Meet the Team

Meet Lisa Berry (Glosson), your
Vice President of Gift & Souvenir!

Lisa has been with Clarion Events for 18 years and has received numerous awards and industry recognition for her dedication and commitment to excellence. For Lisa, teamwork is everything. She works closely with each member of her respective teams to expand and enhance all the Clarion Shows! Lisa lives in Georgia with her husband, Jason and their little feisty Chihuahua, Pepi!

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Meet April Holinek, your
Show Director!

April Holinek has been working at Clarion for 8 years. She is the show director of the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show and the Philadelphia Gift Show. She is a brand 2 to 2 children, who are her pride and joys! In her free time, she spends time with her family and traveling to the beach. She also loves flamingos. April is always willing to help!

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Meet Worrell Thomas, your
Sales Manager!

Worrell started on the Seattle Gift Show and now is a sales manager on the Las Vegas Souvenir and Resort Gift Show. He thoroughly enjoy working with exhibitors and takes pride in helping you succeed. He loves trying new foods, no matter how weird they are! He recently proposed to his girlfriend and is busy outside of work watching her plan their wedding!

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  Meet Marni Golden Vinci, your
Show Manager!

Marni is the Show Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show as well as the Show Director for the Halloween & Party Expo. She has over 20 years in the events business and has been at Clarion Events for 4 years.  She prides herself on building strong relationships with her customers by understanding their needs and working consultatively with them to achieve their goals and success at our shows.  Marni lives in Connecticut with her husband, 2 children and her golden retriever Jack.

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Meet Jhana Jordan, your
Key Accounts Manager!

Jhana is the Global Key Accounts Manager and works with buyers to make sure they have the best experience possible at the our events. She has been with Clarion for 9 years and has worked in the trade show industry her entire career. She is a master gardener so when she's not working you can find her in her gardens, reading or hiking the mountains!

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Meet Samantha Grimaldi, your 
Marketing Director!

Samantha is the Marketing Director for the Smoky Mountain Gift show as well as the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show and Halloween & Party Expo. She has been at Clarion/Urban for 6 years and loves to work with the team to ensure the events are delivering what you’re looking for. You can find her creating our plans to keep our exhibitors up to date on all they need to prepare for the show as helping buyers discover new and unique products. While she’s not working she loves traveling, watching Hallmark movies, and rooting for Villanova basketball.

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Meet Nadira Ramatally, your 
Senior Marketing Manager!

Nadira joined Clarion in 2020 and brings an extensive background in events marketing for the last 10 years. She has won awards including Penton's Choice Award, Folio's 30 under 30 and EXPO Magazine’s Rising Star Award. Nadira has a toddler to keep her very busy and enjoys crafting in her spare time. She is your main Marketing/PR contact person, so feel free to reach out to her with any questions you may have.

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