Volunteer Regional Advisory Board Members

APAC Advisory Board Members

Karen Bolinger - -

Founder & Chief Disruptor
Karen Bolinger Consulting

Deborah Caldwell - -

Senior Vice President, Regional Lead, Asia Pacific Global Events
Bank of America

Oscar Cerezales - -

Chief Strategy Officer
MCI Group

Jean Chua - -

Head, Branding & Communications
NTT DATA

Darren Chuckry - -

Founder & Managing Partner
HK Initiative

Ramesh Daryanani - -

Vice President, Global Sales, Asia Pacific
Marriott International

Shogo Kaneda - -

Business Events Strategist
SK. Business Events

Edward Koh - -

Executive Director, Conventions, Meetings & Incentive Travel
Singapore Tourism Board

Simon Lin - -

Vice President & Executive Director, Asia Pacific
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Weemin Ong - -

Vice President, Conventions & Exhibitions
Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd

Teagan Seccombe - -

Head of Events, Australia
Harcourts International

Deanna Varga - -

CEO & Founder
Mayvin Global

Veemal Gungadin - -

CEO
GEVME

Paula Rowntree - -

Head of Events
Australian Psychological Society

Florence Chua - -

Managing Director, APAC
PCMA

EMEA Advisory Board Members

Neil Brownlee - Member -

Head of Business Events
VisitScotland

Sandrine Castres - Member -

Managing Director
MCI Group

Gerd De Bruycker - Member -

Marketing Director EMEAR
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Ben Goedegebuure - Member -

Enterprise Vice President, Global & Industry Presence
Maritz Global Events Inc.

Davi Kaur - Member -

Chief Executive Officer
Eusem

Adrian Ott - Member -

Chief Executive Officer
EFORT

Jack Owens - Member -

International Association Conferences
Fáilte Ireland

Stephen Rose - Member -

Head of Global Communication Services
Siemens AG

Giulia Ineke Sarri - Member -

Creative Strategist
AIM Group International

Jonas Scharf - Member -

Managing Director, Venues
Congress Center Basel

Matthias Schultze - Member -

Managing Director
German Convention Bureau

Klaus Andreas Span - Member -

Director
IBM Corporation

Christoph Tessmar - Member -

Director
Barcelona Convention Bureau

Annalisa Ponchia - Member -

Director of Innovation and Customer Experience
AIM Group International

Jaimé Bennett - Member -

Regional Director, EMEA
PCMA