Project Description

Nike International Footwear and Apparel Meeting Closing Night Party

This event wrapped up a five-day international conference held in Tampa. Footwear and apparel executives gathered for a week’s worth of educational and motivational events. The celebration of the series conclusion could be nothing short of extraordinary.

Event Date: November 5, 2003

2003-2004-Nike Footwear & Apparel Party:
  • 1500 attendees
  • Full production included: site selection, venue, build out, décor design with custom elements and execution, entertainment, catering, A/V & onsite management


“An Evening of Extremes”- White Ice, Flaming Fire, and a Garden of Eden. Grand Events of Florida created an exciting and intriguing environment for Nike’s Closing event. The evening of extremes provided variety in atmosphere, entertainment, and gastronomic experiences throughout the evening. Guests had multiple opportunities to network, dance, chill, dine, and relax. It was a TOTAL EXPERIENCE and an evening to remember! Grand Events worked on all cylinders to transform The Cuban Club, a multi-level historic building in Ybor City. Renderings were provided to Nike prior to the event, and they watched as their vision came to life. Cleaning crews were hired to ensure a pristine setting. The five-day set showcased all of Grand Events’ capabilities: floor-to-ceiling fabric treatments on every floor, lighting, A/V, catering for 1500 people, executive restroom trailers, custom branding banners, and entertainment which included models and three VJs. Outdoor space was also utilized as it was re-vamped into the Garden of Eden, complete with hammocks and working Jacuzzi tubs.

“WOW – that was a great party, you and your team did an outstanding job and it was a pleasure to work with such a professional partner. The feedback we received on the party has been absolutely wonderful. Last year’s party was hard exceed, but you succeeded!!!”
Elizabeth B (Client since 2003), European Director EMTS
Nike International