(Oregon District, Dayton, Ohio) It didn't take long for a community to stand up and take back the area of a national tragedy. Dave Chappelle started rumors of doing a benefit concert for the city of Dayton. In less than a week, Gem City Shine was happening. Headliners were tossed around, and the week of the event, they found someone interested in doing the main show: Stevie Wonder and his band.
(Naples, Florida) This year marks the 25-year anniversary of a non-profit 501(c)3 association dedicated to helping those involved with the festivals and events industry in Florida. PM1 joined as members in time for the association's annual show in Naples, Florida.
(Detroit, Michigan) It's every parent's worst news; your teenage daughter passes away due to gun violence in your neighborhood. But what her family and community did about it is the real story.
(Made in Detroit, Michigan) It's not often that you cry in the events industry; corporate content specifically isn't that interesting and most entertainment events pull on the peak experience strings, not the ones that make you think about the world and how to make it better. It's also not too often that you find clients that actually inspire you to do better, or for that matter an employer who supports it with action. I was following up on a letter we received thanking us for a donation, on official letterhead. I saw fashion show runway. I saw nonprofit. I emailed her, and called her. I had to hear this story.