Karen Hartline has been designing and producing events for over 14 years. She is passionate about the way events can connect people and leave lasting impressions through engaging and unique experiences. Karen is an innovator in her field. She began working in technology related events beginning as the Director of Events at Mashable, and has grown her business alongside and in conjunction with the the technology boom. It goes without saying that Karen is passionate about all aspects of events, but she’s particularly interested in exploring ways of amplifying the attendee’s experience in order to maximize the way a brand can resonate with its audience. She is a thought leader in 21st Century business management and has spoken on topics of using “safe words” in the workplace as a way to build team trust and increase efficiency. She also guides a team of national event planners and leverages remote employees to grow her business. In just three years she has guided Reinventing Events from a startup to a leader in the field.