About MAD Event Management
MAD Event Management is an agency dedicated to the success of your event of any size. We have years of experience managing all aspects of live events, including large scale consumer and trade shows, meetings, conferences and exhibitor execution.

MAD also owns and operates three pop culture conventions: Long Beach Comic Expo, Long Beach, CA; Long Beach Comic Con, Long Beach, CA; and New Jersey Comic Expo, Edison, NJ.

The skill set required to produce conventions and conferences involves event planning, marketing, sales and operational expertise, all of which the team at MAD Event Management is experienced and qualified to provide to our clients.

MAD Event Management has been managing exhibitor set-up and marketing for over twenty years, having produced exhibits for events such as San Diego Comicon International, Frankfurt Book Fair, New York Comicon and many other events.

No matter the size or scope of the event, the team at MAD Event Management can develop a plan that will suit your needs and can take care of the details for you.
MAD Staff
Martha Donato / President
Martha Donato has been producing large scale events and conferences for over 19 years. Her experience includes pop culture events, including self-produced shows Long Beach Comic Con, Long Beach Comic Expo and New Jersey Comic Expo. Donato's last position at Crain Communications involved the management of a portfolio of conferences and special events in the commercial insurance and risk management sectors, producing events such as World Captive Forum; Risk Management Summit; Cyber Risk Summit; Risk Manager of the Year; 40 Under 40 Brokers; Women to Watch; as well as ten+ years developing the pop culture event business for Wizard Conventions nationally. Donato's skills include event planning, marketing, sales/sponsorship and operational expertise. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Marist College in communications.

In addition to producing events, Donato has been involved in exhibitor set-up and marketing for over twenty years, having produced exhibits for events such as San Diego Comicon International, Frankfurt Book Fair, New York Comic Con, RIMS, and many others.

Contact: m.donato@madeventmanagement.com
Ken Scrudato / VP Business Development
Ken Scrudato has extensive experience as a business development executive and branding consultant in both the entertainment and hospitality industries. He is also an influential journalist, with his writing on music, travel, nightlife and culture appearing in such publications as BlackBook, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, FLOOD and Flaunt.

Contact: kscrudato@madeventmanagement.com
Mike Scigliano / Group Show Director
Mike Scigliano has over 15 years in the events production field that encompasses not only the event management side but the exhibitor side as well. This unique experience helps to keep both the needs of the event as well as the needs of the exhibitor top of mind. Most of the industry simply knows him as Scig and as the Group Show Director he oversees floor management, exhibit sales, logistics, programming & guest relations.

Contact: m.scigliano@madeventmanagement.com
Gabriel Fieramosco / Marketing Manager
Gabriel Fieramosco is an experienced marketing manager and handles all of the social media work for the MAD event portfolio. Gabe started his career in radio promotions and currently freelances for Cosplay Culture magazine.

Contact: gfieramosco@longbeachcomiccon.com
James Ross / Sales Manager
James Ross is a veteran in the trade show/events industry. Over the past 15 years he has specialized in exhibit sales & sponsorships, event logistics and floor management. He has been involved in comic book convention genre for over 10 years.

Contact: jross@madeventmanagement.com
Amanda Caggiano / Event Coordinator
Amanda Caggiano is a recent graduate of U-Mass Amherst and has been working with the MAD team for two years — following a stint where she built houses for Habitat for Humanity. Amanda coordinates sales and promotions initiatives for events and keep the trains running on time.

Contact: acaggiano@longbeachcomiccon.com
MAD Upcoming Events
Long Beach Comic Expo
Long Beach Comic Expo
February 20 & 21, 2016
Long Beach Comic Con
September 12 & 13, 2015
New Jersey Comic Expo
New Jersey Comic Expo
November 21 & 22, 2015
Ultimate Cheer & Dance
Ultimate Cheer & Dance
Dec 19, 2015 | Jan 3, 2016
Long Beach Comic Expo / February 20 & 21, 2016 / Long Beach, CA [Map It]
www.longbeachcomicexpo.com

Long Beach Comic Expo is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each spring. It's a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At the Long Beach Comic Expo you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings and meet and greet sessions with celebrities. For more specific information about the show, please check out the FAQ section on the website.
Long Beach Comic Con / September 12 & 13, 2015 / Long Beach, CA [Map It]
www.longbeachcomiccon.com

Long Beach Comic Con is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each fall. It's a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop cultures. At the Long Beach Comic Con, you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs for all ages, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. For more specific information about the show, please check the FAQ section of the website.
New Jersey Comic Expo / November 21 & 22, 2015 / Edison, NJ [Map It]
www.newjerseycomicexpo.com

New Jersey Comic Expo is an annual event held at the Jew Jersey Convention & Exposition Center each Fall. It's a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At the Long Beach Comic Expo you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings and meet and greet sessions with celebrities. For more specific information about the show, please check out the FAQ section on the website.
Ultimate Cheer & Dance Competition / December 19, 2015 / NYC, NY [Map It]/ January 3, 2016 / Edison, NJ [Map It]
www.ultimatecheerdance.com/

UC&D is setting the new standard, bringing competitive cheer culture well into 21st Century. Our events are the most inclusive, innovative and, above all, the most exciting in the country and built very much around the theme of empowerment through athletics. Our goal is to make every Ultimate Cheer & Dance competition a true sporting event, with all the media savvy that comes with it. We produce regionally, and think nationally.
MAD Services
As a full-service meeting & event management company, MAD Event Management can implement meetings and events of all sizes. With years of experience, we maintain strategic relationships with partners, venues and event professionals that allows us the ability to execute conventions and events for clients nationwide. We understand that every client and every event is unique, and customize our proposals based on your needs following a deep review of the objectives and resources available.

MAD can offer a full team approach or fill in with our experts when you need expert assistance.

EVENT PLANNING SERVICES
  • AV Management
  • Agenda & Meeting Materials
  • Budget Creation & Management
  • Decor & Props
  • Communications
  • Equipment Rentals
  • Event Registration
  • Event Sponsorship Acquisition
  • Exhibitor Sales & Management
  • Food & Beverage Planning
  • Hotel Contract Negotiation
  • Marketing Materials
  • On-site Event Management
  • Photography & Video
  • Program Book Production
  • Security
  • Signage
  • Site Selection
  • Vendor Negotiation
  • Website development
MAD also offers expert services through our partner companies

Metro Multimedia
Metro Multimedia
www.metromultimedia.com

Metropolitan Expositions
Metropolitan Expositions
www.metro-expo.com

Contact Us
29 Annabelle Lane
Warwick, NY 10990
845-258-3003 (office)
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