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Special Events Institute Appoints Mark Sonder

 

The Special Events Institute Welcomes To Its Faculty

Mark Sonder, MM, CSEP

SEIlogoThe Special Events Institute (SEI) is pleased to welcome industry leader Mark Sonder, MM, CSEP of Mark Sonder Productions, an award-winning worldwide entertainment agency, to its faculty beginning with this term. Mark will be instructor and course contributor of the Event Marketing course, which is one of the essential program elements of the five-course Certificate Program.

“We are pleased to have Mark join us,” said Jill Moran, CSEP, founder and executive director of SEI. “Mark has made a huge impact on the industry creating a successful entertainment company, a premier NYC-based Destination Management Company and sharing his wealth of information through his book, Event Entertainment and Production. He has already provided a new and innovative perspective to our program by sharing his expertise in events and business management and we look forward to his tenure with us at SEI and the impact he will make on our students,” continued Moran.

Mark Sonder 202-369-1063Sonder serves as a mentor to professionals enrolled in the program and helps guide them through the eight-topic course, which covers the impact of marketing on the event management process. Sonder was named “Meeting Industry Guru” by Successful Meetings and Meeting News Magazine and has lectured worldwide. He has also contributed to the programs at Harrah’s Hotel School at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and Master of Tourism Administration at The George Washington University.

“I applaud a higher education organization like The Special Events Institute for their role in instructing the meeting and event planners of tomorrow and they honor me by their appointment to their faculty,” said Sonder upon learning of the invitation to instruct at SEI.

Contact Information for the Special Events Institute
Jill S. Moran, CSEP
Executive Director

Special Events Institute
671 Main Street
Medfield, MA 02052
Ph: 508-359-7778 Fx: 508-359-7808
Email: jill@specialeventsinstitute.com
www.SpecialEventsInstitute.com

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Eddie Money with his “Two Tickets to Paradise” presented by Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency

Eddie Money with his “Two Tickets to Paradise”

presented by Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency

Eddie Money 202-369-1063Mark Sonder, MM, CSEP and the Chief Entertainment Officer at the corporate entertainment powerhouse and award winning worldwide entertainment agency Mark Sonder Productions, Inc. is proud to announce that “The Money Man,” Eddie Money will be appearing live and in concert for one night only in the Washington DC metro area, this Friday, May 1st at The 500 seat Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club. 

With tunes like:

  • Baby Hold On
  • Shakin’
  • Two Tickets to Paradise
  • One Chance
  • Think I’m in Love
  • Take Me Home Tonight
  • Gimme Some Water
  • and many more…

this night of classic rock ‘n’ roll will surely hit a chord with all that are lucky enough to get tickets.

“I’ve hired Eddie before to do a job for me at The Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for a corporate date, and he killed.  He will do the same for this upcoming event which I hired him for in Bethesda,” said Mark Sonder, Talent Buyer and Booking Agent at the club.

This is the fifth in a series of special musical presentations set up by Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency at this supper club in support of the agency’s 30th anniversary celebration.  Other shows that are being featured later this season will be: JoDee Messina, Lee Greenwood, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, The Outlaws, Crystal Gayle, Rare Earth, The Hit Men, Larry Carlton, Blackhawk, and many more during the company’s 30th year celebration.

For the best in classic rock ‘n’ roll call upon Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency to deliver for your meetings, conventions, special events and venues.

Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency 202-369-1063About Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency:

Created in 1985 to fill a growing need for music, entertainment, speakers, headline entertainers and supportive production in corporate and association meetings, conventions and special events plus facilities, casinos and concerts, the company in its 30 years, has worked in the US, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, South America, Europe and Southeast Asia.

Contact: +1-540-636-1640 or msonder(at)marksonderproductions(dot)com

 PHOTO: Eddie Money (R) with Mark Sonder (L)

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There Is No Free Lunch, But There is FREE MUSIC!

FREE Music: Another 30th Year Anniversary Special from Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency

Slow Creek

Slow Creek Band 202-369-1063Mark Sonder, MM, CSEP and the Chief Entertainment Officer at the award winning worldwide entertainment agency Mark Sonder Productions, Inc. is proud to announce that live music CAN be FREE!

Supporting the company’s 30th Anniversary, Slow Creek, a finely polished group discovered by Mr. Sonder, will be appearing this Sunday, April 26, at The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, located just outside of the nation’s capital.

“We’re all in this together,” Sonder was overheard saying to a number of his colleagues at The George Washington University, where Sonder is a Lecturer in Hospitality Studies for their MTA program.  This folk/jazz/blues trio deserves an opportunity and, “we have a duty and responsibility to bring up the next generation of fine musicians and bands,” continued Sonder.  What better way to introduce them then to have a free concert at a leading DC venue featuring them.

This is the fourth in a series of special musical presentations set up by Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency at this wonderful supper club.  Other shows that are being featured later this season will be: JoDee Messina, Lee Greenwood, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, The Outlaws, Crystal Gayle, Rare Earth, The Hit Men, Larry Carlton, Blackhawk, and many more during the company’s 30th year celebration.

Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency 202-369-1063About Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency:

Created in 1985 to fill a growing need for music, entertainment, speakers, headline entertainers and supportive production in corporate and association meetings, conventions and special events plus facilities, casinos and concerts, the company in its 30 years, has worked in the US, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, South America, Europe and Southeast Asia.

Contact: +1-540-636-1640 or msonder(at)marksonderproductions(dot)com

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Jr. Walker’s Allstar Band, Anniversary Special

Another 30th Year Anniversary Special from Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency
Jr. Walker’s Allstar Band

Jr Walkers Allstar Band 540-636-1640Washington DC, April 16, 2015: Mark Sonder, MM, CSEP and the Chief Entertainment Officer at the award winning worldwide entertainment agency Mark Sonder Productions, Inc. is proud to announce that Jr. Walker’s Allstar Band will be the third in a public concert series to take place at The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, located just outside of our nation’s capital in support of the 30th Anniversary of his award-winning worldwide entertainment agency, Mark Sonder Productions.

Starting with The Drifters in March and Tito Puente Jr. Y Su Orquesta this Friday, we are so delighted to present Jr. Walker’s Allstar Band” said Sonder. With their signature tune of “Shotgun” as well as (I’m A) Road Runner,” “Shake and Fingerpop” and covers of the Motown tracks, “Come See About Me” and “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You),” they are The Ultimate Motown Party Band known worldwide as Jr. Walker’s All-Star Band.

Other shows you see later this season will be: JoDee Messina, Lee Greenwood, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, The Outlaws, Crystal Gayle, Rare Earth, The Hit Men, Leon Russell, Larry Carlton, Blackhawk, and many more during the company’s 30th year celebration.

Tickets for Jr. Walker’s Allstar Band are on sale at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club box office or purchase online before they sell out.

Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency Logo 540-636-1640About Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency:
Created in 1985 to fill a growing need for music, entertainment, speakers, headline entertainers and supportive production in corporate and association meetings, conventions and special events plus facilities, casinos and concerts, the company in its 30 years, has worked in the US, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, South America, Europe and Southeast Asia.
Contact: +1-540-636-1640 or msonder(at)marksonderproductions(dot)com

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Mark Sonder Productions 30th Anniversary Celebration Continues…

A 30th Year Anniversary Special from Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency

Tito Puente Jr. Y Su Orquesta

TitoPuente4Mark Sonder, MM, CSEP and the Chief Entertainment Officer at the award winning worldwide entertainment agency Mark Sonder Productions, Inc. is proud to announce a public concert series to take place at The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, located just outside of its nation’s capital.

The Drifters were the first headliner my company booked, oh so many years ago, opening up for Dionne Warwick at Ft. Adams State Park in Newport, RI for 10,000 people, so it was fitting to have them return as the first band to help celebrate our 30ieth Year Anniversary last month in Bethesda,” said Sonder recently at one of the many professional trade association meetings which his company belongs to.

Sonder’s company continues its 30th Anniversary bringing in Latin’s own Tito Puente Jr. Y Su Orquesta at The 500 seat Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on Friday night April 17, 2015. (It will be a very special evening as his father’s birthday is April 20).  “Tito is relevant to our anniversary as he continues the renowned Tito Puente brand and has expanded it to now include more formats of Latino music plus has appeared on Dancing With the Stars performing ‘Oye Como Va’ which is the song written by his father, the legendary Latin jazz and mambo musician in 1963 and popularized by Santana’s rendition of the song in 1970,” states Sonder.  Sonder himself, a media veteran who has appeared on radio, television and in a major motion picture knows the power of a major TV program.

This is the second in a series of special musical presentations set up by Mark Sonder Productions at this wonderful supper club.  Other shows you see later this season will be: JoDee Messina, Lee Greenwood, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, The Outlaws, Crystal Gayle, Rare Earth, The Hit Men, Leon Russell, Larry Carlton, Blackhawk, and many more during the company’s 30ieth year celebration.

Tickets for Tito Puente Jr. Y Su Orquesta are on sale at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club box office or purchase online before they sell out.  

sonder-logo2About Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency:

Created in 1985 to fill a growing need for music, entertainment, speakers, headline entertainers and supportive production in corporate and association meetings, conventions and special events plus facilities, casinos and concerts, the company in its 30 years, has worked in the US, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, South America, Europe and Southeast Asia.

Contact: +1-540-636-1640 or msonder(at)marksonderproductions(dot)com

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Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club Raises Their Musical Bar

A New Music Series Performed at The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

Mark Sonder Productions Presents…

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper  Club

 

Mark Sonder, MM, CSEP and the Chief Entertainment Officer at the 30 year old award-winning music company announces that his music booking agency has been called in to raise the musical bar at The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club located in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of our nation’s capital.

“Mark will be providing booking services for BB&J and we’re honored to add him to our team! With 30 years experience booking artists, we’re looking forward to really stepping up our lineup,” wrote the owner of Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club when introducing Mark Sonder to his staff.

This new lineup of artists will include such artists as: Jo Dee Messina, The Outlaws, Blackhawk, Leon Russell, Crystal Gayle, Lee Greenwood, The Drifters, Eddie Money, The Temptations Revue: A Tribute feat. Nate Evans, Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Stanley Clarke, and many others.

Mark Sonder Productions 30th AnniversaryWith this extra buying power we can continue to offer the best in quality headline entertainment for your meetings, conventions, events and festivals.  Call on Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency today!

+1-540-636-1640

http://mspentertainmentagency.com 

 

PHOTO: The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

 

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Welcome Back The Drifters

The Drifters Welcome Back

Mark Sonder Productions Presents: The Drifters 2015 American Tour

DriftersWebWith an absence for a few years, the US welcomes back The Drifters and all their Top 10 Hits, including: “Stand By Me,” “Under The Boardwalk,” “This Magic Moment,” “Up On The Roof,” “On Broadway,” and a host of others.

Over the years there have been many “other” Drifters groups out there. For instance: The XYZ Drifters or ABC and The Drifters, not to mention all the tribute bands to The Drifters. “We are proud the announce,” said Mark Sonder, MM, CSEP and Chief Entertainment Officer of Mark Sonder Productions, Inc. and agent for The Drifters, “that we now have secured the rights to the group The Drifters. This means you can now book, advertise, and promote the group and the name THE DRIFTERS,” finished Sonder.

This all male Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Inductees features 4 Drifters backed by a 4 piece orchestra and now you can acquire them for meetings, conventions, events, festivals, concerts, festivals and casinos while performing all their great tunes throughout the USA.

From the Oldies to Classic Rock, Classic R&B, Rock, R&B, and Pop. From the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, The Drifters are back where they were born and belong, the good ole USA. Welcome Back! Book this great band today at 540-636-1640.

Book this great band today
Contact: Mark Sonder Productions Entertainment Agency, Three Decades Strong and see What Mark Can Do For You!
+1-540-636-1640 or msonder@marksonderproductions.com

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