Talia Vernon Spera
Talia Spera is an entertainment industry professional with over a decade of experience in event production, venue management and talent buying. Spera currently serves as the Vice President of Festivals and Live Events at Next Glass, Inc. the parent company of Untappd, Beeradvocate, Hop Culture and Oznr. Prior to joining Next Glass, Spera was part of the executive team for the grand opening of MGM Springfield as the Executive Director of Entertainment where she oversaw the entertainment strategy, booking / talent buying, venue operations and event management for the $1 billion luxury resort and casino. Spera has served in previous roles as the Entertainment Booking Manager, Regional Properties for MGM International and in Event Manager roles for Spectra and SevenVenues. Admittedly, Spera is more of a vodka on the rocks kind of gal but also enjoys New Park Brewing’s variety of sours in the summer time.