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

Diamond Sponsors

Ms Dianne Devitt

President of DND Group, Assistant Professor


As a Consultant, Speaker, Author and Producer, Dianne is known for her unique style blending creativity, vision and leadership.

Dianne’s 30-year event experience has enabled her to observe organizational behavior, focus on result-driven strategies for meetings and create lasting experiences from Board to hallmark events including working with executive level teams for corporate and global events including the Clinton Global Initiative, First European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Vietnam 50th Commemorative Anniversary, and the Apollo 40th Commemorative for MIT.

Continuing to pioneer the latest paradigm shift in recognizing the value of experiential design, Dianne has created the role of ‘secret shopper’ on how to increase sponsor opportunities and attendee engagement for associations and meetings.

Dianne created and produced the first event industry conference and trade show, Agenda Live!, the precursor to BizBash. She also produced and created the SenseUP! Summit, identifying the value of sensory communication in marketing experiences.

A best-selling author of What Color is Your Event?, Dianne coined the need for styling events to increase empathy, productivity and results. She is an Adjunct Professor at New York University for over 25 years and is a recipient of the NYU “Award for Teaching Excellence.” Always involved and supportive of industry Associations, Dianne has served on international boards, was recognized in the New York Events Hall of Fame is the Past President of the International Live Events Association and Meeting Professionals International in New York City and is involved with the Luxury Marketing Council.


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