Chris Baker 2010 Business Bio Cbpr UseDocument Transcript
Chris Baker has over 500 international news stories illustrating his effective and influential use of social media channels and his public relations contacts. <br />Chris Baker Public Relation’s (CBPR) clients include a diverse group of talented artists, business persons, companies, and organizations who have expanded and enriched their brand, reputations, networks, business, and image. <br />Please review Chris Baker’s Business Bio below to learn more about how Chris Baker PR can help you and your business grow. The bio reflects a strong and diverse collection of businesses across many industries. The results of his business experience are strong contacts, skills, and knowledge that can assist you in your growth and goal achievement.<br /> <br /> <br />In 1992, Chris Baker incorporated Excel Promotions, Inc. Excel Promotions was the first National company to provide entertainment and merchandising for “Spring Break” holiday markets on location in the U.S., Mexico, and Australia. Under his management, Excel Promotions successfully completed over 50 special-event merchandising and entertainment ventures at coastal resorts. <br />In 1995, Baker founded The Buckhead Outfitters Company, a wholesale and retail promotional and consumer product’s company. Buckhead Outfitters designed and subcontracted the manufacturing of corporate promotional products and retail souvenir products. Clients included Just for Feet, Kroger Drugstore Merchandising, Coca-Cola, NASCAR Racing, Georgia-Pacific, Anheuser-Busch, Bacardi, Atlanta History Center, A.C.O.G., Swiss Hotel, City of Atlanta, Buckhead Business Association, and The High Museum of Art.<br />In 1996, while the Olympic Games were being held in Atlanta, Baker worked directly with the former Mayor of the City of Atlanta and current President of the Buckhead Coalition, Sam Massell. Together they promoted “Buckhead,” Georgia as the "
Beverly Hills of the East"
to help attract new residents, visitors, and business to the city. Baker was interviewed on the local Fox Television affiliate’s, Good Day Atlanta program. Baker also received considerable regional press and local government support and appeared four times on the program. <br />Flavourset Travel<br />In 1997, Baker launched Flavourset Travel, a specialized travel and entertainment company for “Gen-X” young, cosmopolitan jet setters. The concept was named, “Best New Entertainment Concept in the Music Industry” at the 12th Annual Miami Winter Music Conference’s 1999 award ceremonies. Baker made a presentation for approximately 2,000 delegates at which he announced that Flavourset Travel had selected Ibiza, Spain as their first entertainment travel destination package. Flavourset Travel went on to promote the holiday package directly to their target markets in events in 20 metropolitan cities with DJ Paul Oakenfold as their sponsor and headline entertainer. Flavourset Travel was later hired to produce and execute tourism programs for the Ibiza Consulate and government of Spain. Baker co-produced, E! Entertainment Television's, “Wild on Ibiza” program. Wild on Ibiza was the first of the massively successful, “Wild On” series for E!. “Wild on Ibiza” was broadcast in 25 countries and seen by over 400 million viewers. Flavourset Travel’s promotional efforts helped increase tourism to Ibiza by 25%. <br />In 1999, a spin off company was formed named Flavourset Productions. Flavourset Production’s produced themed multi-media events that presented participating modern emerging fine artists, fashion designers, fusion chefs and restaurants with live electronic music acts, performance artists, video jockeys, and disk jockeys. The events drew 1,000 to 3,500 guests to different venues in Atlanta each month. Notable venues hosting Flavourset events included The Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, The Atlanta SciTrek Museum, The Tabernacle, and The Four Seasons Hotel. Sponsorship clients included Warner-Brothers Records, Air Europa, MTV, the NBA, Kinetic Records, Moet-Chandon, Land Rover, Jaguar, Christian Dior, Absolute Vodka, Caroline Records, Heineken, Amstel, and Red Bull.<br />In 2000, Baker expanded his company with the addition of Flavourset Promotions and Public Relations. Flavourset clients are businesses and individuals working in the entertainment, hospitality manufacturing and service industries. Flavourset Promotions and Public Relations’ services include promotions, event management, social media, web 2.0 marketing, and public relations.<br />In 2009, Baker launches Chris Baker PR, a social media marketing and public relations 2.0 firm. With over 500 media stories published to date, Chris Baker and Flavourset Public Relations has secured as much press for a variety of clients working across a wide range of industries as any publicist in Atlanta <br />Chris Baker PR™ and Flavourset Promotions media coverage received full feature stories in the following media: <br />PRESS <br />Internationally: MSN, Reuters, Forbes, Yahoo News, VH1, the Wall Street Journal, Details, London's Big Issue Magazines, the Sydney Morning Herald, Blue, Ministry, London's Big Issue, Mixmag, Muzik, DJ, was heard on BBC Radio One-UK, and seen on CNN, CBS, and FOX television networks and affiliates and E! Entertainment Television's "
Wild On! Ibiza"
ONLINE @: www.TMZ.com, X-17 <br />Online: DListed, CityRag, T- The Bosh, Buzznet, Buzzworthy, Celeb News Wire, Celebrity Puke, Celebslam, E! Online, Glitterati, Gossip Girls, Hollyscoop, Holy Moly, Hollywood Rag, Hollywood Tuna, I Don't Like You, I'm Not Obsessed, Inf Daily, Jordan Homeboy, Jossip, Lady Licorice, Lainey Gossip, Pajiba, popbytes, Popcrunch, Popeater, PopSugar, The Skinny Website, Splash News, The Star Blogger, Starpulse, Socialite's Life, US Weekly, Wizbang Pop, Hollywood, Interrupted, Us Weekly Online, Best Week Ever, Hollywood Life, A Socialite's Life, The Showbuzz, Gallery of the Absurd,Popbytes, CelebNewsWire.com, Premium Hollywood, janetcharltonshollywood.com, tralalaonline.com, hollywoodoffender.com, vipglamour.net, www.accessatlanta.com, BricksandStones.com, Rumorlicious.com, celebritymound.com, & glitteratigossip.com <br />Nationally: Flavourset Public Relations has received full feature stories in the following media: Y Press, New York Post(page six) Ocean Drive Miami, Ocean Drive Montreal, Hamptons, Mira magazine, Mixer, Mixmag, DJ, Urb, Thousand Words, DMA, Black Book Magazines, and Time Out New York. <br />Atlanta Press: Flavourset Public Relations and Chris Baker PR has received full feature stories in the following media: Peach magazine, Jezebel magazine, Atlanta Business Chronicle, The Sunday Paper, Six Degrees magazine, Atlantan magazine, the Atlanta Journal, the Atlanta Constitution, Creative Loafing, Atlanta Press, the Piedmont Review, The Scene, Atlanta City Mag, and Peachtree magazine. HEARD ON 790-The Zone, Q-100, 99X, 95.5, The Beat, and 750 WGST radio. <br />Client List<br />The NBA, MTV, Liz Claiborne, The Government of Ibiza, Spain, Impair Aware Inc, Dramatel, The Ibiza Consulate, Warner-Brothers Records, Kenetic Records, Moet-Chandon, Land Rover, Jaguar, Christian Dior, Click Modeling Agency, Earthlink Live, Boundless Entertainment, Caroline Records, Heineken, Amstel, Redbull, Astralwerks, Atlanta Citymag, Sopranos Cast Party, The Masqerade Corporation, Comedy Gold, Bluseer Employment Website Launch, Primal, Halo Lounge, Fever, Tucker K Entertainment, Pure, Whettravel, The Groove Cruise, Liquified Events, Dreams, Amore, Cafe di Sol, The Midnight Socialite, In Like Flynn Entertainment, U-Mix, Felix Da Housecat, Zingz Toys, Euphonic Conceptions, Deju Vu Entertainment, Global Underground Records, Miss London, Solo Entertainment, Studio 72, Sunni Stevens, Twisted Parties, Solo Entertainment, Geisha House, The Metropolitian, The West End Art Atlanta, Hammonds House, Vixen Valet Services, Dr. Imam Ph.D. Hamptons Medical Spa, The Thread House Fashion Show Hosted by Carmen Electra, Janes Addiction's Perry Farrell, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Four Seasons Hotels, Luxe, Atlanta SciTrek Museum, Sutra Lounge, Lava & Cosmo, Eleven 50, Tounge & Groove, and Luke Prestidge. <br />(Fashion Industry Clients) Bernard Dugaud Coffure Beaute, Bill Hallman, Market, Joker's Wild and Karma Fashions, Village Wear, Stan Milton, Wayne Van Nuygen Boutique, Loca Luna, Prime, Lucid Boutique, Lunar Magazine, MAC Cosmetics, Riche Arpino Salon, Sushi Clothing, Moxie, Mumbo Jumbo.<br />(Fine Dining Clients) Panos and Pauls, Spice, Cherry, Blue Pointe, Commune, Roys, Atmosphere Le Resto, Cherry; Fusebox, Panita Thai, Eclipse Di Luna, Galaxy, Icon Bar and Bistro, Pasta da Pulcnella Bistro, Sambuca Jazz Café.<br />(Media Clints/Sponsors) The Piedmont Review, Radikal Records, www.rafealfuchs.com.<br />Call for free consultation and evaluation appointment<br />Tel: 404-246-4901 More Info: http://chrisbakerpr.extendr.com E-Mail: ChrisBaker@ChrisBakerPR.com<br />