SUSTAINABLE EVENTS CONSULTANT & SPEAKER
Presentation 1: Squeezing the Dime! Finding New Ways to Manage Spend & Generate Savings
Description: My executives expect more meeting … for less money. Sound familiar? Today’s standard is more excitement, more attendees but no more budget. It’s time to think outside-the-box when it comes to your program. In this session, you’ll take-away real examples of event cost reduction and create ways to add sponsorship
Presentation 2: Creating a Strategic Engagement Plan
Description: #NailedIt! You need to keep your attendees engaged before, during and after the event – and in many different areas to keep the attention of your diverse audience. In this session you’ll learn to create easy and fun ways to involve your attendees in the planning experience, create a winning social marketing plan and have your attendee’s craving more of your event.
Samantha Vogel’s Bio:
Samantha Vogel, CMP is partner at e2elevated and Sr. Manager, Meetings & Travel at GameStop. Samantha’s responsibilities include overseeing a multimillion-dollar sponsorship goal for the 12,000 attendee Annual Conference, management of the 250,000 sq. ft. Expo show floor and oversight of all sponsor relations. In addition to her responsibilities for the Annual Conference, Samantha also plans the annual EB Games Canadian Conference and Expo, plans GameStop’s annual Field Leadership Meeting, and oversees GameStop’s corporate travel program.
From re-designing GameStop and EB Games Expo show floors to implementing Expo tournaments and vendor pub crawls, Samantha’s passion is bringing festivalization to events and ensuring that GameStop is always on the forefront of sponsorship innovation!