Deb Webb

As Emerald SVP, Event Operations, Deb Webb directs the operational execution and excellence of the company’s entire portfolio of over 150 annual events. Her tenure with the company began in 1987 with companies that were subsequently acquired by Emerald, including Ralph Whitener and Company, Bill Communications, VNU and Nielson Expositions, where she worked in a variety of sales and operations leadership roles. 

Deb’s years of experience covers all aspects of event and conference operations on small to large scale events, including many Tradeshow Top 100 events. She is a member of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) having earned her Certified Exhibition Management (CEM) designation.  

Deb resides in Northern Virginia with her husband, Chris, and son.