Meet Christina Bell
Your Show Director!
Christina has been with Clarion Events for 15 years and is Group Show Director for the Smoky Mountain Gift Show, the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show, and the Ocean City Gift Show. When working with Christina you will not feel like a client, you will feel like family! Christina has a passion for animal rescue and loves to volunteer and foster. She even “foster failed” twice with her 2 fur-children Mille & Sophie.
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Meet Lisa Berry
Your Vice President of Gift & Souvenir!
Lisa has been with Clarion Events for 18 years and has received numerous awards and industry recognition for her dedication and commitment to excellence. For Lisa, teamwork is everything. She works closely with each member of her respective teams to expand and enhance all the Clarion Events Shows! Lisa lives in Acworth with her daughter, Sarah, and two feisty pups, Pepi and Max.
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Meet Kaylee Odom
Your Exhibitor Services Manager!
Kaylee is the main contact for you to reach out to with questions regarding the show - everything from set-up questions to marketing support - she's your girl! Kaylee is a mother to a 2 year old girl and an almost 1 year old baby boy. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, camping, fishing and all things outdoors. She has spent the last 6 years in customer service and am always happy to help our exhibitors and fellow team members out.
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Meet Nadira Ramatally
Your Senior Marketing Manager!
Nadira joined Clarion in 2020 and brings an extensive background in events marketing for the last 10 years. She has won awards including Penton's Choice Award, Folio's 30 under 30 and EXPO Magazine’s Rising Star Award. Nadira has a toddler to keep her very busy and enjoys crafting in her spare time. She is your main Marketing/PR contact person, so feel free to reach out to her with any questions you may have.
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Meet Samson Rutkin
Your Marketing Coordinator!
Samson has been with Clarion Events for just over a year and works in the marketing department producing many of the online communications leading up to, during, and after the show. He works with Meghan Tooth and our Marketing Manager and Director to deliver the most up-to-date information for all the buyers and exhibitors of the Ocean City Gift Show. In his spare time he will be reading all the comics he needs to catch up on, as well as producing music.
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Meet Meghan Tooth
Your Marketing Coordinator!
Meghan joined Clarion Events in June 2021 after graduating Cum Laude from CCSU, where she double majored in Marketing and Business Management. She works with the Marketing Department in executing communication efforts for our exhibitors and attendees. Outside of Clarion Events, Meghan has a not so mini (60lbs!), mini labradoodle named Chip. On any given day, you’ll find Meghan training for her next half marathon, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, or re-watching Greys Anatomy for the millionth time!
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