Adam Kahan, Senior Vice President, Empire Entertainment, Inc
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Adam Kahan is the Senior Vice President of Empire Entertainment, Inc, a full-service event production company and entertainment booking specialist. A graduate of NYU School of Law, Adam produces events and secures headline talent for projects worldwide. Adam has had the pleasure of partnering on fantastic programs with FICP planners from Liberty Mutual, Cincinnati Insurance, Thrivent, Pure Insurance, Prudential, Nationwide, U.S. Bank, Cigna, and more. He has traveled to Russia to present Lionel Richie on a yacht in Moscow, contracted Duran Duran to perform a private show at Kensington Palace in London, presented both Andrea Bocelli and Pitbull at the world-renowned Sporting Club in Monaco, and has even had Michael McKean reprise his character David St. Hubbins from “This Is Spinal Tap” at a private event. Adam has been the Executive Producer of The Webby Awards every year since 2006, an event which has included onstage appearances by Prince, David Letterman, Kim Kardashian, Dave Grohl, David Bowie, Ben Stiller, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, and others. Adam has worked with Lizzo, Robert Redford, Malala Yousafzai, John Mulaney, Kevin James, Flo Rida, Seth Meyers, Sebastian Maniscalco, Imagine Dragons, James Taylor, OneRepublic, Janet Jackson, Jim Gaffigan, Janelle Monae, and hundreds more, and has produced events for clients including Target, About.com, Thrillist, BuzzFeed, Bustle Digital Group, Architizer, and BJ's Wholesale Club.