Intro

Mark Nelson Enterprises (MNE) has been ‘Making It Happen’ as a marketing production firm specializing in Health and Music Industries; with an emphasis in promotions, publicity and talent development since 1995.

Since 1999; Mark has been an event coordinator for Equinox Fitness Centers (corporate level) – co-producing simultaneous national promotions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Washington DC, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York City Metro.

Founder and President, Mark Nelson has been involved in over 12,000 events working with high profile clients, talent, entertainers and djs. He has worked in the largest clubs in New York City, Louisville, Los Angeles, Miami, Montreal and San Francisco with parties ranging from intimate get-togethers to night club openings to stadium size attendance of 40,000 people.

Mark has been featured in Billboard Magazine, Time Out New York, Next, HX and other publications.

In 1999, He was one of eight characters in Bravo TV’s Gay Riviera; and has appeared as a guest on Ricki Lake, Wendy Williams, the Jane Pratt Show and in a PBS segment of In The Life.

Mark is a proponent of diversity and thinking outside the box.

Artist Booking

Bi-coastal with offices in Los Angeles and New York, MNE offices draws from a great network of clients, clubs, theatres, recording artists, fitness experts, djs, performance artists, photographers and entertainment companies to produce a unique and elevating experience.

MNE is dedicated to finding and nurturing some of the best creative talent in the health and entertainment industries.

National Events

Involvement in past / current events include: 13 Years as founder and executive producer of Fairgrounds, Out At Night, at Six Flags NJ.

Mark has directly produced and marketed for artists including Aaron Cobbett, Amanda Lepore, Amber, Andrea Carnell, Andy Bell (Erasure), Angie Stone, Ari Gold, Big Ang, Bishi, Blu Cantrell, Boy George, Brian Kent, Candis Cayne, Charo!, Colton Ford, Crystal Waters, Cyndi Lauper, Dave Aude, David Morales, David Raleigh, Debbie Gibson, Debby Harry, Debby Holiday, Deborah Cox, Dina Delicious, Donna Delory, Eddie Baez, Eddie Martinez, EMIN, Erika Jayne, Erin Hamilton, Fame Cohen, Frankie Knuckles, Frenchie Davis, Funky Green Dogs, Gloria Estefan, Grace Jones, Gregory Nalbone, Hector Fonseca, Hex Hector, Idina Menzel, Inaya Day, Inda Matrix, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Holliday, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy James, Joan Rivers, Jody Whatley, Joe Oppedisano, Joey Arias, Joi Cardwell, Junior Vasquez, Kat DeLuna, Katy Perry, Kristine W., Kylie Minogue, Lady Bunny, Lisa Lisa, LMFAO, Lonnie Gordon, Madonna, Martha Wash, MEG, Melba Moore, Melissa Gorga, Michael Alago, Miss Lawrence, Morabito, Neon Hitch, Niki Haris, Patti LaBelle, Paul Oakenfold, Peace Bisquit, Peppermint, Porcelain Black, The Pussycat Dolls, Quentin Ellis, Raven O, Reina, Reeves Watson, Robyn S., RuPaul, Sabrina Johnston, Sandra Bernhard, Sky Ferreira, Steve Aoki, Sylvia Tosun, Taylor Dayne, Thelma Houston, Tila Tequila, Tony Moran, Traci Lords, Tracy Young, Trish, Ultra Nate, Vassy, Veronica, Victor Calderone, The Village People, Wynter Gordon, Zelma Davis, Zhana Saunders +++

He was also a lead talent consultant / laison for Heritage of Pride; The National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, The Saint at Large and The Imperial Court Night of 1000 Gowns.

Clients include Equinox Fitness, Absolut, Anheuser Busch, AquaHydrate Water, Aqua Capratica Water, Asbury Park Marketing Association, BAI Water, Boxed Water, Bull Dog Gin, Capital Records, Caroline’s Comedy Club, Casa De Mexico Tequila, Catered Fit, Centaur Entertainment, Columbia Records, Country Archer, Crunch Fitness, David Barton Gyms, Disney Theatricals, Dr Brew Kombucha, Essentia Water, Fiji Water, Gancia Prosecco, Gay Center NYC, Glaceau Smart Water, Glaceau Vitamin Water, GMHC, Gt’s Kombucha, G Star Clothing, Halo Top Creamery, Island Records, The Kartell Group, The Katherine Gibbs School of Business, Kona Deep Hydrating Water, Marc Bouwer, Miss Universe Pageant, MTV,  Nooma Organic Electrolyte Drink, OLAN (artist), OUT Magazine, Passport Magazine, Patron, Pepsico, Pop Chips, Purity Vodka, Ray Dragon, Red Bull,  Republic Records, Saint at Large, Scorpion Fitness, Six Flags, SoBe Water, Sony Records, Sprouted Minds, Steel Gym, Stephen Knoll Salon, Svedka Vodka, Time OUT Magazine, Tito’s Vodka, Universal Records, Verday Chlorophyll Water, Vita Coco Water, Warner Bros Music, Zubrowka Vodka + +

In 2016, Mark was a proud host and promoter of “An Evening w/ Hillary Clinton”.

The event featured Cher, John Legend, Andra Day, Ricky Martin, Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera plus many more at The Griffith Outdoor Arena in Los Angeles.

Mark Nelson co-produced Island Records Grammy Party in LA February 11, 2017.

Currently, along with over 240 annual events for Equinox; Mark is working on a project with The Beverly Hills Doctors™

There are so many stories of producing and working with these great artists and clients over the years.

Learn how you can benefit from Mark’s extraordinary consulting and production capabilities.

Highlights

FAIRGROUNDS: OUT AT NIGHT
In 2009, Mark founded and executive produced Out In Events International LGBT Six Flags Tour (Louisville, KY; Washington DC; Montreal, Quebec; San Francisco, CA; Jackson, NJ; Los Angeles, CA to benefit The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund included Seth Gold, Ultra Nate, Colton Ford, Sylvia Tosun, Corey Craig, Justin Ryan and The Daisy Spurs.

GAY PRIDE NYC
Mark was the Entertainment Director of The New York Pride Pier Dance procuring & producing Janet Jackson 2004; The Pussycats Dolls 2005; Jennifer Lopez 2006; Joi Cardwell & Idina Menzel 2007; Ultra Nate, Sylvia Tosun & Jennifer Hudson 2008; Sabrina Johnston & Kat DeLuna 2009; Ultra Nate & Sophie Ellis-Bextor 2010; Martha Wash, Robin S and Frenchie Davis 2011

THE F*WORD

Mark Nelson & Michael ‘Formika’ Jones ‘F Word’ was been dubbed ‘The Party’ of NYC. Chosen as:

The 2010 ‘Best Weekly Party in the USA’ ~ Edge Media

The 2010 Glammy Award for ‘Best Party in NYC’

The 2011 Get Out Award for ‘Best Party’
Mark Nelson & Michael ‘Formika’ Jones created The F*Word in the fall of 2008 on a Saturday night @ the now defunct Eugene’s Supper-club.

Moving to Santos Party House the summer of 2009, The weekly party moved to Fridays @ Rebel Nightclub the fall of 2009.

In June, 2010; The Party found its 4th and last home: Splash.

To celebrate the move; Internationally Pop-star Kylie Minogue came by for a surprise performance!

This ground-breaking weekly soiree is and was unmatched in the particiapation of Katy Perry, Charo!, Gloria Estefan, Andy Bell (Erasure), TRISH, RHOA Miss Lawrence, RHONJ Melissa Gorga, Traci Lords, Tila Tequila, Neon Hitch, Junior Vasquez, Dave Aude’, Amanda Lepore, Zhana, Porcelain Black, BISHI, DJ Billy Lace, Sky Ferriera, Britney Campbell, Mila Jam, Junior Vasquez, Adam Lambert, Sir Ari Gold, Leighton Meister, Zayra, Farrad, The One’s, Joe Oppedisano, Sophia Lolley, Kimberly Davis, Amanda Lepore, SherryVine, American Idol’s Kimberly Caldwell, DJ Lina, Princess Superstar, Cazwell, Jasper James, Backstreet, Daisy Spurs, DJ Bill Coleman, Sylvia Tosun, Erika Jayne, Raven O, Joey Arias, Missy Elliot, Michael Urie, Bradley Bayou and more.

 

MORE HIGHLIGHTS

Mark Nelson’s Full Frontal Friday’s @ Splash (2005-2008) featured artists such as Jody Watley; Ultra Nate; Niki Haris & many others.

One Night Only featuring Jennifer Hudson New Years Eve Eve 2006

Rob Fernandez and Mark Nelson’s Sunday Night ‘Boys Life’

Mark Nelson’s Style Tuesdays @ Splash featuring artists Niki Haris, Zelma Davis, Jennifer Holliday, Zhana aka Inda- Matrix, Marina, Ernest Kohl, Ari Gold, John Boy, Kevin Aviance and more.

1999 MTV Music Video Awards (The Madonna segment)

E Entertainment Holiday Party NYC

Lady Bunny’s WIGSTOCK

Sir Ian McKellen 1999 private Oscar Nomination Party NYC

Rocky Horror Show on Broadway Holiday Party

Sandra Bernhard “I’m Still Here Damn It” promotions

Equinox Fitness Center Holiday Party 2001 – present

Junior Vasquez’s Earth

The Official Heritage of Pride 2003 After Party

Night of 1000 Cher’s

Benefits for Broadway Cares: The Buddha Bash featuring the cast of Broadway’s The King and I, The G I Tea; featuring the cast of Broadway’s Miss Saigon

Cyndi Lauper benefit for Gods Love We Deliver

The Village People appearing as ‘The Amazing Peepers’

Niki Haris and Donna Delory exclusive post Madonna Concert performance

George Lyter’s ADD-TV Pill Awards

Tracy Young’s annual Genesis New Years Party in Miami Beach

The Annual Winter Party Festival in Miami

The Saint @ Large Black Party

Video Archives


In 2010, Mark worked with Kylie to help deploy her new album at the largest LGBT club in NYC.

In 2010, Mark hosted Katie Perry during a hot August night at Splash Bar in NYC.

Another Live Appearance! This time with the invincible Gloria Estefan with a Video Release Party for “Hotel Nacional”. Feb 2012

Night of a 1000 Charo’s! Friday Feb 25, 2011. Coochi Coochi!!

Melissa Gorga performs “On Display” at Mark Nelson’s famous award winning NYC Friday series, “The F Word”. Friday Nov 4, 2011

Jennifer Lopez escorted by Marc Anthony, brought her magic to the LGBT Pride Dance in NYC’s overlooking the hudson river. The show followed a spectacular fireworks display hosted by Heritage of Pride. Special thanks to Scott Barnes.

Mark with the dazzling Jennifer Hudson in 2008!

Mark with Film and Theatre Superstar Idina Menzel.

Contact

Los Angeles Office

Mark Nelson Enterprises

8844 Rosewood Ave.

West Hollywood, CA 90048

(o) 646.732.1999

(f) 800.921.1305

mark@marknelson.biz


New York City Production

Mark Nelson Enterprises

Rick Harper

10 Hillside Ave. Suite 6J

New York, NY 10040

rick@marknelson.biz

917.579.1320


New York City Warehouse (by appointment only)

Mark Nelson Enterprises

4396 Broadway, Suite 319

New York, NY 10040

tel: 917.579.1320

They can take pallet delivery. Any non-holiday Mon-Fri

Between 9:30am-4:30pm


Los Angeles Warehouse (by appointment only)

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c/o Johnny Iglesias

148 W. 132nd St.  Unit C

Los Angeles, CA 90061

Tel: Johnny: 213-216-5521 / Rick Harper 917.579.1320