Shannon is very passionate about events and technology! With a decade of paralleled experience in both the event and tech industries, she comes with a wealth of sales and marketing experience working with some major technology giants such as Blackberry, SAP, and EventMobi. She was also a social event entrepreneur for 10 years specializing in.. read more →

Susan is the vocal and communication trainer at Executive Voice. Former opera singer, she uses her experience, knowledge and expertise as a performer, to empower individuals and teams to make an impact with their voices and physical presence. Susan works with clients to ensure they are using their voices and body language to create a.. read more →

Aubri Nowowiejski is the CEO, Founder and Board Director for the Student Event Planners Association (SEPA). SEPA is a professional organization that caters to millennials in the event planning and hospitality industry. Aubri has held over six executive officer positions, six presidential positions, founded three organizations, and has been a member of countless other professional associations… read more →

Terri Everett is the owner, Celebrant & Event Manager at The Dream Maker. She is the only one to be accredited by Qualmark the Tourism Industry stamp of qualify and integrity. Her main market is the international market attracting many different countries to New Zealand. She also jointly own Nelson Tasman Events, which is connected.. read more →

During these years in the upmarket catering industry, Derek was involved with hundreds of corporate events, product launches, trade shows, sport events, galas, etc. He often felt being on the “wrong side”, missing out on all shoulder rubbing, the mingling with CEO’s celebrities, politicians and all the glamour. So he created his own platform. J-Biz Lounge/ Networking with.. read more →

Alyssa has been working in events for the last 5 years in special events, weddings and hospitality. Her latest endeavour is with InitLive, the staff and volunteer management technology solution for events. Alyssa has shared her knowledge on managing event teams, start way in advance, get the team involved and communicate and keep in touch.. read more →

Tim brings his 10+ years of experience building and maintaining software applications for the event industry to Swoogo, as founder and Chief Software Architect. As the technical founder and Chief Software Architect at etouches, he led the development of the software as it grew to a $20 million company with 900 customers. Prior to joining.. read more →

Megan is the owner of Powers of Marketing, a marketing consulting business and she is currently working with two clients: EventCollab and a restaurant group located in San Diego. She is most intrigued by communication and how it manifests itself in the industry both online and face-to-face. Megan has shared her knowledge on the fact.. read more →

Elizabeth Glau, CMP launched Building Blocks Social Media in 2009. Currently, Elizabeth is serving the International Society for Technology in Education as the Attendee Experience Manager. Elizabeth has helped to increase the proficiency of the meetings and events industry by consulting and speaking on topics such as personal branding and engagement technology. The 9th Edition.. read more →

Bethany Hogan only recently left Team London Bridge where she headed up their Creating Connections programme, which was all about creating platforms and opportunities for local businesses, residents and visitors to meet, learn from each other and collaborate. She delivered over 60 events each year, which vary tremendously in size and remit – from an annual.. read more →