Paul Schreuder has worked for several event companies in the Netherlands for over 10 years. Currently Paul is working as a lecturer at the Dutch Fontys University for Applied Sciences – Fontys Academy for Creative Industries. Besides carrying responsibility to set up an academical program to educate his students about Events-industry at all levels of.. read more →

David Kliman is an internationally respected hospitality industry leader and  President of The Kliman Group. The Kliman Group specializes in creating and facilitating think tanks and customer advisory boards for tourism industry organizations. The Kliman Group’s clients include many of the world’s largest destination marketing organizations, convention centers and hotel companies. David has shared his knowledge on.. read more →

Chris has accumulated over 25 years of experience in the trade show industry, most of it in the non-profit sector with a focus on producing large-scale trade shows and events. In his current capacity Chris heads NAB’s Conventions & Business Operations division, which supports NAB’s key revenue-generating functions and is also directly responsible for producing.. read more →

Chris is the President of C3. As one of the founders of the world’s first gathering agency, Chris leads the creative and gathering strategy for the many retail, corporate, insurance and association clients of the firm – focusing on powerful storytelling, business theater, and use of dynamic gathering practices.  Chris is a past President of both MPI.. read more →

Kevin Molesworth, CSEP founded Brass Tacks Events, an event production and design firm. In the 2015-2016 year, he will serve as the Chair of Membership Development for ISES International.  He has travelled all across the US and Canada as a speaker on topics ranging from Creativity and Marketing to Networking and Ethics. Kevin has shared his knowledge on having perfection when.. read more →

Skip is the Chief Executive Officer at Exhibit Surveys, Inc. Under Skip Cox’s leadership, Exhibit Surveys, Inc. has grown and maintained its position as the premier intelligence and measurement resource in the events industry. Skip has shared his knowledge on some tools to enhance the strategic and tactical planning of exhibitions, main challenges, how organisers can.. read more →

Shawna is the Chairwoman of SPiN, the Senior Planners Industry Network, which is now the world’s largest association comprised strictly of senior-level meeting planners – and an organization she founded back in 2008. Shawna is a freelance writer for several publications on topics such as networking, hospitality, conference strategy, and the sales process from the customer’s.. read more →

Director of Business Development at iBid Events, Jonathan Douglas has been at the core of the firm growth over the past 4 years, not only in the UK but also globally. A graduate of the University of Bath Jonathan has worked as such corporate firms including Ernst & Young, PwC, IMG and Citi before pursuing.. read more →

Ilka Dzeik, Head of Global Corporate Events EMEA, Symantec Corp., Ilka started her career in 1993 focusing on corporate events in the TK and IT industry. Since 2004 she works for Symantec and leads the EMEA team who runs numerous pan-European events such as proprietary conferences up to 2500 attendees, tradeshows or roadshows and supports.. read more →

Polo is the Vice President Strategy & Consulting at MCI HQ. He is knowledgeable about Transformation Management, General Management, Leadership, Creating and executing growth strategies within own company and with clients in different industries and Driving growth. Polo has shared his knowledge on how to drive innovations in meetings, the difference between a problem solver.. read more →