Meet the Jury Members of Experiential Management Group at WOW Awards 2019
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | May 29, 2019 | News
The 11th edition of WOW Awards and Convention Asia 2019, the region’s largest business & recognition platform for the Experiential Marketing, MICE, Live Entertainment & Wedding Industry is scheduled from 27th – 29th June, 2019 at Aerocity, New Delhi.
Experiential Management known as Group C celebrates efforts in production and event technical’s by supplier partners. This category includes only service providers without the inclusion of agencies.
Delivery of end-to-end production of an event while overcoming execution challenges and delivery of unique/ highly technical/ superior lighting design solutions at an event is also a part of this category and recognises the efforts in lighting, trussing, tent solutions, SFX/pyrotechnic, projection mapping, design construct/fabrication, hospitality/logistic, catering solutions and show running / stage management.
Each Jury member is selected from complementing backgrounds with extensive experience in the industry to ensure complete transparency in the judging process. With the expertise and vast knowledge, their valuable insights on the industry helps them judge the entries and bring out the winners of WOW!
The esteemed Jury of Experiential Management Group are:
VP, Global Head of TAIT Navigator
As the VP, Global Head of TAIT Navigator, Jim focuses on the perpetual innovation and convergence of entertainment automation and live experiences on a global scale. Jim along with a team of skilled software and control engineers spread around the world, design, code and test TAIT’s entertainment automation software and hardware to maximize creative potential for a diverse range of projects of every scope and scale. Jim continues to innovate and deliver cutting-edge technology for TAIT Navigator allowing automation users in all entertainment fields to deliver comprehensive, safe and consumer enthused experiences.
Executive Creative Director
Rob Delfgaauw is the Creative Executive Director at NuFormer. The multimedia company, based in the Netherlands and with a global network of dedicated production teams and experts, is leading in the field of 3D video projection mapping. In 2009, NuFormer was one of the pioneers in the world with this new technology. In the period after that, NuFormer successfully executed projection mapping projects all over the world for brands like Apple, Sony, BMW, Samsung, Mercedes, Google, Disney, Philips, Starbucks, Heineken and Ford.
A Master Projection Designer who works on large-scale, high-end projection mapping, Bart Kresa has over 25 years of industry experience in developing engaging projections. His diverse background combined with his experience in lighting and multimedia design to inform his early work in projections, continues to inspire his design process. Master Projection Designer, Bart Kresa, founded BARTKRESA studio in 2006, in Santa Monica, CA. BARTKRESA studio has artists, developers, and technologists at their headquarters in Santa Monica, CA, as well as in Poland and Japan. From achievements in themed entertainment, to recognition for design and leadership, BARTKRESA studio’s exemplary work continues to redefine industry standards.
Global Sales & Marketing Director
sE Electronics International, Inc.
With over 20 years of experience in the Pro Audio Industry, Toni has put a lot of energy in establishing continuity and brand awareness for the brands that he has been working for and is also a practising musician himself.
A Dubai based Technical Event Producer/Director and Major Events Specialist, Stefan has worked for some of the most prestigious agencies and technical suppliers in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America. He has spent over 23 years in logistics, development, technical design, execution, and production management of corporate and live events. With 17 years experience in the Middle East, Stefan has worked on a broad variety of projects such as the 2006 Asian Games, 2010 World Future Energy Summit , the Launch of the Dubai Tram 2014, the ISNR Opening Ceremony 2016, the World Air Games Opening Ceremony 2015, the Formula 1 in Baku 2016 & 2017 and the Bahrain Sports Awards 2010. Stefan takes part regularly as Speaker at conferences and exhibitions; as well he is selected to provide training courses to the members of the PRG Alliance.
Florian Weber is the founder of Concept Solutions, an Austrian event-technology company with over 50 employees. He started as a one-man business in 2002 and made different educations like the MBA event management, apprentice trainer and many more. Meanwhile Concept Solutions has been the point of contact for leading event agencies at permanently managed locations within Austria, particularly in Vienna. They offer high-quality event support as well as technical advice and equipment for all sorts of extraordinary events.
Managing Director, Asia Pacific
With almost a decade of experience in Sales, Ben is currently working as the Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Adamson.
Founder & CEO
With over 15 years of experience in aviation safety and security and having worked with various safety teams globally, Rohan started his entrepreneurial journey as the CEO & Founder of Momentum India in 2015. Specialist in crisis management, he has facilitated over 10,000 personnel globally in crisis management, crisis communications, media spokesperson, security & asset protection. Along with his team at Momentum India, he has assisted over 400 businesses, schools, institutions and events for over last 15 years across the country to build organisational resilience and ensure a business as usual approach. As a part of this endeavour Momentum India, under his leadership have pioneered in offering strategic assistance in the areas of health, safety, security and environment for several international events such as the ISL, IPL, Asia Cup.
Adela Kriland is a proactive, ambitious and solutions-driven project manager. From sales to technical support, offering an outstanding background achieving solutions on selling projects and products in multiple countries such as India, China, Spain, Peru, Panama, Colombia, and Mexico, she is a highly proactive customer service, interested in developing long-term relationships and creating strategic partnerships. Building valuable networks, new business development, networking, reaching decision-makers, and negotiating offers and commercial deals; offer a solid industry network.
Event Strategist & Consultant
Sumit Chandhoke XP
Sumit Chandhoke has been in the events industry for over 2 decades. Having being involved with top event companies at a leadership position for a number of years, he has also been involved with conceptualising and producing some of the biggest special and corporate event productions in India and Internationally.
For more details, check the WOW Awards Categories page: https://asia.wowawards.com/categories
Experiential Management, Group C celebrates the efforts in production and event technical’s by supplier partners. This category includes only service providers without the inclusion of agencies.