Samuel Cogen

Production Coordinator

After several years of touring as a musician, Samuel felt it was time for a change. With hands-on experience in the music industry and over a decade managing and supporting food and beverage programs in restaurants and clubs across New York City, transitioning to event production felt like a natural fit for him.Following his role as a Key Production Assistant for numerous AppleTV+ events in 2022 and high-profile premieres like Christopher Nolan’s 'Oppenheimer,' Samuel secured an exciting opportunity to join Empire's team as a Production Associate.Already showcasing his skills at Empire-produced events like The SDG Pavilion at the United Nations General Assembly and The New Heights GameChangers Ball, Samuel looks forward to growth and exciting opportunities within Empire’s extensive scope. During his free time, Samuel enjoys bonding with his dog and cheering for his favorite team, The New York Knicks.