January 8 – 10, 2019
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California

Diamond Sponsors

Dave Buckley, CSEP

National Sales Manager
AFR Furniture Rental


Dave Buckley, CSEP (Certified Special Event Professional) joined the AFR Furniture Rental's team as their Northeast Regional Sales Manager for the Special Events Division back in September 2010 and quickly became their National Business Development Manager. Over the past 5 years, he has assumed the role of Regional Sales Manager overseeing several of AFR’s Locations, including Las Vegas, Chicago, Maryland, DC, Virginia and the Carolinas!

Dave has won many Industry awards during his Rental Career including Event Professional of the year from NACE (National Association of Catering Executives), Member of the Year and Best Rental Support from ILEA and also 2 ILEA Esprit Awards for best Team Effort in 2012 and 2017. Although all of these are special to him, he is most proud of the 2 Special Event Magazine’s Gala Awards he won in 2003 and 2006. Dave also sits on the Special Events Magazine’s Advisory Board.


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