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Innovator, Inventor, and Entrepreneur, Nathan Schulhof Available for Bookings on his “Jane Stop this Crazy Thing” Tour for FREE!

Innovator, Inventor, and Entrepreneur, Nathan Schulhof Available for Bookings on his “Jane Stop this Crazy Thing” Speaking Tour for FREE!

Never Before Approach Created by Mark Sonder Productions Partnering with a Corporate Sponsor




This type of booking has never been done before in the meeting, event, and hospitality fields and is only possible through the collaboration with Mark Sonder Productions and a corporate sponsor to deliver the product to you at no cost!  Talent fee, commission, round trip transportation and hotel accomodations are all being picked up for the client throughout the end of 2013!

Mark Sonder, MM, CSEP and the Chief Entertainment Officer at the premier talent agency Mark Sonder Productions, Inc. is proud to announce that his office is sending out the inventor of the MP3 Player, Nathan Schulhof, on tour. As Nathan has a sponsor, the cost to any presenting group will be zero.

Even with the great demand to hear from a man like Nathan we can still accommodate more dates, especially in California. Please call 540-636-1640 to book him today.

Mr. Schulhof will be presenting to groups for approximately 1 hour. During that session he will have an open discussion on a number of varying topics of interest to inquisitive people as to where technology was and what to expect in the future.

This offering is ideal for corporate, nonprofits, fundraisers, and elite clubs looking for a free event speaker for their meetings, conventions, trade shows, expositions, special events or functions. A speaker of this caliber available at no charge is sure to boost attendance for any type of event.

General Outline:
• “Jane, stop this crazy thing!” An Introduction
• Thoughts behind the creation of the MP3 Player
• What is innovative and helping people today?
• What innovations will there be in the future?

Discussion on Today’s High Profile Topics:
• Biotech/Medicine/Healthcare
• Phone Companies – remote control communication via the internet
• Embryo stem cells in animal and human trials, new techniques and treatments for cancer
• Patented technology that exist today that backs up a person’s immune system for 20 years without degradation for use when an illness arises that damages a healthy immune system. Currently being used in US, France and Dubai.
• Energy/Green Energy/Green Technology: The Coming Revolution in Low Voltage Technology
• Developed technologies in gas/oil/coal/wind/solar
• Technologies that are currently being used by military and commercial entities
• In 2010 formed Solar Components – the leading solar low voltage personal charger that actually works. It was rated #1 by C-Net and Gadget and sold throughout the world.

What Nathan is doing in the future:
• Future Technology Company
• The future and what it holds: How content on TV will change
• Education is the most important tool to take control of a person’s life.
• By knowing what the future holds people can invest and create businesses, financial security for their family and be on the cutting edge of technology and green energy.
To book Mr. Schulhof for your group at no fee, please contact: Mark Sonder at 540-636-1640 or msonder@marksonderproductions.com

About Mark Sonder Productions
Mark Sonder Productions is a privately held company that was founded in 1985. It’s an award winning entertainment agency, which has more than 28 years of contracting experience, specialized in events, meetings, conventions, trade shows, expositions, concert and casino facilities worldwide, as seen in The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Miami-Herald, United Press International, as well as on FOX and CBS Money Watch. Mark Sonder Productions offers exclusive and non-exclusive relationships with headliners, musicians, comedians, theatrical productions and lecturers. The chief entertainment officer, Mark Sonder, is an entertainment industry expert and he has represented clients and end users in the U.S.A. and abroad. For more information, please visit http://marksonderproductions.com or call +1-540-636-1640.

Citations:  Please note, this blog has been republished from press releases and articles from The Boston Globe, Miami-Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, Worth Magazine, Hollywood Industry Magazine, San Jose Mercury News, LA Daily News, and over 100 other media outlets.

Photo: Nathan Schulhof

* The name of the tour is a quotation from the cartoon series The Jetsons as George, while walking his pooch, screams at Jane about their treadmill running amuck!

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Champagne Sound On A Beer Budget

Champagne Sound On A Beer Budget

Even with a small budget, utilize entertainment in 2013 with this same objective in mind — as a marketing tool.

ChampagneEveryone loves champagne to bring in the new year. In 2013 use your headliners to:

•    Promote events
•    Reward customers
•    Increase sales
•    Introduce new products
•    Recognize employees
•    Enhance brand image.

As “convention bands” are popping up all around the U.S. with costs from $7,500 to $25,000, there is even more reason to use headliners within that same price range. Plus, using the headliners generally plays much better in the invitations, save-the-date notices, sale of tickets, boosting attendance at the meeting or event, stronger PR and advertising, etc.

You say you don’t have any money? Get someone who does to support the entertainment that best meetings your meeting or event’s goals. In other words — sponsors! Just like the major motion picture OPM (Other People’s Money), you may need to attract sponsors to your event. Why would companies wish to sponsor the entertainment? To do the following:

1.  Entertain clients
2.  Heighten visibility
3.  Shape consumer attitudes
4.  Market to other businesses: “incenting” the trade
5.  Increase merchandising opportunities
6.  Drive sales.

Some planners may ask themselves, “Why do I even want entertainment for my meetings and events? What a headache!” Think of your guests, VIPs, your attendees. To hear, to see, to meet a headline entertainer is a high-perceived value for most attendees. It also creates an emotional connection to your customers. People closely identify with music. A certain song, for example, can evoke pleasant memories and helps to create a favorable product tie-in. Furthermore, it is a powerful motivator.

John Penn, vice president of marketing for Sony Music Special Products, says, “Just turn on the radio or TV or go to a movie. You will see that music is everywhere. When you bring music and entertainment into your [meeting or event’s] promotion plans, you add a unique mix of power and effectiveness for reaching your objectives, whether it is to drive traffic, sell more products, reward employees and customers, or establish a bond with your customers.”

How much is a “small budget?”

Talent costs vary considerably due to routing, workload, one-offs (not being on tour), bringing in production staff, transportation, etc. So for starters, below is a short tabulation of artists priced roughly around the $10,000 level. Note that this price may not include, sound, light, stage, backline (instruments/amps), transportation, hotel accommodations, local ground or food and beverage. (All of these items are spelled out separately in the artist’s rider).

Linwood Peel’s Tribute to The Drifters
DJ Spinderella (from Salt-N-Pepa)
• 10,000 Maniacs
• Edgar Winter
• Johnny Winter
• Iron Butterfly
• Thin Lizzy
• Rare Earth
• Peaches & Herb (to track)
Les Musiques de Broadway
• Marty Balin of Jefferson Starship
Nathan Schulhof, speaker, inventor of the MP3 Player
• Kenny Rankin
• Juice Newton
• Commander Cody
• Dr. Hook
• Rick Derringer
Atom: World’s Fastest Painter
• Gary US Bonds
Standing In The Shadows: A Tribute to The 4 Tops
• Richie Havens
• Leon Russell
• The Turtles
• Hot Tuna
• Evelyn “Champagne” King (for that champagne sound!)
• Various “American Idols”

Hiring entertainment acts, whether national, regional or local talent, will be the promotional vehicle of at least the early part of this millennium. Having a headliner at your convention or meeting almost automatically increases attendance and visibility, thus increasing sales, retail sales support, general awareness, image enhancement, sponsors and publicity. Even more important, it can turn an otherwise ho-hum meeting or event into an unforgettable experience!

Mark Sonder Productions, Inc. Headline Entertainment and Event Production www.marksonderproductions.com +1-540-636-1640.

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