David Booth, Events International’s founder, brings a wealth of business and life experience to the company. He has worked in many facets of Hawaii’s marketing, promotions and event industry and couples that with experience gained well beyond the Island’s shores.
Events International was formed in 1987, producing block parties, festivals and concerts, including the popular “Jawaiian Jam” series, which eventually morphed into the KCCN FM 100 Birthday Bash at the Waikiki Shell, which is still Hawaii’s largest two-day Hawaii music festival.
Over the years, Events International has diversified to provide event production services to the Meetings, Convention and Incentive market, as well as community & fundraising events, corporate functions, trade shows and exhibitions. Events International presently provides service to the NFL Pro Bowl, The Taste of Honolulu, Turtle Bay Resort, The Aloha Tower Marketplace and many more.
David personal passions of travel, food & wine and jazz/blues guitar playing are reflected in many of the projects he has been developing such as Turtle Bay Resorts ‘Guitars Under The Stars (that have featured jazz greats Larry Carlton, Lee Ritenour, Spyro Gyra, Russ Freeman & The Rippingtons, Chuck Mangione and more).
Events International lives up to its name by producing events in Hawaii, the West Coast and throughout the Pacific Rim. This experience has led to the development of a series of Hawaii promotional events in Taiwan and most recently “The Hawaii Experience at Shanghai Xintiandi” in conjunction with the Hawaii State Department of Business and Economic Development. This ambitious event included 8 days of entertainment featuring Hawaii’s top entertainers, a Hawaii Marketplace and a variety of functions and activities for Hawaii business interested in doing business in China.
Booth also creates and markets travel products such as the popular California Wine Country Experience, special packages with Crystal Cruises and other cruise lines, and Thailand travel packages. David is currently consulting for a new radio station in Thailand and has other projects in the works.
Events International continues to expand and diversify to reach more people in more parts of the world with innovative events, exciting entertainment, and profitable marketing strategies.