WHO IS OGEE MEDIA?
Ryan Weiss is an event logistics professional with more than ten years of operational, logistics, event planning and organization experience. He has an extensive background in planning and managing cross-functional operations and entertainment industry projects. He is an analytical and a conceptual thinker who effectively partners with businesses and organizations to assess opportunities, facilitate strategic decisions, and drive successful implementations. Ryan’s company, Ogee Media LLC, is a multi-functional organization that manages talent booking and logistics, event production consulting, and community and regional partnership facilitation.
Ryan’s ability to assess complex situations and identify appropriate solutions underscores his ability to gain meaningful insight and follow up with thorough analysis. He is particularly skilled at group facilitation and enjoys forging consensus among people with diverging ideas and opinions. Ryan has managed a broad array of projects ranging from small concerts and private parties, to large scale vendor events.
Ryan’s experience includes external marketing for Round Guys Brewing Company located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania and service on the First Friday Committee for Discover Lansdale 501(c)(3) managing entertainment booking and logistics for monthly events which draw upwards of 4000 people. Most recently, Ryan served as co-lead organizer for the inaugural Discover Lansdale First Friday Arts and Music Festival featuring twelve bands overall. He also draws experience as an arts and entertainment columnist for the local news source, North Penn Now. Ryan continues to serve as the Director of Public Relations for Pa BLAST Con (formerly The Upper Bucks County Kid Con) which most recently was a Finalist for the Bucks Happening Awards: Family Event. This is an annual family event that promotes education and creativity which drew upwards of 500 in its inaugural year.
Ryan has overseen talent booking, media coverage and marketing coordination for conventions stretching from the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania to Atlantic City, New Jersey including Wizard World Philadelphia. Ryan has produced and co-produced concerts and events with such talent as Jeffrey Gaines, Joe Jack Talcum (The Dead Milkmen), I Think Like Midnight (featuring members of The Dead Milkmen), Rachel Andie, Secret Nudist Friends (WXPN Featured), The Vansaders, Merit, Honah Lee, Stereotytans (Philly Happening: Best Band award winners), Craig Bickhardt (award winning songwriter), Full Bush, Mike Brown (Grammy nominated/“American Pickers”) Spirit of the Bear, Stella Ruze, Girl Science, Annie Christ (nationally recognized drag queen), Hambone Relay (WXPN Featured), Rebecca Zimmerman, La Bella and Poole, Jesse Gimbel, Kelsey Cork, Taylor Tote, Lindsey (Kulp) McKay (American Idol participant), Terretta Storm, Tempest, Peace & The City Grease (PHL Live award winners), AMORA and Julian XTRA (NYC).