Since 1987, Carmen has developed a keen understanding of the dynamics of a great event. He calls it the Art of The Party, and it is the founding principle of the companies he has founded.
In 2005 and 2006, Carmen proudly served as the President of the New York Metro chapter of ISES (International Special Events Society.) He became a member of ISES in 1994; during that time, he has held a variety of leadership positions, including Director, Secretary, Treasurer and President-Elect.
In addition to his efforts with ISES, from 2008-2010 Carmen was on the board of IACEP. (the International Association of Corporate Entertainment Producers)
Carmen also served on the board of the Philly Pops from 2014-2016.
Carmen is the founder of an entertainment production and management company, CTO Artists, that carefully selects and trains affiliated bands and performers.
The mission of CTO Artists is to help create amazing events with our live music.
After having personally produced, attended to, and performed well over 1000 events, Carmen’s passion is undiminished, and he is always looking for ways to perfect CTO Artists.
The process of managing all these events has been streamlined with OZ Event Booking Software. A application Carmen has personally designed and developed specifically for weddings and special events. Oz is a comprehensive solution that can do, lead management, document creation and file storage, email management, schedule management, invoicing, accounts payable and receivable as well as planning planning. Oz Event Booking Software is cloud based and is the only solution you need to run your entire event or wedding based business.