Speaker: Anthony Maggiore, CMP, CED, DES
Sr. Manager, Meeting Services
As a Sr. Manager, Meeting Services for HIMSS Anthony is responsible for overall Global Conference logistics, food and beverage planning, special events and hotel contracting for more than 90,000 room nights annually. The HIMSS Global Conference attracts 1,400 exhibitors and 45,000 attendees. For HIMSS21, held August 9-13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Anthony was the primary lead on establishing the show’s overall Health & Safety plan, which included a vaccination mandate for all attendees, exhibitors, speakers and HIMSS staff.
Born and raised in Chicago, Anthony’s event career started in Hollywood, when he moved to Los Angeles after college and managed casting events for game shows and reality shows. Missing his Midwestern roots Anthony moved back to Chicago and worked for 8 years as a Sr. Event Manager at Chicago’s McCormick Place. His customer roster included National Restaurant Association, International Housewares Association, Microsoft, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American College of Cardiology, and yes, even HIMSS.
Anthony was named one of Special Event Magazine’s “25 Young Event Professionals to Watch” in 2019 and has recently earned his CED & DES certifications.