PRESS RELEASE: Introducing the Creator Awards Official Line Up 10/5


The Creators Lounge is hosting its 1st Inaugural Creator Awards Celebration and it’s coming full speed on Saturday, October 5, 2019. This celebration is dedicated to shining a light on the most innovative disrupters of the industry and aims to giving rising generations the tools they need in order to succeed in their careers. 

“The Creator Awards will offer an inclusive opportunity to learn, network and celebrate our world of business, culture, and community. Being intentionally inclusive not only drives the solution, but it will ultimately help attendees develop and hone the crucial skills needed to grow their brands. With the help of our sponsors,  we plan to expand our reach beyond the lounges 2,700 members, by providing discounted tickets to students and innovators under age 30.” — Indaria Jones 

In anticipation of the Creators Awards 2019, we'd like to introduce you to our line up of movers and shakers across the state, who we have the pleasure of having on the agenda. Due to their expertise in the media / entertainment / business spaces, they have a large hand in helping ensure that when this event kick off, it's going to be a game-changing event like nothing Upstate New York has ever seen.

Join our dynamic line up of judges and nominees at Gerharz Showroom at 220 Teall Avenue on Saturday, October 5. We will announce finalist for the Creator Awards at the celebration. See this year’s nominees below


Jaleel Campbell of Syracuse, Art by Jaleel Campbell 

Lisa Price of Manlius, Lisa’s Deviant Dance Tribe

William Johnson of Maryland, Ankh Archives

Brendyn MacGeorge of Endicott, Art by Brendyn


Shakela Freeman of Syracuse, Blend Theory

Stefon Greene of Syracuse, Greene Lighted Visuals

Michelle Dibernado of New York City, Dibernado Productions

Stacey Bailey of Syracuse, Taste of Honey

Jaleel Campbell of Syracuse, Jalethal Dolls

Anyha Brooks of Syracuse, Anyha Shamille


Cjala Surrat of Syracuse. Lightworks at Syracuse University

Laiza Semidey of Syracuse, WorkTrain at Centerstate CEO

Nicole Osborne of Syracuse, Syracuse University 


Kahssia Hills of Syracuse, Technology Analyst at Citi and GirlsWhoCode Ambassador

Dana McMullen of Syracuse, Careers in Code Graduate 

Indaria Jones