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John Owens, CFE


504 Sea Hawk Ct.

Edgewater, Fl 32141





Currently Owns The Buzz, an event, Festival, Fair consulting firm and Social Media Marketing firm.

ü Former Director of Marketing & Member Services for International Outdoor Amusement Business Association (OABA)

ü Former General Manager of the Nevada State Fair

ü Former Fair Manager of the Anderson County Fair & Expo Center

ü Author of “Opening Night” Creating Successful Events available now on Amazon.com or Johnwowens.com and "Staircase to Stardom" a how- to book about the Entertainment Business

ü National Speaker

ü Served on the Board of Directors for the South Carolina Fair Association & The South Carolina Event & Festival Association

ü Past President of Sertoma Club & Member of Rotary

ü Past Marketing/Event Director and Entertainment Buyer for the Volusia County Fair & Expo Center in Deland. (4 years)

ü Over forty years as a performing musician - Sax

ü Performed all over the world with the US Navy Band

ü Concert Promoter

ü Ran two Booking Agencies

ü Produced Bands for stage performance

ü Record/TV and Radio Producer

ü Executive Vice President of Night Club America. A TV program aimed at Night Clubs, Bars and Lounges World Wide

ü Executive Director of Numerous TV & Radio Shows

ü General Manager of Several Radio Stations

ü Entertainment Consultant to Record Label Groups

ü Given Seminars and Speeches at Colleges, Corporations and conventions on Marketing, Sales, Media and Sponsorships including International Association of Fairs and Expos and the Florida Federation of Fairs conventions.

ü Written multiple Articles for Trade Magazines in the Fair Industry, International OABA Monthly ShowTime Magazine and the Cable Advertising Industry


ü Smart Phone App Developer

ü Website developer

ü Ideation Expert

ü Business Facilitator

ü Social Media Marketing Developer (Twitter, Facebook pages, Blogs, Hootsuite, Posterous & posting)

ü Radio/TV/Print Copy Writing

ü Advertising Sales

ü Sponsorship Sales

ü Public Speaking, Training, Seminars, Lectures

ü Webinar Producer

ü Fair, Festival, Event consulting

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