Lara Talatinian, Event Specialist
Film Theory
Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
University: California State University Northridge
Major: Film Theory

Lara Talatinian, Event Specialist

LARA TALATINIAN

SUMMARY
Professional events producer with extensive project and vendor management experience. Recent events include company booths, VIP technology showcases, and parties at CES, SXSW, and major industrial trade shows across the US and Europe.

SKILLS
Vendor Management

Project Management

Event Planning

Social Media Marketing

Creative Research

Event Management

EXPERIENCE
Call For A Good Thyme 2016-Present
Call for a Good Thyme is a multifaceted events company focusing on cultivating community through food, party and culture. We specialize in charcuterie and cheese platters, floral design and party planning.
With my extensive background in working with vendors from different fields on events scaling from 75-200,000 people, I have gained the knowledge and expertise in finding and producing the most cost effective, creative events.
DAQRI 2014-2017 Los Angeles, CA
Events Producer
DAQRI is an augmented reality technology company with customers in the Fortune 100.
Design and manage DAQRI presence at major events including 3 consecutive years at CES, SXSW: Tech Experience, and major industrial trade shows across the US and Europe such as Hannover Messe
Managed event budgets that ranged anywhere between $5K to over $100K with attendance ranging from 100 people - 120K people.
Create unique attendee experiences that showcase DAQRI technology at locations such as the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas, Contemporary Austin Museum, and the Long Beach Aquarium
Collaborate with Sales, Marketing, and Product to gather requirements, execute, and debrief after events
Liaised with VPs at companies like Intel, Autodesk, and Siemens to execute partnership events

BROKE LA FESTIVAL 2014-2015 Los Angeles, CA
Vendor Manager
Broke LA (formerly Brokechella) is an independent music & arts festival that attracts over 5,000 attendees and features over 50 local artists and musicians, with the intent of introducing up and coming art in the LA Area.
Managed over 55 vendors over 2 years, monitoring vendor progress and deadlines, while fostering strong relationships for future events
Collaborated closely with the executive team at cARTel to create a unique music festival with the intention of exposing the audience to local artists and products
Researched fashion and consumer trends to create a relevant and diverse vendor pool that would resonate with festival attendees
Developed targeted pitches based on market research to attract target vendors
Maintained current data on sales and trends to plan future events

STARGATE STUDIOS 2012-2014 South Pasadena, CA
Office Production Assistant
Promoted to Office Production Assistant after being a Receptionist for 18 months.
Monitored project workflow among 3 departments and acted as the communication hub
Arranged interviews and meetings with potential and current clients
Organized and distributed all official communication throughout production studio
Prepared call sheets, arranged travel, and performed various administrative duties

EDUCATION
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE 2009-2011 Northridge, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Media Theory and Criticism in Film and Television, May 2011

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Interests include photography, floral design, cooking and filmmaking
Past internships and part-time roles include Warner Music Group, Dim Mak Records, assistant directing on photo shoots, part-time film teacher, and director at a children's day camp.

Creative, Event, Experiential, Producer