A full-service education and training company, The Event U delivers comprehensive programs designed specifically for a fast-paced career in the corporate event-planning industry. Its programs encompass a suite of products and services that include e-learning, books, school curriculums, private workshops, and live seminars, as well as corporate events consulting and advisory services.
We founded The Event U to deliver real-world event training and EPIC does just that. Our goal is to help professionals just like you to:
EPIC uses real-world examples drawn from over 30 years’ experience delivering corporate events to Fortune 500 companies such as Wells Fargo, 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.
When you embark on the EPIC journey, you get exclusive tools tailored to the event-planning industry, including:
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 E.P.I.C. training program.