Meet the Team


Meet April Holinek, your
Show Director!

April has been working at Clarion Events for 10 years and is the show director of the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show and the Philadelphia Gift Show. April loves to travel to the beach and spending time with her family. She is a mom of two, and working from home during the pandemic has been an added bonus because she can see her family more throughout the day and takes in all the baby snuggles she can! April also loves flamingos and is always willing to help!

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Meet Lisa Berry, your
Vice President of Gift & Souvenir!

Lisa has been with Clarion Events for 18 years and has received numerous awards and industry recognition for her dedication and commitment to excellence. For Lisa, teamwork is everything. She works closely with each member of her respective teams to expand and enhance all the Clarion Shows! Lisa lives in Acworth, GA with her daughter, Sarah, and two feisty pups, Pepi and Max.

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Meet Jeannie Dorchak, your
Senior Sales Manager!

Jeannie has been with Clarion Events for 14 years! Jeannie has spent the last 12 years working on the Philadelphia Gift Show, and it has become very near and dear to her heart. She loves being in the sun, and her hobbies include traveling, deep sea fishing, boating, biking & baseball. If you have questions about your booth, Jeannie is your girl!

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Meet Nadira Ramatally, your 
Senior Marketing Manager!

Nadira joined Clarion in 2020 and brings an extensive background in events marketing for the last 10 years. She has won awards including Penton's Choice Award, Folio's 30 under 30 and EXPO Magazine’s Rising Star Award. Nadira has a toddler to keep her very busy and enjoys crafting in her spare time. She is your main Marketing/PR contact person, so feel free to reach out to her with any questions you may have.

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Meet Jhana Jordan, your
Key Accounts Manager!

Jhana Jordan is Global Key Account Manager for Clarion Events. In this role, she works to cultivate relationships with retailers and exhibitors across the nation to secure their attendance at a number of Clarion shows. Jhana works on the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, Philadelphia Gift Show, Smoky Mountain Gift Show, and The Gathering East & West. With more than 50 years of experience in the souvenir resort, gift, home and trade show industries, Jhana has also held buyer relation posts with Western Exhibitors, DMG and GLM and Urban Expositions. Before moving into the trade show arena, Jhana was a sales representative for Pomegranate Communications, Inc. Jhana has built strong relationships with museums, handcrafted retailers, national parks and manufacturers with Made In America products. She has extensive knowledge and a strong reputation in the industry for having the contacts for sourcing a wide range of Made In America products.

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Meet Ana-Alyse Castelluccio, your Manager of Exhibitor Services!

Ana-Alyse is your main point of contact for any questions after you secure your booth space. Anything from pre-show to onsite questions she can assist with! Outside of work you can find Ana-Alyse baking, practicing yoga, or spending time with her family.

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Meet Samson Rutkin, your
Sr. Marketing Coordinator!

Samson has been with Clarion Events for just over a year and works in the marketing department producing many of the online communications leading up to, during, and after the show. He works with Allison Brown and our Marketing Manager to deliver the most up-to-date information for all the buyers and exhibitors of the Philadelphia Gift Show. In his spare time he will be reading all the comics he needs to catch up on, as well as producing music.

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Meet Allison Brown, your 
Marketing Coordinator!

Allison is a Marketing Coordinator for Philadelphia Gift Show. She has recently joined the Clarion Events team in January 2021 after graduating from college in the beginning of the pandemic. Allison is a former portrait photographer and loves getting to know people, so if you see her on the show floor, don’t be shy to ask for a picture! In her spare time, Allison enjoys exploring new places around Connecticut, spending time with her 2 kitties Spunky & Bandit, and immersing herself in anything that allows a creative outlet.​

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