CONNECTING THE

RIGHT PEOPLE.

Mission

influence group produces b2b leadership forums. Our unique event format is designed to ease people out of their comfort zones to encourage open and candid dialogues around issues that are critical to business success. The opposite of a trade show, influence events are intimate, personable and centered around building meaningful relationships.

Let’s face it, we all need partners to succeed in business; but wandering an expo floor isn’t the most efficient way to find one. A key feature of an influence group event is the ability to review and schedule face-time with leading vendor companies in advance, making it a more effective use of time.

We are passionate about events and the magic that happens when the right mix of like-minded people are brought together. Which is exactly why we select our audience just as carefully as we curate the content and speakers. Unlike most events that take place at large convention hotels, influence group forums are hosted at intimate resorts to ensure a relaxed and productive environment.

In an era where most communication happens electronically, influence group events provide a platform to reconnect with the power of face-to-face interaction for problem-solving and relationship building. Because of the focused nature of our events, participants have a better ROI on their investment and time.

Who We Are

influence group was founded in October of 2013 by Michael P. Owens and Michael McCarthy, who collectively have more than thirty years experience producing B2B events.

Aware that the effectiveness of most conferences and trade shows was dwindling, led them to launch the influence group to deliver a revitalized event platform that business leaders would actually want to attend and where sponsors would see a true return on investment.

In five quick years, influence has grown from two founders to a team of close to twenty diverse and dedicated people. 

Headquartered in New York City (FiDi), the company has proven their events, content and communities offer an invigorating alternative to traditional outlets.

The influence group team has a passion for bringing people together to explore innovation and progress…and we look forward to working with you!

THE INFLUENCE CREW

Michael Owens

Co-Founder

Michael McCarthy

Co-Founder

Sarah Berens

Creative Marketing Manager

Ying Chau

Business Development Manager

Brittany Frangipane

Audience Development Manager

Luann Hallberg

Business Development Manager

June McCarthy

Director, Event Operations

Katherine Morehead

Director, Audience Development

Katy Myers

Business Development Manager

Kaye Philbin

Audience Development Manager

Jason Schwab

Content & Event Producer

Courtney Tatum-Wallace

Manager, Event Operations

Mira Valjakka

Marketing Associate

Michael Owens

Co-Founder

Michael McCarthy

Co-Founder

Sarah Berens

Creative Marketing Manager

Ying Chau

Business Development Manager

Brittany Frangipane

Audience Development Manager

Luann Hallberg

Business Development Manager

June McCarthy

Director, Event Operations

Katherine Morehead

Director, Audience Development

Katy Myers

Business Development Manager

Kaye Philbin

Audience Development Manager

Jason Schwab

Content & Event Producer

Courtney Tatum-Wallace

Manager, Event Operations

Mira Valjakka

Marketing Associate

Notable Clients

WHAT OUR FRIENDS

SAY ABOUT US

"Unbelievable job of bringing together high quality vendors and owners who are interested and hungry to get the latest insights from the industry. It’s been a great relationship builder for us.”

CEO

BLOX

"Great venue for an intense/collaborative effort with a lot of different owners. You get to know people on a personal level as well as a professional level."

Managing Director, Hotels & Hospitality

JLL

WHAT OUR FRIENDS

SAY ABOUT US

"Unbelievable job of bringing together high quality vendors and owners who are interested and hungry to get the latest insights from the industry. It’s been a great relationship builder for us.”

CEO

BLOX

"Great venue for an intense/collaborative effort with a lot of different owners. You get to know people on a personal level as well as a professional level."

Managing Director, Hotels & Hospitality

JLL

Careers

We Are Hiring!

influence group produces invite-only leadership forums in numerous vertical markets. We are looking for a few great people to join our growing team! View our Careers page to find out what job opportunities we currently have open. 

CONTACT US

INFLUENCE GROUP

85 Broad Street, 18th floor
New York, NY 10004

646-362-6082

General Inquiries:
info@influencegrp.com

Sponsorship Inquiries:
partners@influencegrp.com

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