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Engagement Lounge: Planning for the Future – Association Meetings: PART 2

October 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am11:00 am EDT


Join New York Society of Association Executives and NYPCMA as we collaborate again for a PART TWO discussion about planning association conferences, meetings and trade shows post-COVID-19

This event will once again be a facilitated interactive discussion in a “general session” format.

Discussion topics will include:

  • Hybrid events: Yeh or nay.
  • Team dynamics and engagement during the pandemic
  • Maximizing sponsor ROI
  • Getting back to “normal”

Facilitator: Donna Kelley

Over 38 years’ experience in the Hospitality Industry. Donna is a US Account Sales Leader for Marriott International servicing the Association Market Segment. Marriott International operates 7,000 Hotels representing 30 Brands Worldwide in 71 Countries.

Donna is active in PCMA on a National Level, in the NY Area Chapter, she served as Chapter President in 2005. She is a member of ASAE, served on the Board of Directors for the AMC Institute, Chair and Co-Chair of NYSAE Meet NY Day for 4 years consecutively, and currently serves on The Board of Directors for NYSAE.

Donna has a vast background with Marriott, holding positions in Restaurant Management, Catering Sales & Service, Event Management, Property Sales, Director of Sales for a Caribbean Portfolio of Resorts, and the past 20 years as Global Account Director. Donna also worked with Hyatt Resorts Caribbean.

Facilitator: Jimmy Le

Jimmy is a Senior Conference Planner for the IEEE Communications Society where he oversees six annual conferences including one of the flagships.
Jimmy has been a planner for more than 20 years primarily with associations. He’s the president-elect for NYPCMA.

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