Take a look at the 2020 all-star events industry lineup and check back as more speakers are announced.
Eventcamp 2020 SPEAKERS
Director of Catering & Events, Rosa Mexicano
Amira Gertz is the Director of Catering for Rosa Mexicano Restaurants. Her department is responsible for the sale of all onsite group and private dining, as well as off-site catering and the development of B&I catering accounts. Amira joined the Rosa Mexicano team in 2013, helming sales for the New York region and was promoted in 2014 to oversee the division nationally. Prior to joining the team at Rosa Mexicano, Gertz was the director of private dining at City Hall Restaurant, where under the direction of Chef Henry Meer she grew the private dining department to a premier wedding and corporate venue in lower Manhattan. She began her career working in off-premise catering, planning and catering events all over NYC including the New York Public Library, Radio City and the Museum of the City of New York. Ms. Gertz is an adjunct professor at New York University’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality and actively donates her time to City Harvest, Temple Shaaray Tefila and the Fresh Air Fund. She holds a BS from New York University and has continued her food and wine education at the New School.
CEO and Founder, Tripleseat
Jonathan Morse is the CEO and founder of Tripleseat, a web application for restaurants, hotels and unique venues, chosen by more than 35,000 Event Managers and Restaurant Owners. Tripleseat helps these businesses increase their event bookings and streamlines the planning process. Jonathan has been involved in the restaurant and hotel business for 30+ years with roles ranging from a busboy at Abadessa’s in Hingham, MA, to line cook at Atlantic Café in Nantucket, to Floor Manager at Backbay Restaurant Group, to New England Regional Sales Manager for Starwood Hotels. Before starting Tripleseat, Jonathan was a VP of Sales for a web startup that delivered Business Intelligence reporting to the restaurant industry.
President and Founder of Dandy Life
Shira Spiewak began her career working as an in-house sales manager in New York City. After many years on the venue side, Shira has launched her own consulting business. She has cultivated clients throughout Manhattan, the Hamptons, and several other major US cities, customizing their event sales portfolios, increasing sales, and improving customer satisfaction. With her company, Dandy Life®, Shira currently specializes in organizing and launching event sales programs, generating hype, and implementing new event management systems. Shira is an advisory member of SERV.