About You

You're not some stock photo face

Nope, you are a real person. And you will be among real participants. Our May 22, 2017 event in Austin included participants from companies including GLG, HP, OnRamp, Double A, IBM, Dell, Steelhouse, AllClear ID, Keller Williams, 3D Exhibits, JHL Company, Dimension Design, Extraordinary Events, EventGeek, Conferences that Work, CEMA, AmpSlide, ID Analytics, SAFconex, The Zapata Group. The Experience Firm, Hargrove, Eved, Merch Revolution, iQuanti, The Voice of Meetings & Events, GES, NYC & Company, George P Johnson, Red Velvet Events, Liese Gardner Communications, BC Innovation Council, Opus Agency, Streamline Events, and Amplify Audio Visual. 

About Us


Nicole Osibodu

Nicole's passion for event design and collaboration drew her to the concept of Haute Dokimazo. If you know Nicole, you know her energy is contagious. She is eager to share and learn and connect people! Fulfilling her promise to bring her event design passion to the masses, Nicole is Founder + CEO of Pink Pineapple Design. Meet Nicole


Tom Spano

Events are the original social media, so with a background in events AND social media, Tom is the epitome of an engaging event professional who is all about creating connections. He came to Haute Dokimazo to bring more event professionals along for the ride. In real life, Tom is the Director of Event Marketing for SteelHouse. Meet Tom.


Liz Lathan, CMP

Liz loves bringing people together for a common purpose. That's probably why Liz loves events! Haute Dokimazo was founded on the principles of collaboration, ideation, and experimentation for the purpose of making us better professionals. Her day job (and night job, and weekend job) is Program Director of events for IBM. Meet Liz

About Haute Dokimazo



  1. fashionably elegant or high-class



  1. to test, examine, prove, scrutinize (to see whether a thing is genuine or not), as metals
  2. to recognize as genuine after examination, to approve, deem worthy

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