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November 8, 2022

Eventex 2018 Jury Yearbook: David Benitez

Co-Founder of CoCoa Content Cocktails. An expert in connecting people to do business in the Travel and Meetings Industry marketplace. Passionate about human interactions in a humane kind of way!

Who are you really? I am a guy that would LOVE to LIVE NAKED! Clothes are a pain in the butt… I would definitely settle well in the Garden of Eden!Personal credo... We are built for a purpose. Nothing happens “by chance”… There is always something more!When you were a kid, you wanted to be… Michael Jordan!You became… A basketball player in a Veterans team in Barcelona… Close to MJ, but not close enough!What would people say about you based on your handwriting? – “I can’t understand what this guy is writing! It is soooo sloppy!”Which book do you think everyone should read? – Chronicles of Narnia… A great story indeed!Would you rather be the funniest or the most intelligent person in the room? – Neither.. I try to be funny and intelligent, but I suck at both!The hardest thing about being in events... Strict procurement processes…And the easiest? – Dealing with people :)Describe how you imagine a conference 100 years from now… The conference room will be an agricultural field and the catering will be provided by the crops on that field.The best advice you ever received… Don’t give up as you will always have a “No” as an answer, if you give up you will never reap the “yeses”? :)Honest arrogance or hypocritical humility? Being REAL and Being MEEK (strength under control in Greek) wins heart… Not being arrogant or being fake!Action or thriller? - ThrillerSurprise ending or a happy ending? – Happy Ending… ALWAYS HAPPY ENDING!!Practice without theory is… the way to go! Although a little theory does help to go through less learning pains!Less is more when… you feel relaxed and at peace. If you are stressed is when you are doing more for less..At the end of the day… what is really important in your life? Where are your priorities?

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