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Valued experience in marketing / public relations

golf Los Angeles Open Golf Tournament - 20 years
Newport Beach and Lido Boat shows - 5 years
Kinney Foot Locker running events - 12 years
Tournament of Champions Golf (Las Vegas) - 12 years
Southern California Marine Association boat shows - 20 years

Virginia Slims tennis

Soccer World Cup - 1974, 1982

Los Angeles, Long Beach auto shows

Los Angeles Lakers - 6 years
Keep LA Running 5K/10K Run/Walk, Bike Cruise - 7 years
Chariots of Fire - PR and marketing for sports media

Franken Enterprises organizes, promotes and leads the marketing efforts for the following events:

44th annual Los Angeles Invitational Indoor Track Meet
February 8, 2004 , Los Angeles Sports Arena

The oldest indoor track meet in the West, this true classic has been graced by 105 Olympic gold medalists, from Wilma Rudolph to Marion Jones, from Bob Hayes to Maurice Greene. Top U.S. and foreign stars compete in the nationally and internationally televised night session. Also, in a day-long grassroots session, over 2,000 high school standouts from over 500 schools, youth (age groups) and top college standouts from nationally-ranked programs.

6th annual Method Fest Independent Film Festival 6th Annual
April 2-9, 2004 , Downtown Burbank, Ca.

The Method Fest, dedicated to discovering unique independent films showcasing breakout acting performances, is the only film festival in America that puts its focus on the actor. Named after "The Method" school of acting which brought truth and realism to acting. Parties, galas, seminars, symposiums, workshops round up the week-long film fest. Visit the web site at www.methodfest.com.

Newport (April), Lido (Sept.) Boat Shows
Newport Beach , California

These Southern California boat shows, organized by Duncan McIntosh Co., showcase the latest motor yachts, trailerable cruisers, sportboats and fishing machines. Newport (31th year), and Lido (26th year) have become the venue of choice for builders, dealers and yacht brokers showcasing the finest yachts from around the world. Upscale demographics, picturesque setting. For more details about the Newport and Lido boat shows, visit www.goboatingamerica.com.

11th annual Keep L.A. Running
July 11, 2004 , El Segundo, Ca.

5K/10K Run, 5K Walk and Coastal Bike Cruise benefiting the SEIU Local 660 L.A. County/Special Districts Employees Disaster Relief Fund, the American Cancer Society, the Breast/Ovarian Cancer National Alliance and other local charities. Open to everyone from the serious runner to the first time jogger. Run and Fun for many worthy causes. To register for the run, walk, or bike ride go to www.active.com or call 310-828-4123.