WAKE FOREST — For the second year in a row, local entertainment company Brian Pate Entertainment has been awarded the Best DJ Service in North Carolina by the Wedding Industry Expert Awards. Additionally, the company was ranked seventh nationally, two points higher than last year’s No. 9 ranking.
Wedding professionals from 29 countries competed in 70 categories for this year’s awards.
Brian Pate Entertainment has a team of five DJs, one sound engineer and two event managers. This July, the company, which has operated for 14 years in Wake Forest, will celebrate its 26th anniversary.
The company supplies sound and entertainment for many Wake Forest and Rolesville events including Meet in the Street, Six Sundays in Spring and the Fourth of July fireworks shows, children’s parade and Art in the Park.
BPE has also provided services for local Christmas parades and special events like Caring for Caelon and Relay for Life, in addition to performing for more than a 1,000 weddings.
“I am thrilled for the guys that make this happen,” said Brian Pate, President, CEO and company namesake. “Our goal is to hire quality people that provide a quality product every time out, and this group delivers on that promise.”