Danny StevensRead more
Danny is a pioneer of the Meeting & Event industry, as a founder of the leading event agency Event Masters since 1991 he managed over 3000 events and understands the needs of meeting and event planners as no other.
With fielddrive he introduced a disruptive and global approach for onsite badging services, visitor tracking and face recognition technology, and is always striving to bring the latest technology to improve the onsite visitor experience.
He's a passionate traveler and photographer and always in for an adventure and out to discover new technology trends.
He has been spotted riding enduro motorbikes trough the Australian outback, diving the waters of Indonesia, kiteboarding the shores of Venezuela, discovering indigenous tribes in Ethiopia, taking areal photographs with drones in Cambodia, crossing the Sine Saloum with a jetski, looking for his golfbal in bushes of Andalusia, playing handpan in Vindravan, and dwelling technology fairs around the globe.
Open for International partnerships and investor opportunities.
Specialties: face recognition, creative concepting, event management, ROI methodology, event relation marketing, software development, event technology, onsite delegate management.
Miguel NevesRead more
Miguel is EventMB’s Editor-in-chief and likes to describe himself as a "curious creator and caring curator of computerized content and a conscious connector of charismatic characters".
He lives and breathes the event tech sector and is deeply engaged in the global online community of event professionals. He is active in volunteer roles across the industry and currently sits on the International Board of Directors of Meeting Professionals International.
Miguel is a Portuguese soul who built a career in the UK and is now raising a young family in southern Denmark.
Marco GibertiRead more
Marco is a successful entrepreneur and investor with over 25 years of intensive experience in media, technology, and the live events industry. He is the Founder and CEO of Vesuvio Ventures, where he works with startups, Venture and Private Equity investors, and corporate innovators serving as a coach, advisor, interim executive, board member, or angel investor (or a combination thereof).
After several years in a successful career as a corporate executive at Apple, Marco pursued his entrepreneurial ambitions and became:
• Co-founder and Board Member of Mind Opener, a leading publishing group in Latin America that was later sold to British Pearson Media Group, and
• Co-founder and Board Member of e-mind, an internet and media communications company that was sold to Liberty Media.
• President, CEO and co-founder of Mind Trainer (later Reed Exhibitions), a firm specializing in the organization of major regional trade-shows and events that was sold to Reed Elsevier after a successful long-term joint venture.
Marco is a Harvard Business School OPM Graduate, and member of YPO, the Young Presidents Organization and a frequent speaker at industry conferences.
He is also a co-author of the best-selling books The Face of Digital focused on how digital technologies are changing the live events business industry and Reinventing Live about the “Always-On” future of live events.
Gordon Glenister (Moderator)
Gordon Glenister (Moderator)Read more
I work with my clients to help them become better leaders in the world of influencer marketing and/or running better membership organisations with the aim of
✅ Increasing market share
✅ Increasing revenue
✅ Showing greater authority
✅ Showing greater visibility
✅ Creating more impact
✅ Showing more influence
✅ Seeing more referrals
I help them develop or refine their membership or influencer proposition and I do this by auditing their current business and getting a clear understanding of the challenges ahead, then go through a mapped process to achieve the desired results
✅ Audit evaluation
✅ Re-aligning mission and brand proposition
✅ Creating influencer or membership strategy
✅ Refer key influential people to help amplify the plan
✅ Evaluate success by testing and measuring effectiveness
I can also work to help businesses write blogs on their websites, collaborate on white papers and help them build their brand exposure through my podcasts
When I work with individuals, I go through the same process of understanding their business challenges and how I can help them to achieve a more successful membership programme or consider how best to become an influencer. Influencer marketing is the fastest growing advertising discipline today
🎓 About Me
I have run trade associations, launched online education platforms, exhibitions and magazines as well as grown the membership of many organisations. I specialise in mystery shopper audits too I won the BPMA personality of the year in 2009 and now work with leading brands, agencies and SMEs
I love working with ambitious people that want to make a difference to their organisations.
Based: London, UK.