Matt Gideon

Business Development & Customer Relations Specialist

Matt

Where are you from?
I was born in Los Angeles, California but grew up back and forth between Arlington, Texas and Beverly Hills, California.

How long have you been in the events industry?
I’ve been in the events industry for 9 years. I started off doing contract work for Tricia Jackson Productions when I was just a teenager. At age 21, I joined the company full-time. Several years later I transitioned into the rental side of the industry, where I did event consultation and sales for Celebration Event Rental.

Three interesting facts about yourself?

I love to travel abroad! I’ve spent time in many different countries such as England, France, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, and Israel.

Writing and performing rap and alternative music is a hobby of mine. Don’t laugh! 🙂

I’ve studied several martial arts practices, including boxing, kickboxing, and Krav Maga.

What is your job title and description?
I am the Business Development and Customer Relations Specialist.

What is your favorite thing about the events industry?
There are so many personalities! I love networking and building relationships with all of the different people in the industry. It’s such a feeling of accomplishment to see an event produced successfully as a result of bringing the right people together.