Editor in Chief, EventMB
Julius Solaris is the editor in chief of EventMB. Started in 2007, EventMB is the number one online platform for event professionals. EventMB was acquired in 2019 by Skift, the largest and most influential travel media company worldwide.
He has been named one of the most influential individuals in the meetings industry by many magazines and media for the past 10 years.
Julius has conducted some of the most groundbreaking research for the event industry. Over 3,000 events reviewed and 15,000 event professionals interviewed.
Julius’ analysis and reports have been downloaded by over 300,000 event professionals. 300,000 more read EventMB every month. Julius has been keynote for events in 12 countries and for over 200,000 attendees.
Corey McCarthy has more than twenty years of experience in media and tech. As Socio’s Chief Marketing Officer, Corey and her team bring event organizers impactful tech and thought leadership that truly delivers success.
In her former life, Corey ran a portfolio brand for Penton Media, and has extensive insights into all facets of the event, digital media, and publishing businesses.
Co-Founder, Two Social Media Chicks
Sabrina Meyers is an independent event planner and founder of Hot Hospitality Exchange, her brand and platform where she creates visual content from a MICE and event planners’ perspective mainly on Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn as well as Facebook and Twitter. She’s also co-founder of newly launched social media creative agency, Two Social Media Chicks which consults with clients in the events, hospitality and lifestyle on social media content creation, coaching, marketing and strategy. She’s a very active voice in the global events community and big believer in creative collaboration and all things #eventprofs related!
President/ Strategist, Borelli Strategies
Nick Borelli’s consultancy, Borelli Strategies, focuses on marketing solutions for events and event companies. He is an international speaker and has been member and volunteer with numerous event industry associations. He is also the marketing chair of the event industry non-profit, The SEARCH Foundation.
Nick has been named a Changemaker by MeetingsNet, awarded International Volunteer of the Year by International Live Events Association, and has won numerous marketing awards. He has served as an advisor and ambassador for associations, conferences, technology companies and numerous event suppliers. Nick is obsessed with telling stories that change behaviors.
The State of the Event Industry will present the results of a research study that asked 1,700 event professionals what the present and the future look like for events. Some of the topics covered will include a timeline for the comeback of meetings and events, the impact of Covid-19 on the industry, and the role of virtual events. Join our expert panels for a discussion on the research and to ask your questions.
The largest global research study on the state of the industry.
Understand what’s working in virtual events.
Leave our event with a plan; know when to go back to business safely.
Make informed decisions about your business, event or career.