Dan Pye – Dark Matter Events and Cafe
Experienced Website Developer, Business Development Services, Radio Professional and Voice Over
Dan Pye is one of the founders and Managing Director of Dark Matter Events and Cafe Ltd. A unique gaming, cafe, comic book and “geek” culture experience. Based in Durham UK, Dark Matter Cafe operates currently from 1 property on Crossgate in Durham, visit at www.darkmattercafe.co.uk with another in planning for another location in the North East.
Dark Matter Events organise weekly events at Dark Matter Cafe, and other venues, which include Pokemon Tournaments, Magic the Gathering Tournaments, YuGiOh Tournaments and more. Dark Matter Events also organises larger Convention events, in 2 styles, DiddyCon and KingCon.
DiddyCon are the smaller events which are planned this year and next for Chester le Street and Darlington. These events compromise of mini convention style, with a selection of preview stalls for the larger events, a great headline attraction, comic workshops, interactive and gaming fun, with unique immersive and entertaining experiences.
KingCon is the larger of the events which take place in bigger venues in city centres. These events see thousands of people attend and be entertained by a variety of live theatre experiences, beautiful sets which make you feel part of the story, a huge range of stalls, and a mass of interactive entertainment, education and fun and games.
In the past Dan has had a successful and unsuccessful career, which spanned in Radio for over 12 years, dabbling in business management for Retailing and Online Business Development. Dan spent a long time learning and looking at the fundimentals of what it takes to engage an audience, how they react to different things, and how to identify what your customers really want, and how to give it to them without compromising other areas of business. Dan has had a great deal of influence online, building and maintaining websites turing over hundreds of thousands per month. Dan’s understanding of online, and what it takes to stand out, engage and interact with your customer, and build an effective system which works with your business is strong and backed up with years of evidence.
Specialising in voice over work and radio presentation and commercialism, Dan has a great northern British narration voice, which is flexible and dynamic for many roles. Working in the past with the likes of BBC, National and Local Radio Stations from Bauer Group, UKRD and other big brands such as USN, Universal Studios, SyFy Channel and more.