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Lisa Berry (Glosson) Vice President of Gift & Souvenir

Lisa Berry (Glosson)
Vice President of Gift & Souvenir

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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!

 

Contact Lisa at:
Email Lisa
678.370.0334

April Holinek Show Director

April Holinek
Show Director

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April Holinek
Show Director

April Holinek has been working at Clarion for 8 years. She is the show director of the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show and the Philadelphia Gift Show. She is a brand 2 to 2 children, who are her pride and joys! In her free time, she spends time with her family and traveling to the beach. She also loves flamingos. April is always willing to help!

 

Contact April at:
Email April
678.370.0326

Marni Golden Vinci Sales Manager

Marni Golden Vinci
Sales Manager

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Marni Golden Vinci
Sales Manager

Marni is the Show Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show as well as the Show Director for the Halloween & Party Expo. She has over 20 years in the events business and has been at Clarion Events for 4 years.  She prides herself on building strong relationships with her customers by understanding their needs and working consultatively with them to achieve their goals and success at our shows.  Marni lives in Connecticut with her husband, 2 children and her golden retriever Jack.
 

Contact Marni at:
Email Marni
203.242.8712

David Gilfoyle Senior Sales Manager

David Gilfoyle
Senior Sales Manager

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David Gilfoyle
Senior Sales Manager

David has the experience of being an exhibitor and sales rep for many years at trade shows all across the U.S. He can relate to exhibitors’ needs from this experience and the most important thing to him is to see their success. He is Sales Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir Resort Show. He has been with Clarion Events/Urban since 2010 and prior to that with Western Exhibitors for many years. He lives in Northern CA with his beautiful wife Angie and is a “Girl Dad” to 3 lovely daughters


Contact David at:
Email David
415.725.1182

Heather Overlock Buyer Key Account Manager

Heather Overlock
Buyer Key Account Manager

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Heather Overlock
Buyer Key Account Manager

Heather has been part of the gift and souvenir industry for 15+ years with experience both on the tradeshow production side as well as being an industry rep. In her role as Key Account Manager, Heather is here to cultivate relationships with retailers and exhibitors to ensure their needs are met at the event as well as help to form new connections between buyers and sellers. She lives in Northwest Ohio and while she's not working with the best people in the planet, our gift and souvenir family. she likes traveling, working out (she is trained in both Karate and Krav Maga) and girls night out!

Contact Heather at:
Email Heather
203.580.8709

Taylor Benavides Event Operations Manager

Taylor Benavides
Event Operations Manager

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Taylor Benavides
Event Operations Manager

Taylor serves as the Event Operations Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, as well as for SOF Week. With 10 years of experience in the event industry, Taylor enjoys connecting with show teams, vendors and clients to create memorable experiences. Outside of the office, Taylor resides in Southern California and enjoys weekly beach runs! She is also an avid reader, baker and sports enthusiast!

Contact Taylor at:
Email Taylor
312.667.1514

Samantha Grimaldi Marketing Director

Samantha Grimaldi
Marketing Director

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Samantha Grimaldi
Marketing Director

Samantha is the Marketing Director for the Smoky Mountain Gift show as well as the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show and Halloween & Party Expo. She has been at Clarion/Urban for 6 years and loves to work with the team to ensure the events are delivering what you’re looking for. You can find her creating our plans to keep our exhibitors up to date on all they need to prepare for the show as helping buyers discover new and unique products. While she’s not working she loves traveling, watching Hallmark movies, and rooting for Villanova basketball.

Contact Samantha at:
Email Samantha
203.242.8123

Morgan Harper Senior Marketing Manager

Morgan Harper
Senior Marketing Manager

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Morgan Harper
Senior Marketing Manager

Morgan serves as the Senior Marketing Manager for the Ocean City Resort Gift Expo, Philadelphia Gift Show and the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show. Hailing from Dallas, Texas, she joined the Clarion team less than a year ago. With a diverse background in the events industry, Morgan has worn multiple hats, working both as a show organizer and an exhibitor for various brands and companies. Outside of Clarion, you'll often find Morgan immersed in live music, cheering for her favorite sports teams, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Contact Morgan at:
Email Morgan
918.831.9801

Sydney Cebalt Marketing Coordinator

Sydney Cebalt
Marketing Coordinator

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Sydney Cebalt
Marketing Coordinator

Sydney is a marketing coordinator for Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, as well as for The Gathering, The Gathering West, Coffee Fest Midwest and Coffee Fest New York. Outside of Clarion, Sydney lives in Michigan where she enjoys traveling to and exploring all the Great Lakes and hiking trails. She spends most of her free time running, reading, coaching Learn to Skate classes for young kids learning how to ice skate and cheering for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Red Wings.

Contact Sydney at:
Email Sydney
203.344.7113

Georgia Grady Marketing Coordinator

Georgia Grady
Marketing Coordinator

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Georgia Grady
Marketing Coordinator

Georgia is a Marketing Coordinator for the Las Vegas Souvenir and Resort Show and Philadelphia Gift Show. She works out of the Shelton office and just joined the Clarion family this year. Georgia is excited to ensure that attendees and exhibitors have a fantastic experience throughout the show cycle. Outside the office, she enjoys trying out new recipes, going to concerts, and snuggling up with her English bulldog (Louie).

Contact Georgia at:
Email Georgia
203.242.8775

Katherine Adams Exhibitor Services Manager

Katherine Adams
Exhibitor Services Manager

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Katherine Adams
Exhibitor Services Manager

Katherine Adams is the Exhibitor Services Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show as well as FDIC, The Gathering and The Gathering West. She has over 8 years in the trade show and events industry. She lives in Seattle with her two dogs and cat. Outside of Clarion, Katherine loves road trips and collecting vintage!

Contact Katherine at:
Email Katherine
918.922.7682

Shawnese Cleveland Exhibitor Services Coordinator

Shawnese Cleveland
Exhibitor Services Coordinator

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Shawnese Cleveland
Exhibitor Services Coordinator

Shawnese is an Exhibitor Services Coordinator for  Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, as well as for POWERGEN International and Mobile Apps Unlocked. Outside of Clarion Events, Shawnese lives in Las Vegas, NV and where enjoys hiking Red Rock Canyon and trying new local food and restaurants. She spends the majority of her free time watching sports or starting a new book.

Contact Shawnese at:
Email Shawnese
253.999.5684

Abby Duncan Audience Engagement Coordinator

Abby Duncan
Audience Engagement Coordinator

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Abby Duncan
Audience Engagement Coordinator

Abby is the Audience Engagement Coordinator for the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift show, as well as the Coffee Midwest and Western Food/Coffee Fest Conference. Outside of Clarion Events, Abby lives in Atlanta, Georgia and loves to workout and spend time with her family and 3 brothers. She has been to 13 countries and has a passion for travel like no other!

Contact Abby at:
Email Abby
312.414.1211

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