Tracy Stuckrath is celebrated as an event industry game-changer.

BizBash, North America’s number one resource for event industry trends, ideas, and inspiration, has announced its 2018 list of Top 500 people in events. This inaugural list of event professionals from the United States and Canada includes people who lead the largest trade and consumer shows, orchestrate global brand campaigns, and plan high-visibility cultural events that have everyone talking on social media.

“I’m so honored to be recognized by BizBash on its list of Top 500 people in events,” says Stuckrath. “I’ve worked in the events industry for over 20 years and am constantly energized by the people around me and the solid work that we do to create quality and inclusive events.”

Tracy Stuckrath, a certified event planner, meetings manager and health coach, started thrive! meetings & events in 2010, combining her expertise in producing events with her personal mission to educate and empower the hospitality industry and her clients to serve safer, more nutritious, health-enhancing foods. Tracy views meetings and events as a form of live marketing and skillfully manages brands through the development, management, and execution of trade shows, conferences, meetings, and special events. Tracy is involved with the, Green Meetings Industry Council, National Association of Catering Executives, International Association of Culinary Professionals, Georgia Organics, and Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.

“Narrowing the world of event professionals down to just 500 standout individuals was not easy,” said BizBash editor in chief Beth Kormanik. “Some are well known, while others work strategically behind the scenes, but all are deserving of recognition for their leadership, creativity, and results.”

The “Top 500 People in Events” feature can be seen online as well as in the 2018 Holiday/Fall Venues Issue print and digital editions of BizBash Magazine.

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