A Gala Event

A Gala Event

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A Gala Event is a boutique Event Design, Entertainment & Production Company providing Innovative Solutions for Spectacular Events from Thought to Finish.

Established in 2004, this Merrick, New York-based company has emerged as one of the areas Leading Event Firms, often re-defining traditional Event Standards for Producing Unforgettable Events; On Budget and On Time-for more than 15 years!

Pushing Boundaries and Exceeding Expectations are the Hallmarks of their Award-winning Creative Team.


• DJ/MC, Live Musicians, Bands and Combinations

•Lighting, Sound, Multimedia, and Staging

• Special Effects, Environmental Scenting and Pyrotechnics

•Novelty, Variety and Unique One-of-a- Kind Specialty Acts • Ethnic Entertainment

• Celebrity Impersonators, Look-alikes & Tribute Acts

• Comediennes •Dancers •Magicians •Animal Acts

• Catering •National Famous Headline Entertainers & Celebrities

•Interactive Party Favors •Photography & Videography

•Floral Arrangements, Décor •Props and Centerpieces

• Tents & Temporary Environments • Lounge Furniture & Rentals

Whether you need a Sword Swallower to Perform in Manhattan or a Theme Gala produced in Beverly Hills, A Gala Event will oversee your entire project with an Uncompromising eye to detail.

At the helm of A Gala Event is Visionary Senior Producer & Creative Director, DJ/MC Hugh Wunderman- Chief DreamakerTM who has been translating dreams into memorable events for over a quarter Century...

Experience for yourself why Social and Corporate Clients such as; Nestle's Corp., Ashford & Simpson, Studio 54, Citicorp, Saks Fifth Avenue, Mayor Giuliani, The NY Yankees, Coach, Keyspan, American Express, Marvin Hamlisch, The Metropolitan Opera House, The NY Post, Rubenstein Communications, as well as many others; Keep coming back to A Gala Event for their most important and High-Profile Lifetime Events.

We are Your Direct Source for Unique Entertainment, Tents & Temporary Environments, Theme Parties and Décor, Talents and Specialty Acts specializing in Unique One-of-A-Kind Entertainment and Special Effects from A Single Performer to... A Gala Event.

Spectacular Events Don't JUST Happen! ®



To exceed our clients’ expectations by utilizing Fresh Ideas and Forward-Thinking combined with Unique and diverse Talents, and our What-ever it takes attitude- One Flawless Event at a Time.


To Inspire, Educate, Motivate and Effect positive change.



We strive to stay at the forefront of our industry.

We seek a fresh outlook in all we set out to accomplish.

We maintain a unique identity and set ourselves apart from our competition.

We bring a unique approach to our business and clients.

We are continuously stretching our identity to always be outside of the norm.


We take the time to check our work carefully to achieve a standard of excellence.

We understand that performing small tasks well results in excellence in our broader vision.

We know that excellence includes not only the final product but also the journey there.


We have empathy for our clients' challenges and needs and respond to them enthusiastically and effectively.

We understand the needs of our staff and team members and offer assistance and support.

We recognize the needs of our vendors and respond accordingly.

We care for others in our community and give back to it through volunteer efforts and charitable giving.


We seek the truth in all we do.

We do not stereotype or rely on individuals' perceived reality.

We understand the value of accuracy and base our decisions upon reliable facts.

We communicate openly and honestly with our staff, team members, clients, and vendors.

When expressing truths, we do so with consideration of our stated values.

We meet our challenges by quickly and sincerely sharing them with our team members, preventing small obstacles from becoming insurmountable.

We earn the trust and respect of our staff, team members, clients and vendors by always remaining truthful.


We are not satisfied with accepting life at face value; we seek a deeper level of understanding.

We look for the hidden meaning in occurrences and learn from them.

We take the time to analyze situations and information in order to give more value to our clients.

We take the time to understand the feelings and aspirations of our staff and team members.


Why should our clients choose you?

If you want a drama free experience, with top-notch quality entertainment by top professionals at a fair price we will exceed your expectations.

Hugh Wunderman is an experienced Special Event Industry DJ, MC and Senior Designer/Producer who has successfully owned and operated a global boutique Events and Entertainment Company since 2004. His extensive skills and background as an event DJ/MC, Designer, Producer and Manager, have been utilized by hundreds of high-profile clients and venues including international fortune 100 Corporations, Broadway, The (MET) Metropolitan Opera House, The Red Parrot and Playboy Nightclubs, in addition to the legendary Studio 54.

Some of his impressive list of clients include: Mayor Giuliani and NYC’s Centennial Inaugural Ball, The NYC Parks and Recreation Department, two NY Yankees World Series Celebrations, Nestlé’s, Coach, American Express, Citicorp, Saks 5th Avenue, Keyspan Energy, Ashford & Simpson, Taylor Dayne, Sly & The Family Stone, Marvin Hamlisch, Henry Buhl and Natan Sharansky.

In addition, Hugh has personally Managed, booked and worked with thousands of Entertainers and Specialty Acts from Local Talent to Internationally known Celebrities, Artists and Dignitaries.

Hugh’s extraordinary talent and creative abilities coupled with award- winning Event Services, have resulted in the production of some of the most unique and memorable, one-of-a-kind events many guests have experienced around the globe.


2 employees
19 years in business
Serves Merrick , NY
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