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Event Leader Q&A Webinar: Rick Simone, President, EGN Consulting
November 27, 2018 at 11:00 am12:00 pm PST
Event Leader Q&A Webinar Series
Introducing Event Leader Q&A webinar series! We’re providing event professionals the opportunity to participate in an intimate webinar with an event or meetings industry expert. 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.
Can’t make the webinar?
Paid subscribers can watch all the past session recordings in our on-demand video library!
* 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.
November 27, 2018
11:00 a.m. PST | 2:00 p.m. EST
MICHAEL GRANEK, CSEP
President & COO
Event Leadership Institute
This webinar is free for anyone to attend! Paid subscribers can watch the recording afterwards in the On-demand Video Class Library.
President, EGN Consulting
Rick Simone is the President of EGN Consulting and a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Ricks career to this point has centered on the fields of marketing, hospitality, tourism, public relations and event production.
For 25 years Rick has served in various hospitality, marketing and tourism positions. This includes being a partner in two restaurants as well as having founded Bella Consulting & Events and EGN Consulting. Bella was acquired by Alex and Ani where Rick then spent three years as a Vice President. His time at Alex and Ani was dedicated to event and experiential marketing, sponsorships, partnerships, special projects and university relations. Today in his capacity as President of EGN Consulting, Rick works with a diverse group of clients for their marketing, branding, event production and public relations needs. Most significantly, Rick is greatly known for his demonstrated history of growing the success of brands by helping them create a story and advance their marketing techniques relevant to their target audience.
A fitting example of Rick’s valuable contribution to the hospitality and events industry is his recent recognition as being named one of the Top 500 Events Professionals in North America by BizBash.
When Rick is not busy using his connections, expertise and vision to coordinate events and market businesses you can find him giving back to the events industry or attending meetings for the International Live Events Association. Rick is a founding member, past president and currently serves as the director of strategic partnerships. Moreover, Rick has spent a countless number of hours giving back to the students at Johnson & Wales University as a guest speaker, mentor, and employer.
Rick has served in many board and charitable works positions constantly serving the community. Currently he serves as the past Chairman of Junior Achievement of Rhode Island, a board Director of the Providence Tourism Council and sits on the Signature Event committee and Quality Care board for Women & Infants hospital. As an example of his commitment to the industry one of EGN’s clients is the Federal Hill Commerce Association. Being of the Italian Heritage, he thoroughly enjoys enhancing Federal Hill as a destination.