FOUNDER & EXECUTIVES
Protecting and serving the industry since 1989
Our team is dedicated to protect and advocate the positive economic, social and cultural contributions of the nightlife & hospitality industry.
Juan Carlos Diaz
President, American Nightlife Association & 1st VP, International Nightlife Association
Juan Carlos Diaz
Juan Carlos Diaz is an American consultant with design, business and technology problem-solving skills.
JC markets hospitality tourism and lifestyle brands. He also serves as a business coach, providing enterpreneurs and businesses with advice and future insights.
His philanthropic work, community advocacy, and social awareness programs help promote safe and vibrant events. JC speaks at industry gatherings, educational events, and training seminars.
An international nightclub franchise owner with 11 years of experience in the nightclub business, Lev was named by Forbes Magazine in 2016 as one of the 30 most successful Ukrainian entrepreneurs under the age of 30.
Business Development Consultant (Volunteer)
Before devoting his work fulltime to LA Fund and American Nightlife Association, Alex spent more than two decades working in marketing for multimillion-dollar brands and startups in USA, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Greece.
Alex has also taught international organizations at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey and marketing management and monetary theories at Wisconsin University WIUU, Kiev, Ukraine for six years.
Alex holds a BA in business administration and MBA from the Paul Valéry University, Montpellier III and MIB from the University of California Los Angeles.
VP, Music & Label Relations, American Nightlife Association
Positioned for close to two decade, Josh provides booking, distribution, event production, licensing, marketing, promotion and publicity services for Fortune 100-500 companies, record labels, tech start-ups and talent alike.
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Leaders of the industry
Our board of advisors who provide great support to American Nightlife Association. We are grateful for benefiting their knowledge and experience.
We are thankful to all our industry supporters. We feel stronger with them.