Arny Granat founded Grand Slam Productions, LLC in 2012 and co-founded Jam Productions, Ltd. in 1971.  Grand Slam Productions is a full-time producer/promoter company focused on traveling exhibits, concerts and events such as the recent Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame traveling exhibit, Bodies: The Exhibition, which toured worldwide, and was instrumental in the Nik Wallenda wire walk across the Chicago River.  Jam Productions is one of the largest independent concert promoters in North America and has promoted a wide array of events over the past 45 years including the Rolling Stones, Madonna, and Frank Sinatra, as well as producing the first Farm Aid concert.  Through the corporate special events division, they have produced such events as the Grand Opening of Millennium Park in Chicago, three Gubernatorial inaugurations and the World Cup ’94 Chairman’s Opening Night Gala.  Mr. Granat has expanded his range of entertainment into the theatrical world through Jam Theatricals, producing plays in 30 markets around the U.S. and Canada while winning several Tony Awards as a producer on Broadway.  Among Granat’s many achievements in the music industry is being named Pollstar’s Talent Buyer of the Year and Performance Magazine Readers Poll Promoter of the Year.