Turning Point

  • Interview with Damion Angus, Group Managing Director, Montgomery Group

    SISO and mdg have partnered to bring you a look inside the minds of some of the most forward-thinking leaders in the event space. This series of interviews focuses on the pandemic’s impact on our industry, and how the people behind top organizations are adapting to overcome new challenges.

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  • Interview with Hervé Sedky, President, Reed Exhibitions Americas

    Fresh perspectives spur creative thinking and help us translate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic into new opportunities for the event industry—which is why mdg and SISO have partnered to bring you a series of interviews with some of the most innovative leaders in our space.


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  • Interview with Bob Priest-Heck, Chief Executive Officer, Freeman

    No one knows what the future of the events industry will look like. By sharing our perspectives and experiences, however, we might be able to help shape it. In this installment of Turning Point: An Interview Series, created by mdg and SISO, you’ll learn what Freeman CEO Bob Priest-Heck is doing to navigate today’s challenges and create brighter tomorrows (and how he’s mastering the art of mindfulness).

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  • Interview with Cassandra Farrington, Co-Founder & Chair Marijuana Business Daily

    Leaders across the events industry are adapting their businesses, evaluating past practices and finding new opportunities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. SISO and mdg have partnered to give you a peek inside the minds of some of the most forward-thinking individuals in our space, with a new series of original interviews. In this installment, you’ll find out what Marijuana Business Daily Co-Founder and Chair Cassandra Farrington is doing to keep her organization agile—and her family focused on the positive.

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  • Interview with Douglas Emslie, Chief Executive Officer, Tarsus Group

    How are leaders in the events industry thinking about the future and adapting to meet new challenges brought about by COVID-19? SISO and mdg have teamed up to bring you insights, ideas and inspiration in a series of interviews with some of the smartest minds in our space. In this installment, you’ll learn what Douglas Emslie, chief executive officer at Tarsus Group, thinks about going digital—and why he’s running so much.

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  • Interview with Greg Topalian, CEO of Clarion Events North America

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about new opportunities, new challenges and a new degree of uncertainty for leaders in the events industry. To facilitate the exchange of ideas and provide oft-needed inspiration, SISO and mdg have partnered to bring you a series of interviews with some of the smartest minds in our space. 

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6 Results

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  • “Without a doubt the most valuable three days of the year for networking, learning, and meeting colleagues.”
    Tony Calanca, Executive Vice President, UBM
  • “Two of the best acquisitions Access Intelligence had executed came directly from contacts and discussions held at the SISO CEO Summit. Beyond that important networking for transactions, I learn best practices from the best in the industry. The ROI for membership is immeasurable.”
    Don Pazour, CEO, Access Intelligence
  • “The impact of SISO is so much bigger than its size. It feels more like a global council of important tribes than a traditional trade association.”
    David Adler, CEO & Founder, Bizbash Media
  • “Our industry thrives on the personal relationships that face-to-face builds, and the CEO Summit is the ultimate place to build YOUR network!”
    Tom Mitchell, President, Messe Dusseldorf North America
  • “As busy, independent, for-profit organizer, SISO keeps our company connected to all the key players working in this industry and allows great relationships and ongoing learning of best practices from the best in the business. All invaluable assets to help move our business forward."
    Howard Hauben, CEO, H2 Events
  • “The SISO membership represents the entire for-profit tradeshow community and the annual SISO conferences are must-attend events for their educational and networking value.”
    Joel A. Davis, Founder & CEO, JD Events
  • “SISO connects strategic minds through invaluable networking opportunities and face-to-face executive conferences focused on excellence and inspiration.”
    Dana Teague, Vice President, Informa Global Exhibitions
  • “Participating in SISO puts you on the leading edge of the events world.”
    Charles McCurdy, CEO, Informa Global Exhibitions