PR: Events

  • 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

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Saturn Homecoming

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.

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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.

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HGM Medical Lasers Trade Show | Sydney, Australia

Challenge: Manage logistics for a three-day international dermatology trade show. Given a two-week lead time, my primary responsibility was to serve as liaison for staff and vendors preparing for the show. 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.