Xpodigital Las Vegas
Vice President of Business DevelopmentRich O’Brien began his career in hospitality in 2010 and has worked with global brands such as Tourico Holidays and IHG’s Holiday Inn Club Vacations. In 2019, O’Brien joined Xpodigital to lead their Business Development team. Xpodigital provides full-service convention internet and digital signage services for over 200 of the largest convention venues across the United States of America.
International Market Centers
Chief Executive OfficerRobert Maricich is widely recognized as one of the home furnishings industry’s most innovative leaders. He was instrumental developing the strategy for the creation of International Market Centers, L.P. and for raising over $1 billion to fund the purchase of the International Home Furnishings Center, ShowPlace properties, and the Market Square properties in High Point, N.C. and merging them with World Market Center Las Vegas forming the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space. International Market Centers encompasses over 11.7 million square feet of world-class exhibition space.
The Beckley Group
FounderDoug Beckley is a management consultant, business advisor and CEO coach. A native Las Vegan, Doug founded The Beckley Group in 2000. The Beckley Group has created success and boosted profitability for numerous well-known Southern Nevada organizations from a variety of industries. Doug has been the owner of several prosperous businesses including the most successful multi-center UPS Store franchise in Nevada, and the famous Pioneer Club casino. Active in the community, Doug served as Chair of the Nevada Community Foundation and President of the Las Vegas Executives Association.
CEOMr. Silberling joined the Affinity team in 2014 after holding a senior leadership position at Caesars Entertainment Corporation, formerly known as Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., with more than two decades’ experience and a proven track record in the gaming industry. He recently concluded an assignment in the U.K. as President of International Operations where his hands on leadership style resulted in the successful turnaround of more than 12 properties in seven countries. Mr. Silberling graduated with a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.