TBI Highlights Woman of the Channel, Buffy Harakidas from Chorus Communications.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Buffy Elyse Harakidas is the Director of Marketing & Special Events for both Chorus Communications and Metrospect Events. In addition to her daily roles and responsibilities, Harakidas is also the producer for several staple events, including the acclaimed annual affair, Hair O’ The Dog, multiple winner of Best Event In Philadelphia, the Carriers Ball, a national technology awards show and networking event, and the renowned Who’s Who In Technology.
Over the last eight years, Harakidas has been an integral part of the Chorus and Metrospect brands and has produced multiple events and campaigns across the nation on their behalf. Throughout her career, Harakidas has worked with many celebrities and athletes for events including Vivica A. Fox, Terrell Owens and Jason Kelce. Harakidas enjoys traveling to Greece, and was truly honored to be included in Philly Chit Chat’s “Most Fashionable of the Decade.”
Buffy’s most significant role is being “Mom.” Harakidas is happily married and the mother to three beautiful sons. This marketing powerhouse always makes giving back a priority and has helped elevate awareness for Chorus and Metrospect. Buffy is also a member of Alliance of Channel Women, a non-profit designed to advance careers and leadership roles for women. Moreover, Buffy is a true die-hard Eagles fans, and cried hysterically when they won the Super Bowl.
What do you love about your job?
Planning events, raising awareness for charities, and working with celebrities and athletes.
What do you like about working with TBI?
The hands-on support that we receive from the entire team at TBI is superb. Additionally, I like working with TBI on national campaigns and events.
"In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different."
- Coco Chanel
What is a key tidbit you give to others?
Simple and to the point is always the best way to get your point across.
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If you could have any superpower what would it be?
Connect with Buffy on LinkedIn.