Mark Edson

Director, Business and Partner Development

Mark gets up in the morning to connect people with opportunities, and to make their lives and businesses better. His innate ability to see and create opportunities, combined with relentless dedication to serving client needs, has developed life-long friendships with pretty much everyone he meets.

With a seasoned heritage in a first career at the Walt Disney World Resort, Mark helped build the company’s Convention Sales, Event Productions, and Synergy and Alliance Marketing units, while representing Disney’s enormous portfolio of experiences and global lines of business.

At IDEAS, Mark brings passion for creating and activating brands, designing premium destination experiences, and transforming organizational culture to a whole new level. He does it all through his innate creativity, strong client dedication, and innovative problem-solving.

Mark loves anything having to do with open water and sunshine, especially around for his home-town Indian River Lagoon. His non-stop “zest for life” includes many friends, family, music, travel, offshore fishing, adventure biking, and surfing. Let’s GO!! Email Mark directly at, send him a friend request on Facebook or connect with him on LinkedIn.

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