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BATON is an event planning company based in New York City specializing in professional project management. 

BATON works with discerning clients who recoginze that being able to pass the details to a trusted professional is essential to enjoying the event.  Professional project management is rooted in creating cohesive plans for everyone involved and then ensuring that every vendor delivers what has been agreed upon.  While the creative aspect is what draws most to the industry, BATON prides itself on being creative in addition to having years of event experience in catering, non-profit and event planning. BATON will provide the structure and organization to execute the perfect event.

Established in 2006, BATON has long been considered the best kept secret in the industry.


Angie Nevarez is the owner and principal planner of the New York City based company BATON.

Angie began her career 15 years ago in advertising at MTV Networks. Working for Creative Edge Parties, she produced an average of 150 events per year, giving her the opportunity to work in nearly every venue in the tri-state area. As the Director of Special Events at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, she spent 5 years overseeing annual multi-million dollar galas, a new building opening and countless exhibition openings.

Since focusing full time on BATON she has done events in New York, Mexico, Sea Island and the Bahamas to name a few.

Originally from Boulder, Colorado, Angie lives on the Upper West Side with her husband Rich and daughter Little Miss Bowe. 

She believes everyone should have the opportunity to marry.