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|AREA OF BUSINESS:
||Event Marketing for Fortune 50 businesses.
|THE GENERAL LOCATION:
||HQ in San Antonio, Seattle, NYC, DC, Honolulu, Chicago, LA, Sacramento, Miami
||200+ employees and I am the decision maker.
||Gregorio(Greg) Benito Palomino was born in Temple, Texas, raised by both parents and moved to San Antonio in 1991 attending local schools. He briefly attended MacArthur High School in San Antonio, Texas and relocated to the Dallas/Fort Worth area in 1998 where he graduated from Trinity High School in Euless, Texas in 2001.
Greg moved back to San Antonio in 2001 after graduation and attended The University of Texas San Antonio majoring in Marketing, Management & Public Relations and still continues his education. He has been fortunate enough to work in Sales & Marketing for Fortune 500 companies such as Victorias Secret, FedEx & UPS
all before the age of 23. His education has not just been in the classroom, but outside as well. His parents, both college educated, have been important in his life as the first line of support.
In 2007, Greg launched CRE8AD8, LLC(Create-A-Date), a National Event Marketing Agency headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. It was designed to help and damper economical challenges the nation faced during this time. CRE8AD8, LLC has grown from an unknown Agency to a locally, regionally and nationally recognized award-winning Agency and even retains clients internationally. With clientele coming from Fortune 10 Corporations and Fortune 5 Franchises, CRE8AD8 has made an impact in their industry and now competes on national levels. Greg oversees daily operations as CEO and President of CRE8AD8 and has been one of the driving forces behind its growth. Since 2007 CRE8AD8 not only produces events as an Event Marketing Agency, but also launched several other branches to its Agency; Concierge by CRE8AD8
for the business professional & hotelier; Venue Management by CRE8AD8, Event Brokerage by CRE8AD8 & their newest addition to the Travel Industry; TravelD8.com.
Greg has helped drive CRE8AD8 towards a profitable agency through team building, loyalty to the staff, support and various volunteer efforts he participates in. CRE8AD8s recognition has been local, regional and national. He has been featured in various publications such as Conexion, The San Antonio Express News, Hispanic Executive Quarterly, San Antonio Woman Magazine, Texas Meetings & Events, ABC News, Marketing Essentials by McGraw-Hill & more across the country. His agency has been featured on various television shows & channels such as The Style Channel, We TV, Bravo, NBC, CBS and FOX. Gregs volunteer efforts include:
San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors(2009), Embajador & 2008 Embajador of the Year
Center for Family Relations Board Member (2008-2010)
San Antonio Area Widowed Persons Service Board Member (2008-Present)
San Antonio Youth Commission Founding Board Member (2009-2010)
YMCA of Greater San Antonio Board Member (2009-Present)
Alamo City Black Chamber of Commerce (since 2008)
National Hispanic Professional Organization (since 2007)
Hispanic Medical Professionals (since 2007)
Greg is also a Big Brother in the Big Brother Big Sister program since 2008, Philanthropist for Leukemia Lymphoma Society, American Cancer Society & many more.
The awards & recognitions received by CRE8AD8 CEO Greg Palomino throughout his Executive career include:
Hispanic Executive Quarterly; Entrepreneur of the Quarter; Article 3rd Quarter 2009
San Antonio Express News; Article March 27, 2008 + additional articles after
Conexion; Article February 2008
Entrepreneur Magazine; EOY Nominee
San Antonio Business Journal; 40 under 40 Nominee
Inc. Magazine; 30under30 Nominee
San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Embajador of the Year 2008
San Antonio Woman Magazine; First Male-Owned Business featured in magazine history, May 2009 Top Event Planners in San Antonio
Texas Association for Business - Small Business of the Year nominee 2009
Texas Meetings & Events Magazine; Top 3 Best Destination Management Organization 2009 & Best Wedding Planner
ABC News Company Morale Events Gone Bad February 2010
Under30CEO.com/FOX News What Does Success Mean to You? April 2010
He looks forward to many great years as the agency President and is looking forward to serving the community and volunteering for great causes.
||I am the CEO of a major nationally-recognized award winning Event Marketing Agency. We are seeking to develop more relationships as we realize that we are where we are because of individuals and small business, so I strive to keep serving that community on their ventures and events to help them rise above the competition.