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Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum

26 - 27 May 2020
JW Marriott Washington, DC, Washington DC, USA

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"200 Leaders, Countless Opportunities"
Every year 200 leaders of the exhibition and convention industry gather for the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF), the event exclusively for C-executives — CEOs, Presidents, Executive Directors, and Vice Presidents — at associations and independent organizers. C-level content focuses on innovations and field-tested strategies for keeping conventions and exhibitions relevant.

Highlights

  • You’ll join the A-list of C-level decision-makers from the exhibition and convention industry.
  • ECEF packs nine hours of peer learning and networking into one day.
  • Attendee-speaker and attendee-attendee exchange are the hallmarks of ECEF.

Timings

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (May 26) (Business)
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM (May 27) (Business)

Entry Fees

Paid Ticket Starts from 795 USD View Details

Participants

220
Visitors

45 Exhibitors Estimated Count

Category & Type

Trade Show
Business Services
Education & Training

Editions

26 - 27 May 2020
29 May 2019
30 May 2018
31 May 2017
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Frequency Annual
Next edition likely in May 2021

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Organizer

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Lippman Connects

USA 1 Total Event

User Community [ Users who have shown interest for this Event ]

Steve Chivers

Steve Chivers

Marketing Head at TL Steels

Indiana County, United States
Bill Taibl

Bill Taibl

Sales Director at EncoreFX

Woodbridge, United States
Rolina Lofranco

Rolina Lofranco

Managing Partner at Speed Bird Technical Works LLC

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Gail Gibson

Gail Gibson

Concierge at Ms.

Laurel, United States
Anna Lucky

Anna Lucky

Kampala at WEYE

Kampala, Uganda
Justice Kumordzi

Justice Kumordzi

Executive Director at Afro American Development Association Ghana

Tema, Ghana
Bako Ambianda

Bako Ambianda

Managing Director at Global Attain Advancement

Austin, United States

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Speakers

Speaker
Sam Lippman

Sam Lippman

President & Founder, Lippman Connects
Speaker
Chet Burchett

Chet Burchett

Chairman, Reed Exhibitions
Speaker
Julie Cottineau

Julie Cottineau

Founder and CEO, BrandTwist
Speaker
Barbara Grobicki

Barbara Grobicki

Chief Alliance & Foundation Officer, American Marketing Association
Speaker
Jennifer Severns

Jennifer Severns

Chief Experience Officer, American Marketing Association
Speaker
Linda Jo Thornberg

Linda Jo Thornberg

President and Owner, Pittsburgh Business Show
Speaker
Wade Baker

Wade Baker

Cybersecurity Researcher, Entrepreneur and Virginia Tech Professor

Schedule & Agenda

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Tue, 26 May 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM Networking
Welcome Reception

Join over 125 of the Who's Who in the industry for C-level networking in an informal setting.

Wed, 27 May 07:00 AM - 08:10 AM Networking
Breakfast
Wed, 27 May 08:10 AM - 08:25 AM Session
5 Key Data Points in 5 Minutes: 2020 ECEF Pulse Summary

Sam Lippman, President, Lippman Connects will start the day with a data-driven overview, spotlighting top-line findings of the 202...continue reading
Sam Lippman
Sam Lippman President & Founder, Lippman Connects
Wed, 27 May 08:25 AM - 09:05 AM Keynote
Opening Keynote: Focusing on Dreams Not Concrete

Chet Burchett, Chairman, Reed Exhibitions, discusses how the power of purpose will keep exhibitions vibrant in the next decade, while data-...continue reading

Chet Burchett
Chet Burchett Chairman, Reed Exhibitions
Wed, 27 May 09:05 AM - 09:30 AM Networking
Self Introductions

Each ECEF 2020 registrant stands and introduces themselves to the 200 executives in attendance.

Wed, 27 May 09:30 AM - 09:50 AM Networking
Networking Break
Wed, 27 May 09:50 AM - 10:30 AM Session
The Transformation of the Customer Experience

Barbara Grobicki, Chief Alliance & Foundation Officer, American Marketing Association and Jennifer Severns, Chief Experience Officer, Ameri...continue reading

Barbara Grobicki
Barbara Grobicki Chief Alliance & Foundation Officer, American..
Jennifer Severns
Jennifer Severns Chief Experience Officer, American Marketing ..
Wed, 27 May 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Session
Preparing for Cybersecurity Issues Before/During/After Your Event
Wade Baker
Wade Baker Cybersecurity Researcher, Entrepreneur and Vi..
Wed, 27 May 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Session
Hot Topic TBA
Wed, 27 May 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM Lunch
Networking Lunch
Wed, 27 May 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM Session
Zero to 60 in 6 Months

Linda Jo Thornberg, President and Owner, The Pittsburgh Business Show will share how she launched a successful event with no staff, no budg...continue reading

Linda Jo Thornberg
Linda Jo Thornberg President and Owner, Pittsburgh Business Show
Wed, 27 May 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM Session
To Be Announced
Wed, 27 May 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM Networking
Networking Break
Wed, 27 May 02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Keynote
Closing Keynote: Innovation with a Brand TWIST

Julie Cottineau, Founder and CEO, BrandTwist will give you the tools to build stronger, more profitable events. She will explain how to us...continue reading

Julie Cottineau
Julie Cottineau Founder and CEO, BrandTwist
Wed, 27 May 03:45 PM - 04:00 PM Session
Top Take Aways

A brief review of the day's key take aways, selected in advance by the speakers and moderator.

Sam Lippman
Sam Lippman President & Founder, Lippman Connects
Wed, 27 May 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM Networking
TechDemo & Reception

Bigger than ever, TechDemo provides hands-on access to 14 event-ready technologies from industry leading vendors. Closing Reception...continue reading

Visitor Ticket Price

795 USDAttendee
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