Creative Lane
Darin Lane Coats
12+ years of event management experience & 
18+ years of award winning in-house creative

As a multifaceted leader, I have 12+ years building and managing national trade events, corporate meetings and large scale projects utilizing cross-functional teams.  I maintain extensive vendor partnerships and leverage sponsorships to increase brand engagement and ROI while reducing capital investment.
I’m a hands-on designer with 18+ years experience creating marketing strategy, conceptualizing award-winning designs in-house for industry leading multi-brand companies within highly competitive markets. I am proficient in high-impact creative with proven results in leading corporate marketing and sales campaigns that have exceeded revenue and profit.
I have strong event management and leadership qualities combined with unparalleled creative and innovative abilities with proven ability to make judicious, timely decisions within budget. I strive for honesty, integrity and proficiency while striking the perfect mix of creativity, business strategy, process and political skill to shape companies and industries.