Empire Entertainment, Inc.

Empire Entertainment, Inc. Founded in 1993, Empire Entertainment is a global event producer and experiential agency specializing in top tier live and virtual events, media and entertainment.

Empire Entertainment is a dynamic, full-service, New York City and Tokyo-based event and entertainment production agency that designs and produces creative, communications and entertainment projects for corporations, associations, not-for-profits and private individuals. Established in 1993, Empire has executed projects in over 65 countries on behalf of thousands of clients and was named 2011 Producer of the Year by BizBash's Reader's Choice Awards. Empire has produced hundreds of major events, television productions, film premieres, parties, product launches, grand openings, festivals and awards programs including Time Magazine's Time 100, The TriBeCa Film Festival, The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Celebrations, The Webby Awards, The Clinton Global Initiative's Global Citizen Awards, The Gotham Awards, Japan Society's Centennial Celebration, the Keep a Child Alive Black Ball, Internet Week and the Grand Opening of Atlantis, Palm Island in Dubai to name only a few. Empire Entertainment has booked / presented musical artists such as Jay-Z, Aerosmith, Bono, Dave Matthews Band, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Gwen Stefani, Stevie Wonder, Janet Jackson, Phil Collins, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Andrea Bocelli, Kylie Minogue, The Pretenders, and The Blues Brothers; comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Bill Cosby, Ray Romano, and Jay Leno; speakers such as President Barack Obama, President Bill Clinton, Steven Speilberg, George Lucas, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, General Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani and Al Gore; and presented theatrical productions and variety artists including Blue Man Group, David Copperfield, Penn & Teller and Riverdance. For more information please visit http://www.empireentertainment.com/

Empire Entertainment is a dynamic, full-service, New York City and Tokyo-based event and entertainment production agency that designs and produces creative, communications and entertainment projects for corporations, associations, not-for-profits and private individuals. Established in 1993, Empire has executed projects in over 65 countries on behalf of thousands of clients and was named 2011 Producer of the Year by BizBash's Reader's Choice Awards. Empire has produced hundreds of major events, television productions, film premieres, parties, product launches, grand openings, festivals and awards programs including Time Magazine's Time 100, The TriBeCa Film Festival, The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Celebrations, The Webby Awards, The Clinton Global Initiative's Global Citizen Awards, The Gotham Awards, Japan Society's Centennial Celebration, the Keep a Child Alive Black Ball, Internet Week and the Grand Opening of Atlantis, Palm Island in Dubai to name only a few. Empire Entertainment has booked / presented musical artists such as Jay-Z, Aerosmith, Bono, Dave Matthews Band, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Gwen Stefani, Stevie Wonder, Janet Jackson, Phil Collins, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Andrea Bocelli, Kylie Minogue, The Pretenders, and The Blues Brothers; comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Bill Cosby, Ray Romano, and Jay Leno; speakers such as President Barack Obama, President Bill Clinton, Steven Speilberg, George Lucas, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, General Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani and Al Gore; and presented theatrical productions and variety artists including Blue Man Group, David Copperfield, Penn & Teller and Riverdance. For more information please visit http://www.empireentertainment.com/

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Empire was honored to work with Apex for Youth to help underserved youth in NYC and uplift and empower the AAPI communit...
06/15/2021

Empire was honored to work with Apex for Youth to help underserved youth in NYC and uplift and empower the AAPI community by producing their first ever virtual gala. Presenters included Lisa Ling, Gemma Chan and Andrew Yang while Amanda Nguyen, Daniel Dae Kim, John M. Chu and Awkwafina were honored. Bing Chen hosted an incredible paddle raise from Genesis in NYC.

#apexforyouth #EmpireProduced #letseatforapex

Last night, Empire produced The Fragrance Foundation Awards for the 8th year in a row! Some notable participants include...
06/11/2021

Last night, Empire produced The Fragrance Foundation Awards for the 8th year in a row! Some notable participants included Dolly Parton, Alicia Keys, Marc Jacobs, Louie Schwartzberg and many more. You can watch the event here: https://fragrance.org/awards/

#EmpireProduced #Awards

NYC’s cultural community is reopening! We showed up for arts teachers everywhere when New 42 transformed 42nd Street on ...
06/10/2021

NYC’s cultural community is reopening! We showed up for arts teachers everywhere when New 42 transformed 42nd Street on June 5 to "get this show on the street!" Empire was so honored to be a part of this once-in-a-lifetime outdoor event for New 42, the nonprofit on a mission to bring every young New Yorker to the performing arts through free arts education. The celebration included appearances and performances by Sara Bareilles, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Kal Penn, Misty Copeland and other bright stars of Broadway.

New 42nd Street Studios
New Victory

Catch the full show on-demand through June 30 here: https://new42.org/video-sign-up/

Last week the Event Leadership Institute invited J. B. Miller, President & CEO of Empire to share experience, insights a...
06/07/2021

Last week the Event Leadership Institute invited J. B. Miller, President & CEO of Empire to share experience, insights and frameworks for considering how to produce hybrid events that combine in-person components with the amplification and reach of virtual events.

The Webinar covered many hybrid event "hot topics" such as: techniques to identify virtual vs in-person audience members, creative solutions to simultaneously engage live and virtual audiences, and how to apply best technology and logistics practices to optimize a hybrid program across all audiences. #events #hybrideventsolutions

Contact us through our website to learn more: www.empireentertainment.com

Empire worked alongside The New York Women’s Foundation to help produce their annual Celebrating Women Breakfast. This y...
06/01/2021

Empire worked alongside The New York Women’s Foundation to help produce their annual Celebrating Women Breakfast. This year was extra special as it was the first time The New York Women's Foundation held their event virtually. Hosted on Hopin, the event featured two mini-doc style videos focusing on The Foundation’s grantee partners, Start Small Think Big and Jahajee Sisters: Empowering Indo-Caribbean Women, an hour-long program with closed captioning and ASL interpretation, live breakout discussion sessions, and an expo hall spotlighting additional grantee partners. #celebratewomen #EmpireProduced

Empire and Schmidt Futures are proud to announce that we have won three #Telly awards for the Futures Forum on Preparedn...
05/28/2021

Empire and Schmidt Futures are proud to announce that we have won three #Telly awards for the Futures Forum on Preparedness virtual event! The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, and production companies. “In the face of a year like no other, Empire has continued to defy the limitations of our new world, in continuing to create compelling and engaging work”, says Telly Awards Executive Director Sabrina Dridje. The Futures Forum on Preparedness, a two-day, virtual event that occurred on January 12-13, 2021, brought together health, science, and policy leaders from more than 90 countries to debut groundbreaking research on the global COVID-19 response and reimagine the future of public health. #FuturesForum #empireproduced

Empire and Schmidt Futures are proud to announce that we have won three #Telly awards for the Futures Forum on Preparedness virtual event! The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, and production companies. “In the face of a year like no other, Empire has continued to defy the limitations of our new world, in continuing to create compelling and engaging work”, says Telly Awards Executive Director Sabrina Dridje. The Futures Forum on Preparedness, a two-day, virtual event that occurred on January 12-13, 2021, brought together health, science, and policy leaders from more than 90 countries to debut groundbreaking research on the global COVID-19 response and reimagine the future of public health. #FuturesForum #empireproduced

Watch the Webby Awards XXV now! Empire contracted this year’s host, actress and activist Jameela Jamil. Check out the sh...
05/19/2021

Watch the Webby Awards XXV now! Empire contracted this year’s host, actress and activist Jameela Jamil. Check out the show which features appearances by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Trevor Noah, Gordon Ramsay, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Gladys Brown West, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Ava DuVernay, Gayle King, Katie Couric, Gabrielle Union, and many more. Link to watch: watch.webbyawards.com

Photographer: Sela Shiloni

Watch the Webby Awards XXV now! Empire contracted this year’s host, actress and activist Jameela Jamil. Check out the show which features appearances by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Trevor Noah, Gordon Ramsay, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Gladys Brown West, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Ava DuVernay, Gayle King, Katie Couric, Gabrielle Union, and many more. Link to watch: watch.webbyawards.com

Photographer: Sela Shiloni

Empire is proud to be producing Juneteenth Unityfest. #EmpireProducedhttps://www.ebony.com/news/the-robert-randolph-foun...
05/19/2021
The Robert Randolph Foundation to Host Juneteenth UnityFest, a Nationwide Live-Stream Event Celebrating Black Culture • EBONY

Empire is proud to be producing Juneteenth Unityfest. #EmpireProduced
https://www.ebony.com/news/the-robert-randolph-foundation-to-host-juneteenth-unityfest-a-nationwide-live-stream-event-celebrating-black-culture/

On Juneteenth of this year, the Robert Randolph Foundation will present a multi-city event that will serve as a platform for charitable grassroots organizations and diverse voices in the community to commemorate the breadth and depth of Black culture and its historical significance on this important...

Join us for Climate Starves: Hunger and the Climate Crisis panel discussion Wednesday, April 21, 12pm-1pm ET. Climate ch...
04/20/2021

Join us for Climate Starves: Hunger and the Climate Crisis panel discussion Wednesday, April 21, 12pm-1pm ET. Climate change is a key driver of hunger around the world. It starves livestock, farms and families. Without immediate action, the number of people worldwide who need humanitarian assistance due to climate-related disasters could double by 2050. The United Nations World Food Programme, the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, works to strengthen vulnerable communities’ resilience to climate shocks. Speakers include Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Gernot Laganda and Laura Melo. Link in bio to register. #UsAgainstHunger #empireproduced @wfpusa

Join us for Climate Starves: Hunger and the Climate Crisis panel discussion Wednesday, April 21, 12pm-1pm ET. Climate change is a key driver of hunger around the world. It starves livestock, farms and families. Without immediate action, the number of people worldwide who need humanitarian assistance due to climate-related disasters could double by 2050. The United Nations World Food Programme, the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, works to strengthen vulnerable communities’ resilience to climate shocks. Speakers include Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Gernot Laganda and Laura Melo. Link in bio to register. #UsAgainstHunger #empireproduced @wfpusa

Announcing the plenary speaker lineup for the 2021 Skoll World Forum, starting tomorrow! We’re so excited to help kick o...
04/12/2021

Announcing the plenary speaker lineup for the 2021 Skoll World Forum, starting tomorrow! We’re so excited to help kick off the #SkollWF with these powerful voices who are #ClosingTheDistance between the world’s toughest challenges and the innovative solutions that aim to build a better future for all. Join the Skoll World Forum for three full days of collective learning, collaboration, and connection from April 13-15.

For more information and to view the plenary sessions visit skoll.org/live

#EmpireProduced #SocialEntrepreneur #SocialEntrepreneurship #SocEnt #GlobalChange #SocialChange #SkollFoundation #SkollWF #SWF2021 #virtual #virtualevents

Announcing the plenary speaker lineup for the 2021 Skoll World Forum, starting tomorrow! We’re so excited to help kick off the #SkollWF with these powerful voices who are #ClosingTheDistance between the world’s toughest challenges and the innovative solutions that aim to build a better future for all. Join the Skoll World Forum for three full days of collective learning, collaboration, and connection from April 13-15.

For more information and to view the plenary sessions visit skoll.org/live

#EmpireProduced #SocialEntrepreneur #SocialEntrepreneurship #SocEnt #GlobalChange #SocialChange #SkollFoundation #SkollWF #SWF2021 #virtual #virtualevents

Empire is #keepingup by creating yet another live event. This weekend marked the Keeping Up With the Kardashians Drive-i...
03/18/2021

Empire is #keepingup by creating yet another live event. This weekend marked the Keeping Up With the Kardashians Drive-in Premiere in Los Angeles!

Going out with a bang, the early screening of the last and final season of #KUWTK featured a massive red carpet entry moment for cars, a drive-up photo experience, custom snack kits, food truck concessions, and more!

Don’t miss the final season premiere of Keeping Up With The Kardashians on E! tonight at 8/7c


E! Entertainment #EmpireProduced #drivein #LA #RoseBowl #liveevents #events #KUWTK

Feeling the departed Kansai Yamamoto's spirit at Shibuya Fashion Week. Empire was proud to support in the production of ...
03/17/2021
SHIBUYA FASHION WEEK - SHIBUYA RUNWAY "KANSAI YAMAMOTO"

Feeling the departed Kansai Yamamoto's spirit at Shibuya Fashion Week. Empire was proud to support in the production of this amazing runway show that took place at the iconic Shibuya Crossing. c19 has had an obvious impact on what type of events are currently possible, but here is a heartening example of a project that would conversely have been much more challenging to execute in "normal" times.

#SFW2021
#kansaiyamamoto
#empireproduced

https://youtu.be/Vv7o22Sk8bk

Live Streaming: March 15 (Mon), 22:00Considering the measures to prevent the spread of Corona infection, the runway show SHIBUYA RUNWAY "THE DESIGNER", which...

Join us for No Woman Left Behind: The Future of Gender Inequity and Hunger panel discussion on Friday, March 5, 12pm-1pm...
03/04/2021

Join us for No Woman Left Behind: The Future of Gender Inequity and Hunger panel discussion on Friday, March 5, 12pm-1pm ET. Food insecurity disproportionately impacts women. The United Nations World Food Programme is tackling this disparity head on, delivering lifesaving support, food assistance and skills training to empower women to not only survive, but thrive. Link in bio to register @WFPUSA #USAgainstHunger #empireproduced

Experience a #BraveNewWorld at New World Symphony’s 33rd Anniversary Virtual Gala! Empire is proud to produce 25+ person...
02/20/2021

Experience a #BraveNewWorld at New World Symphony’s 33rd Anniversary Virtual Gala! Empire is proud to produce 25+ personalized programs alongside New World Symphony for their #virtualgala VIP Receptions.

Join the global audience for the free world premiere of a film produced by Michael Tilson Thomas, on Saturday, 2/20 at 7 PM ET.

Click the link to RSVP: https://bit.ly/3keCNsD
#empireproduced #virtualevent #newworldsymphony

Experience a #BraveNewWorld at New World Symphony’s 33rd Anniversary Virtual Gala! Empire is proud to produce 25+ personalized programs alongside New World Symphony for their #virtualgala VIP Receptions.

Join the global audience for the free world premiere of a film produced by Michael Tilson Thomas, on Saturday, 2/20 at 7 PM ET.

Click the link to RSVP: https://bit.ly/3keCNsD
#empireproduced #virtualevent #newworldsymphony

This week Empire launched a virtual pop-up experience for #kamenrider . This collaboration features limited edition snea...
02/13/2021
HENSHIN by KAMEN RIDER

This week Empire launched a virtual pop-up experience for #kamenrider . This collaboration features limited edition sneakers and a fashion line-up collaboration, all presented within an immersive virtual space. Empire's "Virtual Platform" is entirely customizable, and allows companies to design highly immersive virtual spaces that can be used for everything from pop-ups to exhibitions to PR events.
https://henshin-k.in3sixty.com/
#henshin #henshinbykamenrider
#empireproduced

Today, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States with a promise to seek unity. ...
01/20/2021

Today, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States with a promise to seek unity. This momentous occasion brings us back to the time Empire had the pleasure of working with the President at the TIME 100 Gala when he inspired and energized the crowd as the headline speaker. #empireproduced

Last week, Empire presented Baratunde Thurston for a virtual company-wide event for Assurance.com, a leading technology ...
01/20/2021

Last week, Empire presented Baratunde Thurston for a virtual company-wide event for Assurance.com, a leading technology company for insurance. Comedian, writer, and podcaster Baratunde’s keynote was poignant and gave insight into the intersections between technology and humanity. He inspired viewers to re-examine ways in which one can make positive impact within the company and beyond. #EmpireProduced

Last week, Empire presented Baratunde Thurston for a virtual company-wide event for Assurance.com, a leading technology company for insurance. Comedian, writer, and podcaster Baratunde’s keynote was poignant and gave insight into the intersections between technology and humanity. He inspired viewers to re-examine ways in which one can make positive impact within the company and beyond. #EmpireProduced

MediaLink and its partners have teamed up with Empire to deliver personalized experiences to high-level executives virtu...
01/15/2021

MediaLink and its partners have teamed up with Empire to deliver personalized experiences to high-level executives virtually attending this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

This week MediaLink curated trend sessions, meetings, tours and journeys through a custom-created #virtual platform for industry leaders to network and meet.

#EmpireProduced #MediaLinkatCES #CES2021 #virtualevent

MediaLink and its partners have teamed up with Empire to deliver personalized experiences to high-level executives virtually attending this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

This week MediaLink curated trend sessions, meetings, tours and journeys through a custom-created #virtual platform for industry leaders to network and meet.

#EmpireProduced #MediaLinkatCES #CES2021 #virtualevent

Yesterday #EmpireProduced presented Seth Meyers virtually for one of the world’s leading insurance providers. The former...
01/14/2021

Yesterday #EmpireProduced presented Seth Meyers virtually for one of the world’s leading insurance providers. The former SNL head writer and host of Late Night with Seth Meyers delivered a hilarious opening monologue and then did Q&A with the group, sharing memories from SNL and humorous anecdotes about having young children during Covid isolation.

Check out day 2 of Schmidt Futures #FuturesForum on Preparedness to uncover #COVID19 insights on 23 nations. Yesterday w...
01/13/2021

Check out day 2 of Schmidt Futures #FuturesForum on Preparedness to uncover #COVID19 insights on 23 nations. Yesterday we heard from Dr. Anthony Fauci, Senator Collins Jeremy Farrar, Fareed Zakaria & more. This virtual event is co-hosted by Schmidt Futures and the Social Science Research Council. Click the link to learn more! futuresforumonpreparedness.org

#EmpireProduced

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge. The Empire team is so grateful to have grown together, coming out even stron...
01/04/2021

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge. The Empire team is so grateful to have grown together, coming out even stronger, closer, and more inspired. Happy New Year, and may 2021 bring health and good will to all.

#EmpireProduced #holidayparty #happynewyear #virtualevents #hybridevents #event #eventindustry

Empire Entertainment, Inc.
12/13/2020

Empire Entertainment, Inc.

Empire was thrilled to produce the #UnfinishedLive digital series. Over the course of this four part episode, topics covered Economy & Justice, Democracy & Voice, Technology & Humanity, and Questions, Culture & Change.

Speakers included: Host, Baratunde Thurston, Dan Schulman, Kristen Anderson, Angela Glover Blackwell, Yo-Yo Ma, Andrew Yang, Tristan Harris, Bruce Springsteen, Anna Deavere Smith, Alicia Garza, Frank McCourt, Braxton Woodham, Alison McCauley, and many more. Unfinished

To learn more visit: https://unfinished.com/

#EmpireProduced #virtualevents #technology #justice #economy #democracy #humanity #culture #progress #change

In collaboration with McCourt Global McCourt School of Public Policy - Georgetown University For Freedoms The Aspen Institute Ford Foundation Mil M2 The Shed Imperative 21 PolicyLink Ashoka_USA

Empire was thrilled to produce the #UnfinishedLive digital series. Over the course of this four part episode, topics cov...
12/12/2020

Empire was thrilled to produce the #UnfinishedLive digital series. Over the course of this four part episode, topics covered Economy & Justice, Democracy & Voice, Technology & Humanity, and Questions, Culture & Change.

Speakers included: Host, Baratunde Thurston, Dan Schulman, Kristen Anderson, Angela Glover Blackwell, Yo-Yo Ma, Andrew Yang, Tristan Harris, Bruce Springsteen, Anna Deavere Smith, Alicia Garza, Frank McCourt, Braxton Woodham, Alison McCauley, and many more. Unfinished

To learn more visit: https://unfinished.com/

#EmpireProduced #virtualevents #technology #justice #economy #democracy #humanity #culture #progress #change

In collaboration with McCourt Global McCourt School of Public Policy - Georgetown University For Freedoms The Aspen Institute Ford Foundation Mil M2 The Shed Imperative 21 PolicyLink Ashoka_USA

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