Steve Ringel is Southeast Region Director and our Senior Sponsorship Liaison, based at Kurman Communications’ Southeast Regional Office in Nashville, Tennessee. He works closely with the Kurman team in Chicago to provide the greater southern and southeastern states with integrated public relations, brand marketing, strategic communications planning, and social media networking, plus a wide variety of related services for the restaurant, hospitality, and entertainment industries.
Steve Ringel, who heads the Kurman Communications Southeast Regional Office in Nashville, Tennessee, leads sponsorship activities for Kurman Communications. Steve, who spent many years in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas, has arranged sponsorship deals with major Fortune 500 companies such as Coca Cola and has produced professional and memorable events for over twenty years. He founded and produced the Marin Music Festival for ten years, working with a wide variety of vendors and entertainers.
Steve’s success in developing sponsorship partnerships and producing major events is evidence of his creativity, persistence and passion for people and excellence. He has produced major events for such clients as the Marin County Farmer’s Market, Mill Valley Film Festival, Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, Parallax Marketing, and Mount Sinai Memorial Parks.
He has successfully created, managed and driven new, profitable partnership-alliances with companies such as Victoria’s Secret, Coca-Cola, NASCAR, Kellogg’s, AEG Live, Future USA, ABC-TV, Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, and non-profit groups such as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and KCET-TV, the second largest PBS station in the United States.