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Director of Events

Henderson, NV, 89052
March 25, 2021

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Karin L. Hanson

*** ******* ***** ******, *********, NV 89052

925-***-**** (M) •


• Extensive background producing domestic and international programs

• Expert communications, strong relationship and partnership management skills; vendor negotiation expertise

• Partner with the content team to develop strategies leveraging existing content and access to industry communities to promote events and trade shows

• Manage and drive event production schedules with internal and external partners

• Develop and implement strategies used to identify and build partnerships and brand awareness

• Record of leading worldwide teams and influencing direction/successful outcome of corporate objectives

• Exceptional project planning and analysis abilities; skilled in estimating, cost control, and P&L.

• Work and communicate with various product development teams in setting priorities with all cross-functional teams

• Responsible for all pre-show planning and management of event coordination, including internal team training for the event (elevator pitch, demos, etc.), securing hotel room blocks, support materials, pre-and post-show communications with internal event team, attendees, prospects, customers, and partners REPRESENTATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Plan, produce and manage corporate and alliance conferences worldwide including member and product showcases, special events, registration and budget management.

• Successfully produced and managed co-located developer and test events, that include sponsorship sales and partner programs in the Automotive,Transportation and Smart Energy industries

• Established and produced live and virtual events targeting developers and enterprise customers including roadshows

• Consistent in achieving significant budget savings of 15% or more per event

• Successful project manager with proven on-time deliverables and cost savings

• Estimate and project manage trade show booth builds, including on-site management, meeting client budgets

• Built a significant network of global partners, including hotels, special venues, AV vendors and transportation companies.


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University of Phoenix

BS Business/Global Business Management

AA Accounting

Battelle Institute, Project Management

Professional Meeting Planners Network

Certified Medical Meeting Planner

• Member, International Medical Meeting Professionals Association

• Member, Las Vegas Hospitality Association

• Member PCMA

• Member, Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals

• Women in Security Association

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