Our Company

SunnEvents and Consulting (SunnEvents) is a multifaceted company producing lifestyle and socially conscious events. Our team is dedicated to producing events and managing projects that reflect positivity, creativity and community. We create experiences to inspire you to shine brighter.

Founded in 2012 and located in Harlem, New York, SunnEvents works with clients to bring their vision into reality by tuning into their needs, responding with adaptable solutions and offering consistent support. 

Our clients are passionate creatives, culture bearers and community-builders, focused on making a positive impact through their work. Specializing in entrepreneurs and artists, SunnEvents and Consulting also works with nonprofit and cultural institutions.

SunnEvents and Consulting is a division of SunnBelle, Inc., a certified MBE - Minority-owned Business Enterprise by the MBE Program of the New York City Department of Small Business Services and New York State Department of Economic Development.


Our Founders

Troy Belle, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

An independent scholar and organic thinker, Troy’s mission is to bring forward the culture of the African Diaspora in a positive and fun way. Troy considers himself to be an educator connecting culture with entertainment. The seeds of SunnEvents were planted during Troy’s background in NYC nightclub promotion and cultural public event planning.  

Building on his experience and combining both worlds, Troy began to develop events that incorporated cultural exchange and social mingling.  Troy has also served the New York cultural community for over 15 years at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 

 

Tahnia Belle, Chief Creative Officer (CCO) 

Tahnia fills the role of CCO with extensive experience as a nonprofit professional and the heart of an artist. For fifteen years Tahnia has managed and developed social impact and leadership development projects for public and nonprofit institutions including The City University of New York, The Africa-America Institute and Columbia University. Her career has spanned the fields of international programs, higher education scholarship management, small business consulting and the arts. As an artist Tahnia explores poetry, dance, theater and film-making, she is currently producing her first film, The Black Angel Party. Tahnia received her BA in Geography and Africana Studies from Hunter College and Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Colorado at Denver with a concentration in nonprofit management.


Our team

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M. Denala Ndake Hall, Creative Director of Special Projects

Denala Ndake is a lover and supporter of community, culture, beauty, arts, handmade goods, and fashion. On her search for clothes to fit her tall frame and reflect her vision she became a student of Granny quilters, sewing professionals, and craft artists. With these lessons as her foundation Denala created a style that affirms and reflects the vibrant beauty and culture of her ancestry, community, and her own life journey.

Denala Ndake is the founder of MotherNurturer Birth Support Services.  For over a decade she has supported pregnant women and their families before, during, and after childbirth providing services that invokes, nurtures, reflects, and honors the manifestation of their inner power. Denala Ndake brings the same passion, dedication, adaptability, and versatility to her role at SunnEvents.

 

 

Sakile Broomes, Administrative Coordinator

Sakile Broomes is a recent graduate of Trinity College, where she received a BS in Environmental science and minored in Women, Gender and Sexuality. She is passionate about dance, animals, travelling, and spreading positivity. She hopes to one day check off all 6 continents (excluding Antarctica) off of her bucket list. So far she has visited Mali, Dominican Republic, Brazil, China, Laos, and most recently she studied abroad in Trinidad and Tobago. Also an artist, Sakile strives to grow as a dancer. Sakile is proud of her Bajan heritage and NYC roots, and is committed to making a difference in her community. She hopes to use the organizational skills she gained during her time at Trinity as one of the main organizers of the Trinity International Hip Hop Festival and as co-captain of the Shondaa Steppers. Previously serving as an intern with SunnEvents in 2014, she is excited to return and bring her creativity, resourcefulness and positivity to the SunnEvents team.