Alice A. Boykin
San Francisco, CA, 94124
To become a team member within a respectable company where I can manage and execute all events by utilizing my creativity and excellent management skills to ensure each event reaches their expected goal. I value simplicity and am an innovative “thinker” and would love to bring a fresh approach to new projects and events.
My professional skills include leading and managing staff, customers, contractors and stakeholders in addition to budgeting and financial management.
o Excellent time management and organizational skills o Enthusiastic and self-motivated
o Strategical thinker and operational strategist
o Experience driving change and improving end-to-end processes o Event management and planning
o Trade Show knowledge and operations
o Project management budget reconciliation
o B2B, Third party Events, Corporate Events
o Interpersonal Skills
15 years’ experience in the hospitality/trade show industry Event Manager for ASCA (Ambulatory Surgery Center Association), Dreamforce, VM World, Google I/O, Collective Summer & Winter Shows
Knowledgeable in Salesforce.com, Passport and DELPHI Microsoft Office and Google Business Suite
Senior Event Coordinator, Freeman, South San Francisco, CA 2014- 2020
Skilled in planning, sourcing, negotiating, contracting and supplier management
Created and assisted with writing and distributing work orders on-site for all client needs during pre and post-production.
Coordinated the completion of production forms, graphics orders, and floor plan requests
Budget reconciliation and invoicing
Partnered closely with the operations and sales department for collateral preparation, event coordination and correspondence.
Assisted with value added and ‘Sponsorship Sale’ programs.
Fostered relationships with union labor and business agents within the trade show industry sales. Senior Administrator Assistant, Freeman, South San Francisco, CA 2008-2014
Provided administrative and sales support to the Director of Sales, account managers, and account executives.
Confirmed, orchestrated, and coordinated the logistics of upcoming events.
Processed invoices, created proposals, and produced reports using Salesforce.com. Conference Planning Manager, Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco, CA 2006-2007
Managed group meetings and conferences.
Coached clients with menu selections, meeting room set-ups, audiovisual needs.
Served as a liaison between the client and internal departments to fulfill clients’ needs and expectations.
Responsible for marketing services to local and national meeting planners.
Generated contracts, updated client files, created floor plans and on-site support.
Participated in professional organization to meet new prospects and remained current with industry trends.
Organization / Community Involvement:
o Boys & Girls Club, San Francisco Chapter
o Bay Area Rescue Mission
o My Girlz Rock! Bay Area
o Providence Foundation of San Francisco
Abraham Lincoln High School, San Francisco, Ca
City College of San Francisco