Sharing past experiences to help shape future leaders.

Students, Young Professionals and Emerging Leaders now have the opportunity to hear directly from Experienced Industry Professionals on how they got their start, challenges and successes, and their advice on making a mark in Special Events. The Industry Insider will be broadcast live through Google Hangout OnAir during the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month and recorded versions of past sessions are available for viewing online. To participate in a live broadcast and ask questions, click the registration details link for the event you are interested in below.  All live broadcasts will be from 12:30pm - 1:30pm. Hosted by the FFEA Education & Emerging Leaders Committee.


January 26, 2016
Jennifer Berthiaume, Marketing & Events Director, Lion Country Safari


PAST VERSIONS (click the link below each one to view)
January 13, 2015
Dawn Read, Event Director, Winterfest, Inc.  Home of the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

January 27, 2015
Mary Pinak, Community Events Manager, City of West Palm Beach
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February 10, 2015
Paul Jamieson, Executive Director, SunFest
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February 24, 2015
Rick Hubbard, President, Rick Hubbard Entertainment

March 10, 2015
Katherine Phillips-Chaplin, Chief Operating Officer, Coconut Grove Arts Festival

March 24, 2015
Kendra Wright, President, Saffire Events
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April 14, 2015
Paul Davis, General Manager, Florida Strawberry Festival

April 28, 2015
Nancy Stewart-Franczak, Executive Director, Festival Management Group
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September 8, 2015
Linda Piper, Events Coordinator, City of Gainesville

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September 22, 2015
Bobby Rodriguez, President & CEO, Florida Renaissance Festival
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