Aviator & Private Pilot
Konstantine Drakopoulos (aka Gus) is one of the top event coordinators and venue operators in New York. He has contributed immensely to help build Sin City against all odds since 2002 into one of the most recognized brands in the adult nightlife industry, and possibly the most recognized in the urban industry. Since 2002 he has expanded his expertise to entertainment venues beyond NYC, entertaining celebrities such as 50 Cent, Puff Daddy, Fat Joe, Mary J Blige, Mike Tyson, Jamie fox, and athletes such as Victor Cruz and Odell Beecham Jr., amongst many others.
He has developed deep relationships in the music industry working closely with Def Jam Records, Interscope, and other labels, and utilizing his venues, Gus has helped break through many records for artists such as French Montana, Jamie Fox, and Rick Ross.
Gus has also worked closely in the liquor industry, and considered one of the top accounts and influencers for many brands. He is considered to be the top seller of Hennessey in the country in the on-premise nightlife industry, and amongst the top sellers of other brands such as Ciroc, Moet, Red Bull, Patron, and Grey Goose.
He was a licensed financial consultant by the age of 19 and at age 22 lead a team of twenty people. After leaving the securities industry at the age of 25 Gus took his knowledge of finance and business, and his work ethic and motivation, to extend his skills to the entertainment industry. Understanding the financial model of the hospitality business and the longevity of recession proof adult clubs, Gus chose to develop his expertise not on restaurants but on adult entertainment.
He is an active community member who works continuously with local communities and boards to ensure entertainment venues and local communities exist in harmony. Gus is also a member of Angel Flight Northeast, a 501(C)3 non-profit organization whose volunteer pilots provide patients and their families free air transportation to medical care.
In life you can be the passenger, or the pilot.