Philip McKay has a proven track record as a successful senior executive with leading event companies. He currently is the Founder and CEO of nGage Events, LLC. nGage produces award-winning hosted buyer events in 12 leading markets for enterprise-level companies. Before founding nGage Events, Phil consulted as an Executive VP for Questex Media and was responsible for their hosted model events and technology group. He has also served as Senior Vice President of the World Market Center in Las Vegas in charge of growing their event portfolio in the furniture, gift and home accessories industries. Mr. McKay held the position of Group Vice President and General Manager at Gartner's Vision Events, where he managed the teams of 10 different brands which were leaders in the hosted events in each of their verticals. He also served as Senior Vice President of International for Key3Media Group, overseeing the company's portfolio of COMDEX and N+I with 20 plus markets in Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Prior to Key3Media, McKay was Group Managing Director for Penton Media. In 2004, Mr. McKay was recognized and awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from Tradeshow Week magazine for his outstanding and distinguished contributions to the global events industry. McKay also was honored as a Tradeshow Leader by TSNN and a Power Lunch by Tradeshow Executive.
McKay was a member of the board of directors of SISO, Massachusetts Convention Center Advisory Board, also was past chairman of IAEE Senior Executive Advisory Board and The Future Strategy of Trade Fairs. He also was a past member of the Research Committee of CEIR and editorial advisory board member of Tradeshow Executive Magazine.
24-Aug-2021SISO Small Business Roundtable - Part 1
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