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ECEF 2020 Clients


November 18, 2020

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Every Leader Who Has Registered as of October 1:

  • Linda Adams Chief Operating Officer Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association
  • Jonathan Adkins Vice President of Marketing ISSA - Advancing Clean. Driving Innovation
  • Kim Althoff Vice President, Sales, Trade Shows, Media & Education ISSA-Advancing Clean, Driving Innovation
  • Tom Amontree Executive Vice President America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Lori Anderson President & CEO International Sign Association
  • Patricia Areno Senior Vice President Building Owners and Managers Association International
  • Larry Arnaudet Executive Director Exhibition Services & Contractors Association
  • David Audrain Executive Director Society of Independent Show Organizers
  • Wade Baker Collegiate Associate Professor of Integrated Security Northern Virginia Graduate Center
  • John Barrett Executive Director ISSA-Advancing Clean, Driving Innovation
  • Allie Barth Sr Vice President, Industry Relations American Gaming Association
  • Steve Basch Chief Executive Officer Shepard
  • Roy Benear Vice President, Exhibits + Specialty Events PSAV
  • Tom Billington Chief Executive Officer Billington CyberSecurity
  • David Blansfield Executive Vice President & Group Publisher Northstar Meetings Group
  • Mark Bogdansky Vice President, Meetings & Events Auto Care Association
  • Cathy Breden Chief Executive Officer Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR)
  • Marie Browne Vice President, Business Development Reed Exhibitions USA
  • Chet Burchett Chairman Reed Exhibitions
  • Lee Ann Burr Adviser America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Staci Butler Vice President, Meetings & Conventions Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
  • Jack Buttine Managing Director Buttine Insurance
  • Tony Calanca Executive Vice President World Petroleum Congress
  • Robert Caldwell Founding Partner & CRO 42Chat
  • Camille Candella Group Vice President Emerald Expositions
  • Glenn Celentano Founder & President All In Event Management
  • Kathryn Clay President International Liquid Terminals Association
  • Paul Colston Managing Editor Mash Media
  • Darel Cook Director of Exhibitions & Meetings Promotional Products Association International
  • Steve Corrick Chief Executive Officer, North America Comexposium
  • Bergitta Cotroneo Deputy Chief Executive Officer Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
  • Julie Cottineau Founder & CEO Brand Twist
  • Skip Cox Sr Vice President, Research & Measurement Freeman
  • Liz Crawford Portfolio Director, Events SmithBucklin
  • Kerry Crockett Executive Director Insurance Accounting & Systems Association
  • Chuck Cross President Trade Show Consulting
  • Holly Culbreth Vice President/Group Show Director ASD Market Week
  • Andrew Darmohraj Executive Vice President & COO American Pet Products Association
  • Warwick Davies Vice President DATAVERSITY Education
  • Nancy DeBrosse Sr Vice President, Strategic Account Management Experient
  • Rick Dobson Director of Exhibition Solutions Ungerboeck
  • Steve Drew Assistant Executive Director Radiological Society of North America
  • Nerissa Edwards Senior Hotel Sales Manager Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • William Ehart Reporter CEO Update
  • Rich Eichler Chief Executive Officer Hart Energy
  • Cheri Fairchild Assoc Director of Sales In-Market East Caesars Entertainment
  • Patrick Fallon Vice President, Business Development CompuSystems
  • Simon Farnfield Portfolio Director Mash Media/Exhibition World
  • Cassandra Farrington Co-Founder & Chair of the Board MJBizDaily
  • Carrie Ferenac President & Co-Founder Convention News Television
  • Karin Soyster Fitzgerald Chief Operating Officer U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation
  • Aimee Gabel Chief Experience Officer Solar Energy Trade Shows
  • Chris Galione Senior Director American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Karen Gebhart Vice President of Business Development Helicopter Association International
  • Judy Geller Vice President, Trade Shows PSMJ Resources
  • Jim Gilbride Group Publisher GIE Media
  • Jerry Gildea Vice President of Sales Map Your Show
  • Laura Goodling Director of Account Management, A2Z Events Personify
  • Adam Gordon Sales Executive, Western Region Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
  • Norm Gritsch Founder & President Nexus Data Group
  • Barbara Grobicki Chief Alliance & Foundation Officer American Marketing Association
  • Chuck Grouzard Executive Vice President GES
  • Kerry Gumas President Metacomet
  • Nicole Hallada Vice President, Marketing & Communications Association of Equipment Manufacturers
  • Nicole Hallada Vice President, Marketing & Communications Association of Equipment Manufacturers
  • Nancy Hallberg Co-Owner Connections Housing
  • Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes President mdg
  • Sue Hatch Content Director / MeetingsNet Informa Connect
  • Kai Hattendorf Chief Executive Officer UFI - Global Assoc of the Exhibition Industry
  • Joy Heath Rush Chief Executive Officer ILTA
  • Mary Pat Heftman President, Restaurant Show Group Winsight
  • Jenn Heinold Senior Vice President Access Intelligence
  • Jeffrey Hoffend Vice President, National Sales Fern
  • Heather Holst-Knudsen Head of Sales Gleanin North America
  • Dawn Hudgins Vice President, Events and Branding ILTA
  • Stephanie Jones Senior Director, Conferences & Events Water Environment Federation
  • Elyse Kaplan Vice President, Business Development Delmay and Partners
  • Sherrif Karamat President & CEO PCMA
  • Brad Kent Chief Sales & Services Officer Visit Dallas
  • Don Kline Chief Executive Officer Map Your Show
  • Bonnie Knight Vice President The American Telemedicine Association
  • Ned Krause President & CEO E.J. Krause & Associates
  • Kara Krause Vice President, Event Marketing & Communications E.J. Krause & Associates
  • Susan Krys Vice President, Trade Shows & Marketing Plastics Industry Association
  • Kristin Lamoureux Visiting Professor of Hospitality & Tourism Mgmt Virginia Tech, Pamplin College of Business
  • Alex Land Sales Executive, Eastern Region Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
  • David Lawton Chief Sales Officer Convention Data Services
  • Ivan Lazarev Group Head Aventri
  • Barbara Lecker Vice President, Sales & Sponsorship Biotechnology Innovations Organization
  • Jeffrey Ley Vice President, Business Development & Exhibitions U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation
  • Sam Lippman President & Co-Founder Lippman Connects
  • Eric Lisman Executive Vice President Emerald
  • Troy Love Senior Sales Manager Visit San Antonio
  • Eugenia Manukovskaya Chief Executive Officer Expomap
  • Michelle Mason President & CEO Association Forum
  • Alice Mathu Vice President, Exhibitions, Conferences & Sales Int'l Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
  • Daniel McKinnon Exec Vice President, Exhibitions & Events MHI
  • Robert McLean Jr. Executive Vice President Promotional Products Association International
  • Jen Mitchell Sr Vice President, Sales & Service CompuSystems
  • Tom Mitchell President Messe Dusseldorf North America
  • Carol Motley Director of Convention Sales Destination DC
  • Mike Muldoon Partner Event Advisory Group
  • Courtney Muller Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer Clarion Events North America
  • Julie Mullins Vice President, Convention Sales Choose Chicago
  • Mary Cecile Neville Sr Director, Trade Shows & Marketing Plastics Industry Association
  • Lexy Olisko Vice President, Expositions Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
  • Melissa Ooi Executive Vice President asp
  • Alex Palmer Deputy Editor Northstar Meetings Group
  • John Paxton Chief Operating Officer MHI
  • Randy Pekowski President & COO The Expo Group
  • Lisa Phelps Sales Executive Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
  • Vinnie Polito Managing Director mdg
  • George Prest Chief Executive Officer MHI
  • Chris Price Chief Strategy Officer Tradeshow Logic
  • Roger Price General Manager, A2Z Events Personify
  • Bob Priest-Heck Chief Executive Officer Freeman
  • Toby Purdy Chief Sales Officer The Expo Group
  • Jeffrey Quade Executive Vice President GES
  • Mario Reveles Sales Executive Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
  • Kevin Richards National Accounts Director Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Rochelle Richardson Sr Vice President, Expositions & Events AVIXA
  • Melissa Riley Vice President, Convention Sales & Services Destination DC
  • Michael Rosenberg Vice President E.J. Krause & Associates
  • Michelle Russell Editor in Chief Convene, the magazine of PCMA
  • Shawn Scarlata Owner/Founder Mobile Video Guard
  • John Schreiber Vice President, Business Sales Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
  • David Seckman President & CEO Food Processing Suppliers Association
  • Ian Sequeira Vice President, Research & Measurement Freeman
  • Jennifer Severns Chief Experience Officer American Marketing Association
  • Richard Simon President & CEO United Services Companies
  • Cory Smith Vice President, Strategic Services Shepard
  • Karalynn Sprouse Executive Vice President Emerald Expositions
  • Maggie Stevens Account Strategist mdg
  • Rich Stone Chief Executive Officer EXPOCAD/ACT
  • Jason Stookey Vice President, Partner Development ILTA
  • Ryan Strowger Chief Events and Industry Officer The Optical Society of America
  • Jim Stuckeman Sales Director, Exhibits + Specialty Events PSAV
  • Mark Subers President, Events SGIA/NAPCO Media
  • Don Svehla Publisher Exhibit City News
  • Linda Jo Thornberg President Pittsburgh Business Show
  • Ingrid Thorson Senior Account Director mdg
  • John Toner V Vice President, Convention & Industry Collaboration United Fresh Produce Association
  • Greg Topalian Chief Executive Officer Clarion UX
  • Danica Tormohlen Editor at Large Trade Show Executive
  • Fred Trimble Regional Sales Executive - Mid-Atlantic Greater Ft Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Val Tsanev Founder & CEO ExpoIQ
  • Michelle Turenne Chief of Development American Thoracic Society
  • Angi Van Berg Vice President of Trade Show Sales Louisville Tourism
  • Megan Van Petten Founder & CEO Esports Trade Association
  • Jenny Van Riper Vice President, Strategic Account Management Experient
  • Heidi Voorhees Chief Operating Officer AVIXA
  • Steve Walker Executive Director, City Wide Sales MGM Resorts International
  • Dave Weil Group Director of Events SAE International
  • Gabrielle Weiss Publisher & Editor Trade Show Executive
  • Don Welsh President & CEO Destinations International
  • Suzie Williford Exec Vice President, Industry Relations & CSO National Kitchen & Bath Association
  • Rachel Wimberly Executive Vice President of Business Development Tarsus USA
  • Michelle Wyatt Chief Executive Officer CadmiumCD
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  • ECEF is one the few opportunities where independent and association show organizers get to mingle and learn from one another.
    Karen Chupka
    Senior Vice President, Consumer Technology Association
  • You've got 200 C-level executives here. There's a lot of peer-to-peer learning, which is incredible.
    Chris Dolnack
    Senior Vice President, National Shooting Sports Foundation
  • As a newcomer to events, it is so valuable to connect and have interactions that pay off.
    Cassandra Farrington
    Co-Founder & CEO, Marijuana Business Daily
  • I've had a bunch of conversations with people we're going to want to do business with.
    Chris Bown
    Executive Vice President, National Association of Broadcasters
  • ECEF is a great event! In one day I can hear insights and best practices from the ‘Who’s Who’ in our industry.
    Mary Pat Heftman
    Executive Vice President Conventions, National Restaurant Association
  • ECEF is a fixture on my calendar. Don’t delegate this one; as a CEO, you need to be there.
    Lori M. Anderson, CAE
    President & CEO, International Sign Association
  • At ECEF I learned the exhibition industry’s key trends and met peers from both associations and business media companies.
    Doug Woods
    President, The Association for Manufacturing Technology, AMT
  • The value I’ve gained from ECEF has always exceeded expectations. It’s the only event that brings together association and media executives to network, debate, and exchange new business ideas and best practices.
    Kerry C. Gumas
    President & CEO, Questex Media Group, LLC.
  • ECEF provides a special focus in that it brings together executives from media companies and associations to exchange best practices.
    Britton Jones
    Chairman & CEO, NXT Events Media Group
  • ECEF has valuable content and useful take-aways in a variety of areas.
    Peter Eelman
    Vice President Exhibitions and Communications, The Association for Manufacturing Technology, AMT
  • ECEF is the most valuable education and networking event of the year. The ideas shared by speakers and participants helped us grow attendance and sales. There is no better opportunity to learn from the brightest in the industry.
    Eric Wulf
    CEO, International Carwash Association®