Nat HandlerDirector of Special Events

areas of expertise
  • Integrated & Experiential Marketing
  • Brand Strategy, Development & Management
  • Event Development, Planning, Production & Management
  • Corporate Sponsorship Development, Recruitment, Negotiation & Activation
  • Rider University

Nat is the Founder and President of Vendara Group, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based experiential marketing agency focused on creating and developing extraordinary, innovative, compelling and memorable brand experiences for our clients.

My favorite quote:  “What gets rewarded, gets repeated.  What gets measured, gets done.”

Nat brings a wealth of experience within the marketing industry, having served as Director of Sales & Marketing, Consumer Products Group, for the National Basketball Association, Managing Director of Sales & Marketing, Chicagoland Speedway & Route 66 Raceway, for NASCAR, Director of Sales & Marketing for M Group Scenic Studios and Director of Marketing & Business Development for Simon Property Group, where he was instrumental in providing strategic leadership, direction, development, and successful implementation of integrated marketing, event, and communications initiatives, with a focus on brand development and delivering a consistent brand experience to clients.

Nat is a native New Yorker, who relocated to Scottsdale, AZ in 2006, a foodie, who will gladly debate you on why New York pizza, bagels and Chinese food are the best in the world and an avid New York sports fan.

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