Mary Pinak has over thirty-three years of event planning
experience in the hospitality industry and with the City of West Palm Beach. As
Community Events Manager for the City, Pinak initiated and continues management
for events such as Clematis by Night; 4th on Flagler; Sunday on the Waterfront,
the West Palm Beach GreenMarket and Sand & Sea-Suns Greetings: 30 days of
holiday programming starring “Sandi” the world’s only 600 ton holiday sand tree
sculpted to perfection.
Her marketing responsibilities have also included directing all
internal and external communications for the City including newsletters,
calendars, annual reports, promotions and public relations. Under Pinak’s direction, the City’s Community
Events Division has compiled more than two hundred state, national and
international awards for special events, promotions and marketing materials.
Pinak has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Management
from Florida State University and is designated a Certified Festival Executive
by the International Festivals and Events Association. She resides in Juno Beach with her husband
Ron and sons Patrick (20) and Shane (17.)
Feel the warmth as you listen to Kendra speak with Mary about
fantastic events in the beautiful, tropical City of West Palm Beach, Florida
and how these events have revitalized the community over the past 20 years!