BREAKING: Ferris to Frank Productions

Posted on May 1, 2017
BREAKING: Ferris to Frank Productions

BREAKING : CAA Nashville tour marketing assistant Neil Ferris has been named office manager with Frank Productions in Madison, WI. “I can’t wait to get started,” Ferris said in an interview. “I’ve wanted to work for Frank Productions for years, and I know [Frank Productions COO] Fred [Frank] will be glad to not get my resume in his inbox every few weeks asking if there are any openings.”

To my mentors- gratitude and meditations on their guidance

Posted on Feb 13, 2016
To my mentors- gratitude and meditations on their guidance

Joining CAA is the as marketing assistant is a culmination of a long path for me. It feels appropriate at this time to reflect on some of the many people who’ve guided and supported me.

The list below is in loosely chronological order, and isn’t exhaustive. To all the mentors I’ve had in my life, thank you.

Joining the team at CAA

Posted on Feb 5, 2016
Joining the team at CAA

I’m honored to accept an offer to join the team at Creative Artists Agency’s Nashville office. It will be a great learning opportunity to serve as assistant to Marketing Executive Lucy Kozak.

How to build sustainable and scaleable events

Posted on Jan 4, 2016
How to build sustainable and scaleable events

I’ve worked in the nonprofit industry and started a few successful events that have continued to grow and prosper after my initial involvement and setup. From this experience, here are some tips on how to make your event or startup sustainable and scaleable.

How I marketed a 15k festival for $0 (spoiler: social media)

Posted on Dec 31, 2015
How I marketed a 15k festival for $0 (spoiler: social media)

Is social media the huge game changer that it’s made out to be? It is and it isn’t. The underlying principles are the same, but social media promotion, when done correctly, can generate some exponential impact for your event.

Epilepsy Foundation on Nashville Public Television

Posted on Nov 4, 2015
Epilepsy Foundation on Nashville Public Television

The Epilepsy Foundation Middle & West Tennessee staff and volunteers had a great time giving back to the community by answering the phones for Nashville Public Television’s fund drive.

Made in Nashville 2015

Posted on Sep 14, 2015
Made in Nashville 2015

The Epilepsy Foundation Middle & West Tennessee had a great time putting on the fourth annual Made in Nashville event in Centennial Park on Sept. 12! We hosted 94 local artisans, 17 bands, 6 food trucks and a beer garden with record-breaking attendance.

Interview on WZTV for Made in Nashville

Posted on Sep 10, 2015
Interview on WZTV for Made in Nashville

Thank you to Fox 17 WZTV in Nashville for hosting me to talk about Made in Nashville! It was a great opportunity to showcase the amazing local artists’ work and increase awareness for the Epilepsy Foundation Middle and West Tennessee.

Program Director for the Epilepsy Foundation

Posted on Jul 20, 2015
Program Director for the Epilepsy Foundation

I am proud to announce that I have accepted a new position as program director at the Epilepsy Foundation Middle & West Tennessee. My first project with the Epilepsy Foundation will be to serve as event coordinator for the Made in Nashville festival on September 12.

Country Radio Seminar 2015

Posted on Mar 5, 2015
Country Radio Seminar 2015

It was an incredible learning experience to attend the 2015 CRS with my dad, Mike Ferris. It was a busy week of meeting lots of new faces in the industry. I got to meet Frankie Ballard (and got a picture with him too!)