FireSide Chat

Fireside Chat speaker sessions are taking place on Day 3, Thursday October 15th, of the Event Planner Expo Virtual event from 9AM – 6PM. We will also have main stage speaking sessions, trade show booth and vendor exhibits, as well as a networking lounge. We have curated high level business leaders and experts in the events, marketing, and hospitality industries to share their knowledge and strategies.

Some of the topics include how and scale a business, leadership necessities, overcoming obstacles, social media marketing, how to maintain a positive outlook and mindset in today’s climate plus much more. We encourage you to immerse yourself as much as you can.

2020 Speakers

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Dan Parente

President,
Bookem Danno Productions

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Alex Dickerson

Chief Marketing Officer,
Daily Front Row

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Alison Barone

Owner,
Ali Barone Events

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Jon Harari

CEO + Co-Founder,
WindowsWear

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Stephanie Scott-Bradshaw

CEO + Communicator - In - Chief,
First and Last PR

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David Fletcher

Owner/Operate New York/Washington’s Best Musicians, Photo & Video Co- Founder,
The Young Event Professionals

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Amy Shey Jacobs

Founder and Creative Director, Chandelier Events

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Imani Ellis

CultureCon & The Creative, Collective NYC™

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Amberly Lago

Founder & CEO,
Amberly Lago

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Gail Powell

Owner,
G BRAND MANAGEMENT

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Elliot Zimet

Illusionist,
Elliot Zimet Productions LLC

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Jennifer Gilbert

Owner,
Save The Date

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Craig D'amico

Owner,
CDE

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Matt Bonivita

President and Founder,
Rhythm in Motion, Inc

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Brunson Stafford

Founder,
WBS Public Relations

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Daphne Hoppenot

CEO and Founder,
The Vendry

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Daniela Grafman

Chief Amazement Officer and Partner,
Vision Event Co.

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Suzanne Tobak

Senior Director,
Events Serino Coyne

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Alicia Schiro

CEO,
Aced It Events

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Nicole Stillings

DJ, Founder and Host,
Sup Babe? Podcast

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Alex Casolaro

Senior Manager,Tentpole & Experiential Activation,
Viacom Live!

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Julie Novack

CEO and Co-Founder,
PartySlate

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Jason Craparo

Chief Executive Officer,
Hio

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Amber Lilystrom

Transformational Branding Strategist & Business Coach

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Cynthia Johnson

Co- Founder + CEO,
BELL + IVY

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Daniel Chan

Owner,
Dan Chan Presents

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Mark Catuogno

CEO,
MC Event Consulting

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Chereese Jervis

President + Founder,
Hill Events To Remember

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JoAnn Gregoli

Owner,
Elegant Occasions by JoAnn Gregoli

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Shama Hyder

CEO + Founder,
Zen Media

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Brian Friedman

Owner,
BFreed

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Dena Mekawi

Co-Founder,
Thunderpixel Games

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Noah Weinstein

Owner,
VOW

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Florie Huppert

Owner and Founder,
Florie Huppert Design

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Lauren Schaefer

Founder,
The Get Together Events Co.

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Gerard Ucelli

Events & Marketing Manager,
The Toy Foundation

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Eric Reeves

Founder,
Eric Reeves Events

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Elizabeth Craighead

 Senior Producer,
Events & Experiential,
Live Nation

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Jitter Garcia

 Director, Event Marketing,
Univision Communications, Inc

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Carla Nicdao

Director of Events,
Long Island City Partnership

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Ariele Gonzalez

Events,
Hudson River Trading

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Lizzeth Carreron

Owner,
LZC Productions

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Joy D'Aria

 Event Producer,
Independent Contractor

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Mark Rothman

CEO,
Magma Global

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Chantelle Attarian

Events Manager,
The Durst Organization

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Sheena Ortiz Berino

Global Experiential
Marketing Lead,
Twitter

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Whitney Libby

 Founder + CEO,
Next Level Events LLC

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Sarah Anderegg

Employee Engagement Specialist
PitchBook Data

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Danielle Monahan

President and Founder,
DM Events Group

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Tracie Rhynie

Entrepeneur

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Jessica Dalka

  Owner,
Chicago Planner Magazine

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AnnaMarie Vukmanovich

Sales and Events Manager,
Inns of Aurora

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Blaire Gansman

Conference and Meeting Planner,
Independent Planner

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Karin Muscarella

Founder & CEO,
Sojak Event Productions

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Melisa Brown

 CEO/Founder,
Lux Lifestyle Events, LLC

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George Nenadich

Production Manager,
Track Marketing

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Brittney Escovedo

Founder,
Beyond 8

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Carolina Barberii

Manager, Event Marketing,
Datadog

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Billy Boughey

 Founder + President,
Elevate Experiences

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Artemis Diaz

Co Founder,
Concise Brand

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Rochelle Turner

Founder, Event and Marketing Strategist,
Reset Mktg

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Jaclyn Bernstein

 Owner,
Empire Force Events

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Precious Williams

CEO,
Perfect Pitches by Precious, LLC

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Alexandra Saland

Marketing Head,
CEW

Moderators/ Hosts

Daymond John Keynote Speaker

Erica Maurer

Partner,
EMRG Media & The Event Planner Expo

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Daniel Linares

Event Host + Business Strategist,
DLE Group

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Lauren Goldberg

Regional Sales Manager,
AFR Furniture Rental

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