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Corporate Event Planners coordinate all details of meetings, exhibitions, conferences, product launches, fairs and other events dedicated to employees and clients. Work activities listed on a typical resume sample are liaising with clients, managing budgets, hiring contractors, organizing facilities, coordinating suppliers and many others. Essential skills for this job are excellent organizational abilities, negotiation, attention to details, multitasking and time management. Most Corporate Event Planners display a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field in their resumes, such as marketing, business, public relations or hospitality management.

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Corporate Event Planner

Directed strategic initiatives to achieve a greater success of live Event nationwide.

  • Developed and rolled out new policies.
  • Increased profits by developing, initiating, and managing Dinner meeting, Events and web cast programs for Pharmaceutical companies.
  • Worked directly with Upper Management, clients, Sales to achieve many great live events. Reduced and controlled expenses by partnering with local vendors to lower cost of events by 25%. Negotiated price with vendors to fit cost into my budget for event.
  • Communicating with clients on all changes and ads to their live event.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
2

Corporate Communications, Senior Corporate Event Planner

Managed event planning and execution for internal employee events and external PR and media events.

  • Coordinated events included: Arranged presenters, wrote scripts, hired production and camera crews, increasing attendance and reducing cost by not using PR agencies.
  • Managed site tours by customizing tours to meet the needs of the group with 100 percent positive feedback.
  • Managed PR loan program by interacting with top-tier media, averaging more than 50 loans per month.
  • Supported Media Relations, Crisis Communications, Public Relations, Community Affairs and Employee Communications.
  • Managed the Sony display rooms on the west and east coast.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Planning
C
Transportation Demand Management
3

Corporate Event Planner

Responsible for planning and coordinating large and small (20- 400ppl) special events for bank personnel, clients and the general public. Events included: corporate functions, bank meetings, luncheons, dinners, receptions, and official openings.

  • Negotiated agreements and orchestrated logistics for the events as well as developing budget proposals and auditing supplier bills.
  • Worked with event sponsors to create an agenda or program, and to align speakers for function presentations.
  • Organized monthly author speakers series which was widely recognized as one of the bank's premier events.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements for speakers/authors.
  • On-site coordinator/point person at internal and external events.
  • Managed the ticket program and process for client events; Chicago Bulls, Blackhawks, Bears, Cubs, theater and museum.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Elementary/special Education
Education
4

Corporate Event Planner

  • Organized over 50 trade shows per year for three consecutive years, averaging 1 show per week.
  • Orchestrated Presidents Club international incentive programs for top performers. Produced annual sales conference and training meetings, as well as Board of Directors meetings.
  • Attendee satisfaction and service levels for each event where over 98%; recipient of awards and recognitions based on performance.
  • On-site manager for all company meetings supervising installation & dismantling teams, exhibit house workflow, maintenance schedules, exhibit booth storage, cataloging, inventorying and management of all exhibit assets.
  • Maintained records of event aspects, including financial details. Budget planning, tracking and reporting of individual events including ordering and post show invoice reconciliation.
  • Conducted post-event evaluations in order to determine how future events could be improved.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
5

Corporate Event Planner

Managed and maintained a $2 million annual marketing budget and reported monthly performance to executive management

  • Supported multiple divisions focused on acute, ambulatory and office-based physician markets
  • Organized and executed all planning and logistics for over ninety-five medical, dental and veterinary regional/international events including trade shows, conferences and cadaver/wet labs
  • Trained, mentored and supported cross-functional teams including: sales, marketing, customer service, accounting, manufacturing quality/regulatory and engineering
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Administrative Assistant-business
Certified Nursing Assistant
Medical Billing And Coding
6

Corporate Event Planner

Project manager responsible for planning and executing over 180 corporate strategic events while managing $1 million budget per year.

  • Managed onsite staff of 75 including catering, housekeeping, facility engineering and audio-visual personnel.
  • Selected venues, negotiated hotel and meeting room rates, revised contracts to limit firm liability.
  • Supervised all AV requirements for key corporate events, including sound system set-up, video-taping and acoustical room set-up, and video and web-cast conferencing capabilities.
  • Obtained speakers and negotiated contracts.
  • Liaison between Legal Department and customer.
  • Assessed, implemented and developed a Planning Agenda, facilitated through an Excel spreadsheet with over 200 lines to ensure consistent staff communication and to create efficiency between departments.
  • Updated and streamlined form for budget approval process which served as back-up documentation for Legal Department.
  • Tracked expenses and provided cost-reducing alternatives to Executive Management.
  • Negotiated 20% cost savings from budget.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Communication Studies
7

Corporate Event Planner

Oversee and facilitate all aspects of event and meeting planning from site selection, vendor negotiation, event registration and post-event reporting

  • Manage event and meeting preparation, supplies ordering and packing/shipping of event materials
  • Develop and maintain solid relationships with vendors and sponsors
  • Facilitate onsite event registration; including tracking expenses for event budget reconciliation
  • Managed events where an average of 8.3 leads were generated and that helped win deals, resulting in over $1.4 million in the sales pipeline
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
8

Corporate Event Planner and Assistant to Global Head of Corporate Special Events

Coordinated and attended shareholders global conferences from 15 - 400 attendees in addition to corporate office meetings.

  • Reviewed contracts with vendors and maintained a timetable for deposits, credit applications, rooming lists, menu choices and entertainment programs.
  • Processed expenses and accounts payable invoices for each event.
  • Created and programmed spreadsheets to keep an accurate and up-to-date account of on-going changes prior to and during corporate events.
  • Maintained corporate and personal shopping accounts.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
9

Corporate Event Planner

Assigned the tasks of planning, arranging and organizing corporate meetings and events

  • Handled the responsibilities of making attractive arrangements of stage, decorations, lightning, food stalls, video and sound systems
  • Responsible for providing minute details and valuable inputs to clients on different aspects of the event
  • Planned and implemented external meetings as well as maintained event calendars
  • Handled the responsibilities of creating collateral materials like pamphlets and brochures as well as designed sponsorship booths
  • Assigned the tasks of making recommendations to work processes and managed budgets
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Arts And Sciences
BA
Management
Broadcasting And Communications
10

Head Trainer / Corporate Event Planner

Trained, supervised, and scheduled a staff of 8 servers in an upscale dining and live-music facility. Assisted in managing the bar and inventory control.

  • Planned and executed large corporate events and private parties hosting up to several hundred guests.
  • Recruited and selected high quality team members.
  • Designed and implemented a training program for all service staff.
  • Consistently ranked as leading sales producer among service staff.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Business Management

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