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Pawntra ShadabVice PresidentElite Productions International

Pawntra Shadab is Vice President at the award-winning digital and live event experience agency, Elite Productions International. With the company now for over fifteen years, Pawntra has a hand in designing and producing events for top corporate clients, social and celebrity cliental as well as shows including The Academy Awards, The Grammys, and The Golden Globes.


In addition to serving on the board of MPI, Orange County as Immediate Past President, she is also the Director of Inclusion for SITE SoCal, an Ambassador for the Meetings Mean Business (MMB) initiative, Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee Member with MPI Global and on the Advisory Board for the School of Entertainment & Hospitality Management at California State University, Fullerton.


Pawntra Shadab has been recognized by her peers, being named “Meeting Planner of the Year” & “Outstanding Chapter Leadership” by MPIOC, “Smart Woman of The Year“ by Smart Meetings

Magazine, “500 Most Influential Event Professionals” by BizBash and “Young Professionals to Watch” by Special Events Magazine.