Introducing Nick Borelli

Happy Wednesday everybody, you’ve made it half way through the week!

Let’s all say hello to Nick Borelli from Borelli Strategies! We are extremely excited to have hi speak at our conference this August! He hopes to leave attendees with  “identifying  the potential partners and attendees for an event and to further collaborate for everyone’s benefit.”

Nick Borelli, President and Strategist of Borelli Strategies, has been in the event industry since he was 14 years old. He specializes in digital marketing strategies through consulting, coaching, and brand communication management for events and event companies.

Nick has been awarded ILEA Esprit Award for International Volunteer of the Year, CBC Magazine’s Networking Star of the Year, Smart Business Magazine’s Social Media Impact Award, and the ISES WOW Award for Best Marketing Campaign over $75,000. In 2015, Nick was selected by Special Event Magazine as one of the 25 Top Young Professionals to watch. He speaks internationally on topics ranging from event technology, content marketing, digital and live engagement, trade show exhibiting, and leadership.

He has held multiple positions with the International Live Events Association (ILEA) including International Marcom Chair, Chair of Digital Strategy, Midwest Brand Champion, ISES Live Conference Technology Chair as well as Cleveland Chapter VP of Communication and President. Nick is the Chair of Public Relations and Marketing for the SEARCH Foundation and is on the Advisory Council for the Student Event Planners Association and Events Uncovered.

Event Influencer Marketing –The Most Powerful Strategy You Aren’t Using
Wednesday, August 22 | 10:45am – 12:00pm
If you finding yourself needing some inspiration or even just looking for a great read, please check out the links below for more information on the quality of work Nick produces:

My Panel Inclusion Rider – Diversity Matters

F8 2018 – What It Could Mean For Events

Digital Organization Strategies for Sanity’s Sake

Borelli Strategies

 

Introducing Sylvia Allen

Happy Saturday everybody! How is everyone doing?

Let’s all say hello to Sylvia Allen from Allen Consulting! We are extremely excited to have her speak at our conference this August! She hopes to leave attendees with is “confidence can easily sell sponsorships.”

Sylvia Allen, has been teaching and practicing sponsorship sales for decades! Her simple, easy-to-follow program is designed for all size markets … small-medium-large .. and is customer focused. It’s a shift from “we need” to “what can we do for you”.  As a result, it is very successful and creates long term partnerships.

She has taught around the world, 20 years at NYU, countless festival and event conferences, main street conferences and park and recreation conventions, to name just a few. She is the author of “How to be Successful at Sponsorship Sales” and “A Womans’ Guide to Sales Success”.

 A few of her many rewards include IFEA Hall of Fame, top 50 women entrepreneurs in NJ, Girl Scout woman of the Year, and outstanding philanthropist of the year from AFP for her work in Uganda, Africa.

She has sold millions of dollars in sponsorship for such clients as the Garden State Arts Center, Iditarod race in Alaska and the San Gennaro Festival in New York City.

 We look forward to hearing her session! Make sure you are registered so that you don’t miss out! Her session title and time is below:

How to Increase Your Sponsorship Revenue Wednesday, August 22 | 10:45am – 12:00pm

If you finding yourself needing some inspiration or even just looking for a great read, please check out the links below for more information on the quality of work Sylvia produces:

Top 10 Rules for Sponsorship Hunters

The Six P’s of Sales Performance

Where are Sponsorship Dollars for 2018

Making Telephone Calls