Courtney Muller and Joe Lynch discuss highlights from Manifest 2023 conference, which was held in Las Vegas, January 31 to February 2. Courtney is currently the President of Manifest, a new generation event with logistics technology at the center. She leads the Manifest team and drives all strategic partnerships for the event.
About Courtney Muller
Courtney Muller lived in 8 states before she was 14 years old. Which might be the reason she loves the travel and pace of the events industry! Courtney started her career in events in 1991. Courtney is currently the President of Manifest, a new generation event with logistics technology at the center. She leads the Manifest team and drives all strategic partnerships for the event. Manifest is owned by Connectiv, where Courtney also serves as Chief Corporate Development Officer. Connectiv is a live events studio that focuses on technology and how it transforms and evolves industries. Courtney has 31 years of trade show and event experience which includes a 20-year career at Reed Exhibitions where she rose to the role of Senior Vice President overseeing a portfolio of 10 industry leading events in five sectors, including multiple Trade Show 200 events (Global Gaming Expo Las Vegas and Macau, The Vision Expos, Interphex and BookExpo America as well as New York Restaurant, Florida Restaurant & Lodging and California Restaurant events). She also oversaw the sponsorship revenue team as well as the conference teams for all U.S. events. Recently, Courtney worked for Clarion Events North America where she was Chief Corporate Development and Strategy Officer. In her role she was responsible for acquisitions, new business, partnerships, and commercial development for Clarion North America. Courtney also oversaw two acquisitions, InsureTech Connect and The National Grocer’s Association Show. During her 4-year tenure in the role in the North American Division of Clarion grew by 4 times, putting them on the map of the leading event organizers in the U.S. Prior to Clarion Events, Courtney worked as Executive Vice President for Urban Expositions where she oversaw the team and portfolio of almost 35 events. Clarion Events bought Urban in 2016 and Courtney continued to help build the division of Clarion. Muller is recognized for building strong relationships with association partners and customers. Over her career she has worked with The American Booksellers Association, The American Gaming Association, The Vision Council, The New York State Restaurant Association and the National Indian Gaming Association and the National Grocer’s Association to name a few. Courtney’s creative approaches to growing business are exemplified by her strong leadership and team building skills. Courtney is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She enjoys gardening and cooking and adores the natural beauty of her island home in North Carolina. She and her husband and dog live on the Topsail Island Sound and only steps from the beach! They have three grown children and three grandsons.
About Manifest: The Future of Logistics
The world of logistics is changing faster than ever. Technology advances plus rapidly changing consumer behavior has already dramatically changed how business gets done. Manifest will provide a focused look at what’s to come across the spectrum of LogisticsTech and which companies and technologies are transforming the way goods circumnavigate the globe. Manifest will help you forge new relationships, new alliances, and foster new strategies that help move your business forward and avoid falling into the traditional mindset.
Connectiv is a live events studio that for the past decade has dedicated itself to creating industry leading gatherings. Our passion and our expertise is owning and operating at scale, vertical-specific conferences. The events we have created attract more than 15,000 people each year and touch on global industries impacting people’s daily lives.
Key Takeaways: Highlights from Manifest 2023
- Courtney is currently the President of Manifest, a new generation event with logistics technology at the center. She leads the Manifest team and drives all strategic partnerships for the event.
- In the podcast, Courtney and Joe discuss the highlights of Manifest 2023 — and there were a lot of highlights.
- Courtney also shared plans for Manifest 2024, which is going to be even more epic that Manifest 2023. Register early and save big: Manifest Registration
- Manifest Vegas brings together the most comprehensive ecosystem of innovation and transformation in supply chain and logistics.
- Manifest: The Future of Logistics is February 5th – 7th, 2024 in Las Vegas
- Manifest is the premiere gathering of industry leaders, innovators, and investors in a showcase of the cutting edge of Logistics and Supply Chain.
- Get unprecedented access to the people and technologies changing the way the world moves.
- Register now for Manifest 2024 and save big: Manifest Registration
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