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Crested Butte, Colorado

About and Bio

Howdy and Aloha,

Thanks for taking a look! (Note: Canadian users please visit my “Aboot” page, eh?)

I’m a little off…but in a good way. The lens through which I view life may be slightly cracked and warped, but it sure is funny, and I have a passion for laughter, life, community, connections and philanthropy and it shows in my career, words and yes, antics. Humans are wired to love connecting with others and events are a huge part of the social interaction so critical to our health..and so I urge you to gather, connect celebrate and laugh – and, uh, hire me to make it a “humorous” event.

Why me? I have over a decade of event planning experience from grand galas to intimate parties and have seen it all and one thing stands out: you get what you pay for! Trusting a volunteer to emcee or handle your music is flirting with disaster. Have me on the mic and your event will go from “fine” to “memorable.” Need more convincing? Read my recommendations and reviews for events and weddings.  These reviews make me smile ear-to-ear because my clients are always HAPPY!  I get to use my gifts in ways that serve others.  How lucky am I? Very lucky.


What inspires me? I love being a part of the social fabric of the community I live in (Crested Butte, CO) and I’ve been called the “unofficial mayor” of our towns because I love chatting people up. Give this great podcast a listen on what makes me smile and the role I relish in my community.  I take pride in lending my skills and experience to my community in diverse ways through service to non-profits, the less fortunate and to the business community through the newly formed ICELab at Western State Colorado University.  I’m honored to be part of a community of caring, passionate, driven and yet funky and people!

I work alot. When I’m not working I’m usually volunteering, DJ’ing for our local public radio station KBUT or outdoors on water Nordic skiing with my dogs “Pancho” and the world’s most dangerous Chihuahu Homie AKA “Sherlock Homeslice”, snowboarding [poorly], or playing hockey [poorly] and when the water melts I’ll be rafting [flipping] and fishing [it’s not called catching for a reason], on my motorcycle, hiking or mountain biking.  I don’t take my life too seriously but I do take humor very seriously – laughter is my passion. I am!

Smile! Laugh! Grin! Connect!
Anthony Poponi
(808) 421-8855

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