Erik Peekel is founder of Aaaaha! the Actor Factory. His company designs and produces session formats for corporate events. Erik has hosted a series of masterclasses based on the question “How can you organise the event that noone would want to miss?” Well over 1200 event organisers participated. Erik compiled a whitepaper covering these tips… read more →

André Shahrdar currently heads up Business Strategy & Development at Barkley Kalpak Agency, maintaining the balance between evolutionary growth and the strategic trajectory required to keep the agency current and connected. André has shared his knowledge about the evolution of live / face to face engagement in meetings.   To get in touch with André, go.. read more →

In 2012 Roel started the Center for Business Model Innovation, a network organization of practitioners, consultant and strategic advisors specialised in business model innovation. Roel Frissen is an entrepreneur in multiple businesses. He started in the events and meetings industry in the late 90’s and fulfilled roles in Professional Conference Organiser and Exhibition Management companies. Roel.. read more →

Michelle Loretta is a consultant for wedding and event professionals. She blends her past as an accounting nerd, sales vixen, and stationery entrepreneur to help entrepreneurs better their businesses. Her particular strength is in financial analysis and strategy. Michelle has shared her knowledge on her 5 ways to make her event business profitable, concentrating on the.. read more →

Maarten Vanneste, the Firestarter of the FRESH concept, is a Meeting Industry Leader and Visionary with 30+ years of experience.   His CMM’s business plan project became reality as the Meeting Support Institute (2006), the organization educating and exposing meeting planners to meeting design and its toolbox. Maarten has shared his knowledge on how to improve.. read more →

Eric de Groot is one of the very first Meeting Designers. His pioneering work started in 1992; now he caters to the national (Dutch) market in De Wet van Thomas and internationally in MindMeeting. Eric has shared his knowledge on the processes that take place during meetings and insights from his book Into the Heart.. read more →

Tami Forero is a strategic event planner and CEO of successful, Colorado Spring-based company, Forté Events, Inc. With twenty-one years of event planning experience, Tami helps clients meet goals using experiential events and is sought-after speaker nationwide on subjects of sales, team building and profitability. Tami has shared her knowledge on how to make an.. read more →

Nominated as one of the 9 most Influential Meeting Professionals who are shaping the Future of the Global Meetings Industry, Serial Entrepreneur Ruud Janssen has in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in strategy and actioning innovation for organisation across the world. Ruud specialises in captivating and elevating online and online dialogue with and for his clients. His.. read more →

Adrian Segar is a meeting architect and event facilitator with over thirty years experience. He is the author of Conferences That Work: Creating Events That People Love and Get On Your Feet: Creating Meetings That Deliver Learning, Connection, Engagement, And Action (publication 2014). Adrian has been named one of the 68 Most Innovative People in Events by BizBash.. read more →

For the past thirteen years Zemer Etzioni has been producing medium to large scale international conferences and events. He has been involved in creating, designing and managing events bringing together varied audiences while using the most advanced technologies available and always maintaining the highest standards. He had great success with projects involving clients like Google,.. read more →