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ConvExx announces Staff Promotions

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan L Schwartz, CEM, Managing Director
T: 702-216-5858
ConvExx announces Staff Promotions
Independent Trade Show and Event Company Awards new titles
August 19, 2021, Las Vegas, NV………. ConvExx, an independent trade show and event management company recently awarded new titles to team members.

Jeff Pressman, CEM, President and CEO announced the promotions following the successful Sweets & Snacks Expo, the first event the company has managed since the pandemic began.

Jennifer Carr, CEM, will now serve as Vice President, Trade Show and Event Operations. Carr has been with ConvExx since 2002, working in the operations department. Her responsibilities include service contractor relationships, graphics and show décor as well as assisting in sales and marketing.

Sheldon Kaye also gains the title of Vice President, Events & Technology Management. Kaye, a 13-year employee, began part-time while completing studies at UNLV, and handles the technology suite for the company, in addition to show and event management.

Cassandra Stock becomes Vice President, Attendee Services and Registration. Her career in event management began at a registration contractor and adds value to her nearly 13 years at ConvExx.

In addition to working with the registration contractor, Stock also guides the customer service team, along with newly appointed Customer Service Manager, Melanie Mathis.

With the importance of social media and interactive communication becoming more and more important in the events industry, Chris Briare has been promoted to Social Media Manager. Briare has been with ConvExx for 4 years, and already manages company websites as well as graphics.

“These promotions reflect the long-term commitment by ConvExx employees to the company and our client-partners. Each is an expert in their field and their new positions reflect that”, Pressman remarked. “We’re excited about the future of face-to-face with our amazing team.”

Mentioned in the article:
Chris Briare, 702-216-5838
Jennifer Carr, 702-216-5852
Sheldon Kaye, 702-216-5844
Melanie Mathis, 702-216-5865
Cassandra Stock, 702-216-5836
Jeff Pressman, 702-216-5834

Lindsay Berezan Returns to ConvExx Team

For Immediate Release

Contact:  Rachel Nepomuceno, Marketing Coordinator
T: 702-216-5855 

ConvExx, one of the nations’ leading trade show and consumer event producers, announced today that Lindsay Berezan, has returned to the ConvExx Team as Meetings and Events Director.

“We are very excited to have Lindsay return to the ConvExx Team.  Her experience in sponsorship fulfillment and activations along with her incredible ability to develop relationships, and innovative programs will be a great benefit to ConvExx and all the exhibitors and attendees which we serve at each of our face-to-face events,” says Jeff Pressman, CEM, President & CEO of ConvExx.     

Lindsay previously worked at ConvExx as a Show Coordinator with an emphasis in sponsorship fulfillment and activation. She recently returned from managing partnership accounts and activation for the Vegas Golden Knights NHL hockey team for the past two years

“I have a high regard for the leadership and my fellow co-workers at ConvExx. It is exciting to return and continue to be a part of this extraordinary team. I look forward to bringing a fresh perspective to trade show events and marketing in my new role.”  Lindsay said. You can contact Lindsay directly at or (702) 216-5856.

Vegas BikeFest Partners with Freeze Management

Contact: Rachel Nepomuceno, Marketing Coordinator

Las Vegas, NV: Vegas BikeFest and Freeze Management announced today a strategic partnership to co-produce the 2019 Vegas BikeFest. Freeze Management will assist in all areas of the rally with emphasis on marketing and entertainment.

“Our vendors and attendees are what make Vegas BikeFest what it is and we believe the team at Freeze Management aligns with the culture of the rally. After seeing the recent success Freeze Management was able to bring to the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally, we are eager to partner with them to bring more excitement to Vegas BikeFest,” states Mindi Cherry, Vice President and Show Manager of Vegas BikeFest. The first order of business was adding hooligan flat track motorcycle racing to Vegas BikeFest with the Hooligan Dirt Dash series hosting a double header of racing Thursday, October 3 and Friday, October 4.

“Freeze Management specializes in understanding the enthusiasts within the motorcycle industry to create the best possible experience for attendees. For 19 years Vegas BikeFest has built a reputation as the premier west coast motorcycle rally and we look forward to working with the team to build upon that reputation through our abilities and experience,” added John Oakes, CEO and Founder of Freeze Management.

“We are truly excited for the future of Vegas BikeFest. The resources and experience of Freeze Management help deliver more value and opportunity for Vegas BikeFest than ever before,” stated Chuck Schwartz, Chairman of Vegas BikeFest.

The 19th annual Vegas BikeFest will be held October 3-6, 2019 in downtown Las Vegas with Rally Central at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center with events, rides, and activities happening throughout Las Vegas. Golden Nugget Hotel on the world-famous and wildly popular Fremont Street Experience will once again serve as headquarter hotel. To get information regarding vendor space, event registration, hotel packages and more visit 


Instagram: @LasVegasBikeFest

For more information, please contact Rachel Nepomuceno at or call 702-216-5855.

About Vegas BikeFest

Vegas BikeFest is owned and produced by ConvExx, a full service event management company based in Las Vegas, NV. The ConvExx team has over 40 years of experience producing events and trade shows worldwide. ConvExx has in place a dynamic management team, with skilled professionals in each phase of production and management, from operations to sales to on-site management. For more information about ConvExx visit

About Freeze Management and John Oakes: John Oakes is an entertainment entrepreneur, executive, and marketer based in Southern California. Oakes founded his music, entertainment, event, and marketing consulting company, Freeze Management, in 2002, while managing rock band Story of the Year. Oakes and Freeze Management specialize in producing music festivals, concerts, car shows, motorcycle shows and events, and developing marketing programs benefiting live events, brands, artists, partners, and fans. Oakes has spent 20 years as an entrepreneur in the entertainment industry, representing a diverse group of musicians selling millions of records and tickets worldwide. Oakes, with his company Freeze Management, have developed effective strategies and implemented successful marketing programs for an assorted group of well-known companies, including Rockstar Energy Drink, Ram Trucks, AT&T Wireless, Samsung Mobile, Ford, Jagermeister, Lucas Oil, Coors Light, Harley-Davidson and many more.