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Who’s Coming to TSE’s Gold 100?


[updated September 28]

Oceanside, CA – Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100 Awards & Summit in Santa Barbara September 30-October 2 will salute the executives who have guided their shows into the elite ranking of the 100 largest shows in the nation. This top-tier group includes CEOs, show organizers, vice presidents, group show managers and others who have set the Gold Standard for the trade show industry. Take a look at who’s participating in the festivities. All show organizers will be entered in a drawing for a special gift which will be presented on Awards night — but you have to be present to win. Register today!

Look Who’s Coming to TSE’s Gold 100

  • William Albaugh, General Manager, Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)
  • Adam Andersen, Managing Director, Penton
  • David Audrain, President & CEO, Exposition Development Company
  • David Bertelsen, Group Show Director, Emerald Expositions
  • Camille Candella, VP Marketing, Emerald Expositions
  • Thomas Carbott, Senior VP – Exhibitions, Material Handling Industry of America
  • Kimberly Carcone, Senior Director, Market Events, Toy Industry Association
  • John Catalano, Group Show Manager, SME / FABTECH
  • Darel Cook, Director of Exhibitions & Meetings, Promotional Products Assn. Intl.
  • Scott Craighead, VP of Exhibitions & Events, IAEE
  • Liz Crawford, VP, Group Show Director, Emerald Expositions
  • Karen Chupka, Senior Vice President of the International CES and Corporate Business Strategy, Consumer Electronics
  • Association/CES
  • Daniela Ciocan, Director of Marketing, Cosmoprof North America
  • Andrew Darmohraj, Executive Vice President & COO, American Pet Products Association
  • Kam Diba, CEO, Reverge Digital Creative Agency
  • Mary Dolaher, CEO, IDG World Expo
  • Chris Dolnack, Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer, National Shooting Sports Foundation
  • Richard Dreizen, CEO, Dreizen Marketing Group (DMG)
  • David DuBois, President & CEO, IAEE
  • Nora Ellingwood, VP of Operations, UBM Advanstar
  • Phil Evans, CFO, Emerald Expositions
  • Randy Field, VP, Customer Experience, Reed Exhibitions
  • Julie Freedman, Operations Manager, Emerald Expositions
  • Ira Gabriel, VP of Marketing, SEMA
  • Nicole Garbolino, Vice President, Event Operations, UBM/Advanstar
  • Tom Gattuso, Trade Shows Director, SEMA
  • Karen Gebhart, VP Business Development, Helicopter Association International
  • Marty Glynn, President & CEO, Met Event Group
  • Lenay Gore, Director – Meetings and Conventions, American Public Transportation Association
  • Mike Grant, Senior VP, Reed Exhibitions
  • Cathy Griffith, Operations Director, Emerald Expositions
  • Robert Harar, Chairman & CEO, National Trade Productions, Inc.
  • Chris Harar, Corporate Vice President, National Trade Productions, Inc.
  • Kimberly Hardcastle, President, Marketing Design Group
  • Jean Heis, Director, Meetings & Exhibits, Institute of Food Technologists
  • Kevin Holtzclaw, President & CEO, International Woodworking Fair
  • Keegan Hooks, Senior Director, SAPPHIRE NOW, SAP Global Marketing
  • Eric Horn, Show Director, North American Beauty Events, LLC
  • Pat Hus, Vice President, Interbike, Emerald Expositions
  • Lori Jenks, Senior Vice President of Operations, Emerald Expositions
  • Warren Kosikov, Industry Sales Director, SEMA
  • Madeline Kruzel, VP/General Manager, IDG World Expo/E3
  • Mary Larkin, Executive Vice President, Diversified Communications
  • Fred Linder, President, New Hope Natural Media
  • Sam Lippman, Producer ECEF, Lippman Connects
  • Karen Malone, VP Meetings & Sales, HIMSS
  • Cheryl Matthews, VP, Events & Expositions, American Coatings Association
  • Peter MacGillivray, VP of Events & Communications, SEMA
  • Timothy McGuinness, VP, Global Trade Expositions, Intl. Council of Shopping Centers
  • Bob McLean, Executive VP, Promotional Products Assn. Intl.
  • Bill Miller, Senior VP of Operations, SEMA
  • Stephen Miner, CEO/President, Solar Energy Trade Shows
  • Lorri Monty, Senior Operations Manager, SEMA
  • Gail Mutnik, Director, Meetings & Exhibits, American Assn. for Clinical Chemistry
  • Marisa Nicholson, Vice President, Outdoor Retailer, Emerald Expositions
  • Andrea Nielson, Operations Director, Emerald Expositions
  • Kristen Novick, Operations Manager, Emerald Expositions
  • Charles Olentine, Executive VP, Show Manager, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
  • Laura Ouimet, Operations Manager, Emerald Expositions
  • Alicia Parsons, Operations Director, Emerald Expositions
  • Donald Pazour, CEO, Access Intelligence LLC
  • Vincent Polito, Principal, Marketing Design Group
  • Jeff Pressman, President & CEO, ConvExx
  • Carolyn Rauch, Senior Vice President, IDG World Expo
  • John Riddle, President, Riddle & Associates
  • Elli Riley, Director, Exhibits & Meeting Services, HIMSS
  • Ric Rogers, Strategic Director, SAP Events, SAP Global Marketing
  • Brian Rubin, Director of Exhibitions, Penton
  • Cindy Sample, Director of Operations, NAMM – Natl. Assn. of Music Merchants
  • Larry Schur, President, All Baby & Child Corp.
  • Hervé Sedky, Regional President, Americas, Reed Exhibitions
  • Warren Sellers, President, Sellers Expositions
  • Karalynn Sprouse, Executive VP, Emerald Expositions
  • John Starkey, President, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
  • John Stuttard, Operating Partner, Seven Point Equity Partners
  • Megan Tanel, VP, Exhibitions & Events, Association of Equipment Manufacturers
  • Josiah Taulbee, Registration Director, UBM
  • Sandy Voss, President of Exhibitions, Penton
  • Nancy Walsh, President, North America, Reed Exhibitions
  • Jim Wulfekuhle, VP Sales & Marketing, International Woodworking Fair

Carolyn Rauch, Senior Vice President, IDG World Expo

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