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29 Jan 2024

Industry Icons Melissa Vilders and Kim Kopetz to Lead Groundbreaking ELX Event Program

Industry Icons Melissa Vilders and Kim Kopetz to Lead Groundbreaking ELX Event Program
The Event Leaders Exchange is ecstatic to announce that content will be run by its incredible agenda chairs for its highly anticipated second Annual Congress. The prestigious event will be spearheaded by industry luminaries Melissa Vilders, Head of Global Events and Strategy HXM Solutions at SAP, and Kim Kopetz, President and COO of The Opus Group. 

As ELX members, Melissa and Kim bring a wealth of experience and innovation to the forefront, setting the stage for a groundbreaking Annual Congress that promises to ignite inspiration among attendees and spotlights collective knowledge.  

As always, ELX programs are created by its members, for its members.  

Both co-chairs are celebrated figures in the event industry, known for their visionary leadership and transformative contributions to global event programs. 

Discussions for the congress agenda are set to commence next week. 

The ELX Annual Congress, scheduled for July 10-12, 2024, is positioned as a must-attend event for global event professionals seeking to elevate their expertise and event program. 

"Bringing your challenges to a group of like-minded individuals to find a collective resolution, is what sets ELX apart," says Executive Director Aurore Braconnier, emphasizing the unique collaborative aspect of the event. 

The Annual Congress is dedicated to creating and reimagining solutions for event programs through immersive conversations and peer-to-peer networking opportunities. Attendees can expect an engaging and transformative experience that goes beyond the ordinary, setting the stage for industry excellence. 

Registration details for the ELX Annual Congress 2024 can be found on our official website here