Total Event Resourcesí Lauren Bettcher Named Best Up and Coming Special Event Planner
Total Event Resources, a leading Chicago meeting and event planning company, is proud to announce that program manager Lauren Bettcher has been named Best Up and Coming Special Event Planner by Illinois Meetings + Events magazine. Celebrating the finest of the meetings and events industry with its annual Readers' Choice Best of Awards, every single winner in the annual Readers' Choice Best of Award campaign is hand-picked by the meeting planners, event planners and suppliers who read Illinois Meetings + Events magazine. Lauren is part of the 8th Annual Illinois Meetings + Events 2012 Hall of Famers.
"It's such an honor to have been nominated and recognized," said Lauren Bettcher, Total Event Resources program manager. "This award represents my passion and drive and the path I'm on for success. The fact that I'm 'up and coming' means I have countless opportunities ahead to garner knowledge and strengthen relationships within the industry."
A graduate of Grand Valley State University, Lauren Bettcher majored in hospitality and tourism management. At Total Event Resources, Lauren focuses on projects that require creative thinking and alternative perspectives. She is successful at developing corporate programs and events that encompass everything from large-scale national multi-day conferences with high levels of engagement and logistics to intimate corporate dinners or a holiday special event. Kathy Miller, owner and president of Total Event Resources, says "Lauren approaches each event with an enthusiasm aimed at achieving greatness and fun for clients, planners and attendees alike."
The ambitious 26 year old says one of her favorite parts of her job at Total Event Resources is the time she spends with her growing list of clients. "If we can grab lunch, talk about the event, tie in some personal stories, laugh a bit and end with some action items", she says. "I'll walk away feeling absolutely comfortable in our mutually beneficial professional relationship."
The Best of Awards are designed to honor the cream of the crop in the regional meetings and events industry. The awards are a celebration of the hard work and above-and-beyond service of suppliers who help planners be at the top of their game. The winners will be recognized in the Spring 2013 issue of the magazine.
About Total Event Resources
Total Event Resources, a leading Chicago meeting and event planning company, produces innovative events for Fortune 1000 companies, major trade associations and not-for-profit organizations. Recognized as a PepsiCo Supplier of the Year 2011 and a certified Woman Owned Business, Total Event Resources has been producing award-winning events around the world since 1995.
Total Event Resources, WINNER! 2012 NICE Awards - Best Fund Raiser/Non Profit Event over $75,000 and Best Corporate Event under $25,000. The company has also been recognized with multiple ISES Esprit Awards, Gala Awards, and the Business Ledger Newspaper Annual Award for Business Excellence in the Hospitality Category. For more information go to www.total-event.com.