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Event Leader Q&A Webinar: David Merrell | ELI Members Only

April 11, 2018 at 11:00 am12:00 pm PDT

David Merrell Event Leadership Institute

Members-Only Event Leader Q&A Webinar

We’re providing our subscribers the opportunity to participate in an intimate webinar with an event or meetings industry expert. With a maximum of 20 attendees per webinar, you’ll have the opportunity to ask our chosen event leader your most burning questions whether it’s how they got their start in the industry, what they would do in a given situation or anything your heart desires!

To make the webinars as engaging and effective as possible, you’ll be able to ask your questions personally using your microphone or through web chat.

Don’t wait to sign up! Registration is first come first serve and there are only a limited 20 spots available!

Can’t make the webinar?

All Event Leader Q&A Webinars will be posted to our on-demand content library for our subscribers to watch, so keep your eye out! 

* Important: Please log on to the webinar platform early to ensure your microphone and speakers are working correctly. Q&A will start right away, so in order to get the most out of the webinar, please come with some questions prepared.


April 11, 2018


11:00 a.m. PST   |   2:00 p.m. EST

Guest Speaker

CEO & Creative Director
AOO Events


President & COO
Event Leadership Institute


FREE For ELI Subscribers!



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David Merrelll

David Merrelll

CEO & Creative Director, AOO Events

Since its inception in 1989 David E. Merrell, CEO & Creative Director of AOO Events, has taken the event industry by storm. With a name synonymous with cutting edge and innovative event design and production concepts, Merrell has transformed the market captivating audiences worldwide.

For over 28 years it has been David’s philosophy that “All special events truly demand a customized approach in order to fully achieve the client’s vision and purpose.” It is this vision, passion, and dedication, to each and every client that has inevitably led David E. Merrell and AOO Events, to become one of the most sought-after producers with a growing list of Fortune 500 and international corporations for product launches, corporate events, celebrity-attended fundraisers, and intimate weddings.

A pioneer of his time, Merrell and AOO Events have perfected the art of creating and designing that “wow” moment for each venture they pursue. David’s inspiration and eye for design has been recognized and praised by clients and colleagues alike, which have amounted to the awarding of numerous honors, in a multitude of categories, including Best Event Décor, Best Entertainment Concept and Execution, Best Corporate Event, Best Social Event, Best Wedding, Best Association Event, and Best Non-profit Event. This diverse list of awards speaks volumes about the far-reaching talent and capabilities of David E. Merrell and the team he’s assembled at AOO Events. Personally, David has been bestowed “Designer of the Year” by Event Solutions magazine, was awarded the prestigious Crystal SITE Award and most recently the 2017 ILEA Klaus Inkamp Lifetime Achievement award.

David’s keen understanding into design/production and AOO Events continued success throughout the years has solidified Merrell’s status as an event powerhouse in the industry. As such, David is frequently invited to contribute articles to professional publications as well as speak at national and international conferences on business, design and event branding and marketing. Furthermore, David has also served on numerous industry boards. Dave has served on the ISES board as president of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter. Currently he sits on the Advisory Board of the top industry publications BizBash and Catersource and on the board for California Meetings Magazine and Santa Barbara Weddings.

Continuously leading the market in a forward direction with authoritative momentum, David E. Merrell and AOO Events can respectively be considered a driving force in today’s event industry.


April 11, 2018
11:00 am12:00 pm
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