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TSE Featured Speakers Friday: Heather Rogers & Velia Amarasingham

Here's what to expect at Catersource + The Special Event

Heather Rogers, Co-founder/Speaker, Curated Entertainment 


Heather has performed at venues ranging from Barack Obama's inaugural ball in D.C. to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. She has been named a 2022 recipient of the prestigious Eugene Burger Legacy Award by the Magic and Mystery school in Las Vegas and has presented alongside legendary artists and notable figures such as Joan Baez and Rita Moreno and Hillary Clinton. Heather is an active member of MPI-NCC. She served on the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee from 2020-2021 and currently volunteers on the Education & Programs Committee. 

Velia Amarasingham, Co-founder/Speaker, Curated Entertainment 


Velia is a producer, emcee and composer. She received vocal training from Australian superstar Marcia Hines and has performed live on ABC7 News. A career highlight was appearing as Cher in San Francisco's longest running show, Beach Blanket Babylon. Velia currently serves as the PCMA NCC Board of Directors and from 2018-2021, she served on the ILEA-NCC Board of Directors. 

Top Ten Tips For Proposals That Pop! 

Tuesday, March 28 at 11:15 a.m. 

Curated Entertainment is a high touch, experiential entertainment company based in San Francisco. Heather and Velia will draw from their 20 years of experience as event industry leaders, custom content creators and entertainment experts to facilitate a hands-on, gamified experiential workshop titled "Top 10 Tips for Proposals that Pop." To ensure content retention and energized participation, this program will be crafted with an unprecedented combination of gamification, collaborative learning and humor. 

Everything hinges on the impact of your proposal. You've got one shot to capture your reader's imagination and blow away the competition. In this experiential workshop, you’ll work together to learn the art of combining story, aspiration, and sizzle to leave your clients asking, "Where do I sign?" 

This session synthesizes a variety of learning styles including humor, game-play, and innovation, so you'll have fun while you learn. For this program, Heather and Velia will be pulling out all the stops. They'll reveal their tips using a dynamic combination of attendee participation, a visually stunning PowerPoint, and cinema-quality music and sound effects. 

This one-of-a-kind session is equal parts education and gamification, making it uniquely interactive and entertaining. You'll leave ignited, excited, and ready to more deeply monetize your business. 

You can connect with Heather and Velia at Catersource + The Special Event this March 27-30 in Orlando. 

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