Account Manager/Meeting Planner
ØResponsible for site research, visits and selection.
ØOversaw all pre-trip and on-site operations for management including registration, meeting rooms, rooming lists, VIP’s, food and beverage, transportation, staff, budget control and final reconciliation.Maintained contact with clients, employees, hotels, convention centers, vendors and ticketing agents.Hired travel staff and vendors; directly accountable for organizing and managing up to 25 employees.
ØManaged intricate database exclusive to client needs; designed and generated reports.
ØCreated and redesigned programs for Outboard Marine Corporation, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Reynolds & Reynolds and LexisNexis.