SPEAKERS

Natalia Chizhova | Plombir

For seven years in a row, she has been creating large-scale conceptual events. Among the clients of the company: Kyivstar, Syngenta, Amway, Oriflame, Limagrain, ZEO Alliance.

Natalia Kushnerska| Diplomat

Natalia Kushnerska - managing partner of the event agency Diplomat. For 15 years, Diplomat has been working with many major Ukrainian and international companies that use the event as an hr- or marketing tool. Among them: Nestle, D.TEK, Alfa-Bank Ukraine, SES, EPAM, WIX, Coca-Cola, Credit Agricole, and others.

Anton Sadikov | Lioncom

Founder and CEO of Lioncom - a Ukrainian marketing communications agency specializing in events. The main activity of the company is to build the effective interaction of brands with the consumer through events. Target audience - leading national and regional retail players, consumer goods manufacturers, distributors, and international companies.

kartyna | S*EVENT

Nick Voronin | Voronin Studio

One of Lviv's most famous designers with more than 10 years of experience, founder of Voronin Studio. The organizer of the first conferences from the Behance.net World Designers Portal. Together with Lubomir Koval from QubStudio, he started UI / UX design school. Author and course leader of UX / UI Basic, Adaptive Web Design and Adaptive Web Design for teens.

Oleg Kovalevsky | Anschlag

The founder of the "Anschlag" Concert Agency, which has been organizing concerts and tours of both Ukrainian and foreign performers for over 20 years. Among them: Ocean Elzy, Olya Polyakova, Montserrat Caballe, Lara Fabian, Alessandro Safina, Christina Aguilera, a-ha, Cirque Du Soleil, The Prodigy, LP, KISS, Scorpions, Sting, Depeche Mode and many more.

Rostislav Kulik | Gastroli.ua

CEO of the ticket operator Gastroli.ua 10 years of experience in organizing concerts, concert tours, festivals, and other events on a scale of 500 to 30 thousand people.

Yaroslav Mykytin | Gastroli.ua

CEO of Gastroli.ua 13 years in organizing and holding large-scale events.

Lydia Clov | Pop Corn CA

CEO of Pop Corn CA, a Kyiv-based concert agency specializing in concerts by such global stars as Imagine Dragons, Twenty One Pilots, Interpol, Jungle, Royal Blood, Foals, Years & Years, The 1975, The Kooks, Hurts, Franz Ferdinand and many others. Lydia has 12 years of experience in concert activities not only as an organizer but also as an artist manager.

Yegor Kiryanov | The HARDKISS / Moloko House

Director of The HARDKISS CEO of the media agency Moloko House Previously worked on projects: Esthetic Education, Moloko Magazine, Koktebel Jazz Festival

Anna Górska

One of the 100 most influential people in the global event industry today. Vice-President of the SKKP (Polish Conference and Congress Association), has been the Business Development Director for EXPO XXI Warszawa - Międzynarodowe Centrum Targowo-Kongresowe for over 5 years, heads the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) Central European Chapter, consisting of 168 representatives from 19 countries, and has recently joined the leadership of the Polish Symposium Cracoviense, PCO.

Paula Fanderowska | ICE Kraków Congress Centre

Experienced manager and expert in the MICE industry and event marketing. In addition to the fact that Paula manages the ICE Kraków Congress Center sales department and is responsible for creating a long-term marketing strategy for this location, she is the head of the Kraków Network project - the only business meeting network in Poland.

Yana Matviychuk | Arena CS

Owner of creative event agency ARENA CS and shareholder of Young Business Club. ARENA CS prepares and conducts events for international corporations and non-governmental organizations. As a major contractor in the projects, the event agency has been working with the UN, the Council of Europe, the OSCE, UNICEF, Porsche Finance Group, Philip Morris, implementing projects for BASF and other farmers, and working closely with the IT Ukraine Association for 11 years.

Salvatore Sagone | ADC Group

The ADC Group Media Holding brings together the news agencies e20express and ADVexpress, and the magazines Nuova Comunicazione, e20 and the I Quaderni della Comunicazione. In 2006, Salvatore launched the Best Event Awards, which is now recognized as the most important international event in the event industry. In 2014, the award was included in the International Festival of Events and Live Communication, a worldwide meeting involving now up to 40 countries. Salvatore also organizes awards and initiatives for the Italian event market and communications.

Sergiy Slupsky | Slupsky Event Agency

Founder and CEO of Slupsky Event Management. 18 years in the event business. The first in Ukraine winner of the international event competition BEA World, winner of Ukrainian Event Awards 2013, 2015, 2016, head of the jury of Ukrainian Event Awards 2017. Under his leadership, more than 1500 events in Ukraine and abroad were organized. Clients include the largest companies: P&G, Porsche, Alfa-Bank, Citi Bank, Amway, Samsung, Canon, Deloitte, HP, Luxoft, Renault, Dell, Sanofi, Knauf, Carlsberg, Lenovo, VISA, Syngenta, Shell, METRO, Microsoft, and others.

Ivan Khorosh | Bee Bee Agency

#eventevangelist by vocation and #eventstrategist by profession. He is the owner of the Bee Bee Event Agency. It is an agency that works on the principles of the Heart Management System and specializes in complex marketing, corporate and entertainment event projects, all formats of MICE events and business tourism. Regular clients of Bee Bee Event Agency: Porshe Group, TUI, Danone, Bayer, and others. Ivan Khorosh himself has 23 years of experience in the Ukrainian events industry and is the author of the educational professional business platform Event Workshops, the Bee Bee Expert video section on YouTube, and the CLIENTSproEVENTS educational project, which helps to improve the quality of the client service in the event industry.

Volodymyr Buhai | Mr.V. Buhai

Tatiana Sharapova | VDNG

Director for the cooperation of VDNG with Sponsors and Partners.

Irina Sitnikova | Danone Ukraine

Head of talent acquisition, training, and development at Danone Ukraine.

Valery Pekar | KyivExpoPlaza

President of Euroindex Exhibition Company (founded in 1992), Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KyivExpoPlaza Exhibition Center (founded in 2002). Member of the Board of Directors of the UFI World Association of Exhibition Industry. Business school lecturer: KMBS, LvBS, CAPS. Lecturer at the Open University of Maidan and the Ukrainian Academy of Leadership. Author of more than 250 articles on management, marketing, information technology, futurology, and two books. Member of the National Reform Council (2014-2016), Advisor to the Minister of Economy (2014-2016).

Oleksandr Kotolup | Figaro-Catering

Founder of Figaro Catering - one of the event catering trendsetters in Ukraine. Oleksandr Kotolup will join the speakers to talk about what will happen to the events and catering in the next 5 years.

Andriy Pavliv | Lviv Convention Bureau

Director of the Lviv Convention Bureau. With the assistance of Lviv City Council, LCB has been promoting our city as a new direction of the conference industry in Eastern Europe since 2013.

Olga Yunak | Sun Event

Managing Partner of "SUN Event" Over 15 years of experience in the event industry. Founder and experienced company manager for over 10 years. Experience in managing a large team, specialization in various fields, coordination in the organization of large state projects, as well as corporate events in various fields, conducting large BTL campaigns, organizing festivals. Cooperation with such customers as Coca Cola, Kyivstar, Epam, Teva, Fozzy Group, Huawei, Nova Poshta, and others.

Mykhailo Yasinsky | Secret Service Entertainment Agency

An expert in the production and promotion of show business stars. The ideologist and founder of Secret Service Entertainment, a leading Ukrainian agency of production, management, and support of professional artists. For 10 years of its work, Alan Badoev, Max Barsky, Olya Polyakova, Svetlana Loboda, Potap and Nastya, Oleg Vinnyk, TAYANNA, and many other Ukrainian artists have used its services.

Andriy Moskalenko | LCC

Lviv Deputy Mayor for Development

Pavlo Chmyruk | So Good Company

Founder and generator of ideas for gastronomic festivals "Street Food So Good" and "Lviv Art and Wine Festival" So Good Company - an event agency that organizes its own gastronomic events: "Street Food So Good", "Lviv Art and Wine Festival", "Lviv Ice Cream Festival", "So Green Fest". So Good Company also organizes festivals, food courts at events, corporate events, and provides festival equipment.

Mykola Troschak | WIZIO.PRO

Commercial director of the largest LED screen rental company in Western Ukraine - WIZIO.PRO. The company deals with the video-visual design of events, broadcasting of content, development of the technical concept and complex systematization of all technical processes of preparation and conduction of events.

Marina Matrosova | VDNG

Art Director VDNG.

Ksenia Efremova | Same & Friends

Director of SAME & Friends agency. Ksenia has over 15 years of experience in the field of marketing communications. In 2008, she received a Master's degree in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Since 2008, she is the co-founder and managing partner of SAME & Friends agency.

Anna Sologub

Director of HR Marketing

Ostap Hytruk | Magic Innovations

Founder and owner of the international multimedia company Magic Innovations. Over 10 years, he and his team have organized more than 600 multimedia projects in 24 countries and opened Magic Innovations offices in 8 countries. Among the clients of the company are the leading international events agencies, as well as top brands, such as Philip Morris, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, Samsung, Visa, JTI, Emaar, Toyota, Huawei, Martini.