How We Got Started
Chris Hoffman, a Wall Street exec, publishes the 1st Shecky’s Bar, Club & Lounge Guide as a fun hobby. Yes ladies, it started with a man very focused on “what women want!” J
Shecky’s guides are a hit with NY ladies (being the social planners that we are!). This leads to Shecky’s Girl’s Guides, Sheckys.com, and a business to be taken seriously.
In December, Shecky’s hosts the 1st Girls Night Out to lift NYC spirits post-9/11 and celebrate its Girl’s Guide to NY Nightlife.
Shecky’s needs a woman’s touch. Claudia Chan merges her event marketing and networking company with Hoffman to form a women’s marketing and lifestyle business… and Shecky’s Media is incorporated!
Sheckys.com, plus its events and content, shift to reflect a more local fun female lifestyle. The brand expands, covering fashion, beauty, events, and “the best of!”
Shecky’s brings girlfriend events and experiences across America (bye bye, publishing).
Shecky’s is the largest producer of “girlfriend experience” events, hosting 80+ days in up to 18 U.S. cities. Hundreds of thousands of women attend.
Today, Shecky’s is the leading “girlfriend experience” company dedicated to empowering and rewarding women to discover and socialize with their girlfriends.
Boasting 1200+ clients and partners (from young designers to fabulous household names), Shecky’s creatively seeks out great brands and services that we feel our members and attendees should know about—just as we would for our #1 girlfriends!
Shecky’s brings the Girls Night Out event fun online so ladies across American can also “discover, experience and get rewarded” with free goodies!
SPECIAL NYC 2010 EDITION: SHECKY’S NIGHTLIFE
As a tribute to where Shecky’s got its start—Sheckys.com also re-launches with SheckysNightlife.com for all our diehard New York City nightlife fans. SheckysNightlife.com offers an extensive and easy-to-use nightlife guide—yep, an online version of the very same Shecky’s Bar, Club & Lounge Guide Chris Hoffman started in 1998. SheckysNightlife.com is your go-to New York City resource for of-the-minute and honest nightlife reviews, an interactive calendar of upcoming events and the popular party planning service PARTY AID! Never spend a night at your neighborhood dive again.