Join ILEA Dallas and SWP for a joint Educational Program!
You will learn about
Creative Process and Business Philosophy
About the Speaker
President & Creative Director, Merryl Brown Events (California)
Merryl Brown has been producing and designing events for 25 years. Based in both Santa Barbara, CA and NYC with a presence in Los Angeles, Merryl and her award-winning team of seasoned Project Managers work with a longstanding team of vendor partners to create spectacular experiences and events that are unparalleled in their creativity, originality and attention to detail. Merryl Brown Events produces corporate, social and non-profit events world-wide. They are also design partners for several DMCs throughout the country, who bring MBE in when they need something spectacular.
Merryl was formerly an International Banker in New York, working at both American Express Bank and Bankers Trust Company. Fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish, Merryl spent the majority of her banking career working with high net worth clients throughout Brazil. She holds an MA from Columbia University in International Affairs and a BA in Latin American Studies from Tulane University in New Orleans. Merryl is the mother of two amazing college age young men and two very annoying but cute dogs! When she is not working, she travels extensively, reads voraciously, practices TM and Pilates and mentors several young people in the events industry. Merryl is a Master Gardener, a lifelong philanthropist, a Trustee of The William E. Weiss Foundation, a former board member of The Santa Barbara Museum of Art and a Lifetime Honorary Trustee of Ganna Walska Lotusland Gardens.
About the Venue
The Statler Hotel
The Statler Hotel has evolved along with the city of Dallas. That’s because it’s located right in the heart of the city, moving in tandem with every ebb and flow of its culture. Located within walking distance to Dallas’ must-see attractions, shopping, nightlife, restaurants and museums.
Pick fresh fruit and vegetables at the Dallas Farmer’s Market. Shop at the Neiman Marcus Flagship Store. Take a walk around Main Street Garden Park. See a show at the Majestic Theatre. Enjoy a drink and live music in Deep Ellum.
All of these attractions and more are mere minutes away from The Statler’s front door—perfect for high profile guests and business travelers who are looking to fulfill their adventurous desires.