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 several pop culture conventions: Long Beach Comic Expo, Long Beach, CA; Long Beach Comic Con, Long Beach, CA; New Jersey Comic Expo, Edison, NJ, Comic Creators Conference (C3), Long Beach, CA & Havana, Cuba.

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. We have been managing exhibitor set-up and handling event 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.
Martin Glynn / CEO
Glynn has been involved with event production for over 25 years, his last position being the CEO and co-Founder of Metropolitan Expositions, a general contractor based in Moonachie, NJ. In his role as CEO, he oversaw the operations, finances and business development of the company, as well as those of the sister companies, MetroMultiMedia and Metro Transportation. Glynn holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Farleigh Dickinson University.
Genevieve Prifte / General Manager
Genevieve has been planning and running large scale trade shows, conferences, and special events with a focus on Event Operations, Sponsorship Development, and processes and efficiency across the entire event planning process for the past 11 years. Her experience spans across many industry verticals including technology, legal, financial, insurance, and real estate. In her last role as Senior Director of Global Events for ALM Media the Global Event Operations team, Event Customer Service, and Registration reported in to her. She also served as Event Director for Legaltech, the world's largest legal technology event, as well as spearheaded the globalization of the event division across all verticals. Over the year's her guiding principal has been that good work is necessary, but enjoying what you do and having fun while you're doing is essential.
Kristen Simon / Programming Director
Kristen Simon has been involved in event programming for over 6 years, creating, scheduling and implementing dynamic panels and events with every type of professional. Recently, her focus has been on pop culture and STEM, but enjoys branching out to learn new aspects of industries, and welcomes a challenge. Her background includes being an industry professional in the entertainment realm as well as non-profit.
Carly Marsh / Operations Manager
Carly has been working in the events industry for over three years, specializing in customer service, registration, and travel accommodations. She is eager to be apart of the MAD team and looks forward to the continued success of the company's unique events. Carly is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management and a minor in event management.
Johanna Radreau / Operations Coordinator
Graduate from Ecole Gestion Commerce in Burgundy, France, Johanna has worked over 3 years as a Marketing Assistant at Nordeon and has experience in event organization, social media, brand communication and customer service. She has joined the MAD team as the Operations Coordinator.
MAD Upcoming Events
Comic Creator Conference
C3 | Comic Creator Con
September 1, 2017
Long Beach Comic Expo
Long Beach Comic Expo
February 17-18, 2017
Long Beach Comic Con
September 2 & 3, 2017
New Jersey Health & Wellness Expo
NJ Health & Wellness Expo
Fall 2017
New Jersey Comic Expo
New Jersey Comic Expo
November 18 & 19, 2017
Cheer & Dance NYC
Winter 2017
C3 | Comic Creator Conference [Map It]
www.comiccreatorcon.com

MAD Event Management, the organizers of Long Beach Comic Con and Expo introduce C3 (Comic Creator Conference), an event designed to connect professional comics creatives with other high-level industry professionals to empower them with exclusive and personal insight, as well as directly connecting them with decision makers, peers, publishers, and other leaders within the industry.
Long Beach Comic Expo / February 18 & 19, 2017 / 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 2 & 3, 2017 / 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 Health & Wellness Expo / Fall 2017 / Edison, NJ [Map It]
www.njhealthandwellnessexpo.com

Our goal is to bring health to the community…that means YOU. The New Jersey Health & Wellness Expo is where the community and dedicated health professionals gather to share ideas and offer solutions to our most important health concerns.
Inspired by and featuring New Jersey-based integrative health expert and tv/radio personality Derrick DeSilva Jr., M.D., the New Jersey Health & Wellness Expo showcases products, services and information for you to improve whole-person health…mind, body and spirit.
New Jersey Comic Expo / November 18 & 19, 2017 / 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.
Cheer & Dance NYC / Winter 2017 / NY, NY [Map It]
www.cnycheer.com

Levels 1-4, Jr 5, 5R, Hip Hop, and Rec teams! Held at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC!
MAD Services
MAD Services

As a full-service meeting & event management company, MAD Event Management can implement meetings and events of all sizes. With decades 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 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

Contact Us
New Jersey 52 Forest Avenue, 2nd Floor
Paramus, NJ 07652
845-258-3003 (office) New York 9 West Street
Warwick, NY 10990
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