Winner of over 70 international event awards, Andrea has planned and produced events since 1978. Building her company, Extraordinary Events, into a globally recognized brand has included product launches, consumer events and large-scale public events as well as more intimate and boutique conferences or multi-day incentive trips in the Caribbean, Europe, Asia or Latin America or wherever a plane can fly. Each event is a story-driven experience, designed like a piece of theatre, with an overture, multiple acts, and a finale.
Andrea is legendary for her firsts, designing theme events when no one even knew what a theme was. Then using lighting and specialty linen, interactive entertainment, theatrical stage productions customized for her clients and now utilizing the latest in technologies to create marketing experiences in the world of live events. Audiences of over 100,000 are not daunting, and meeting challenges is her forte.
Her list of clients ranges from presidents and royalty to Fortune 100 companies. But her love is creating events that make a difference in the world, Maybe, that’s a result of her education which was centered on social work and psychology. She is also the published author of “Reflections of a Successful Wallflower: Lessons in Business, Lessons in Life.” among several other books where she guest authored with greats like Deepak Chopra or Jack Canfield. Career, personal life and passions all blend into one world that allows Andrea to move seamlessly from one part of her life to the next. When your life is about creativity everywhere it exists is where you’ll find Andrea – Broadway, on safari in Africa, or in downtown Los Angeles helping young women learn to make a difference in their communities. Andrea is passionate about mentoring young people as well as anyone in the industry that wants to learn about business. She is a woman driven to change the world in whatever way she can through the medium of live events.