The Business Events Industry Student Challenge engages competing teams on their knowledge and understanding of the industry to create and propose a successful event. The goal of this challenge is to have a proposal for a meeting, incentive trip, exhibition, tradeshow, consumer show, convention, conference, congress or product launch.
Derrick M. Johnson II, CMP, DES
Senior Director of Meetings, The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers
- Sherrif Karamat, CAE
President and CEO, PCMA
- Eduardo Chaillo, CMP, CMM, CASE
CEO, Global Meetings and Tourism Specialists LLC
- Kati S. Quigley, CMP
Senior Director – Partner Marketing, Microsoft Corporation
- Angie Ranalli, CMP
Vice President of Sales – Midwest Region, San Diego Tourism Authority
- Carol Krugman, MEd, CMP, CMM
Partner, Krugman Maller LLC
Teams from Metropolitan State University of Denver, Iowa State University, Kansas State University and Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis will be competing.