Coastal Shows operates as an international, full-service media company, providing top-tier modern finance and crowdfunding educational experiences in the form of multifunctional events and tradeshows. The producers of internationally recognized leading events such as the Crowdfund Global Expo (CFGE) and the CFGE Summit series, Coastal Shows aims to deliver an elite and informative experience that connects attendees through innovative panel formats and exclusive access to current industry professionals. Coastal Shows’ team includes previous founders of the most prominent private conference, tradeshow and business publications media company in the wireless industry.
Coastal Shows leverages their ability to facilitate key relationships between the event attendees and industry thought leaders in order to create an immersive learning environment that delivers meaningful industry insights and expertise. Coastal Shows operates several dynamic events such as leading annual industry event: The Crowdfund Global Expo and Summit Series. CFGE is the premiere intensive convention for aspiring debt, real estate or equity crowdfunding professionals, investors, portals, and entrepreneurs worldwide. Coastal Shows also produces events such as The AppShow, Women Entrepreneurial Events, EB-5, and leading “start-up” conferences such as Coastal Shows and CONNECT, the Funding, Discovery and Monetization Conference. Their level of international event planning experience, coupled with an acute aptitude for identifying and bridging the information gap in emerging industries, results in innovative events catering to both newcomers and professionals eager to expand their level of knowledge and networking connections with Coastal Shows’ face-to-face format.
Andrea brings more than 20 years experience in the media and event industry. She is responsible for the production of leading events and media, facilitating key relationships between companies and optimizing their networking opportunities. Andrea specializes in bringing key players to specific industry events and has an accomplished background as an entrepreneur in markets such as Wireless Technologies, Electronic identification, Finance and Investment, Casino and Gaming, finance and investment and Entertainment.
Prior to Coastal Shows, Andrea founded the largest independent media business producing conference, tradeshow and business publications in the wireless industry, Shorecliff Communications. Shorecliff events focused on wireless infrastructure and emerging broadband technology as well as the financing and investment in said technologies. As founder and CEO, Andrea expanded the company building a worldwide presence with conferences across the globe. These events include, but are not limited to, The Tower Summit and Tradeshow, BroadbandWorld Tradeshow and Exhibition, Wireless networks and infrastructure London, Frankfurt, Vienna as well as Broadband Asia and RFID (Electronic Identification) Asia. The company was acquired in 2006 by British conglomerate UBM after forming a partnership for growth in 2002 with Landmark Communications. Since then Andrea has been busy serving as a director on the board of several companies.