TAREN BRADLEY (she/her/hers) As a seasoned events producer, Taren has dedicated over 25 years to the events arena including elected board positions in leading industry organizations and tenures with Hilton, Aramark, and most recently a boutique experiential firm in the Washington, DC area. Her understanding of the ins and outs of the hotel industry, a solid working knowledge of the on and off-premise food and beverage and rental industries, and the skillset Taren honed for almost a decade with Encore (the world’s largest audio-visual brand) make her a triple threat for clients. She deals in the languages of technology, people and the creative arts. She offers a unique and valuable proposition for live, virtual and hybrid event clients. Taren serves the community as an adjunct professor for Prince George's Community College, the National Coalition for Black Meeting Planners (NCBMP) Board of Directors and serves on several committees of her high school alma mater, St. Marks School (MA). Taren has been given a citation by the Governor of Maryland for her exemplary service with the Capital Region Minority Supplier Council and most recently the St. Mark’s Distinguished Alumni Tony Loney Award for her work in diversity and inclusion within the community.