STRIKING
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FROM START TO FINISH.

 
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DON’T JUST HOST AN EVENT – DELIVER AN EXPERIENCE YOUR GUESTS WILL NEVER FORGET.

Whether you’re hosting a premiere, making an announcement, introducing a new product, or celebrating an occasion, Lightning Rod Events makes the experience electric, unforgettable – and hassle-free. Our comprehensive experiential event marketing services take your vision, develop a plan, and execute it flawlessly. Your attendees share something remarkable, forever tied to your brand. And you pull it off without a hitch or a fuss.

 

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Testimonials

Working with Roderick has always been a great experience. I’ve worked with him on film campaigns such as The Karate Kid, The Pursuit of Happyness, and Spider-Man, as well as major sporting events such as Super Bowl XLV, in addition to tons of red carpets and experiential events. Roderick is the best of the best and has always done a fantastic job from start to finish.
— GLORIA HANN, Vice President of Field Publicity and Promotions, Sony Pictures Entertainment
I’ve worked with Roderick for over 10 years and have always been able to count on him to deliver above and beyond expectations. He’s a total rock star for executing promotional, publicity, and event initiatives; he’s creative, high energy, a problem-solver, great with partner and talent relations, and best of all, is extremely easy and fun to work with!
— SUMYI KHONG ANTONSON, Vice President, Marketing & Distribution, Drafthouse Films
Roderick has a unique ability to form genuine relationships. Because of this and because he’s so highly respected, it allows him to get results in ways that other agencies and groups cannot…His personal investment in you makes things easy, helps you get the job done and makes the entire experience fun and enjoyable.
— THOMAS PARKER, Vice President, Promotions, Events & Field Publicity, Broad Green Pictures


 

About Roderick Stoker

Roderick Stoker leads Lightning Rod Events with decades of entertainment experience overseeing publicity, promotional, and grassroots campaigns for cinemas, major and independent film studios, as well as for many corporate clients, including:

Corporate Clients

  • Lincoln Motor Company

  • Kia Motors North America

  • Visionworks at the Little League World Series

  • The Dallas Cowboys

Film Studio / Cinema Clients

  • Walt Disney Pictures

  • Sony Pictures

  • Fox Searchlight Pictures

  • Studio Movie Grill

  • Broad Green Pictures

  • Relativity Media

  • Overture Films

  • IFC Films

  • Fine Line Features

  • 20th Century Fox Film

  • 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

  • Movie Tavern

  • Rave Cinemas

  • Southern Theaters

  • LOOK Cinemas

  • eOne

Outside of work, Roderick loves going to the cinema, knocking down pins in his bowling league, meal kit cooking, biking local trails, and keeping up with pop culture.