About Mark Nelson Enterprises
Mark Nelson Enterprises is a artist development, marketing, promotions, publicity, and entertainment production firm specializing in nightlife events in New York and Nationally.
Founder and President, Mark Nelson has been involved in over 3,500 parties working with high profile entertainers and djs. We have worked in the largest clubs in New York City with parties ranging from intimate get-togethers to club openings with stadium size attendance.
Mark has been featured in Time Out New York, Next, Bravo Networks and in a PBS segment of In The Life. Since 2000; Mark has been an event coordinator for Equinox Fitness Centers (corporate level) – co-producing simultaneous national promotions in London, LA, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Dallas, Washington DC and New York
We are a leader in marketing to a diverse audience via the Mark Nelson Newsletter, a weekly e-mail reaching out to over 25,000 subscribers / readers interested in upcoming events and brow-raising commentary. Members rely on it for ground breaking news and exclusive announcements.
Centrally located in Manhattan’s Chelsea district, a crossroads of culture and society, our office draws from a great network of clubs, theatres, recording artists, djs, performance artists, photographers and entertainment companies to produce a unique and elevating experience. We are dedicated to finding and nurturing some of the best creative talent in the industry.
Involvement in past / current events include:
Fairgrounds Out @ Night 10th Anniversary Saturday September 7, 2013
Out In Events 2012 Fairgrounds IX’Out @ Night’ attracted thousands of LGBT to Six Flags Great Adventure w/ a LIVE performance by RHNJ Melissa Gorga (pictured here w/ Joe Gorga and Dina Marie)
In 2011: Live performances by Warner Bros. Recording & performance sensation: Neon Hitch, Billboard #1 artist Sylvia Tosun & Bravo TV’s NY Prep star KELLI.
2009 International LGBT Six Flags Tour (Louisville, KY; Washington DC; Montreal, Quebec; San Francisco, CA; Jackson, NJ; Los Angelos, CA to benefit The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund included LMFAO, Seth Gold, Ultra Nate, Colton Ford, Sylvia Tosun, Corey Craig, Justin Ryan and The Daisy Spurs.
Mark as the Entertainment Director of The New York Pride Pier Dance procured & produced the following:
Janet Jackson 2004
The Pussycats Dolls 2005
Jennifer Lopez 2006
Idina Menzel 2007
Jennifer Hudson 2008
Ultra Nate 2008
Sylvia Tosun 2008
Joi Cardwell 2009
Sabrina Johnston 2009
Kat DeLuna 2009
Ultra Nate 2010
Sophie Ellis-Bextor w/ The Freemasons 2010
Martha Wash, Robin S and Frenchie Davis 2011
In December, 2013 Mark Nelson’s ‘F Word’ celebrates its 5th Anniversary!
It was dubbed ‘The Party’ of NYC. Chosen as:
The 2010 ‘Best Weekly Party in the USA’ ~ Edge Media
The 2010 & 2011 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 current home: Splash. Attracting celebrities, movie, Broadway & TV stars, High fashionista’s, The best of NYC Underground Nightclub scene + #1 Billboard artists!
To celebrate the move in June, 2010; International Superstar Kylie Minogue came by for a surprise performance!
Mark Nelson and Kylie
Including Katy Perry, 08/27/10
Andy Bell (Erasure)
American Idol’s Kimberly Caldwell
RHO Atlanta Miss Lawrence, BEX, Eddy Barrena,, Junior Vasquez, Dave Aude’, MEG, Zhana, SherryVine, DJ Lina, Princess Superstar, Jasper James, Backstreet, Daisy Spurs, Ray Dragon, Rentboy.com‘s The Hookie Awards, DJ Bill Coleman, Erika Jayne, Joey Arias, Missy Elliot, Michael Urie, Bradley Bayou, Britney Campbell, Mila Jam, Junior Vasquez, Adam Lambert, Sir Ari Gold, Zayra, Farrad, The One’s, Joe Oppedisano, Sophia Lolley, Kimberly Davis + + +
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, etc., 1999 MTV Music Video Awards (The Madonna segment); E Entertainment Holiday Party NYC, Lady Bunny’s WIGSTOCK, Sir Ian McKellen Oscar Nomination Party NYC; Rocky Horror Show on Broadway Holiday Party; Sandra Bernhard “I’m Still Here Damn It” promotions; Raymond Dragon x-mas party; Equinox Fitness Center Holiday Party 2001 – 2008; 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, 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, Halloween Party & Gay Pride Events.
Mark Nelson Events DJ’s have included the following Producer/DJs: Adolfo Seda • Alex Lauterstein • Alyson Calagna • Ana Paula • Andre Shannon • Angel Moreas • Bill Coleman • Billy Carroll • Billy Lace • Bobby Duron • Bobby Shaw • Boy George • Brenda Black • Brett Henrichsen • Bryan Raughten • Carlos Pertuz • Chad Jack • Chip Duckett • Chris Cox • Chris Pagli • Chris Sheppard • Chus & Ceballos • Cleveland • Corey Craig • Craig Spencer • Dan Q • Danny Krivit • Danny Tenaglia • Dave Aude’ • David Knapp • David Martinez • David Morales • DeMarko! • Derrick Foxx • DJ Adam • DJ Boris • DJ Drew G • DJ Escape • DJ Gustavo • DJ JRNY • DJ Lina • DJ Marco • DJ MK • DJ Paulo • Eddie Baez • Eddie Elias • Eddie Robinson • Eddie X • Ellis Miah • Erick Morillo • Formika • Frankie Knuckles • The Freemasons • Gant Johnson • Girlina • Glen Friscia • Grandmaster Flash • Guido Osario • Hector Fonseca • Hex Hector • Ian Ford • Jack Reina • Jackie Christie • James Andersen • James Palmer • Joe Gauthreaux • Joe Garofalo • John ‘Jellybean’ Benitez • John Marinello • John Millier • Johnny Dynell • Jo Jo Odyssey • Jonathan Peters • Jonathan Porter • JonJon Battles • Kimani G • Julian Marsh • Junior Vasquez • Justin Early • Keana Wray • Kevin Graves • Kris Kono • Larry Needham • Leo Garcia • Little Louie Vega • Lord G • Louis Morhaim • Manny Lehman • Mark Anthony • Matt Piso • Max Rodriguez • Merritt • Michael Hades • Michael Post • Mickey Friedman • Mike Cruz • Mike Graylen • Mike Rizzo • Nicky Siano • Obra Primitiva • Offer Nissim • Paul Ferrer • Paul Kraft • Peter Crow • Peter Rauhofer • Phillip Kimball • Quentin Harris • Ralphi Rosario • Randy Bettis • Reed McGowan • Richie Santana • Robb Cole • Robbie Leslie • Ronnie Ventura • Scotty K • Scotty Thomson • Seth Gold • Shunji Moriwaki • Sin Morera • St. Peter • Stephen Richards • Steve Travolta • Super Dave • Susan Morabito • Tasty Tim • That Kid Chris • The Lady Bunny • Thom Storr • Tom Stephan • Tony Lehmenkuler • Tony Moran • T-Pro • Tracy Young • Twisted Dee • Ultra Nate • Victor Calderone • Vito Fun • Wayne G • X-Ray
2-xist Inc.; 3 Vodka; Absolut; Aid for AIDS; All Shapes Media; American Airlines; Anheuser-Busch; Anti-Gravity Inc.; Atlantic Records; Bad Boy Club of Montreal; BMG; Boston Beer Company; Beast; Betz Boys; Blue Streak Consulting; Broadway Cares- Equity Fights Aids; Capitale; Centaur Entertainment; Coors Brewing Company; Crobar; David Barton Gyms; David Flower Productions; Dallas Purple Party; Duvet Nightclub; Diesel; Discotheque Nightclub; Disney Theatrical; The Dish; Dragon Media; E! Entertainment; Empire State Pride Agenda; Equinox Fitness Centers; Eagle NYC; EMI Music; Fly-Life Inc.; g lounge nyc; Gaydar.net; Glaceau; GO Magazine; G-Star; The Gym; HERE TV; Heritage of Pride Inc.; Hugh Hysell Communications; hx magazine; Iowa Boy Productions, Jellybean Recordings; Joe Oppedisano Photography; Junior Vasquez Music; Karl Giant; Katherine Gibbs School; Labatt USA; LOGO; Manhunt.net; Maverick Recordings; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.; Montreal’s Black & Blue Festival; MTV Networks; National Gay & Lesbian Task Force; Nasty Pig; Newyorkcityentertainers.com; Next Magazine; Pacha NYC; Peace Bisquit; POM; The Poux Company; Purity Vodka; Red Bull North America Inc.; Re-Vision; Rentboy.com; Resorts Casino Atlantic City; Rick Harper Graphic Design; Rob Promotions; SBNY; The Saint-at-Large; Seagram Americas; Show Nightclub; Six Flags; SoBe Water; Sony Music; SPI Marketing; Spin Cycle; Splash Bar; Stephen Knoll; Stereo New York; Svedka Vodka; SylvesterQ.com; the-mixx; Time Warner; TLA Video; Tom of Finland Foundation; Universal Gear; Universal Studios; Voli Vodka; VITA Coconut Water; Vitamin Water; Warner Bros. Music; WaterMark; WET International; Winter Party Festival; Zico Coconut Water
Mark Nelson Events participate in major charitable events throughout the year.
Keep posted to our events calendar for future events.