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XLIVE Annual Conference & Expo
MGM Grand
Las Vegas, NV
November 17-20, 2019

Sunday, November 17
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Room:   Pre-Function Foyer
  • Sunday, November 17, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us to welcome in the 2019 XLIVE Annual Conference and to start your XLIVE experience on the right foot.

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Monday, November 18
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room:   Pre-Function Foyer
  • Monday, November 18, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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Monday, November 18
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room:   311
  • Session Number:   XL101
  • Monday, November 18, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The XLIVE City Visitor Bureau and Destination City Workshop is an intimate senior-level forum taking place on November 18th that will bring together entertainment industry professionals, event technology providers, production specialists, and live event organizers for a comprehensive program of case studies, interactive roundtable discussions and informative panels with the...

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Making its return to the XLIVE Workshop Series, the M&A Workshop is the only forum for live event owners and their capital sources and advisors to discuss the opportunities and challenges of dealmaking in the rapidly changing live event space. XLIVE M&A brings together festival and live entertainment executives from...
Speakers
Mark Harrison

President & CEO
The T1 Agency
Keynote

Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
Keynote

Bob Bonniol

Chief Creative Officer
Mode Studios
Keynote

Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
Keynote

Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist

Kerry Bubolz

President & COO
Vegas Golden Knights
Panelist

Deb Lemon

President & Co-Owner
On-Board Experiential
Panelist

Sarah Petrone

SVP of People and Culture
Portland Trail Blazers
Panelist

Joe Killian

CEO & Founder
Killian + Company
Panelist

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Panelist

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Panelist

Joey Sutera

Director of Marketing
Seer Assets
Panelist

Robert Kelley

Director of IT
Ring
Panelist

Gopi Sangha

Founder
CUSP
Panelist

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder & President
Bright Beat
Panelist

Keiko Niccolini

Chief Marketing Officer
r.Cup
Panelist

Mike Rouleau

Director of Operations
Ottawa Bluesfest
Panelist

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Panelist

Ken Dec

Chief Marketing Officer
42Chat
Panelist

Ian Simon

President & Co-Founder
Strangloop Studios
Panelist

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Panelist

Jean-Olivier Dalphond

President
PixMob
Panelist

Stephan Parent

Director of Special Projects
Novom Interactive
Panelist

David Tardif-Latourelle

COO
Cavalia
Panelist

Théo Zell

Bus. Devel. Director
Circo de Bakuza
Panelist

Stephen Henric

Vice President, Business Development
Freeman Company
Panelist

Nelson Arreguin

Live/Experiential Marketing
Shure
Panelist

Joe Lucchese

Creator
Pro-Ject Innovations
Panelist

Chris Racan

SVP Business Development & Strategy
KAABOO
Panelist

Clint Costa

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Speaker

Gary Lynch

VP/Group Show Director
Informa
Speaker

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Speaker

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Speaker

Tamara Ghandour

President
LaunchStreet
Speaker

Gabriele Almon

Founder
Brain + Bullish
Speaker

James Citron

CEO
Pledgeling
Speaker

Grady Lee

Co-Founder, CEO & Vice Chair
Give to Get | IMPACT2030
Speaker

Kirsten Ludwig

Founder & President
IN GOOD CO
Speaker

Cidnee Richardson

Events and Program Manager
A3C Festival & Conference
Speaker

TJ Sagen

Event Programming Manager
Milwaukee Bucks | Fiserv Forum
Speaker

Mark Sperling

Co-Founder and CEO
GROUP Y
Speaker

Jereb Carter

Director of Business Development
Symbiotic Event Services
Speaker

Dmitry Petrov

Sr. Manager, Operations & Technology.
Seer Assets
Speaker

Steve Thacher

President
Activated Events
Speaker

Aundy Crenshaw

COO/CMO
Dirtybird & Tailfeather Events
Speaker

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Speaker

Fred Minnick

Author & Sports Critic
Minnick Media, Inc
Speaker

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Speaker

Cory Rothschild

SVP of Brand Marketing
Cresco Labs
Speaker

Matthew Gunnin

Founder and CEO
Esports One, Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Consoletti

Founder, Principle & CEO
JJLA
Speaker

Morgan Donly

Director of Customer Experience
Goldenvoice
Speaker

Austin Whitney

Founder & President
Ten Fifty Entertainment
Speaker

Conway Solomon

CEO
WRSTBND
Speaker

Vladislav Ginzburg

Chief Development Officer
Blockparty
Speaker

Lou D'Angeli

VP of Marketing & Public Relations
Cirque Du Soleil
Speaker

Michael Julian

CEO/Director
Seer Assets
Speaker

Ryan Kruger

Managing Dir. of Entertainment & Events
Area15
Speaker

Stephanie Selesnick

US Representative
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
Speaker

Jeremy Doucette

VP, Design & Experiences
RWS Entertainment Group
Speaker

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Speaker

Ryan Edwards

Principal
Masary Studios
Speaker

Miguel "Mike808" Risueño

Creative Director and Production Designer
Production Club
Speaker

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

David Johnson

Managing Director
The Live Experience Group | Informa
Speaker

Victor Martinez

Co-Founder & CEO
PLNIFY
Speaker

Edward Castillo

Director, Brand Partnerships
Scoremore Holdings, LLC
Speaker

David Sinopoli

Operating Director
III Points | Club Space
Speaker

Maureen Valker-Barlow

SVP Brand Alliances
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Frantz Cayo

Executive Director, BETX
BET
Speaker

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Rishi Shah

Partner
Versus Creative
Speaker

Karen Rappaport McHugh

Founder
Muddy Girl Productions
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Sean Charles

SVP, Development & Publisher Relations
ESL
Speaker

John Davidson

Director of Business Development, Esports
Production Resource Group, LLC
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

Taylor Ward

Live Event Strategist
Experient
Speaker

James Boyle

Executive Director
Halifax Pop Explosion
Speaker

Matthew Leone

Founder & CEO
Charity Bomb
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Speaker

Tyler Fey

President
Feyline | Crowdfun
Speaker

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Speaker

Steve Albano

Dir. of Critical Infrastructure
Visual Plan
Speaker

Karén Chiftalaryan

CEO and Founder
Show4me
Speaker

Meghan Gately

Talent Acquistion Mangaer, Senior Corporate Recruiter
Mosaic
Speaker

Anika Grant

Founder & CEO
Idlewild Experiential
Speaker

Christine Sykes Lowe

Principal & Founder
Feast + Harmony
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Dave Margulies

Co-Producer
High Sierra Music, Inc
Speaker

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Speaker

Jake Pike

Festival Director
The BeachLife Festival
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Joseantonio "GrizzlyMug" Danner

Co-Founder & Head of Creative
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Aaron Saffa

Co-Founder
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Matthew Carson

SVP of Sales
Production Resource Group
Speaker

Greg Christy

Co-Founder & CEO
Brite Ideas
Speaker

Ashley Crowder

Founder & CEO
VNTANA
Speaker

Michael Fullman

Chief Creative Officer
VT ProDesigns
Speaker

Josh Kell

VP, ECD
Switch
Speaker

Matt Kenagy

Senior Director of Strategic Development
Caesars Entertainment
Speaker

Bart Kresa

Master Projection Designer
BARTKRESA Studio
Speaker

Jonathan Martin

Principal Designer
ShowTec, Inc
Speaker

Nick Rivero

Co-Founder
Meptik
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Gary Standard

President & CEO
WorldStage
Speaker

Jessica Merriman

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Christopher Stuckey

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Jess Stephens

Chief Strategic Officer
Group R1
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Justin Zweig

Sponsorship Director
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Jon Bukosky

CEO & Chairman
Player Omega, Inc
Speaker

Chris Mann

CEO
Ultimate
Speaker

Ryan Ruden

SVP Exp Mktg & Bus. Dev.
Columbia Records | Sony Music
Speaker

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Monday, November 18
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

  • Room:   310
  • Monday, November 18, 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Speakers
Mark Harrison

President & CEO
The T1 Agency
Keynote

Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
Keynote

Bob Bonniol

Chief Creative Officer
Mode Studios
Keynote

Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
Keynote

Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist

Kerry Bubolz

President & COO
Vegas Golden Knights
Panelist

Deb Lemon

President & Co-Owner
On-Board Experiential
Panelist

Sarah Petrone

SVP of People and Culture
Portland Trail Blazers
Panelist

Joe Killian

CEO & Founder
Killian + Company
Panelist

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Panelist

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Panelist

Joey Sutera

Director of Marketing
Seer Assets
Panelist

Robert Kelley

Director of IT
Ring
Panelist

Gopi Sangha

Founder
CUSP
Panelist

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder & President
Bright Beat
Panelist

Keiko Niccolini

Chief Marketing Officer
r.Cup
Panelist

Mike Rouleau

Director of Operations
Ottawa Bluesfest
Panelist

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Panelist

Ken Dec

Chief Marketing Officer
42Chat
Panelist

Ian Simon

President & Co-Founder
Strangloop Studios
Panelist

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Panelist

Jean-Olivier Dalphond

President
PixMob
Panelist

Stephan Parent

Director of Special Projects
Novom Interactive
Panelist

David Tardif-Latourelle

COO
Cavalia
Panelist

Théo Zell

Bus. Devel. Director
Circo de Bakuza
Panelist

Stephen Henric

Vice President, Business Development
Freeman Company
Panelist

Nelson Arreguin

Live/Experiential Marketing
Shure
Panelist

Joe Lucchese

Creator
Pro-Ject Innovations
Panelist

Chris Racan

SVP Business Development & Strategy
KAABOO
Panelist

Clint Costa

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Speaker

Gary Lynch

VP/Group Show Director
Informa
Speaker

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Speaker

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Speaker

Tamara Ghandour

President
LaunchStreet
Speaker

Gabriele Almon

Founder
Brain + Bullish
Speaker

James Citron

CEO
Pledgeling
Speaker

Grady Lee

Co-Founder, CEO & Vice Chair
Give to Get | IMPACT2030
Speaker

Kirsten Ludwig

Founder & President
IN GOOD CO
Speaker

Cidnee Richardson

Events and Program Manager
A3C Festival & Conference
Speaker

TJ Sagen

Event Programming Manager
Milwaukee Bucks | Fiserv Forum
Speaker

Mark Sperling

Co-Founder and CEO
GROUP Y
Speaker

Jereb Carter

Director of Business Development
Symbiotic Event Services
Speaker

Dmitry Petrov

Sr. Manager, Operations & Technology.
Seer Assets
Speaker

Steve Thacher

President
Activated Events
Speaker

Aundy Crenshaw

COO/CMO
Dirtybird & Tailfeather Events
Speaker

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Speaker

Fred Minnick

Author & Sports Critic
Minnick Media, Inc
Speaker

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Speaker

Cory Rothschild

SVP of Brand Marketing
Cresco Labs
Speaker

Matthew Gunnin

Founder and CEO
Esports One, Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Consoletti

Founder, Principle & CEO
JJLA
Speaker

Morgan Donly

Director of Customer Experience
Goldenvoice
Speaker

Austin Whitney

Founder & President
Ten Fifty Entertainment
Speaker

Conway Solomon

CEO
WRSTBND
Speaker

Vladislav Ginzburg

Chief Development Officer
Blockparty
Speaker

Lou D'Angeli

VP of Marketing & Public Relations
Cirque Du Soleil
Speaker

Michael Julian

CEO/Director
Seer Assets
Speaker

Ryan Kruger

Managing Dir. of Entertainment & Events
Area15
Speaker

Stephanie Selesnick

US Representative
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
Speaker

Jeremy Doucette

VP, Design & Experiences
RWS Entertainment Group
Speaker

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Speaker

Ryan Edwards

Principal
Masary Studios
Speaker

Miguel "Mike808" Risueño

Creative Director and Production Designer
Production Club
Speaker

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

David Johnson

Managing Director
The Live Experience Group | Informa
Speaker

Victor Martinez

Co-Founder & CEO
PLNIFY
Speaker

Edward Castillo

Director, Brand Partnerships
Scoremore Holdings, LLC
Speaker

David Sinopoli

Operating Director
III Points | Club Space
Speaker

Maureen Valker-Barlow

SVP Brand Alliances
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Frantz Cayo

Executive Director, BETX
BET
Speaker

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Rishi Shah

Partner
Versus Creative
Speaker

Karen Rappaport McHugh

Founder
Muddy Girl Productions
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Sean Charles

SVP, Development & Publisher Relations
ESL
Speaker

John Davidson

Director of Business Development, Esports
Production Resource Group, LLC
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

Taylor Ward

Live Event Strategist
Experient
Speaker

James Boyle

Executive Director
Halifax Pop Explosion
Speaker

Matthew Leone

Founder & CEO
Charity Bomb
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Speaker

Tyler Fey

President
Feyline | Crowdfun
Speaker

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Speaker

Steve Albano

Dir. of Critical Infrastructure
Visual Plan
Speaker

Karén Chiftalaryan

CEO and Founder
Show4me
Speaker

Meghan Gately

Talent Acquistion Mangaer, Senior Corporate Recruiter
Mosaic
Speaker

Anika Grant

Founder & CEO
Idlewild Experiential
Speaker

Christine Sykes Lowe

Principal & Founder
Feast + Harmony
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Dave Margulies

Co-Producer
High Sierra Music, Inc
Speaker

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Speaker

Jake Pike

Festival Director
The BeachLife Festival
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Joseantonio "GrizzlyMug" Danner

Co-Founder & Head of Creative
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Aaron Saffa

Co-Founder
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Matthew Carson

SVP of Sales
Production Resource Group
Speaker

Greg Christy

Co-Founder & CEO
Brite Ideas
Speaker

Ashley Crowder

Founder & CEO
VNTANA
Speaker

Michael Fullman

Chief Creative Officer
VT ProDesigns
Speaker

Josh Kell

VP, ECD
Switch
Speaker

Matt Kenagy

Senior Director of Strategic Development
Caesars Entertainment
Speaker

Bart Kresa

Master Projection Designer
BARTKRESA Studio
Speaker

Jonathan Martin

Principal Designer
ShowTec, Inc
Speaker

Nick Rivero

Co-Founder
Meptik
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Gary Standard

President & CEO
WorldStage
Speaker

Jessica Merriman

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Christopher Stuckey

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Jess Stephens

Chief Strategic Officer
Group R1
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Justin Zweig

Sponsorship Director
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Jon Bukosky

CEO & Chairman
Player Omega, Inc
Speaker

Chris Mann

CEO
Ultimate
Speaker

Ryan Ruden

SVP Exp Mktg & Bus. Dev.
Columbia Records | Sony Music
Speaker

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Monday, November 18
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room:   310
  • Session Number:   XL103
  • Monday, November 18, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
We hear it every day, Millennials find more value in experiences over things. But what does that really mean? More importantly is it a phenomenon that is unique to Millennials? What exactly constitutes an experience? By studying the way different consumers live, we can actually see that there is a...
Speaker
Mark Harrison

President & CEO
The T1 Agency
Keynote

Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
Keynote

Bob Bonniol

Chief Creative Officer
Mode Studios
Keynote

Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
Keynote

Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist

Kerry Bubolz

President & COO
Vegas Golden Knights
Panelist

Deb Lemon

President & Co-Owner
On-Board Experiential
Panelist

Sarah Petrone

SVP of People and Culture
Portland Trail Blazers
Panelist

Joe Killian

CEO & Founder
Killian + Company
Panelist

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Panelist

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Panelist

Joey Sutera

Director of Marketing
Seer Assets
Panelist

Robert Kelley

Director of IT
Ring
Panelist

Gopi Sangha

Founder
CUSP
Panelist

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder & President
Bright Beat
Panelist

Keiko Niccolini

Chief Marketing Officer
r.Cup
Panelist

Mike Rouleau

Director of Operations
Ottawa Bluesfest
Panelist

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Panelist

Ken Dec

Chief Marketing Officer
42Chat
Panelist

Ian Simon

President & Co-Founder
Strangloop Studios
Panelist

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Panelist

Jean-Olivier Dalphond

President
PixMob
Panelist

Stephan Parent

Director of Special Projects
Novom Interactive
Panelist

David Tardif-Latourelle

COO
Cavalia
Panelist

Théo Zell

Bus. Devel. Director
Circo de Bakuza
Panelist

Stephen Henric

Vice President, Business Development
Freeman Company
Panelist

Nelson Arreguin

Live/Experiential Marketing
Shure
Panelist

Joe Lucchese

Creator
Pro-Ject Innovations
Panelist

Chris Racan

SVP Business Development & Strategy
KAABOO
Panelist

Clint Costa

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Speaker

Gary Lynch

VP/Group Show Director
Informa
Speaker

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Speaker

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Speaker

Tamara Ghandour

President
LaunchStreet
Speaker

Gabriele Almon

Founder
Brain + Bullish
Speaker

James Citron

CEO
Pledgeling
Speaker

Grady Lee

Co-Founder, CEO & Vice Chair
Give to Get | IMPACT2030
Speaker

Kirsten Ludwig

Founder & President
IN GOOD CO
Speaker

Cidnee Richardson

Events and Program Manager
A3C Festival & Conference
Speaker

TJ Sagen

Event Programming Manager
Milwaukee Bucks | Fiserv Forum
Speaker

Mark Sperling

Co-Founder and CEO
GROUP Y
Speaker

Jereb Carter

Director of Business Development
Symbiotic Event Services
Speaker

Dmitry Petrov

Sr. Manager, Operations & Technology.
Seer Assets
Speaker

Steve Thacher

President
Activated Events
Speaker

Aundy Crenshaw

COO/CMO
Dirtybird & Tailfeather Events
Speaker

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Speaker

Fred Minnick

Author & Sports Critic
Minnick Media, Inc
Speaker

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Speaker

Cory Rothschild

SVP of Brand Marketing
Cresco Labs
Speaker

Matthew Gunnin

Founder and CEO
Esports One, Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Consoletti

Founder, Principle & CEO
JJLA
Speaker

Morgan Donly

Director of Customer Experience
Goldenvoice
Speaker

Austin Whitney

Founder & President
Ten Fifty Entertainment
Speaker

Conway Solomon

CEO
WRSTBND
Speaker

Vladislav Ginzburg

Chief Development Officer
Blockparty
Speaker

Lou D'Angeli

VP of Marketing & Public Relations
Cirque Du Soleil
Speaker

Michael Julian

CEO/Director
Seer Assets
Speaker

Ryan Kruger

Managing Dir. of Entertainment & Events
Area15
Speaker

Stephanie Selesnick

US Representative
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
Speaker

Jeremy Doucette

VP, Design & Experiences
RWS Entertainment Group
Speaker

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Speaker

Ryan Edwards

Principal
Masary Studios
Speaker

Miguel "Mike808" Risueño

Creative Director and Production Designer
Production Club
Speaker

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

David Johnson

Managing Director
The Live Experience Group | Informa
Speaker

Victor Martinez

Co-Founder & CEO
PLNIFY
Speaker

Edward Castillo

Director, Brand Partnerships
Scoremore Holdings, LLC
Speaker

David Sinopoli

Operating Director
III Points | Club Space
Speaker

Maureen Valker-Barlow

SVP Brand Alliances
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Frantz Cayo

Executive Director, BETX
BET
Speaker

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Rishi Shah

Partner
Versus Creative
Speaker

Karen Rappaport McHugh

Founder
Muddy Girl Productions
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Sean Charles

SVP, Development & Publisher Relations
ESL
Speaker

John Davidson

Director of Business Development, Esports
Production Resource Group, LLC
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

Taylor Ward

Live Event Strategist
Experient
Speaker

James Boyle

Executive Director
Halifax Pop Explosion
Speaker

Matthew Leone

Founder & CEO
Charity Bomb
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Speaker

Tyler Fey

President
Feyline | Crowdfun
Speaker

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Speaker

Steve Albano

Dir. of Critical Infrastructure
Visual Plan
Speaker

Karén Chiftalaryan

CEO and Founder
Show4me
Speaker

Meghan Gately

Talent Acquistion Mangaer, Senior Corporate Recruiter
Mosaic
Speaker

Anika Grant

Founder & CEO
Idlewild Experiential
Speaker

Christine Sykes Lowe

Principal & Founder
Feast + Harmony
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Dave Margulies

Co-Producer
High Sierra Music, Inc
Speaker

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Speaker

Jake Pike

Festival Director
The BeachLife Festival
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Joseantonio "GrizzlyMug" Danner

Co-Founder & Head of Creative
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Aaron Saffa

Co-Founder
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Matthew Carson

SVP of Sales
Production Resource Group
Speaker

Greg Christy

Co-Founder & CEO
Brite Ideas
Speaker

Ashley Crowder

Founder & CEO
VNTANA
Speaker

Michael Fullman

Chief Creative Officer
VT ProDesigns
Speaker

Josh Kell

VP, ECD
Switch
Speaker

Matt Kenagy

Senior Director of Strategic Development
Caesars Entertainment
Speaker

Bart Kresa

Master Projection Designer
BARTKRESA Studio
Speaker

Jonathan Martin

Principal Designer
ShowTec, Inc
Speaker

Nick Rivero

Co-Founder
Meptik
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Gary Standard

President & CEO
WorldStage
Speaker

Jessica Merriman

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Christopher Stuckey

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Jess Stephens

Chief Strategic Officer
Group R1
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Justin Zweig

Sponsorship Director
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Jon Bukosky

CEO & Chairman
Player Omega, Inc
Speaker

Chris Mann

CEO
Ultimate
Speaker

Ryan Ruden

SVP Exp Mktg & Bus. Dev.
Columbia Records | Sony Music
Speaker

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Monday, November 18
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room:   310
  • Session Number:   XL100
  • Monday, November 18, 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
We all know that being better isn’t enough, especially in the live events world. To succeed in your fast-paced, ever-changing live events business you must strengthen the new skill required for success - innovation; or risk becoming irrelevant.  Your employees require it, your clients demand it, and your competition will...
Speaker
Mark Harrison

President & CEO
The T1 Agency
Keynote

Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
Keynote

Bob Bonniol

Chief Creative Officer
Mode Studios
Keynote

Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
Keynote

Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist

Kerry Bubolz

President & COO
Vegas Golden Knights
Panelist

Deb Lemon

President & Co-Owner
On-Board Experiential
Panelist

Sarah Petrone

SVP of People and Culture
Portland Trail Blazers
Panelist

Joe Killian

CEO & Founder
Killian + Company
Panelist

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Panelist

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Panelist

Joey Sutera

Director of Marketing
Seer Assets
Panelist

Robert Kelley

Director of IT
Ring
Panelist

Gopi Sangha

Founder
CUSP
Panelist

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder & President
Bright Beat
Panelist

Keiko Niccolini

Chief Marketing Officer
r.Cup
Panelist

Mike Rouleau

Director of Operations
Ottawa Bluesfest
Panelist

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Panelist

Ken Dec

Chief Marketing Officer
42Chat
Panelist

Ian Simon

President & Co-Founder
Strangloop Studios
Panelist

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Panelist

Jean-Olivier Dalphond

President
PixMob
Panelist

Stephan Parent

Director of Special Projects
Novom Interactive
Panelist

David Tardif-Latourelle

COO
Cavalia
Panelist

Théo Zell

Bus. Devel. Director
Circo de Bakuza
Panelist

Stephen Henric

Vice President, Business Development
Freeman Company
Panelist

Nelson Arreguin

Live/Experiential Marketing
Shure
Panelist

Joe Lucchese

Creator
Pro-Ject Innovations
Panelist

Chris Racan

SVP Business Development & Strategy
KAABOO
Panelist

Clint Costa

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Speaker

Gary Lynch

VP/Group Show Director
Informa
Speaker

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Speaker

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Speaker

Tamara Ghandour

President
LaunchStreet
Speaker

Gabriele Almon

Founder
Brain + Bullish
Speaker

James Citron

CEO
Pledgeling
Speaker

Grady Lee

Co-Founder, CEO & Vice Chair
Give to Get | IMPACT2030
Speaker

Kirsten Ludwig

Founder & President
IN GOOD CO
Speaker

Cidnee Richardson

Events and Program Manager
A3C Festival & Conference
Speaker

TJ Sagen

Event Programming Manager
Milwaukee Bucks | Fiserv Forum
Speaker

Mark Sperling

Co-Founder and CEO
GROUP Y
Speaker

Jereb Carter

Director of Business Development
Symbiotic Event Services
Speaker

Dmitry Petrov

Sr. Manager, Operations & Technology.
Seer Assets
Speaker

Steve Thacher

President
Activated Events
Speaker

Aundy Crenshaw

COO/CMO
Dirtybird & Tailfeather Events
Speaker

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Speaker

Fred Minnick

Author & Sports Critic
Minnick Media, Inc
Speaker

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Speaker

Cory Rothschild

SVP of Brand Marketing
Cresco Labs
Speaker

Matthew Gunnin

Founder and CEO
Esports One, Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Consoletti

Founder, Principle & CEO
JJLA
Speaker

Morgan Donly

Director of Customer Experience
Goldenvoice
Speaker

Austin Whitney

Founder & President
Ten Fifty Entertainment
Speaker

Conway Solomon

CEO
WRSTBND
Speaker

Vladislav Ginzburg

Chief Development Officer
Blockparty
Speaker

Lou D'Angeli

VP of Marketing & Public Relations
Cirque Du Soleil
Speaker

Michael Julian

CEO/Director
Seer Assets
Speaker

Ryan Kruger

Managing Dir. of Entertainment & Events
Area15
Speaker

Stephanie Selesnick

US Representative
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
Speaker

Jeremy Doucette

VP, Design & Experiences
RWS Entertainment Group
Speaker

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Speaker

Ryan Edwards

Principal
Masary Studios
Speaker

Miguel "Mike808" Risueño

Creative Director and Production Designer
Production Club
Speaker

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

David Johnson

Managing Director
The Live Experience Group | Informa
Speaker

Victor Martinez

Co-Founder & CEO
PLNIFY
Speaker

Edward Castillo

Director, Brand Partnerships
Scoremore Holdings, LLC
Speaker

David Sinopoli

Operating Director
III Points | Club Space
Speaker

Maureen Valker-Barlow

SVP Brand Alliances
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Frantz Cayo

Executive Director, BETX
BET
Speaker

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Rishi Shah

Partner
Versus Creative
Speaker

Karen Rappaport McHugh

Founder
Muddy Girl Productions
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Sean Charles

SVP, Development & Publisher Relations
ESL
Speaker

John Davidson

Director of Business Development, Esports
Production Resource Group, LLC
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

Taylor Ward

Live Event Strategist
Experient
Speaker

James Boyle

Executive Director
Halifax Pop Explosion
Speaker

Matthew Leone

Founder & CEO
Charity Bomb
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Speaker

Tyler Fey

President
Feyline | Crowdfun
Speaker

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Speaker

Steve Albano

Dir. of Critical Infrastructure
Visual Plan
Speaker

Karén Chiftalaryan

CEO and Founder
Show4me
Speaker

Meghan Gately

Talent Acquistion Mangaer, Senior Corporate Recruiter
Mosaic
Speaker

Anika Grant

Founder & CEO
Idlewild Experiential
Speaker

Christine Sykes Lowe

Principal & Founder
Feast + Harmony
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Dave Margulies

Co-Producer
High Sierra Music, Inc
Speaker

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Speaker

Jake Pike

Festival Director
The BeachLife Festival
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Joseantonio "GrizzlyMug" Danner

Co-Founder & Head of Creative
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Aaron Saffa

Co-Founder
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Matthew Carson

SVP of Sales
Production Resource Group
Speaker

Greg Christy

Co-Founder & CEO
Brite Ideas
Speaker

Ashley Crowder

Founder & CEO
VNTANA
Speaker

Michael Fullman

Chief Creative Officer
VT ProDesigns
Speaker

Josh Kell

VP, ECD
Switch
Speaker

Matt Kenagy

Senior Director of Strategic Development
Caesars Entertainment
Speaker

Bart Kresa

Master Projection Designer
BARTKRESA Studio
Speaker

Jonathan Martin

Principal Designer
ShowTec, Inc
Speaker

Nick Rivero

Co-Founder
Meptik
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Gary Standard

President & CEO
WorldStage
Speaker

Jessica Merriman

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Christopher Stuckey

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Jess Stephens

Chief Strategic Officer
Group R1
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Justin Zweig

Sponsorship Director
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Jon Bukosky

CEO & Chairman
Player Omega, Inc
Speaker

Chris Mann

CEO
Ultimate
Speaker

Ryan Ruden

SVP Exp Mktg & Bus. Dev.
Columbia Records | Sony Music
Speaker

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Monday, November 18
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room:   Exhibit Floor
  • Monday, November 18, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
The conference sessions are what makes XLIVE a special event, but it's the quality of our networking opportunities that truly sets us apart as the premier conference for live event organizers. At the heart of it all is an exhibit hall that you won't want to miss.  With over 100 of...

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Monday, November 18
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room:   318
  • Session Number:   XL106
  • Monday, November 18, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  • Track(s) 
A brand's social impact is increasingly driving customer behavior and can have a significant effect on profit margins. Live events and immersive experiences provide a rich opportunity to tell the story of brand's good doing. but efforts often fall flat or are lost entirely. So how do you tell your...
Speakers
Mark Harrison

President & CEO
The T1 Agency
Keynote

Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
Keynote

Bob Bonniol

Chief Creative Officer
Mode Studios
Keynote

Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
Keynote

Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist

Kerry Bubolz

President & COO
Vegas Golden Knights
Panelist

Deb Lemon

President & Co-Owner
On-Board Experiential
Panelist

Sarah Petrone

SVP of People and Culture
Portland Trail Blazers
Panelist

Joe Killian

CEO & Founder
Killian + Company
Panelist

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Panelist

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Panelist

Joey Sutera

Director of Marketing
Seer Assets
Panelist

Robert Kelley

Director of IT
Ring
Panelist

Gopi Sangha

Founder
CUSP
Panelist

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder & President
Bright Beat
Panelist

Keiko Niccolini

Chief Marketing Officer
r.Cup
Panelist

Mike Rouleau

Director of Operations
Ottawa Bluesfest
Panelist

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Panelist

Ken Dec

Chief Marketing Officer
42Chat
Panelist

Ian Simon

President & Co-Founder
Strangloop Studios
Panelist

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Panelist

Jean-Olivier Dalphond

President
PixMob
Panelist

Stephan Parent

Director of Special Projects
Novom Interactive
Panelist

David Tardif-Latourelle

COO
Cavalia
Panelist

Théo Zell

Bus. Devel. Director
Circo de Bakuza
Panelist

Stephen Henric

Vice President, Business Development
Freeman Company
Panelist

Nelson Arreguin

Live/Experiential Marketing
Shure
Panelist

Joe Lucchese

Creator
Pro-Ject Innovations
Panelist

Chris Racan

SVP Business Development & Strategy
KAABOO
Panelist

Clint Costa

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Speaker

Gary Lynch

VP/Group Show Director
Informa
Speaker

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Speaker

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Speaker

Tamara Ghandour

President
LaunchStreet
Speaker

Gabriele Almon

Founder
Brain + Bullish
Speaker

James Citron

CEO
Pledgeling
Speaker

Grady Lee

Co-Founder, CEO & Vice Chair
Give to Get | IMPACT2030
Speaker

Kirsten Ludwig

Founder & President
IN GOOD CO
Speaker

Cidnee Richardson

Events and Program Manager
A3C Festival & Conference
Speaker

TJ Sagen

Event Programming Manager
Milwaukee Bucks | Fiserv Forum
Speaker

Mark Sperling

Co-Founder and CEO
GROUP Y
Speaker

Jereb Carter

Director of Business Development
Symbiotic Event Services
Speaker

Dmitry Petrov

Sr. Manager, Operations & Technology.
Seer Assets
Speaker

Steve Thacher

President
Activated Events
Speaker

Aundy Crenshaw

COO/CMO
Dirtybird & Tailfeather Events
Speaker

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Speaker

Fred Minnick

Author & Sports Critic
Minnick Media, Inc
Speaker

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Speaker

Cory Rothschild

SVP of Brand Marketing
Cresco Labs
Speaker

Matthew Gunnin

Founder and CEO
Esports One, Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Consoletti

Founder, Principle & CEO
JJLA
Speaker

Morgan Donly

Director of Customer Experience
Goldenvoice
Speaker

Austin Whitney

Founder & President
Ten Fifty Entertainment
Speaker

Conway Solomon

CEO
WRSTBND
Speaker

Vladislav Ginzburg

Chief Development Officer
Blockparty
Speaker

Lou D'Angeli

VP of Marketing & Public Relations
Cirque Du Soleil
Speaker

Michael Julian

CEO/Director
Seer Assets
Speaker

Ryan Kruger

Managing Dir. of Entertainment & Events
Area15
Speaker

Stephanie Selesnick

US Representative
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
Speaker

Jeremy Doucette

VP, Design & Experiences
RWS Entertainment Group
Speaker

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Speaker

Ryan Edwards

Principal
Masary Studios
Speaker

Miguel "Mike808" Risueño

Creative Director and Production Designer
Production Club
Speaker

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

David Johnson

Managing Director
The Live Experience Group | Informa
Speaker

Victor Martinez

Co-Founder & CEO
PLNIFY
Speaker

Edward Castillo

Director, Brand Partnerships
Scoremore Holdings, LLC
Speaker

David Sinopoli

Operating Director
III Points | Club Space
Speaker

Maureen Valker-Barlow

SVP Brand Alliances
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Frantz Cayo

Executive Director, BETX
BET
Speaker

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Rishi Shah

Partner
Versus Creative
Speaker

Karen Rappaport McHugh

Founder
Muddy Girl Productions
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Sean Charles

SVP, Development & Publisher Relations
ESL
Speaker

John Davidson

Director of Business Development, Esports
Production Resource Group, LLC
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

Taylor Ward

Live Event Strategist
Experient
Speaker

James Boyle

Executive Director
Halifax Pop Explosion
Speaker

Matthew Leone

Founder & CEO
Charity Bomb
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Speaker

Tyler Fey

President
Feyline | Crowdfun
Speaker

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Speaker

Steve Albano

Dir. of Critical Infrastructure
Visual Plan
Speaker

Karén Chiftalaryan

CEO and Founder
Show4me
Speaker

Meghan Gately

Talent Acquistion Mangaer, Senior Corporate Recruiter
Mosaic
Speaker

Anika Grant

Founder & CEO
Idlewild Experiential
Speaker

Christine Sykes Lowe

Principal & Founder
Feast + Harmony
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Dave Margulies

Co-Producer
High Sierra Music, Inc
Speaker

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Speaker

Jake Pike

Festival Director
The BeachLife Festival
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Joseantonio "GrizzlyMug" Danner

Co-Founder & Head of Creative
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Aaron Saffa

Co-Founder
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Matthew Carson

SVP of Sales
Production Resource Group
Speaker

Greg Christy

Co-Founder & CEO
Brite Ideas
Speaker

Ashley Crowder

Founder & CEO
VNTANA
Speaker

Michael Fullman

Chief Creative Officer
VT ProDesigns
Speaker

Josh Kell

VP, ECD
Switch
Speaker

Matt Kenagy

Senior Director of Strategic Development
Caesars Entertainment
Speaker

Bart Kresa

Master Projection Designer
BARTKRESA Studio
Speaker

Jonathan Martin

Principal Designer
ShowTec, Inc
Speaker

Nick Rivero

Co-Founder
Meptik
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Gary Standard

President & CEO
WorldStage
Speaker

Jessica Merriman

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Christopher Stuckey

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Jess Stephens

Chief Strategic Officer
Group R1
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Justin Zweig

Sponsorship Director
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Jon Bukosky

CEO & Chairman
Player Omega, Inc
Speaker

Chris Mann

CEO
Ultimate
Speaker

Ryan Ruden

SVP Exp Mktg & Bus. Dev.
Columbia Records | Sony Music
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Mark Harrison

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Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
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Bob Bonniol

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Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
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Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist

Kerry Bubolz

President & COO
Vegas Golden Knights
Panelist

Deb Lemon

President & Co-Owner
On-Board Experiential
Panelist

Sarah Petrone

SVP of People and Culture
Portland Trail Blazers
Panelist

Joe Killian

CEO & Founder
Killian + Company
Panelist

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Panelist

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Panelist

Joey Sutera

Director of Marketing
Seer Assets
Panelist

Robert Kelley

Director of IT
Ring
Panelist

Gopi Sangha

Founder
CUSP
Panelist

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder & President
Bright Beat
Panelist

Keiko Niccolini

Chief Marketing Officer
r.Cup
Panelist

Mike Rouleau

Director of Operations
Ottawa Bluesfest
Panelist

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Panelist

Ken Dec

Chief Marketing Officer
42Chat
Panelist

Ian Simon

President & Co-Founder
Strangloop Studios
Panelist

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Panelist

Jean-Olivier Dalphond

President
PixMob
Panelist

Stephan Parent

Director of Special Projects
Novom Interactive
Panelist

David Tardif-Latourelle

COO
Cavalia
Panelist

Théo Zell

Bus. Devel. Director
Circo de Bakuza
Panelist

Stephen Henric

Vice President, Business Development
Freeman Company
Panelist

Nelson Arreguin

Live/Experiential Marketing
Shure
Panelist

Joe Lucchese

Creator
Pro-Ject Innovations
Panelist

Chris Racan

SVP Business Development & Strategy
KAABOO
Panelist

Clint Costa

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Speaker

Gary Lynch

VP/Group Show Director
Informa
Speaker

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Speaker

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Speaker

Tamara Ghandour

President
LaunchStreet
Speaker

Gabriele Almon

Founder
Brain + Bullish
Speaker

James Citron

CEO
Pledgeling
Speaker

Grady Lee

Co-Founder, CEO & Vice Chair
Give to Get | IMPACT2030
Speaker

Kirsten Ludwig

Founder & President
IN GOOD CO
Speaker

Cidnee Richardson

Events and Program Manager
A3C Festival & Conference
Speaker

TJ Sagen

Event Programming Manager
Milwaukee Bucks | Fiserv Forum
Speaker

Mark Sperling

Co-Founder and CEO
GROUP Y
Speaker

Jereb Carter

Director of Business Development
Symbiotic Event Services
Speaker

Dmitry Petrov

Sr. Manager, Operations & Technology.
Seer Assets
Speaker

Steve Thacher

President
Activated Events
Speaker

Aundy Crenshaw

COO/CMO
Dirtybird & Tailfeather Events
Speaker

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Speaker

Fred Minnick

Author & Sports Critic
Minnick Media, Inc
Speaker

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Speaker

Cory Rothschild

SVP of Brand Marketing
Cresco Labs
Speaker

Matthew Gunnin

Founder and CEO
Esports One, Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Consoletti

Founder, Principle & CEO
JJLA
Speaker

Morgan Donly

Director of Customer Experience
Goldenvoice
Speaker

Austin Whitney

Founder & President
Ten Fifty Entertainment
Speaker

Conway Solomon

CEO
WRSTBND
Speaker

Vladislav Ginzburg

Chief Development Officer
Blockparty
Speaker

Lou D'Angeli

VP of Marketing & Public Relations
Cirque Du Soleil
Speaker

Michael Julian

CEO/Director
Seer Assets
Speaker

Ryan Kruger

Managing Dir. of Entertainment & Events
Area15
Speaker

Stephanie Selesnick

US Representative
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
Speaker

Jeremy Doucette

VP, Design & Experiences
RWS Entertainment Group
Speaker

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Speaker

Ryan Edwards

Principal
Masary Studios
Speaker

Miguel "Mike808" Risueño

Creative Director and Production Designer
Production Club
Speaker

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

David Johnson

Managing Director
The Live Experience Group | Informa
Speaker

Victor Martinez

Co-Founder & CEO
PLNIFY
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Edward Castillo

Director, Brand Partnerships
Scoremore Holdings, LLC
Speaker

David Sinopoli

Operating Director
III Points | Club Space
Speaker

Maureen Valker-Barlow

SVP Brand Alliances
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Frantz Cayo

Executive Director, BETX
BET
Speaker

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Rishi Shah

Partner
Versus Creative
Speaker

Karen Rappaport McHugh

Founder
Muddy Girl Productions
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Sean Charles

SVP, Development & Publisher Relations
ESL
Speaker

John Davidson

Director of Business Development, Esports
Production Resource Group, LLC
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
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Taylor Ward

Live Event Strategist
Experient
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James Boyle

Executive Director
Halifax Pop Explosion
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Matthew Leone

Founder & CEO
Charity Bomb
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KC Mancebo

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Clamorhouse
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Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
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Tyler Fey

President
Feyline | Crowdfun
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Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Speaker

Steve Albano

Dir. of Critical Infrastructure
Visual Plan
Speaker

Karén Chiftalaryan

CEO and Founder
Show4me
Speaker

Meghan Gately

Talent Acquistion Mangaer, Senior Corporate Recruiter
Mosaic
Speaker

Anika Grant

Founder & CEO
Idlewild Experiential
Speaker

Christine Sykes Lowe

Principal & Founder
Feast + Harmony
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Dave Margulies

Co-Producer
High Sierra Music, Inc
Speaker

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
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Jake Pike

Festival Director
The BeachLife Festival
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
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Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Joseantonio "GrizzlyMug" Danner

Co-Founder & Head of Creative
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Aaron Saffa

Co-Founder
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Matthew Carson

SVP of Sales
Production Resource Group
Speaker

Greg Christy

Co-Founder & CEO
Brite Ideas
Speaker

Ashley Crowder

Founder & CEO
VNTANA
Speaker

Michael Fullman

Chief Creative Officer
VT ProDesigns
Speaker

Josh Kell

VP, ECD
Switch
Speaker

Matt Kenagy

Senior Director of Strategic Development
Caesars Entertainment
Speaker

Bart Kresa

Master Projection Designer
BARTKRESA Studio
Speaker

Jonathan Martin

Principal Designer
ShowTec, Inc
Speaker

Nick Rivero

Co-Founder
Meptik
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Gary Standard

President & CEO
WorldStage
Speaker

Jessica Merriman

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Christopher Stuckey

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Jess Stephens

Chief Strategic Officer
Group R1
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Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Justin Zweig

Sponsorship Director
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Jon Bukosky

CEO & Chairman
Player Omega, Inc
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Chris Mann

CEO
Ultimate
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Ryan Ruden

SVP Exp Mktg & Bus. Dev.
Columbia Records | Sony Music
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Mark Harrison

President & CEO
The T1 Agency
Keynote

Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
Keynote

Bob Bonniol

Chief Creative Officer
Mode Studios
Keynote

Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
Keynote

Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist

Kerry Bubolz

President & COO
Vegas Golden Knights
Panelist

Deb Lemon

President & Co-Owner
On-Board Experiential
Panelist

Sarah Petrone

SVP of People and Culture
Portland Trail Blazers
Panelist

Joe Killian

CEO & Founder
Killian + Company
Panelist

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Panelist

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Panelist

Joey Sutera

Director of Marketing
Seer Assets
Panelist

Robert Kelley

Director of IT
Ring
Panelist

Gopi Sangha

Founder
CUSP
Panelist

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder & President
Bright Beat
Panelist

Keiko Niccolini

Chief Marketing Officer
r.Cup
Panelist

Mike Rouleau

Director of Operations
Ottawa Bluesfest
Panelist

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Panelist

Ken Dec

Chief Marketing Officer
42Chat
Panelist

Ian Simon

President & Co-Founder
Strangloop Studios
Panelist

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Panelist

Jean-Olivier Dalphond

President
PixMob
Panelist

Stephan Parent

Director of Special Projects
Novom Interactive
Panelist

David Tardif-Latourelle

COO
Cavalia
Panelist

Théo Zell

Bus. Devel. Director
Circo de Bakuza
Panelist

Stephen Henric

Vice President, Business Development
Freeman Company
Panelist

Nelson Arreguin

Live/Experiential Marketing
Shure
Panelist

Joe Lucchese

Creator
Pro-Ject Innovations
Panelist

Chris Racan

SVP Business Development & Strategy
KAABOO
Panelist

Clint Costa

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Speaker

Gary Lynch

VP/Group Show Director
Informa
Speaker

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Speaker

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Speaker

Tamara Ghandour

President
LaunchStreet
Speaker

Gabriele Almon

Founder
Brain + Bullish
Speaker

James Citron

CEO
Pledgeling
Speaker

Grady Lee

Co-Founder, CEO & Vice Chair
Give to Get | IMPACT2030
Speaker

Kirsten Ludwig

Founder & President
IN GOOD CO
Speaker

Cidnee Richardson

Events and Program Manager
A3C Festival & Conference
Speaker

TJ Sagen

Event Programming Manager
Milwaukee Bucks | Fiserv Forum
Speaker

Mark Sperling

Co-Founder and CEO
GROUP Y
Speaker

Jereb Carter

Director of Business Development
Symbiotic Event Services
Speaker

Dmitry Petrov

Sr. Manager, Operations & Technology.
Seer Assets
Speaker

Steve Thacher

President
Activated Events
Speaker

Aundy Crenshaw

COO/CMO
Dirtybird & Tailfeather Events
Speaker

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Speaker

Fred Minnick

Author & Sports Critic
Minnick Media, Inc
Speaker

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Speaker

Cory Rothschild

SVP of Brand Marketing
Cresco Labs
Speaker

Matthew Gunnin

Founder and CEO
Esports One, Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Consoletti

Founder, Principle & CEO
JJLA
Speaker

Morgan Donly

Director of Customer Experience
Goldenvoice
Speaker

Austin Whitney

Founder & President
Ten Fifty Entertainment
Speaker

Conway Solomon

CEO
WRSTBND
Speaker

Vladislav Ginzburg

Chief Development Officer
Blockparty
Speaker

Lou D'Angeli

VP of Marketing & Public Relations
Cirque Du Soleil
Speaker

Michael Julian

CEO/Director
Seer Assets
Speaker

Ryan Kruger

Managing Dir. of Entertainment & Events
Area15
Speaker

Stephanie Selesnick

US Representative
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
Speaker

Jeremy Doucette

VP, Design & Experiences
RWS Entertainment Group
Speaker

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Speaker

Ryan Edwards

Principal
Masary Studios
Speaker

Miguel "Mike808" Risueño

Creative Director and Production Designer
Production Club
Speaker

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

David Johnson

Managing Director
The Live Experience Group | Informa
Speaker

Victor Martinez

Co-Founder & CEO
PLNIFY
Speaker

Edward Castillo

Director, Brand Partnerships
Scoremore Holdings, LLC
Speaker

David Sinopoli

Operating Director
III Points | Club Space
Speaker

Maureen Valker-Barlow

SVP Brand Alliances
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Frantz Cayo

Executive Director, BETX
BET
Speaker

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Rishi Shah

Partner
Versus Creative
Speaker

Karen Rappaport McHugh

Founder
Muddy Girl Productions
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Sean Charles

SVP, Development & Publisher Relations
ESL
Speaker

John Davidson

Director of Business Development, Esports
Production Resource Group, LLC
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

Taylor Ward

Live Event Strategist
Experient
Speaker

James Boyle

Executive Director
Halifax Pop Explosion
Speaker

Matthew Leone

Founder & CEO
Charity Bomb
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Speaker

Tyler Fey

President
Feyline | Crowdfun
Speaker

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Speaker

Steve Albano

Dir. of Critical Infrastructure
Visual Plan
Speaker

Karén Chiftalaryan

CEO and Founder
Show4me
Speaker

Meghan Gately

Talent Acquistion Mangaer, Senior Corporate Recruiter
Mosaic
Speaker

Anika Grant

Founder & CEO
Idlewild Experiential
Speaker

Christine Sykes Lowe

Principal & Founder
Feast + Harmony
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Dave Margulies

Co-Producer
High Sierra Music, Inc
Speaker

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Speaker

Jake Pike

Festival Director
The BeachLife Festival
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Joseantonio "GrizzlyMug" Danner

Co-Founder & Head of Creative
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Aaron Saffa

Co-Founder
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Matthew Carson

SVP of Sales
Production Resource Group
Speaker

Greg Christy

Co-Founder & CEO
Brite Ideas
Speaker

Ashley Crowder

Founder & CEO
VNTANA
Speaker

Michael Fullman

Chief Creative Officer
VT ProDesigns
Speaker

Josh Kell

VP, ECD
Switch
Speaker

Matt Kenagy

Senior Director of Strategic Development
Caesars Entertainment
Speaker

Bart Kresa

Master Projection Designer
BARTKRESA Studio
Speaker

Jonathan Martin

Principal Designer
ShowTec, Inc
Speaker

Nick Rivero

Co-Founder
Meptik
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Gary Standard

President & CEO
WorldStage
Speaker

Jessica Merriman

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Christopher Stuckey

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Jess Stephens

Chief Strategic Officer
Group R1
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Justin Zweig

Sponsorship Director
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Jon Bukosky

CEO & Chairman
Player Omega, Inc
Speaker

Chris Mann

CEO
Ultimate
Speaker

Ryan Ruden

SVP Exp Mktg & Bus. Dev.
Columbia Records | Sony Music
Speaker

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  • Room:   310
  • Session Number:   XL104
  • Monday, November 18, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  • Track(s) 
These days, festivals and live events live beyond just the week of the event. They have evolved into a platform for influencers to create buzz around the event all year round. Not to mention that the event has transformed into an original content platform 356 days a year. Join us...
Speakers
Mark Harrison

President & CEO
The T1 Agency
Keynote

Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
Keynote

Bob Bonniol

Chief Creative Officer
Mode Studios
Keynote

Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
Keynote

Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist

Kerry Bubolz

President & COO
Vegas Golden Knights
Panelist

Deb Lemon

President & Co-Owner
On-Board Experiential
Panelist

Sarah Petrone

SVP of People and Culture
Portland Trail Blazers
Panelist

Joe Killian

CEO & Founder
Killian + Company
Panelist

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Panelist

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Panelist

Joey Sutera

Director of Marketing
Seer Assets
Panelist

Robert Kelley

Director of IT
Ring
Panelist

Gopi Sangha

Founder
CUSP
Panelist

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder & President
Bright Beat
Panelist

Keiko Niccolini

Chief Marketing Officer
r.Cup
Panelist

Mike Rouleau

Director of Operations
Ottawa Bluesfest
Panelist

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Panelist

Ken Dec

Chief Marketing Officer
42Chat
Panelist

Ian Simon

President & Co-Founder
Strangloop Studios
Panelist

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Panelist

Jean-Olivier Dalphond

President
PixMob
Panelist

Stephan Parent

Director of Special Projects
Novom Interactive
Panelist

David Tardif-Latourelle

COO
Cavalia
Panelist

Théo Zell

Bus. Devel. Director
Circo de Bakuza
Panelist

Stephen Henric

Vice President, Business Development
Freeman Company
Panelist

Nelson Arreguin

Live/Experiential Marketing
Shure
Panelist

Joe Lucchese

Creator
Pro-Ject Innovations
Panelist

Chris Racan

SVP Business Development & Strategy
KAABOO
Panelist

Clint Costa

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Speaker

Gary Lynch

VP/Group Show Director
Informa
Speaker

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Speaker

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Speaker

Tamara Ghandour

President
LaunchStreet
Speaker

Gabriele Almon

Founder
Brain + Bullish
Speaker

James Citron

CEO
Pledgeling
Speaker

Grady Lee

Co-Founder, CEO & Vice Chair
Give to Get | IMPACT2030
Speaker

Kirsten Ludwig

Founder & President
IN GOOD CO
Speaker

Cidnee Richardson

Events and Program Manager
A3C Festival & Conference
Speaker

TJ Sagen

Event Programming Manager
Milwaukee Bucks | Fiserv Forum
Speaker

Mark Sperling

Co-Founder and CEO
GROUP Y
Speaker

Jereb Carter

Director of Business Development
Symbiotic Event Services
Speaker

Dmitry Petrov

Sr. Manager, Operations & Technology.
Seer Assets
Speaker

Steve Thacher

President
Activated Events
Speaker

Aundy Crenshaw

COO/CMO
Dirtybird & Tailfeather Events
Speaker

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Speaker

Fred Minnick

Author & Sports Critic
Minnick Media, Inc
Speaker

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Speaker

Cory Rothschild

SVP of Brand Marketing
Cresco Labs
Speaker

Matthew Gunnin

Founder and CEO
Esports One, Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Consoletti

Founder, Principle & CEO
JJLA
Speaker

Morgan Donly

Director of Customer Experience
Goldenvoice
Speaker

Austin Whitney

Founder & President
Ten Fifty Entertainment
Speaker

Conway Solomon

CEO
WRSTBND
Speaker

Vladislav Ginzburg

Chief Development Officer
Blockparty
Speaker

Lou D'Angeli

VP of Marketing & Public Relations
Cirque Du Soleil
Speaker

Michael Julian

CEO/Director
Seer Assets
Speaker

Ryan Kruger

Managing Dir. of Entertainment & Events
Area15
Speaker

Stephanie Selesnick

US Representative
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
Speaker

Jeremy Doucette

VP, Design & Experiences
RWS Entertainment Group
Speaker

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Speaker

Ryan Edwards

Principal
Masary Studios
Speaker

Miguel "Mike808" Risueño

Creative Director and Production Designer
Production Club
Speaker

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

David Johnson

Managing Director
The Live Experience Group | Informa
Speaker

Victor Martinez

Co-Founder & CEO
PLNIFY
Speaker

Edward Castillo

Director, Brand Partnerships
Scoremore Holdings, LLC
Speaker

David Sinopoli

Operating Director
III Points | Club Space
Speaker

Maureen Valker-Barlow

SVP Brand Alliances
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Frantz Cayo

Executive Director, BETX
BET
Speaker

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Rishi Shah

Partner
Versus Creative
Speaker

Karen Rappaport McHugh

Founder
Muddy Girl Productions
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Sean Charles

SVP, Development & Publisher Relations
ESL
Speaker

John Davidson

Director of Business Development, Esports
Production Resource Group, LLC
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

Taylor Ward

Live Event Strategist
Experient
Speaker

James Boyle

Executive Director
Halifax Pop Explosion
Speaker

Matthew Leone

Founder & CEO
Charity Bomb
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Speaker

Tyler Fey

President
Feyline | Crowdfun
Speaker

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Speaker

Steve Albano

Dir. of Critical Infrastructure
Visual Plan
Speaker

Karén Chiftalaryan

CEO and Founder
Show4me
Speaker

Meghan Gately

Talent Acquistion Mangaer, Senior Corporate Recruiter
Mosaic
Speaker

Anika Grant

Founder & CEO
Idlewild Experiential
Speaker

Christine Sykes Lowe

Principal & Founder
Feast + Harmony
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Dave Margulies

Co-Producer
High Sierra Music, Inc
Speaker

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Speaker

Jake Pike

Festival Director
The BeachLife Festival
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Joseantonio "GrizzlyMug" Danner

Co-Founder & Head of Creative
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Aaron Saffa

Co-Founder
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Matthew Carson

SVP of Sales
Production Resource Group
Speaker

Greg Christy

Co-Founder & CEO
Brite Ideas
Speaker

Ashley Crowder

Founder & CEO
VNTANA
Speaker

Michael Fullman

Chief Creative Officer
VT ProDesigns
Speaker

Josh Kell

VP, ECD
Switch
Speaker

Matt Kenagy

Senior Director of Strategic Development
Caesars Entertainment
Speaker

Bart Kresa

Master Projection Designer
BARTKRESA Studio
Speaker

Jonathan Martin

Principal Designer
ShowTec, Inc
Speaker

Nick Rivero

Co-Founder
Meptik
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Gary Standard

President & CEO
WorldStage
Speaker

Jessica Merriman

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Christopher Stuckey

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Jess Stephens

Chief Strategic Officer
Group R1
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Justin Zweig

Sponsorship Director
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Jon Bukosky

CEO & Chairman
Player Omega, Inc
Speaker

Chris Mann

CEO
Ultimate
Speaker

Ryan Ruden

SVP Exp Mktg & Bus. Dev.
Columbia Records | Sony Music
Speaker

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Monday, November 18
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

As US states continue to open themselves up to recreational marijuana use and the Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana nationwide, many festivals are embracing the opportunity to have their events serve as local epicenters for cannabis culture. Our expert panel will break down their key strategies for successfully...
Speakers
Mark Harrison

President & CEO
The T1 Agency
Keynote

Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
Keynote

Bob Bonniol

Chief Creative Officer
Mode Studios
Keynote

Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
Keynote

Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist

Kerry Bubolz

President & COO
Vegas Golden Knights
Panelist

Deb Lemon

President & Co-Owner
On-Board Experiential
Panelist

Sarah Petrone

SVP of People and Culture
Portland Trail Blazers
Panelist

Joe Killian

CEO & Founder
Killian + Company
Panelist

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Panelist

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Panelist

Joey Sutera

Director of Marketing
Seer Assets
Panelist

Robert Kelley

Director of IT
Ring
Panelist

Gopi Sangha

Founder
CUSP
Panelist

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder & President
Bright Beat
Panelist

Keiko Niccolini

Chief Marketing Officer
r.Cup
Panelist

Mike Rouleau

Director of Operations
Ottawa Bluesfest
Panelist

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Panelist

Ken Dec

Chief Marketing Officer
42Chat
Panelist

Ian Simon

President & Co-Founder
Strangloop Studios
Panelist

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Panelist

Jean-Olivier Dalphond

President
PixMob
Panelist

Stephan Parent

Director of Special Projects
Novom Interactive
Panelist

David Tardif-Latourelle

COO
Cavalia
Panelist

Théo Zell

Bus. Devel. Director
Circo de Bakuza
Panelist

Stephen Henric

Vice President, Business Development
Freeman Company
Panelist

Nelson Arreguin

Live/Experiential Marketing
Shure
Panelist

Joe Lucchese

Creator
Pro-Ject Innovations
Panelist

Chris Racan

SVP Business Development & Strategy
KAABOO
Panelist

Clint Costa

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Speaker

Gary Lynch

VP/Group Show Director
Informa
Speaker

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Speaker

Simon St-Germain

Marketing Director
Klik
Speaker

Tamara Ghandour

President
LaunchStreet
Speaker

Gabriele Almon

Founder
Brain + Bullish
Speaker

James Citron

CEO
Pledgeling
Speaker

Grady Lee

Co-Founder, CEO & Vice Chair
Give to Get | IMPACT2030
Speaker

Kirsten Ludwig

Founder & President
IN GOOD CO
Speaker

Cidnee Richardson

Events and Program Manager
A3C Festival & Conference
Speaker

TJ Sagen

Event Programming Manager
Milwaukee Bucks | Fiserv Forum
Speaker

Mark Sperling

Co-Founder and CEO
GROUP Y
Speaker

Jereb Carter

Director of Business Development
Symbiotic Event Services
Speaker

Dmitry Petrov

Sr. Manager, Operations & Technology.
Seer Assets
Speaker

Steve Thacher

President
Activated Events
Speaker

Aundy Crenshaw

COO/CMO
Dirtybird & Tailfeather Events
Speaker

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Speaker

Fred Minnick

Author & Sports Critic
Minnick Media, Inc
Speaker

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Speaker

Cory Rothschild

SVP of Brand Marketing
Cresco Labs
Speaker

Matthew Gunnin

Founder and CEO
Esports One, Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Consoletti

Founder, Principle & CEO
JJLA
Speaker

Morgan Donly

Director of Customer Experience
Goldenvoice
Speaker

Austin Whitney

Founder & President
Ten Fifty Entertainment
Speaker

Conway Solomon

CEO
WRSTBND
Speaker

Vladislav Ginzburg

Chief Development Officer
Blockparty
Speaker

Lou D'Angeli

VP of Marketing & Public Relations
Cirque Du Soleil
Speaker

Michael Julian

CEO/Director
Seer Assets
Speaker

Ryan Kruger

Managing Dir. of Entertainment & Events
Area15
Speaker

Stephanie Selesnick

US Representative
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
Speaker

Jeremy Doucette

VP, Design & Experiences
RWS Entertainment Group
Speaker

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Speaker

Ryan Edwards

Principal
Masary Studios
Speaker

Miguel "Mike808" Risueño

Creative Director and Production Designer
Production Club
Speaker

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

David Johnson

Managing Director
The Live Experience Group | Informa
Speaker

Victor Martinez

Co-Founder & CEO
PLNIFY
Speaker

Edward Castillo

Director, Brand Partnerships
Scoremore Holdings, LLC
Speaker

David Sinopoli

Operating Director
III Points | Club Space
Speaker

Maureen Valker-Barlow

SVP Brand Alliances
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Frantz Cayo

Executive Director, BETX
BET
Speaker

Willie Litvack

CEO & Co-Founder
SquadUP, Inc
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Rishi Shah

Partner
Versus Creative
Speaker

Karen Rappaport McHugh

Founder
Muddy Girl Productions
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Sean Charles

SVP, Development & Publisher Relations
ESL
Speaker

John Davidson

Director of Business Development, Esports
Production Resource Group, LLC
Speaker

Scott Dzieranowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic
Speaker

Taylor Ward

Live Event Strategist
Experient
Speaker

James Boyle

Executive Director
Halifax Pop Explosion
Speaker

Matthew Leone

Founder & CEO
Charity Bomb
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Speaker

Tyler Fey

President
Feyline | Crowdfun
Speaker

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Speaker

Steve Albano

Dir. of Critical Infrastructure
Visual Plan
Speaker

Karén Chiftalaryan

CEO and Founder
Show4me
Speaker

Meghan Gately

Talent Acquistion Mangaer, Senior Corporate Recruiter
Mosaic
Speaker

Anika Grant

Founder & CEO
Idlewild Experiential
Speaker

Christine Sykes Lowe

Principal & Founder
Feast + Harmony
Speaker

KC Mancebo

CEO
Clamorhouse
Speaker

Dave Margulies

Co-Producer
High Sierra Music, Inc
Speaker

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Speaker

Jake Pike

Festival Director
The BeachLife Festival
Speaker

Stephanie Rosa

Bus. Devel. Manager | Founder | Strategic Partner
Festicket | Festival Squad | Festivate
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Teresa Stas

Director
Green Cactus
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Joseantonio "GrizzlyMug" Danner

Co-Founder & Head of Creative
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Aaron Saffa

Co-Founder
705 Hollywood
Speaker

Matthew Carson

SVP of Sales
Production Resource Group
Speaker

Greg Christy

Co-Founder & CEO
Brite Ideas
Speaker

Ashley Crowder

Founder & CEO
VNTANA
Speaker

Michael Fullman

Chief Creative Officer
VT ProDesigns
Speaker

Josh Kell

VP, ECD
Switch
Speaker

Matt Kenagy

Senior Director of Strategic Development
Caesars Entertainment
Speaker

Bart Kresa

Master Projection Designer
BARTKRESA Studio
Speaker

Jonathan Martin

Principal Designer
ShowTec, Inc
Speaker

Nick Rivero

Co-Founder
Meptik
Speaker

Rachel Saunders

Director of Consumer Research & Insights
We're Magnetic
Speaker

Gary Standard

President & CEO
WorldStage
Speaker

Jessica Merriman

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Christopher Stuckey

Co-Chair
MomoCon
Speaker

Jaima Schiffer

Director, Business Development
Innovative Group
Speaker

Jess Stephens

Chief Strategic Officer
Group R1
Speaker

Eileen Valois

SVP, Market Strategy
PRG
Speaker

Justin Zweig

Sponsorship Director
Danny Wimmer Presents
Speaker

Jon Bukosky

CEO & Chairman
Player Omega, Inc
Speaker

Chris Mann

CEO
Ultimate
Speaker

Ryan Ruden

SVP Exp Mktg & Bus. Dev.
Columbia Records | Sony Music
Speaker

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The esports Industry has continued to see record growth in viewership and revenue. As cities begin to look into building esports stadiums and colleges and universities begin building esports teams, interest in the business of esports is at an all time high. In this session, learn how esports got its...
Speaker
Mark Harrison

President & CEO
The T1 Agency
Keynote

Ayron Sequeira

Executive Director, EEP
Vegas Golden Knights
Keynote

Bob Bonniol

Chief Creative Officer
Mode Studios
Keynote

Austin Johnston

Founder and CEO
AKJOHNSTON
Keynote

Heather Rees

Event Designer & Producer
Amplify Productions
Moderator

Allison Shaw

Owner
Manic Monkee
Moderator

Steve Clayton

President
Soundskilz
Moderator

Gary Krantz

Founder & CEO
Krantz Media Group
Moderator

CJ Smith


Moderator

Tony Ponturo

Advisor
Human Advantage
Moderator

Gerard Anthony

General Counsel
AFROPUNK
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Kim Owens

VP of Operations & Strategy
FestiFi, LLC
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

Marian Sandberg

Content Director
Live Design | LDI | XLIVE |WFX Network
Moderator

Graham Berry

Journalist
Festival Writer
Moderator

Brandon Lavoie

Director of Business Development
Front Gate Tickets
Moderator

Tammuz Dubnov

Founder & CEO
Zuzor
Moderator

Sally Lidinsky

VP, Event Ops & Ticket Sales
Professional Fighters League
Moderator

Alex Paravicini

Sr. Managed Services Specialist
SeatGeek
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Tim Epstein

Partner
Duggan Bertsch
Moderator

Lou Marciani

Dir. Center Sports Security
University of Southern Mississippi
Moderator

JP Desjardins

CEO
The Wallrus
Moderator

Kye Browning

Conference Manager
XLIVE
Moderator

Andrea Michaels

President
Extraordinary Events
Moderator

Amir Mertaban

Chief Consultant
Coletto Consulting
Moderator

Darren Traub

Attorney
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Moderator

María Fernanda Fernández Delgado

Academic Coordinator of the Entertainment Business Management Program
Anahuac Cancun University
Panelist

Chris Herche

Head of Marketing
Cinematic Music Group
Panelist