Telling stories for our clients is the heart of David Perry & Associates, Inc. (www.davidperry.com). Sometimes, we write them. Often, we capture them on video. Always, we socialize them. Sometimes, we even fly them in the skies overhead with our own DP&A, Inc. FAA-approved quadcopter. By land, sea or air, our job is to understand, appreciate and magnify the power of your brand…your unique story.
We provide the full range of public relations and social marketing options and opportunities, customized for your needs and budget. David Perry & Associates, Inc. is a full-service Marketing/PR, Government Affairs & Business Development firm with international reach based in Palm Springs and San Francisco.
Our clients include: George Lucas’ Skywalker Properties, AsiaSF/Palm Springs, the Palm Springs Cultural Center, Dezart Performs of Palm Springs, the San Francisco Mayor’s Office, SF Travel, the International Ocean Film Festival and the Hotel Council of San Francisco among others. DP&A’s founder and CEO, David Perry, is host/creator of “10 Percent” TV, with over 350 original episodes, the longest running LGBT TV show in California history (2008 – 2018).
Currently, Perry hosts a popular online interview show / podcast, “Ahoy” and is the author of the critically-acclaimed new mystery thriller “Upon This Rock” from Pace Press: “an elegant, twisty thriller” (Armistead Maupin) and “The gay DaVinci Code, but a lot better” (Fenton Johnson, award winning author / Guggenheim fellow).
A recipient of the “Outstanding Business Award” from the Business Arts Council. Perry is a member of the San Francisco / Cork, Ireland Sister City Committee. Perry is the co-founder and immediate past president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Rainbow Honor Walk, San Francisco’s LGBT ‘walk of fame’ (www.rainbowhonorwalk.org). Perry is a member of the Desert Business Association, Main Street Palm Springs, the Palm Springs Sister City Exploratory Committee, the Greater Palm Springs CVB and a member of the board / executive committee of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.
Perry is a founding member of BuildOUT California, the first LGBT professional association dedicated to assisting LGBT businesses in the construction, architecture and real estate industries, and a member of the Palm Springs Police Department LGBTQ outreach committee.
Seminars are offered in social media, press relations and spokesperson preparation in addition to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training and classes. Perry is also available for emcee and special event hosting opportunities.
All training and consultations are offered virtually or in-person as COVID protocols permit. Specialties: International business / government connections (inbound/outbound) crisis communications, event production/coordination, branding, naming/identity development, Internet strategies, web & graphic design, marketing & PR, audio/video production.