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Industry Innovators 2024: 10 Event Vendors & Suppliers Bringing Big Ideas to Life

From florists and fabricators to entertainment, lighting, and gifting experts, these event vendors and suppliers are enhancing live experiences in unique ways.

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In our second Industry Innovators feature of 2024, we're shining a spotlight on 10 vendors and suppliers who are supporting and enhancing live experiences in increasingly unique ways. From jaw-dropping floral designers to engaging entertainers to fabrication experts who bring pie-in-the-sky ideas to life, these vendors and suppliers may have varied skill sets—but they all prioritize creating memorable, emotion-sparking, and engaging moments for attendees. 

Click through the profiles below to learn what sets their companies apart, what the concept of "innovation" means to them, their biggest hopes for the event industry, and much more.

Damilola Okuboyejo
Founder & Lead Designer, By Dami Studios

Danielle Flores-Gary & Katie Hartman
Owners, Floral Crush Studio

Elke Sudin
Founder & CEO, Drawing Booth

Halima Adetona
Founder, The Floral Guru

Jacob Towe
Creative Director & CEO, Jacob Co Creative

Jenny Blaschke
Owner & Lead Calligrapher, Olive + Cedar Designs

John Vo
Founder, WHOOPLA

Lita Monteiro
Creative Director, Astarte Creative

Moray Smith
President, Treehouse Fabrication & Scenic

About the list: Our Industry Innovators features are compiled by our editorial team using a variety of resources. The idea is to go beyond the biggest names in the biz—though it has plenty of those too—and dig deep into the industry professionals who are using truly innovative thinking to push the boundaries of live experiences.

If someone has previously been named a BizBash Innovator, they are not eligible for the list. Check out our full Industry Innovators Hall of Fame here!

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