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Hidden Gems: Meet Alexandros Roy of Alex Roy Events

Today we’d like to introduce you to Alexandros Roy. Them and their team share their story with us below:

Alex Roy is a young professional DJ out of Tampa Florida. Alex Roy also known by (AROY) started his career as a club Dj in the Tampa Bay Area. He first made his mark in the club scene by performing in local nightlife scenes such as Ybor City, Soho Tampa, and downtown St. Pete. After some time in the clubs, he sought an apprenticeship opportunity with a local mobile Dj company to learn more about weddings and private events. His apprenticeship spent with the company taught him how to play to various demographics of people and increase his reach with entertainment versatility. After some years spent with the company Alex then decided to start a new venture opening up Alex Roy Events LLC to bring a new entertainment experience for his clientele. His goal was to bring his high-energy club persona into the wedding market where he would later become a house-old name in the private event sector. Over the years Alex has created a name for himself as one of the most sought out DJs in the industry. His resume is extensive as Alex has played at some of most exclusive events all over the state of Florida. In college he was the Resident DJ at Florida Atlantic University with his presence in the local radio station FAU Owl Radio, he did local on-campus events, in-game Dj for Football, Basketball, and volleyball as well as the homecoming. He has opened up for big-time artists such as 21 Savage, Juicy J, Ace Hood, T-Pain, Hunter Hayes, Wacka Flocka, and more. He is called upon to perform at city-wide events, such as Indian Rocks Beach Festival, Run for Autism 5k Race in downtown Tampa, and even the Veterans Day Celebration in Largo Park in which all had about 5000+ attendees. Just recently Alex had the pleasure to DJ the Super Bowl Events going on in Tampa 2021. Alex has a unique style in which he is able to play to all demographics of party seekers. Whether you are looking for a Dj for a small party or large-scale event, Alex brings his high energy and professionalism to create the ultimate entertainment experience. Besides working on his craft, Alex keeps busy with his education studies completing his master’s in business administration, he will then try to seek a doctorate in the upcoming years. Alex is also is very active in his fraternity Alpha Psi Lambda Coed Latin Fraternity Inc. organizing events as the director of programming for the national alumni association. if you don’t get a chance to see Alex Roy live at his events you can also listen to his weekly radio show ” The Odd Flex Podcast” exclusively on iTunes. To find more about Alex Roy visit him on all social media platforms below @djalexroy or visit his website at www.djalexroy.com. 

We all face challenges, but looking back would you describe it as a relatively smooth road?
The road to starting a business on your own was difficult. There are many challenges that arise. A few of them that come to mind are lack of awareness, support, and mental health. 

When you first start a new business, nobody really knows who you are. The biggest challenge was attaining clientele in the beginning from different marketing outlets. While social media has grown over the years, it was still very challenging in creating a new business and getting the buzz that I wanted. More so the awareness was when I did small events and people would hire me from word of mouth. However, in a positive note, once the presence was made at those events, I would then get calls from multiple people who would sooner or later turn into prospects. 

Support was something that when I first started my career as a DJ, I did not receive right away. Sometimes when you are new into something, finding people that will stick with you from the start can be difficult. Over time, however, this changed as I quickly begin to gain momentum and then started to turn heads in the industry. I think in order to gain that respect and support you crave, it’s how your willingness to succeed and keep your eye on the prize. Sometimes people need a little bit more convincing to see what the whole vision can be. 

The third greatest challenge was my mental health state in balancing school with my craft. It was very difficult at times to work full time and be in school full time and sometimes would be mentally draining. I will say that in college or any busy situation there has to be a strong use of time management in order to not clutter yourself with stress. I suffered from anxiety in college that would hold me back from a lot of the things and a lot of it was caused just taking on more than I can handle. However, with balance, working out, and focusing on self-care I was able to beat my stress and budget my time accordingly to live a healthier lifestyle. 

Great, so let’s talk business. Can you tell our readers more about what you do and what you think sets you apart from others?
Alex Roy has worked over 200 weddings in his career 

Radio Host and Content Creator 

Performs around the state of Florida and around the United States 

2020=2021 Super Bowl Event DJ 

Professional DJ/ Event Planner/ Day of Coordinator / Professional MC 

Specialize in Weddings and all event entertainment. 

Known for versatility in music 

High energy mixing style 

Organized Planning Style 

Excellent Customer Service 

A Dj that is more than just music but more so an entertainer to create an exciting client experience with production, dancing, MCing, and crowd control. 

How my brand has grown over time. A lot of my success is through word of mouth, social media, and email marketing through my website. Overall, just growth from the start of building a business to starting to gain momentum over the years. 

Alex Roy Events is South Florida’s Premier DJ entertainer that provides state-of-the-art production, planning, podcast, consulting, and entertainment. 

Follow Dj Alex Roy on Instagram @djalexroy or visit our website at www.djalexroy.com 

Can you tell us more about what you were like growing up?
Growing up I was always very outgoing and social. As the years progressed, I took my personality and found a career where I would be able to capitalize on my extrovert skills with Djing. I always loved music and would watch the DJs at local parties all the time. I was mesmerized how they worked the crowd on the dance floor. Little did I know that in time I would be on stage doing the same and creating amazing memories. 

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