AVGirl Productions, San Diego, CA
Midori Connolly is the Principal at AVGirl Productions and former CEO and co-founder of an AudioVisual company. She is best known for producing the first set of best practices for Sustainable AV Staging.
Midori began her career in hi-tech and distance learning at an adult and adolescent educational software company. At 19, she created a national database and training delivery program for them. Now Midori produces and consults on meetings and events around the world, with specialties in her turnkey hybrid meeting solutions and green(er) AV production.
She is also recognized as a Platinum Speaker by Meeting Professionals International, Best-in-Class Speaker for Professional Convention Managers Association and speaks to many private groups about increasing productivity and managing technology overload. Midori was most recently named to the 2012 Most Innovative Event Professionals by BizBash Media and 40 Under 40 for both Collaborate and Connect Magazines. She is the AVGirl advice columnist for PlanYourMeetings.com, Chair of the Infocomm AV Rental & Staging Council and was the only woman who served on InfoComm International’s first-ever Green AV Task Force. Midori truly is devoted to making technology more human, approachable and sustainable.