With over 25+ years of professional history at a fortune 500 company, demonstrates my loyalty, commitment, and growth that resulted in exceptional value to the organization.
* Excellent meeting planning skills
* Throughout my career, I have coordinated all logistical functions for sales meetings, VIP receptions, and other events for both internal/external customers and staff
* Experience coordinating trade shows and special events, including securing venues, and arranging the movement of equipment, materials, and staff to support trade show participation (national/regional)
* Managed speaker relationship and sponsorships
* Superior negotiating skills. Identified significant cost savings on travel, hotel accommodations, and meeting space, overall event costs, through diligent negotiations with vendors.
* A track record of successfully balancing multiple priorities in a demanding fast-paced environment to meet organized objectives
* Moved the 138 Professional Photographers of America trade show management (50 state organizations, 28 affiliate schools) to Rochester. Built the management process, including the database, contact information, and sponsorship details.
* Voice of the company to customers and vendors
* Prepared and implemented advertising budgets
*Managed trade show budget, delivering results within budget
* Consistently received positive feedback from 50 associations and field sales representatives. Many Customers were very complimentary of services rendered
Expert Event Planner "Rochester NY" Rochester, NY