SOURCE: The Round Table Creative Media Group

January 21, 2011 09:00 ET

The Round Table Creative Media Group Presents: "The Power Of The Influencer"

An Evening With Top Creative Industry Leaders Discussing the Evolving Role of Influencers and Their Effect on the Business Culture

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 21, 2011) - On January 25th, 2011 a panel of top industry leaders will come together for The Second Creative Minds Salon Series, "The Power Of The Influencer," hosted by The Round Table Creative Media Group (CMG). The event will take place at the Soho House New York (29 Ninth Avenue) starting at 7pm.

Moderating the event will be Glenn Johnson, VP and Creative Director of Evins Communications, a marketing communications and public relations agency. Panel members will include: David Gensler, Founder and President of The Keystone Design Union, a private design network and consultancy whose clients include LVMH, Coke, Nike, Adidas, Reebok and MTV; Ville Tikka, Future Specialist and Creative Strategist for Nokia, who is responsible for identify trends and new opportunities for breakthrough product innovation and creative growth; Ilana Bryant, Chief Strategy Officer of Strawberryfrog, a Cultural Movement agency, who has consulted for companies such as Procter & Gamble, Diageo, Morgan Stanley, Sony Ericsson, Unilever, Frito-lay PepsiCo, M&M Mars and Wal-Mart; and Jason Campbell, Editor in Chief of JC Report, an online fashion magazine that uncovers key trends and movements to an international audience. In 1994 Mr. Campbell assisted in launching Alexander McQueen and Antonio Berardi to the U.S. market. He has also been a consultant to companies such as AMEX, The Limited and the NFL.

"The Power Of The Influencer" will kick off The Round Table CMG's 2011 series of programs and features a $55 ticket available through Event Brite.

According to the President of The Round Table CMG, Blu Ellis, "This event features a unique opportunity to hear from a diverse panel of top industry leaders who understand the power of influencers and what it takes to identify and cultivate relationships." Event moderator, Glenn Johnson, who is also a founding member of The Round Table CMG, goes on to add, "The panel will discuss how brands identify, communicate and engage influencers. We have a unique opportunity with these top industry leaders to discuss how their engaging influencers in their day-to-day business provides measurable results for their clients."

The panel was curated and produced by Blu Ellis along with Round Table CMG Board of Directors. The Round Table CMG would also like to thank Tequila Avión for hosting the complimentary cocktail hour before and after the event.

About The Round Table Creative Media Group

The Round Table CMG is a network of creative visionaries who have established a relevant and authentic point of view within their industry. Their membership is made up of a group of influential, creative thought-leaders, industry visionaries, and entrepreneurs, who strive to motivate and inspire not just each other but the next generation of emerging talent. For more information visit: or find us on Facebook.

About Evins Communications

Since its inception in 1987, Evins has received consistent acclaim for its integrated branding, marketing communications, media relations and public relations programs for legacy, luxury and prestige brands in a wide array of industries, including travel and hospitality, food, wine and spirits, beauty and spa, and lifestyle and technology. For more information visit: or find us on Facebook.

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries Please Contact:
    Glenn Johnson
    Evins Communications
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