Yurian is an Event Associate with TMW Productions, LLC. She is from Tokyo, Japan and graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island with an MBA in Hospitality. Her goal is to be a bridge of international connections in the hospitality industry. She has developed and conducted a bus tour and lead cross-cultural events while pursuing her undergraduate degree. She has also worked at the Pacific Place Mall in Seattle in concierge, and at the Best Western Hotel as part of the front desk staff. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, attending the Boston Japanese Researchers Forum, and attending meetings as a member of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), to continuously improve her knowledge.