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Pawntra Shadab, CTA, CIS, CITP
Vice President & Event Strategist at Elite Productions International (EPI)


Pawntra Shadab CTA, CIS, CITP is VP & Event Strategist at Elite Productions International (EPI) an award-winning multi-generational digital and live event experience agency. In her 15+ years at EPI, Pawntra has designed and produced inclusive events for fortune 400 corporations, non-profits and live televised productions including the Academy Awards and Grammys.

In addition to serving on the board of MPI Orange County as Past President, she is also an ambassador for Meetings Mean Business (MMB), DEI Committee Member with MPI Global and Director of Inclusion for SITE Southern California. 

Pawntra is passionate about developing quality experiences while cultivating a sense of inclusiveness for all. She has been featured on podcasts, contributes on various publications and is an enthusiastic leader committed to mentoring the next generation and empowering professionals to drive meaningful change.

Agenda Sessions

  • Evolving Diversity, Equity and Inclusion