Look Who’s Coming


Marie Browne, Group VP, RX 

Kinsey Fabrizio, Sr. Vice President, CES and Membership, Consumer Technology Association 

Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association 

Jordan Tuchband, Group Vice President, RX Global 

Cole Daugherty, SVP, Exhibitor Marketing, Dallas Market Center 

Dan Reiss, SVP, Connectiv 

Pam Simon, Conference Chair, Connectiv 

Caron Stover, SVP, ANDMORE

Kate Youngstrom, VP Marketing, RXUS 

Kim Althoff, Senior Vice President, ISSA

Sarin Bachmann, Group Vice President, RX / JCK 

Mary Bender, Vice President of Sales, Taffy Event Strategies 

Christopher Bonifati, Senior Director, Trade Show Development, Global Pet Expo 

Chuck Bowen, Vice President, Communications, OPEI/Equip Exposition 

Jessica Blue, EVP, Emerald

Chris Brown, EVP, NAB 

Kerwin Brown, President & CEO, BEMA

Jeff Calore, Portfolio Director, Smithbucklin 

Mike Carlucci, Chief Operations Officer, Clarion Events, Inc. 

Korbi Carrison, Event VP, G2E, RX 

Richard Corbett, Operations Director, OPEI 

Evan Cox, Digital Marketing Director, Equip Exposition 

Brian Cuthbert, Group Vice President, Diversified Communications

Andrew Darmohraj, Senior Director, Conventions, National Safety Council 

Michelle Edmonson, Vice President – Exhibitions, AMT – The Assoc For Manufacturing Tech 

Sherine Farid, Associate Director, Offshore Technology Conference 

Randy Field, SVP, Marketing, Informa Markets – South Florida Ventures 

Tom Gattuso, VP, Events, SEMA

Andy Tompkins, Event Director, SEMA

Lacey Gautier, VP, Events, Natural Products, Informa Markets 

Natalie Gestetner, US Business Development, IMEX 

Andria Gibbon, Executive Director, NATDA 

Amie Gilmore, Director, Informa Markets 

Bonnie Gurney, Vice President – Strategic Partnerships, Association For Manufacturing Technology 

Kelly Helfman, President, Informa Markets Fashion 

Brenna Hensley, Event Director, Diversified Communications 

Jennifer Hoff, CEO, Taffy Event Strategies 

Kevin Holtzclaw, President & CEO, International Woodworking Fair, LLC 

Issa Jouaneh, President – Connections, Emerald

Mike Karsting, SVP of Events, World Pet Assoc. – SUPERZOO 

Dave Labuskes, CEO, AVIXA 

Debbie Langelier, Vice President, National Training and Simulation Assn 

Corey Langley, Director of Operations, NATDA 

Buffy Levy, Event Director, Smithbucklin 

Lorie Liddicoat, Director, Trade Show & Events, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association 

Eric Lisman, Senior Development Advisor, Informa 

Karen Malone, Head Event Strategies, HIMSS 

Meghan Margewicz, Event Director, Luxury 

Vic Mason, President, World Pet Assoc. – SUPERZOO 

Jaime McAuley, Event Director, RX Global 

Rick McConnell, CEO, Trifecta Collective

MJ McGrath, Marketing Director, RX | JCK & Luxury 

Daniel McKinnon, EVP, Exhibitions, MHI 

Ed McNeill, Senior Vice President, Informa Markets – Premiere Show Group 

Stacey Mills, Head of Global Expo Operations, IAAPA

Michelle Metter, Partner, Fast Forward Events

Kellie Shevlin, VP, Sales & Marketing, Fast Forward Events 

Samantha Nagel, Sr. Marketing Director, RX Global 

Ed Nichols, Director, Informa

Lexy Olisko, Vice President, Expositions, PRINTING United Alliance 

Kris Osterbusch, Director, PSP/Deck Expo, Informa Markets 

John Paxton, CEO, MHI 

Alan Peterson, Senior Vice President, PPAI 

Jeff Pressman, President & CEO, ConvExx 

Gina Quevedo, OTC Senior Marketing and Brand Manager, Offshore Technology Conference 

Rochelle Richardson, SVP, AVIXA / InfoComm 

Caitlin Rodgers, Director of Marketing, Winsight Exhibitions 

Leigh Ann Runyan, Executive Director, Offshore Technology Conference 

Cindy Sample, Director of Operations, NAMM 

Mary Beth Shaughnessy, Event Vice President, RX North America 

Blake Swango, VP, Trade Show and Membership, American Sportfishing Association 

Dana Teague, Senior Vice President, Strategic Markets, Informa Markets 

Kevin Thornton, SVP, Informa Markets

Diane Tiberio, VP Marketing, American Pet Products Association 

Ellen Tucker, Vice President, Revenue & Expositions, PPAI 

Michael Turnbull, Vice President Marketing, IWF Atlanta 

Christen Tye, Education Manager, Informa Markets/ World of Concrete 

Troy Winebrenner, Trade Show Director, Equip Exposition 

Jamie Zarda, Senior Manager, Offshore Technology Conference 

Charlotte Zilke, Sr Director of Membership & Conventions, Helicopter Association International 

Eric Zito, Vice President, Business Development, North American Meat Institute 

Melodie Anderson, Senior Director, Meeting & Exhibit Experiences, Institute of Food Technologists 

Stephanie Beringhele, VIP Buyer Relations Director, Emerald 

Tom Cindric, President, Exhibitions, Winsight LLC 

Mike Grant, SVP Operations Group, RX 

Summer Graziano, Vice President of Marketing, NAVC 

Khris Harris, CEM, Convention Events Manager, Dallas Safari Club 

Anna Horn, Director, Operations, Informa Markets 

Liz Irving, President, Clarion Events North America

Lori Jenks, SVP, Event Operations, Access Intelligence 

Lisa Liu, Marketing Manager, Informa Markets 

Ken McAvoy, President, South Florida Ventures & EVP, Informa Markets 

Charlie McCurdy, Non-Executive Chairman, Informa Markets Plc 

John Mlynczak, President and CEO, NAMM 

Samantha Moore, Sr. Dir., Mtgs & Edu., Dir. Tradeshow Op, American Bakers Association/IBIE 

Elli Riley, Vice President Events & Exhibits, HIMSS 

Melissa Schilling, Managing Director, Exhibitions & Confere, NSSF 

Veronika Sonsev, Co-Founder, CommerceNext 

Joe Sorrentino, SVP, Live Events, NAVC 

Karalynn Sprouse, Executive Vice President, Emerald 

Mark Subers, President – Events and Exposition, PRINTING United Alliance 

Kristin Torres, Executive Director, Meetings & Events, National Cattlemen’s Beef Assn 

Roy Turner, SVP, Surf Expo, Emerald

Yancy Weinrich, President, CloserStill Media 

Jackie Williams, Event Director, RX 

Sarah Wilson, Vice President, Sales, Emerald

Jacy Barker, Sr. Director, Marketing Services, RX 

Edwina Kulego, VP, International & Men’s, Informa Markets Fashion 

Jennifer Rosen, Group Marketing Director, Questex 

April Walsh, Vice President, US Vet & New Ventures, CloserStill Media 

Stuart Ruff-Lyon, Chief Events & Sales Officer, RIMS, Rims 

Jessica Blue, Executive Vice President, Emerald 

Eva Walsh, EVP, Leasing & New Business, Dallas Market Center

Jill Cunningham, VP of Leasing, Dallas Market Center

Leigh Ann Cindric, VP, Convention Plant Creations

Andreu David, VP, SOURCING at MAGIC, Informa Markets

Amanda Gochee, Vice President, Marketing Strategy, Clarion Events

Christina Henderson, Event Director, Diversified Communications

Karishma Lulla, Director of Marketing, Emerald

Stefanie Minuto, Senior Marketing Manager, RX

Katja Teichmann, Marketing Manager, CommerceNext

Justine Hubbard, Executive Assistant, SEMA


Robert Caldwell, Founding Partner, 42Chat 

Chuck Elias, CEO & Co-founder, 42Chat 

Jose Lopez, VP Trade Show Division, AFR Furniture Rental 

Diana Warren Gonzalez, National Account Executive, AFR Furniture Rental 

Heather McDonald, National Sales Manager, Caesars Entertainment 

Dustin Arnheim, SVP, Sales & Client Services, Choose Chicago 

Cahal Mowery, Vice President Sales, Choose Chicago 

Carrie Ferenac, Co-Founder & President, CNTV 

Marcelo Zolessi, Co-Founder & CEO, CNTV 

Pat Fallon, VP Business Development, CompuSystems 

Robert Colvin, COO, Connections Housing 

Kenneth Ferreira, Vice President, Client Solutions, Convention Data Services 

Mara Kolter, Vice President, Business Development, Convention Data Services 

Ian Twentey, Vice President, Business Development, Convention Data Services 

Larry Grossenbacher, President, CSI Worldwide 

Bobby Lee, CEO, CSI Worldwide 

Patrick Putzer, VP Sales, Emerald Carpets

Suzanne Guice, Inside Sales Coordinator, Event Transportation Systems, Inc. 

Carson Hotard, Vice President, Event Transportation Systems, Inc. 

Eric Hotard, President and CEO, Event Transportation Systems, Inc. 

Richard Curran, CEO / President, EXPO Convention Contractors, Inc. 

Wendy Freiwald, Global Director of Business Strategies, Expocad 

Jeffrey Hoffend, VP National Sales, Fern 

Angi Van Berg, Senior National Sales Manager, Fern 

Paul Cunniffe, SVP, Business Development, Freeman 

Blythe Hess, SVP Business Development, Freeman 

Jen Paine Pekowski, SVP Business Development, Freeman 

Bob Priest-Heck, Chief Executive Officer, Freeman 

Vince Almoina, National Sales Manager, Georgia World Congress Center 

Chuck Grouzard, EVP – Business Development, GES 

Jeff Quade, EVP – Exhibitions, GES 

Julie Smith, CEM-AP, CTA, SVP, Business Development, GES 

Rose Dubrovich, Vice President of Business Development, GES/onPeak 

Carol Motley, Senior Vice President, Sales & Services, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau 

David Sargent, Director of Trade Show and Convention Sales, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority 

John Schreiber, Vice President Business Sales, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority 

Lisa Phelps, Sales Executive, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority 

Nick Cordaro, President, LVE 

Lou Tassone, VP Business Development, LVE 

Ben Dunlap, Regional VP, Map Your Show

Jerry Gildea, Chief Sales Officer, Map Your Show 

Justin Post, Regional Vice President, Map Your Show 

Brian Crum, VP Onsite, SaaS and Project Services, Maritz 

Robin Murphy, Strategic Solutions Director, Maritz 

Samantha Butler, Strategic Sales Executive, Maritz  

Jen Mitchell, VP, Business Development, MCI USA 

Chris Williams, SVP, Registration & Housing, MCI USA 

Ernest Stovall, VP of Sales, MGM Resorts International 

Steve Walker, Executive Director of City-Wide Sales, MGM Resorts International 

Veronica Medina, Director of Citywide and Entertainment, MGM Resorts International 

Sallee Pavlovich, Vice President, Corporate & Trade Shows, New Orleans & Company 

Tim Hemphill, Chief Commercial Officer, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 

Elaine Williams, Senior Director of Sales and Events, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 

Elizabeth McEntee, Vice President, onPeak 

Eric Blanc, Deputy Director, Orange County Convention Center 

David Hofflich, President, Oscar & Associates 

Chandra Allison, SVP of Strategy & Growth, OVG360 

Greg O’Dell, President, OVG360 Venue Management, OVG360 

Ryan Brich, COO, Quest Events 

Russ Callahan, Vice President Sales and Operations, Quest Events 

Lee Dunlap, Founder / CEO, Quest Events 

Jerelle Gordon, Director of Sales Engagement and Events, Resorts World Las Vegas 

Jeremy Worrell, National Sales Manager, Resorts World Las Vegas 

Megan Martin, Director of Partnerships & Events, Sessionboard

Kevin Belanger, Senior Vice President, Tradeshow Sales, Shepard 

Michael Guillory, Vice President Marketing & Communication, The Expo Group 

Randy Pekowski, President & CEO, The Expo Group 

Richard Simon, President & CEO, United Service Companies 

Katrina Lindsey, National Sales Manager, Venetian Las Vegas 

Sean Morris, Vice President of Sales, Venetian Las Vegas 

Dan Gallagher, Director of Sports Sales, Visit Atlantic City 

Gary Musich, Vice President, Sales, Visit Atlantic City 

Mike Waterman, Chief Sales Officer, Visit Orlando 



Marie Browne, Incoming Chair, IAEE 

Nicole Bowman MBA, CEM, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, IAEE

Julie Kagy, Director of Operations, ESCA 

Vincent Polito, CEO, SISO