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Experient Announces Representation for 2014 Industry Committees
Experient, the source for integrated meeting and event solutions, is proud to announce its involvement in industry advisory boards and committees. Experient team members hold hundreds of memberships in both the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI), as well as other industry associations, such as ACTE, ASAE, CAEM, IAEE, NBTA, and TSEA.
"I'm proud of our industry involvement and participation on these advisory boards. It is an excellent career development opportunity for our team and a way for us to give back to the industry as thought leaders," said Michael Guerriero, Division President, Event Management for Experient. "Our continued participation on these advisory boards reinforces our commitment to excellence and to delivering leading-edge thinking, experience and technology solutions to our clients."
Experient representatives fill seats on nine out of 17 PCMA chapter boards. The following newly-appointed and returning Officers and Directors for PCMA 2014 will be:
Dee Blakeney, CMP, Vice President, Event Planning - President Elect, Gulf States Chapter
Nancy DeBrosse, CMP, Senior Vice President, Sales and Account Management - Director, National Board
Jennifer George Lion, CMP, PMP, Director, Project Management - President Elect, Heartland Chapter
Paige Kanatous, CMP, Sourcing Manager - Secretary, Rocky Mountain Chapter
Jennifer Kimbel, CMP, Senior Meeting and Event Manager - President, Rocky Mountain Chapter
Kristen Roget, CMP, Director, Strategic Account Management - Director, Capital Chapter
Gary Schirmacher, CMP, Senior Vice President, Sales and Account Management - Secretary/Treasurer, Education Foundation Board
Ken Sien, CMP, Director, Strategic Account Management - President, POWER Chapter
Joy Womack, CMP, Director, Event Management - Secretary, Capital Chapter
Serving as 2014 Board members for MPI are:
Cory Fransway, CMP, CMM, Director, Strategic Account Management - Vice President, Education, Chicago Chapter
Mark Goodman, National Account Manager - Vice President of Special Projects, New England Chapter
Jenniffer Janowiecki, Strategic Sourcing Manager - Director of Educational Institutes, New England Chapter; Marketplace Advisory Council
Tom Michalisko, CMP, Director, Strategic Account Management - Vice President of Finance, Potomac Chapter
Alisa Peters, CMP, CMM, National Account Manager - Director, International Board
Serving on the board for the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) is Shawn Pierce, Division President, Registration and Housing.
Headquartered in Chicago, PCMA represents more than 6,000 meeting industry leaders throughout the globe and consists of 17 chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico. MPI is headquartered in Dallas and has more than 20,000 members representing 86 countries from 71 clubs and chapters. IAEE, headquartered in Dallas, is composed of approximately 1,200 member organizations and over 8,000 individual members.
Experient, a Maritz Travel Company, leads the meetings & events industry as one of the best-known and most respected brands in the world. Its core offerings include event intelligence, attendance building, technological innovation, experiential enhancement, risk management & security, and revenue generation & cost savings for association, tradeshow and government clients. Experient employs professionals dedicated to fulfilling its vision of transforming business and people through the event experience by delivering leading-edge solutions in registration, housing, event planning and management, site sourcing, contract negotiation, mobile apps, lead retrieval, marketing and data management for meetings, conventions and exhibitions around the world. Visit www.experient-inc.com for more information.
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