Happy 1 Year Anniversary ¨EventUp” Podcast

Happy 1 Year Anniversary ¨EventUp Podcast

The EventUp Podcast was created as a platform to showcase events industry leaders and event industry news.  Thank you for the overwhelming support and look forward to many more fantastic podcast episodes to help uplift our community.

EventUp formed out of our desire to help others gain insight into the current happenings within the events industry, but it truly blossomed into having guests from a multitude of industries such as events, public relations, marketing, tech, and entertainment.

Another purpose is to help highlight other diverse and women top professionals.



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2022 Speaker List

  • Robert Richman, Keynote Speaker, Culture Hackers
  • Jennifer Reynolds, Founder, Sauce Goddess LLC
  • Carly Slivinski, Event Operations and Logistics, National Football League
  • Connie Luc, VP Events Marketing, City National Bank
  • Sara Rosas, Business Development Manager, Innovate Marketing Group
  • Trish Lindo, Senior Creator Manager, LinkedIn
  • Kerilyn Sato, Corporate Event Manager, Innovate Marketing Group
  • Anu Rao, Vice President of Communications, Moët Hennessy North America
  • Susan Lindner, CEO & Founder, Emerging Media PR
  • Edward Simon, COO/Founder, Diversity Advisors
  • Bird Cooley, Marketing Intern, Innovate Marketing Group
  • Allison Citelli, Vice President Events & Business Development, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission (LASEC)
  • Sara Rosas, Business Development Manager, Innovate Marketing Group
  • Shelly Pisors, Senior Vice President, Director of Events & Contributions, Comerica Bank
  • Kevin Iwamoto, Chief Customer Officer, Bizly Inc.
  • Mark Henneberger, VP of Creative Services, Walmart

2021 Speakers List

  • Tomiko Iwata, EVP, Creative Services at FOX Entertainment
  • Kalika Yap, Chief Executive Officer, Citrus Studios
  • Joey Coleman, Chief Experience Composer, Design Symphony
  • Courtney Stanley, Owner, Courtney Stanley Consulting, LLC
  • Tyler Davidson, Vice President & Chief Content Director, Meetings Today
  • Nicco Renna, Founder and Executive Producer, Rock-Solid AV
  • Xiaoyin Qu, Founder, Run the World
  • Farzana Nayani, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Consultant, ERG Specialist, Transformational Coach, Keynote Speaker & Author, Farzana Nayani Consulting & Training
  • Dana C. Arnett, CEO and COO, Wicked Bionic
  • Andrea Hoffer, CEO, AHA! Recruiting Experts
  • Robin Richter, President, Wearable Imaging
  • Alicia Falango, Founder, California Events Coalition
  • Christine Vartanian, Founder, jade. for all seasons COLLECTIVE Inc.
  • Taylor Fry, Resource and Expertise in Planning Meetings and Conventions, Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • John D’Adamo, Head of Sales, VenuIQ


We want to take a moment to acknowledge all the speakers above who dedicated their time to share their pearls of wisdom with us. We are forever grateful!

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