Executive Producer/President 

akire productions

Erika Lohmar, CSEP has developed her career in events & marketing for over 15 years. Throughout her career, she has produced large-scale corporate events and non- profit galas, across the country. Her background covers a wide span of the in person and virtual events industry: show director, scenic set design, creative multimedia concepts, technical, stage management and entertainment management. Erika brings her creativity, décor design expertise and knowledge to the teams she works with and her clients. She holds the designation of CSEP (Certified Special Event Professional), one of the 400 international event professionals. Erika was named BizBash’s Top 500 US Event Planners, Designers and Producers (2020) , Smart Women in Meetings, Stellar Performer (2019),one of the Top 25 Young Event Pros to Watch (2015) by Special Events Magazine. She has produced notable events such as an episode of Bravos Top Chef, and is a recipient of the Event Solutions Spotlight Award, Rising Star 2007.