Martha Donato has been producing large scale events and conferences for over 20 years. Her experience includes pop culture events, including self-produced shows Long Beach Comic Con, Long Beach Comic Expo and New Jersey Comic Expo, as well as numerous consulting projects. Donato’s previous position at Crain Communications involved the management of a portfolio of conferences and special events in the commercial insurance and risk management sectors, producing events such as World Captive Forum; Risk Management Summit; Cyber Risk Summit; Risk Manager of the Year; 40 Under 40 Brokers; Women to Watch; as well as ten+ years developing the pop culture event business for Wizard Conventions nationally. Donato’s skills include event planning, marketing, sales/sponsorship and operational expertise. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Marist College in communications.
In addition to producing events, Donato has been involved in exhibitor set-up and marketing for over twenty years, having produced exhibits for events such as San Diego Comicon International, Frankfurt Book Fair, New York Comic Con, RIMS, and many others.