What to Expect at BizBash Live: The Expo New York

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BizBash Live: The Expo New York returns to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Tuesday, October 28, with a new lineup of speakers for the Event Innovation Forum and Workshop Series, as well as new activities and exhibitors on the trade show floor.

Haven't registered yet? There's still time to do so. Plus, registration includes access to the preparty on October 27 at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel and the post-show party at Manhattan Center's Grand Ballroom.

The forum—which will include two 90-minute sessions with insights from marketers, designers, and other inspiring professionals in the event and meeting industry—is nearly sold out. There are also still some tickets left for the morning education classes known as the Workshop Series as well as the trade show floor. In addition to exhibitors, the show floor will feature a prize hunt using beacon technology and the event's official app, provided by Topi. Download the app for your mobile device here (for iOS) or here (for Android).

The schedule for BizBash Live: The Expo New York, including the Event Innovation Forum and the Workshop Series, is below; attendees can register here.

8 a.m.
Registration Opens

9-10:15 a.m.
Workshop Series
(Open to Workshop Series Registrants Only)

The Brand Experience: How Technology Is Changing Events
Leesa Wytock, vice president and head of digital, Jack Morton Worldwide

Staging and Production on a Budget: the 7 Habits of Highly Cost-Effective Events
Scott Cullather, global managing partner, Invnt

Translating Trends Into Special Events
Andres Toro, vice president and partner, Shiraz Events

The Social Media/Events Mash-Up
David Adler, C.E.O. and founder, BizBash
Jeff Ramos, social media strategist and community builder
Corey Smock, senior community manager, Likeable Media
Matthew David Hopkins, founder and creative director, Matthew David Celebrations

10:30 a.m.
Trade Show Floor Opens
(Open to All Attendees)

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Event Innovation Forum Session I
(Open to Event Innovation Forum Registrants Only)

Declaring War on Boringness: the Rise of Provocative Experiences
Ryan Begelman, C.E.O., Bisnow Media

Designing With Content in Mind: How to Think Like an Editor
Nicky Balestrieri, managing creative director, BMF Media

Why FOMO Is an Event Marketer's Secret Weapon
Angela Giacchetti, New York City metro marketing manager, Eventbrite

The Art of Storytelling: What Event Marketers Need to Know
Dan Griffis, vice president of experiential marketing and alliances, Target Corporation

12-12:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch
(Open to Event Innovation Forum Registrants Only)

1-1:45 p.m.
Event Style Awards Session I
(Open to All Attendees)

2:30-4 p.m.
Event Innovation Forum Session II
(Open to Event Innovation Forum Registrants Only)

Avoiding Digital Disruption: How to Integrate Technology Seamlessly at Events
Will Travis, U.S.A. founder and group business development head, Sid Lee

How to Connect Events to a Nonprofit's Brand
Lauren Kane, special events project manager, Charity:Water

What You Don't Know About Event Sponsorship Today
Lance Broumand, C.E.O., UrbanDadddy

What to Do When Things Go Wrong at Events
Frank Supovitz, president and C.E.O., Fast Traffic Events & Entertainment

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Event Style Awards Session II
(Open to All Attendees)

5 p.m.
Trade Show Floor Closes

5:30-7:30 p.m.
Post-Show Party at Manhattan Center's Grand Ballroom
(Open to All Attendees)

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