Building lasting relationships and developing a network for a lifetime has been a lifelong pursuit for Nick in his personal and professional experiences. Making connections and helping others get closer to their goals and achievements in life is a core belief of Nick and a major motivation for Nick in serving as CEO of Rockstar Connect, the largest evening networking events company in the United States. Having hosted over 2,000 networking events across the US and Canada, Nick has helped Rockstar Connect build a substantial international network of contacts and networkers. He continues seeking to add value to their lives and careers and making those relationships grow and flourish over time.
Nick has been with Rockstar Connect from the beginning, having Co-Founded the company with program creator Steven David Elliot. Since launching their company in late 2016, Rockstar Connect has grown to become the largest after-hours evening business networking events company in the United States by number of monthly recurring events. The company currently runs monthly events in over 150 geographic markets in the United States and Canada and their clients range across all industries such as Real Estate, Finance, Insurance, Coaching, Consulting, Sales, Marketing, Technology, and more. Rockstar Connect also has an international technology subscription service platform with a business network directory, a free CRM from HUBB with unlimited contacts, virtual networking events, and Rockstar Connect TV.
Nick is the Co-Author of the International Bestselling Book MINGLE - The Art of Face-to-Face Networking in the Digital Era. The book was an Amazon Bestselling eBook in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada and continues to be one of the new publications to turn to for networking tips, information and actionable strategies on how to network and find your purpose in doing so. It is currently available for download.
Nick's events have been featured on CBS, ABC and FOX Local Networks as well as local media publications and podcasts. In less than three years, as the founder of four event companies, Nick has planned, marketed and hosted over 2000 events across 150 markets in the United States & Canada. As an expert in event marketing, Nick specializes in helping professionals raise their status to become the local celebrity in their community.
Since 2014, Nick has developed a national reputation for being an expert and thought leader in planning, managing, hosting and marketing both free and ticketed events. Nick has hosted over 2000 events across the United States and Canada and has sold hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of products and ticket sales in his years running Rockstar Connect, City Social, Pints & Puppies, and Glenwood Events as the Owner/CEO of all companies. He has sold thousands of tickets to single events and is known nationally for having hosted some of the most events by volume of any event organizer in the United States. His techniques and expertise has been developed through working with great partners, teams and staff’s who have helped his operations run at the highest level.
FRIENDS WITH CROHN'S
As a Crohn’s Disease survivor since being diagnosed ten years ago, Nick has been struggling with the illness in both his personal and professional life. After having multiple surgeries, frequent trips to doctors, hospitals and taking over eight pills daily for 9 years, it became a lasting and major life hardship for Nick. Throughout the entire time having Crohn’s, Nick was missing some kind of community or group to make friends with and be a part of who were struggling with the exact same illnesses as him. Thus, Friends Wirh Crohn’s was built as a community of people who are fighting and living with Crohn’s, Colitis, Celiac’s Disease, IBS and IBD. There currently are Instagram and Twitter pages with over 10,000 community members as well as a developing web platform for those to connect and and support others in their friend network and community with love and positivity.
Nick has developed an Instagram following of over 30,000 through years of targeted curated content delivery and deliberate growth and engagement techniques across four key verticals. Nick has developed an expertise in producing original content and finding other native posts to repurpose and repost to drive increased traffic. His growth efforts have been specifically focused on five verticals of market penetration: Food/Drink, Retail, Travel, Pets, Local Business. Nick is currently working with brands to help them establish their market presence and achieve maximum growth and engagement from their specific target audience. Explore some of Nick's results on Instagram and find out how you can utilize his brand to grow your presence through targeted partnership campaigns.
NICK'S 6 BLOG
Keep up with Nick’s ‘Six of Everything’ on Nick’s 6 personal Blog Page. There, you’ll find exclusive content on all the essential topics of expertise to Nick including Event Management, Event Marketing, Social Media Marketing, and Instagram Growth. All content from Nick’s 6 has been created and produced by Nick and his team and was developed from over five years of starting multiple companies, testing and developing new techniques and deploying industry expertise across three markets in his daily roles. From key tips, foundational principles and industry secrets, get exclusive new shareable content delivered to you weekly directly from Nick.