Asst Professor, New York University,
Tisch Center for Hospitality,
Tourism and Sports Management
Dianne Budion-Devitt has a 25-year track record as an innovative leader and expert in communication through events and meetings.
Consultant, Speaker, Author, Producer, Educator, Dianne is known for her unique and provocative style blending creativity with inspiration.
Industry involvement and recognition includes Meeting Professionals International for over 20 years including President of New York as well as various board positions for the International Special Events Society.
Dianne is an Assistant Professor at New York University for over 18 years teaching in the Tisch School of Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Marketing with a focus on the events curriculum.
She has received an industry “Hall of Fame” award as well as being the recipient of the NYU “Award for Teaching Excellence.”
She was also a nominee for ‘best event’ category in industry Global Paragon Award.
Dianne has presented workshops at industry events both domestic and internationally. She is a member of the National Speakers Association. Clients include the Clinton Global Initiative, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, BASF Catalysts, Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Her book, “What Color is Your Event,” focuses on the importance of delivering a message to bring people together.
Dianne continues to challenge conventional thinking by providing insight, wisdom and unique solutions to corporate, academic and industry channels focused on shaping future development of successful meetings and events.