2022 Sponsors


2022 Sponsors

Our TSNN Awards Sponsors

TSNN is pleased and proud to have the support of the following generous sponsors for the TSNN Awards: Celebrating Success & Innovation!

Host Sponsor - Caesars Entertainment 


More than 20 nationwide destinations offering more than 50 first-class properties - with 60,000 luxurious guest rooms and 2 million square feet of meeting space. 

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Venue Sponsor - CAESARS FORUM 


Opened on  March 18, 2020, CAESARS FORUM is a $375 million conference center that has redefined offerings for meetings and events in Las Vegas:

  • Located at the center of the Las Vegas Strip, CAESARS FORUM provides direct access to 8,500 hotel rooms at Harrah’s Las Vegas, The LINQ Hotel + Experience and Flamingo Hotels, as well as the LINQ Promenade, entertainment, restaurant and retail complex.
  • The 550,000 square-foot conference center, located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, is the first facility of this size built on one level.
  • CAESARS FORUM, inspired by the Roman Forum as a place of gathering, can accommodate over 10,000 participants at one time.
  • Since opening, CAESARS FORUM is honored to have been selected for the following meetings industry annual meetings: ConferenceDirect’s annual partner meeting, HelmsBriscoe ABC, Cvent Connect, MPI WEC and PCMA’s Convening Leaders.
  • This past April, CAESARS FORUM and the city of Las Vegas host the 2022 NFL Draft.
  • The conference center features the two largest pillarless ballrooms in the world: Forum and Summit Ballrooms, each with 110,00 square feet of meeting space. Each can fit one football field in length. With over 2.1 miles of airwalls, CAESARS FORUM can be divided into limitless configurations.
  • Forum Plaza, with direct access from CAESARS FORUM, is the only 100,000 square foot dedicated outdoor meeting and event space in Las Vegas.
  • CAESARS FORUM offers six 1,250-square-foot beautifully appointed boardrooms, providing full privacy with intelligent glass control – the glass frosts when a meeting is in progress.
  • CAESARS FORUM has a biophilic design with many natural design elements, spacious and open with direct access to the outdoors. The pre-function space has an elegant feel with tall windows, lots of natural light and large glass garage doors opening onto Forum Plaza perfect for coffee breaks and cocktail receptions.
  • CAESARS FORUM will be Leed GOLD certified and is estimated to be 44% more water efficient than a building of the same size. This will save 4.6 million gallons of water per year – equivalent to seven Olympic-sized swimming pools.

Hotel Sponsor 


Opening Party Sponsor 

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide. It also owns and operates the 4.6 million square-foot Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), one of the busiest facilities in the world set in the center of Las Vegas’ signature excitement and entertainment.

With nearly 150,000 hotel rooms and 14 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space in Las Vegas alone, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting leisure and business visitors to the area. The LVCVA also owns the Las Vegas Monorail, an elevated 3.9-mile system with seven stops throughout the resort corridor, and the Las Vegas Convention Center Loop designed by The Boring Company. A first-of-its kind for a convention center, the Las Vegas Convention Center  Loop is an underground tunnel system that transports guests across the 200-acre LVCC campus in under two minutes using a fleet of all-electric Tesla vehicles. Plans are underway for an expanded system throughout the destination known as the Vegas Loop, which will ease traffic congestion and be a must-experience attraction for visitors to Las Vegas.

John S. Schreiber, CEM  |  Vice President of Business Sales
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority  |  LVCVA.com
T: 702-892-0711 | Direct: 702-892-2826

After Party Sponsor


Tao Group Hospitality

We are the global leader in premium hospitality operating more than 70 branded locations in over 20 markets. From best in class cuisine, including Michelin-starred restaurants, to award winning nightlife and world renowned daylife, we deliver unforgettable entertainment. Tao Group Hospitality inspires remarkable experiences for our guests.


TAO GROUP HOSPITALITY EVENTS New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago & More (taogroup.com)

Linda Brookins Director of Sales, Tao Group Hospitality Las Vegas

lvevents@taogroup.com 702-388-9301

Gala Decor Sponsor

Destinations by Design

In operation since 1990, Destinations by Design provides high-quality destination management, event, and design services to the incentive and corporate markets. Our recent clients include many Fortune 500 companies, as well as major hotels and casinos in Las Vegas and beyond.

We are a family of inventive souls who create immersive worlds for our clients. Through our dedicated and diligent approach, we have built a solid foundation of fabrication though imagination. That foundation has led to a reputation of excellence that defines both our execution and our family. We are the dreamers, the thinkers, the planners, the team behind the curtain.

We are DBD.

cindy pham, sales manager

7608 w teco ave las vegas, nevada 89113

o: 702.798.9555 | c: 702.280.8861


Entertainment Sponsor


Sight & Sound Events 

Sight & Sound Events is a professional multi-award winning event production and entertainment company in Las Vegas, Nevada. We provide clients with superior service in entertainment enabling them to build incredible experiences. See why clients trust Sight & Sound Events to infuse their special day with the energy and fun it deserves!


Jodi Harris, CEO of FUN | at Sight & Sound Events

5615 Cameron Street, Suite 1

Las Vegas, NV 89118P 

702.365.9526    http://www.SightNSound.com 

Presenting Sponsors 

SMT expo 

SMT expo Systems is a division of Glenmore Industries, which is a privately owned 45 year old family business headquartered in Edison, NJ. We are the industry’s only fully brandable floorplan booth system. Our patented technology utilizes a tool-less design for a lightning quick install. Completely customize every square inch of our NOVA™ fabric booth systems and light walls with branded logos and designs to not only alleviate your exhibitors’ logistics expense, but create a new revenue stream for your organization’s event. Whether you need a full floorplan, zone activations, custom light walls, or meeting rooms, SMT expo Systems has you covered. 

Goodbye to the old. Hello NOVA.

SMT expo Systems will make your next event, and its bottom line, a superstar.

For further information on how SMT expo can improve your next event please contact us and visit https://smtexpo.com/.

Scott Lebwohl, Executive Vice President

SMT expo, a division of Glenmore Industries


M   +1 732.547.4386

W   +1 732.395.4032 x121



The leading event solution for nonprofits and commercial enterprises, Personify A2Z Events includes everything needed to manage and optimize your exposition, tradeshow or conference. Our powerful, SaaS-based tools deliver end-to-end support for event management tasks, allowing you to streamline floor plan management, event websites, online contracts, sponsorships, speaker management, reporting and more. Purpose-built and proven, maximize events and deliver experiences with A2Z Events. Learn more.

Contact: Chris Garner



Registration Sponsor 

Maritz Global Events

Maritz Global Events is like no other events company. 

In fact, we don’t see ourselves as an events company. We are an experience design company that does events everywhere in the world … and we do them really, really well. An extension of your team, we’ll always have your back and bring you the best in design and innovation, based on what the data tells us. Because you are like no other. And, your success is the only benchmark to our success.

Jamie Murdock, Managing Vice President, Sales
Maritz Global Events
T. +1 240.383.6933

Visit: maritzglobalevents.com

Gold Sponsors 


ASP provides world class website design and an event focused CMS "Showoff"​. Operating since 1997 and privately owned, our content management system, SHOWOFF, has been specifically built for the events industry by a team of people with years of online and event experience and our websites work across all devices. ASP’s knowledge of the event industry allows us to offer advice and opinions gained across countless projects. Unlike other web suppliers we truly understand the industry and its marketing and operational needs.

ASP are also behind the #OneMillionTree Campaign, which was created to encourage the events industry to join forces to plant 1 million trees by 2025 to offset our carbon emissions.

Jon Benjamin, Managing Director 

ASP Solutions Ltd 
Work.Life Farringdon, 120 Aldersgate Street,

Email: Jon.Benjamin@asp.events
Phone: +44 (0)20 8603 5676
Web: https://www.asp.events  


By Meeting Planners, For Meeting Planners.

eventPower has proudly served the meeting and convention industry for 26 years, providing conference management software tools and services that make our clients more efficient. Skilled, certified meeting planning professionals combined with a state-of-the-art, cloud-based software platform ensure the realization of our client’s vision for their in-person, virtual or hybrid event.

The platform includes Online Registration, Onsite Badge Printing, Call for Papers, Application & Review, Speaker & Agenda Management, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales and Fulfillment, Lead Retrieval, Session Tracking, Matchmaking, Website Development, Mobile App and Virtual & Hybrid Event Experience.

Contact us to learn more about eventPower’s all-in-one solution developed by meeting planners, for meeting planners.

Laurie Powell, Chief Growth Officer 

703-740-1940 | lpowell@eventPower.com


Resorts World - “The Best Las Vegas Convention Hotel”

Come visit the first resort to open on the Las Vegas strip in the last decade and the only resort to be connected to the Las Vegas Convention Center by the Loop, Resorts World Las Vegas.  The sleek yet simple elegance of this new $4.3 billion property was developed with the intention of bringing you an elevated experience with three top-tier Hilton brands — Hilton, Conrad and Crockfords by LXR, all under one roof.  Opened on June 24, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas seamlessly blends the technology and luxury appeal of an urban contemporary resort with the traditions and time-honored details of the international brand.  The design of the resort keeps the convention customer top of mind with 250,000 square feet of space only steps away from your guestroom.  Three of our key design features are outdoor event space, natural light and over-sized pre-function areas.   Resorts World Las Vegas features 3,500 guest rooms and suites; an innovative, next-generation gaming floor; over 40 world-class food and beverage options; a 5,000-capacity theatre; distinct nightlife venues; an extensive retail collection boasting a wide spectrum of internationally known brands; and more.

Jerelle Gordon, Director of National Accounts


Office: +1 (702) 676-6405

Mobile: +1 (615) 339-7446

3000 Las Vegas Blvd S

Las Vegas, NV 89109



Among the top three service contractors in North America, Fern provides unmatched customer service, best-in-class creativity, and innovative solutions for trade shows throughout the U.S. and Canada. With offices and personnel located from Washington DC to Washington State, serving more than 1400 events annually. 

Fern is dedicated to first understanding our client's objectives along with their broader goals.  This attitude toward understanding and then serving extends to how we engage and serve exhibitors, sponsors, and other event participants.   

Jeff Hoffend



Silver Sponsors 


EXPOCAD® is the professional’s choice.  Our suite of software products are used by the most elite show organizers and general service contractors in the world.  They successfully create, manage and market their global events with an EXPOCAD® solution on platforms that range from the desktop to the internet to mobile devices.     

Designed by professionals for professionals, our products are seamlessly integrated, dimensionally accurate and rich with revenue creating features.  From the smallest table top show to the largest events on 3 continents, nearly $1 billion dollars in space is managed by an EXPOCAD® solution annually.   

Our suite of products includes exclusively designed software for the general service contractor community to professional show organizers in the trade, corporate and consumer industries.  


Contact Us!

Susie Wilson, Vice President, Sales & Marketing  
EXPOCAD® by A.C.T. Inc.  
69 S. LaSalle Street
Aurora, IL  60505

Email: Susie@expocad.com 
Phone: 630.896.2281 x1082
Web: www.expocad.com   

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Fuse Technologies 

Fuse empowers event organizers to generate significant new revenue by bundling hotel, networking, nightlife and curated 'Host City' offerings around the event registration process.  Organizers can now capture a much larger percentage of the attendee travel and entertainment budget, and those attendees can enjoy an elevated event experience. 

IndustryConnect has partnered with Fuse Technologies to bring this powerful new solution to the trade show and conference market.

To learn more, please visit www.fuseignited.com/trade-shows

Dave Einzig

Founder, IndustryConnect



Map Your Show

MYS (Map Your Show) is the gold standard when it comes to event and conference management software, partnering with events of all sizes, including 9 of the current Top 10 Trade Show Executive Gold 100 shows. Their user-friendly interface provides event managers with unparalleled tools to organize and execute your event efficiently, including Integrated Directory Floor Plan & Search, Conference Management, Booth Sales, Exhibitor Data Collection, Mobile App, Printed Products and more.

Sell Smarter with MYS Booth Sales. Accelerate space application submissions by empowering exhibitors to choose booths from a live floor plan or submit space requests to show management. MYS gives you the ability to manage payment schedules, process payments, and bundle advertising opportunities.

Connect Exhibitors and Attendees. Heighten the engagement of exhibitors and attendees by utilizing MYS’s integrated directory and planning tool, allowing attendees to prepare for the event in advance and network with exhibitors before, during and after the event.

Increase Your Event’s Revenue. MYS also affords exclusive advertising opportunities, utilizing their professional exhibitor engagement team, making MYS your partner in revenue generation.

Simplify and Streamline Your Planning Process. Organize everything from your call for proposals and speakers to room scheduling, all from one easy-to-use dashboard. With the MYS Conference Management module, managing your event has never been easier.

Choosing MYS as an event and conference management software partner equips every event organizer with the tools to make each event a success.


Shepard is a nationwide, full-service event management company transforming spaces into engaging and immersive environments. With over 100 years’ experience, they provide corporate events, trade shows, conferences, and exhibits with the solutions needed to produce fresh and evolving face-to-face experiences. Shepard’s solutions include event strategy, creative and design, logistics, event technology, audio visual services and production and entertainment. 

Director, Marketing
Atlanta, GA
C: 770.596.0382
LinkedIn | shepardes.com


At SmartSource® (www.thesmartsource.com), we are full-service event specialists offering audio visual and integrated hardware and software technology solutions across the US. Our national presence helps you create the most compelling events imaginable, whether in-person, hybrid, or virtual.  With the finest support team in the industry, we deliver expert technology solutions – the equipment, software, and expertise needed for successful events including general session and breakout rooms. We offer a complete range of AV, IT and technology rentals from Touchscreen Displays, LED Tiles,  Digital Signage, Charging Stations, Lead Retrieval, iPad Solutions, Video Walls, Registration, Interactive Technologies and more to help you drive maximum attendee engagement for all of your meetings, conventions, and events. 


Vicki Lepore-Saavedra, CEM, CASE | Senior Solution Sales Executive

Phone:  844-406-0111

Email:  vlepore-saavedra@thesmartsource.com

Web:  www.thesmartsource.com


Cadmium simplifies the production of live, hybrid and virtual events and maximizes the value of online learning with a single, flexible platform designed to capture the chemistry of people, ideas, and knowledge. The company’s software products are trusted by more than 900 content-driven organizations worldwide to generate revenue, drive customer retention, and lower operational costs for their events and education initiatives.

To learn more, visit www.gocadmium.com

Traci King, Vice President, EventTech Sales


(770) 235-3509

Bear Analytics 

Bear Analytics, empowers the events industry to be more data-driven. Our founding team of event professionals build tools for the world’s leading events to address the pain points of quantifying attendee engagement, audience composition, and growing revenue.

Bear IQ, is the industry leading event analytics platform for live, hybrid and virtual events.  These include clients such as the National Association of Home Builders, National Confectioners Associations, and RE+ Events.

For more information visit www.bearanalytics.com

Email hello@bearanalytics.com

Eric Misic, Co-Founder and VP of Business Development

Phone: 571-259-4193 Email: Eric@bearanalytics.com

The Expo At World Market Center Las Vegas

Boasting over 315,000 square feet of space and equipped with amenities to meet your event needs, The Expo at WMCLV offers countless possibilities for large-scale events like trade shows, corporate events, concerts, and banquets, as well as smaller events like workshops, lectures, and training sessions.  Located minutes from Downtown Las Vegas and The Strip, The Expo at WMCLV is close to some of the finest resorts, dining, and entertainment Las Vegas has to offer.

To learn more, please visit www.expowmclv.com

Contact information:

Jennifer Muna, CEM

Vice President, Event Sales & Operations



Convention Data Services 

Convention Data Services (CDS), a Freeman Company, is the trusted event registration, business intelligence, and lead management partner servicing top show organizers worldwide. Headquartered in Bourne, MA, CDS has been providing customized applications and support services for more than 30 years.

Our extensive industry experience—and commitment to providing the highest quality customer service—has made us the partner of choice among leading associations and top tradeshow management companies around the world. CDS has more than 120 business and association clients representing major events in the high-tech, energy, manufacturing, medical, healthcare, hospitality, communications, insurance, and transportation industries. Annually, we offer registration and lead retrieval products at 380 tradeshows and conferences.

David Lawton, Chief Sales Officer

Phone: 508-743-0155

Email: dlawton@cdsreg.com



The Vegas Collection offers two boutique non-gaming / non-smoking hotels located within 3 miles of four convention centers (Las Vegas Convention Center, Caesars Forum, Venetian Expo and Mandalay Bay Event Center). 

Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel

Offering 518 rooms, 30 suites and featuring 20,000 square feet of meeting & event space for corporate events or overflow from the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Located just steps from the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Las Vegas Monorail, our luxury hotel features a chic, ultra-modern style throughout the hotel. Gather in our eclectic lobby with modern art or relax by our resort-style pool. Make time for some delicious food and cocktails at Grill55 or entertain your clients in our award winning restaurant, ENVY The Steakhouse.

The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa

Located at the heart of the Las Vegas Boulevard and within walking distance to both Caesar’s Forum and Venetian Expo.  After a long day on the tradeshow floor guest can refresh in one of our 826 rooms/suites or enjoy an evening on the famous Las Vegas Strip, just steps from our front door.  The hotel also features 30,000 square feet of meeting and event space for your meeting needs. At The Westin Las Vegas Hotel and Spa, we are dedicated to ensuring that you leave us feeling better than when you arrived.

Sandra Horvath, Area Director of Sales & Marketing


Office 702-836-5934 Cellular 702-847-9820




EventsPass™ thrills show producers with a unified, mobile-first platform to provide digital tickets, registration, credentialing, and LeadGen.  Driven by data, the lead capture app powers real-time attendee engagement, usage, and CRM integration, so that event attendees and exhibitors alike can participate in a seamless show experience rich in data exchanges.  The EventsPass solution generates outcomes anchored in creating new revenue streams and meaningful ROI for all event stakeholders.  Built by show professionals for show professionals.

MELISSA OOI, Executive Vice President – US Operation



MGM Resorts International 

MGM Resorts International is a global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 29 unique hotel and destination gaming offerings in the United States and Macau, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry such as Bellagio, MGM Grand, ARIA and Park MGM. Through its “Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet” initiative, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates.

For more information, please visit us at www.mgmresorts.com.

Steve Walker, Executive Director, City-Wide Sales

MGM Resorts International

3730 Las Vegas Blvd S. Las Vegas NV 89158

C. 702-712-6808

email: Stewalker@mgmresorts.com

Media Sponsors


The Photo Group

The Photo Group is a full service, multi-faceted photography and video company that specializes in the needs of Conventions, Trade Shows and Special Events.

We have spent the past 33 years fulfilling our goal of providing high-quality imagery and services specifically for our market exclusively. With this experience and focus our team is able to provide savvy media by capturing the unique moments of this environment. Our team of professional photographers and film makers have chosen their art as their one and only career, bring decades of experience to the table.  The Photo Group welcomes the opportunity of becoming a part of your event’s team, now and for years to come.  

Nicole Kamens 

P.O. Box 309
Bodega, California 94922

Phone: 800-752-6913 
Email: nicole@thephotogroup.com 
Web: www.thephotogroup.com


CNTV is a full-service media company with a focus on the exhibitions and events industry. Founded in 2007, their award-winning team of producers, videographers, editors, and marketing experts have been creating content for associations and independent trade show organizers for more than a decade.

Our award-winning video production and flexible, end-to-end marketing services are built, tested, and perfected with years of industry experience. 

Megan Saad msaad@cntvnow.com 412-352-0962


Supporting Associations


SISO members include companies, corporations and other for-profit entities that own, produce or provide full-service management of “face to face” trade shows, consumer shows, expositions, conferences and /or similar events as a substantial part of their business.  SISO membership is a combination of large corporations and small entrepreneurial enterprises that do business around the world. The SISO CEO Summit is the only place where presidents, owners, and CEOs of for-profit show producers meet, exchange ideas, share experiences, launch industry-wide projects, and learn from each other.

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry

UFI is the association of the world's leading tradeshow organisers and exhibition centre operators, as well as the major national and international exhibition associations, and selected partners of the exhibition industry. UFI's main goal is to represent, promote and support the business interests of its members and the exhibition industry. UFI represents over 650 member organisations in 83 countries around the world. Over 900 international trade fairs proudly bear the UFI approved label, a quality guarantee for visitors and exhibitors alike. UFI members continue to provide the international business community with a unique marketing media aimed at developing outstanding face-to-face business opportunities.

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Organized in 1928 as the National Association of Exposition Managers to represent the interests of trade show and exposition managers, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ is the leading association for the global exhibition industry. Today, IAEE represents over 10,000 individuals in 52 countries who conduct and support exhibitions around the world.

Over 50 percent of IAEE’s members are directly involved in the planning, management, and production of exhibitions and buyer-seller events. The remainder of our membership consists of those who provide products and services to the industry.  Benefits of IAEE Membership include professional development, industry news and publications, industry and professional resources, service partner discounts, advocacy before government and media, leadership development and local chapter membership.


ESCA, Exhibition Services & Contractors Association

ESCA is dedicated to the advancement of the exhibition, meeting and events industry. Through the education, information exchange and level of professionalism shared by members and their customers, ESCA promotes cooperation among all areas of the industry.


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