Event Horror Stories: Scary Good Lessons Learned!

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    We unleashed the ghouls and goblins out of the shadows and put them into the spotlight, sharing some event horror stories. We’ve all heard the stories, your venue double booked your room, a speaker didn’t show up on time, there’s a natural disaster. But how did you deal with it?

    During this ghostly discussion, panelists Valerie Bihet, Director of VIBE Agency and Gladys Mezrahi, President & CEO of Indigo Events and author of “More Wow and Less Oops”, joined us for a live webinar. They shared their event-planning expertise to help you turn those terrifying event moments into terrific ones.

    We covered topics such as:

    – Last-minute venue cancellations
    – AV issues
    – Food and beverage catastrophes
    – Speakers who ghost you during their session time 👻
    – Plus more! Watch the replay and check it out.

    Gladys Mezrahi

    Gladys Mezrahi

    President & CEO | Indigo Events

    Gladys is President/CEO of Indigo Events, an international events company with clients such as Visa, The Related Group of Florida, The Museum of Modern Art in Colombia, H & M Developers, Florida Grand Opera, Avianca, Fortune International, El Tiempo, Organization of America States – OEA, Miami International Book Fair, Disney Institute and Komatsu International among others. Co-founder of the B2E educational seminar program, and founder of The Power of the Heels Foundation that empowers and mentors’ young girls and women as well as connecting them to create a financial force.

    Gladys has been featured in The Miami Herald and was recognized as one of the 2016 International Business Women of the Year by the Organization of Women in Trade and Event Marketing of the Year, as well as being awarded a Proclamation in the Florida Senate. She is an award-winning author of “More Wow and Less Oops” and co-author of the bestseller “Sumarium – Liderazgo Efectivo”

    Valerie Bihet

    Valerie Bihet

    Director | VIBE Agency

    Valerie Bihet has more than 20 years of experience in the management, design and production of special events that communicate and achieve her client’s objectives. Originally from Paris, France, Bihet founded VIBE, an event design and destination management company, in 2004 in Miami, Florida. Since then, she has grown the company to nine employees and produced more than 1,350 events throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, East Asia and South America. 

    Her clientele includes global brands like Dior, Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, LVMH, Coty, L’Oréal, Barclays, Banco Santander, McCain, Merck, Thea Pharmaceuticals, and many more. Valerie Bihet received her Master’s degree in Marketing and Business Administration from the renowned Sorbonne University, Paris.

    Cassie Norris

    Cassie Norris

    Director, Marketing | Expo, Inc.

    Cassie is the Marketing Director at Expo, Inc., an event technology company that makes all kinds of events all kinds of easy. She’s been in the event marketing world for over a decade and has worked in a variety of industries, including design, foodservice, consumer packaged goods, and now, her new love, technology! Spreading the word about Expo’s outstanding services and sharing the most up-to-date industry trends to assist event organizers in putting on flawless, stress-free conferences is Cassie’s passion. She has had the unique pleasure to witness events from all perspectives, from planning to marketing to presenting, and she knows the challenges that event planners face!