ORGANIZATIONS CONDUCTING THE PROGRAM
The following are the leading organizations in different areas related to event management and their related fields. They support this program, providing their extensive experience and expertise as well as management members and staff to conduct its lectures, panels and guided tours.
Chrand specializes in the marketing, design and organization of events in music, sports, the environment and wine which have been conducted in more than 20 countries. The organizer and manager for events of many types with such notable world leaders as US President Barack Obama, US Vice-President Al Gore and UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Chrand has also promoted music concerts with Sting, Tom Jones, Enrique Iglesias and Pink Floyd; sporting tournaments such as the Davis Cup with André Agassi, Stefan Edberg and Sánchez Vicario. More recently Chrand has become a market leader in the world of wine and in the organization of conferences about the environment and the climate crisis.
The American College in Spain
The American College in Spain was created as the first American university of Andalusia as an International Center of Broward College in Ft. Lauderdale. It is located in the city of Marbella and offers a curriculum fully accredited in the US.
Florida International University - Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
FIU's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management has been recognized as one of the top hospitality programs in the country servicing more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students annually and has been awarded the #1 Online US Hospitality Program. FIU is also the co-organizer of the South Beach Food & Wine Festival, the world´s largest and most important of its kind.
Part of Octagon, the global sports and entertainment content marketing arm of the Interpublic Group of Companies. The two divisions comprising Octagon are Athletes & Personalities and Marketing which handles corporate sponsorship and event management.
Thinking Heads helps successful people - in politics, in business, in the arts and sciences- to enhance their brands and expand their influence positioning its clients as thought leaders in the marketplace, showcasing their expertise as keynote speakers. Thinking Heads established its Americas headquarters in Miami in 2014 and has since opened another office in Seoul, South Korea.
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship.
Miller is the leading specialist broker for intermediaries, direct insured and reinsured, operating out of Lloyd's, London and in international markets. From up-and-coming artists to global music icons, Miller works with agents, concert promoters, producers and managers at all levels of the music industry to protect revenue, equipment, potential liabilities and cancellations.
The objective of Wegreen is to advise and support organizations looking to make a difference by producing events with a sustainable mind-set while contributing actively to making our world a better place.
A private company founded in 1988 with the objective of producing, promote and distribute theater shows, Pentación Espectáculos has staged more than 200 shows including its own productions and executive productions and distributions. The company manages Teatro Bellas Artes and Teatro La Latina, as well as the International Classical Theater Festival of Mérida, one of Europe's most important.