Tim Altbaum is CEO of Vario, a premiere Event Production and Technology company servicing clients who are looking for a trusted and reliable resource to provide all pre-production planning, A/V, and event technology needs for both in-person and virtual events. He is a former board member of NACE and MPI, and was awarded Community Leader of the Year by MPI. He actively contributes to other professional organizations, and holds CSEP, CMP, HMCC, and CMM designations. As a special event producer and technology junkie, he is constantly striving to bring new and innovative experiences to the meetings and events he manages. This includes staying ahead of the trends by utilizing state of the art equipment, partnering with tech-forward companies, and taking proven techniques and applying them in new ways. His diverse knowledge set includes expertise in Virtual Meetings, Experiential Marketing, Projection Mapping, Holograms, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), and Artificial Intelligence (AI).