KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Carrie Abernathy photo

Carrie Abernathy

CEO
A Woman With Drive

Will Curran photo

Will Curran

Chief Event Einstein
Endless Events

Marco Giberti photo

Marco Giberti

Founder and CEO
Vesuvio Ventures

Lisa Hufford photo

Lisa Hufford

CEO
Simplicity Consulting

Trevor Mitchell photo

Trevor Mitchell

Executive Director/CEO
American Mensa and the Mensa Foundation

Angela Smith photo

Angela Smith

Head of Experiential Events & Field Marketing
Atlassian

CIRCLE FACILITATORS

Carrie Abernathy photo

Carrie Abernathy

CEO
A Woman With Drive

Sophie Ahmed photo

Sophie Ahmed

CEO
VEI

Marlys Arnold photo

Marlys Arnold

Trade Show Consultant & Author
Exhibit Marketers Cafe

Amelie Bahlsen photo

Amelie Bahlsen

Director, Experiential Strategy
Storycraft LAB

Jeremy Baxter-Jenkins photo

Jeremy Baxter-Jenkins

Director, Strategic Operations
Silver Fox

Melissa Biele photo

Melissa Biele

Chief Strategy Officer
Experiential Marketing Strategies

Melissa Blackshear photo

Melissa Blackshear

Technology Product Manager
Maritz Global Events

Sarah Bondar photo

Sarah Bondar

COO
The Charles Group, Inc.

John Carey photo

John Carey

Marketing Coordinator
Hubb

Evan Casey photo

Evan Casey

Vice President - Sales
MPI

Navin Chand photo

Navin Chand

President & Founder
New Moon Ideas Inc.

Usha Chazhiyat photo

Usha Chazhiyat


Intel

Shawn Cheng photo

Shawn Cheng

Project Manager
MCI Group

Naomi Clare photo

Naomi Clare

CEO
Storycraft Lab

Michael Clarke photo

Michael Clarke

Director, B2B Marketing & Events – U.S. & Canada
Marriott International

Lawrence Coburn photo

Lawrence Coburn

CEO
twine (twine.nyc)

Allison Crooker photo

Allison Crooker

Director, Event Content
VMware

Laura Doerfler, CMP photo

Laura Doerfler, CMP

Senior Strategic Account Executive
eventcore

Lynn Edwards photo

Lynn Edwards

Owner
Proper Planning

Sam Eitzen photo

Sam Eitzen

CEO
Snapbar

Melissa Fant photo

Melissa Fant

Director, Global Accounts
MCW Events

Natalie Fulgencio-Turner photo

Natalie Fulgencio-Turner

Co-founder/Head Curator
Common Collective

Darcy Gabriele photo

Darcy Gabriele

AE
eventcore

Kerri Garbis photo

Kerri Garbis

Founder & CEO
Ovation

Rachael Green photo

Rachael Green

CEO, Founder
The RGC Experience - Rach Green Cocktails

Curtis Haley photo

Curtis Haley

Founder
Beyond Consulting LLC

Megan Henshall photo

Megan Henshall

Global Events Account Manager
Google

Dominic Housiaux photo

Dominic Housiaux

Principal
Lankey & Limey Ltd. & Risky Business Resources

Bryan Huneycutt photo

Bryan Huneycutt

President
HuneyBadger Entertainment Consulting

Therese Jardine photo

Therese Jardine

Principal
Strategic Event Procurement

Marshall Jones photo

Marshall Jones

Vice President, Regional Sales
Prestige Global Meeting Source

Lauren Katz photo

Lauren Katz

Exhibits and Artifacts Program Manager
NASA HQ

Jodi B. Katzman photo

Jodi B. Katzman

Director, Events & Production
JBK Productions

Liz King Caruso photo

Liz King Caruso

CEO
techsytalk

Jennifer Kingen Kush photo

Jennifer Kingen Kush

Founder and Strategist
Kingen Kush Solutions

Michael Kophs photo

Michael Kophs

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Microsoft

Elisa Kuhar photo

Elisa Kuhar

Chief Operating Officer
Lankey & Limey Ltd. & Risky Business Resources

Hilary Laney photo

Hilary Laney

Owner and CEO
Evia

Kim Lawrence photo

Kim Lawrence

CEO & Executive Producer
The Line Collective

KiKi L'Italien photo

KiKi L'Italien

Editor-in-Chief
Association Chat

JT Long photo

JT Long

Editorial Director
Smart Meetings

Julie Lynch photo

Julie Lynch

Head of Events
F5

Allie Magyar photo

Allie Magyar

Founder & CEO
Hubb

Rae Malcham photo

Rae Malcham

Senior Technical Project Manager
Hubb

Danny Maldonado photo

Danny Maldonado

CEO
Fulcra

Maya Manciagli photo

Maya Manciagli

Strategist
Storycraft Lab

Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey photo

Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

CEO
Nifty Method

Justin Martinez photo

Justin Martinez

Event & Program Coordinator / Community Engagement Manager
Technology Association of Oregon

Dacia Massengill photo

Dacia Massengill

Digital Strategist
NASA

Rachel Matthews photo

Rachel Matthews

Experience Strategist
GPJ

Raime Merriman photo

Raime Merriman

VP Marketing
Hubb

Laurel Miller photo

Laurel Miller

President
Seamless Event Solutions

Trevor Mitchell photo

Trevor Mitchell

Executive Director/CEO
American Mensa and the Mensa Foundation

James Morgan photo

James Morgan

Principal Lecturer
School of Architecture, University of Westminster

Katy Mull photo

Katy Mull

Director, Experience Strategy
Storycraft Lab

Anh Nguyen photo

Anh Nguyen

Principal + Founder
Spark Event Collective

Dan Noake photo

Dan Noake

Managing Partner
Hammerton Barca

Deanna Nwosu photo

Deanna Nwosu

Founder
Deanna Camille

Melissa Opland photo

Melissa Opland

Sr. Sponsorship Program Manager
AWS

Gail Orfanos, CMP, HMCC photo

Gail Orfanos, CMP, HMCC

Owner | Meetings and Event Planner
Go Meetings + Events, LLC

Lisa Peyton photo

Lisa Peyton

Senior Marketing Manager
Hubb

Ann Plana photo

Ann Plana

VP, Strategic Initiatives
eventcore

Lori Pugh Marcum photo

Lori Pugh Marcum

Head of Meeting Innovation
Meeting Professionals International

Jherica Rhodes photo

Jherica Rhodes

Coordinator
MPI

Ken Roden photo

Ken Roden

Director of Customer Experience Makreting
Highspot

Lizzy Rudge photo

Lizzy Rudge

Marketing Specialist
eventcore

Deanna Schuler photo

Deanna Schuler

Owner
Steady Course LLC

Olivia Scott photo

Olivia Scott

Founder & Principal Consultant
Omerge Alliances

Crystal Shipps photo

Crystal Shipps

Education Operations and Development
MPI

Stephanie Siemens photo

Stephanie Siemens

Growth Marketing Associate
Iron Horse

Tim Simpson photo

Tim Simpson

Brand & Engagement Chief Strategist
Design Studio by Maritz Global Events

Sara Smith photo

Sara Smith

Event Program Manager
Microsoft

Nancy Snowden photo

Nancy Snowden

Manager, Curriculum and Instructional Design
Meeting Professionals International

Amanda Solon photo

Amanda Solon

Corporate Events, Senior
Epicor

Jessie States photo

Jessie States

Director, MPI Academy
Meeting Professionals International

Rachel Stephan photo

Rachel Stephan


Devon Stiles photo

Devon Stiles

Director, Strategy & Solution Design
Maritz Global Events

Jamie Timperley photo

Jamie Timperley

President
Dynamic Events

Kat Tranzillo photo

Kat Tranzillo

Sr. Digital Event Experience Manager
Workday

Josh Vande Krol photo

Josh Vande Krol

Chief Operations Officer
Hubb, Inc.

Alisha Wenc photo

Alisha Wenc

Director, Educational Programs and Events
C200

Brandon Wernli photo

Brandon Wernli

President
BW Events LLC

Marcus White photo

Marcus White

Managing Member
MCW Events, LLC

BREAKOUT SPEAKERS

Carrie Abernathy photo

Carrie Abernathy

CEO
A Woman With Drive

Sophie Ahmed photo

Sophie Ahmed

CEO
VEI

Michaela Alexander photo

Michaela Alexander

Manager, Customer Advocacy & Engagement
Autodesk

Rick Altman photo

Rick Altman

Director
BetterPresenting.com

Colette Apke photo

Colette Apke

Assistant Director, Exhibits & Sponsorship
AVMA

Marlys Arnold photo

Marlys Arnold

Trade Show Consultant & Author
Exhibit Marketers Cafe

Jenn Artura photo

Jenn Artura

Senior Director, Global Strategic Events, Incentives & Experiential
Veritas Technologies LLC

Ibrahim Ayub photo

Ibrahim Ayub

Experience & Design Strategist
Guided

Amelie Bahlsen photo

Amelie Bahlsen

Director, Experiential Strategy
Storycraft LAB

Amy Baker photo

Amy Baker

CEO
Winston Baker, Inc.

Chris Baker photo

Chris Baker

Health & Safety Supervisor
Vigilant EHS

Judy Basso photo

Judy Basso

Event Planner and Online Educator
Judy Basso Events

Jeremy Baxter-Jenkins photo

Jeremy Baxter-Jenkins

Director, Strategic Operations
Silver Fox

Bryanne Baye photo

Bryanne Baye

Senior Manager, Corporate Events
Mendix

Karen Bertani photo

Karen Bertani

Director, Global Engagement and Knowledge Sharing
CASSS

Melissa Biele photo

Melissa Biele

Chief Strategy Officer
Experiential Marketing Strategies

Abby Binshaieg photo

Abby Binshaieg

Product Marketing Manager
Hubb

Melissa Blackshear photo

Melissa Blackshear

Technology Product Manager
Maritz Global Events

Sarah Bondar photo

Sarah Bondar

COO
The Charles Group, Inc.

Jessica Brown photo

Jessica Brown

Senior Director, Strategy
Opus Agency

Michelle Bruno photo

Michelle Bruno

President
Bruno Group Signature Services

Ashley Cardini photo

Ashley Cardini

Owner, The Mindful
The Mindful

John Carey photo

John Carey

Marketing Coordinator
Hubb

Evan Casey photo

Evan Casey

Vice President - Sales
MPI

Ashlie Castaldo photo

Ashlie Castaldo

Digital Marketing Director
Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights

Claudia Cavariani photo

Claudia Cavariani

Manager
Dafing Group

Navin Chand photo

Navin Chand

President & Founder
New Moon Ideas Inc.

Usha Chazhiyat photo

Usha Chazhiyat


Intel

Humphrey Chen photo

Humphrey Chen

CEO
CLIPr AI

Shawn Cheng photo

Shawn Cheng

Project Manager
MCI Group

Lacey Chimienti photo

Lacey Chimienti

Event Venue Specialist
Martiz Global Events onsite at Google

Marty Choate photo

Marty Choate

Mr
Hubb

Naomi Clare photo

Naomi Clare

CEO
Storycraft Lab

Michael Clarke photo

Michael Clarke

Director, B2B Marketing & Events – U.S. & Canada
Marriott International

Lawrence Coburn photo

Lawrence Coburn

CEO
twine (twine.nyc)

Paul Coulter photo

Paul Coulter

Director of Group Sales
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

Cynda Covert photo

Cynda Covert

Events & Tradeshow Advisor, Senior
FIS

Allison Crooker photo

Allison Crooker

Director, Event Content
VMware

Will Curran photo

Will Curran

Chief Event Einstein
Endless Events

J. Damany Daniel photo

J. Damany Daniel

Chief Imaginator
The Event Nerd

Kara Dao photo

Kara Dao

Senior Director, Client Engagement and Operations
JDC Events

Ed DiAntonio photo

Ed DiAntonio

Director of Catering and Event Management
WDW Swan and Dolphin Resort

Michael Doane photo

Michael Doane

President
Source of Knowledge

Laura Doerfler, CMP photo

Laura Doerfler, CMP

Senior Strategic Account Executive
eventcore

Eric Doyle photo

Eric Doyle

Client Solutions Manager
Evia

Holly Duckworth photo

Holly Duckworth

Ms
Leadership Solutions International

Lynn Edwards photo

Lynn Edwards

Owner
Proper Planning

Sam Eitzen photo

Sam Eitzen

CEO
Snapbar

Dahlia El Gazzar photo

Dahlia El Gazzar

Tech Evangelist
DAHLIA+ Agency

Amanda Engler photo

Amanda Engler

CEO
Amanda V Engler LLC

Paul Eschen photo

Paul Eschen

Vice President, Growth Marketing
Maritz Global Events

Melissa Fant photo

Melissa Fant

Director, Global Accounts
MCW Events

SHARON FISHER photo

SHARON FISHER

CEO/IdeaSparker
PLAY WITH A PURPOSE

Michael Frale photo

Michael Frale

Member Services Specialist
American Epilepsy Society

Natalie Fulgencio-Turner photo

Natalie Fulgencio-Turner

Co-founder/Head Curator
Common Collective

Darcy Gabriele photo

Darcy Gabriele

AE
eventcore

Kerri Garbis photo

Kerri Garbis

Founder & CEO
Ovation

Marco Giberti photo

Marco Giberti

Founder and CEO
Vesuvio Ventures

Ella Glasgow photo

Ella Glasgow

Executive Producer
Beyond Virtual Events

Cristina Graham photo

Cristina Graham

Director of Education and Professional Development
American Epilepsy Society

Phil Graham photo

Phil Graham

VP Sales
Hubb

Addie Graham-Kramer photo

Addie Graham-Kramer

Chief Executive Officer
The Event Company

Rachael Green photo

Rachael Green

CEO, Founder
The RGC Experience - Rach Green Cocktails

Jenna Gullotti photo

Jenna Gullotti

Account Manager
Digitell

Curtis Haley photo

Curtis Haley

Founder
Beyond Consulting LLC

Katie Hance photo

Katie Hance

Sr. Marketing Manager-North America and Corporate
ControlUp

Megan Henshall photo

Megan Henshall

Global Events Account Manager
Google

Emma Hilditch photo

Emma Hilditch

Content Director
Virtual Events Institute

Dominic Housiaux photo

Dominic Housiaux

Principal
Lankey & Limey Ltd. & Risky Business Resources

Jes Hudgins photo

Jes Hudgins

Director, Events & Creative Services
LaCome Events

Lisa Hufford photo

Lisa Hufford

CEO
Simplicity Consulting

Bryan Huneycutt photo

Bryan Huneycutt

President
HuneyBadger Entertainment Consulting

Ify Ifebi photo

Ify Ifebi

Founder & CEO
Vendorspace

Therese Jardine photo

Therese Jardine

Principal
Strategic Event Procurement

Jiju John photo

Jiju John

Director of Engineering and Innovation
Evia

Mark Johnson photo

Mark Johnson

CEO
eventcore

Marshall Jones photo

Marshall Jones

Vice President, Regional Sales
Prestige Global Meeting Source

Paul Jones photo

Paul Jones

Founder
Bridgio

Lauren Katz photo

Lauren Katz

Exhibits and Artifacts Program Manager
NASA HQ

Jodi B. Katzman photo

Jodi B. Katzman

Director, Events & Production
JBK Productions

Liz King Caruso photo

Liz King Caruso

CEO
techsytalk

Jennifer Kingen Kush photo

Jennifer Kingen Kush

Founder and Strategist
Kingen Kush Solutions

Michael Kophs photo

Michael Kophs

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Microsoft

Elisa Kuhar photo

Elisa Kuhar

Chief Operating Officer
Lankey & Limey Ltd. & Risky Business Resources

ELIZABETH KUNSEY, CMP photo

ELIZABETH KUNSEY, CMP

Senior Manager: Meetings and Events
American Epilepsy Society (AES)

Hilary Laney photo

Hilary Laney

Owner and CEO
Evia

Kim Lawrence photo

Kim Lawrence

CEO & Executive Producer
The Line Collective

Michelle Lee photo

Michelle Lee

Account Manager
Hubb

Linda Lindamood photo

Linda Lindamood

Vice President of Safety & Logistics
Linder Global Events

Robson Lisboa photo

Robson Lisboa

Business Development Manager
Midiacode

KiKi L'Italien photo

KiKi L'Italien

Editor-in-Chief
Association Chat

JT Long photo

JT Long

Editorial Director
Smart Meetings

Julie Lynch photo

Julie Lynch

Head of Events
F5

Allie Magyar photo

Allie Magyar

Founder & CEO
Hubb

Rae Malcham photo

Rae Malcham

Senior Technical Project Manager
Hubb

Danny Maldonado photo

Danny Maldonado

CEO
Fulcra

Maya Manciagli photo

Maya Manciagli

Strategist
Storycraft Lab

Stephen Mapes photo

Stephen Mapes

Planning & Strategy
Impact XM

Vanessa Martin photo

Vanessa Martin

Director
VM Consultoria em Eventos

Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey photo

Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

CEO
Nifty Method

Justin Martinez photo

Justin Martinez

Event & Program Coordinator / Community Engagement Manager
Technology Association of Oregon

Dacia Massengill photo

Dacia Massengill

Digital Strategist
NASA

Rachel Matthews photo

Rachel Matthews

Experience Strategist
GPJ

Oren Mauldin photo

Oren Mauldin

Client Solutions Manager
Evia

Jamie McIntire photo

Jamie McIntire

Strategic Account Executive
eventcore

Erik McKinney photo

Erik McKinney

Executive Creative Director
Impact XM

Raime Merriman photo

Raime Merriman

VP Marketing
Hubb

Laurel Miller photo

Laurel Miller

President
Seamless Event Solutions

Trevor Mitchell photo

Trevor Mitchell

Executive Director/CEO
American Mensa and the Mensa Foundation

Orlando Monge photo

Orlando Monge

Regional Vice President, Venue
Encore

James Morgan photo

James Morgan

Principal Lecturer
School of Architecture, University of Westminster

James C. Morris photo

James C. Morris

VP, Client Service
Impact XM

Shayna Moskowitz photo

Shayna Moskowitz

Director of Meetings and Event Technology
Part 2 Events

Mia Mulholland photo

Mia Mulholland


Best Buddies International

Katy Mull photo

Katy Mull

Director, Experience Strategy
Storycraft Lab

Eileen Murray photo

Eileen Murray

Executive Director
American Epilepsy Society (AES)

Anh Nguyen photo

Anh Nguyen

Principal + Founder
Spark Event Collective

Dan Noake photo

Dan Noake

Managing Partner
Hammerton Barca

Deanna Nwosu photo

Deanna Nwosu

Founder
Deanna Camille

Susan Oliver photo

Susan Oliver

Associate Executive Director, Advancement
American Epilepsy Society

Melissa Opland photo

Melissa Opland

Sr. Sponsorship Program Manager
AWS

Gail Orfanos, CMP, HMCC photo

Gail Orfanos, CMP, HMCC

Owner | Meetings and Event Planner
Go Meetings + Events, LLC

Anne Ornelas photo

Anne Ornelas

Senior Operations Manager
CASSS

Melissa Osburn-Riley photo

Melissa Osburn-Riley

Event Marketing Manager
Amazon (AWS)

Amber Owens photo

Amber Owens

Founder + Head of Activation
BrandFelt Activation

Dana Pake photo

Dana Pake

Strategists
MCW Events

Nira Paliwoda photo

Nira Paliwoda

Founder/President
Two Shes Productions

Mark Parsons photo

Mark Parsons

Managing Director
Events Intelligence

Chrissy Parsons photo

Chrissy Parsons

Strategic Account Manager
Dynamic Events

Kate Patay photo

Kate Patay

Chief Strategist
Patay Consulting

Deana Patterson photo

Deana Patterson

Promotions Manager
Pinch A Penny

Lisa Peyton photo

Lisa Peyton

Senior Marketing Manager
Hubb

SarahEmily Pina photo

SarahEmily Pina

Manager of Conferences and Trainings
National Consumer Law Center

Ann Plana photo

Ann Plana

VP, Strategic Initiatives
eventcore

Lori Pugh Marcum photo

Lori Pugh Marcum

Head of Meeting Innovation
Meeting Professionals International

Jherica Rhodes photo

Jherica Rhodes

Coordinator
MPI

Ken Roden photo

Ken Roden

Director of Customer Experience Makreting
Highspot

Rosemarie Rossetti photo

Rosemarie Rossetti

President
Rossetti Enterprises Inc.

Lizzy Rudge photo

Lizzy Rudge

Marketing Specialist
eventcore

Annette Sandler photo

Annette Sandler

Director, Live Content
AVIXA

Michael Sandler photo

Michael Sandler

VP, Sales Operations
Impact XM

Deanna Schuler photo

Deanna Schuler

Owner
Steady Course LLC

Olivia Scott photo

Olivia Scott

Founder & Principal Consultant
Omerge Alliances

Justin Searle photo

Justin Searle

Manager, Development and Industry Relations
American Epilepsy Society

Nancy Shaffer photo

Nancy Shaffer

Founder CEO
BRAVO! Events

Shelby Sherman photo

Shelby Sherman

Event Specialist
Dynamic Events

Crystal Shipps photo

Crystal Shipps

Education Operations and Development
MPI

Stephanie Siemens photo

Stephanie Siemens

Growth Marketing Associate
Iron Horse

Tim Simpson photo

Tim Simpson

Brand & Engagement Chief Strategist
Design Studio by Maritz Global Events

Sara Smith photo

Sara Smith

Event Program Manager
Microsoft

Angela Smith photo

Angela Smith

Head of Experiential Events & Field Marketing
Atlassian

Nancy Snowden photo

Nancy Snowden

Manager, Curriculum and Instructional Design
Meeting Professionals International

Yasmin Solomon photo

Yasmin Solomon

Production Management
Drawing Booth

Amanda Solon photo

Amanda Solon

Corporate Events, Senior
Epicor

Jessie States photo

Jessie States

Director, MPI Academy
Meeting Professionals International

Rachel Stephan photo

Rachel Stephan


Devon Stiles photo

Devon Stiles

Director, Strategy & Solution Design
Maritz Global Events

Elyse Stoner photo

Elyse Stoner

Founder & Chief Strategist
Fresh Perspective Consulting

Amy Street photo

Amy Street

Founder
ACS Events and Consulting Services

Elke Sudin photo

Elke Sudin

CEO
Drawing Booth

Mahider Tadesse photo

Mahider Tadesse

Founder
Hallpax

Stephanie Teichman photo

Stephanie Teichman

President
Sports Travel Management, LLC

Emily Thompson photo

Emily Thompson

Meetings & Events Planner
American Epilepsy Society

Jamie Timperley photo

Jamie Timperley

President
Dynamic Events

Lindsay Torres photo

Lindsay Torres

Account Manager
Inspira Marketing

Kat Tranzillo photo

Kat Tranzillo

Sr. Digital Event Experience Manager
Workday

Melissa Vande Kieft photo

Melissa Vande Kieft

Founder
Living in the Wait

Josh Vande Krol photo

Josh Vande Krol

Chief Operations Officer
Hubb, Inc.

Alisha Wenc photo

Alisha Wenc

Director, Educational Programs and Events
C200

Brandon Wernli photo

Brandon Wernli

President
BW Events LLC

Marcus White photo

Marcus White

Managing Member
MCW Events, LLC

Matt Wittek photo

Matt Wittek

CEO & Founder
Fill it Forward

Amanda Young photo

Amanda Young

Owner, Operator
Young Events Consulting

Arthur Zards photo

Arthur Zards

Founder
Lab Z