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 Handler brings a wealth of experience within the marketing industry, having served as Director of Sales and Marketing, Consumer Products Group, for the National Basketball Association, Managing Director of Sales and Marketing, Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway, for NASCAR, Director of Sales and Marketing for M Group Scenic Studios and Director of Marketing and 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.

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

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