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Steve Riff

Promoter,
Embrace
Toronto, ON, Canada
In 2001, Stephen and three others started Two Three Five Films. Acting as one of two Executive Producers Stephen oversaw an operation that produced over 40 music videos per year grossing over 3.5 million Canadian in sales per year.

In 2004, Stephen left Two Three Five Films and joined Spy Films starting up a music video division. As an Executive Producer/Directors Rep, Stephen oversaw the US and European markets. Spy Entertainment produced more than 100 music videos in just four years. These videos have made Top 10 lists in Canada, United States and Europe on MuchMusic, Fuse and MTV and have been nominated for many music video awards

In 2007 after years in the film industry Stephen left to pursue his lifetime dream to work in the concert promotion industry. Currently he is the director of the concert division at Embrace Presents, a full service concert promoter that produces over 700+ events a year in Toronto, Boston, Montreal, Atlanta and Miami and other markets. He overseas the large volume of yearly shows and major festival properties like The CMT Music Festival, Mad Decent Block Party and The Skrillex Full Flex Express Tour. He also works closely with Embrace’s brand partnership division overseeing event production and talent buying for client like Bacardi, Red Bull, TD Bank and others throughout Canada and the US.
  • Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
  • Osgoode Ballroom East
    1:50PM - 3:50PM
    (2 hours)
    Ticketed Event
    MEET THE FESTIVALS