Denis Samuiliks

Event & Production Manager

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Production Manager - Stage Manager

About me

Entertainment Industry professional, especially skilled in Event Management, Production Management and Relationship Building. As an Event Manager I was organising live shows of worldwide known artists as well as sport and other complex production public events with capacity between 5000-15000 ppl. In the last few years I have also gained good skills in Business Development, Customer Service and Relationship Building working for leading worldwide brands. I have managed more than 100 live shows, including performers such as: Katie Melua, A-HA, Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band, Korn, Roxette, De Phazz, Smokie with Symphony Orchestra, Vanessa Mae, Steve Vai, Michael Bolton, Monster X Tour, Candy Dulfer, Lord of The Dance and many top artists from Russia. Additional experience: Involved in International Show Jumping Tournament - “Kap Jumping Horse Show” as Project Manager in Riga, Latvia (28.06.2012-1.07.2012) and Zagare, Lithuania (13.07.2012-15.07.2012). Tournament web page - http://en.kapjumping.com Worked on set of “The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler” (2009) as Production Runner. I speak: English Russian Latvian

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Lifestyle
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Music Event
  • Outdoor Event
  • Film Production
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Entertainment
  • Event Organisation
  • Logistics Management
  • Negociation
  • Budget Timeframe Management

Work history

Currently

Booking Agent

Next Level Agency

Dec 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Next Level Agency is a rapidly growing entertainment agency, providing talent and celebrities to clientele worldwide. Formed in 2008 as an agency solely operating in few territories of Eastern and Northern Europe and working with a small roster of musicians, company managed to expand catalogue to over 100 different names and operations all over Europe and further to Asia in 2009, following Middle East and Australia in 2010, Africa in 2011 and Latin America on horizon for 2016. Our recent references include touring and one-off events with such names as Chris Brown, Jason Derulo, Snoop Dogg, Nelly, 2 Chainz, Madcon, Tyga, B.o.B., Ja Rule, Lupe Fiasco, Omarion, The Game, Busta Rhymes, Eve, Timati, Toto Cutugno, James Arthur, Goran Bregovic, Gloria Gaynor, Dennis Rodman, Boney M, different Russian acts and many others.

2016

Corporate Team Leader (promoted from Corporate Lifestyle Manager)

Quintessentially Lifestyle

Jul 2013 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Leading a group of 12 lifestyle managers who deal with high net-worth individuals located all over the world. My current role is to ensure that quality standards are met at all time, daily KPI monitoring, developing and implementing strategies to induce member engagement and membership renewals.

2014

Business Development Executive

Rainmaker Systems

Jul 2013 - May 2014
  • Full Time
  • Involved in Microsoft Software Asset Management campaign. Software Asset Management is a business practice that involves managing and optimizing the purchase, deployment, maintenance, utilization, and disposal of software applications within an organization. Responsibilities included managing a large client portfolio with an aim to bring additional sources of revenue via up-selling and cross-selling Microsoft products.

2013

Event & Production Manager

Makroconcert Latvia

Sep 2010 - May 2013
  • Riga, Latvia
  • Full Time
  • Makroconcert is the largest Eastern and Central European-based promoter. Makroconcert has offices in three European countries with an audience of over 45 million. Moreover, Makroconcert cooperates with strongest promoters in Belarus, Estonia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine. This leads to an audience to about 272 million. Responsibilities included: • Managing project expenses. • Set, communicate and maintain project timelines and priorities. • Develop contacts to secure appropriate and good-value venue hire. • Liaise with external suppliers including venues, caterers, hotels etc. • Organising and overseeing the production process. • Organise appropriate sponsorship and additional promotional events. • Liaise with artists and their representatives. • Coordinating international staff. • Coordinating local and international logistic. • On-the-day management of events. I have successfully managed more than 100 live shows, including performers such as: Katie Melua, A-HA, Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band, Korn, Roxette, De Phazz, Smokie with Symphony Orchestra, Vanessa Mae, Steve Vai, Michael Bolton, Monster X Tour, Candy Dulfer, Lord of The Dance and many top artists from Russia. Additional experience: Involved in International Show Jumping Tournament - “Kap Jumping Horse Show” as Project Manager in Riga, Latvia (28.06.2012-1.07.2012) and Zagare, Lithuania (13.07.2012-15.07.2012). Tournament web page - http://en.kapjumping.com.I have managed more than 100 live shows, including performers such as: Katie Melua, A-HA, Ringo Starr, Korn, Roxette, Vanessa Mae, Michael Bolton.

Education

2008

Art and Events Management

Baltic International Academy

Sep 2004 - Sep 2008
  • Riga, Latvia
  • The Baltic International Academy (up to 2006 it was called Baltic Russian Institute) is the largest non-government higher education establishment in the Baltic States and Eastern European countries (it was established in 1992) amounting 4,500 students, including 450 foreign students from 22 countries worldwide, that makes multicultural environment in Academy, where teach 200 lecturers, of which 100 are doctors of Science and professors.