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THE ECHO

KEEPS GETTING STRONGER His voice is his trademark. Andres Diaz, known as Echo, really does make echo sounds with his voice. Fans of the energetic actor, dancer entertainer and owner of a boutique full service event company is a party planner and event producer, in his own words, “from start to finish.” Born on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Echo is the son of a hospital and a factory worker from Puerto Rico. With nearly three decades of success in the entertainment and music business, Echo dominates Long Island’s private events scene. He’s been a night club promoter, a concert producer, an emcee, a singer, a dancer, an actor, a creative director, an event producer, a brand marketing consultant, a social media strategist and a break dancer. He’s perfected the art of keeping a crowd up, children as well as adults, providing “high energy, chic and classy entertainment,” Echo says. Working with a good looking team of male and female dancers, he sings and plays great music. The Echo Agency, based in Deer Park, produces and story boards events from concept to finish. Included in their services are event design and consulting, lounge and lighting production and audio visual ideas. The agency also provides extra entertainment services from games to live musicians, models and full blown bands. 84 SHAWN ELLIOTT LUXURY

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They work their magic on product launches, red carpet events, golf outings, concerts, charity events and fashion shows. Echo’s career path was serendipitous. In college, one of his classmates was working with a DJ company looking to create a new image. Echo was just the guy to take them to the next level in energy and entertainment. From 1985 to 1993, he was one of the pioneers in mobile entertainment, part of the original Hart to Hart Productions, creating a multi-million dollar, multi-state entertainment company. During the next 13 years, Echo went on to establish Fantasy Music and Entertainment, a multi-million dollar and a multi state office entertainment company that was a major presence on the social and corporate event scene. Later, Echo created his eponymous boutique operation, becoming a sought after emcee for social events and grand openings of night clubs from Long Island to Manhattan. At The Echo Agency where he serves as chief executive and president, Echo’s clients turn to him again and again, Besides entertaining, Echo produces their parties and events, including scouting locations and finding venues for his clients. A star party planner was born. SE

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