The Forté Events Team

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Tami

Tami Forero, CEO Tami@ForteEvents.com

Tami has set new standards and challenged traditional event ideas throughout her twenty one years as a corporate and independent event producer.  Her unique approach to the business of events qualified her as a finalist for the 2006 Event Producer of the Year Spotlight Award and Event Production Company of the Year Spotlight Award in 2008. In 2010, Tami won the Rising Star Award from the Colorado Springs Business Journal and Forté Events won the 2010 ICON Award for the best non-profit event produced in Colorado.  Learn more...

Annette Naif

 

Annette Naif, Owner New York City Office  Annette@ForteEvents.com

Since 1986 Annette Naif has been designing and producing custom events. Now she will lead the New York City branch of Forté Events.  Helping clients create their unique signature style that translates into a memorable experience has been Annette’s passion from the beginning. Annette spent a number of years producing events for Sebastian International followed by 15 years in the motion picture industry where she helped coordinate numerous productions for film and episodic television programs. Since then she's been running her own event design company and is thrilled to now be part of the Forté family. Learn more...

Kristi

 

Kristi Torregrossa, Logistics Coordinator Kristi@ForteEvents.com

Kristi helps keep the office, the team, and clients working together smoothly.  2012 had her working on logistics for 30 corporate events in 15 countries.  She handles everything from writing contracts, booking travel, researching vendors, shopping, filing, soothing clients, to working events...And that can all be in one day!  She honed her administrative skills while working for her family's multi-million dollar business since childhood and continues to bring success to Forté Events. Learn more...

Paul Anderson

 

Paul Anderson, Sales, Celebrations of Life  Paul@ForteEvents.com

Paul comes to Forté Events after a career as a chaplain in the United States Air Force and at Centura Health. Throughout his career he specialized in guiding families through the planning and conducting of their weddings and celebrations of life.  His passion for helping people really shines through with the work he does at Forté Events.  Learn more...

Kevin

 

Kevin Kowalczyk, On-site Event Manager & Marketing  Kevin@ForteEvents.com

Kevin’s decade of event experience began in the concert industry: ticket sales, security, marketing, publicity, promotions and talent booking. He took those skills into the event industry and has had the honor of working  high profile events such as the 2001 Stanley Cup Celebration, the after party with Barack Obama at the 2008 DNC nomination acceptance, the 2009 Stimulus Bill signing, and an TSE Gala-Award winning multi-day conference.  Learn more...

Victoria

Victoria DeSilvio, CWD, On-site Event Manager   Victoria@ForteEvents.com

Victoria DeSilvio, CWD, President of Engaging Events & Weddings, is a multi-award-winning event professional not only for her creativity and attention to detail but her uncanny ability to create events that surpass client goals and are as unique as the clients themselves. Using her background in the fashion, media, marketing and hospitality industries, she’s the go-to event producer for local, national and international celebrities, society mavens and corporations. Learn more...

amanda

 

Amanda Hilsabeck, Administrative Assistant  Amanda@ForteEvents.com 

Amanda joins Forté Events after working in the medical and television industries where she honed her administration, marketing, and sales skills.  An artist by education, Amanda enjoys being creative which comes in handy when you’re supporting several right brained, event planners!  She lives in Colorado Springs with her Husband and enjoys painting, photography, sculpting, graphic design, skiing, swimming, and hiking.

The Forté Team

 

 

Worldwide Headquarters: 1355 Dancing Horse Drive, 

Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919, (719) 266-4214

 

Forté Events NYC:  461 Central Park West, Unit 2B 

New York, New York 10025, (646) 559-9886 

 

"I wanted to thank you for the truly magical event you created for us at the Dunafon Castle. The executives have raved over the entire days activities and meticulous thought and effort you put into the planning and execution."

Vistage, Inc