Rachel Stephan, snöballer-in-chief, snöball event influencer marketing
Rachel is an event marketing strategist, event tech startup founder and industry speaker on topics that cover event marketing and influencer marketing. When meeting planners and association professionals need to get more butts in seats, they call Rachel! She is a force to be reckoned with, whipping up creative solutions to event marketing challenges for 19+ years. Always looking for new ways to supercharge attendee acquisition, she used the experience from hundreds of campaigns to pioneer a new chapter in event marketing: the award-winning snöball event influencer marketing platform. The secret to her success - fueling clever, cutting-edge digital marketing tactics with the human-2-human values that the events industry is based on.
Dahlia El Gazzar, Tech Evangelist, DAHLIA+Agency
Dahlia has an OMG-attitude about all things tech and audience engagement solutions. With more than a decade of experience in the meetings and events sector, working on both the professional planning side and as an association collaborator, Dahlia is known as the coffee-fuelled ‘go-to’ source for trend-setting solutions, tech news, and social media expertise. Her mission is to untether the busy professional from their desktop and office and enable them to be more efficient and productive working from a beach in Mexico [umbrella drink in hand] through their mobile device utilizing smart solutions and apps. Recently featured in: Smart Meetings magazine 2017 and 2018 Top 100 smartest women in the meetings industry who inspire us; the top 25 women in the meetings industry list by Meetings & Conventions Magazine; the top 20 of the #eventprofs US & Canada Power 100 List; the top Five Women in Event Tech List.
Raime Merriman, VP Marketing, Hubb
Raime Merriman leads Hubb marketing initiatives with responsibility for developing business growth plans, as well as the implementation of strategies across product marketing, sales enablement, demand generation, influencer relations, corporate communications, web and social media programs. Raime has nearly 20 years of marketing experience in the technology sector, with a focus on helping B2B SaaS companies achieve significant growth. Prior to Hubb she held marketing leadership roles at Smarsh, Integra Telecom and CBS Interactive. Raime has a Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University and an MBA from Willamette University. She has been named a Smart Women in Meetings Awards winner, as well as a Top Revenue Marketer and Top B2B Innovator.