About MAD Event Management
MAD Event Management is an agency dedicated to the success of your event of any size. We have years of experience managing all aspects of live events, including large scale consumer and trade shows, meetings, conferences and exhibitor execution. MAD also owns and operates several pop culture conventions: Long Beach Comic Expo, Long Beach, CA; Long Beach Comic Con, Long Beach, CA; New Jersey Comic Expo, Edison, NJ; Cuba Comic Expo, Havana, Cuba and Anime Fan Fest NJ and Anime Fan Fest Baltimore, which are produced in partnership with OTAKU USA.

The skill set required to produce conventions and conferences involves event planning, marketing, sales and operational expertise, all of which the team at MAD Event Management is experienced and qualified to provide to our clients. We have been managing exhibitor set-up and handling event marketing for over twenty years, having produced exhibits for events such as San Diego Comicon International, Frankfurt Book Fair, New York Comicon and many other events.

No matter the size or scope of the event, the team at MAD Event Management can develop a plan that will suit your needs and can take care of the details for you.
MAD Staff
Martha Donato / President
Martha Donato has been producing large scale events and conferences for over 19 years. Her experience includes pop culture events, including self-produced shows Long Beach Comic Con, Long Beach Comic Expo and New Jersey Comic Expo. Donato's last position at Crain Communications involved the management of a portfolio of conferences and special events in the commercial insurance and risk management sectors, producing events such as World Captive Forum; Risk Management Summit; Cyber Risk Summit; Risk Manager of the Year; 40 Under 40 Brokers; Women to Watch; as well as ten+ years developing the pop culture event business for Wizard Conventions nationally. Donato's skills include event planning, marketing, sales/sponsorship and operational expertise. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Marist College in communications.

In addition to producing events, Donato has been involved in exhibitor set-up and marketing for over twenty years, having produced exhibits for events such as San Diego Comicon International, Frankfurt Book Fair, New York Comic Con, RIMS, and many others.
Martin Glynn / CEO
Glynn has been involved with event production for over 25 years, his last position being the CEO and co-Founder of Metropolitan Expositions, a general contractor based in Moonachie, NJ. In his role as CEO, he oversaw the operations, finances and business development of the company, as well as those of the sister companies, MetroMultiMedia and Metro Transportation. Glynn holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Farleigh Dickinson University.
Doug Brown / Marketing Manager
Douglas comes to us with over four years of experience in overall event management, including conception, lining up programming, marketing to participants and pre/on-site operations. As the Marketing manager, he is dedicated in developing a marketing strategy and growing the brand. Douglas is a graduate of Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Marketing and a minor in Business Management.
Carly Marsh / Operations Manager
Carly has been working in the events industry for over three years, specializing in customer service, registration, and travel accommodations. She is eager to be apart of the MAD team and looks forward to the continued success of the company's unique events. Carly is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management and a minor in event management.
Genevieve Prifte / General Manager
Genevieve has been planning and running large scale trade shows, conferences, and special events with a focus on Event Operations, Sponsorship Development, and processes and efficiency across the entire event planning process for the past 11 years. Her experience spans across many industry verticals including technology, legal, financial, insurance, and real estate. In her last role as Senior Director of Global Events for ALM Media the Global Event Operations team, Event Customer Service, and Registration reported in to her. She also served as Event Director for Legaltech, the world's largest legal technology event, as well as spearheaded the globalization of the event division across all verticals. Over the year's her guiding principal has been that good work is necessary, but enjoying what you do and having fun while you're doing is essential.
Johanna Radreau / Operations Coordinator
Graduate from Ecole Gestion Commerce in Burgundy, France, Johanna has worked over 3 years as a Marketing Assistant at Nordeon and has experience in event organization, social media, brand communication and customer service. She has joined the MAD team as the Operations Coordinator.
James Ross / Sales Manager
James Ross is a veteran in the trade show/events industry. Over the past 15 years he has specialized in exhibit sales & sponsorships, event logistics and floor management. He has been involved in comic book convention genre for over 10 years.
Mike Scigliano / Consultant
Mike Scigliano has over 20 years in the events production field that encompasses not only the event management side but the exhibitor and guest side as well. He works with MAD Events on special projects as an event solutions consultant such as C3.
Kristen Simon / Programming Director
Kristen Simon has been involved in event programming for over 6 years, creating, scheduling and implementing dynamic panels and events with every type of professional. Recently, her focus has been on pop culture and STEM, but enjoys branching out to learn new aspects of industries, and welcomes a challenge. Her background includes being an industry professional in the entertainment realm as well as non-profit.
MAD Upcoming Events
Comic Creator Conference
C3 | Comic Creator Con
February 17, 2017
Long Beach Comic Expo
Long Beach Comic Expo
February 18 & 19, 2017
Anime Fan Fest
Anime Fan Fest
April 22 & 23, 2017
Cuba Comic Expo
Cuba Comic Expo
May 19-21, 2017
Anime Fan Fest Baltimore
Anime Fan Fest Baltimore
June 3 & 4, 2017
Long Beach Comic Con
September 2 & 3, 2017
New Jersey Health & Wellness Expo
NJ Health & Wellness Expo
Fall 2017
New Jersey Comic Expo
Blockchain Bootcamp
Fall 2017
New Jersey Comic Expo
New Jersey Comic Expo
November 18 & 19, 2017
Cheer & Dance NYC
Winter 2017
C3 | Comic Creator Conference / February 17, 2017 / Havana, Cuba [Map It]
www.comiccreatorcon.com

Details to come. For more specific information about the conference, please check out the event website.
Long Beach Comic Expo / February 18 & 19, 2017 / Long Beach, CA [Map It]
www.longbeachcomicexpo.com

Long Beach Comic Expo is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each spring. It's a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At the Long Beach Comic Expo you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings and meet and greet sessions with celebrities. For more specific information about the show, please check out the FAQ section on the website.
Anime Fan Fest / April 22 & 23, 2017 / Somerset, NJ [Map It]
www.animefanfest.com

New Jersey Anime Fan FEST, where friends come together and celebrate being Otaku. Anime fandom took hold in the Universities and comic shops all throughout the eastern United States, from Ohio over to New York and down into Carolina. One could say that New Jersey is the “crossroad” of anime fandom and what better way to celebrate, then to renew past friendships and explore new ones. New Jersey Anime Fan FEST will showcases the exceptional works of your favorite actors, cosplayers, artists and musicians who rejoice in being Otaku. At New Jersey Anime Fan FEST you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational panels, guest signings and providing a “safe zone” for you and your whole family. For more specific information about the show, please check out the FAQ section on the website.
Cuba Comic Expo / May 19-21, 2017 / Havana, Cuba [Map It]
www.cubacomicexpo.com

Details to come. For more specific information about the show, please check out the FAQ section on the website.
Anime Fan Fest Baltimore / June 3 & 4, 2017 / Baltimore, MD [Map It]
www.animefanfestbaltimore.com

Details to come. For more specific information about the show, please check out the FAQ section on the website.
Long Beach Comic Con / September 2 & 3, 2017 / Long Beach, CA [Map It]
www.longbeachcomiccon.com

Long Beach Comic Con is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each fall. It's a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop cultures. At the Long Beach Comic Con, you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs for all ages, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. For more specific information about the show, please check the FAQ section of the website.
New Jersey Health & Wellness Expo / Fall 2017 / Edison, NJ [Map It]
www.njhealthandwellnessexpo.com

Our goal is to bring health to the community…that means YOU. The New Jersey Health & Wellness Expo is where the community and dedicated health professionals gather to share ideas and offer solutions to our most important health concerns.
Inspired by and featuring New Jersey-based integrative health expert and tv/radio personality Derrick DeSilva Jr., M.D., the New Jersey Health & Wellness Expo showcases products, services and information for you to improve whole-person health…mind, body and spirit.
Pharma Blockchain Bootcamp: Overcoming the Data Challenge / Fall 2017 / Edison, NJ [Map It]
www.eventbrite.com/e/pharma-blockchain-bootcamp-registration-27629756345

DATA IS AN ASSET AND YOUR ASSET IS ON THE LINE. Blockchain technology has gained recognition as one of the most disruptive technologies in the industrial world with the potential of redefining how we do business the same way the internet changed it more than 30 years ago. At this critical one-day learning seminar, you will uncover the key areas where blockchain applications could have significant impact in preserving the integrity of the data within the pharmaceutical value chain; how and why blockchain applications may be riper for pharma than any other sector; and the legal and regulatory implications to consider when embarking on this journey.

No hype, no hackathons…just the expertise you need. This seminar is presented by experts who understand the pharmaceutical landscape and the true potential of blockchain technology within the functional areas of the pharmaceutical organization.
New Jersey Comic Expo / November 18 & 19, 2017 / Edison, NJ [Map It]
www.newjerseycomicexpo.com

New Jersey Comic Expo is an annual event held at the Jew Jersey Convention & Exposition Center each Fall. It's a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At the Long Beach Comic Expo you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings and meet and greet sessions with celebrities. For more specific information about the show, please check out the FAQ section on the website.
Cheer & Dance NYC / Winter 2017 / NY, NY [Map It]
www.cnycheer.com

Levels 1-4, Jr 5, 5R, Hip Hop, and Rec teams! Held at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC!
MAD Services
MAD Services

As a full-service meeting & event management company, MAD Event Management can implement meetings and events of all sizes. With decades of experience, we maintain strategic relationships with partners, venues and event professionals that allows us the ability to execute conventions and events for clients nationwide. We understand that every client and every event is unique, and customize our proposals based on your needs following a deep review of the objectives and resources available.

MAD can offer a full team approach or fill in with our experts when you need assistance.

EVENT PLANNING SERVICES
  • AV Management
  • Agenda & Meeting Materials
  • Budget Creation & Management
  • Decor & Props
  • Communications
  • Equipment Rentals
  • Event Registration
  • Event Sponsorship Acquisition
  • Exhibitor Sales & Management
  • Food & Beverage Planning
  • Hotel Contract Negotiation
  • Marketing Materials
  • On-site Event Management
  • Photography & Video
  • Program Book Production
  • Security
  • Signage
  • Site Selection
  • Vendor Negotiation
  • Website development
MAD also offers expert services through our partner companies

Metro Multimedia
Metro Multimedia
www.metromultimedia.com

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52 Forest Avenue, 2nd Floor
Paramus, NJ 07652
845-258-3003 (office)
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