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DAVID MERRELL PRESENTS: Current Trends in the Events Industry

David Merrell  (CEO & Creative Director, AOO Events, Inc.)

Jaka Jaiteh  (Senior Producer, AOO Events)

Susie Perelman  (Owner, Mosaic)

Talley Moore  (Senior Event Strategist, Ciena)

Location: WF3 Bridge stage

Date: Tuesday, March 28

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

If you attend one seminar at CS+TSE, this is it! We need to know and understand that the post-covid trend in trends is that “trends” no long apply to design. As the event industry begins to build back, the journey back is much different than we all had anticipated. This presents new challenges and new opportunities.

In this session you will learn how these new trends include changes in the workplace both internally and externally and what they are.

Come to hear from David, his colleagues, and clients as they discuss important concepts affecting your business this coming year. Leave with an understanding of:

• Current challenges in event execution as we re-build our careers and business offerings. A deep dive conversation with the attendees curated by David and Jaka Jaiteh, Senior Producer at AOO Events will give you new insight.

• The new wants and needs of our client, and how we identify and meet these needs. Discover the client-side of issues with a frank discussion between David, Jaka, and AOO Events’ corporate client, Talley Moore from Ciena.

• And finally, some fun! In the tradition of David’s signature trend sessions, Susie Perelman from Mosaic Linens will join him on stage in an encore presentation on event design trends. Because no matter what, we will always want to stay ahead of our competition by knowing the latest colors, patterns, and styles!