Chief Creative Officer & Senior Vice President of Events
As Chief Creative Officer & Senior Vice President of Events, Krumbine is responsible for the 24/7/365 animation & marketing of Charlotte’s Center City. This is accomplished through a series of programs and events including the annual Vision Awards, Soul Junction, Uptown Crawl, Holidays in the City, and Art & Soul of SouthEnd. Robert and his team also cooperatively manage the production of several long-time events including the ACC Championship Fanfest and Mec Dec Day. In addition to leading the Marketing and Events team, Krumbine serves on the board of the Center City Community Trust a solely owned subsidiary of Charlotte Center City Partners and the producing entity for CLT New Year’s Eve and the award-winning Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Prior to his position at CCCP, Krumbine produced Charlotte Center CityFest and Uptown Scream for ARK Management. In addition, he held the position of Senior Entertainment Producer at Paramount Parks, Inc., where he was responsible for major in and out of park events like Titanic the Movie on Tour, the 1997 AAU Junior Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies, the First Union Bank Annual Meeting, and Star Trek World Tour in Düsseldorf, Germany. Robert was also responsible for the hiring and training of staff and characters for the opening of Star Trek, The Experience in the Las Vegas Hilton.
From 1990 – 1996 Krumbine owned and operated Robert Krumbine Productions, Inc., creating and producing many major public events including the original Speed Street, NCAA Final Four Street of Champions (which won two GALA awards), and the grand openings of both the Charlotte Convention Center and the Bank of America Stadium. During this period, Robert worked closely with several corporate clients to produce effective business theater, sales meetings, and new product introductions.