Look Who’s Coming

September 27-29, 2017 Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, CA REGISTER NOW!

The guest list of the top show organizers is growing for the September 27-29 Trade Show Executive (TSE) Gold 100 Awards & Summit at the Ritz-Carlton in fabulous Half Moon Bay, CA. Delegates will take part in a full slate of education sessions and networking events during the countdown to the Gold 100 Awards Dinner and its annual salute to the largest and best-run trade shows of 2016.

Attendees:

  • Kim Althoff, ISSA, Director of Conventions & Meetings
  • Theresa Anthony, National Confectioners Association, Senior Director, Expo
  • Ford Bowers, SGIA, President & CEO
  • Stefanie Brown, American Wind Energy Association, Vice President, Education &
  • Conferences
  • Kerwin Brown, BEMA, President & CEO
  • Tony Calanca, UBM, Executive Vice President
  • Camille Candella, Emerald Expositions, VP, Sales & Marketing
  • Thomas Carbott, MHI, Senior Vice President- Exhibitions
  • Kimberly Carcone, The Toy Association, Vice President, Market Events
  • Karen Chupka, CTA, SVP CES & Corporate Business Strategy
  • Daniela Ciocan, Cosmoprof North America, Marketing Director
  • Darel Cook, PPAI, Director
  • Andy Cunningham, Cunningham Collective, Founder & President
  • Cassandra Farrington, Marijuana Business Daily, Co-Founder & CEO
  • Kelly Fox, IFT, SVP
  • Leslie Gallin, UBM, President, Footwear
  • Lacey Gautier, New Hope Network/Informa, Show Director
  • Karen Gebhart, Helicopter Association International, VP Business Development
  • Lisa Goecke Malikow, National Restaurant Association, Senior Director, Tradeshows
  • Mike Grant, Reed Exhibitions, SVP Operations
  • Elena Grant, Taffy Events, Vice President, Marketing
  • Shelly Gray, UBM, Vice President Housing, Venues & Travel
  • Kevin Holtzclaw, International Woodworking Fair, President & CEO
  • Eric Horn, Cosmoprof North America, Trade Show Director
  • Lori Jenks, Emerald Expositions, SVP Operations
  • Katie Kirsch, Girls Driving for a Difference, Co-Founder
  • Marie Knight, AmericasMart Atlanta, Vice President
  • Shannon Leggett, Leggett Exhibitions LLC, CEO
  • Buffy Levy, SmithBucklin, Director, Events
  • Maria Lewis, Archery Trade Association, Senior Director of Trade Show and Member
  • David Loechner, EMERALD EXPOSITIONS, President and CEO
  • Douglas Lugo, Informa Exhibitions, Show Director
  • Karen Malone, HIMSS, VP Meetings & Sales
  • Hadley McClellan, Offshore Technology Conference, Senior Manager
  • Peter McGrath, Freeman, SVP Creative
  • Jason McGraw, CTS, CAE, InfoComm, Sr. Vice President of Expositions
  • Kristen McKercher, Informa, Director
  • Robert McLean, PPAI, EVP
  • Susan McSorley, AAOS, Director, Conventions, Meetings, Courses
  • Terri Meyer, CMA Planners, President/CEO
  • Jo Ann Miller-Marshall, AmericasMart Atlanta, Executive Vice President
  • Stephen Miner, Solar Energy Trade Shows, President/CEO
  • Michelle Moore, Lightfair International, Executive Director, Conference
  • Ed Nichols, SouthComm, Vice President – Events
  • Bill O’Connor, Autodesk, Innovation Strategist
  • Don Pazour, Access Intelligence, President & CEO
  • Steve Pitt, National Automobile Dealers Association, SVP cONVENTIONS & EXPOS
  • Vincent Polito, mdg, Principal
  • Jeff Pressman, ConvExx, President & CEO
  • Rochelle Richardson, Lightfair International, Vice President
  • John Riddle, Riddle & Associates, President
  • Elli Riley, HIMSS, Senior Director Exhibits & Meetings
  • Alida Roberts, IRL Events, Senior Operations Manager
  • Annie Rotberg, American Pet Products Association, Director/Attendee Services
  • Cindy Sample, NAMM, Director of Operations
  • Larry Schur, All Baby & Child Corporation, President
  • Michele Scott, Arbonne, Sr. Director
  • Stephanie Selesnick, International Trade Information, Inc., President
  • Warren Sellers, Sellers Expositions, President
  • Doug Solomon, IDEO, Innovation Consultant
  • Karalynn Sprouse, Emerald Expositions, EVP
  • John Starkey, U.S Poultry & Egg Association (IPPE), President
  • Michelle Swayze, Informa – The Int’l Surface Event, Senior Marketing Manager
  • Gary Thuro, SOLAR ENERGY TRADE SHOWS, Vice President Marketing and Sales
  • Joe Valentino, National Safety Council, Exhibit Manager
  • Heidi Voorhees, AVIXA, COO
  • Sandy Voss, Informa Exhibitions, Vice President, Exhibition Services
  • Nancy Walsh, Reed Exhibitions, President
  • Chuck Wellard, CAE, American Bakers Association, Senior Vice President-Operations
  • Patricia Whitaker, AAOS -Am Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Exhibits Manager
  • Jim Wulfekuhle, International Woodworking Fair, Vice President Sales & Marketing
  • Anna Zammataro, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Director, Exhibitions

Sponsors:

  • Bill Anderson, Rosemont Convention & Tourism Bureau, Executive Director
  • Dawn Archambault-Perry, Freeman, VP, Brand Experience
  • Larry Arnaudet, ESCA, Executive Director
  • David Audrain, SISO, Executive Director
  • Aidan Augustin, Feathr, President
  • Darrell Baker, Choose Chicago, Vice President Sales, Tradeshows
  • Bliss Beasley, Expomarkit Media Group, Vice President
  • Joseph Beck, Experient, Onsite Deployment Manager
  • Damon Bell, Georgia World Congress Center, Sr. Director of Convention Sales
  • Aaron Bludworth, Fern, CEO
  • Anna Breedlove, Feathr, Data Evangelist
  • Deanna Burgess, MGM Resorts International, Executive Director of Citywide
  • Gregg Caren, SMG, Executive Vice President
  • Angi Carr, a2z, Inc, COO
  • Judy Chambers, LVCVA, Sales Executive
  • Michael Cox, Fern, Executive Vice President
  • Nancy DeBrosse, Experient, Sr VP Strategic Account Mgmt
  • Tom Dolan, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, Director of Citywide Sales
  • Terence Donnelly, Experient, Vice President
  • David DuBois, IAEE, President and CEO
  • Rosemarie Dubrovich, OnPeak, VP Business Development
  • Al Dyess, PRG, CEO
  • Stephanie Everett, Exposition Development Company, COO & Partner
  • Pat Fallon, Compusystems, VP Business Development
  • Carrie Ferenac, CNTV, Co-Founder & President
  • Jerry Gildea, Map Your Show, VP of Sales
  • Diana Gonzalez, AFR Trade Show & Event Furnishings, National Account Manager
  • Adam Gordon, LVCVA, Sales Executive
  • Jerelle Gordon, The Venetian | The Palazzo | Sands Expo, National Sales Manager
  • Kai Hattendorf, UFI, Managing Director
  • Josh Haynie, Freeman, Business Development Vice President
  • Tim Hemphill, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention, Vice President Sales andMarketing
  • Jeffrey Hoffend, Fern, VP National Sales
  • David Hofflich, Oscar & Assoc., President/Owner
  • Kathy Hogan, Orange County Convention Center, Assistant Director of Sales
  • Michael Howe, onPeak, EVP
  • Rajiv Jain, a2z, Inc, CEO
  • Julie Kagy, ESCA, Director of Education
  • Jim Kelley, PRG, Vice President Sales & Industry Relation
  • Don Kline, Map Your Show, CEO
  • Mara Kolter, Convention Data Services, Business Development Manager
  • David Lawton, Convention Data Services, Executive Vice President of Sales
  • Jose Lopez, AFR Trade Show Furnishings, VP Trade Show Division
  • Jackie MacPherson, CompuSystems, Inc, Senior Director of Business Development
  • Beth McEntee-Rome, onPeak, VP, Business Development
  • Chris Meyer, CEM, CMP, LVCVA, Vice President of Global Business Sales
  • Robin Murphy, Experient, Strategic Sales Executive
  • Gary Musich, Meet AC, Vice President, Sales
  • Sallee Pavlovich, New Orleans CVB, Dir of Corporate & Trade Show Sales
  • Bob Priest-Heck, Freeman, President
  • Jeff Quade, GES, Chief Sales Officer
  • Michael Reynolds, Meet AC, National Account Director
  • Richard Simon, United Service Companies, President / CEO
  • Julie Smith, GES, Senior VP Exhibition Sales
  • Kent Stanton, The Venetian | The Palazzo | Sands Expo, National Sales Manager
  • Eric Steigerwald, Mandalay Bay, Associate Director of Sales
  • Jay Tokosch, Core-apps, CEO
  • Mary Trainor, CMAC, Business Manager
  • Angi Van Berg, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Vice President of TradeShow Sales
  • David Whitaker, Choose Chicago, President & CEO
  • Chris Williams, CompuSystems, President
  • Susie Wilson, EXPOCAD by A.C.T. Inc., Vice President Sales & Marketing
  • Candice Wright, United Security Service, Managing Director
  • Mark Zimmerman, Georgia World Congress Center, Sr. Business Consultant
  • Marcelo Zolessi, CNTV, Co-Founder & CEO