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.

Contact Christina at:
Ph: 678.370.0335

Meet Lisa Glosson 
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.

Contact Lisa at:
Ph: 678-370-0334

Meet Lisa Meyer
Your Exhibitor Services Manager!

Lisa 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! Lisa is a mom of 7 boys and 2 dogs and has been with Urban for 10 years. While she always has her hands full with her family, she will always make time to answer all of your questions as best she can!

Contact Lisa at:
Ph: 678-370-0346

Meet Lynn Visser
Your Key Accounts Manager!

Lynn is the Key Account Manager & Buyer Relations representative for the Philadelphia Gift Show, the Smoky Mountain Gift Show & the Ocean City Resort Gift Expo! She works closely with buyers, and is your go-to contact for the Buyer Concierge/MATCH! Programs. She has 6 children and 6 grandsons and enjoys working out, running and the beach.

Contact Lynn at:
Ph: 678-370-0342

Meet Samson Rutkin
Your Marketing Coordinator!

Samson has been with Clarion Events for just under 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 Chloe Reed 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.

Contact Samson at:
Ph: 203.344.7162

Meet Chloe Reed
Your Marketing Coordinator!

Chloe has been working at Clarion Events for a little less than a year. She works on the Marketing Team and primarily focuses on all things Social Media. Chloe lives in Tulsa with her family and adorable pup, Champ. In her free time you can catch her at Pure Barre, grabbing a green juice or out around town taking pictures for her photography business.

Contact Chloe at:
Ph: 918.831.9116
Please contact with any general inquiries and questions.