Kate Whelan, Founder, California Events Coalition
Kate Whelan is the President and Senior Event Consultant for Kate Whelan Events, a boutique special event planning and design firm based in Sacramento, California. Kate has been working in live events for over 19 years and is incredibly passionate about supporting her industry colleagues and statewide economy. In the summer of 2020, Kate partnered with Heidi Hughett and Alicia Falango and founded the California Events Coalition to advocate for the Live Events Industry. The CEC is the California chapter of the Live Events Coalition.