Jessica Fels has over 19 years of experience as an events and marketing professional spanning a number of industries including luxury and contemporary fashion, entertainment and publishing.
Beginning her career at Showtime Networks in sales and marketing in her hometown of Los Angeles, Jessica then moved to New York to work at Travel + Leisure magazine where she conceptualized and produced events all across the globe.
Eager to gain experience in-house at a luxury retailer, Jessica accepted a position within the Special Events department at Louis Vuitton. Throughout her five-year tenure, Jessica produced a range of events for the European luxury lifestyle brand including large gala dinners, live performances, multi-day sales meetings, fundraisers, award ceremonies, and cocktail receptions. During this time, she was responsible for executing some of the highest grossing store events and most widely covered image events in company history.
Jessica was then recruited by GUESS? Inc. as Director of Public Relations and Special Events. She built a multi-million dollar department from the ground up, leading teams in both New York and Los Angeles. Jessica led all external communications and events for the company, and partnered with advertising, e-commerce, visual merchandising and retail marketing to develop marketing, pr and event programs that reflected the brand and drove retail sales.
In January of 2010, Jessica went out on her own & founded Jessica Fels Event Production and Design, offering her unparalleled and individualized services as event producer and creative marketing consultant. She creates and executes initiatives that align with her client’s vision and budget, whatever their size and scope. Since her company’s inception, Jessica has produced a wide range of events across the country, including the Tommy Hilfiger West Hollywood Store Opening, which featured performances by Alicia Keys and Guns N' Roses, as well as the Hermes Festival of Crafts, a multi-day exhibition showcasing the unique craftsmanship of the brand, executed in Seattle, Chicago, Washington D.C., New York, San Francisco and Houston & most recently, ELLE Magazines Annual Women in Music event, with performances by Alanis Morissette, BANKS & Tinashe.
In addition to her private clients, Jessica’s current roster of corporate clients include 7 For All Mankind, Bonpoint, Coach, ELLE, Heritage Auctions, Hermes, Kim Crawford, Maison Margiela, Ruffino Wines, Sugarfina, Svedka, Tommy Hilfiger & Westfield.