SISO Summer Conference 2022

SISO Women's Leadership Forum - Entrepreneur Talk

Tuesday, August 09, 2022
Stream : Women's Leadership
There are so many amazing female entrepreneurs in the trade show industry. We will hear from a few who have built their own companies and find out what trials and tribulations, as well as rewards and successes, they have faced along the way.
Moderated by
Rachel Wimberly , EVP, Business Development and M&A in the U.S. - Tarsus US
Martha Donato , President - MAD Event Management
Jennifer Hoff , President, Taffy Event Strategies, LLC and President, Trifecta Collective LLC - Taffy Event Strategies and Trifecta Events
Michelle Metter , Partner, Fast Forward Events

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