Sam Ford aka “Sam Mac” experience is known for sophistication and first-class events, this duo has not only set the standard for first-rate events but raised the bar. What they contribute to this industry is more than bringing people together for some good food and music, but there’s an undeniable passion and strategy behind the planning that has kept them successful in this arena for more than 20 years.
There is a purpose behind every party, whether it be recognizing community leaders and Black entrepreneurs and businesses or providing a portion of the event’s proceeds to a social cause.
OUR S.M.E. TEAM
Sam Ford - aka - Sam Mac
Founder and CEO
Sam Mac Ford is a native Houstonian and a proud product of Fifth Ward, Texas. He is a proud husband, father of four children, local business owner, entrepreneur and most importantly a proud man of God. Sam attended University of Houston School of Business and possessed the desire to innovate an industry by using his business acumen. Sam struggled as he enjoyed watching others socially have a great time in a mature atmosphere. Therefore, his first love captivated him into becoming a local DJ and one of the first to provide video DJ-ing.
After receiving several local awards and serving the music/entertainment community for many years, Sam was no longer referred to as Samuel D. Ford of Sam Mac Entertainment. Sam was only known by “Sam Mac.” The Sam Mac Entertainment umbrella quickly grew and encompassed owning two successful clubs on the north side of Houston named Mac Bar and Mac City and promoting various events throughout the year which have become staples in Houston. Featuring the longest running event of the Sam Mac Entertainment portfolio is the Sam Mac All White Event now in its 22nd year. As an entrepreneur, Founder of Sam Mac Entertainment, Owner of Champions Home Care, Founder of the Group 35, and Up Entertainment (with over 300,000 members), Advocate for Elders in need. Sam’s leadership has influenced thousands to adopt his passion for charitable causes which has enabled him to give back in an astounding way.
As of July 21, 2018, Sam can add author to his resume with the book “Men Are Simple”. On the same day, Sam was honored by the Mayor of Houston with the prestigious Proclamation Award reserving July 21, 2018, as Sam Mac Day in the City of Houston and recognized him as one of the leaders in our community.
Sam’s goal in life is to ensure that he makes a positive impact on people’s lives through bringing people together in hopes of creating an upscale platform, creating purposeful and valuable social entertainment, and giving back to the community.