• New York,  WorldWide

    So Nick Jonas, Keith Urban and Pitbull Walk into a Bar…

    Actually, they didn’t walk into any bar. They walked into Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC for the first ever PlentiTogether LIVE show, on behalf of the new Plenti Credit Card from Amex.  I have to be honest, this was probably the most unique compilation of artists I’ve seen at a show. This includes the time I was 16 and went to Bamboozle to see Snoop Dog play after my favorite emo band, Say Anything perform. Black eyeliner, Motorola flip phones and Myspace! Regardless, this was an AMAZING concert. The folks over at Plenti and Amex sure know how to throw a concert. Nick Jonas came on first and melted hearts as he popped up in…

  • New York

    Amex Gold Card Alexander Wang Event

    Last night, American Express brought together media and influencers to celebrate its iconic American Express Gold Card and the new benefits recently added to the popular Premier Rewards Gold Card (the flagship Gold product). The American Express Gold Card Celebration Guests enjoyed newly debuted cocktails and dishes from Gabrielle Hamilton, head chef of popular NYC restaurant Prune, like her twist on the classic deviled eggs, which she spruced up with golden trout roe.  Others on the scene included the original Alexander Wang Dress made of 500+ Amex Gold Cards, Ashley Merriman of The Waverly Inn, DJ Chelsea Leyland, Rodrigo Bazan of Alexander Wang, Mazack Rassi of Milk Studios, Brandee Brown, Vashtie Kola. The American Express Gold Card Celebration Guests also mingled through interactive elements that…

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  • New York

    AMEX Shares First-date Spending Behavior

    With what it seems like a new dating site a day, it’s no surprise that first-date spending comes up as a hot topic. How much do you pay? Who pays? Money at the Meet-and-Greet: Americans reporting $43 as the average amount spent on a first date. But Who Pays?: 49% of people say the man should pay for the date (vs. 51% in 2014), followed by whoever asked for the date (31% vs. 30% in 2014). 14% believe the bill should be split (vs. 12% in 2014), and 1% say a woman should foot the bill (vs. 2% in 2014). Date Deal Breakers: The top financial deal breakers on a first date (i.e. top reasons for not going on a second date) include: Date’s…

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