The event industry is built upon a strong foundation of relationships. But for those just starting out in the sector, it’s sometimes hard to know where to look for leadership or who to network with. In short, it’s wonderful to build relationships — but first we need to know who to build with.
Last year we wrote about 10 event influencers leading the way forward. Here’s another round up of event professionals and thought leaders who are making valuable contributions across a broad spectrum of event-related domains.
Ashanti Bentil-Dhue: @eventmindpro
Ashanti is a DEI Practitioner, a guest lecturer and speaker, and the Co-Founder of Diversity In Events Awards and Diverse Supplier Show.
Tommy Goodwin: @tommygoodwin
With a blend of professionalism and dad jokes, Tommy tweets about government relations, global public affairs, and association management. He’s also big into football.
Alissa Hurley: @AlissaHurley
Representing Canada on this list, Alissa is the VP of @mcveighmeetings. She’s also big into digital marketing and dogs!
Kate Patay, CPCE: @katepatay
A recognized brand strategist and event consultant, Kate Patay helps businesses and individuals identify and amplify their distinctive brand and voice. And she helps them host stellar events!
Rachel Wimberly: @TSNN_rachel
Howard Givner: @hgivner
Howard is an event industry, ed-tech, and business growth strategist, innovator, speaker. He’s also the founder of @Eventleaders and a developer of Super Planner app.
Latoya Williams: @mrscwilliams56
Latoya provides clients with a highly detailed and personalized event planning service that is fresh, creative, and sure to exceed your highest expectations.
David Kliman: @davidkliman
David is a meeting facilitator, trend hunter, connector of people and ideas. He is also a pilot and world traveller.
Adam Parry: @punchtownparry
Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE: @aimafidon
Passionate about maths, technology, and helping others, Dr. Anne-Marie is the creator and CEO of @Stemettes. She also collaborates with #WomenTechCharge podcast and serves as a trustee with @FutureWorkInst. And she also writes books!
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