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Go DJ Awards 2016 Scheduled for Monday July 18, at NRG Center in Houston
Houston’s Largest Hip Hop Award Show Welcomes Partnerships with Major Brands Seeking Unique Opportunities to Reach Affluent African American Audiences; Presale Tickets Available via Ticketmaster Starting April 20.
HOUSTON, Texas – CEO Craig Williams of the Go DJGlobal Coalition , announced today that the 3rd Annual Go DJ Awards will take place on Monday, July 18 at the NRG. Recognized as Houston’s largest awards show, the event attracts thousands of music lovers, the hottest new names in hip hop and major national brands seeking increased visibility and exposure and unique opportunities to reach affluent urban audiences.
Last year’s event, which sold out in record time, was hosted by BET’s 106 & PARK’s Miss Mykie and featured performances by VH1 LOVE & HIP HOP star Johnnie Blaze, platinum-selling artist Kirko Bangz, Chedda Da Connect, , Robert Primes PT , and more. Sponsors and media partners included the Houston Forward Times, 97.9 The Box, Fox 26- Isiah's Factor , KCOH, Epiq Films, and This Is It Soul Food among others. Local media and community leaders honored during the event included Houston Forward Times publisher and chief executive officer Karen Carter Richards, Texas Super Lawyer Ben Hall, Fox 26 news reporter Isiah Carey and Craig Joseph Sr., owner of ‘This Is It’ Soul Food.
The event trended across Twitter and Instagram and was featured by dozens of media outlets, including the Houston Chronicle, 93.7 The Beat , 2 Loud Magazine, Empower Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine, Houston Style Magazine and Hip Hop Weekly Magazine. The expansive coverage totaled over $875,000 in media value for featured talent, honorees and event sponsors.
“Go DJ Awards’ sponsors have the unique opportunity to have unparalleled access to local and national entertainers, pillars of the community and the media,” said Velma Trayham, chief executive officer of ThinkZILLA, the public relations firm that manages the Go DJ Awards from event curation to live event execution each year. “By providing unique networking opportunities to meet the best and brightest, sponsors receive ROI in the form of both brand recognition and face-to-face opportunities with a diverse and affluent demographic.”
Sponsorship levels for the 3rd Annual Go DJ Awards range from $5,000 to $25,500. Sponsorship benefits include Stage presence, electronic marketing to 100,000 plus people, red carpet celebrity photo opportunites, mention in press release as allowed , ticketmaster- page promotion, access to walk the red carpet, promotional vendor tables and company branding on official step and repeat. Additionally, at higher levels, sponsors will be featured in a special press release that will be distributed on breaking national news feeds.
Pre-show performance slots are currently available for artists call 1-886.524.3040. Pre-sale tickets will be available to the general public via Ticketmaster.com starting on April 20. For more information, visit or call ThinkZILLA PR & Consulting Group for media or sponsorship inquiries / 888-509-1145
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