“How Healthcare Associations Can Unlock Revenue Through Event Tech”
Thu, Apr 19, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

Sign up Now

Join this power-packed panel to hear how healthcare associations are successfully unlocking new revenue streams through event technology. From mobile event apps to beacons, to digital wayfinding and polling, you’ll:

  • Understand the changing event landscape – and how technology is re-shaping the event experience for organizers, exhibitors and attendees.
  • Learn new ideas for engaging your attendees before, during and the event.
  • Explore tips from the healthcare trenches for making technology work for your event.

Webinar Moderator: Dahlia El Gazzar, Tech Evangelist and Founder, DAHLIA+ Inc.

With more than a decade of experience in the meetings industry working both on the planning side and with associations to improve their events, Dahlia is known as the ‘go-to’ source for trend-setting solutions, tech news, and social media advice. She has been featured in: top 50 smartest women in the meetings industry by Smart Meetings Magazine, the top 25 women in the meetings industry list by Meetings & Conventions Magazine, the top 20 of the #eventprofs US & Canada Power 100 List, and the top 5 Women in Event Tech List. Dahlia has also been one of MeetingsNet’s 2015 Changemakers, and was named a Meetings Today Magazine’s Trendsetter & Industry mover & shaker.


Webinar Panelists:

Penelope Freire, Meetings and Exhibits Manager, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

A MeetingsNet 2017 Changemaker, Penelope is part of the team behind the revamped American  College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Annual Meeting. ePosters, livestreamed sessions, learning lounges and adoption of other new technologies were just a few of the new strategies designed to change up the ACMG meeting experience and improve education delivery – resulting in higher attendance, and attendee and exhibitor satisfaction. With over 10 years of experience in association, non-profit and meeting services management, Penelope is also a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Digital Event Strategist (DES), and serves on the program committee of the PCMA Chesapeake Chapter.


Keith Johnston, Managing Partner at i3 Events and publisher, Plannerwire

With 15+ years of experience on both the planner and supplier side of the meetings and events  industry, Keith is a well-known and widely sought after resource for conference planning, technology advice, and social media know-how for association and event professionals worldwide. Keith is the Managing Partner of i3 Events but is widely known as the publisher of the event industry blog, Plannerwire. He has been featured in Plan Your Meetings, Associations Now, Convene, Event Solutions, and the cover of Midwest Meetings Magazine. He appears regularly in numerous industry blogs and podcasts and speaks at conferences across the globe.



Steve Smyth, Vice President of Mobile Solutions, TriStar Publishing

Steve brings over 25 years of experience in conference and exhibit marketing and sales, with the last  10 years specifically helping healthcare associations enhance their conferences and exhibits. As Vice President of Mobile Solutions for TriStar Publishing, an industry-leading event media company, Steve has worked with more than 25 healthcare associations and numerous industry supporters in the development and deployment of more than 100 mobile event apps. From small, 300 attendee CME events to large 20,000 attendee national conferences, Steve is instrumental to help organizers employ event technologies that better the experience of their healthcare professional attendees.

Wayne Crawford, VP Sales, Core-apps

Wayne is an exposition, sales and event technology professional with more than 30 years experience as both an organizer and technology supplier. He is currently Vice President, Sales at Core-apps and has held key management positions at NAB, CES and NXTcomm. In addition to his work on the technology side of the events industry, Wayne has extensive experience as an exposition manager.

For more information contact us by clicking here.


Sign Up for the Webinar