Cindy Tenner
Cindy Tenner is vice president, Special Events, for Home Box Office, and is responsible for planning and executing the company’s high-profile entertainment events, including screening premiere receptions, boxing parties, sales and marketing events, C-suite and client dinners, wrap parties, cast and crew screenings, and the Emmy and Golden Globe after-parties. She was named to this position in 2012. Tenner joined HBO in 1992 as an assistant, Special Events, from which she was promoted to coordinator, manager, and director. Prior to joining HBO, Tenner worked at Katz Radio in New York as a sales assistant in which she planned and organized conferences and was responsible for preparing solicitation presentations for potential clients. During her tenure in HBO’s Special Events department, Tenner has overseen the planning and logistics of more than 50 events per year, including such red carpet events as the premieres of Game of Thrones, VEEP, Girls, Entourage, Sex & the City and both The Sopranos premiere at Radio City Music Hall and more recently The Sopranos 20th Anniversary celebration. Additionally, Tenner has produced a variety of sports-related hospitality events for Wimbledon, the French Open, and boxing parties for Tyson-Lewis and Mayweather-Pacquiao. In 2019, Tenner was named to the BizBash Hall of Fame, which honors industry icons for their work, accomplishments, and contributions to the experience landscape. She is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).