Dawn Walton has over 25 years of experience as a leader in the events industry and has produced events from multi day conferences to large industry awards galas to multi city road shows. Dawn's responsibilities include event strategy, content development, video production, audio/visual and staging, marketing and audience development, web site development, logistics, site inspections and flawless on site management.
Dawn has been creating and executing events in the IT reseller channel since 1993 for Everything Channel (formally the CMP Channel Group) and was the creator of such success events as the VARBusiness500, Annual Report Card, CRN Fast Growth and number road shows and conferences. In addition, she has run multiple events and road shows in the electronics, banking, financial services and software and outsourcing industries. In addition, Dawn was the marketing manager for VARBusiness and managed all custom publishing for the Channel Group.
Dawn has deep experience in the area of video production. The majority of events in the IT reseller market had a video component as part of the content and/or entertainment. She was responsible for finding the production company and creating the storyboards and scripts for the video. She hands on manages film crews and editors. Her latest video was a touching behind the scenes looks at the IT channel coming together to help the citizens of New Orleans rebuild with Habitat for Humanity. The video was filmed on location, edited on site and then shown the next night at channel industry gala. Dawn has a BS in Marketing and MBA from CW Post University.