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Lisa Berry (Glosson)
Vice President of Gift & Souvenir
Lisa has been with Clarion Events for 18 years and has received numerous awards and industry recognition for her dedication and commitment to excellence. For Lisa, teamwork is everything. She works closely with each member of her respective teams to expand and enhance all the Clarion Shows! Lisa lives in Georgia with her husband, Jason and their little feisty Chihuahua, Pepi!
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Christina has been with Clarion Events for 15 years and is Group Show Director for the Smoky Mountain Gift Show, the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show, and the Ocean City Gift Show. When working with Christina you will not feel like a client, you will feel like family! Christina has a passion for animal rescue and loves to volunteer and foster. She even “foster failed” twice with her 2 fur-children Mille & Sophie.
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Key Accounts Manager
Heather has been part of the gift and souvenir industry for 15+ years with experience both on the tradeshow production side as well as being an industry rep. In her role as Key Account Manager, Heather is here to cultivate relationships with retailers and exhibitors to ensure their needs are met at the event as well as help to form new connections between buyers and sellers. She lives in Northwest Ohio and while she’s not working with the best people in the planet, our gift and souvenir family, she likes traveling, working out (she is trained in both Karate and Krav Maga) and girls nights out!
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Laurie is the Event Operations Manager for the Grand Strand Gift Show. She is new to the Clarion Events, however, she has more than 15 years of experience working on large-scale and small boutique events all around the US and Canada in many different business sectors and challenging venues. Laurie understands that a successful event is contingent on managing the full event lifecycle from the pre-event work to post event ROI analysis and everything in between. She looks forward to collaborating with her different show teams at Clarion, learning as much as she can about the different portfolios. When not at work, Laurie enjoys time with her family and friends, travel, hiking, and movies.
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Exhibitor Services Manager
Tabitha is the Exhibitor Success Manager and is a new addition to Clarion, but not new to trade shows. She has been in the industry for over 20 years, as an exhibitor, as a sales consultant, and now on the exhibitor success side. Pre-event, Tabitha is your main point of contact to answer your questions and assist in making sure your exhibitor profile is complete in order to attract the maximum amount of attendees to your booth! In her free time, you can find Tabitha, running after her toddler at a park, museum, or even on a hike. She also enjoys traveling the world, scuba diving, and has an appetite for learning and trying new things!!
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Exhibitor Services Coordinator
Exhibitor Services Coordinator
Spencer started as an intern with Clarion in March of 2022 before becoming a fulltime member of the Exhibitor Services team in November. In his role as an Exhibitor Services Coordinator, Spencer treats all of Clarion’s clients with the utmost care. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking, traveling, and watching horror movies with his girlfriend and two cats.
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Megan is the Marketing Manager for the Smoky Mountain Gift Show. She also works across the Clarion Mobile Apps portfolio. She works out of our Shelton office and has been at Clarion since February of 2023. In her spare time, you can find Megan spending time with family and her pug, going to the gym, or cooking something savory.
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Caley is the Marketing Coordinator for the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show – ensuring all exhibitor’s needs are met prior. She is new to the industry and is excited to interact with our buyers, exhibitors, and be a part of the Grand Strand Team! When she’s not working Caley likes to go on adventures outside as much as possible, whether that’s a hike, snowboarding, or laying beachside, Caley loves it all! She also enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family.
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Tristan joined Clarion Events in June 2022. She graduated from Savannah College of Arts and Design in 2015 before crossing the pond for a Masters of Letters in Creative Writing from the University of St. Andrews in 2019. She is very excited to expand her marketing knowledge and attend all the events that Clarion has to offer. Outside of work she likes to watercolor, attempt to write the next great American romance novel, daydream about her new travel adventure, and cuddle with her three cats (Moriarty, Dr. Watson, and Irene Adler).
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