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Julius Solaris

Founder and Editor

EventMB.com

Speaker | Industry Influencer | Experience Design | Event Tech

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Chaitra Vedullapalli

Co-Founder & CMO

Meylah

Business Leader | Cloud Thought Leader | Women in Cloud | TEDx & UN Speaker

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Nikki Rausch

Founder

Sales Maven

Speaker | Best Selling Author | Sales Training | Sales Coach

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Janet McNaughton

President

Lasting Impressions

Speaker | Work Smart, Be Creative and Live Inspired | Business Leader

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Robert Spector

Best-Selling Author and International Speaker

Speaker | Author of "The Nordstrom Way to Customer Experience Excellence: Creating a Values-Driven Service Culture."

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Tara Thomas

Chief Marketeer & Co-Founder

The Meeting Pool

TechCentral at NWES | A Deeper Dive into Event Technology

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David Doxtater

Executive Producer and Principal Design

The Workshop LLC

Speaker | Strategic Brand | Live Event Experiences

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Melissa Majors

CEO

Melissa Majors Consulting

Innovator | Optimizer of Learning, Inclusion & Leadership Strategies| Change Agent

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Melissa Bathum

Owner & Partner

Element 79 Seattle & Freemind Seattle

Speaker | Marketing Guru | Visionary | Leader

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Kevin Iwamoto, GLP, GTP

Chief Strategy Officer

Bizly

Speaker | Author | Educator | Subject matter expert consultant in business travel, GDPR, SMM, meetings/events marketplace and personal branding

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Lee Papa

Founder

LEE PAPA LLC

Speaker | Dynamic Wellness Expert | Mindfulness Training That Goes FAR Beyond the Mind

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Aaron Shook

General Manager

Ocean5

Speaker | Experienced hospitality GM focused on sustainable cultures and high service levels | 1st Vice President Education, NACE

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Josh Dirks

CEO & Co-Founder

Project Bionic

Pioneer | Digital Marketer | Tech Geek

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Leif Espelund

Director of Marketing & Analytics

Project Bionic

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Emily Anderson

Creative Director & Owner

Lola Creative

Brain Science Nerd | Landscape Architect | Sculptor | Event Designer

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Janet Granger

Founder & President

Two Beagles LLC

Digital Marketing Strategist | Speaker | Author

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Zachary Rozga

Founder & CEO

The Consumer Engagement Company

Experiential Media | Advertising | Consumer Engagement

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Allison Lazar

COO – CXO

RockLove Jewelry

Designer | Programmer of Human Interaction | Collaborative Consultant | Enthusiastic Speaker

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Troy Whalen

Owner

206 Events

Event Production | Entertainment | AVL Services

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Nancy Solomon

CEO & Founder

The Leadership Incubator

Leader | Inspiring Speaker | Author of “IMPACT! Go from Invisible to Invincible”

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Megan Clark

Owner

Clutch Events

Event Planner | Designer | Mover, Shaker & Party Maker

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Makenzie Davies

Co-Founder + CEO

davis + dixon

Digital Marketing Strategist | Connector | Rebel | Leader

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Michael McCord

General Manager

Exhibits Northwest

Business Leader | Trade Show Exhibits | Corporate Events | Retail Environments

Tasting Open House, April 2017 (Blue Rose Photography)

Clea Lauren Hersperger

Co-Owner

Crimson Haze Event Lighting

Lighting and AV Specialist | Event Producer

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Kelli Bielema

Event Manager

Facebook & The AirScream

Event Producer | Cat Lady

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Brock Rylander

DJ Brockstar / Co-Owner

Animate Objects Productions

Immersive Theatrical Event Design | Production

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Alex Liberato

Brand & Multimedia Creative

Lane Powell PC

Alchemist of Light & Sound

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Ileigh Reynolds

Artistic Director / Co-Owner

Animate Objects Productions

Immersive Theatrical Event Design | Production

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Melissa Jurcan

Director of Marketing + Experience

Compass Group at Microsoft

Strategy | Sponsorship | Marketing | Communications | Events/Activation | Project Management

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John Cirone

Director of Employee Communications

Microsoft

Director | Leader

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Kate Patay

Chief Strategy Officer

Patay Consulting

Strategist | Consultant | Contributor

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Shelly Tolo

President

Tolo Events

Creator | Designer | Producer

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Michael Granek, MBA

President & COO

Event Leadership Institute

Entrepreneur | Event Producer

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Troy McVicker

President

Event Source NW

Engagement Specialist | Event Host

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Howard Givner

Founder & Executive Director

Event Leadership Institute

Founder | Leader

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Fred Granados

Founder

NW Gala Auctions

Fundraising Auctioneer | Stage Presenter & Coach | Crowd Engagement Specialist

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Cindi

Newell-Timmons

Senior Director, Events & Marketing

JeffreyM Consulting

Diversity & Inclusion |Diversity & Tech |Woman In Diversity

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Gloria Wildeman

CEO & Creative Director

Lionfish

Strategic Marketing | Creative Imagineer | Creating opportunities for Game Changers

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Kayla Cook

Owner

Kayla Cook Events

Event Planner | Creative | Event Production |

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Keely Krause

Director of Event Strategy & Sales Manager

Event Experience

Event Production | Expertise in Creating Memorable Experiences

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Kendall Williams

Client Solutions Manager

FreemanXP

Event Professional | Client Solutions | Marketing

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Kevin Connelly

Corporate Relations Coordinator

BEST (Businesses Ending Slavery & Trafficking)

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Kris Dahl

Founder & Principal

Atomic

Multi-disciplinary agency focused on global events | Broadcasting | Esports

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Leann Turpin

Senior Blog Strategist

Rational Consulting

Marketing Professional | Creative

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Marka Waechter

CEO

SHWorldwide

Business Development | Leadership | Delivering high impact event experiences

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Kate Kurkjian

Events Manager

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Nikki Davidson

City Director

Big Table

Hospitality | Non-Profit Programs

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David Newman

Principal

CitySoundWave

Veteran | DJ

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Christopher Davies

Founder and Engagement Specialist

Pondhr

Engagement Specialist | Marketing Strategies | People Development

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Julie McNamara-Dahl

Director of Engagement

REST (Real Escape from the Sex Trade)

"I believe everyone deserves to be loved and to live a life free of exploitation."

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Amber Paulina Walker

Local Artist | Speaker | Survivor

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Erik Gray

Policy & Advancement Manager

Innovations HTC

Rob Leslie

Director of Partnership

Visit Seattle

Strategic Partnerships | Destination Services

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Stephanie Tranquille

Global Event Manager

Amazon Web Services

Global citizen |Purpose through Passion| Impactful Communication advocate

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Panos Moutafis

CEO

Zenus

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John Patzer

Account Executive

LMG

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Brandi Morehouse

Event Strategist

Event Experience

Event Production | Logistics Guru | People Person

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Beth Knox

Principal & Founder

Knox Executive Productions

Passionate for Authentic Community Engagement | Large-scale Events Producer | Thought Leader

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Erin Alston

Special Events Manager

FareStart

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Katie Fath

Program Manager – Community Events

Seattle Children’s Hospital

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Kevin Bilida

Owner

TLC Creative

Where technology meets creativity

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Rachel Horgan

Director of Events

Puget Sound Business Journal

Experience Designer | Community Builder | Leader

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Angel Hanson

Founder & CEO

Angel Events

Events Thought Leader | Big Picture Thinker | Team Leader | Event Transformation Consultant

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Cassandra Mitchell

VP, Corporate Responsibility Officer for Washington

KeyBank

Influencer | Community Connector, Equity and Inclusion Strategist | Advocate

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Jodi Smith Westwater

Sr. Services Manager

Dining Operations at Microsoft

Culinary | Communications Experience

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La Shanda Hurst

Business Program Manager, Employee Giving

Microsoft Philanthropies

Employee Engagement | Influencer | Community

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Pamela Davis

Director of Business Development

Dynamic Events

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Johnna Kerr

Director of Strategic Accounts

42Chat

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Jon Stone

Partner

CEA Partners

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Larry O’Reilly

CEO

ARHT Media

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Michelle Locke

Director Operations

Farechild, Inc.

Event Production | Technology | Entrepreneur

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Sparky Sanford

Account Executive

Group Delphi

 

As a speaker, it’s rewarding to share experiences & knowledge so we can all participate and strengthen this ever-changing & growing Northwest events community.
— Kelli Bielema - Facebook, Event Manager

Interested in Being a Speaker?

We are now accepting session proposals for NWES, to be held on November 13 - 14, 2019.

Please fill out this form as completely as possible to ensure full consideration.