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MEET OUR PAST SPEAKERS

The Event Planner Expo 2022 was held on October 11th-13th in New York City. The educational Speaker Series and Fireside Chats captivated our audience with Top Business Leaders sharing their stories, experiences, and how to elevate businesses to new heights. Our Keynote Speakers this year were: Mel Robbins, Jesse Itzler, Sharon Lechter, Mario Armstrong, Jason Feifer and many more. Stay tuned for more speaker announcements soon for 2023.

2022 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

MEL ROBBINS

#1 FEMALE SPEAKER & NY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR

JESSE ITZLER

SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR & AN OWNER OF THE ATLANTA HAWKS

SHARON LECHTER

5 X NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR & FINANCIAL EXPERT

MARIO ARMSTRONG

2X EMMY AWARD WINNING TV HOST

JESSICA STEWART

VP OF MARKETING & SALES EMRG MEDIA & THE EVENT PLANNER EXPO

JASON FEIFER

EDITOR IN CHIEF ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE

ERICA MAURER

PARTNER OF EMRG MEDIA & THE EVENT PLANNER EXPO

 2022 SPEAKERS

JOHANNA KENDRICK-HOLMES

DIRECTOR OF NYC SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (SUNY)

RON HANSFORD

FOUNDER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR, RON HANSFORD DESIGN

FERNANDO COELHO

CLIENT RELATIONS, L.A. PHOTO PARTY

SABRINA SHORE

CEO & FOUNDER, INFLUENCE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

JOHN PASQUALE

DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING, MARGARITAVILLE RESORT TIMES SQUARE

JULIE NOVACK

CEO & CO-FOUNDER, PARTYSLATE

DESTINY CHAMBERS

VP, HEAD OF MARKETING, LIPPE TAYLOR

TIM HENTSCHEL

CO-FOUNDER & CEO, HOTELPLANNER

JITTER GARCIA

VP OF EVENT MARKETING & BRAND EXPERIENCES, UNIVISION

LIRON DAVID

FOUNDER + EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, Eventique

SUSAN SERENA

CEO & FOUNDER, P3 BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

DAN PARENTE

PRESIDENT, BOOKEM DANNO PRODUCTIONS

DAVID FLETCHER

CO-FOUNDER, YOUNG EVENT PROFESSIONALS & OWNER, NEW YORK’S BEST MUSICIANS

DEB APPEL

EVENTS MANAGER, VIDEOAMP

NIC FAITOS

SENIOR PARTNER, STARBRIGHT FLORAL DESIGN

HANK STAMPFL

FOUNDER & CHIEF EXPERIENCE CURATOR, REVEL LOUNGE

JESSICA ALTON

DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, LIVE EVENTS COALITION

DAVID SHARKY

OWNER, UNTOUCHABLE EVENTS

JOVE MEYER

OWNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR, JOVE MEYER EVENTS

ALI SCHWARTZ

SENIOR MARKETING MANAGER, YELP

RAQUEL FEDEROWICZ

FOUNDER, EVENT PRODUCER & WEDDING PLANNER HERE AND NOW EVENTS

EILIEEN SHIELS

DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIPS & PUBLICATIONS, NYC & COMPANY

HALLIA BAKER

SENIOR EVENTS MANAGER, THE NETHERLAND-AMERICAN FOUNDATION

MATT BONAVITA

PRESIDENT & FOUNDER, RHYTHM IN MOTION

AMY LEWIN

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SEVEN6 PRODUCTIONS

KENDALL FICKLIN

KEYNOTE SPEAKER, CORPORATE TRAINER, & COACH GRINDATION LLC

JACLYN ZENDRIAN

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF EVENTS, CUREPSP

JO ANN GREGOLI

OWNER, ELEGANT OCCASINOS BY JO ANN GREGOLI

ANNETTE NAIF

CEO & CREATIVE, DIRECTOR NAIF PRODUCTIONS

AMBER OWENS

FOUNDER, BRANDFELT ACTIVATION

JEFFREY BOUDIN

PRESIDENT, CORPORATE CHALLENGE, INC.

ALICIA SCHIRO

CEO, ACED IT EVENTS

DR. RISA RYGER

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST & FOUNDER, 93% CONSULTING

JOSH NACHMAN

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, ZAGWEAR

JACKIE BOTELHO

FOUNDER & CEO, ABOVE & BEYOND VIP CONCIERGE

JOEY MAC DIZON

CO-FOUNDER, THE MOBILE CIGAR LOUNGE

BROOKE SCHNITTMAN

CEO, COACHING WITH BROOKE LLC

EVELYNE WHITE

CEO, SIXPLUS

DARREN PORT

FOUNDER & CEO, POWERED BY PROFESSIONALS

BRETT GALLEY

OWNER & DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EVENTS, HOLLYWOOD POP GALLERY

PAULINA CORVI

FOUNDER & CEO, EVENTS BY PAULINA

OLA AWOFESO

FOUNDER/MARKETING & EVENTS STRATEGIST, E.K.O CONSULTING

DANIELLE MANNINO

EVENT PRODUCER, DANIELLE MANINO

BENJAMIN MADDY

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & PARTNERSHIPS, TOP VIEW SIGHTSEEING

CHRISTY BAREIJSZA

OWNER, RED CARPET EVENTS

CRAIG SIEGAL

FOUNDER, CULTIVATE LASTING SYMPHONY, INC.

NHYCHELLE LOWE

FOUNDER & CEO FLICK PHOTO CO

FRANKIE PEREZ

OWNER, ONE OF A KIND EVENTS

MELISSA JAKES

CEO/FOUNDER, RESCUE EVENT PLANNING

PAM STRUG

TAX FIELD MARKETING MANAGER, KPMG

NICOLE MCCULLUM

FOUNDER, CAPTIVATE DESIGNS, INC.

MARGOT BORDEN

SENIOR PRODUCER OF VIRTUAL, LIVE AND HYBRID EVENTS, MCVEIGH GLOBAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS

REBEKAH D. GORDON, J.D.

EXECUTIVE EVENT PRODUCER & UX STRATEGIST, BLACK TAPE EVENTS

LARRY WOODARD

PRESIDENT & CEO, GSA DIGITAL

MARK TESTA

FOUNDER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR, MARK STEPHEN EXPERIENTIAL AGENCY

WENDY PARSLEY

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, QUINT

AL SCHUSTER

PRESIDENT, POLARIS BRAND PROMOTIONS

VERNEDA ADELE WHITE

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, PRODUCTION BY HUMAN INTONATION

STELLA RANKIN

FOUNDER, PINCH FOOD DESIGN

ELIZABETH SHEILS

CO-FOUNDER, ROCK PAPER COIN

ADAM RAUCH

PRESIDENT, ONE LINE AGENCY

DEBORAH ELIAS, CSEP, CMP, CIS

PRESIDENT, ELIAS EVENTS

ALICIA MAE

OWNER, ILE EVENTS

TIFFANY LARGIE

CEO, DO THE DAMN THING

SUMMER KOCERHA

VIBE GURU, STACKABLE SENSATIONS

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