Miles Canares is a renowned event producer and the founder of Realest X, and co-owner of creative branding agency OOO Studios, with nearly a decade of experience in the events and festivals industry. Having conceptualized, created, and produced consistently successful trade shows, direct-to-consumer events, and large-scale festivals, Miles has become widely recognized for his culture-defining work as head of food programming for youth culture festival,ComplexCon and producer of Family Style Food Festival by streetwear brand The Hundreds and is considered the leading figurehead for brand partnerships and collaborations between popular apparel brands and the restaurant industry. Early in his career, Miles founded his first show in 2013, Venue Trade Show, which was later acquired by Lights and Sounds Collective in 2015.
Other shows in Miles’ portfolio include: The Eat Show, KTown Night Market, Asian American Expo, and Agenda Trade Show / Festival; having featured notable brands, restaurants, and performances including: Nike, Adidas, Puma, Stussy, Diamond Supply Co., Undefeated, HBO, Tyler the Creator, A$AP Rocky, Ludacris, Sony, Polaroid, Eminem, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Takashi Murakami, Pharrell, N.E.R.D., Otium, Fogo De Chao, McDonald’s, Shack Shack, Howling Ray’s, Badmaash, Jon & Vinny’s, Portillo’s, and Fat Rice.
In addition to his experience in the event space, Canares is a father of 3 beautiful children ages 10, 4, and a 1 month old.