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Promoter or Promotor may refer to:

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Promoter (entertainment), one who makes arrangements for events or markets them to attract an audience
  • Promotor (Dutch, Belgian, or German academia), a full professor of a Dutch, Flanders, or German university who formally promotes a PhD candidate to doctor, and is (formally) the principal supervisor during the doctoral research.
  • Corporate promoter, an entity who takes active steps in the formation, organization, or financing of a corporation
  • Tour promoter, individuals or companies responsible for organizing a live concert tour or special event performance


  • Promoter (catalysis), an accelerator of a catalyst, though not a catalyst itself
  • Promoter (genetics), a regulatory region of DNA usually located upstream of a gene, providing a control point for regulated gene transcription

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