Over the course of the last 15 years Ernesto Arambatzis has pursued his life’s passion in fashion and
special events. He has mastered the art of luxury event production and creative fashion marketing.
In doing so, he has produced events for and worked with some of the most formidable venues, brands,
and companies in fashion, hospitality, nightlife, corporate events, and technology.
Most recently he has launched his own creative agency, Vanguard, which works with clients in New
York, Miami, and Los Angeles. Vanguard Creative Agency is a boutique special events and creative firm
that brings visions to life which are reflective of each client’s brand and culture.
With Vanguard he has recently developed programming and marketing concepts for Miami’s Delano
Hotel (formerly owned by Morgan’s Hotel Group and recently acquired by SBE), and the glamorous
new Faena Hotel, imported from Argentina.
He also produces “Men. Music. Fashion”, an annual fashion meets music social affair that focuses on
retail promotion in the LGBT market, which was sponsored by Macy’s.
From strategy to creative execution he delivers unforgettable experiences with originality, authenticity,
and impeccable attention to detail.
Prior to founding Vanguard, Ernesto served as Creative and Marketing Director for Icon Hospitality,
which markets Bodega, SET, Mokai, and Libertine in Miami.
From 2014 to 2015, Ernesto worked for Cory Martin Events in Beverly Hills as the Creative Marketing &
Culture Director. He managed teams producing many of LA’s chicest soirees including: The Golden
Globes Netflix after party, The Oscars Vanity fair after party, and The Grammy’s red carpet arrivals, plus
in-store shopping events and VIP dinners for Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Bulgari, Escada, Valentino, Jimmy
Choo, Christian Louboutin, plus luxury auto brands, Rolls Royce and Lamborghini.
From event planning design to production, he provides a comprehensive vision from concept to
From 2011 to the present, Ernesto has been frequently contracted by Grow Marketing in Los Angeles
to produce special events. With Grow Marketing he has been an On-site Event Lead and an In-Market
Producer for many of their client’s events, including several happenings for Google, plus The Glenlivet,
intuit, Estée Lauder, GAP, and Levi’s.
As a fashion lover, he has also served as a retail sales and marketing associate for the brand Y-3, where
he has sold luxury goods directly to clients in-store while simultaneously being responsible for
producing fashion shows.
Ernesto also serves as a Brand Ambassador for InList, one of the top mobile Apps for booking nightlife,
exclusive parties, sporting events, concerts and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
As someone who enjoys giving back to his community, he has donated his time to doing philanthropic
work for Miami Beach Gay Pride, The Philanthropic Society of Los Angeles, American Red Cross, and
The Make-A-Wish Foundation.
During the course of his career, he has resided in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles.
He is trilingual, speaking English, Spanish, and Italian fluently.