- Direct the planning and execution of more than 100 small and large-scale events for prestigious corporate clients
- Coordinate and manage the planning, negotiations, design, logistics, advertising, marketing, public relations fund-raising/sponsorships, budgets, event supervision, and post-event evaluation
- Achieve and exceed business objectives (ROI, leads, awareness, celebration)
NASA Oshkosh Airshow
Total event logistics for 125+ participants from nationwide centers staffing the EAA Oshkosh Air Show
Coca Cola Olympic Torch Relay
Challenge: Coordinate Olympic torch relay event in downtown St. Louis.
Result: Successful event and positive press coverage
Employee Incentive Programs
Challenge: Serve as a media liaison for journalists attending the Saturn Homecoming in Sprint Hill, Tennessee
Result: Escorted journalists throughout the event to ensure beneficial coverage of the event.
Southwestern Illinois Development Authority
10th Anniversary Event
Challenge: Create and launch an annual event to recognize and promote economic development in Southern Illinois.
Result: Managed all event logistics for a 300 person event.
Virtual Tech Fair
Challenge: Develop a first of its kind online resource for individuals to attend a bleeding-edge activity, a Virtual Tech Fair.
Result: The VTF engaged wholesale distributors and supply chain companies looking to replace and upgrade their technology to meet with representatives in a real-time online trade show.
HGM Medical Lasers Trade Show | Sydney, Australia
Challenge: Manage logistics for a three-day international dermatology trade show. My primary responsibility was to serve as liaison for staff and vendors to prepare for the show, given a two-weeks lead time. The estimated budget was $20,000.
Result: Booth: Track down booth lost in customs after last trade show, shipping, customs, graphic coordination – banners and dura-trans, prep and track laser equipment, drayage, and labor.
Sales Training: Prep instructor, prepare training materials – instructor and recipient, prepare and edit training manual. Medical
Training Course: Arrange location, prep instructor, prepare and compile course materials for recipients, and coordinate attendees and invitations.
Travel: Make travel arrangements for the company representative attending the show – airline, hotel, and transportation.
Marketing: Determine and fulfill marketing requirements, coordinate giveaway prizes, and track daily sales contests.