Dave Sharpe helps planners deliver memorable meetings and epic events that flow smoothly and on time. He is also a BBC radio broadcaster in the UK. Dave has shared his knowledge on how to be a great emcee at events. Dave has shared his knowledge on how to be a great event emcee, how to.. read more →

Born into the most respected catering company in Austin (Dagar’s Catering), it was inevitable that Kathryn would be part of the events industry in Central Texas. Beyond an estimated 1700 weddings, Kathryn has catered for events that involved dignitaries such as President Bill Clinton and Lady Bird Johnson. Kathryn offers business consultation to wedding and.. read more →

Ashley Boroda started developing leadership and public speaking skills at the tender age of fifteen, while part of a peer led youth organisation. After being selected to further his training in the United States, at sixteen, he spent three years enhancing and passing on his knowledge to the next generation of leaders. In recent times.. read more →

He is the founding President of the Diversity Intelligence Institute: A group of international specialists doing consulting for companies on Cultural issues. He is known for his transformational leadership programmes on Robben Island: Titled “The Short Walk to Freedom”. Dr Gustav Gous has shared his knowledge on how to have a life while making a.. read more →

Shana Astrachan is a San Francisco based designer and stylist. Under the name Fox & Doll she brings her beauty clients vintage inspired hair and makeup with a focus on flawless skin, classic makeup, and amazing hair. From brides and special events, to commercials and films, she loves creating unique looks for her clients. Shana.. read more →

Kristin Arnold, MBA, CMC, CPF, CSP is a high stakes meeting facilitator and professional panel moderator.  She’s been facilitating teams of executives and managers in making better decisions and achieving greater results for over 20 years.  She is the author of the award-winning book, Boring to Bravo: Proven Presentation Techniques to Engage, Involve and Inspire.. read more →

Sean Holladay is the Co-Founder of Crowd Mics, an app that allows interaction from the crowd with voice comments, text comments, and polling.  Sean launched Crowd Mics on stage at The Launch Festival in San Francisco in February of 2014. Crowd Mics is all about crowd engagement and letting your thought and emotions become apart of.. read more →

Emily is a wedding photographer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She’s been shooting for eight years, and in the last two, has transferred her focus to shooting city hall elopements for people from all over the world. She is the owner of Emily Takes Photos. Emily has shared her knowledge on 5 things your.. read more →

Tawfik Shehata is the Executive Chef at The International Centre. Born in Egypt and raised in Canada, Shehata’s interest in a culinary career began with his mother’s passion for food. Not only he is a contributor/writer, but his recipes have been published on many food publications. He is also an instructor and he hosted the.. read more →

As Director of Operations & Sustainability for The International Centre, Trevor’s passion is in the development of sustainable events and transforming the experience for today and the future. Whether it’s local ingredient sourcing, philanthropy or carbon reduction, his mission is simple; utilize his twenty years of knowledge and experience to change the way people think.. read more →