Rich Vallaster, CEM, DES
Director of Marketing, Events Management Solutions, Personify
Rich Vallaster, CEM, DES serves as the Director of Marketing, Events Management Solutions & Trade Show Wonk at Personify. He has spent the bulk of his career in the events business, from large scale outdoor events to tradeshows and conferences. He currently consults and works with some of the largest tradeshows and event organizers in the country. He is an appointed member of the CEIR Research Council, TSNN Expo Chat moderator and is an active member of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). Rich presently serves on several exhibitor advisory committees and speaks to organizers, exhibitors, and attendees regularly on industry related topics. He recently completed his Digital Event Strategist (DES) certification via PCMA. In his spare time, he enjoys all things Disney and traveling with his family.