Celebrity Event Designer & TV Personality, Samantha Goldberg Partners with United Way ‘s “Night of Miracles Galas”
-New Jersey/NewYork Metro – United Way and “Women in Support of United Way” announces partnership with TV Personality and Celebrity Event Designer, Samantha Goldberg for the 14th annual “Night of Miracles” Gala beginning on May 3rd 2012 at the Pleasantdale Chateau located in West Orange, NJ. Goldberg was contracted in January of 2012 as the galas “Host-Designer-Orchestrator”. This will be the first event Goldberg will orchestrate along with her celebrity design, raising better awareness and assistance with increasing sponsorships and orchestration of the gala. Night of Miracles is the nonprofit’s premier event of the year.
In discussing the appointment, Robyn Pitts, Chair of the “Night of Miracles Gala”, said, “Samantha is a proven leader and most noted designer/orchestrator of events nationwide. She has managed to exceed several nonprofits annual goals in the tri-state as well as other national and international events. We look forward to the insights along with her creative zest and energy she will bring to the group.” With Goldberg at the Helm of the Women In Support team, she is sure to exceed past events with a night to be remembered by all who attend with her ability to coordinate silent auctions and possible celebrity guests to assist her in the quest to gain more sponsorships and revisit past partners of UWEWH.
“Samantha’s diverse background in public nonprofits will be a major asset to our network and the nonprofit events we work on annually. We wanted a fresh set of eye’s to recreate the excitement of our “Nights of Miracles Gala”. “Her experience with nonprofits such as St. Huberts, Make a Wish, and her own successfully noted nonprofit “Dream Team” amongst others serve as a resource and voice for the tri-state participation which will help strengthen state associations of United Way’s Night of Miracles and other various events which will allow for better attendance and participation in various formats.”
Samantha Goldberg, a noted TV Personality on the Style Network and various others, advocate for the industry and setting trends as a most respected Celebrity Event Designer. She previously served as a corporate event specialist in the beauty and fashion industry located in the Midwest and sections of the east coast. She served not only as a Regional Director for various manufactures, but as a certified trainer in the professional side of the salon industry. Her experience also includes serving as the Celebrity Spokesperson for the Hilton Hotels “Family Brand” and author of online tool “Guestiquette” http://bit.ly/nGuV7i , Celebrity Spokesperson and Celebrations expert Party City Party-Town, Bloomingdales Headliner for Registry Events and various other well known brands.
Goldberg for over 2 decades operating her own company of event design and orchestration, one of the most sought after celebrity event designers and TV Personalities in the US today. She’s a noted sales trainer and educator along with being a noted as a successful industry advocate who is a regular source for media all over the world. Samantha has received recognition as “Best Event Planner” in NJ/NY Biz carrying the title since 2009, “Top Forty Under 40,” BizBash and readers Choice Finalist as Social Event Planner of the Year”, Several “Brides Choice” awards on various sites and magazines that are industry related. She was a recipient of the “Designer of The Year Award 2010” for Excellence from the AOEP. She is also the President and Founder of her own national nonprofit “Dream Team” operating since 2005 offering over 150 marital celebrations for those who have gone through various hardships. The nonprofit is possible due to the many vendors in the US that donate their time and services to those who truly deserve assistance. Samantha attended the Parkland/University of IL Champaign, IL and graduated with focus on Elementary Education (K-9) and child psychology. She resides with her husband, Andrew, and their one daughter, in the New York Metro area.
Founded in 1923, United Way of Essex and West Hudson is a non-profit organization that seeks to address the root causes of community concerns by aligning resources to best meet the needs of individuals, children and families through its service area annually. For more information about or how to get involved, visit our website www.UnitedWayEssex.org
In its first thirteen years, the “Night of Miracles” raised more than $2 million for United Way of Essex and West Hudson and the communities we serve. This year we will honor individuals who are building healthy communities through their work in the areas of education, income, health and developing community linkages/service.
For more information about the United Way nonprofit and “Night of Miracles Gala” May 3rd 2012 at the Pleasantdale Chateau visit www.UnitedWayEssex.org or contact George Xuereb, UWEWH Resource Development Director @ 973-854-2215. .For information on media apperances with Samantha Goldberg, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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Samantha Goldberg is a highly sought after celebrity party planner in the New York Metro area. A much acclaimed party planner to the stars along with being noted as “ The Gal” to hire when on a limited budget or are fortunate enough to have more ability to focus on innate design, which is her speciality.
Today Goldberg is considered one of the few "Favs" in the New York Metro market when speaking of a one of a kind celebration.. The Television Personality and Media Darling of the biz has operated Samantha Goldberg & Co- Gold Events LLC for over 2 decades.
She launched her now highly successful business in Chicago dedicating 90% of her skillset on corporate party-event planning, and as Celebrity Spokesperson for motivational sales events and major brand representation.
She is still considered one of the few top-premier party planners in the US today and noted with a successful track record increasing financial goals as a orchestrator for the nonprofit sector and events,
Samantha now oversees and directs a staff of 15 Top New York and New Jersey certified wedding planners able that coordinate weddings, corporate parties, new product launches ,seminars and events nationwide along with several key destination locales (Aruba, Mexico, Bahamas, Italy, Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Hawaii and etc.
Goldberg herself after proper training, currently has in-house wedding & event floral designers who service tristate area. She is noted as the “go to” celebrity event planner for celebrity weddings , nonprofit galas and corporate events. This is in addition to her own personal appearances in support of her television career.
Samantha's expertise today is “high-innate –design”, although she has the ability to work within any budget delivering spectacular results whether given 3 days notice or 3 years of planning. Sam's grace-under-pressure is a testament to her quick-thinking and problem-solving abilities; not to mention the most important element in event planning, With the success of her business came the attention from television networks. Samantha is currently in her 10th season with The Style Network's hit series "Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?" airing in over 150 countries.
Sam was also tapped to do their pilot called "Whose Destination Wedding Is It Anyway" shortly renamed "Married Away," and currently being aired since 2007.
She is currently taping her own show for a 2012-2013 launch.
Mainstream media took notice in the year 2000 and asked Samantha to share her expertise on how to reach the market of clients as a wedding planner to the stars or The Party Planner & Designer for any event in the New York Metro area..
She is regularly featured as an expert analyst and trend setter on various national news programs such as Good Morning America, CNBC's "On the Money, WPIX, Fox and Friends, Today Show, CBS, NBC5, FOX Chgo, B-96 Radio, Good Morning NY, NJ12 (WWOR’s 18 Affiliates) Entertainment Tonight, "Geraldo at Large," Comcast News, ABC News, NBC News, EBRU TV, Satellite TV, Good News NY Radio, Better Homes & Gardens TV, amongst many others.
Savvy Samantha's Nuptials" is a regular column appearing in New Jersey's largest newspaper, The Star Ledger. Sam shares her “Plain talking” advice weekly with brides and grooms facing the challenges of planning a wedding. In addition she shares new trends of each bridal season.
Samantha is also regularly interviewed for, Bridal Guide, Brides, (201) Brides, Chicago Tribune Modern Bride, In Style Weddings, NJ Brides, NJ Monthly, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes both online and magazine format, OK Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Hungarian Cosmo, Glamour, Bella,The Courier and The Courier Post.
She along with her business, Gold Events has been profiled in; The Good Life, Suburban Style, Morris Magazine, New Jersey Countryside, The Reporter and several other publications. Interviewed and showcased in media such as Town and Country Brides, NSF Countryside and Deal Magazine (affluent families’ tangible media for the Jersey Shore).
In the fall of 2009, Goldberg was asked by Party City to be their partner in bringing new ideas and elements into the world of celebrations, Hilton Hotels WW as their Celebrity Spokesperson/expert for weddings/events and author for their website “Guestiquette” , Bloomingdale's as a 'celebrity headliner' for their Bridal Registry Departments in the US.
She travels to various stores for corporate- private events, speaking to brides about the newest trends in weddings for 2012 and offering some strategic coping skills for managing all of the “Tricky” details.
Samantha’s addictive character, colorful personality as herself, makes her easy to watch. She also leaves her viewers with “a feel” as though you are with her every step of the way”. If you want a soiree you won’t forget, Goldberg is your partner!
Sam has been nominated, rated, noted and awarded as Top New Jersey Event Designer by NJ Biz (2009-current), Best of Knot, Wed-Wre rated as one of their Top New York Metro Wedding Planners since 2008. She has recently been nominated and a finalist for BizBash Readers Choice Social Event Planner NYC & Consultant of the Year 2012. This award was a collaborated effort of peers located in the New York Metro market.
Innate design is beyond what one can expect to describe after each event reveal. This is one of Sam’s favorite portions of the event planning process.
Doors are continuously opening and new opportunities are being presented regularly. We hope to experience them all! “Most importantly, I'm in awe of the trust people place with me to give them a moment in time they will always share... and I will forever go above and beyond to deliver that moment in a very personalized manner... exceeding all expectations, every time."
Even with a full plate, she’s noted as one of the 10 best wedding/event certification teachers and shares passion all over the US for those who aspire to be “In the know of the event world”. The women and men who take her event planner courses or seminars learn more about what will work in 7 hours allotted than they have in their entire lifetime depending on their goals..
In 2005, Sam was noted for starting America’s First Nonprofit Dream Team which grants “ Dream Weddings”. She is both the Founder & President of America's first nonprofit wedding granting organization for those to those who have gone through various hardships which did not allow for the planning of a wedding. The support of 15 states at current are ready and willing to help those who have lost various aspects which bring the “magic of wedding wishes” back to life. We are blessed to have the support of various vendors that are willing and able to join us on a mission to bring “love” to those who need it.