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

Official Publication:

Our curated selection of industry leaders and thought-provoking professionals that are scheduled to speak at TSE 2019.

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Mr Michael Aberle

Vice President, CannGen Insurance Services

Ms Tracy Adams

Senior Program Manager

Ingrid Adolphs

President and Chief Event Designer
Luv for Lux, Luminaccent, The Event

Ms Christina Alvarado-Morales

Senior Account Executive, CPCE, Great Events and Rentals

Donna Anello

Owner
Majestic Moments Event Planning

Alicia Arzola

Account Manager Rayce PR

Ms Christine Ash

Senior Event Director
SAVE The DATE, LLC events and promotions your way

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Ms Kristin Banta

Creative Director
Kristin Banta Events

Rob Barber

Vice President, Rental Solutions
ATOMIC

Kimberly Beaune CMP, CSEP

Event Storyteller
Creative Twist Inc.

Mr Dana Robert Becker

Director of Marketing, Events of Distinction

Mr. Alan Berg, CSP

Author, consultant, professional speaker
Wedding Business Solutions

Philippe Bergeron

President
Paintscaping Inc.

Ms Jordan Bickel

Event Designer, Hello! Florida Central

Eileen Bistrisky MBA, CSEP, CMC, ACC

President & CEO
Effective Leadership Consulting

Nick Borelli

President / Strategist
Borelli Strategies

Monique Boyd

Director of Special Events & Catering AT&T Stadium - Home of the Dallas Cowboys/ Legends Hosp
AT&T Stadium - Legends Hospitality (Dallas Cowboys)

Mr Nathan J. Breen, Esq. Breen, Esq.

Partner, Howe & Hutton, Ltd.

Thomas Brown

Managing Director
Backdrops Fantastic Australia

Ms Vicki Brydon

Director, Public Relations

Dave Buckley, CSEP

National Business Development Manager for our Special Events Division
AFR Event Furnishings

C


Evan Carbotti

Owner/Partner
Perfect Surroundings, Int'l.

Jordan Carbotti

Owner
Perfect Surroundings Intl

Laura Cardo

Director of Client and Media Relations
Kristin Banta Events

Mr. Nicholas-Olivier Caron

Vice-president
SENIK Events

Michael Cerbelli

CEO & President
Cerbelli Creative

Ms Therese Cole-Hubbs

Creative Designer & CEO
Electric Karma International

Ms Rhonda Couchigian

Founder
Rayce PR

Ms Alicia Crosby, CPCE

Director of Events
The Baltimore Museum of Art

D


Kellie Daab

Founder, Wedding Industry Education
Wedding Industry Education

Mr Colja M. Dams

President/CEO
VOK DAMS Agency for Events & Live-Marketing

Mr. Sebastien David

President
SENIK Events

Mr Alexander DeHilster

Event Design Manager

Mr. Kevin Dennis

Owner
Fantasy Sound Event Services/Wedding IQ

Ms Dianne Devitt

President of DND Group, Assistant Professor
NYU

Mr. Mark DiCosmo

President - Premier Coach

Ms Brittny Drye

Editor in Chief of Love Inc.

Mr. Bobby Dutton

Director
GrooveBoston

E


Mr. Jerry Edwards CPCE

Corporate Chef and President Chef's Expressions Catering and Events Design

Ms Lisa Edwin Herbert

Event Planner and Owner
L Edwin Wedding and Events

Ms Janet Elkins

President
Eventworks Inc.

Ms Meghan Ely

President/CEO
OFD Consulting LLC

F


Ms Zohe Felici

Owner
Felici Events + zohefelici.com Event-Preneur Coach

Ms Cheryl Fish

President - High Rise Events & Vice President, SITK Design Services
High Rise Events - Someone's in the Kitchen

Tami Forero

CEO
Forté Events

Ms Meredith Francsis

Technical Producer

Mr. Scott Frankel

President
Animatic Media, LLC.

Ms Whitney Freberg CMP

Program Manager

G


Airika Gigas

Vice President of Events, LEO Events

Ms Daniela Grafman CSEP

Chief Amazement Officer /Partner
Vision Event Co.

Mr. Michael Granek, MBA, CSEP

President, COO
Event Leadership Institute

Mr. Larry Green

President
Rentals Unlimited

Annette Gretg

Senior Vice President

Richard Derek Guerrero

Director of Logistics

H


Ms Sandy Hammer

Co-Founder & CMO of AllSeated

Mr. Bron Hansboro

Floral and Event Designer
The Flower Guy Bron

Ms Barb Harris CSEP, DMCP

Vice President, Event Services
CTC Destination Management, a DMC Network Company

Melissa Harrison

CEO
Allee Creative, LLC

Mr Alan Helbush

President, Where To Start, Technology Solutions

Ms Gwen Helbush cwc

President
Where To Start, Wedding Management

Mr. Gregg Herning

Chief Sales Officer

Jacqueline Hill

Owner
Jacqueline Events & Design

Mr. Jim Hooker

President and CEO
Stratelyst Creative

Amberlee Huggins, DMCP

President, Chief Marketing Officer

K


Ms Ellen Karlin, MMSc,RD,LDN,FADA,

Nutrition Consultant
Ellen Karlin,MMSc,RD,LDN,FADA

Mr. Aaron Kaufman CSEP

President
Fifth Element Group

Ms Claudia Koehler

Corporate Vice President
VOK DAMS Agency for Events and Live-Marketing

Mr. Larry Kulchawik

International Trade Show Differences
Larry Kulchawik Consulting

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Ms Caroline Lett

Director | Campaign Events Office of Cultural Relations and University Events
University of Southern California

Ms Kathleen "Kat" Lin-Hurtubise

President & CEO
Gourmet Events Hawaii

Mr. David Lombardo

General Manager
Lombardo's

Ms Francesca Lombardo

Creative Marketing Director
Lombardo's

Ms Vanessa Lopez

Executive Producer/Department Director, Hello! Florida South
Hello! Destination Management

M


Justin Maddox

Producer, LEO Events

Linkie Marais

Lifestyle Expert and Celebrity Chef
Living Linkie Style

Ms Nicole Matthews CSEP

Founder
The Henley Company, LLC

Valerie McCartney

Owner, Enticing Tables and owner, Facebook & Instagram Ads for Wedding Pros
Enticing Tables & Facebook Ads For Event Pros

James McCoy

Director of Production
MGM Resorts Event Productions

Timot McGonagle

Senior Event Producer
Kehoe Designs

Niki McKay

Founder & Principal
Blue Danube Productions

Mr. David Merrell

President
AOO Events

Ms Debbie Meyers-Shock CSEP, CTEP

President/CEO
BRAVO! Entertainment

Mr. Brady Miller CSEP

Owner
Unbricked Communications

Ms Kathy Miller

President
Total Event Resources

Laurel Miller

Owner
Seamless Event Solutions & Think AV

Mr. Kevin Molesworth, CSEP

President
Brass Tacks Events

Ms Ashleigh Morriss

Special Events Officer
Peach Arch Hospital

Melissa Murray

CEO -Chief Encouragement Officer

N


Mr. Anthony Navarro

Founder
Liven It Up Events

Elizabeth Nutting, CSEP

Director of Events
Production Canada

P


Ms Joelle Paleologou

Co-Chair of the Gala Volunteer Organizing Committee

Place holder Panelist

A waiting confirmation of a few more panelists.

Kate Patay CPCE

Chief Strategy Officer
Kate Patay Consulting

Ms Sharokina Pazand

Founder & Event Director

Mr. Patrick Peel

Senior Producer/Event Designer, Hello! Las Vegas
Hello! Destination Management

Ms Susie Perelman

Owner of Mosaic Inc. & Co-Founder of Event Pros Take Action
Mosaic Inc., Event Pros Take Action

Stacey Phillips Webb

Production and Sourcing Manager
The Special Event Company

Collin Pierson

Owner, Collin Pierson Photography

Ms Angela Proffitt

Event & Productivity Consultant
Angela Proffitt, LLC

Lori Pugh

Manager of Global Education and Event Production
Meeting Professional International

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Ms Renee Radabaugh

President and CEO

Ms India Rhodes

Partner
Wilkinson Rhodes

Ms Tressa Rini

Event Designer, Hello! Arizona Destination Management
Hello! Arizona Destination Management

Dr. Linda Robson

Associate Professor
Endicott College

Ms Liza Roeser Atwood

President & Founder
FiftyFlowers.com

Ms Deb Roth

co-founder, creative director, head of design and co-director of marketing

Mr Tom Roth

Senior Conference Plannner

Ms Joann Roth-Oseary

Owner
Someone's in the Kitchen

Cameron Rust

Senior National Asset Manager - Brand and Continuity

S


Joyce Scardina Becker, CMP

Designer-In-Chief/Wedding Professor/Author
Events of Distinction

Ms Michele Schwartz

CEO, Editor in Chief
The Modern Jewish Wedding

Kelsey Schwarz

General Manager Rayce PR

Pawntra Shadab

Vice President of Events & Marketing

Ms Heather Sharpe

Event Professional
Sherpa Group Events

Meryl Snow

SnowStorm Solutions

Ms Sasha Souza

Design & Wedding Mastermind
Sasha Souza Events

Ms Marty Stanley

President, Dynamic Dialog, Inc.

Ms Emily Sullivan

Founder and Owner
Emily Sullivan Events

Mary Swaffield

CSEP
The Wedpreneur: Smart Business for Wedding Pros

Mr. Scott Swenson

Owner, Scott Swenson Creative Development LLC

T


Mr. Lenny Talarico CSEP, CHE

Executive Director 
MGM Resorts Event Productions

Mr. Lenny Talarico, CSEP, CHE

Executive Director
MGM Resorts Event Productions

Dr. Syleecia Thompson

Building a Sustainable Brand Through Social Media

U


Clint Upchurch

Senior Experience Designer
AlliedPRA

V


Mr. Anthony Vade

Experience Architect
FMAV

Mr. Joey Vitale

Attorney for Creatives

W


Alisa Walsh

Director of Business Development
Eventworks

Ms Sally Webb Berry CSEP

Managing Director
The Special Event Company

Ms Cara Weiss

Founder and CEO, Senior Event Designer
SAVE The DATE, LLC events and promotions your way

Mr. Mark Wells

Senior Vice President, Creative Services
Hello! Destination Management

Ms TIFANY WUNSCHL

Owner and Lead Designer of Gourmet Invitations