Dianne is an industry visionary and personality with global experience as a producer, events director, author, and speaker. She is also an Adjunct Professor at New York University, and is the founder of The DND Group, Inc. Passionate about the power of creativity and live experiences, she is an expert on providing creative inspiration and sharing her innate gift of seeing solutions to achieve corporate and business objectives with business leaders who influence and lead to inspire people to be the best version of themselves.
Her unique perspectives and research on sensory communication stimulates her audience to better understand methods and ideas to attract, retain and reward customers, employees and participants. She utilizes theater techniques when planning events and refers to the concept as the Theater of Events™.
Distinctive, dramatic, dynamic, Dianne creates an environment that is safe and secure for people to interact, be inspired, share and leave with information and tools to immediately implement, while also having a bit of fun. Her range of audiences have included corporate, association, pharmaceutical, government, non-profit, financial technology and they all share one thing in common: the willingness to learn, to interpret new concepts and to enjoy other people.
As the former president of the International Live Events Association and Meeting Professionals International in New York City, Dianne has also served on national boards and been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions. Dianne has produced or been part of the planning team for prestigious events including the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Anniversary, the Clinton Global Initiative, the Vietnam 50th Commemorative Presidential, the first European games in Baku, Azerbaijan.
As creator and producer of the first SenseUP! Summit, Devitt identified the focus on sensory communication and its importance and relevance in live communication. Her ColorUP! workshops focus on how to think creatively to impact business return. The author of What Color is Your Event?, Dianne conceived and produced the first industry event conference and expo and has received and been nominated for industry awards including Top 20 Industry Professionals in New York and Hall of Fame by MPIGNY.