A special event practitioner par excellence, Katy Mason enjoys a storied career producing public- and private-facing engagements worldwide. She has created limited-run and longstanding signature programming around on-trend topics of stamina, style and STEM benefitting clients from IRONMAN and SKECHERS to MACY’S and leading retail districts around the country as well as the Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival.
Ms. Mason’s notable accomplishments include lead special event and production roles for the IRONMAN World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii and IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, rotating globally each year to locations including Canada, Austria, Australia, South Africa and France.
She realized great success co-producing coast-to-coast fashion initiatives for two major shopping center developers, Style Week Orange County on the West Coast and Style South in the Southeast.
Ms. Mason is a founding member and the event logistics lead of the Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival, recognized by Nevada as the state’s largest educational event attested by over 55,000 annual attendees with the collaboration of over 200 organizations, the Clark County School District and more than 150 volunteers.
Her efforts as the race director for non-profit organizations in the greater Las Vegas area contributed to over $1 million raised in 5K Run/Walk fundraising events for AID for AIDS in Nevada, Make-a-Wish for Southern Nevada Walk for Wishes and Nevada Child Seekers Race for Kids among others. She likewise has lent managerial event flair for SKECHERS and Kite Pharma’s corporate sales meeting and experiential events.
Ms. Mason cut her teeth on the event scene with MACY’s, overseeing product launches and celebrity personal appearances for the fashion and housewares departments. Her talents propelled her to a management position directing division-wide initiatives in Southern California, Arizona and Nevada. Along the way, she was tapped to open eight stores in four states and assumed lead production roles for the Atlanta MACY’S Christmas Parade and Southern California’s MACY”S Parade on Parade Tour.