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Mark Tedesco
Creative Director, GES Global Experience Specialists. As Creative Director, Mark is based in the GES Boston Client Care Center managing a team of designers whose primary focus is supporting pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device clients. With over 14 years of experience, including 8 years with GES, Mark has designed global programs for clients such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Wyeth, Biogen-Idec, Vertex and Medrad.
Exhibit Trek!


Mike Thimmesch
has been creating innovative marketing for the last 20 years at Skyline, the industry's most well known and respected modular exhibit company. He is responsible for building Skyline's brand building and demand generation programs. He has been immersed in exhibitor education since his first day at Skyline, and was a central part of the team that made Skyline the first company to win both Best of Show and Best Booth Staffers at the same Exhibitor Show.
How to Write Your Social Media Plan in Eight Steps


Jason Thomas, CTSM
For over 15 years, Jason has been involved in the event industry. First trade shows for the scientific instruments field, then event marketing for the entertainment and higher education sectors. Event marketing on a massive scale; Jason now oversees the event marketing strategies for three universities.
Do You Understand the Big Picture? How to Think From a Program Perspective


Tara Thomas
Tara is a proponent of all things marketing, including strategy, product, branding, events, social media, public relations, communications, and operations. Her background in the marketing of technology applications and online services spans a broad set of technologies including software-as-a-service, B2B, enterprise, financial services, publishing, real estate, and automotive markets. Most recently at Certain, Inc., Tara oversaw a myriad of strategic marketing initiatives that were essential to Certain’s growth. She has over 15 years of expertise managing strategic demand generation and client acquisition programs for companies including The Television Bureau of Advertising, Oracle, Visa, RightWorks, IPIX and The Cobalt Group, a leader in the automotive marketing space. At The Meeting Pool, Tara works with a myriad of event technology startups and established companies on strategies for marketing to the meetings and events industry.
Event App Lab for Trade Show Managers


Chic Thompson
Chic Thompson is founding partner of Creative Management Group, a Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Darden Business School and adjunct faculty at American College of Physician Executives, The YPO University (Young Presidents’ Organization) and The Brookings Institution. He has worked in new product development and marketing for W.L. Gore and Associates (Gore-Tex®), Johnson & Johnson, and Walt Disney. Chic has given over 3000 presentations and partnered with Tony Robbins, Stephen Covey, Cirque du Soleil and Second City Improv.
Foster a Mind-set of Innovation
Think in Opposites to Inspire New Solutions


Scott Tokar
Scott Tokar is a professional speaker, magician and the founder of Corporate-FX, Tradeshow Magic group. Since 1992, his company has helped hundreds of companies explain the features and benefits of their products using magic as a live communications medium in theater-style and aisle-view presentations worldwide.
Booth Basics Boot Camp: Lessons from the Trade Show Floor


Keith Tomaszewski
Keith Tomaszewski manages the national and portable Johnson Controls exhibit program, including strategy, budgets, supplier evaluation and selection, design, asset management, scheduling and execution. Keith is a current member of numerous exhibitor advisory committees/boards. He is also an active member of the Exhibit & Event Marketers Association.
Collaboration: Avenue to Smooth Exhibit Results


Chad Tons
Chad Tons, Infinity Marketing Team
Proven Methods for Effective Outsourcing


Anne Trompeter
As Principal and Chief Creative Strategist at Live Marketing, Anne Trompeter implements novel engagement strategies and online/social media programs for clients ranging from small innovators to Fortune 500 leaders. Her most innovative approaches—which include integrating technical and ground-breaking creative elements into trade show programs, national sales meetings, and leadership summits—have earned numerous client accolades and industry awards. Anne has developed a wide range of client experiences in face-to-face environments as well as online, working for clients such as Abbott Diabetes Care, Intel, and Surescripts. Anne is a past EXHIBITOR speaker, and is also a regular speaker at industry conferences including HCEA and Event Marketing Summit.
Tate & Lyle: A Taste of Trade Show Marketing Excellence


Lorena Troxell
Lorena Troxell is a highly-regarded industry leader and professional, with over 12 years of experience in Project Management, Design, and Account Management. Her first-hand experience in all aspects of the exhibit production process as an Exhibit Designer, Graphic Designer, Detailer, Account and Project Manager give her exceptional insight into the evolution and execution of her projects. She is quick to identify potential challenges and to address them proactively. Troxell is multi-lingual and has a broad cultural experience which empowers her to understand and adapt to any company culture, communicate effectively, and manage client expectations. Since completing her studies in Graphic Design at Universidad del Pedregal in Mexico City, Troxell has continued to develop new skills and broaden her base of experience internationally. Troxell is an integral member of the Gielissen team, managing both domestic and international projects.
Global Frameworks - Part II
Global Frameworks - Part I

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