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Maureen Valker-Barlow

Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc. (SGE)
Senior Vice President of Business Development and Brand Alliances
Maureen Valker-Barlow is the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Brand Alliances at Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc. (SGE). For almost a decade, Maureen has been at the helm of negotiating partnerships for SGE's catalog of over 50 music and lifestyle festival brands across a variety of genres and interests. Maureen has conceived highly-developed programs for a wide variety of brands including Advanced Beauty Care, Budweiser, Butterfinger, Constellation Brands, Coty Inc., Kona Brewing Co., Rockstar Energy Drink, Snickers, Toyota, Twix, Yamaha & more. Maureen has also secured and executed artist specific sponsorships for talent such as Future, Kaskade, Lil Yachty & Slipknot amongst others. Maureen is not only known for creating symbiotic and beneficial partnerships, she is also highly regarded for her ability to create original experiential marketing activations for her brand clients which resonate with fans and create lasting brand loyalty long after the event is over. Maureen's music industry history began in 2002 with the Vans Warped Tour as a Chef to the touring musicians and staff. After quickly realizing the business of music was her path to personal growth and success, she transitioned through various sales roles at several indie record labels before landing in her current role at SGE. Maureen is from Bridgewater, New Jersey and graduated from the French Pastry School in Chicago, Illinois. Maureen and is happily married to her husband Chris Barlow who also works at SGE as an Executive Event Producer and Digital Strategist. They currently live in Los Angeles, with Howie and Joanie, their two beloved felines. Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc. (SGE; www.SGEWorldWide.com) is one of the world's premier music festival production companies. SGE events currently include 37 music and lifestyle festivals with artist and/or brand curation partners across a variety of genres and interests. SGE is projected to sell between 1.75 and 2.25 million tickets throughout North America in 2019.