NAME: Mayra Rodriguez COMPANY NAME: The Photo Bus WEBSITE: www.thephotobusatx.com Social Media: Facebook: @ThePhotoBusATX, Instagram @ThePhotoBusATX Current Job Title: Owner Job Description: Responsible for planning, directing and overseeing the operations and fiscal health of the business. What’s your favorite thing about the event industry? I love that no day or event is the same. There is always something new and unique. Why did you join ILEA? I joined ILEA to build relationships in an events based community and learn from the best in this industry. Events is a fast-paced and growing environment that’s expanding and changing day by day read full story >
Archives for March 2018
The 2018 Texas Star awards were hosted by ILEA San Antonio on March 4 at the Tobin Center. Here are those taking home the hardware from our Austin chapter. Congratulations to all! Best Corporate Event – $75,000 – $150,000 Natalie Kennedy Kennedy Creative Events Best Corporate Event – Over $150,000 Christa SanFilippo Red Velvet Events Best Corporate Event – Under $75,000 Kevin Molesworth, CSEP Brass Tacks Events Best Entertainment Production – $25,000 – $75,000 Linsey Lindberg Austin Oddities & Entertainment Best Entertainment Production – Over $75,000 Billinda Wilkinson Wilkinson Rhodes Best Entertainment Production – Under $25,000 Goen South Best Event read full story >
The Bullock Museum is hiring! The Texas State History Museum is a dynamic, educational institution focused on engaging visitors through a variety of exhibitions, films, and programs focused on Texas history and culture. The External Affairs team enthusiastically promotes the Museum with a variety of imaginative and creative campaigns, drives member acquisition, and manages events hosted at the museum. The External Affairs Coordinator will work as part of a dynamic team designed to boost attendance and revenue and raise the profile of the institution while providing administrative support for the team! Click here to apply now through March 20th!
ILEA Austin’s January meeting was hosted by Pearl Events at Green Pastures. Pearl Events convenes and orchestrates events at Green Pastures monthly and recognized the desire from ILEA members to see the iconic venue post remodel. The old Victorian home was stripped down and completely revamped. The new restaurant at Green Pastures is known for serving a delicious brunch and could have played a small role in the theme of the meeting. The inspiration for the theme of the event was “ladies who lunch” and Marion Hall at Green Pastures was the perfect location. Marion Hall is beautifully lit from read full story >
Premiere Events is seeking a new member of our awesome and amazing Event Consulting team. This person would work from either the Premiere Events North or South location. Premiere’s Event Consultants enjoy a challenging, varied and interesting role. Primary day-to-day activities include interacting with retail event holders and assisting events professionals in placing orders for rental products and services. Working with the “retail” market involves familiarizing customers with Premiere’s rental options and alternatives, making rental (and event) related suggestions, providing referrals for non-rental event resources and related activities. Supporting event professional customers entails establishing new and nurturing existing relationships with read full story >
Being in sales at Red Velvet Events is more than just growing sales and achieving revenue targets. You are also responsible for setting expectations for how clients and event partners work with RVE. You will get to experience so much in a brief amount of time in various areas – not just sales and business development but also marketing, accounting, IT, creative, etc. If you love the adrenaline of working in a fast-paced, agile and high-rewards work environment, then this is the place to be. Please follow this link to read the full job description and apply: http://bit.ly/2F53BdE
March ILEA Austin Meeting – “The Balanced Event Professional, From Harried to Healthy in 30 Days!” Making healthy choices is challenging, but when you’re an events professional it’s an even bigger challenge! From working long hours with demanding clients, to simply being demanding on ourselves…the best intentions to take care of ourselves can go sideways quickly. Join Kelly Treadway, owner of EventCurious and founder of Event Professionals Run The World, as she (with a little help from event professionals from around the world) dive into a 30-day strategy to help you take care of YOU! Location: Etter-Harbin Alumni Center 2110 San Jacinto Boulevard read full story >