I’m Co-Owner and Marketing Director of Icon Presentations, audio visual for events located in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. Icon provides video, audio, lighting and wide-screen technological support to event producers and planners across the country. Past clients include Palm Springs International Film Festival, Honeywell, Catapillar, Pfizer many more.
I’m married to my business partner, Mike Fryatt. We have two kids, nearly out of the house. My background includes print & broadcast journalism, PR, theater production and acting.
I’m a great believer in social media and the rapidly evolving events industry and I’m very happy to be able to use my journalism skills to follow and write about these fascinating subjects here on Sound 'n Sight.
I also work with the content marketing company, Smarter Shift . As the company's social media strategist, I've built a strong online community around it's Content Roundtable blog and weekly#ContentChat Twitter chat for association, business and marketing professionals interested in learning and sharing about content marketing.
I write a weekly post for the Cvent blog, in which I share my social media tips for event professionals. Cvent is a leading provider of event management software.”
In addition, I am a co-author of two research reports for Meeting Planners International: The Strategic Value of Virtual Events and Hybrid Events: Research & Tools.
I studied and performed improv for 6 years. The concepts, which teach valuable leadership, team building & self-improvement skills have had a huge and positive impact on my life. I've begun to share what I've learned in workshops and interactive conference presentations that feature discussion & improv games.
I also speak and run workshops on the topics of: social media; content marketing; educating attendees about social media and virtual and hybrid events.
OH, and when I grow up I want to be Maude, from Harold & Maude.
Postings on this blog do not represent other members of the Icon crew.
For information about how Icon Presentations might help with your audio visual needs, please visit Icon Presentations.