Nicole Halton has been a professional event planner for 13 years. Nicole is currently director of corporate events for Disney/ABC Television Group. For 8 years, she has been leading and collaborating on major events throughout the country for ABC Network, Disney and ABC Family Sales. Nicole is also currently an Adjunct Professor at NYU, teaching an Introduction to Special Events class. She was also nominated for Corporate Event Planner of the Year from BizBash magazine in 2012.
She previously served as events director at SPARTY!, a full service event marketing company that creates and executes custom spa experiences. There, she planned events for clients including Shaquille O'Neal, Vogue magazine and The Emmy Awards. She also worked at GM R* Works, the exclusive sales promotion agency of General Motors, where she worked events including the NCAA, NFL, PGA, NBA, NASCAR, MLB, Tribeca Film Festival, EssenceMusic Festival, Fashion Rocks, and the ESPY Awards.
Nicole is superb -- both charming and enthusiastic at the same time. The course flew by and I became happily enriched with more skills.' -- Timothy Kirk
Nicole is an expert in event planning. It was a great pleasure to listen to her experiences and the advice she offered. Thanks to Nicole for motivating a jumpstart into a potential career." -- Kristi Appleby
"Nicole is fantastic! She truly loves what she does and it shows. She was energetic, creative, supportive, and knowledgable. She was a pleasure to learn from." -- Michele Miller
"Nicole provided extensive information, resources, and tools to be an effective event planner. She made herself available and created an exciting learning environment! I came all the way from Maryland and it was worth every mile, penny, and train ride!" -- Elecia James
"Nicole's experience in event planning allowed her to guide class discussions and share insights on problems that we might have as professional event planners while still letting the members of the class contribute. I hope I'll be half as good an event planner as Nicole when I grow up." -- Adam Tracey