We specialize in development and execution of marketing events, promotions, business-to-business & business-to-consumer engagements. Our team consists of certified speakers, trainers and conference developers that bring a special brand of delivery to every client's project.


We Take Pride In Helping You Grow!

  • Social Networking

  • e-Blast Promotions

  • Brand Development

  • Reinvention, Reboot & Renewal


We make up a trifecta initiative that becomes a full service marketing, event management and public relations organization fueled by the hyper-energy of our founder, Mr. Terry Allen.

We understand that there are sponsorship dollars for everything, and many of the greatest ideas, strategies and steps in gaining sponsorship come through a series of 'must-do' processes.


To help businesses grow into their full potential.


Terry Allen is a business owner and a consultant for small businesses.

He is a co-author of the best-selling Simon and Schuster book, "Real Men Cook: Rites, Rituals, and Recipes for Living". He is also the founder of "City Men Cook/A Father's Table". He is considered one of the top marketing specialists in the South and Southwest markets.  Ntheknow.com named him one of the 50 movers and shakers in Dallas, TX for 2006 and 2007.​


"Terry Allen brings creativity, ambition, and an honest work ethic to any project he is a part of."

-Greg Wolfe

The University of Dallas

We are fortunate to have the following certifications, for which we can provide 

documentation upon request:


Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)

  • Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) / North Central Regional

Certification Agency (NCTRCA)

  • City of Dallas MWBE Vendor

  • North Texas Super Bowl Host Committee Approved Emerging Business ​

Super Bowl XLV

  • Certified Master Facilitators P.R.I.D.E. (Parent Resources in Diversity Education)

Constant Contact Local Expert

  • Officially Certified (2015)


Manny Otiko is the Vice President of Social and New Media of 1016 Media | Terry Allen PR | CBO Development​.

He has worked in the public relations and journalism field for 15 years as a journalist and media relations specialist. His experience includes stints as a reporter at a daily newspaper, serving as a media relations specialist for a state agency and working for Southern California public relations agencies Dameron Communications, Tobin and Associates and also WunderMarx PR.

Manny has worked with clients in the public affairs, technology, education and economic development fields. He has secured coverage in publications such as The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the Associated Press, the Wall Street Journal, CNN.com and Men's Health among others. He has also been published in The Riverside Press Enterprise, The LA Sentinel, The LA Wave, The Washington Afro-Am, IE Weekly and Our Weekly.

He is an active member of the Orange County chapter of PRSA, the National Association of Black Journalists and the Black Journalists Association of Southern California. 


Our team consists of certified speakers, trainers and conference developers that brings a special brand of delivery to every client's project.

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An enthusiast of spirited expression, she is a dynamic powerhouse, writer, producer, director, edutainer and advisor, better known simply as "The Idea." 2011 marked Omai's multimedia journey by accepting a position as the Executive Producer for The Cheryl 'Action' Jackson Show a variety talk show based in Dallas, TX and Creative Director for 1016 Media. These signature career roles fit perfectly after 6 years of independent contracting with marketing companies such as Alloy Marketing & Media and in the multimedia industry.

 From PR, speaking, community activism, networking, to counseling, Omai considers herself, "A Polymath – forever learning and teaching." In her pursuits of utilizing edutainment to promote community initiatives of the world, she chooses the path of establishing a platform for Self-Education where she invests time in working directly with leaders of the world to initiate effective projects, programs and endeavors which will cause empowerment among members of society. She is a doctorial candidate obtaining a Ph.D. in Philosophy from The University of North Texas and University of Texas at Arlington where she is a co-chair in the Women in Leadership organization.

Women entrepreneurship is where she excels and provides her passion and expertise through her non-profit foundation entitled PINK FIRE which is a Female Entrepreneur Money Institution (FEMI) which provides "fuel" for women owned and operated businesses through a lottery system which provides them with capital for operations. In 2008, she was named National Facilitator & Director of the Saving Our Daughters Book Series working with teens across the nation and abroad about self-empowerment issues and related topics. Kofi has invented several community empowerment projects, which specialize in edutainment for impoverished people in the U.S. and abroad after becoming homeless during her aspirations in the entertainment industry.

Omai Kofi serves as our Creative Director and is a valued member of the 1016 Media | Terry Allen PR | CBO Development team.

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Our new member to the award winning PR team. Ariel Proctor has assumed the role of Development PR Planner, working directly under Chief Marketing Officer Terry Allen. She specializes in digital and strategic communications and has previously interned at the United Negro College Fund headquarters in Washington, DC. Ariel received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Culture in May 2016 from Wall Street Journal’s number one ranked Historically Black College/University, Howard University. While attending Howard, Ariel joined many organizations and even became a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. The Dallas native is looking forward to her emerging employment opportunities and growing within the communications field and is even considering creating her own Communications firm geared towards digital communications.

1016 Media is responsible for bringing memorable events to the Dallas-Ft. Worth area such as the City Men Cook event and the Emerging Women’s Business Camp. To inquire about 1016 media please send an email to WeAre1016Media@gmail.com

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