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Alisa Peters

Moderator for the Panel Discussion

Alisa Peters, CMP, CMM, Senior Global Account Manager Experient, Chair-Elect, CMP Governance Commission


Alisa Peters serves as Chair-Elect of Events Industry Council’s CMP Governance Commission and is a Senior Global Account Manager for Experient, a Maritz Global Events Company. Her specialties include international and domestic meetings, contract analysis and negotiations, and meeting marketing. She has been recognizedby Experient in 2017, 2018 + 2019 as their Trusted Advisor of the Year. She has also served on the International Board of Directors of Meeting Professionals International.


Michael Dominquez

Michael Dominguez, President & CEO of ALHI


Michael Dominguez serves as the President & CEO for Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI).   ALHI is a Global Sales Organization with a team of nearly 80 professionals located among 26 offices across North America and Europe, ALHI’s serves a membership group of hotels that are Independent Hotels & Independent Brands that are an exclusive luxury collection.   Prior to joining ALHI, Michael served in executive sales leadership roles with MGM Resorts, Loews Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, Starwood Hotels and many more.

Michael is actively involved in leadership roles in the Meetings and Events Industry and currently serves as a Past Chairman of the International Board of Directors for MPI.

Michael speaks in the industry often on topics of disruption, the state of the industry, the economy, behavioral lessons.  Michael was recognized in M&C Magazines survey of top industry speakers and was an invited speaker at South by Southwest in 2018.

Eric Rozenberg

Eric Rozenberg, CEO, SecuTIX US, President and CEO, Event Business Formula


Eric Rozenberg has produced some of the most exciting events that business people have ever attended.  Each event was designed to not just entertain attendees but to align them with corporate goals, generate profits and empower teams. Eric is an entrepreneur, speaker and bestselling author.  His book, Meeting at C-Level –An Executive’s Guide for Driving Strategy and Helping the Rest of Us Figure Out What the Boss Wants is the first book on the «Why? “of a meeting. It has been endorsed by 20 of the most influential leaders from the corporate and association worlds and is a bestseller. Because you’ve done it every year can’t be the only reason why you hold your next meeting. The power of human connections can often be underestimated...until we experience it Eric has helped thousands of independent planners / entrepreneurs grow and manage their business better. For two decades in a previous life, Eric has consulted with Fortune 500 companies and produced conferences in more than 50 countries across diverse industries. He believes organizations must create meetings and events that are not only breathtakingly memorable     but     which     bring     corporate strategies to life and amplify team motivation/performance. He is CEO for SecuTixUS, the most advanced ticketing engagement platform, and President and CEO of Event Business Formula, the first online platform dedicated to helping event business owners manage and grow their business and get a Life! Originally   from   Belgium, Eric   was the   firstEuropean   to   become   Chairman   of   the International Board of Meetings Professional International (MPI), the largest professional association in the Meetings and Events Industry. Eric is a current member of Entrepreneurs Organization (EO – The Strategic Forum ( He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Demoucelle Parkinson Foundation in Belgium ( happily lives in South Florida with his amazing wife and daughters and he can be reached at


Mike Waterman


Mike Waterman Chief Sales Officer 


Visit Orlando Mike Waterman became Chief Sales Officer for Visit Orlando August 2019. Prior to that he was President & CEO of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GHCVB) also known as Visit Houston. The hospitality veteran has more than 30 years in the industry, and started his career in Orlando. Mike started his career at Marriott International, where he last served as Vice President of sales for the Western region overseeing 100 properties, including a grouping of Marriott hotels in Los Angeles' convention district known as L.A. Live. Waterman has held a series of executive positions with Marriott International over the last 26 years.  His wife Bridget and three boys reside in Winter Park. 


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