BizBash, a leading trade media for event professionals, has named 36 thought leaders to its list of most innovative names in events. The 2015 roster spans not only North America, but all industries and includes a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, a Hollywood agent, technology entrepreneurs, and a culinary game-changer in Dominique Ansel of New York City’s Dominique Ansel Bakery.

These event pros have proven their groundbreaking ideas, outstanding contributions, and inspired creations have the power to transform live experiences, empower others to think outside the box, and redefine the image of the industry.

"We chose these innovators for their ability to spark change in the ever-evolving world of events and meetings," said Anna Sekula, BizBash editor in chief. "They are rising above the noise and making a real impact across North America—their passion and commitment to pushing the boundaries of live experiences is truly transforming the industry."