Featured Panelists

Education

WELCOME FROM THE MAIN STAGE
10:00am - 10:15am EST


LIVE EXPO COVERAGE & BOOTH INTERVIEWS
10:15am - 11:00am EST

 

RE-OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Opening General Session
11:00am - 12:15pm EST

In this live panel discussion, learn how Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is bringing business events back to Orlando safely.  You will hear from Orange County leaders in the exhibitions, events, and hospitality industry.  OCCC clients will discuss implementation of new practices to ensure safety of attendees and exhibitors.


Mark Tester, Executive Director  |  Orange County Convention Center
Mike Waterman, Chief Sales Officer  |  Visit Orlando
Tim McGuinness, Board of Directors  |  International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)T
Patty Olinger, JM, RBP, Executive Director  |  Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC)
Tom Draper, Senior Director of Operations  |  Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
Antonio Crespo, MD, Medical Director  |  Orlando Health Medical Group - Infectious Diseases
Alice Mathu, CMP, CEM, Vice President of Exhibitions, Conferences & Sales  |  IAAPA
Brian Comes, Area Vice President and General Manager  |  Hyatt Regency Orlando
Phil Caronia, General Manager  |  Rosen Centre Hotel

Moderator:  Carrie Ferenac, President & Co-Founder, CNTV


LIVE EXPO COVERAGE & BOOTH INTERVIEWS
12:15pm - 12:30pm EST


MANAGING TODAY'S DEMANDING ENVIRONMENT THROUGH THE FLEXIBILITY OF RENTAL SOLUTIONS
12:30pm - 12:45pm EST

Brant Williams, Adam Camhi, John Murray, Sunbelt Rentals


ASSOCIATION & EXHIBITOR FOCUS GROUP FINDINGS:  SUCCESSFULLY MOVING FORWARD NOW AND POST COVID-19
12:45pm - 1:00pm EST

Jacqueline Beaulieu, HMCC, Director, Strategic Marketing & Client Management, Poretta & Orr


CENTERPLATE LIVE COOKING DEMO
1:00pm - 1:20pm EST

Executive Chef James "Chef K" Katurakes
Hosted in Centerplate Demo Area, Aisle 300


DESIGNING FOR SAFE ENVIRONMENTS IN OUR BRAVE NEW WORLD
1:20pm - 1:35pm EST

Sarah Beck & Selina Mullenax, CORT Events


IT'S YOUR CHOICE:  LEADING WITH EMPATHY THROUGH UNCERTAINTY
1:35pm - 2:00pm EST

Shannon Fitzpatrick McDaniel, Vice President, Sales Development, The Expo Group


EDUCATION PRESENTATION
2:00pm - 2:15pm EST

United Service Companies


LIVE EXPO COVERAGE & BOOTH INTERVIEWS
2:15pm - 2:30pm EST



GLOBAL OUTLOOK FOR GOING LIVE SAFELY
2:30pm - 3:00pm EST

David DuBois, CMP, CAE, CTA, FASAE, President & CEO  |  International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)


STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
Virtual Panel
3:00pm - 4:00pm EST

Key leaders of the exhibitions and events industry will discuss how business events are coming back and what we can do to advocate for the industry.  Live event stakeholders will not want to miss this recorded virtual discussion among a dynamic panel of industry power players.  Exhibitions really do mean business!    


Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEM, CEO  |  Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR)
David Audrain, Executive Director  |  Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO)
Sherrif Karamat, CAE, President & CEO  |  Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)
Karl Ely, CAE, Senior Vice President & Publisher  |  American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
Brad Mayne, CVE, President & CEO  |  International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)
Larry Arnaudet, Executive Director  |  Exhibition Services & Contractors Association (ESCA)
Amy Calvert, CAE, CEO  |  Events Industry Council (EIC)

Moderator:  Carrie Ferenac, President & Co-Founder, CNTV


CENTERPLATE LIVE COOKING DEMO
4:00pm - 4:20pm EST

Executive Chef James "Chef K" Katurakes
Hosted in Centerplate Demo Area, Aisle 300


CLOSING REMARKS
4:20pm - 4:30pm EST

 Event Schedule

Friday, July 24, 2020

Registration

8:00am - 5:00pm EST

   

Doors Open to Main Stage

9:30am EST

   

Welcome Address & Expo Opening

10:00am - 10:15am EST

   

Expo

10:00am - 5:00pm EST

   

Industry Leaders Opening Session

11:00am - 12:00pm EST

   

Education

11:00am - 4:20pm EST

   

Virtual Industry Leaders Panel 

3:00pm – 4:00pm EST

 

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