COLIN COWIE

For 26 years Colin Cowie and his amazing teams have created some of the most talked about parties around the world. With clients like Oprah Winfrey, Jerry Seinfeld, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Jordan, heads of state and foreign dignitaries Colin has provided luxury services for the most celebrated people. From cocktail receptions, product launches and royal weddings he has designed and produced every conceivable type of celebration. He has traveled 12 million miles around the world and visited almost 100 countries in search of the finest for his well-heeled clientele and design business.

As a creative director Colin has held several positions. As the creative Director for the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong he oversaw the refurbishment and design of 600 rooms, and executive floor and lounge, 3 restaurants, an all day dining restaurant, rooftop lounge and bar and a fully integrated ballroom program where he designed the first ballroom designed by a party planner. The design incorporated lighting, sound, rigging points and a greige palette that could accept multiple different color options. Colin created 8 signature looks for the bride/guests to choose from and instead of the money going to 3rd party creative partners, linens, rentals and flowers came to the hotel instead.

From 2005 to 2008 Colin was creative director for NetJets where he created the new look for food service, catering, amenities, uniforms, interiors etc etc. He was also responsible for the customer service program that was rolled out. When the market crashed in 2008 and the industry was severely hit this project unfortunately came to an end.

As a designer, he has created successful lines of furniture home accessories and tabletop for Home Shopping Network and a bridal registry for JC Penney.

As a media personality, Colin has appeared on dozens of TV shows and is a regular contributor on the Today Show. Media savvy and the author of 9 books covering topics like entertaining, cooking, weddings and etiquette. A 10th book is in the works.