Martijn is the co-founder and creative director at The Red Line Project & Event StoryBoard canvas, an Amsterdam based events experience design agency. Martijn started his career in experience marketing at Disneyland Paris, Marriott EMEA and Singapore Airlines, and transitioning into events as a meeting designer and facilitator. Martijn has shared his knowledge on how.. read more →

Sascha Winzek is the co-founder of Hali Gali Cocktail Shows, where he brings together mixology and bartaiment for a variety of events. He started his career more than 20 years ago by working at his mom’s, a famous chef, kitchen. Sascha has shared his knowledge on the difference between a bartender and a mixologist, how.. read more →

Helen Moon is an event professional with 20 years venue operations, sales and business development, and marketing and communications experience in the events industry. A freelance event marketer and founder of EWL Club (UK) Limited, and Editor and Founder of event blog Diary of an #Eventprof.  Helen is also an Eventcourse disciple, a member of.. read more →

Anissa Ladd, CASE began her hospitality career right after graduating. Unsure whether or not she would enjoy Sales and Marketing or Operations more, she tried a little bit of everything.  She worked in hotels on “both sides of the fence”.  Her hotel company gained the contract to operate the CT Convention Center and she was.. read more →

Michael Doane is a writer and marketer who’s passionate about education, technology, and alternative publishing. At CadmiumCD his focus is to educate event planners about the benefits of event tech. Mike has shared his knowledge on how to give speakers the tools to engage with their audience, bringing the social element to audience response, getting.. read more →

Alexis is a serial entrepreneur, already setting up his first company (providing export consultancy) while studying in France, moved it to Scotland while finalizing his studies and then decided to return to Greece in 1993, starting EuroPartners, an event company organising international conferences and exhibitions. Within only 9 years, the company managed to establish 6.. read more →

Events and exhibitions have been central to Richard’s career for the past two decades. Starting out in the UK, he worked across large-scale international business-to-business trade fairs in the leisure travel industry, before relocating to the US learning more about niche-events and new launches in the international meetings and incentives travel sector. On his return.. read more →

Currently Head of Events & Marketing Manager at Gorkana, Victoria oversees 55 events a year accommodating more than 8000 attendees. Victoria has over 10 years experience in events. Initially training as a Stage Manager and working on the West End, Victoria found the skills from her theatre days easily transferable. She has been responsible for conceptualising.. read more →

John Hotowka has had first-hand experience of the highs and lows associated with being an entrepreneur running a small business.  He’s gained extensive industry knowledge and insight working with numerous blue chip organisations and small businesses. In 2002 he suffered a crisis in confidence.  He studied high achievers, NLP, and read through a lorry-load of personal development material.  After distilling.. read more →

Richard Smith is Managing Director and Co-founder of Excelerated Apps, the developers of award-winning event technology platform, UpD8r. Richard has worked in technology and social media since the late 1990’s, helping brands create ’social’ content before social media existed.  After moving into the event and experiential marketing space in 2008, he helped dozens of agencies.. read more →