Our EPIC online corporate event planning intensive course uses knowledge and know-how gathered from over 30 years’ experience. Our corporate event training incorporates what we’ve learned from countless hours on-location managing people, setting stages, and organizing spectacular productions. We share our personal stories of ideas worked—as well as the ones that didn’t—so that your employees get the full picture of what it means to work behind the scenes at corporate events.
Darren is the founder of The Event U, the creator of EPIC, and the founder and executive-producer of Darren W. Johnson Productions, Inc., a full service corporate event management and production company that specializes in event planning, including design and execution of corporate events, sporting event hospitalities, and public events.
Darren and his team have produced events for Fortune 1000 companies, including industry giants such as Disney, Shell Oil, Universal Studios Pepsi, Frito Lay, Coors Light, Anheuser-Busch, IBM, American Express, Abbott Labs, Merck, Chrysler, Cadillac, Coca Cola, Microsoft, American Express, Sun Micro, Alliance, Prudential and hundreds of others.
He and his team have also produced sports-based events ranging from the Daytona 500 to the Super Bowl, PGA golf tournaments to NBA All-Stars, and the Capitol One Bowl to the Orange Bowl, in locations as diverse as deserts, tropical islands, ballrooms, cruise ships, tents, aircraft hangars, racetracks, and stadiums.
A thought-leader in corporate event management, Darren W. Johnson has been featured on FOX, ABC, CBS, and NBC affiliates, and has written several articles for a national magazine on the topic of tailgating. His first book, Going Live: Insider Secrets to Corporate Event Production, was an Amazon best seller. His second book, Going Live: the Ultimate Guide to Event Planning is the textbook for his EPIC training program.