Events Design @ Sea Chosen to Curate Northstar Meetings Group Leadership Forum


Events Design @ Sea (EDS) powered by Cacique International, a leading destination management and event production company based in Nassau, Bahamas, has been selected to design the event experience for attendees of the 2017 Northstar Meetings Group (NMG) Leadership Forum.


The EDS team will manage the “rhythm and flow” of the event while infusing its signature creative style into all elements to offer attendees an inspired and extraordinarily memorable experience. Organized by NorthStar Travel Group, the Leadership Forum is an invitation-only annual event that brings business leaders and elite planners together from the meetings, sports and motivation industries. Attendees include executives of BI Worldwide, Delta, ITA Group, Maritz, Motivation Excellence, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, Silversea Cruises and many other respected brands.

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“We’re very excited to have been chosen as one of the exclusive partners of this year’s NMG Leadership Forum,” said Shawn Sawyer, President & Creative Director of Events Design @ Sea. “The Cacique International team has been curating bespoke event experiences around the world for the last 20 years and Events Design @ Sea is a natural extension of that brand. We’re thrilled to be working with the Northstar Meetings Group team and to share in this event with our MICE and travel industry partners.”


The three-day experience includes dynamic education sessions, exciting leisure activities and exceptional networking opportunities. Speakers include Roger Dow, President & C.E.O. of the U.S. Travel Association; Nan Marchand Beauvoir, Managing Director of Meetings Mean Business; and Theresa M. Thomas, Senior Vice President, Powered by iJet. 

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Danielle Cirami-Gillis, Vice President of Events & Tradeshows at Northstar Meetings Group, explained why Events Design @ Sea was chosen to spearhead the design of the event.

The Leadership Forum is the pinnacle event of the year for Northstar Meetings Group and will be attended by leaders from some of the most influential brands in the world. This event is held by leaders for leaders, and the team at Events Design @ Sea has impressed many of our attendees and their clients over the years with their deep understanding of the client’s needs, unwavering attention to detail and flair for design. We’re looking forward to seeing their expertise and ingenuity on display.
— Danielle Cirami-Gillis

The forum was held from December 10 – 13 at The Resort at Pelican Hill, an exclusive Five Star, Five Diamond property in Newport Beach, California.


Events Design @ Sea is powered by Cacique International, the leading destination management and event design company in the Bahamas.  With a twenty-year legacy of crafting exceptional experiences for clients around the globe, and a reputation for transforming the Meetings, Conferences and Incentives Industry, the accomplished team at Cacique International is proud to turn its expertise towards the exciting world of luxury charters and cruise ships through Events Design @ Sea. Share in the experience or learn more about Events Design @ Sea at