Toronto
Hotel X (New Fort Hall)
Princes' Boulevard Enter on the corner of Lakeshore Blvd W &, 111 Newfoundland Rd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3, Canada
May 10, 2022
8:30am - 9:30am Breakfast
9:30am - 12:00pm Program
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
11:45am - 12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm - 3:00pm Program
3:00pm - 4:00pm Networking + Drinks
Join Hopin and a group of fellow Toronto event professionals for a three-hour morning program to connect, learn, and grow. Arrive at 8:30am for coffee and breakfast, and we will begin at 9am with a panel conversation on The State of Hybrid Events. We hope you can join us!

The #EventProof Schedule

08:30AM-9:30AM

Guest Arrivals + Breakfast + Networking

We encourage you to come early to meet the Hopin Team, grab a bite of breakfast, and network with event industry peers.

09:30AM-09:35AM

Welcome Remarks

Russell Murphy
Russell Murphy

VP of Sales, Americas

09:35AM-10:15AM

The State of Hybrid Events

What is a hybrid event, really? Hear from event professionals who are charting the course and why there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to planning hybrid events.

Russell Murphy
Brian Wilson

Senior Internal Events Manager, Hopin

Russell Murphy
Vincent Murphy

VP of Sales, BizBash

Russell Murphy
Brittney Filek-Gibson

Senior Manager, Implementation, Toronto International Film Festival

Russell Murphy
Carly Silberstein

CEO, Redstone Agency

10:15AM-10:30AM

The Experiential Imperative: A New Approach to Events

Events are at a turning point. We’re at a point where we have to decide which direction to take. Do we continue down the same path, or do we take a new one?

Russell Murphy
Brianna Haag

Director of Demand Generation, Hopin

10:35AM-10:55AM

From URL to IRL: Returning Onsite in 2022

While real progress has been made in the return to physical gatherings, new and interesting challenges await. Hear the experiences of those who are navigating the uncertainty.

Russell Murphy
Andie Cohn

Senior Sales Manager, Hopin

Gretchen Newman
Gretchen Newman

National Senior Manager, Events & Experiential Marketing, BDO Canada

Mikey Singer
Mikey Singer

President & Founder, MKEM

10:55AM-11:15AM

NETWORKING BREAK

We'll have time to network with event industry peers and meet the Hopin team.

11:05AM-11:35AM

Hopin Events Product Showcase

Hear directly from our Product team about the latest new features released for Hopin Events and get a sneak peek into what we're building!

Russell Murphy
Shane Lennox

Group Product Manager, Hopin

Russell Murphy
Phil Roepers

Senior Sales Engineer, Hopin

11:40AM-11:55AM

Dear {{EVENT LEAD NAME}}

Marketing and sales alignment is paramount — especially when it comes to following up with event leads. Learn the best practices for turning attendees into customers.

Steve Kawalek
Steve Kawalek

Senior Account Executive, Hopin

12:00PM - 01:00PM

Lunch + Networking

The #EventProof Schedule

11:45AM-12:30PM

Guest Arrivals + Lunch + Networking

We encourage you to come early to meet the Hopin Team, grab a bite of breakfast, and network with event industry peers.

12:30PM-12:35PM

Welcome Remarks

Russell Murphy
Russell Murphy

VP of Sales, Americas

12:35PM-1:15PM

The State of Hybrid Events

What is a hybrid event, really? Hear from event professionals who are charting the course and why there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to planning hybrid events.

Russell Murphy
Brian Wilson

Senior Internal Events Manager, Hopin

Russell Murphy
Vincent Murphy

VP of Sales, BizBash

Russell Murphy
Brittney Filek-Gibson

Senior Manager, Implementation, Toronto International Film Festival

Russell Murphy
Carly Silberstein

CEO, Redstone Agency

1:15PM-1:30PM

The Experiential Imperative: A New Approach to Events

Events are at a turning point. We’re at a point where we have to decide which direction to take. Do we continue down the same path, or do we take a new one?

Russell Murphy
Brianna Haag

Director of Demand Generation, Hopin

1:35PM-1:55PM

From URL to IRL: Returning Onsite in 2022

While real progress has been made in the return to physical gatherings, new and interesting challenges await. Hear the experiences of those who are navigating the uncertainty.

Russell Murphy
Andie Cohn

Senior Sales Manager, Hopin

Gretchen Newman
Gretchen Newman

National Senior Manager, Events & Experiential Marketing, BDO Canada

Mikey Singer
Mikey Singer

President & Founder, MKEM

1:55PM-2:15PM

NETWORKING BREAK

We'll have time to network with event industry peers and meet the Hopin team.

2:15PM-2:40PM

Hopin Events Product Showcase

Hear directly from our Product team about the latest new features released for Hopin Events and get a sneak peek into what we're building!

Russell Murphy
Shane Lennox

Group Product Manager, Hopin

Russell Murphy
Phil Roepers

Senior Sales Engineer, Hopin

2:45PM-3:00PM

Dear {{EVENT LEAD NAME}}

Marketing and sales alignment is paramount — especially when it comes to following up with event leads. Learn the best practices for turning attendees into customers.

Steve Kawalek
Steve Kawalek

Senior Account Executive, Hopin

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Networking + Drinks