How to Plan on a Budget and Still Be Innovative
At the Event Innovation Forum in Los Angeles, the Todd Group’s president and CEO, Todd Hawkins discussed smart ways corporate and nonprofit events can stand out from the crowd without breaking the bank. Video from www.bizbash.com
Todd Hawkins is an innovative event producer and founder/CEO of The Todd Group. Producing hundreds of events annually ranging from charity to corporate to social and entertainment, Todd has quickly become an industry expert and the go-to resource in the field of innovative and creative events in the non-profit sector.
Todd was first introduced to the event industry while attending UCLA. While there, he was given the rare opportunity to produce one of Southern California’s largest music festivals, the UCLA JazzReggae Festival. He led the festival into a new era, incorporating sustainability into the two day event, building and attracting new corporate partnerships and enhancing the event to gain greater participation and revenue. During this time, Todd also completed an exciting internship at Warner Bros. Studio Special Events, where he learned the art of event production and design. These two experiences prompted Todd to form his own event company.
Through hard work, perseverance and determination, The Todd Group has become a leading event firm in Los Angeles.
Todd has been nationally recognized for his innovative approach and excellence in events. In 2013, BizBash named him one of the 50 Most Innovative Event Professionals in the country. Todd contributes frequently to industry articles, conferences and meetings on the topic of special events.
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