party planning connoisseur / puppy enthusiast
“Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like nobody’s watching.” — Mark Twain
David Watts combines over a decade of marketing and events expertise with an enthusiastic spirit in his position as Vice President of Business Development, Marketing and Events at OneSeven Agency overseeing the events & partnerships department, business development program, and company marketing efforts.
Throughout his 20+ years living in Las Vegas, Watts has created an expansive network of business and personal relationships. Watts’ career in marketing began in 2001 at The Grand Canal Shoppes inside The Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino as Assistant General Manager overseeing all marketing, entertainment and special events before joining Greenspun Media Group in 2004 as Special Events Director. There he conceptualized and managed more than 150 events annually for the company’s portfolio of publications and brands. He then joined Luxury Suites International in 2010 where he led the production of marketing and press materials, oversaw business development and sales, and implemented promotional campaigns to increase sales while expanding the company into new markets.
Watts then became the Director of Special Events at the Keep Memory Alive Event Center in Las Vegas from 2012 to 2018 where he oversaw all sales and marketing initiatives, established new client relationships, managed event logistics and increased visibility and sales to new heights resulting in numerous industry awards. Most previously, he served as Venue Director at Enclave, a 75,000-square-foot luxury events facility in Las Vegas, overseeing the marketing, sales, operations, and production departments there. Through strategic partnerships, brand marketing campaigns and engaging both consumer and corporate events, Watts ensured a cohesive strategy for the innovative venue.