Marketing Specialist | BeatCreative Marketing
Michelle lives, eats and breathes marketing for the event and meeting industries. Known as the “Event Marketing Maven” and a consummate social media enthusiast. Her innate ability lies in helping companies create an online presence through smart and engaging marketing strategy. Her company’s client portfolio includes many influential event planners, suppliers, and small businesses in central Florida and beyond. With an intensive 10 + year background in advertising, marketing and promotions, she brings innovative design and savvy marketing approach to all her client projects. Michelle has also previously served on the Board of Directors for Meeting Planners International Orlando chapter as Director of Sponsorships, Wish Upon a Wedding Orlando, as Marketing Chair and the International Special Events International Marketing and Communication committee. She is also a national speaker and educator on social media for event businesses and at events. Speaking at conferences across the country as well as lending her expertise in contributing to international blogs, renowned local and national publications. She has been featured in Fast Company, Crains New York Business, Special Event Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, Orlando Weekly, and BizBash. Some of the many accolades Michelle has received include: 2015 MeetingsNet Changemaker, 2013 & 2011 Biz Bash Florida Readers’ Choice Award Nominee- Public Relations Executive of the year and Event Solutions Magazine – 2013, 2012, 2011 Spotlight Award Finalist – Marketing Professional of the Year.
Tahira Endean, CMP
Manager, Event Marketing | QuickMobile
Tahira believes in the power of technology to enhance the human experience and brings over 20 years of meeting design and event production expertise to her work and her knowledge sharing opportunities. An instructor at BCIT of Sustainable Event Operations and frequent speaker at industry events, Tahira brings an innate curiosity about how we can all share stories, for our clients and for ourselves into play. Recognized as a social media influencer and someone to follow by both MeetingsNet (2014) and BizBash (2015) her love of social media, and how it can be used to engage, inform, connect and drive business is going to bring you real information in this evening’s session.