Steph Beckett

Managing Editor, rAVe [PUBS]
Marcos Drpic

CEO & Founder, Music Center

Started in the MI retail industry in 2002 with Music Center.  A few years later, began with Pro Audio and Installations in houses of worship, Theaters, restaurants, etc,. On 2014 began distribution for Bolivia, Paraguay and Chile. 
Kelli Lankford

AV Specialist , Freeman

Jivan Pais

Business Development Manager, Gulf Systems

Sean Moore

CTO, The Lucid Mirage

keith neves

Creative Director / Tech Director, Neves Creative Inc

Keith Neves is a design expert with over 25 years of experience in live entertainment, permanent installations, and experiential marketing. His creative explorations span multiple media and industry platforms, with a particular emphasis on the intersection of technology and art. He is a driven creator with a long list of accomplishments; brands worldwide rely on him to bring large-scale projects to life. Keith's notable accomplishments include serving as the lighting designer for the Wu-Tang Clan's live performance at Coachella, acting as technical director and designer for the GoPro Hero launch live streamed from Squaw Valley, serving as technical director for Spotify's Grammy Event in Los Angeles celebrating all ten Best New Artists, and being the designer and technical director for Panasonic Avionics' international tradeshow booth for ten years in a row. He founded Neves Creative Inc. in 2010 and collaborates with award-winning production teams and agencies to create projects that wow audiences and win awards. Some of Keith's past projects include well-known companies like Adobe, Spotify, Slack, Panasonic, Tinder, Google, Disney, Pfizer, Nickelodeon, Webflow, Appian, GoPro, Samsung, Cadillac, Intel, Netflix, Nintendo, Amazon, T-Mobile, AT&T, WB, Jaguar, Meta, and Apple in the US and abroad. Keith, an avid explorer of the technological frontier, is particularly interested in emerging technologies such as AI, AR, XR, and VR. He is constantly investigating these tools as new forms of creative storytelling, looking for case studies, and imagining novel use cases. His enthusiasm for fusing art and technology drives his work, which pushes boundaries and seeks transformative digital experiences that captivate and engage audiences. Keith's extensive portfolio showcases his technical and creative direction expertise for live concerts, trade show exhibits, theater, corporate events, art installations, festivals, virtual production, and experiential brand activations. Keith has a well-deserved reputation for serving not only his clients but their teams, dedicating himself to being a solution-based designer who is always looking for new and innovative tools to bring into play.
JoAnne Engle

Audio Visual Technician, International Training & Education Center

Jennifer Brar

Western Region Sales Manager, SpinetiX

Nathan Sample

Operations Manager, Harkness Screens

Jeffrey Lipp

AV Consultant, Lipp AV Design

ABU ALI FARMIDI

BROADCAST-PROFESSIONAL-MULTIPLATFORM-STRATEGIST, Weboxyzen

As a broadcast professional and multiplatform strategist with a passion for writing, I bring a unique perspective to content creation. Throughout my broadcasting career, which began in 2005, I have honed my skills in video production, system integration, and live event management. I have also managed interns and performed field marketing projects while maintaining a self-driven commitment to ongoing learning and growth. In addition to my technical expertise, I am also an avid reader and enjoy exploring new avenues for personal and professional development. My work in the digital media and web development sector has given me a fresh perspective on the power of content to connect with audiences and create meaningful change. As a multifaceted individual, I take pride in excelling in various pursuits. From international competitions and sports events to writing and volunteering, I always seek new ways to challenge myself and positively impact the world. If you're looking for a collaborator who can help you bring your ideas to life and deliver results on time, I'm here to help. Let's connect and explore how to work together to achieve your goals.
Felipe Farias

Project engineer , Sibit

Theresa Reyes

Advertising and Operations Manager , Signage Media Plus Inc

Krissy Rushing Tomlin

CEO, RISE Media Strategy

Krissy Rushing Tomlin is the CEO and co-founder of RISE Media Strategy. RISE is a full-service marketing agency that emphasizes expert, no-rewrites-needed, use-everywhere content that creates a resounding YES in the commercial and residential AV markets and beyond. This new marketing and content firm provides a fresh perspective on messaging, content, and marketing using big-picture AV expertise plus boots-on-the ground tactical marketing and writing chops to bring your company's message into crystal-clear view. 
Bryan Meszaros

CEO, OpenEye Global

As the CEO and Founder of OpenEye Global, Bryan’s vision and interpretation of interactive and visual media have transformed OpenEye into an elite experience design agency. With a specialty in digital strategy & experience design, Bryan has worked on crafting innovative experiences for high-profile brands like Merlin Entertainment, Unilever, Honeywell, Santander, Kravet, and Hershey. Meszaros is an active board member of the Digital Signage Federation, Shop! Association and previously served as the President of SEGD (Society for Experiential Graphic Design). He is also an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University.
Amitkumar Parmar

AV System Design Engineer, SPOR AV

Ana Mendez

Senior Category Manager , Wesco Anixter

Amer Khan

Senior Technology Consultant, CKR Consulting Engineers

AV Trainer

Director of TechOps, ChamTech

John Sidline

Product Marketing Manager, Biamp

Daniel Shatzkes

CEO, Harmony Studios Inc.

Danny is a family man first. A husband and father to 5 (yes, five) children. A life-long Brooklyn-ite, Danny is a multi-instrumentalist and avowed entrepreneur. Danny has 2 decades of experience in music & Pro Audio, AV, studio and live production, and acoustic design & implementation. He received his Masters in Music Technology from NYU, having completed the Tonmeister Sequence as well as a concetration in acoustics studies. As CEO of Harmony Studios and co-founder of Integrated Acoustics, Danny has worked on hundreds of projects that span all facets of audio, music and AV. And as founder and CEO of Gig Gear LLC, Danny has a deep knowledge of the manufacturing process and importing for the production and AV industries.