Atomic Crush Events is an event consultation and management agency that was founded on experience and innovation. Bringing together expertise in event management, marketing, sales and business development to create a unique team that can analyze and identify the best course of action when developing a live event. Our philosophy is simple — create the best experience possible for attendees, exhibitors and guests alike.

Collectively our team features over 50 years of industry experience that encompasses all aspects of event production.


James Ross has over 20 years of experience in the convention and events industry. His extensive sales and operations knowledge of the industry include working for companies like Stella Show Management, Wizard World, Reed Exhibitions and MAD Event Management. He has also worked on a number of freelance projects for various companies throughout the industry.

Drew Seldin brings his extensive public relations and business background to Atomic Crush Events. Seldin, formerly co-owner of gaming collectible company, Triforce has over 15 years of experience working with top talent and companies in entertainment, convention and special event public relations. Martha Stewart, Maury Povich, Judge Judy, Wizard Entertainment and Long Beach Comic Con have all been on Seldin's PR client roster. Most recently, under his reign at Triforce, Seldin negotiated licensing deals and special edition job-for-hire projects with top gaming companies including: Microsoft, Warner Brothers, Sony and Electronic Arts. He was also responsible for creating the PR and Marketing materials to promote the high-end collectibles that Triforce was producing. Gaming titles that Seldin worked on include: The Last of Us, The Batman Arkham Series, The Gears of War Trilogy and Mass Effect, among others.

Mike Scigliano has 20 years of knowledge and experience in the convention and event industry. His experience includes time at DC Comics, Wizard World, CBLDF, consulting on ReedPop's C2E2 launch, Center for Automotive Education & Training and most recently MAD Event Management where he was instrumental in the launch, development and management (up until 2016) of Long Beach Comic Con, Long Beach Comic Expo & Comic Creator Conference. He is actively consulting for multiple events throughout the country.


ACE features the best team in the industry. Each team member is dedicated to building amazing events nationwide.

Scott Klein (Video Production) produces videos and promotional films for ACE events.

David Nieves (Programming & Special Events) specializes in bringing unique and exiting panels and special events to ACE events.

Tommy Oliver (Security Director) oversees security details including prop weapons check, guest security, attendee security and general event security.

Keith Patrick (Marketing Lumberjack) is a marketing champ. When he is not hanging out with his blig blue ox he is devising and implementing Atomic Crush Event's marketing plans.

Arlene So (Design Ninja) has been designing everything from logos to entire brand treatments for over 20 years.

RuthAnn Thompson (Programming & Sponsorship Specialist) is an expert at building relationships vital to the growth of sales and events.