Michelle Dallas got her start in the Food & Beverage industry before she could see over the kitchen counter of her grandparent’s restaurant and catering business. After graduating from Kendall College for Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management, Michelle worked her way up the ranks and all over the industry as a line cook, server, bartender, catering sales manager, venue manager, marketing consultant, wedding planner and large-scale event producer. Now, as the Events & Fulfillment Manager (and self-proclaimed Event Technologist) of Turnaround Management Association, she designs and executes multi-day conferences in various cities and most recently the good old world wide web. She ensures to always deliver the best new trends, vividly effective color palettes, cutting edge food & beverage features, and stimulating experiential aspects in live, virtual, and hybrid events. Michelle is based in Chicago but brings events to life all over the world!