Spotlight on Our Amazing DJ Stylus Chris

We here at Pelonkey love to spotlight some of our original supporters and entertainers, and DJ Stylus Chris has been bomb from the beginning. Also a Pelonkey partner with the Beat Refinery DJ School, Stylus sports both real talent with his art and commitment to making the industry better every day.

Screen Shot 2015-02-13 at 10.14.22 AM

Over the holiday season, Stylus performed for a super fun casino-themed corporate party. Representing Pelonkey well, the client had rave reviews. You da man, Chris, and we can’t wait to collab on some more awesome events with you!

SKANSKA

If you’re interested in having Stylus Chris at your next event, please reach out to ciera@pelonkey.com for more details.

Advertisements

Champagne models are a huge hit for Pelonkey clients this holiday season!

This holiday season, champagne was easily the most popular celebratory beverage of choice. What makes it even better? How about having a beautiful model serve you a cold, crisp glass from her tiered skirt, fully loaded with sparkly champagne flutes?

Champagne dress 1

Yes, it is the coolest thing ever, we know! A huge corporate client of Pelonkey‘s had a champagne model at each of their holiday parties and loved them.

Champagne skirt 2

The champagne model & skirt are a fabulous add to any celebratory occasion, giving the event that extra pop of fun!

Champagne skirt 3

Interested in booking a champagne model at one of your next events? Reach out to ciera@pelonkey.com for more info! We’d love to hear from you!

Beautiful corporate gala at the Library of Congress with Design Cuisine, Pelonkey CEO DJ Neekola, Braxton Cook, and Max Major!

Taken from Ciera Gallub‘s post on the DJ Neekola blog 11.11.14.

Tis the season for the fun corporate holiday parties to start rolling in! Design Cuisine make the Library of Congress look and feel immaculate for this high end corporate party, bringing out top talent for the evening – Pelonkey CEO DJ Neekola on the decks, Braxton Cook with some sweet jazz sax, and Max Major with his mind-reading abilities!

DC 6

DC 7

DC 5

DJ Neekola was thrilled to have some top Pelonkey talent rocking the evening with her!

DC 12

DC 1

DC 11

Braxton did an amazing job on the sax, playing along to Neekola’s tunes, and even hopping on the bar a few times to jam out for the guests!

DC 9

Max Major pulled some top notch levitation, amusing and thoroughly baffling many of the fancy bystanders!

DC 2

DC 8

With Amaryllis designs and florals bringing together a perfectly sculpted tasting palate from Design Cuisine, the presentation could not have been more perfectly tuned.

DC 3

DC 4

DC 10

The event was lovely, and all of the guests had a wonderful time enjoying the music and talents of all of Pelonkey’s finest performers! Thank you to Design Cuisine for allowing everyone to be a part of such a great experience! Here’s to the next awesome party!

We spy a Pelonkey ninja at the 5th Anniversary MES Masquerade mixer!

Modified from Ciera Gallub‘s post on DJ Neekola’s blog on November 6th, 2014.

Being keen as ever, Pelonkey CEO DJ Neekola hopped around the Metro Events Specialists 5th Anniversary Masquerade party without anyone knowing who she was until her reveal!

MES banner 1

MES friends 1

The MES event did not disappoint! Taking place at the beautiful Carnegie Library at Mt Vernon Square, the venue was completely decked out for the occasion.

MES logo 2

MES creature 1

MES crowd shot 2

Beautiful lights and draping landscaped the rooms and halls, and strange but brilliant masked creatures turned up around every corner, making the night take on a mythical vibe!

MES creatures 1

MES crowd shot 1

Neekola had an incredible time munching on tasty little treats and morsels, dancing to the band, enjoying a libation or two from the open bar, getting her picture snapped left and right from the Umbrella Syndicate, socializing with friends, and networking Pelonkey with the best professionals the DMV events industry has to offer.

MES food 1

MES photographer 1

MES ninja 1

Here’s to the next amazing MES mixer and five more spectacular years!

DJ Gio spins for Art All Night – Nuit Blanche at Shaw’s Tavern!

Last Saturday night, Pelonkey‘s own DJ Gio performed at Shaw’s Tavern for the annual Art All Night – Nuit Blanche!

Screen Shot 2014-09-25 at 9.55.10 AM

The evening had a heavy emphasis on local artists and fashion.

Gio 3

Gio rocked out the night! He kept the entire restaurant bumping and dancing upstairs.

Catering to all sorts of different music styles and age ranges, Gio really kept the dance party alive for this eclectic crowd!

Gio 2

If you’re interested in booking DJ Gio, he really knows how to jam and make a party awesome! We are very proud to have him as one of our Pelonkey DC DJs!

Digital DC teams up with Pelonkey for the Summer Kickoff Reception at Capitale!

Last month, Pelonkey provided two of our awesome DC DJs, DJ Costi and DJ Hi Def, to mix and mash up some super dope beats for Digital DC‘s Summer Kickoff Reception!

Hosted by Carlos Gray, Mayor Vincent Gray‘s son, the event brought together awesome people from the DC government, including 1776 mentor Erin Horne McKinney!

capitale 15

Starting off the night was Pelonkey’s DJ Costi, feeling out the crowd with some upbeat lounge and house music. Halfway through, DJ Hi Def kicked into club mode, mixing in some hip hop and a little modern house. What a great vibe from the two of them!

capitale 13

Capitale proved to be an excellent space for the networking party, which consisted of NFL Pro Sports, startups (mostly from WeWork, another event sponsor), and real estate members.

capitale 14

St. Louis Rams Safety, Rodney McLeod, was in attendance with a few of his football buddies, attracting quite a crowd!

capitale 4

With Lulu’s ice cream also in attendance sharing the delicious love, it was quite a successful event all around!

capitale 10

Pelonkey was happy to be a part of the Summer Kickoff Reception!

Pelonkey’s DJ Neekola Judges the Taste of Prince George Best In Glass Mixology Competition!

Last month, DJ Neekola was a judge for the Taste of Prince George Best In Glass Mixology Competition! She sat alongside four other judges at Proud Mary Restaurant, DJ Nonchalant, DJ Bobby Rox, DJ DNitty, and DJ Xplosive.

#BIGsummer Flyer Final

Since the theme was for DJs to judge the drinks, the host for the evening was none other than Biz Markie! Run by FlyCandy Media, Proud Mary looked awesome!

Taste of PG 2

The bartenders really got into their drink mixology!

Taste of PG 3

Taste of PG 5

Taste of PG 7

All four cocktails were incredible, and Neekola enjoyed sipping on the exquisite recipes.

Taste of PG 4

At the end of the evening, the winner was announced and all attendees received swag bags, leaving Proud Mary restaurant quite content!

Taste of PG 1

It was a wonderfully fun evening, and DJ Neekola was very happy to make some new DJ friends, judge the delicious cocktails, and participate in the Taste of Prince George event! Thank you for having her!

Pelonkey’s CEO, DJ Neekola, Performs at the RAMMY Awards 2014!

At one of the most exciting events of the year, Pelonkey CEO DJ Neekola was booked to perform at this year’s RAMMY awards!

RAMMYS Neekola

RAMMYS 27

Held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, this year’s event was bigger and better than ever!

RAMMYS 13

RAMMYS 14

RAMMYS 15

Hosted by RJ Whyte’s fabulous event planners, the convention center looked immaculate.

RAMMYS 23

RAMMYS 48

RAMMYS 50

RAMMYS 51

RAMMYS 6

RAMMYS 16

RAMMYS 17

Neekola’s booth stood above the main bar area, where various whiskeys, spirits, craft beers, and cocktails were being served to the guests.

RAMMYS 20

RAMMYS 7

RAMMYS 9

RAMMYS 30

RAMMYS 54

The night started with a live band, keeping the crowd in a fun, upbeat mood to eat, drink, and socialize!

RAMMYS 19

RAMMYS 21

RAMMYS 22

RAMMYS 24

During their awesome performance, DJ Neekola took the opportunity to go network with some of the biggest socialites in the city.

RAMMYS 1

RAMMYS 2

RAMMYS 4

RAMMYS 5

RAMMYS 10

She even ran into a Pelonkey Board member, Victoria Michael with VM Public Relations!

RAMMYS 18

Catch a spotlight post on her in the Pelonkey blog soon!

RAMMYS 11

RAMMYS 53

RAMMYS 26

We also ran into a great friend of ours, Daniel Mahdavian, partnered with a couple new restaurant ideas launching soon – stay tuned!

RAMMYS 35

Those are bound to be incredible new eating spots in the city!

RAMMYS 3

RAMMYS 12

RAMMYS 36

With a different theme at each station, all of the chefs from various restaurants and eateries in the area represented a different country.

RAMMYS 49

The hand-written chalk decor for these food stations was nothing short of stunning!

RAMMYS 45

RAMMYS 47

RAMMYS 46

Once we had our fun running around, munching on some delicious eats and chatting with some of the best people you will ever meet, it was Neekola’s turn to take over the dance floor!

RAMMYS 37

RAMMYS 34

Starting off the dance and party portion of the evening was a live flash mob!

RAMMYS 8

As always, DJ Neekola used her superior skills to read the crowd and rouse everyone to the dance floor!

RAMMYS 38

RAMMYS 33

This was a fun task after the incredible flash mob dancers busted their moves, but she managed just fine to get everyone into the dancing mood!

RAMMYS 28

RAMMYS 25

Keeping the crowd packed the whole night, she had to end the night with Andrea Bocelli remixed with Imogen Heap to clear the floor for cleanup, and people still found a way to dance to it!

RAMMYS 32

RAMMYS 39

RAMMYS 40

Her rhythms are just too good.

RAMMYS 41

RAMMYS 42

RAMMYS 44

A big thanks to all of our great photographers, such as Ben Droz, Brightest Young Things, and Washington Life Magazine the for some of these wonderful photos!

RAMMYS 43

RAMMYS 52

Thank you to RJ Whyte for booking Neekola for this amazing event!

RAMMYS 31

The RAMMYS always promise good memories and great times with awesome people, and we very much appreciated being a part of it all!

DJ Neekola Represents Pelonkey for Tech Cocktail Week in Vegas!

Yes, our lovely, wonderful DJ Neekola will be showcasing her tech startup, Pelonkey, in Vegas this week for Tech Cocktail Week, hosted by Tech Cocktail! After sending in an application against other startup companies across the nation, Pelonkey – based out of the 1776 DC startup incubator – was chosen to come to Vegas to network with the most promising companies around. Not only will she meet other like-minded entrepreneurs as passionate as she is about her company, Neekola (aka: Nicole Gallub) will also be able to network with investors, angels, venture capitalists, successful senior entrepreneurs, speakers, mentors, and other great techies at this conference!

tech cocktail vegas

Frank Gruber with Tech Cocktail will be doing book signings for his newly released book, Startup Mixology. Also speaking throughout the week will be Jen Consalvo with Tech Cocktail, Saul Colt with Kinetic Cafe, Brad Wisler with SproutBox, Eric Olson with Origin Ventures, Andy White with VegasTechFund, and Amy Jo Martin with Digital Royalty. As if that weren’t enough, Neekola also applied to pitch for the Startup Showcase on Friday and was accepted! Pelonkey will be seen and heard by hundred of the right kind of people, for a one minute pitch time to fire out how awesome this events and entertainment app is! Go Neekola!

Pelonkey white logo

We have big plans for Pelonkey, and Tech Cocktail Week is a great opportunity to continue to spread awareness and keep the good press going! Neekola is excited to network with other potential partners and mentors, as well as meet other awesome entrepreneurs throughout all the seminars, expos, tours, and classes that Tech Cocktail offers throughout the week while Pelonkey explores the playground that is Vegas. Bon Voyage, Neekola! We know you will do great things with Pelonkey and make the most out of your Tech Cocktail Week experience!

#IndustryTuesdays at @HeistDC with @DJNeekola, @DJOz713, @DJ_Vicious, and @DJAmenRa

It was another killer night at Heist for their Industry Tuesdays! This week’s lineup was solid, featuring Vicious, Amen Ra, Oz, and Neekola, all super dope Pelonkey DJs!

Heist Tuesday

The party was so awesome, Will.I.Am from the Black Eyed Peas showed up to mix in some of his hot 90’s beats!

Heist 1

As always, Heist delivered a solid party. The energy was great, and the lounge was solid packed til they shut it down. Thanks for having our awesome Pelonkey DJs! Always a pleasure, and we can’t wait til next week!

Heist DC: http://www.heistdc.com