40 Years of Entertaining, EastCoast Entertainment Adopts
New Name To Reflect Its National Scope
its founding forty years ago, EastCoast Entertainment
has grown into the largest full-service entertainment
agency in the U.S., boasting 14 offices along the East
Coast. The company has flourished as a go-to source
for creative events, booking entertainment and producing
custom events from not only here in Charlotte, but from
coast-to-coast and around the globe.
In January, the company announced it changed its name
to ECE. The new name reflects its growth into a national
and international powerhouse for entertainment. ECE’s
new brand identity includes a new logo and redesigned
“The evolution of our name ensures people understand
we can serve almost any need anywhere, across the country
and internationally,” says ECE President Doug Daniel.
books and oversees entertainment for weddings,
social events, corporate
events, universities, performing arts venues, and
private parties. The company is known for creative entertainment
and excellent customer service.
can hear more from Doug
Daniel on ECE’s mission as an industry leader in
Welcomes New Members
Rescue Systems- 1175 Pittsford-Victor Road,
Pittsford, NY 14534. Mobilize Rescue Systems is helping
untrained bystanders save lives, by equipping them with
knowledge and equipment to respond to medical emergencies
like severe bleeding, cardiac arrest, seizures, overdoses,
choking, and much more. The new technology uses an innovative,
diagnostic app to help bystanders assess, manage, and
monitor the unexpected until professional first responders
arrive. For more information, contact Matt Ort @ 585-635-7260
or visit www.mobilizerescue.com.
North Kitchen & Cocktails - 204 N. Tryon
Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. 204 North Kitchen &
Cocktails is a modern farm to table restaurant with
craft cocktails, local beer and bottles of wines to
share. We locally source our meats and produce allowing
the natrual flavors of the Carolinas to come through
with each dish. Stop by and enjoy some Carolina flavors!
For more information, contact Kristin Denise @ 704-333-3747
or visit www.204north.com.
Bus- 1251 West Craighead Road, Charlotte, NC
28206. Academy bus is the largest privately owned transportation
company in the United States. We are known for outstanding
customer service, as well as operating one of the newest
and most diverse fleets on the east coast. As your group
transportation specialists, we can handle groups ranging
from 20 to 20,000. For more information, contact Phil
Rabe @ 704-596-2222 or visit www.academybus.com.
Points by Sheraton Charlotte- 315 E Woodlawn
Road, Charlotte, NC 28217. Gehr Hospitality, a California
based company, recently acquired the Four Points Charlotte
as part of the ongoing expansion of its hotel portfolio.
The 132-room hotel features 56 two-room suites and 76
standard guestrooms, a restaurant & lobby bar, outdoor
swimming pool, and a complimentary airport shuttle.
The hotel will be undergoing a public space and systems
renovation over the next several months. The hotel will
be managed by Real Hospitality, a professional management
company. For more information, contact Molly Caccamo
@ (323) 727-2435 or visit http://gehrhospitality.com.
Properties- 10415 Centrum Parkway, Pineville,
NC 28134. Behind every great stay is a great night at
the Comfort Suites Pineville and Comfort Inn Fort Mill.
These hotels offer more of the space you need to spread
out, relax, and work. We cater to both vacationing tourists
and business travelers alike with complimentary services
and amenities such as meeting space. Get rested, set,
go. For more information, contact Hank Viroja @ 704-540-0069
or visit www.hmv-properties.com.
Suites & Hilton Garden Inn SouthPark –
4808 Sharon Road, Charlotte, 28210. Chartwell Hospitality
is proud to introduce the Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood
Suites Charlotte SouthPark. This is a dual-branded property.
The Hilton Garden Inn has 150 rooms and the Homewood
Suites has 120 suites. The hotels are scheduled to open
Q1 of 2017. For more information, contact Mike Scaffidi
@ 704-442-4050 or visit www.chartwellhospitality.com.
Sunway Charters – 2400 Queen City Drive,
Charlotte, NC 28206. As the largest motorcoach operator
in the Carolinas, Sunway Charters provides charter and
sightseeing services for pre-arranged groups, and operates
contact and shuttle services for private and public
events, conventions, and individual travel. Sunway Charters
operates 100 + vehicles and offers on-board amenities
including Wi-Fi, USB portals, and satellite TV. For
more information, contact Lee Helms @ 704-348-1200 or
Federal Credit Union - Truliant Federal Credit
Union is a not-for-profit financial institution promising
to always have its member-owners’ best interest at heart
by improving their lives through guidance and affordable
financial services. Chartered in 1952, it serves 200,000+
members. Fourteen of its 33 locations are in the Greater
Charlotte area. For more information, contact 704-916-4790
or visit www.truliant.org
Construction Company- 4601 Park Road #601,
Charlotte, 28209. Turner is a North America-based, international
construction service company and is a builder in diverse
and numerous market segments. With a staff of 5,200
employees and 1,500 projects each year, we offer clients
the accessibility and support of a local firm with the
stability and resources of a multi-national organization.
For more information, contact Josh Dobeck @ 704-554-1001
or visit www.turnerconstruction.com
Trends Real Estate- 333 West Trade Street,
Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Chris Ogunrinde is the
CEO of Urban Trends Real Estate Inc., a Charlotte based
Real Estate Development and Investment Company with
a mandate to develop middle income housing projects
in the US metro markets. Mr. Ogunrinde is an Architect
by training with over 25+ years of experience in the
development of Master Planned Communities in the Southeastern
Region of the U.S. Prior to Urban Trends, Mr. Ogunrinde
practiced architecture and was founder and principal
of Neighboring Concepts, a community planning, architectural
and development firm located in Charlotte, NC. He received
his bachelor of Architecture Degree from Southern University
School of Architecture and is a Registered Architect
in the State of North Carolina. For more information,
please contact Chris Ogunrinde @ (704) 612-0971 or visit
Truck Center - 3880 Jeff Adams Drive, Charlotte,
NC 28206. Advantage Truck Center is one of the Southeast’s
largest providers of trucks and truck related products
and services between our four convenient locations.
We offer the following: authorized dealer for Autocar,
Hino, Isuzu and Volvo trucks, and Autocar terminal tractors
(X-Spotter); full services lease and rental operations;
complete parts; services and collision center; extensive
inventory of used trucks-all sizes and makes; complete
finance and insurance services. For more information,
contact Jay Patel @ 704-597-0551 or visit www.advtrks.com
Link- 8720 Red Oak Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28217.
We are the 3rd largest telecommunications company in
the US providing voice and data solutions to 98% of
the Fortune 500. 56 global data Centers providing true
Enterprise hosting and cloud solutions. Centurylink
is 1 of 2 companies that the Department of Homeland
Security can use for colo and hosting. For more information,
contact Jay Hatcher @ 704-837-1031 or visit www.centurylink.com.
Restaurant & Wine Bar- 4905 Ashley Park
Lane, Suite J, Charlotte, NC 28210. Corkbuzz Restaurant
and Wine Bar is guided by a simple but important philosophy:
wine is meant to be enjoyed and shared! At least that
is the ethos of Co-founder and Master Sommelier, Laura
Maniec. This is also true of her new retail and wine
bar project, The Cellar @ Corkbuzz. Whichever environment
you choose, the wine selection is dynamic, smart and
approachable, and the food is meant to engage the senses.
Come discover for yourself! For more information, contact
Elizabeth Tackett @ 704-625-1328 or visit http://charlotte.corkbuzz.com.
Dan Deas & Associates- PO Box 3151,
Rock Hill, SC 29732. We are proud to be the sales representatives
for Dyer-Royce Manufacturing, a USA manufacturer of
furniture for the hotel industry. Our manufacturing
plant in eastern Tennessee places us in a great place
to service the Carolinas with furniture that will meet
your expectations and enhance the experience of your
Guests……making them want to stay with you whenever they
leave home. For more information, contact Dan Deas @
803-230-6334 or visit www.dyerroyce.com
Deborah Bell and Company, LLC - Through
an artist’s eyes, event decor interior and exterior
design company, focused on corporate, weddings, seasonal
and convention projects. In March of 2017 we competed
against Charlotte’s top 4 design companies and were
chosen by Herbal Life to design their top 3 International
events in Charlotte. Artful reflections…experienced.
For more information, visit www.deborahbellandcompany.com.
Ecoscape Solutions Group - P.O. Box
3328, Huntersville, NC 28070. Serving North Carolina
and beyond, Ecoscape Solutions Group provides professional,
high qualified and experienced commercial landscaping
services. Our specialties include landscape maintenance,
landscape design and installation, fertilization and
pest management, irrigations services, and flowers and
snow removal. We look forward to the opportunity to
make our team your partners in success. For more information,
contact Kelly Jimenez or Jed Warner @ 704-509-0020 or
Inn & Suites/Residence Inn Charlotte Airport
– 2220 West Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28217. Marriott
Dual Branded Fairfield Inn & Suites & Residence
Inn Charlotte Airport Opening November 2016. Co-located
under one roof with 204 rooms and just minutes from
CLT Airport, the property offers complimentary airport
shuttle service, breakfast and Wi-Fi. The hotels will
share an outdoor pool, large fitness center and 2250
square feet of meeting space. For more information,
contact Randy Rushakoff @ 980-265-5544 or visit marriott.com/cltfs
Fitzgerald's- 201 East 5th Street,
Charlotte, NC 28202. Fitzgerald’s is an American Tavern
with an Irish Twist! Lively and festive any time of
the day, Fitzgerald’s is the perfect place to gather
with friends or meet new people. A variety of menu items
and a perfect pint awaits which can be enjoyed alongside
our large-screen TVs spread throughout the pub! For
more information, contact Lauren Shoaf @ 704-900-8088
or visit fitzgeraldscharlotte.com.
Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar- 210 E Trade
Street, Ste C-110, Charlotte, NC 28202. We Live, Breathe
and Dream Steak & Wine. Our vision is to create
a unique steakhouse experience with an emphasis on generous
hospitality, an inviting atmosphere and the finest aged
USDA Prime Beef. In addition to inspired service and
expertly prepared Prime Steak, we offer an exceptional
selection of wines. For more information, contact Megan
Martin @ 704-333-4266 or visit www.flemingssteakhouse.com.
Gecko Hospitality- 1171 Market Street,
Suite 201, Fort Mill, SC 29780. Gecko Hospitality teams
up with a client, like you, to understand your company
culture and management staffing need. We agree on the
key skills that you want in a candidate. We screen,
interview and present the best qualified candidate.
Then we become your trusted resource for staffing. For
more information, contact Joan Koelbel @ 704-780-1045
or visit www.geckohospitality.com
Monkey- 9920 Pineville-Matthews Road, Pineville,
NC 28134. Grease Monkey is your one-stop shop for oil
changes and more. We provide quick convenient oil changes,
A/C or brake services, radiator or coolant flush and
many more automotive services for all vehicles. We offer
fluid replacement, filter replacement and wiper blades.
We are an N.C. inspection station. For more information,
call Terry Anderson @ 704-889-3700 or visit www.greasemonkeypineville997.com.
227 W Trade Street, Suite 1100, Charlotte, NC 28202.
GreerWalker LLP is a CPA firm providing tax, assurance,
accounting, and advisory services focused on the needs
of privately held middle market companies, owners and
individuals. From our offices in North and South Carolina,
we provide specialized expertise across a varied spectrum
of industries and market segments for a regional, national
and international clientele. For more information, contact
Justin Russell @ (704) 353-8259 or visit www.greerwalker.com.
Insurance Agency- 2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd.,
Suite 202, Charlotte, NC 28273. As a Trusted Choice
Affiliate and being Charlotte’s Premier Independent
Insurance Agency, we are certain that you will find
our ability to build an outstanding relationship is
unparalleled among insurance agencies. We provide top
rated service and solutions to each and every client.
For more information, contact Tim Hoffman @ 704-280-8585
or visit www.thehoffmanagency.biz.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Charlotte Airport-
108 Airport Commons Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208. A new
“Aviation” themed hotel with open spaces and 117 large
guest rooms on 4 floors. The hotel also has 1600 square
feet of meeting space. We believe in “Happiness Through
Hospitality.” For more information, contact Wendy Foster
Hyatt Place Charlotte Airport Lake Pointe –
4119 South Stream Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28217. Hyatt
Place Lake Pointe offers an array of services and accommodations
designed to meet the evolving needs of today’s travelers.
122 guest rooms and 1736 sq. ft. of flexible meeting
space, guests enjoy free breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking,
airport shuttle and more. Great location; easy access.
Dedicated team- ready to serve! For more information,
contact Christy Szczukowski @ 704-357-8555 or visit
Illuminating Technologies- 401 Hawthorne
Lane, Suite 110-119, Charlotte, NC 28204. With over
20yrs of experience, Illuminating Technologies is a
premier source for hospitality, restaurant, and commercial
lighting solutions. We are committed to meeting project
goals by understanding your business, operations, and
lighting requirements; the end result being a quality
light fixture and control package for a new or retrofit
project. Do you have a lighting question? For more information,
contact Angela Saladino @ 704-995-5197 or visit www.illuminatingtechnologies.com
International Minute Press - 901-G
N Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28206. We produce everything
from business cards and envelopes to direct mail campaigns,
promotional products, and signage. We’re also your source
for screen printed and embroidered corporate apparel!
With our onsite digital capacity, we can turn around
most projects within a few days – and may be able to
accommodate same day. For more information, contact
Dan Haggerty @ 704-377-3464 or visit www.uptown.intlminutepress.com.
Just Hanging Wallpaper Inc- 1227 Caldwell
Williams Road, Charlotte, NC 28216. Family owned and
operated for over 40 yrs. JHW is 4th generation professional
finishes contractor. We have 20yrs+ as a Vendor for
CHS and their construction division CSG. We have established
ourselves as a leader in the field ensuring impeccable
quality and dependable service for all of our clients.
For more information, contact Lisa B Rushing @ 704-399-2266
x200 or visit justhangingwallpaper.com
Mosaix Group- 15720 Brixham Hill Avenue,
Suite 300, Charlotte, NC 28277. Mosaix Group, your event
solution, is a full-spectrum event services and destination
management company. True to our name, we synchronize
the hundreds of details and decisions in producing everything
from spectacular first impressions to the perfect finishing
touch. We provide: Transportation Management, Off Site
Special Events and Dinners, Customized Tours and Activities,
Team Building Activities, Event Design and Décor,
Convention and Meeting Services, Gift Concierge &
Hospitality Services, Entertainment & Stage Production.
For more information, contact Christa Hovis @ 864-304-9085
or visit mosaixgroup.com
Inn by Marriott SouthPark – 6030 Piedmont Row
Drive South, Charlotte, NC 28210. Experience the modern
style of this all suite hotel. Featuring Studio, One
and Two Bedroom’s, a hot breakfast buffet served every
morning and an evening MIX featuring light food and
beer/wine. Located in a tranquil setting in a suburban
area, across the street from SouthPark Mall. It’s not
a room, it’s a Residence. For more information, contact
Michael Owenby @ 704-554-7001 or visit www.marriott.com/CLTSP.
Utility Management Services - 913 Westbrook
Drive, Unit B, Charlotte, NC 28208. Utility Management
Services INC is the largest and most successful utility
auditing firm in the Southeast. Our goal is to make
sure power providers are not overcharging commercial
and industrial businesses. Whatever refunds, credits,
or savings we are able to obtain for you, we will just
split them with you 50/50; otherwise our service is
free. To schedule your free power provider audit or
to have more information sent to you, contact Patrick
Cerri at firstname.lastname@example.org.