Fashion Meets Music Festival
- February 28, 2014 10:28 pm at 10:28 pm #100820
Next week’s Short North Arts District member meeting agenda includes a presentation for this festival. Does anyone have any info regarding the FMMF?March 1, 2014 2:43 pm at 2:43 pm #560050
mbeaumontParticipantMarch 1, 2014 2:48 pm at 2:48 pm #560051
Walker EvansKeymasterMarch 1, 2014 3:19 pm at 3:19 pm #560052
Great concept. It’s high time the fashion industry in Columbus gets more attention. Still not sure about the festival name though…..March 1, 2014 4:04 pm at 4:04 pm #560053
Great concept. It’s high time the fashion industry in Columbus gets more attention. Still not sure about the festival name though…..March 1, 2014 6:13 pm at 6:13 pm #560054
Hey what’s up guys! Glad to see you’re interested in what we’re putting together. I’m sure we’ll get a lot of questions answered at the Arts District Member Meeting! Until then, check us out on our social networks at Facebook and Twitter! We’ll also be updating our website[/url] so keep up with us there as well.
Anything urgent that needs to be asked can be directed to [email protected].
Thanks!March 1, 2014 9:17 pm at 9:17 pm #560055
This could really work here – So exciting! It has elements of Halloween Highball and Independent’s Day as well as good tidbits from National events, while bringing it’s own distinctive accent.
South by Southwest: Music and Tech
Burning Man: Art and Costumes
Bonaroo: Music and Campout
Gentlemen of the Road: Multiple Stages of local and National acts
I was happy to see they already addressed the need for bicycle parking!
March 3, 2014 4:37 pm at 4:37 pm #566119
Very excited about this. Exactly the type of thing Cbus needs.March 5, 2014 1:23 pm at 1:23 pm #695372
Would this be an annual event if successful or just a onetime event?March 5, 2014 3:16 pm at 3:16 pm #702304
Sounds like a cool concept. I like some of the activities they have listed.March 5, 2014 8:36 pm at 8:36 pm #722594
so this is les wexners money rightMarch 5, 2014 8:37 pm at 8:37 pm #722704
can we start speculating the lineupMarch 6, 2014 11:57 am at 11:57 am #762134
So what do we know about the promoters and organizers? The website is nice, but do we know who these folks are and what their track record is and whether they will be able to pull off a massive event, sounds more aspirational than practical. How will the Greek Festival and FMMF impact downtown and the SN?
Had a bit of a run around on the interwebs finding Greg Poppel, Director of Operations. Seems he is GLP Associates an investment advisor out of Michigan? or Hillard. Sound man, an avid flyer of drones(radio controlled aircraft). Likes federal judge Will Klatt. found no evidence of past music festival planning.March 6, 2014 10:16 pm at 10:16 pm #781855
As acting Director of Communications, I wanted to provide my experience of producing national equestrian events , designer and celebrity, retail fashion – consumer facing events, as well as years of experience in both Indycar and GrandAm Motorsports hospitality providing upscale tailored events and service to both the VIP and sponsor relations.
Greg Poppel ‘s role is an Overall Operations Manager with a sound engineer background – 35 years of experience and provides solid managerial support to the organization.
In addition, we have an elite operations team with over 45 years of event production experience combined and we have partnered with Concessions by Cox to provide expertise on the overall layout and design of food and beverage.
Leading our sponsorship team is HNS, who has a solid sales record, not to mention, Scott Stienecker acting as our primary talent buyer with a solid team in place supporting those efforts, we have also partnered with Columbus-based promoter, BravoArtist.
Our efforts of PR, marketing and digital is being handled by local Columbus-based firm, Circone & AssociatesMarch 7, 2014 7:14 am at 7:14 am #795014
Some background on Scott http://614columbus.com/article/scott-stienecker-4069/
In order for this to succeed they need to hit a homerun on the lineup. With several music festivals around the country they’ll need to be able to compete.
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