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Learn about events Marty produced for Solar Sebastopol

Public Relations & Event Planning

I have more than 20 years of experience in event planning, community organizing and public relations. This experience has been very useful as a video/web producer or project manager. I am available to work with you on your event ideas. Here are a few examples of more than 100 events that I have produced:

I currently specialize in educational events - especially related to solar and energy.

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Fairs and Festivals

Solar Sonoma County Solar Fair, June 2009 - as a founder of Solar Sonoma County, I was also the producer for the first-ever countywide solar and energy efficency fair at Finley Park in Santa Rosa. Click here to see more.

The event had 100 solar and energy booths, a full day of speakers, music and workshops and was attended by 3500 people.

Here is a link to hundreds of pictures from the 2009 Solar Fair.

In addtion, I produced two large solar Fairs for Solar Sebastopol in 2003 and 2004 as well as numerous educational and trianing events.

Fundraising Events

I have produced many events for Senator Pat Wiggins over the years. Here is a link to a recent one:

And this is a link to many pictures from multiple Wiggins events.

Memorial Service Planning

I have experience assisting with Memorial Service planning including:

• Obituaries, blogs, invitations to get the word out
• Securing the location
• Overall event coordination
• Videotaping the event

• Friends of Senator Noreen Evans - Produced two very successful events in Sebastopol and Napa for Senator Evans' Campaign 2011.

Greenbelt Alliance, San Francisco - Produced “Taste of the Greenbelt”, a large wine and food event at the San Francisco Presidio for this regional Bay Area organization.

Digital Village, Third Annual Electronic Picnic, September 1996 - Coordinator of this major two-day Multimedia event at the College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus.

Marin-Sonoma Land Use & Transportation Conference, May 1996 - Working with a consortium of environmental and business leaders, I was the coordinator/manager for this conference at Fireman’s Fund in Novato, videotaped by KRCB. I also produced a conference summary newsletter.

Sonoma County Conservation Council & Friends of the Russian River - I produced five Annual River Appreciation Festivals.

Assemblywoman Valerie Brown - I produced the four Annual "In Celebration of Women" art, food and wine events for Valerie Brown's campaign.

Sampling of Additional Projects
• Sonoma County Transportation & Land Use Conference (‘95) - Coordinated the conference.
• Social Advocates for Youth - Coordinated fundraising tasting and auction.
• Community Hospital - Public relations campaign to introduce managed care program - included TV and radio spots.
• North Coast Faculty Medical Group - Public relations and advertising campaign with TV and radio.
• Forum on Health Decisions - Nonprofit administration services, planning, video, and televised seminar production.
• Carl Terzian Associates, Los Angeles - Assisted in public relations campaign for Memorial Hospital in Santa Rosa.
• Campaign management and/or event planning for numerous local candidates including Senator Pat Wiggins, Noreen Evans, Barbara Boxer, Lynn Woolsey, Dan Hauser, Eric Koenigshofer, and others.

Solar Schoolhouse Forum:
Powering Schools with Sunlight

March 26, 2010
Sonoma Mountain Village
Rohnert Park, CA

"It was informative and motivational!"
"The networking was great!"
"Great event! A+"
"I enjoyed the vast variety and quality of presentations."
"Thanks for the good food...raffle was also a good idea."

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