With a lifetime of experience, Ray Ford is recognized as an authority on beverage operations. Ford was one of the creators of the Bobby McGee's food/dance chain, the first to successfully incorporate an in-house DJ/Entertainer nightclub concept. He was the first club DJ/programmer and part of the executive team formed to design, build, open and operate the first 16 venues. As VP of Marketing and Entertainment, he was also responsible for all lounge/club beverage sales, Today, FORD Management Services provides consulting, entertainment and marketing services to hotels, restaurants & nightclubs. Ford has participated in the creation or upgrade of more than 100 unique concepts throughout North America and beyond.
He is one of the founding members of the Nightclub & Bar Advisory Board.
Check him out at: http://blog.digitalDJstuff.com and http://www.HospitalityIndustryResourceCenter.com, or e-mail Ray at [email protected].