About Us

Network With The Pros

Make Some Noise With Us!

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Influence

Engage with other professionals. Put your business or yourself in a position to be seen.

build

Connect with like-minded individuals ready to rub shoulders. Its time to connect and grow together!

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enjoy

Aside from the business aspect, we want to ensure you enjoy yourself! With the best venues to offer, we always provide a day to remember.

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What we do

Tony P. Productions is a creative and dynamic Chicago based corporate event planning company. Being widely known for creating and providing social events with a dedicated following. Tony P’s group of talented Chicago marketers, designers and event producers are now offering planning services for other businesses.

How we do it

With 25 years’ experience of event production, we have executed events from networking, non-profit, experiential and corporate events in the Chicagoland area. As a Chicago based event planning company, we have built a network with venues and other vendors unparalleled to other event planning companies in Chicago.

 

Fusing together sales promotions, thoughtful brand identity, design concepts and attention to detail, Tony P’s Productions definition of a successful event is exceeding our client’s expectations.

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Meet the Team
Behind the scenes

“Connector is a word I believe I can truly own – whether I’m connecting professionals of a variety of spheres through one of my highly visible business networking events around Chicago or connecting home buyers and sellers toward the next rewarding step in the mortgage process.

 

By calling upon my nearly 20 years of experience in sales, and as the Director of Business Development at House Mortgage, Director of Business Development at Hubio, Founder & Credit Repair Specialist at Financial Growth Partners, Co-Founder of AppointmentsIQ, Co-Founder of Tony P’s Networking Events, Co-Founder of Green In CHI and as Co-Founder of Wine In CHI, I’m continuously fueling a company’s phenomenal growth and moving a variety of people toward their goals in life. It’s about building powerful, lasting relationships. And from my perspective, it doesn’t get any better than that.”

Chicago born and raised, Shana Prymicz is an Experiential Event superlative and Entrepreneur. As Founder, CEO, and Partner of S. Marc Management, Picnic Parlay, and Head of Production of Tony P. Networking Events,  she ardently works to make certain attendees have exceeding experiences at the events she touches. 

 

Shana graduated with her MBA in Media Marketing from DePaul University in Chicago in 2010, which gives her and her clients the benefit of her expertise in content creation and marketing strategy to reach both event brand identity, visionary and sales goals.

 

With a passion to give back, she has volunteered her time to execute fundraisers for several non profits and is an active Board Member for a homeless non profit in Chicago called Street Samaritans. The mother of 3 boys currently resides in the Northwest Suburbs just outside of Chicago where she runs a mom group and is in the works of expanding that venture to offer pop up Women’s events in her new community. A city girl at heart, she often escapes to her former life to the city and travels to host and attend larger events and support her growing network. Connect with Shana on LinkedIn. 

After 15 years of consulting in the areas of marketing, sales and technology – it was time to bring this experience to entrepreneurs and start-ups. To do so, we built the AppointmentsIQ Team: https://www.appointmentsiq.com/team . AppointmentsIQ was built to solve the challenges businesses have with obtaining access to and hiring top producing sales and marketing professionals. AIQ is an on-demand sales team. To humanize the process and encourage engagement amongst decision makers and sales professionals we started Tony P’s Networking Events.
 
The goal of these events is to bring together Chicago’s upwardly-mobile professional community for an elegant and energetic networking experience, and to scale and take our solutions nationwide we built our own proprietary digital marketing platform, Hubio, and launched Tony P’s Virtual Networking Events.
 
 
Holly Sias is the Founder and CEO of Socialite Media, a boutique social media and influencer marketing agency located in Chicago and Las Vegas, and soon expanding to Miami.
 
Holly launched Socialite Media after earning her Master’s degree in Journalism at DePaul University in June 2019. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media Communication from the University of Missouri where she developed her passion for digital marketing. Throughout her schooling, Holly was responsible for running multiple social media accounts for various size businesses including the Blackhawks minor league team, local mom and pop restaurants, and start-ups.
 
Holly is a proud supporter of Supporting Small Business, Women Empowering Women, and Women Entrepreneurs. Socialite Media is a woman-owned and operated small business with the sole purpose of educating their clients how to thrive in the ever-changing social media landscape. Socialite Media grows their client’s social media footprint, equips them with a competitive edge on all social media platforms and offers other digital marketing tools to propel their clients to digital marketing success.
Barbora graduated with her master’s degree in psychology from Comenius University in Slovakia/EU in 2015. She found her passion for recruiting, HR and organizational psychology during her graduate degree program. She has worked as a corporate recruiter in Europe and then she continued her career in the United States. 
 
She has a proven track record of successful placements, especially in marketing, digital media, sales, IT and insurance field.   What she finds most exciting about recruitment is not only the dynamic and fast-paced part of it, but also the opportunity to change the lives of people who are looking for the right job opportunities. 
 
Barbora is also a psychology professor at the college in Houston, TX. She has been a sports lover since her childhood. She fell for volleyball at the age of 11 and ever since, volleyball became a part of her everyday life. One of her biggest passions is travelling.

Ronald graduated from Indiana University in 2015 with a degree in telecommunications and industry management, Ron got his start working for Fox as an advertising account executive, helping business owners develop, produce, and televise commercial advertisements. He later became a financial advisor for Northwestern Mutual before moving to Chicago.

 

 

Soon after the move to Chicago, Ronald decided to move into the world of entrepreneurship and network building. Ronald is now the owner and CEO of Comfort Blossom Depot, a cannabis company, MightyMicros, a super-foods company, and RSWebDev.org, a web development and online business development agency. He also works closely with his friends and partners at AppointmentsIQ, Hubio, and Tony P’s Productions.

 

 

Specializes in website and online business development, organic cultivation, cannabis, and lead generation. 

Sarah graduated with a master’s degree in strategic communications and a bachelor’s in psychology from The University of Iowa. She has a passion for women’s leadership initiatives, community events, supporting early stage start-ups and nonprofits, human resources and building outstanding company cultures.

 

 

She has helped coordinate and execute several promotional events, educational programs and community fundraisers over the last decade. Client partnerships for these events include Facebook, Tech Ladies, Entrefest, Rise of the Rest Bus Tour, Ebola Innovation Summit, The Superbowl’s Player’s Tailgate, The Chicago Bears and The Denver Broncos.

 

 

Sarah is also a Business Consultant at Oasis in Chicago, Illinois. She enjoys traveling, cheering for the Iowa Hawkeyes and running around Lake Michigan.

Steve Gast is the owner and head director of Clark Street Digital, a video content and marketing agency. A University of Iowa Media Production graduate, he has written and directed several award winning short films, screenplays, and a web series. He has also represented the world’s largest brands at events all over the USA as a brand ambassador, product specialist, emcee and marketing tour manager.

 

He formed CSD to combine his extensive marketing experience with his passion for film. He uses an empathy marketing approach with video storytelling that creates emotional connections.

 

When he’s not filming, Steve enjoys the active life of a Chicago Northsider, paddle boarding, rollerblading and working out by the Lake. He is an active member of the improv community, performing in jams and podcasts, and will be producing more comedy in 2021. He loves live events, and any chance to connect with the Tony P networking community.

As a touring Musician and Theater Technician, Robert has produced various events for 15+ years. Working on-and-off stage with the likes of Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood, Martin Atkins, Live Nation Entertainment, Fareed Haque, Umphrey’s McGee, Fishbone, Ekoostik Hookah, American English and others. Studying Jazz Performance, Music Business and Organizational Leadership at the University of Illinois Chicago; all while cutting his teeth as a Business Development professional. Robert now wears many hats as part of the Tony P’s team, and serves as Director of Business Development with Appointments IQ. 
 
“The unconventional path of the entrepreneur is the greatest reward unto itself. Meeting business-minded people, and helping them make the most of their efforts is an intense passion of mine. I love connecting with others and making their dreams come to life. Whether it’s connecting you to other professionals, or helping you take your next rewarding step to develop your business. The reality is indisputable – my unique experience adds massive value to your team. The aptitude for connecting and creating is inspired by forging strong, fruitful relationships that last. Now that’s music to my ears!” – Robert Kletsky