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Michael KlossAuthorFive Days with the Mouse to be a Better Event Planner

Michael Kloss, CSEP is an award-winning Certified Special Event Professional, author, and event-planning instructor with more than 20 years of experience creating memories for thousands of guests. Special Events Magazine's Organizational Event Planner-of-the-Year in 2012, Michael brings his passion for event technology, storytelling, experiential design, and Disney-inspired guest relations to each event. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Advancement Events for Emory University. Previously he served as Chief of Staff to the President, University Chief of Protocol, and Executive Director of University Events. Prior to Emory, Michael served as Executive Director of University Events for the University of Southern California. Event awards include the ILEA ESPRIT award for Best Original Entertainment for an original Cirque du Soleil-style gala performance, Georgia Trend Magazine's 40-under-40 award, and the Grand Gold Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education for his events with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Note: I presented a session at TSE 2015 on event technology 101