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Earn CMP credits!

ALL education sessions at this year's conference are approved by The Events Industry Council to count toward your CMP certification. Keep your professional status up-to-date while enjoying and learning from this incredible lineup of speakers.

Steve SanchezPresidentThe JDK Group

Steve Sanchez is a leader of innovation and a champion of positive change. He embodies his mantras of living passionately and always being better than you were yesterday. Steve currently serves as the President of The JDK Group, an internationally-recognized event production firm based in Central Pennsylvania. His enlivening passion for all things celebratory and his sales, marketing, and business acumen allowed him to swiftly move through the company’s organizational structure to a lead executive seat in just six years. Steve began as a Jr. Event Specialist and within his first six months, hit the ground running by initiating the company’s rebrand from a full-service catering company to a full-fledged internationally recognized event production firm. During his time at JDK, Steve restructured the company’s sales process and hiring techniques, developed a new company culture platform, cultivated new strategies for venue partnerships, and expanded the market reach with new territory growth - all while maintaining continuous profitable growth. Steve’s unique skillset and talent also enabled JDK and its employees to appear in numerous local and national publications, magazine covers, television appearances, and blogs and achieve award-winning international recognition. He continues to garner more international exposure for JDK through his professional commitments. Steve has conducted countless speaking engagements, is an active member of Vistage, a recipient of Central Pennsylvania Business Journal’s Forty Under Forty, MIBE Heart Leader of the Year, and serves as the President of the International Caterers Association. A proponent for technology with a people-focused mindset, Steve blends his skills to provide a successful company-wide outlook as he leads the vision for The JDK Group team towards profitable sales growth, new business ventures, and a core focus on building a better future for the employees of the company.