Crafting Unique Experiences for Groups

Juice up the agenda with new ideas for audience engagement.

webcast logo

This webinar took place live on Feb. 22, 2023.

For participants to get the most out of your event, ratchet up the experience factor both in and out of the meeting room. This webinar will bring fresh ideas to the table that help create, build and support your group's culture; design team-building exercises tailored to your own participants; stay true to your organization's DEI goals; and more.


    Earns 1 Hour of CMP Credit 




    shannon-headshotShannon Lane DuPont

    Director of Program Development

    As director of program development at TeamBonding, DuPont is responsible for creating, customizing and executing new events. Her passion for the job inspires her to develop ideas that empower teams to explore and build strong bonds that help them work toward their mission, embracing vision and company culture.

    Since 2007, DuPont has played a key role with TeamBonding, part of the Catalyst global network of the largest team-building providers in the world. She works directly with clients from every industry to assess their needs and find innovative ways to achieve them. When live events pivoted during the pandemic, She designed a variety of virtual programs that could still bring clients together in a meaningful way despite their working remotely. Whether the event is in-person, virtual, or hybrid, DuPont makes sure every client has an impactful experience.

    lisa-grimaldi-headshotAnthony Vade

    Event Experience Strategy Director

    Born and raised in Australia, Vade now calls Toronto, Canada, home. Proudly acting as an instigator, creator and change agent, for more than 20 years he has helped event stakeholders create meaningful and memorable connections with attendees. He has worked with the largest audiovisual, event-tech and event production companies in the industry to design and execute large-scale conferences, corporate and entertainment events in virtual, hybrid and live scenarios.

    Vade continues to push experience-design boundaries in his role as event experience strategy director at Encore. His consultative and collaborative approach to customer engagement has resulted in thousands of successful events across four continents. 


    braley-headshotSarah J.F. Braley

    Managing Editor
    Northstar Meetings Group

    Sally oversees content on Northstar’s meetings-related websites, as well as the print edition of Meetings & Conventions and Successful Meetings, along with covering key beats. Sally joined M&C in 1994 as a senior editor, after spending eight years at New Jersey Monthly magazine. She holds a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a B.A. in Journalism (with minors in French, Greek and psychology) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.