THE 63rd ANNUAL IFEA CONVENTION, EXPO & RETREAT IS DESIGNED TO INFORM AND ELEVATE ALL OF YOUR PERSPECTIVES;providing access to many points-of view; increasing awareness of changing technologies, trends, issues, opportunities and risks; and extending educational and networking opportunities to share and grow your professional experience and expertise.

WE HOPE THAT YOU WILL PLAN NOW TO JOIN US(with your staffs, boards, key volunteers, city representatives, sponsors and vendors) as we welcome the world’s top events, host markets and industry experts, for an unforgettable opportunity to evaluate, prepare for and respond to the many critical and changing perspectives that are influencing our industry and all those that we depend on.

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Ira Rosen, MA, CFEE

Temple University School of Sport Tourism and Hospitality Management
Assistant Professor/Program Director - Event Leadership Executive Certificate Program
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mr. Ira L. Rosen is an Assistant Professor with Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. He teaches several event management courses and directs the School’s award-winning Event Leadership Executive Certificate Program. Additionally, for over twenty-five years he has owned and operated Entertainment On Location, Inc. (EOL), a full-service event consulting company based in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. EOL has done extensive production and consulting work for major events and clients throughout the world. Prior to opening EOL, Ira worked for over seven years with Radio City Music Hall Productions. His production background includes multi-million dollar parades, major corporate events around the world and meeting management projects for many different organizations. Ira has spoken and done training programs around the world and he has written extensively on topics ranging from risk management to sponsorship to the financial and operational management of events. He has been a featured speaker at conventions and conferences around the world. Ira holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from Montclair State University in New Jersey and is a Certified Festivals and Events Executive (CFEE). In September of 2005, he was inducted into the IFEA Hall of Fame, becoming one of only 60 people in the world to hold this honor.

My Speakers / Moderators Sessions

Saturday, September 29

9:00am PDT

CFEE Professional Certification Class: Operations & Risk Management Room - Sunset (Meeting House Conference Center)Ira Rosen, MA, CFEE • Kaliff Insurance

1:30pm PDT

Wednesday, October 3

3:00pm PDT


My Dialogue Leader Sessions

Tuesday, October 2

2:00pm PDT

3:15pm PDT

4:30pm PDT