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Principal | Stephanie Nix
Keynote Event Producer / Presentation Coach
Event Producer, Stephanie Nix, began her career on the West Coast in 1991 in the music industry, focused on booking and talent management. She worked the musical careers of such popular artists as Jellyfish, Third Eye Blind, Cake, and Train. After a move to New Orleans, she capitalized on her background in touring national acts to move into special event and entertainment production. While at New Orleans’ top production house, she became a highly acclaimed producer and coordinated New Orleans’ most visible special events and festivals. Since her return to the West Coast, she has evolved into a Keynote stage producer and show caller, working with C-level executives worldwide. Currently, she’s grown her skill set into the virtual world, coaching speakers in the virtual space, assisting with their home webcam studio set ups, and virtually stage managing and consulting with conferences that have moved online.
Her past productions have graced the stages of such notable companies as Twitchcon, Nike, Google, Cisco Systems, Salesforce, Dreamforce, Anheuser-Busch, ESPN, CNN, the NFL, the PGA, Pharmacia, and many others. She has worked many sporting events including the London Olympic Games, three Super Bowls, the Berlin FIFA World Cup, thirteen Nike Women’s Half Marathons, and three San Francisco Bay to Breakers, “the world’s largest footrace”. Her festival production experience includes; Bonnaroo, Voodoo Music Experience, Stanford Jazz Festival and Workshop, the Florida Jazz Festival, and countless others.
She has produced appearances and concerts for such notable VIP’s as Vice President Al Gore, Secretary of State Colin Powell, Tony Hawk, Lance Armstrong, Magic Johnson, Puff Daddy, Willie Nelson, Counting Crows, Hootie and the Blowfish, Blues Traveler, Cheap Trick, and countless CEO’s and dignitaries. She’s also toured North America with Sheryl Crow, Def Leppard, Sammy Hagar, and The James Gang.
A TRAINER, A SPEAKER COACH, A FRIENDLY MIRROR
A FACILITATOR, A MANIFESTOR, and A CREATIVE INSTIGATOR
A LEVEL HEAD.
AN INTERDEPARTMENTAL TRANSLATOR.
A ‘T’ CROSSER.
A TIME MANAGEMENT ENTHUSIAST.
A V.I.P HANDLER.
A FREQUENT FLYER..
Comprehensive event production management
- Event conception and design
- Stage Management in virtual environments
- Web Studio coaching and technical consulting
- Scriptwriting and consulting
- Show calling
- Managing teams
- Stage management for live stages
- Schedule planning
- Vendor/client-customer relations
- Artist negotiations
- Site and stage design
- Transportation and accommodations for artists and staff
- Vendor sourcing