Event Innovators 2013: Top 50 Innovative Event Pros

June 12, 2013, 7:10 AM EDT

Illustration: Joey Bouchard/BizBash

These are the people—marketers, fund-raisers, designers, producers, and other professionals—that, with new ideas and smart strategies, are setting the standard for events and meetings today.

Bart Kresa, Bart Kresa Design
Billy Jurewicz, space150
Campbell Hyers, Control Group
Chad Issaq, Superfly Presents
Chantelle Fraser, Flawless
Charles Miles, Mix on Wheels
Charlie Horsey, MKTG
Chris Courtemanche, Renhaus Visualization Studio
Chris Gasbarro, Creative Community Connections, LLC (C3)
Chris Kelly & Ryan Simonetti, Convene (formerly Sentry Centers)
Christina Sion, California Science Center
Elliott Bisnow & Ryan Begelman, Bisnow Media
Eric Ly, Presdo
Garin Baura, Baura New York
Heather Arak-Kanofsky & Susan Turnok, Gifts for the Good Life
Hugh Forrest, SXSW Interactive Festival
Hugh Lee, Fusion Productions
Ivan Wicksteed, Old Navy (formerly Cole Haan)
J.B. Miller, Empire Entertainment
Jane Feigenson, Clarks
Jean-Francois Bouchard, Sid Lee
Jim Lasko and Frank Maugeri, Redmoon Theater
Joel Thevoz, A Main Event, Caterers Creating Delicious
John Daniels, Karpe Diem Inc.
John Norman, Arts & Exhibitions International
Jordan Fogle, the Mint Agency
Josef Dunne & Mayel de Borniol, Babelverse
Kelsey & Mike Sheofsky, Shelter Company
Meredith Silberg, TaylorMade-Adidas Golf Company
Michael Trainer, Global Poverty Project
Mike Ellery, Sparks
Mircea Manea, Blueprint Studios
Nick Fehr & Aaron Fisher-Cohen, the Bosco
Omar Seyal, Tagstand
Pam Dzierzanowski, Patron Spirits Company
Paul Salinger, Oracle
Paul Tollett, Goldenvoice
Peggy Fang Roe, Marriott International
Peter Callahan, Peter Callahan Catering
Ray Bloom, IMEX Group
Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association
Ryan Hogan, Reed Street Productions
Sakchin Bessette, Moment Factory
Scott Schenker, Microsoft
Shintaro Okamoto, Okamoto Studio Custom Ice
Tal Ronnen, Wynn/Encore
Todd Hawkins, The Todd Group and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Tony Lorenz, bxb Online/BOBtv
Vince Thompson, MELT
Vincent Drolet, Circo de Bakuza

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