Dow Jones My target audience was marketing, PR and corporate communications professionals.  We sponsored most of the industry shows globally with a total of approximately 20 shows annually. In addition to creating marketing opportunities, booking speakers and driving booth traffic; we also held our own private events drawing from the shows audience by invitation only.  These events featuring high profile speakers, highlighted research and special guests.  We also created small intimate events with very specific targeted audiences.     PRSA - Public Relations Society of America IABC - International Association for Business Communicators AMA - MPlanet - American Marketing Association  Frost and Sullivan  Sirius Decisions   Social Media Roundtable - Dow Jones  Dow Jones Events - Dow Jones      Allstate Worked in corporate relations specifically on sponsorships focusing on corporate social responsibility and reputation management.  �In addition to event management for the Salt Lake City Games, acted as a liaison for Kristi Yamaguchi, the offical spokesperson for Allstate’s sponsorship of the Salt Lake City Olympic Games.   2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Games  Jingle Elf Parade  Torneo Alllstate  American Red Cross Illinois Secretary of States Office  Boys and Girls Club  Millennium Park   Consulate General of Brazil Worked on an average of 50 trade shows and cultural events annually to promote business development and cultural initiatives.  This included harnessing media opportunities as well as marketing, operations and pre- and post-production. Was on the Organizing Committee for the 1994 World Cup, Brazilian National Team as well as organizing the Winning Ceremony Parade in Chicago.   Official Visit of President Fernando Collar to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs  The Auto Show The Fancy Food and Convection Show  The Housewares Show  The National Plastics Convention  Gil Costa Ravinia  Gilberto Gil at the Chicago Cultural Center   �1994 World Cup, Brazilian National Team             �  �