Duty of Care: A New Reality

October 28th at 1PM EST | 12PM CT | 10AM PT

This must-attend webinar will draw on the expertise of 3 industry pros who have developed comprehensive duty of care strategies and protocols to keep attendees safe!


All attendees will earn 1 CE credit from The Events Industry Council.

Featured Speakers:

Melinda L. Burdette, CMP, CMM, HMCC Director of Events at Meeting Professionals International

Melinda L. Burdette, CMP, CMM, HMCC
Director of Events at Meeting Professionals International

As the Director of Events for Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Melinda Burdette oversees the association’s domestic and international event footprint, including their signature experiences, World Education Congress (WEC) and European Meetings and Events Conference (EMEC). She is charged with the daunting task of designing experiences for thousands of meeting and event professionals that inspire them to innovate and create on their own. Melinda is a Certified Meeting Professional and has worked in the medical, nonprofit, and corporate meetings and events industry. Because of her success and leadership, Northstar Meetings Group recognized her in October 2018 as one of the Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry. She also led the team that recently was awarded the 2019 Eventex Award for best Global Association Meeting for MPI’s 2018 World Education Congress.

Pepper Dombroski, Director of Sales at The Broadmoor

Pepper Dombroski
Director of Sales at The Broadmoor

Pepper Dombroski joined The Broadmoor in 2013 from the Grand Wailea in Maui, Hawaii, where she held the position of Director of Sales beginning in 2005. Before relocating to Hawaii, Dombroski held several positions within the Rocky Mountain region, including Director of Sales & Marketing for the Snake River Lodge & Spa and Sales Manager for the Westin Vail Cascade Club.

Mark Yuska, CEO at Alliance Nationwide Exposition

Mark Yuska
CEO at Alliance Nationwide Exposition

Yuska is the force behind the Orange County Convention Center’s Together Again Expo, a F2F gathering of more than 800 industry professionals in July and the center’s first trade show since COVID-19. Founded in 2008, Alliance Exposition Services is currently the only Nationwide General Service Contractor (GSC), focusing exclusively on smaller to mid-size events… which we endearingly refer to as “Boutique or Ballroom Shows.” By serving a market that is too often overlooked by the larger GSC’s, Alliance has experienced tremendous growth and a highly satisfied customer base, as evidenced by our 98% Client Retention rate and a 30% average year over year growth. Alliance makes designing your event easy, offering web-based graphic approvals, real-time tracking, same day floor plan turnaround, online exhibitor kits and much more! At Alliance, you will experience the best of “both worlds” – A General Service Contractor with leading industry resources nationwide, AND a partner who will provide the personal attention that you deserve.

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