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David Merrell presents: The New Normal for Live Events

David Merrell  (CEO/Creative Director, AOO Events)

Jaclyn Bernstein  (President and Partner, Empire Force Events)

Susie Perelman  (Owner, Mosaic Linens)

Nick Borelli  (Director of Marketing Growth, AllSeated)

Location: Ballroom B

Date: Wednesday, July 21

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), TSE-Design

Associations & Accrediting: AEP & CMP

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

It's been a year since COVID took over the world and the events industry. What has happened and where do we see it going? David Merrell explores the profound changes the industry has gone through with industry experts and where it appears to be going from here! This talk show format has an opening monologue from David himself with expert guest appearances, audience participation and some real talk about how our industry has been drastically altered.

  • Trends in Event Design – A discussion about what is popular when it comes to design coming in to this new reality with Susie Perelman, owner of Mosaic Linens, Pittsburg.
  • Advancements in Event Technology - A deep dive into the world of technology and how it will be affecting the live events industry moving forward with Nick Borelli, Director of Marketing Growth for AllSeated.
  • A frank discussion about the Live Events Industry - A discussion about the lessons our industry to learn from this past year and where we go from here with Jaclyn Bernstein, CMP, CSEP, President and Partner of Empire Force Events, New York City.