MEET THE TEAM
Eddie Diaz, CSEP, ACC | President & CEO - Destination Event Producer
Eddie is the Creative Director, Event Designer, Event Producer, and driving force leading the creative, production, and business team. Eddie began his entrepreneurial journey as a child while assisting his dad at a family-owned restaurant. His business eagerness led him from producing his own backyard theatrical shows for twenty-five cents to selling lemons on the streets for a dollar. Eddie was also known for pushing a candy cart around his neighborhood during the weekend and cleaning cars with his full-service car wash system. His drive and motivation led him to accomplish all of this before reaching his 16th birthday.
Eddie’s entrepreneurial spirit is one that is rich in textures, colors, and amazing stories. He has studied graphic design, media production, and theater at both the University of the Sacred Heart and University of Central Florida. He earned a Bachelor's of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
Eddie Diaz is an award-winning Event Producer with over 25-years of experience in the areas of creation, design, marketing, management ,and production for live entertainment, special events, and theatrical environments. From small gatherings to large-scale spectacles, Eddie has an eye for gathering the right elements and strategies to make any event an award-winning experience. Eddie is a Certified Special Event Professional.
His creativity and energy has been recognized by industry professionals like: MTV, Florida BizBash, Event-Solutions Magazine, Orlando Style Magazine, Orlando Business Journal, Florida Today/USA Today, Special Event, Catersource, and Agent at Home.
Eddie Diaz, CSEP, ACC
President & CEO
Destination Event Producer
Speaker & Travel Expert
Event Production Manager
Each individual has a purpose in life which is worthy of intense effort. We have ours…
to amaze, inspire, and entertain!
Lea Jordanides | Event Production Manager
Lea Jordanides is very proud and honored to be part of the Encore Creations team.
Lea plays many roles with the Encore Creations company but her favorite role is Event Production Manager. Lea grew up in Orlando and started her professional entertainment journey as a teenager while working at Universal Studios Florida. Lea became fascinated with the behind-the-scenes aspect of production and moved on from entertainer to crew. Lea has worked as a Sound Engineer and Lighting Technician at many different venues around the country, from Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut to The Grizzly Rose in Colorado. After becoming hooked on the organization, responsibility, and adrenaline of running a production, she realized event production management and stage management were her true passion and calling. In addition to her duties with Encore Creations events she is also the Production Manager for Encore Creation's permanent show installation at Gloria Estefan's Bongos Cuban Cafe. Lea is a certified Event Coordinator.