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October 29-31, 2023 | Ocean City, MD
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Lisa Berry (Glosson)
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 Shows! Lisa lives in Georgia with her husband, Jason and their little feisty Chihuahua, Pepi!
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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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Senior Sales Manager
Jeannie has been with Clarion Events for 14 years! Jeannie has spent the last 12 years working on the Philadelphia Gift Show, and it has become very near and dear to her heart. She loves being in the sun, and her hobbies include traveling, deep sea fishing, boating, biking & baseball. If you have questions about your booth, Jeannie is your girl!
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Senior Marketing Manager
Ashley is the Senior Marketing Manager for the Ocean City Resort Gift Expo, Philadelphia Gift Show and Las Vegas Souvenir and Resort Show. She works out of our Tulsa office and has been at Clarion for 6 years. Ashley loves working across different industry sectors and delivering the best experience for our attendees and exhibitors. In her spare time outside of work, you can find her outside enjoying a long walk, reading, poolside (when weather permits) and spending time with family and friends.
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Event Operations Manager
Laurie is the Event Operations Manager for the Grand Strand Gift Show. She is new to the Clarion Events, however, she has more than 15 years of experience working on large-scale and small boutique events all around the US and Canada in many different business sectors and challenging venues. Laurie understands that a successful event is contingent on managing the full event lifecycle from the pre-event work to post event ROI analysis and everything in between. She looks forward to collaborating with her different show teams at Clarion, learning as much as she can about the different portfolios. When not at work, Laurie enjoys time with her family and friends, travel, hiking, and movies
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Exhibitor Services Manager
Tara began working at Clarion in March 2022. She graduated from Virginia Wesleyan University in 2010 with a degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies. She's a team player and loves helping others! When Tara is not working, she enjoys going to the beach to soak up some sun, reading, hiking or really anything outdoors. Tara has a dog (german shorthaired pointer) named Indy, she is 50lbs of full energy. When Tara is not in Connecticut you can catch her located in Cape Cod, MA!
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Travel Savings Program Manager
Amy recently started at Clarion Events as the VIP Coordinator. She has over 20 years Experience in customer service. Amy’s background in the philanthropic world makes her a great fit for the VIP concierge service coordinator. She has a strong desire to help others and offers white glove service to her clients/buyers. She lives in Connecticut on a little farm with, two dogs, two cats, two goats and two horses.
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Tristan joined Clarion Events in June 2022. She graduated from Savannah College of Arts and Design in 2015 before crossing the pond for a Masters of Letters in Creative Writing from the University of St. Andrews in 2019. She is very excited to expand her marketing knowledge and attend all the events that Clarion has to offer. Outside of work she likes to watercolor, attempt to write the next great American romance novel, daydream about her new travel adventure, and cuddle with her three cats (Moriarty, Dr. Watson, and Irene Adler).
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Senior Marketing Coordinator
Iliana joined Clarion Events in February 2023. She’s excited to be part of the Ocean City Resort Gift Expo Team and provide an incredible experience for all exhibitors. Outside of work, Iliana enjoys visiting art museums, watching historical period dramas, and spending time with friends and family in her home state of Connecticut.
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