Brian Green, CEO, By BrianGreen
Award Winning Event Planner | Entrepreneur | Former Diplomat Brian is an award-winning event planner with over sixteen years of experience in the international events' industry. He is the Chief Event Architect and Creative Planning Visionary of By BrianGreen LLC based in Atlanta and Crown Events Inc. in Barbados creating amazing social and corporate events all across the globe. He is also a former Diplomat for the country of Barbados. Brian is a dynamic and engaging speaker who infuses his personal and professional experiences into his presentations, from working in a corporate environment to becoming an entrepreneur. He has spoken at over fifteen conferences both nationally and internationally. He takes his audiences on a journey that allows them to engage more personally with the topic and come away with valuable insights to help them further along their path to their own success. At the University of the West Indies, Brian studied Tourism Management and went on to attend Cornell University’s Professional Development Program for hospitality professionals. After a successful career in hospitality management in Barbados, Brian went on to be selected to serve as a Diplomat in the position of Vice Consul at Miami by the Government of Barbados. In 2007, he was the inaugural recipient of the Phoenix Award given by Georgia MPI for outstanding service and contribution to the chapter. In 2008, he opened the doors to his business to immediate success. JEZEBEL Magazine voted Brian - Best Planner in Atlanta, 2010 and again in 2015 and 2016. He has also been recognized as a " Hall of Fame Recipient" for Best of The Knot. In 2017, he was the featured guest expert on The Steve Harvey Show for their annual Wedding Hour to give great tips and advice on how to host the best wedding while avoiding the usual pitfalls (S5, Ep 168). He has also appeared as an event expert on Women’s Entertainment (We)TV network’s show “Get Married,” for two seasons. Brian also has a mentoring program for creative entrepreneurs and recently took up the position of Vice President of Original Content for a new start up streaming service for the events industry called EventsTV. Brian is also the National Director and Executive Producer of the Miss Universe Barbados pageant telecast that is viewed in over 5 million homes across the Caribbean, the New York Tri-State area and Canada. He is also the immediate Past President for International Live Events Association (ILEA) Atlanta Chapter and has servied on the Boards of MPI in Florida and Georgia.