Managing Director, Corporate Experiences & Hospitality
Founder & CEO, DowEvents International Founder & Chief Procurement Officer, Montrachay.com
Don Dow lives where unique global experiences meet unparalleled client service. He is an industry leader in creating destination packages with an international view, and access, to the world’s most sought after and iconic travel, sports and entertainment lifestyle events.
He founded DowEvents International in 1996, which quickly established itself as a highly sought after corporate hospitality service at The Masters, in Augusta, Georgia. In the summer of 2022, he merged DowEvents with Charitybuzz. Combining with Charitybuzz and creating a new division aptly named Corporate Experiences and Hospitality it’s the perfect pairing of like minded organizations committed to providing unique, exclusive opportunities to our customers.
His inaugural events were launched with the notion of offering unique VIP access with a high level of client and guest services as the tent-pole strategy of the firm. four years later, he created and launched The Championship Club, a private, top-shelf hospitality hub, a whisper away from the Georgia Pines at Amen Corner, and the center point for DowEvents International’s annual client event.
The Masters paved Don’s passion to provide distinctive and unique access for clients, through global relationships with business leaders, athletes, entertainers, chefs, curators and experiential leaders around the world. Nearly 30 years later, his firm is known as a distinguished host to sports and entertainment’s pinnacle events, including two decades at the NFL’s Super Bowl, PGA Ryder Cup, numerous summer and winter Olympic Games, World Cup Soccer, US Open, The Ryder Cup, Kentucky Derby, Indy 500, CMA Music Fest, and the Calgary Stampede, while entertaining blue chip clients, their customers and guests, throughout North America, Europe, The United Kingdom, Asia, Mexico and South America.
In 2016, Don launched Montrachay.com, a service brand offering an unparalleled collection of seamless, inclusive experiences, curated to provide unique access to an elite global community, and available through consignment to non-profit and cause related organizations that share a desire to improve the world and its communities. Montrachay destinations include the Bountiful Wines of Bordeaux, The Champagne Cradle of Reims, A Posh London Christmas, The Masters in Augusta, Georgia, CMA Fest in Nashville, and many more.
Don’s passion for the sports and entertainment event business emerged after a highly successful football career at the University of Washington where he played in four consecutive post-season bowl games and was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL’s 1983 Draft, eventually landing as a member of the 1985 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl XIX Championship team. When an injury ended his playing career, the sports and entertainment world opened the doors for his vision to build a legacy business in the world that framed his passion.
His initial sports marketing efforts included stints with the Seattle Host Committee, bringing the 1984 and 1989 NCAA Final Four basketball tournaments and 1987 NBA All-Star Game to the Emerald City. He also served in leadership roles as the International Head of Sales for the 1990 Goodwill Games, and as the President of Alistar Sports, Inc., where he produced the 1990 Moscow International Marathon in Russia, including its intellectual property rights, revenue and international broadcast rights with ESPN.
Don lives and works in greater Seattle, with an inspired view of Mount Rainier from Bainbridge Island. He is an avid cyclist, wine collector, UW Husky Football fan, and of course enjoys the skill of a great chef whenever possible.
Corporate Experiences & Hospitality Events Manager
Madeline Muntz is a seasoned Corporate Experiences & Hospitality Events Manager with a passion for creating extraordinary moments. With a background in the biotech industry and experience as the Suite Supervisor for the Seattle Kraken, she combines strategic planning with artistic flair.
Madeline’s lifelong love of dance and musical theatre infuses her events with creativity and showmanship. A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, she brings a global perspective and a keen eye for cultural nuances to her work.
As the Corporate Experiences & Hospitality Events Manager, Madeline blends her artistic sensibilities, attention to detail, and dedication to exceptional service. Her goal is to craft unforgettable experiences that leave a lasting impact on clients and guests, transforming every event into an enchanting affair.