R & J Martin Enterprises, Scottsdale, AZ
What is the single most important thing attendees discover at your session?
The importance of creating a solid relationship for helping with day to day business.
What do you believe is the greatest innovation to affect the events industry in the past year?
Social Media and its use to inform customers and vendors alike.
Where do you find inspiration?
Seeing the endless ideas and creations our industry offers, it never fails to amaze me.
What excites you most about the year ahead in the events industry or your personal business?
A renewed energy and enthusiasm seems to be on the horizon for our industry and I look forward to participating in that.
What is the best piece of business advice you’ve ever been given?
Richard Martin’s years of experience with high profile events and expertise in tent structures have made him an industry leader. He has worked with government agencies, marketing companies, tent rental companies, and corporations as a consultant and project manager on projects such as the Super Bowl, U.S. Open Tennis, U.S. Open Golf, the Olympic Games, the Academy Awards, and the Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic.
After selling his two successful event rental companies in 2007, he joined the executive team at PRO EM as director of major events, and then vice president of sales. He also has a part-time consulting business, R&J Martin Enterprises.
R & J Martin Enterprises provides consultation to the event rental industry and national projects, with emphasis on tented projects.
Recognized by the United States Secret Service for delivering outstanding support during a protective mission.