References - What people are saying about our work and about our networking events.
When I was with Billboard Magazine we worked quite a bit with Tam. In terms of both business development and company exposure, the return on investment for Billboard Magazine was tremendous. This type of event does not exist anyplace else. I had access to a multitude of various industries most important people. I left Tam's event with a pocket full of business cards, new friends and the ultimate VIP networking experience. Tam is one of the smartest and most dynamic business professionals we have ever done business with.
Matthew Carona, COO
I have found that Tam's events are so successful for me that I stopped attending any other networking events. I just canceled everything because Tam is the most effective facilitator of business I have ever met. People could just pay Tam to introduce them and then they could fire their entire sales team. You are a genius Tam.”
Dr. Simon Mills
Writer, Entrepreneur, Technologist
Tam successfully gathers likeminded people who are sincere about taking time to learn about each other and assist each other in business and in life, and I have found her events to be an exceptional use of my time. As a result of attending, I’ve been able to better serve clients and have received valuable insight on personal matters.”
Rick Flynn, Managing Partner
Flynn Family Office
In this day and age networking has become an essential part of building a business. We are all invited to so many events that it becomes difficult to decide which to attend….not any longer! Tam’s events have been so personally and professionally rewarding that they are now the only events that I attend. Keep it up Tam and can’t wait for the next one.”
Diane M. Henderiks, R.D, President
I first met Tam ten years ago when a mutual friend connected us for an event she organized for Miami Art Basel. I loaded 12 huge sculptures that I had just completed into a truck and attached trailer and headed south to Miami from NY. Something I couldn't quite put my finger on told me that this effort was going to pay off for me. Well it did. I sold every piece at that first Tam event, half of them to the chairman of Fendi. Because of that connection, I now have my first sofa design represented by Fendi Casa worldwide. I have partnered with Tam for four of her events over the years. She is magical. Her events are magical, unique, inspiring and gold. She tirelessly forges faithful, long-term bonds with both creatives and business minds. If you are fortunate enough to get the opportunity to be part of Tam's universe, quite simply, you win.
Artist, Musician, Author
Tam is without any doubt one of the great connectors! She is one of the most connected people I have ever met and her reach is truly international. Her events are always thought provoking and well executed. I look forward to meeting her next group of "extraordinary people.” I also look forward to great conversations as well as new and exciting opportunities.
The Luxury Marketing Council
Tam’s events are a great platform for meeting influential people in a wide range of industries and fields. From the emerging artist, the corporate CEO, the Film Director and Investment Banker, Tam surrounds herself with successful people on a global platform. These are people who are on their game and know how to make things happen. These gatherings make for a positive business experience that lasts far beyond the events and often leads to substantial business development and meaningful connections well beyond one’s expectations.”
Russ Prince, Prince & Associates
Author of 40 books on the high net worth market
Executives Editor of Private Wealth Magazine
Tam St. Armand typifies elegance, class and ethics. She combines a fun and vibrant atmosphere with meaningful social and business opportunities that are unmatched nationwide. When I think of Tam I think of success, trust, and friendship
Jeff Tutor, Managing Director
Attending one of Tam’s parties is like walking into one of your favorite issues of Vanity Fair: there’s something for everyone. Great conversations are breaking-out everywhere because Tam’s hand-picked crowd comes ready to talk. Politics, art, commerce, science… and, yes, even a little schmoozing (the good kind). At the end of the last party I attended, I left with a passel of business cards and easily two weeks worth of great lunch dates…”
Network Television Producer
Tam’s events are the real deal. Prepare to meet important people in a top notch setting. Tam goes the extra mile at these events creating an atmosphere where anything is possible. A single contact made at one of Tam’s events is worth twenty made at any other networking event.”
Summer Crockett Moore and Tony Glazer
Managing Partners, Choice Films
I have been to nearly all of Tam's networking events over the past ten years because they are simply the BEST. Whether it is the people, speakers, locations, food, drinks, entertainment, or anything else - it is always a fantastic event that will not be forgotten any time soon. The main reason why these events are amazing is that Tam is amazing - intelligent, funny, thoughtful, unpretentious, full of energy and she truly wants to bring dynamic people together so that great things can happen.
I have attended a number of St. Armand Ventures events in recent years,
and I have to say that they are some of the most valuable and high impact
gatherings that I have experienced. That comes against the backdrop of my
attending global leadership gatherings around the world, including TED,
Forbes and the World Economic Forum, amongst others. This is due to the
fact that Tam St. Armand, the curator of these events, has gathered an
extraordinary network of leaders whom have shared values and interests,
while still having significant diversity. So it is never hard for people to
quickly fall into meaningful discussion with people that they have just
met; and as a result, new friendships and collaboration amongst attendees
is quite commonplace.
I have travelled from great distances just to attend Tams events, and will
continue to do so in the future.
Chris Traub, Chairman
Tam St. Armand is the quintessential professional who flawlessly engages her audiences with seasoned experience and style. She has a highly focused approach to connect with a wide range of people. Belfer Communications has collaborated on high-quality Saint Armand Ventures signature events in New York City with captains of industry, politicos, multi-media personalities, and entrepreneurs. Her events are a valuable part of getting out there, and makes networking more approachable...and successful!
Susan Belfer, President
St. Armand Ventures is a company worthy of high praise. The company is always professional and well organized. Tam is a delight to work with and her events are always a homerun. These VIP networking events are packed with high value”
John-Paul Lee, CEO
Through attending Tam’s events I have met business leaders from all over the world including Spain, Greece, China, England, Australia and Russia. Tam knows how to bring distinguished people together in a meaningful way. It is considered an honor to receive an invitation to her gatherings which are unique and unlike any other networking events I have attended. The leadership Tam emanates in the business world is that of grace, clarity, and love and those same qualities carry throughout her events. She is a powerhouse when she steps onto the world stage. Tam is a visionary and a trail blazer who points her compass where few have the courage to go.
Isaac Reshad, Managing Director
Global Access Partners, LLC
Sometimes you go to a networking event and come home exhausted. Sometimes you come home excited, full of new ideas and eager to continue conversations with the people you’ve met. The St. Armand Ventures Experience always leaves me energized and ready for more. Weaving together people, practical knowledge and dreams, St. Armand Ventures Experiences are nothing short of magical. Tam is truly a master at this rare – but essential – art.
Steven Skyles-Mulligan, Executive Director
Thanks for inviting me. It really was a pleasure meeting everyone. It's quite an impressive group, with hugely diverse skills and interests. You are indeed a master networker.
Al Cattabiani, President & Co-Founder
I have attended several networking events in my professional life but none have been as sophisticated or chic as the events produced by Tam St. Armand. Whether in a hip downtown lounge or a splashy event at an uptown hotel, Tam mixes business and pleasure perfectly. She carefully curates a guest list to include a cross section of professionals ranging from the arts to finance and while guests' backgrounds and industries vary, the common thread is their entrepreneurial bent. Her events create a forum for high-powered, like-minded professionals to come together and she provides the opportunity for connections to be made and relationships cultivated. I have made extremely valuable business connections at Tam's events, and I’ve walked away with more than just a few wonderful friends, business relationships and advocates!
Tam St. Armand is a dynamic and innovative thought leader. I have had the pleasure of her friendship and working relationship for almost 15 years. I can always depend on her experience, expertise, professionalism and vision to exceed my expectations and deliver the “best of the best” results. I look forward to continuing our shared mission of creating great business opportunities growing our circle of disruptors and industry leaders together.
Sharon Savoca-Mahin, President & CEO
St. Armand Ventures events have proven to be a most valuable and effective business development tool, both personally and professionally. Our firm specializes in providing business management and tax services to entertainers, sports figures, entrepreneurs and high net worth families. Through Tam St. Armand we have enjoyed the benefits of introductions to a vast array of individuals and firms which have enhanced our company’s development efforts. In addition we have been able to introduce our clients to various service providers outside of our disciplines. These cross referrals, who have already been vetted by Tam herself, make our services more important to our own clients. As if that isn’t enough, the events, in and of themselves, are informative and fun. They are always a good time.”
Piemonte & Liebhauser, LLC
Tam's networking events are very productive, informative and most importantly, a lot of fun. She creates a great atmosphere for making new important contacts and connecting the dots with people in all sorts of businesses. If you attend one of her events, I’ll see you there because in over ten years I have never missed one; I make a point to attend every one of Tam’s events.
Peter Fields, Attorney
Roberts Levy Fields LLP
Tam is a truly extraordinary and dynamic individual. Her incredible events follow in that same vain bringing together the most successful, entrepreneurial and bright minds in unique and exciting venues. Through Tam's events, many timely and auspicious introductions have been made. From those first small introductions, many immense opportunities and lucrative long-lasting relationships have matured. As well, Tam always acts with the utmost integrity. What more can be said? Both Tam and the events she organizes are world class!
Ranked number 30 on Barron’s annual list of Top 100 Financial Advisors nationwide
When you attend a St. Armand event, be prepared to meet the people who can change your trajectory. Each individual you meet has been selected because of their commitment to excellence and doing what they said they would do. A simple, but powerful method that ensures you are growing your network forward.
Many people can connect individuals, but no one accomplishes that quite the way that Tam St. Armand does. Through her extraordinary and unique events, Tam carefully selects each guest to make certain the right people are connecting and inevitably growing both personally and professionally.
Sports & Marketing Guru
I have known Tam for many years and besides her great personality she has that strong will to connect people together. She is especially good at matching people for successful business. Because of her background she knows a lot of very powerful people in all aspects of business and in the global marketplaces. She loves connecting people and it shows in the results.
Tam has introduced me to some of the most prominent, key people in the luxury business and that has helped our company tremendously to get where we need to go in a short period of time. It’s all about who you know and your success rate is measured by it. Thanks, Tam.”
Rene Lautrec, President
No matter where or when the St. Armand Ventures Event happens you can count on two things: a room full of positive energy and the feeling that anything is possible!”
Dr. Terry & Faye Zealand, Founders & Directors
The Academy Street Firehouse
St. Claire's Home for Children
I just loved your networking event- it felt like an instant gathering of a peer group, almost like a reunion. You were so magical that everyone felt welcome and instantly connected. I met several people that I contacted the next day and they are now part of my network. Thank you again for including me- most of all, thank you for respecting the time we have together.”
Vice President, Stifel
Tam you know how to hit it out of the park and you create the buzz while bringing together big movers and shakers and exciting, cutting-edge speakers of the world that one would never meet otherwise. I enjoy the diversity of the company you keep. I look forward to the visual treat of where you hold your events and the excitement and class that you always bring and more. Everything is Spot on including the ambiance, the people the food with a famous chef and you make us all feel very special! Tam you are IT! I can't wait for your next event!
I simply adore you!
Gallerist / Owner
I have been to one of Tam’s events in NY. It was wonderful and invigorating. I believe that at every event Tam hosts is an opportunity to meet someone that can help you foster your professional growth. There are many people that attend Tam’s events from different types of industries. You are bound to meet someone and make a great connection, and if you are lucky make a friend or two.
Denise H. Frederickson,
Image Consultant and Fashion Blogger
We truly enjoyed the St. Armand Ventures event. George and I felt the event had good energy and we felt very comfortable meeting and talking with so many professional people. It was very well planned and the Porsche/Rolls Royce dealership made for a great setting. The night was upbeat and fun and we were able to make some fantastic, great connections for our 14 Karak music company. We had a wonderful time! Thank you so much for inviting us.
Avra & George Karakoglou
Music Publishing Co.
Tam is uniquely able to gather executives from all businesses in an intimate, priceless gathering. Nowhere else could I have connected with future business and personal contacts – especially in just one night. In addition, the ability of Tam to know of the right connections each of seem to need at that time is unparalleled.”
Joseph G. Lake
Co-Founder, Children's Miracle Network (retired)
My partners and I have been attending Tam’s Experiences since inception. There are no other networking events like them – anywhere. Invariably, we enjoy a fabulous venue, a great culinary experience, new cultural experiences and the company of a group of noteworthy people. Each time this had lead to making great friends as well as great business opportunities in areas ranging from real estate to green energy and more.
Yorgo Bougas, Partner
Bougas AT & Confluence <1> Corporation
Events this great are one in a million. We’ve all had the experience, and feeling, that networking can be hit or miss. What’s often missing is an organizer that pays great attention to various elements of the event itself (location, refreshments, presentations, etc.) and the people in attendance. Tam herself is not only a super intelligent, hard - working, accomplished multiple entrepreneur, she happens to really excel at bringing together a unique group of talented, motivated, successful people, and knows how to foster just the right mix of comfort, positive energy, and engagement to make for some excellent new connections and an all- around great time.
Partner Social Influence
Congratulations on numerous excellent and successful networking events. Bob and I have had the pleasure of attending several of you events and have made many connections with fascinating and influential individuals. These contacts have helped further our business goals and have led to exploring new business ventures. Please continue the good work and keep inviting us to your wonderful events.
Toby Shylit Mack
Owner, Perfect Look & Health
Tam’s networks of alliances encompass a vast number of prestigious and successful individuals from all walks of business and philanthropic efforts worldwide. After attending just one of Tam’s elegant and fun events, I was instantly connected to numerous highly qualified business opportunities in my respective field. Tam is brilliant and I welcome her next invitation!”
Private Jet Charter, Blue Sky Jets
The St. Armand Ventures event I recently attended was a refreshing change of pace. The work that went into assembling such a diverse and quality crowd was evident -- and the resulting connections had a strong personal component to them not found in most business settings. I can only attribute this to Tam's keen sense of people and attention to detail. I found it really worthwhile.
CEO & Entrepreneur