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Alison Baringer English

Executive Director, North Carolina Azalea Festival

Andrew Vandepopulier

Producer - Festival Specialist, Haas & Wilkerson Insurance

Annie Frisoli, CFEE

Founder & CEO, Creating Community, LLC

Anthony Vernon

Head of Sales & Partnerships, Blerter

Ashanti Bentil-Dhue

Co-Founder, Diversity Ally & Black in Events

Bert Oliva

President, BOWA World

Cassie Dispenza

Senior Director of Partnerships & Marketing, Saffire

Chris Baylis

CEO, The Sponsorship Collective

Cindy Lerick, CFEE

Owner, The ART of Events

Dawn Read

Event Manager, Winterfest, Inc.

Dennis Freeman

Special Event Producer, Freeman Enterprises

Donald Forgione

Executive Director, Tailgate Talks

Ellesor Holder, CFEE

Owner, Gray Marketing & PR

Erin Regrutto

Senior Event Manager, Freeman Enterprises

Gregg Snowden

Account Director, South Florida Ford

Gregory Smith

Director of Southeast Market, Qtego

Holly McPhail

Winwood Communications

Ira Rosen, CFEE

Program Director-Event Leadership Executive Certificate Program, Temple University School of Sport, Tourism & Hospitality Management

Jeff English

Senior Vice President / General Counsel, Kentucky Derby Festival

John Harris

Alcohol Beverage & Tobacco Licensing and Compliance Consulting, Gray Robinson

Kevin McNulty

Co-Founder and President, NetWeave Social Networking

Liane Carmen

Marketing Asset Manager, Coca-Cola North America

Mackenzie Means

Experiential & Marketing Sponsorships, Southwest Airlines

Mairin Petrone

Executive Director, Pittsburgh Irish Festival

Michael Bleau

Co-Founder, Event Hub

Nausheen Punjani

Co-Founder, Eventeny

Peter Ashwin

Principal, Event Risk Management Solutions

Rachel Trice, CFEE

Chief  Marketing Officer/SVP Strategic Partnerships, Home Builders Association of Metro Portland

Shannon Tarrant

Founder, Wedding Venue Map

Sherron Washington

MarComm Strategist, The P3 Solution

Suzanne Neve

CEO, Florida Festivals & Events Association

Sylvia Allen, CFEE

President, Allen Consulting, Inc.

Teresa Stas

Director, Green Cactus, LLC

Thom Pirone

Servant Leader & Owner, Stronghold Training

Tonisha Landry

Event Strategist / Sr. Director Events, kak & co, llc/ Points of Light

Vern Biaett, CFEE

Adjunct Professor, Highpoint University

Vivian Belzaguy

Owner, Ascendance Sustainable Events