9 Story Media Group: 20th Anniversary Celebration

In 2022, 9 Story Media Group, a leading creator, producer, and distributor of award-winning animated and live-action content for audiences worldwide, celebrated its 20th anniversary. As the agency of record, NKPR developed and executed a comprehensive 20th-anniversary communication strategy culminating in a large-scale event celebration. 



Create a gala event in celebration of 9 Story Media Group’s 20th anniversary that would ensure top-of-mind recall, awareness, and excitement amongst media and broader stakeholders, which underscores their achievements, successes, and contributions to the field of storytelling for kids around the globe.


What We Did

  • Managed the gala event from beginning to end, including initial ideation and conception, planning, and on-site logistics management on the day of the event.  
  • Carefully curated the theme, visual concepts, and activations to optimize the event experience for guests while infusing key 9 Story branding and storytelling opportunities. (I.e., Pop-up quotes, company timeline display, feature cocktails named after a 9Story show, flash mob performance, colouring wall, video reel, a recap of success video, flair bartenders, electric violin performance, 360 photo booth, uplighting, signage, DJ, guest takeaway). 
  • Pitched and secured, and facilitated media interviews leading up to the event 
  • Managed logistics onsite to ensure everything ran smoothly, clients and guests were happy, and all needs were anticipated and met to create a seamless experience.


  • 9 Story Media Group’s team, partners, investors, and clients came together in one place and celebrated the success of 9 Story Media Group’s 20 years via powerful speeches, art installations, and performances, leaving all guests with a sense of pride and awe.
  • NKPR secured a featured segment with eTalk, Canada’s #1 entertainment show, and 9 Story’s CEO, Vince to discuss future trends in the industry after attending the event.