Join key leaders of Wellington International for an insiders Q&A Panel. The C-Suite panel will discuss the 2023 Winter Equestrian Festival and answer audience questions regarding the opportunities of strategic alignments for local businesses at the largest and longest running horse show in the world!
Wellington International (WI), which recently rebranded from its longtime name as the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, is excited to host its world famous Winter Equestrian Festival from January 4- April 2, 2023. The prestigious equestrian sporting venue is nestled in the heart of the Village of Wellington, located 20 minutes west of West Palm Beach, and hosts the largest and longest-running horse show in the world. The 2022 season welcomed more than 350,000 spectators over the 13-week competition season. Annually, Wellington International welcomes thousands of athletes and equestrian enthusiasts from all 50-states and 38 countries around the world, including many Olympic medalists and world champions.
As President, Michael Stone oversees all management of both equestrian and non-equestrian elements of the Wellington International. He is an esteemed horseman, longtime Wellington resident and serves as the representative and liaison to the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), and other related organizations. He is very active in many local Chamber organizations.
As Executive Vice President, Vaneli Bojkova manages the logistics and teams that execute a wide array of venue operations, events, and hospitality elements of at Wellington International. She is passionate about creative and development projects, and empowering staff to enable a strong workforce. Vaneli is also a member of numerous organizations as well as The Junior League of the Palm Beaches.
As Director of Sponsorship, Lenore Brown is responsible for cultivating all new business development, corporate partnerships, and sponsorship sales at Wellington International. She oversees the on-site creative implementation and marketing activations of all sponsorship accounts, advertising, and retail opportunities for the Winter Equestrian Festival and Wellington International Annual Series. Lenore is a Wellington resident, avid equestrian, member of the Wellington Equestrian Committee, and member of the United States Hunter Jumper Association Amateur Task Force.