Look Who’s Coming

TSE Gold 100 Show Organizers 

Kim Althoff, Sr. Vice President, ISSA

Mike Annunziato, Sales, RX GLOBAL

Anitha Atkins, Director, Meeting & Events, American Public Transportation Association

Sarin Bachmann, GVP, RX

Amy Bartz-Simmons, Sales Director, AWFS

Christina Bell, Show Director, Clarion Events

Mary Bender, Vice President of Sales & Customer Service, Taffy Event Strategies

Lisa Berry, VP- Gift and Souvenir, Clarion Events

Alex Boehnke, Executive Director, Ohio Energy and Convenience Association

Marie Browne, Group Vice President, RX Global

Camille Candella, Group Vice President, Emerald

Jason Carignan, President, TPE

Mike Carlucci, Executive Vice President, Clarion Events, Inc.

Jane Carragee-McDermott, Owner/President – Show Director, ECMA/NYSCC Suppliers’ Day

Korbi Carrison, Event VP, G2E, RX

Randi Cavitt, Manager, Exposition Services, AVIXA

Zane Clark, CEO, SAMPE NA

Tony Conant, CEO, American Rental Association

Andreu David, Vice President, Informa Markets Fashion

David DuBois, President and CEO, IAEE

Cassandra Farrington, Co-Founder, MJBiz

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

Fernando Fischer, President of Americas, RX

Christina Garneski, VP, Meetings and Membership Services, American Public Transportation Association

Geraldine Gatehouse, Ambassador, IMEX Group

Tom Gattuso, Vice President, Events, SEMA – Specialty Equipment Market Association

Lacey Gautier VP, Events, Informa Markets

Judy Geller, Vice President, PSMJ Resources

Priscila Gilburg, VP of Leasing, IMC

Amie Gilmore, Director, Informa Markets

Mark Golden, CEO, AACC

Mike Grant, SVP Operations, RX Global

Tiffany Hale, Expo Manager, National FFA Organization

Nicole Hallada, Senior Vice President, Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Molly Hamill, Director, Exhibit Sales & Operations, NAVC

Christine Hammes, Vice President Association Services/Events, American Rental Association

Ellie Hansen, Trade Show Director, TPE

Christopher Harar, President, NTP Events

Nicole Harris, President & CEO,  National Glass Association

Courtney Hazirjian, Director, Content, Informa

Kelly Helfman, President, Informa Markets Fashion

Dana Hicks, Group Director, Informa Markets

Kate Holden, Marketing Director, IBEX

Audra Jones, Director of Events, Professional Beauty Association

Marie Knight, VP Tradeshow Sales, IMC

Warren Kosikov, Vice President, Sales, SEMA – Specialty Equipment Market Association

David Labuskes, CEO, AVIXA

Neeta Lakhani, Director of Convention Operations & Meetings, SAMPE

Erin Layton, Show Manager, ECMA LLP

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

Eric Lisman, Senior Development Advisor, Informa

Carman Long, VP, Events, Education, Certification & Workforce Development, ACMA

Karen Malone, Head of Strategy, HIMSS

Meghan Margewicz, Event Director, RX Global

Rick McConnell, CEO, Trifecta Collective

Erin McDonald, Marketing Director, Informa Markets Fashion

Sara McDonough, Event Director, JIS Events

Sara McGinness, Director, Venues and Hotels, Informa Tech

MJ McGrath, Marketing Director, RX USA

Daniel McKinnon, EVP, Exhibitions, MHI

Diane McNeill, Director, Informa Markets

Edward McNeill, Vice President, Informa

Lismany Medina, Director of Marketing, METALCON

Stacey Mills, Senior Director, Conference & Trade Show Operations, IAAPA

Melissa Montes, Vice President AXN & WWIN, DEIB Business Lead, Clarion Events

Lorri Monty, Director of Operations, SEMA – Specialty Equipment Market Association

Jennifer Muna, Vice President, Market Operations, International Market Centers

Mary Pemberton, Vice President of Sales, MJBiz

Fran Pennella, Event Vice President, RX GLOBAL

Steven  Pomerantz, Sr. Marketing Manager, Informa Markets

Kemer Poteete, CMO, Sierra Live Productions

Liza Rapay, Head of Marketing, BolognaFiere USA

Elli Riley, Vice President Events & Exhibition, HIMSS

Kim Roehricht, Trade Show Director, AWFS

Kristina Rogers, Vice President, ReedPop

John Rozum, Sr. Director of Ag and Utility Events and Expositions, Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Jordan Rudow, Vice President, Informa

Hervé Sedky, President & CEO, Emerald

Josh Sharp, CEO, Illinois Fuel and Retail Association

Charles Sobey, President, ChannelScience

Roxana Sobey, Director of Customer Relations, ChannelScience

Joe Sorrentino, Senior Vice President, Live Events, NAVC

Elizabeth Spivak, Chief Sales Officer, World Pet Association

Karalynn Sprouse, EVP, Emerald

Cindy Squires, President & CEO, American Composites Manufacturers Association

Frank Stasiowski, CEO, Metalcon

Caron Stover, Senior Vice President-  Leasing, International Market Centers

Chris Strong, SVP – Events, NBAA

Mark Swagerty, Director Of Sales, PSMJ Resources

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

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

Kevin Thornton, Senior Vice President, Informa Markets – Construction Group

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

Christen Tye, Education Manager, Informa

Jess Tyler, SVP Events & Sales, MJBiz

Lauren Van Rensburg, Marketing Director, JIS Events

Yancy Weinrich, President, North America, CloserStill Media

Jackie Williams, Event Director, RX

Sarah Wilson, Group Show Director, Emerald X

Melissa Wolpert, Vice President- Meetings, Conventions & Expositions, National Automobile Dealers Association

Jamie Zarda, Senior Manager, Offshore Technology Conference

Karen Zisko, Director of Registration, SEMA – Specialty Equipment Market Association

 

TSE Gold 100 Associations

Larry Arnaudet, Executive Director, Exhibition Services & Contractors Association

Kai Hattendorf, CEO, UFI

Vincent Polito, CEO/Managing Director, SISO/mdg

 

TSE Gold 100 Sponsors 

Kim Allison, Senior Director, Convention Sales, Georgia World Congress Center

Vince Almoina, National Sales Manager, Georgia World Congress Center

Anthony Bartolomeo, VP, Client Relationships, Freeman

Ray Baum, Director of Business Development, Custom Registration

Karla Bauman, Vice President, Sales, Maritz Global Events

Donna Bellantone, SVP, Freeman

Anne Bergen, CMP, CEM, National Account Director, Meet AC

Eric  Blanc, Deputy Director, Orange County Convention Center

Robert  Caldwell, Founding Partner / CRO, 42Chat

Nick Cordaro, President, Complete Show Services

Michael Cox, Executive Vice President, Fern

Paul Cunniffe, SVP, Business Development, Freeman

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

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

Carrie Ferenac, Co-Founder and President, CNTV

Christine Flanagan, SVP Operations and Business Development, Informa Markets

Wendy Freiwald-Kirkland, Global Director of Business Strategies, EXPOCAD

Caroline Gardner, Sales Account Executive, CNTV

Chris Garner, VP, Sales, A2Z by Personify

Jerry Gildea, VP of Sales, Map Your Show

Brett Glatfelter, Directory of Exhibitor Engagement, Map Your Show

Diana Gonzalez, National Account Executive, AFR Furniture Rental

Jerelle Gordon, Director of National Accounts, Resorts World

Danielle Grossenbacher, VP Customer Experience, CSI Worldwide

Larry Grossenbacher, President, CSI Worldwide

Nancy Hallberg, Co-Owner, Connections Housing

Sandi Harvey, Vice President of Sales, Meet AC

Veronica Hayes, Director of Citywide and Entertainment Sales, MGM Resorts International

Tim Hemphill, Vice President Sales, Marketing & Events, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

David Hofflich, President, Oscar & Associates

Carson Hotard, Enterprise Development Manager, Event Transportation Systems, Inc.

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

Tamara Jones, Senior Director, Conventions & Tradeshows, Choose Chicago

Don Kline, CEO, Map Your Show LLC

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

Marie-Elaine Lemire, Director, Business Development & Strategy, Sherpa Solutions

Katrina Lindsey, National Sales Manager – Tradeshow, The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

David Loechner, Managing Director, Berkery Noyes Investment Bank

Charlene Lopez, Vice President of Sales, Discover Atlanta

Jose Lopez, VP Trade Show Segment, AFR Furniture Rental

Kristin Marano, CFO, United Service Companies

Beth McEntee-Rome, Vice President, onPeak

John McGovern, CEO & Owner, Grimes, McGovern & Associates

Jen Mitchell, VP, Business Development, MCI

Sean Morris, Vice President of Sales, The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

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

James Mundo, Videographer/Editor, CNTV

Jamie Murdock, Managing Vice President, Sales, Maritz Global Events

Robin Murphy, Strategic Solutions Director, Maritz Global Events

Ann Olson, SVP, Business Development, GES

Marco Parrotto, Vice President, Sales, Complete Show Services

Sheenagh Parrotto, Account Executive, Complete Show Services

Raju Patel, CEO, eShow

Sallee Pavlovich, Vice President, National Accounts & Trade Show, New Orleans & Company

Randy Pekowski, President & COO, The Expo Group

Lisa Phelps, Sales Executive, LVCVA

Toby Purdy, Chief Sales Officer, The Expo Group

Jeff Quade, EVP – Exhibitions, GES

Rochelle Richardson, Senior Vice President, AVIXA

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

Rick Simon, President & CEO, United Service Companies

Julie Smith, Senior Vice President, Business Development, GES – Global Experience Specialists

Ernest Stovall, Vice President of Sales, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Dakota Thurow, Content Manager, CNTV

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

Angi Van Berg, Senior National Sales Manager, Fern

Jenny Van Riper, VP, Sales, Maritz Global Events

John Wahle, Enterprise Vice President, Technology, Maritz Global Events

Steve Walker, Executive Director of Sales, MGM Resorts International

Mike Waterman, Chief Sales Officer, Visit Orlando

David Whitaker, President and CEO, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau

Chris Williams, SVP, Registration & Housing, MCI USA

Jeremy Worrell, National Sales Manager, Resorts World Las Vegas

Marcelo Zolessi  Co-Founder and CEO, CNTV

 

TSE Staff 

Rick Simon, Chairman & President, TSE, and CEO, United Service Companies

Gabrielle Weiss, Vice President & Editor-in-Chief 

Marlene Goldman, Executive Editor

Carri Jensen, Director of Research 

Michele Nebel Peake, Meeting Planner 

Maddy Ryley, Associate Editor 

Carson Stoolmiller, Assistant Editor, Research 

Enrique De Jesus, Event Assistant 

Danielle Lucifero, MCI Sales on behalf of TSE 

Candice Wright, Manager, United Security Services

 

Attendees:

Kim Althoff, Vice President Sales, Trade Shows & Publications, ISSA

Greg Appler, Managing Director, Brand & Strategic Marketing, American Institute of Architects

Marla Barnes, VP of North America Energy Group, Clarion Events

Carlos Baudett, Director, Trade Expositions International Council of Shopping Centers

Randy Bauler, Corporate Relations & Exhibits Director, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Caitlyn Bonarrigo, Director of Client Services, Dolaher Events

Marian Bossard, EVP Global Market Events, The Toy Association, Inc.

Colleen Boyden, Senior Director, Operations Reed Exhibitions

Todd Brockman, CEO, Xperiential

Howard Britt, President/CEO, Premiere Show Group

Kerwin Brown, President/CEO, Bakery Equipment Manufacturers & Allieds

Marie Browne, Group Vice President, Reed Exhibitions

Tony Calanca, Executive Vice President, Informa Markets

Camille Candella, Vice President, Emerald Expositions

Kimberly Carcone, Vice President, Market Events, The Toy Association, Inc.

Korbi Carrison, Event Director, Global Gaming Expo/Reed Exhibitions

Bill Charles, CIO, Emerald Expositions

Kathy Compton, Senior Vice President Brand & Engagement, American Institute of Architects

Darel Cook, Director, Promotional Products Association International

Andrew Darmohraj, Executive Vice President & COO, American Pet Products Association

Krista Dill, Sales Director, Emerald Expositions

Chris Dolnack, Senior VP & CMO, National Shooting Sports Foundation

Lori Douglass, COO, ELEV8

Challen Edwards, CFO, Taffy Event Strategies

Nora Ellingwood, Vice President Operations, Informa Markets

Christine Flanagan, Vice President of Operations, Reed Exhibitions

Julie Freedman, Operations Director, Emerald Expositions

Tom Gattuso, VP of Events, Specialty Equipment Market Association

Lacey Gautier, Group Show Director, Natural Products/Informa Markets

Karen Gebhart, VP Business Development, Helicopter Association International

Howard Gelb, Vice President of Sales, Informa Markets

Sherry Gendel, Manager: Exhibition Services, Radiological Society of North America

Ami Gilchrist, Operations Manager, Emerald Expositions

Mike Grant, Senior Vice President, Operations, Reed Exhibitions NA

Cathy Griffith, Vice President, Operations, Emerald Expositions

Hayley Haggarty, General Manager, AMG Anaheim/Informa Markets

Courtney Harold, VP, Sales and Marketing, World Pet Association

Mary Pat Heftman, Vice Chairman, National Restaurant Association/Winsight Exhibitions

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

David Irizarry Jr, Vice President, KDI Technologies

Sherry Johnson, Vice President – Business Advancement, AmericanHort

Debbie Langelier, Vice President, National Training & Simulation Association

Douglas Lugo, Director, Informa Markets

Alice Mathu, Vice President of Exhibitions, Conferences & Sales, IAAPA

Ken McAvoy, EVP Corporate Development, Informa Markets

Hadley McClellan, Senior Manager, Offshore Technology Conference

Sara McGinness, Operations Director, Informa Markets

Robert McLean, Senior Vice President, Promotional Products Association International

Susan McSorley, Director, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Bill Miller, General Manager, Specialty Equipment Market Association

Heidi Mitchell, Senior Trade Show Manager, National Safety Council

Manolita Moore, VP of Exhibit Sales & Operations, North American Veterinary Community

Jacinthe Moreau, President, World Pet Association

Nath Morris, Executive VP, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association

Courtney Muller, Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer, Clarion UX

Dan Moylan, Director of Trade Show Sales, National Association of Music Merchants

Paula November, Event Vice President, Reed Exhibitions

Kristi Ortoli, Senior Operations Manager, Emerald Expositions

Courtney Easton, Director of Marketing, National Business Aviation Association

Jennifer Pelkey, Senior Marketing Director, Emerald Expositions

Steve Pitt, Senior VP, Conventions & Expositions, National Automobile Dealers Association

Vinnie Polito, Director, VP International

Steven Pomerantz, Senior Marketing Manager, Informa Markets

Jeff Pressman, President & CEO, ConvExx

Carolyn Rauch, Executive Vice President, Dolaher Events

Rochelle Richardson, Senior Vice President, AVIXA, Inc.

John Riddle, President/Owner, Riddle and Associates

Tiffany Roe, Show Manager, Informa Markets

Cindy Sample, Director of Operations, National Association of Music Merchants

Joel Sanchez, VP of Business Development, Xperiential

Gary Shapiro, President & CEO, Consumer Technology Association

Kim Shaw, Show Manager, Informa Markets

Karalynn Sprouse, Executive Vice President, Emerald Expositions

William Steinbach, Sales Manager, National Safety Council

Kaitlin Stewart, Manager, Trade Show Operations/Global Pet Expo

Michelle Swayze, Senior Marketing Manager, Informa Markets

Kevin Thornton, Vice President of Operations, Informa Markets

Andy Tompkins, Director of Marketing & Communications National Association of Music Merchants

Dan Valha, Senior Vice President of Events & Exhibits, North American Veterinary Community

Heidi Voorhees, COO, AVIXA, Inc.

Lisa Wagner, CFO, Solar Energy Trade Shows

Paige Watkins, Senior VP, Sitework Associates, Inc.

Melanie Weiner, Director of Operations, Informa Markets

Yancy Weinrich, Senior Vice President, Reed Exhibitions

Patricia Whitaker, Exhibits & Sponsorship Manager American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

William Wise, Group VP, Security Portfolio, Reed Exhibitions

Lisa Wagner, CFO, Solar Energy Trade Shows

Sponsors:

Mindy Abel, Senior Vice President, Visit Anaheim

Jay Altizer, President, GES North America, GES

Bill Anderson, General Manager, Rosemont Convention Tourism Bureau

Steve Anderson, EVP, Strategic Business Development, Freeman

Laurent Arnaudet, Executive Director, Exhibition Services & Contractors Association

Otilia Ayats-Mas, Director, Marketing Communications, GES

Darrell Baker, Vice President Sales, Trade Shows, Choose Chicago

Bliss Beasley, Business Development, CMAC/Expomarkit

Aaron Bludworth, President & CEO, Fern

Nick Cordaro, President, Las Vegas Expo

Gregg Caren, Executive Vice President, SMG

Michael Cox, Executive Vice President, Fern

Wayne Crawford, VP Sales, Community Brands/Core-apps

David DuBois, President and CEO, International Association of Exhibitions & Events

Rose Dubrovich, Vice President Business Development, onPeak, a GES company

Patrick Espinoza, Director of Sales, Caesars Entertainment

Pat Fallon, VP of Business Development, CompuSystems

Carrie Ferenac, President & Co-Founder, CNTV

Roger Freeman, Business Development, Eastern Region, Visit Fort Worth

Don Freeman, Chairman, Freeman

Wendy Freiwald-Kirkland, Global Director of Business Strategies, EXPOCAD

Jeff Fugate, Senior VP Sales & Marketing, Experient, A Maritz Global Events Company

Jerry Gildea, VP Sales, Map Your Show

Diana Gonzalez, VP of Midwest Sales, AFR Furniture Rental

Adam Gordon, Sales Executive, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

Jerelle Gordon, National Sales Manager, The Venetian Resort

Chuck Grouzard, Executive VP of Exhibition Sales, GES

Darlene Gudea-Zeitoune, President Emeritus, Trade Show Executive

Jennifer Halze, Event Marketing Manager, Freeman

Timothy Hemphill, Vice President Sales & Marketing, New Orleans Ernest N. Convention Center

Jeffrey Hoffend, VP National Sales, Fern

David Hofflich, President, Oscar & Associates

Michael Howe, Executive Vice President, onPeak, a GES company

Mandy Hull, Director of Marketing, Map Your Show

Andrew Kantner, Digital Sales Engineer, Freeman

Don Kline, CEO, Map Your Show

Mara Kolter, Business Development Manager, Convention Data Services

Michael Kruppe, General Manager, Shanghai New International Expo Centre

David Lawton, Chief Sales Officer, Convention Data Services

Jose Lopez, VP Trade Show Division, AFR Furniture Rental

Kelli Lusk, Director, Strategic Accounts, Experient, A Maritz Global Events Company

David McAuley, Director, Washington, DC Area Office, Atlanta CVB

Elizabeth McEntee, Vice President Business Development, onPeak, a GES company

Brad Minton, Director of Sales, Georgia World Congress Center Authority

Sean Morris, Executive Director of Sales, The Venetian Resort

Robin Murphy, Strategic Solutions Director, Experient, A Maritz Global Events Company

Braden O’Donald, Director of AV Production, Sierra Live Productions

Yulita Osuba, Deputy Director, Orange County Convention Center

Sarah Panko, Client Content Manager, CNTV

Victoria Papageorge, President, Victoria’s Event Productions

Marco Parrotto, Vice President of Sales & National Accounts, Complete Show Services

Sallee Pavlovich, Director of Corporate & Trade Show Sales, New Orleans & Company

Ed Pim, COO, United Service Companies

Harriet Porter, Vice President, Convention Sales, Visit Anaheim

Kemer Poteete, Director of Sales CMO, Sierra Live Productions

Robert Priest-Heck, CEO, Freeman

Jeff Quade, Chief Sales Officer, GES

Kevin Richards, National Account Director, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

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

Ryan Sheckells, Registration Manager, Experient, A Maritz Global Events Company

Rick Simon, President & CEO, United Service Companies

Misty Sparks, National Sales Manager, Caesars Entertainment

Ernest Stovall, VP of Sales, MGM Resorts International

Jay Tokosch, VP Business Development, Community Brands/Core-apps

Mary Trainor, Business Manager, CMAC

Ian Twentey, VP, CompuSystems

Angi Van Berg, VP of Trade Show Sales, Louisville Tourism

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

Nancy Walsh, Senior VP, Brand Experience, Freeman

Mik Waterman, Chief Sales Officer, Visit Orlando

Dione Williams, Executive Director of Sales, Complete Show Services

Marcelo Zolessi, CEO & Co-Founder, CNTV