institute for New Economic
Conference @ King’s College
April 8 – 11, 2010
April 2010 Conference
About the Institute for New Economic Thinking:
Launched in October 2009 with a $50 million dollar pledge from George Soros,
the Institute for New Economic Thinking promotes changes in economic
theory and practice through conferences, grants and education initiatives. The
Institute embraces the
professional responsibility to think beyond the inadequate methods and
models of the world’s financial infrastructures and will support the creation of
new paradigms in the understanding of economic processes. For more
information please visit http://www.ineteconomics.org
Attendees and Target: 205
Who attended: International audience
Leadership: Dr. Rob Johnson, Advisory Board, Speakers
US Collection Launch
Total Apparel Group
South African Consulate
333 East 38th
New York, NY 10016
December 2009 Collection Launch
In honor of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final Draw announcement and the
US launch of the new FIFA Collections brand of apparel and accessories.
Total Apparel Group and South African Consulate General invited
guests for a cocktail reception and brand preview. The renowned chef
Marcus Samuelsson and his team at Paris Commune provided guests
with delicious aperitifs and each guest was treated to a glass of South
African wine. Actor Malik Yoba and a member of Grammy-nominated
duo Les Nubians were also in attendance.
The event began with a reception followed by speeches of the South
African Consulate General Fikile Magubane and Janon Costley, CEO of
Total Apparel Group and an afterwards performance of the Diski
Dancers. Throughout the evening drummers were playing to create a
South African ambience.
New York City
United Nations Headquarters
Harvard Club of New York City.
July 2008 Conference Management
Featured keynote speakers Barry Salzberg, CEO Deloitte &
Touche and National Urban League President and CEO Marc H.
The World Diversity Leadership Summit (WDLS) 3-day Summit,
hosted diversity leaders from all over the world and addressed
the key diversity challenges, trends and opportunities facing
This Summit explored innovative global diversity solutions.
Glow Media had Mayor Michael Bloomberg proclaim July 9th
as World Diversity Leadership Day. As a result, WDLS founder,
Doug Freeman, along with sponsors rang the closing bell of
NASDAQ on July 9th
Randall Pinkett, winner of NBC’s the Apprentice was also on
hand to host the UN reception.
Celebration of Diversity
The Chicago Art Institute
May 2008 Event Management
A “Celebration of Diversity” dinner on Monday, May 12 at the Art
Institute of Chicago was a historic coming together of alumni of
Georgetown College (KY) and Bishop College (TX).
The first-time event focused on the unique partnership between
Georgetown College and Bishop College alumni; their successful
efforts in renewing the spirit of Bishop College; and the recent
creation of the Bishop Scholars Program. Georgetown College also
unveiled the architectural model and renderings of the new
Bishop College Center with the hope of breaking ground in the
spring of 2009.
The gala, which was hosted by Georgetown College president, Dr.
William H. Crouch, Jr., was attended by business and civic
leaders, leaders in higher education and college students.
Georgetown College trustees Dr. Sheila Bailey and Dr. Major
Jemison – both alumni of Bishop – assisted with bestowing
Honorary Doctorates on two individuals for outstanding support
of the Georgetown College and Bishop College partnership.
Honoree Dr. John D. Mangram chaired the Division of Religion
and Philosophy at Bishop College, serving as Dean of the Chapel
from 1980 – 1985. His commitment and dedication to Bishop
College was long-standing. Honoree Dr. Richard Rollins time at
Bishop College was spent as the Coordinator for Church Relations,
a Professor of Religion and Philosophy, Dean of the College and the
Director of the L.K. Williams Minister’s Institute. Mr. Rollins is
also a founder of Delta Sigma fraternity of the Kappa Alpha Psi
fraternity at Bishop College in 1958.
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Featuring the Finest in French Cuisine
275 Hudson Street
New York City
March 2008 Public Relations | Celebrity Relations
Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) hosted Savor, celebrating the
outstanding culinary talents of some of New York’s finest French Chefs.
Savor offered a deliciously decadent four-course French-themed dinner
prepared by all-star chefs. Hosted by Bravo TV’s Top Chef and Queer
Eye for the Straight Guy’s Ted Allen, this year’s chefs include Galen
Zamarra of Mas (Farmhouse), Victoria Love of the Water Club, Jason
Hicks of Orsay, and Tony Aiazzi of Aureol. Kathryn Erbe of NBC's Law
and Order: Criminal Intent and Jay Manuel of America's Next Top Model
were in attendance.
The evening began with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed
by a formal dinner and an awards presentation. Savor created a new
twist to the traditional dinning experience by surrounding guests with
panoramic aerial views of images depicting French landscapes.
Anniversary Awards Dinner Gala
Sheraton New York
New York City
November 2007 Public Relations | Celebrity Relations
Academy Award Winner and Golden Globe nominated Terrence
Howard, served as the host of TMCF’s 20th Anniversary Awards
Dinner Gala . The Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Awards
Dinner Gala is an annual event in which the organization bestows
its highest honors to individuals who embody the legacy of
Thurgood Marshall through their commitment to the Fund and its
mission. Awards include: the “Corporate Leadership Award”,
“Community Leadership Award”, “Education Leadership Award”
and “Alumni Leadership Award”. The event is traditionally
hosted by noted accomplished celebrities - most recent emcees
included Angela Basset and Diahann Caroll.
Star Jones, Delroy Lindo and Nick Cannon , Matthew St.
Patrick and Elijah Kelley served as presenters during the dinner.
Ashley Stewart Stores
September 2007 Event Management Public Relations | Celebrity Relations
The Ashley Stewart Stores Community Foundation will celebrate its
First Annual Benefit Gala “Back to Harlem” with a star studded event
on Thursday, October 26, 2006 at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo
Theater, 253 W 125th
Street, New York. Three worthy organizations
will be honored with charitable contributions raised by this event;
Dress for Success, The Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund and
The Boys Choir of Harlem.
Mistress of Ceremonies for the evening is author and radio
personality Wendy Williams of WBLS Radio and will include
performances by founding board member and world renowned
musical legend, Gladys Knight. The six-time Grammy Award winner
has enjoyed #1 hits in pop, R&B and Adult Contemporary, and has
triumphed in film, television and live performance.
A special advanced preview of Gladys’s new lingerie collection
“Knightwear by Ashley Stewart” will be unveiled.
Other performers for this memorable evening include Lalah
Hathaway, daughter of the late music legend Donny Hathaway, who
possesses one of the most identifiable voices of her generation,
Shirley Murdock, who calls up memories of a red-hot string of Top
Five R & B and pop smashes that kept the airwaves buzzing from the
mid-80s well into the early-90’s, Mandisa, The American Idol
Finalist, who has performed with such artists as Shania Twain,
Trisha Yearwood, Faith Hill and Charlie Daniels and The Boys Choir
of Harlem, founded in 1968 by Dr. Walter J. Trunbull. Over the
years the choir has grown from a small community choral group to a
major performing arts institution of international renown.
(ISES Big Apple Awards Nominee for
Best Corporate Event)
September 2007 Conference Management
The Allianz Multicultural University conference takes
place Sunday, September 16 – Tuesday, September 18, 2007
at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV. It’s to projected to be
the nations largest multicultural conference where financial
professionals come together to build and strengthen
relationships while learning from top professionals in the
Join Allianz as we launch the first-ever Multicultural
University for financial professionals at the luxurious MGM
Grand in Las Vegas, NV. Allianz continues to provide
unparalleled opportunities in multicultural business
networking by uniting the nations top business minds for the
Allianz Multicultural University, which will be divided into
two schools: School of Sales and School of Marketing.
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Crown Royal and Playboy
NBA All-Star Weekend
The Palm Hotel
February 2007 Celebrity Relations
Crown Royal All Star Cocktail Party featuring Playboy
Playmates and Crown Royal Barbershop Lounge with
“Barber to the Stars” Julian Payne. In attendance was Terrell
Owens, Amani Toomer, comedian Kat Williams among
Playboy Playmates, Miss May 2006 Alison Waite , Miss
March 2006, Monica Leigh, Miss January 2002, Nicole
Narain, Miss July 2005, Qiana Chase, Miss November
2005, Raquel Gibson, Miss June 2004, Hiromi Oshima,.
Legendary DJ Biz Markie on the 1 & 2’s ,