Executive Vice President
Alicia Evanko-Lewis has spent the last 20 years developing and growing successful events for the travel and hospitality industry. A part of the Northstar team since 2011, she has grown the division with a suite of events in the U.S. and globally. In her current role as Executive Vice President of Global Events, she is responsible for the events and conferences in The Travel Group. Under her leadership, the events division has grown through both organic launches and acquisitions including GTM, GTM West, Future Leaders in Travel Retreat, Mountain Travel Symposium, The BHN Group, Phocuswright Europe, Web in Travel, and CruiseWorld China. Alicia manages a global team of sales, marketing, operations and event management staff.
Prior to joining Northstar, she was Vice President of Events for Questex Travel Group responsible for their global portfolio of travel and hospitality events. During her 10 years at Questex, she launched and grew several successful events and established her role as a leader in global travel and hospitality events. She spent the first four years of her career working for a legal publishing company outside of Philadelphia, Andrews Publications, in their conference and marketing department. Alicia currently resides in North Carolina with her husband and daughter.