John Bibbo’s Top 3 Mistakes to Avoid Losing Your Top Employees
John Bibbo, Jr. is the president of Event Source and Panache Events. With 30+ years managing operations in six cities serving hospitality, institutional and corporate business and nonprofit organizations. Event Source & Panache Events annually equips and customizes 15,000+ events ranging from single item rentals to very large events. John assesses and customizes facility layout, design, construction and operational workflow systems that optimize service to customers. John and his staff have honed a hub and spoke business model for Event Source. Sought after by other companies in the industry, the format controls quality from one central operations hub, concentrating on a larger pool of inventory for each of the satellite locations. Focuses on team development of company culture and management of multi-city staff of 200. John and his staff identify and innovate trends in the special events industry. Known for consistent, efficient, personalized customer service that exceeds industry standards. Life-long special events industry experience in multi-generation family business with commitments to communities served. John personally encourages younger people to be involved in the industry and helps motivate their growth and develop skills. With visits to more than 100 rental operations throughout his career, John greatly respects all sizes and types of businesses in the industry. From this he observes management styles and operations that crystallize success, and he shares that knowledge with others in the industry. John is currently serving as the American Rental Association President. The highest honor in the Event Rental industry, voted in by fellow industry leaders.