Pete Mason is the Vice President of Corporate Partnerships at The Festival Group, creating unique alignment opportunities for brands to connect with event attendees. Pete comes to The Festival Group with more than 20 years of experience in sports media, partnership marketing, hospitality and live events.
Prior to joining The Festival Group, Pete was the Chief Revenue Officer for a large, multi-concept hospitality group with operations in New York and Florida as well as successfully scaling two sports media and marketing companies. In 2020, Pete launched a hospitality consulting business, helping restaurant groups to optimize their customer engagement strategies and successfully navigate the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pete has been featured on CNBC, Fox Business and GoodDay New York, discussing issues facing the hospitality industry. He has also presented at several industry events, including The New York Restaurant Show, BizBash and The Food Network’s New York City Wine and Food Festival.
He completed his undergraduate studies in Biology at Marshall University, in WV as well as graduate programs in Executive Leadership from Cornell University and Project Planning & Management from University of Virginia.
Pete lives in Bergen County, NJ with his wife and two children where he is active in the community with several philanthropic endeavors.: