Bradford Rand is the President/CEO of Job Expo International and RAND Luxury, Inc. Bradford and his talented team have produced over 900 tradeshows & special events over the last 19 years spanning a multitude of industries.
In 2006, he began producing “Evening of Luxury” launch events across the United States previewing some of the world’s finest motorcars from such manufacturers as Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Bugatti and Rolls-Royce. These affairs have showcased luxury products & services of world’s most elite brands in Jewelry, Watches, Private Aviation, Resorts & Spas, Cigars, Wines and much more.
Bradford also co-founded New York’s largest fine motor auction & luxury lifestyle expo in 2005; Rand/Workman. The show was one of the region’s most publicized events of its kind; with over $35 million dollars in automotive bids, over $2 million in sales from the wine auction, over 100 luxury sponsors & exhibitors and a showcasing of some of the rarest automobiles in the world.
His company also consistently produces the largest hiring events for the Technology & Intelligence community; called TECHEXPO along with some of the finest recruitment events for the Fashion industry; called Fashion Career Expo. In 2007, after seeing the movie “The Inconvenient Truth” he and his company created the nation’s largest tradeshows for the eco-friendly industry; Go Green Expo. The events featured hundred of eco-exhibits and keynote speakers such as Mariel Hemingway, Ed Begley Jr., Captain Paul Watson of TV’s Whale Wars and dozens of others.
The Luxury Review was an event series that he started in late 2009 in Manhattan; a press showcase that featured dozens of Eco-Luxury products & services. From 2010 onward The Luxury Review now highlights all aspects of the affluent lifestyle which have included such brands as Rolls-Royce, Flexjet, Dior Timepieces, Maserati, Panerai Watches, Christopher Designs Jewelry, Blackberry, Studiobecker, Shafer Vineyards, Tour GCX, Tequila Avion, Christine Carson, Kensington Tours, Club Macanudo, Mercedes-Benz, The Monticello Motorclub and many other elite brands. These events are proudly sponsored by The Luxury Society; the worlds largest association of luxury executives.
Additional notable shows he has launched include Investment Expo, which became the largest event of its kind in the Northeast providing a forum to educate high net worth investors and Health Expo, a leading event for the Healthcare & Biotech industries. Over the last decade, Bradford has also been selected to produce exclusive events for Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, The Boeing Corp., PriceWaterhouseCoopers, AT&T, Verizon & Northrop Grumman among others. Prior to entering the tradeshow business, Bradford gained invaluable advertising/marketing experience working on the American Express account with a boutique ad agency and intensive sales experience working on Wall Street with Bear Stearns & Co. Bradford graduated from the State University at Albany in 1989 with a BA in Communications with a minor in Business. He also studied International Business & Entrepreneurship overseas at the University of North London. As a true automotive enthusiast, Bradford has owned & restored both Ferraris and Porsches.
Bradford Rand along with his events have been featured on television; CNBC High Net Worth, CNNfn, Fox, ABC, CBS, KTLA, The Rachael Ray Show and NBC’s Today Show. His events have had massive news coverage including Elite Traveler, Robb Report, Auto Aficionado, Departures, New York Magazine, New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Post, Hamptons Magazine, LA Confidential, 944 Magazine, Gotham Magazine and many others.