Organizers

Organizers

Elisabeth Smagin-Melloni
ESM Event Management GmbH

PCO and Event Manager since 1990, has organized more than 120 exhibitions, congresses, trade fairs, symposiums and cultural events - among them more than 50 Debutante Balls in 21 countries.

Elisabeth knows all the ins and outs of creating a successful event. Among her most significant projects are Balls in Moscow, London, Vienna and China. She is thrilled to once again present “Amazing Vienna” to an international audience in her beloved home town.

This year she is honored by the great responsibility of organizing the first WDC World Championship Professional Ballroom Showdance at one of Europe’s most storied locations - the Hofburg Imperial Palace (Vienna, Austria).

Hannes Emrich
                       

World Dance Council General & Company Secretary, Former Professional dancer and now working worldwide as a top-level dance teacher, choreographer and coach and championship adjudicator of the worlds foremost events.

Also, he has been intrinsically involved with the organization of many competitions and dance festivals for the last decade.

His passion for dance and organizational experience makes him a perfect complementing partner for Elisabeth Smagin's Excellence as an Event organizer. From this year on Hannes has joined “Amazing Vienna” as co-organiser in order to make an already very good event simply amazing.