Cloud Empire Is Filling A Gap As A Full-service Music And Entertainment Marketing Company - Hosting A Media Showcase On November 1

Top Quote Cloud Empire, a full service Toronto music & entertainment marketing company founded by partners Dan Hand and Mark Spicoluk, is setting out to fill a void in the entertainment industry. Cloud Empire, which officially opened its doors in August, will be hosting a media event on Friday, November 1 to showcase their corporate offerings. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 22, 2013 - TORONTO - Cloud Empire, (260 Carlaw Ave. Unit # 200, Toronto ON), a full service music and entertainment marketing company in Toronto founded by partners Dan Hand and well-known television personality Mark Spicoluk (judge on YTV's The Next Star and former judge on MUCH's disBAND), is setting out to fill a void in the entertainment industry by offering targeted music business services coupled with artist management.

    The two partners have over twenty years in the music and entertainment industry working along side such artists as: Gene Simmons, Stereos, Lights, Avril Lavigne (to name a few). Cloud Empire, which officially opened its doors in August, will be hosting a media event on Friday, November 1 to showcase their corporate offerings. Come see the office, screen press a Cloud Empire t-shirt, listen to a Cloud Empire recording artist, meet the team and learn more about this ear to the ground music and entertainment company.

    "We both wanted to start a company which allowed us to properly invest our energy, vast experience and the understanding that every client and artist has a unique path to walk in order to find their individual potential," says Mark Spicoluk, co-founder of Cloud Empire.

    At Cloud Empire, the company will be focusing on putting the client first - both artist relations and corporate clients - with targeted campaign development. Some of the services Cloud Empire will be offering on the business side include: brand music creation/supervision; corporate talent bookings, music consulting, corporate merchandise and printing, photography and web development and branding.

    On the artist side they will be focusing on artist management, studio recording, artist merchandising and printing, artist photography, website development and design, and publicity. Some of the current companies Cloud Empire is working with include: Corporate clients: Nixon watches, Motion Ball, Peace and Cotton, Pink Party, Canadian Federation of Humane Society, F*ck Cancer and Unique Lifestyle. Artist clients: Rob Moir, Abandon all Ships, Diemonds, Jesse Colburn and Skynet.

    "We are a full service music and entertainment marketing company company," says Dan Hand, founding partner. "We aspire to develop artists and company relationships with confidence."

    Media are invited to join Cloud Empire at their open house on Friday, November 1 from 7:00 p.m. - till midnight. Some of the activities of the evening include recording a single in the sound booth, special drinks served by Sobieski Vodka, recording artists performances, Cloud Empire t-shirt making station to name a few.

    About Mark Spicoluk:
    Born in Edmonton Alberta, Mark Spicoluk first founded independent record label Underground Operations as a teenager living in Ajax, Ontario. His creative drive has led him down many avenues over the last 18 years, including former Universal Music Canada Head of A&R, TV personality, musician/performer, producer/writer, and as well an artist manager. His experience spans almost all aspects of the music business and there is very little Mark hasn't seen, handled, or dealt with. With one foot in music and its creation, and the other firmly placed in strategizing, developing, and building both artist careers and the business' around them, Mark continues to lead a unique and vibrant career in both the independent and mainstream music space.

    About Dan Hand:
    Pickering, Ontario native, Dan Hand, got his start in the music business with an entry level position at independent record label; Underground Operations, where he spent 5 years learning and gaining experience in every possible aspect of the business. His education at Durham College's Music Business Management program and indie label experience allowed him to then manage artist careers, as well as spread his wings by entering into an A&R position at Universal Music Canada. During his years with UMC, he also maintained his roll managing bands and GM'ing Underground Operations, all of which helped him create successful opportunities and career trajectories for countless artists both nationally and around the world. Never one to be afraid of a challenge, Dan is always the captain you want on your team.

    About Cloud Empire
    Cloud Empire is a full service creative music and entertainment marketing company with divisions in artist management, merchandise and printing, music creative & supervision, talent & celebrity event activations, music consultation, publicity, photography, web development and branding, along with a full tracking and mixing recording studio in house. With the ongoing collapse of yesterday's music industry, more and more room is becoming available for revitalized perspective and new strategies, which support and develop artist's careers and the business surrounding music. Leaders in the industry must continue to push boundaries and the ways we all look at music if anyone dares to reach the sky. To learn more go to:

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    For more information, photos or interview requests please contact:
    Chrissy Newton, VOCAB Communications at chrissy ( @ ) vocabcommuniations dot com or 416-705-9523 or Jessica Glover, GLO Communications at Jessica ( @ ) glocommunications dot ca or 416-892-4833.

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