About The Wedding Biz
Whether you’re an industry insider or a bride-to-be, The Wedding Biz is your backstage pass to the “Happily Ever After” world of professional dream makers.
Once a week, Andy interviews the prolific thought leaders and talented icons within the wedding and events industry. Andy’s powerful yet casual and comfortable interview style brings access to the authentic story each of these incredible industry leaders has to share.
This is your opportunity to get to know the amazing personalities that endlessly elevate the world of weddings and special events
Listen and Learn about The Wedding Biz Podcast:
“The Wedding & Events Industry is just filled with incredible professionals, out of this world creatives and talent that is just beyond.
Within each story there is much to learn and be inspired by.
Helping to elevate the industry with these powerfully authentic stories has become so much more than a passion.
It’s become my mission.”
About Andy Kushner
Andy entered the show business world on his own terms, at 15, when he started what became a very successful cover band in Tampa, Fl called Rhythm, performing to literally over 100,000 people during his teenage years. After graduating from Boston University, Magna Cum Laude with a BS/BA in Business Management, he joined IBM as a Sales Rep and then became an Account Manager for Lexmark, where he ended his 16-year corporate career being awarded the “National Account Manager of the Year” award.
He then exploded full-time in the music business with Andy Kushner Entertainment Design custom-crafting over-the-top experiences for weddings, corporate events and gala fundraisers utilizing the powerful and emotional impact of live music featuring celebrity acts and his own company-formed and managed bands SoundConnection, Rhythm6, Marquise, SoundNation, Gone Vogue and PopCulture Strings.
Career highlights include elaborate productions with event planners & designers Colin Cowie, David Tutera, and Sean DeFreitas. Corporate extravaganzas include the Las Vegas Bellagio, Guadalajara’s Chivas Stadium, and the Globally successful Cooke Medical in Singapore, Texas and Indiana.
Andy and his company have received practically every event industry award possible, including Top 25 Trendsetter, by Modern Bride along with Colin Cowie, Essie and Sylvia Weinstock, Best Entertainment Producer Award, by International Special Events Society, and International Entertainer of the Year Spotlight Awards, by Event Solutions Magazine. He and his company also enjoy the most press of any event industry music business in the world.
Andy is now taking the ever-competitive podcast industry by storm with two shows, The Wedding Biz featuring in-depth interviews with event industry celebrities, and Extraordinary Ordinary People in which he uncovers the extraordinary in ordinary people with deep, meaningful and engaging conversation. Typical reviews include these quotes, “Riveting!” “I laughed, cried and was moved to take action in my own life,” and “Andy’s interviews and conversations are a constant source of inspiration!”
Get to know Andy – Listen to interviews of him:
• Bruce Wawrzyniak “Now Hear This” Podcast: LISTEN HERE
• Aleisha McCormack’s Bridechilla Podcast: LISTEN HERE
• Alessandra “Ali” Macaluso, Real Deal Brides Podcast: LISTEN HERE
• Nick Snapp’s “Make It Snappy” Podcast: LISTEN HERE
Andy is available for Live Interviews, Panel Moderation, Speaking Engagements.
To book Andy for speaking engagements, please contact us.