The third bi-monthly New Day New Opportunity networking event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23, at Eve’s Lounge 769 Washington Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11218.
Ashea Management & Entertainment, is the organizer of networking event.
Nolan Baynes, marketing director of the multi-platform video and music network, “Music Choice” will be the special guest of honor. Baynes is also the former music marketing director of MTV/MTV2 and president of branding agency, JBF Entertainment.
At Music Choice, Baynes is responsible for the strategic marketing efforts for all MC properties including SWRV TV, its 24-hour, interactive music video network; MC On Demand, the #1 On Demand Network; and MC Music Channels, 45 digital audio music channels distributed to over 52 million households nationally.
He joined MC in Spring 2011 and in a short time has activated key strategic partnerships for the company with independent artists, record labels, and music festivals.
During his stint as president of JBF Entertainment, a partnership with Former NFL QB stand out Jay Fiedler, Baynes provided creative and operations leadership for the agency that consulted for BET Networks and worked with clients such as MTV, Jane Carter Solutions, Greater Than Campaign and talent management agency Chris Smith Management (Nelly Furtado, Tamia, etc.)
Before joining JBF Entertainment, Baynes served as the director of Music Marketing for MTV Networks where he oversaw the creation and execution of live concerts, music marketing initiatives and selected channel tune-in campaigns including Sucka Free Sundays.
Baynes also played an important role in the formation of MTV’s first venture into Caribbean market with creation of Tempo. He was responsible for spearheading campaigns such as MTV2 $2 Bill Concert Series (Kanye West, Green Day), The TRL Tour (Destiny’s Child, Nelly), VMA Block Party Miami, Campus Invasion Tour, and more.
He will be presented with a plaque of achievement, and appreciation for his support and being a positive role model.
Baynes is a Guyanese native (Caribbean decent), who migrated to Flatbush, Brooklyn, and never forgot where he came from. He has been actively giving back to the community that supported him in his endeavors on the road to achieving success.
Baynes will take the ‘New Day New Opportunity’ platform to share his experience with entrepreneurs, business owners, executives, employers, and community residents.
New Day New Opportunity is Ashea Management’s vision to empower young men and women within the community and to provide an inspirational resource for business owners to cross-promote and build their network. During these challenging economic times, we are banding together to create a better solution.
Ashea Management is a consulting and entertainment management company, expanding opportunities for innovative talent, and also committed to giving back and building a better community.
The visionaries of Ashea Management are James Frazier and Ashton Robertson, who have over 20 years of combined experience in marketing, promotion, artist management and event planning.