Description of Experience: Independent planner specializing in corporate conferences and trade shows.
Registration Software Proficiency: proficient
Languages Spoken: English
Full Bio: As an Independent Meeting Planner, Arielle Galimidi,CMP is responsible for executing and coordinating all logistics related to meetings, conferences, trade shows and events. Before becoming an independent planner, Arielle worked as the Event Manager for DentalXP, a global dental education company with 100,000 global members. For 3 years, she managed the company’s annual global symposiums. Prior to event planning, Arielle worked in sales for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, the largest boutique hotel chain in the US. There, she handled the contracting process for the regional sales team and the 12 properties in Washington, DC. Since moving to Atlanta, Arielle has become very involved with the Georgia Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (GaMPI), and currently serves as the Communications Liaison for the special events committee. She was a nominee finalist for the Association's annual "Rising Star of the Year Award" in 2014. Arielle earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, and earned the Certified Meeting Professional designation in January of 2014.