veteran in the special event industry, has more than three decades of experience in producing live events throughout North America and the Caribbean. Darren has been seen on FOX, ABC, CBS, and NBC affiliates, has written several articles for a national magazine on the topic of tailgating. Darren’s second book “What They Never Taught You About Corporate Event Production” will be released in the fall of 2012. Darren speaks at the University of Central Florida, Rosen Center on the topic of Event Management. He is founder and executive producer of Darren W. Johnson Productions, Inc. Darren manages a number of companies under his brand including Creative Services Event Co. (CSEC), Tailgateville and The Extreme Party Truck (XPT). CSEC is a full service event management and production company specializing in strategic planning, design and execution of corporate events, sporting event hospitalities, and public events. Tailgateville provides professional tailgating services at major sporting events and concerts for corporate customers and individuals. The Extreme Party Truck is the world’s first mobile entertainment complex; complete with 16 flat panel TV’s, a giant 14’ big screen, monster sound system with DJ/Karaoke, meat smoker, wine cellar, kegoraters and much, much more. Darren has produced events for the Fortune 1000 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. With over 4,000 events produced in practically every location type imaginable, ranging from deserts to tropical islands, ballrooms to cruise ships, tents to airplane hangars and race tracks to stadiums, he is a well-seasoned industry expert. Darren’s work at major sporting events include the Daytona 500, Pepsi 400, Super Bowl, PGA golf tournaments, NBA all-stars, Capitol One Bowl and the Orange Bowl. To learn more about Darren W Johnson and receive a free special report on “Celebrate Them: How to Increase Customer Loyalty and Employee Retention with Successful Events” visit www.DarrenWJohnson.com, email Darren@dwj-p.com or call (352) 242-3870.