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Meet Jodie W

Jodie W

Meeting Planner & Travel Director

Jodie W

Location: New York

Description of Experience: I have worked in the meeting and incentive industry for over 12 years. At this time I am currently exploring new opportunities within the industry. I started as a Project Coordinator, rose in the ranks to Program Manager and most recently served as Director Sourcing & Design. As Director of Sourcing & Design, I managed a group of sourcing specialist who performed end-to-end sourcing, negotiations and contracting services while implementing process. My focus was on Strategic Meetings Management deliverables: analytics and reporting metrics across all spend and cost savings categories, and development of client contract addenda. I have a strong background in program and event management and E-RFP systems. I enjoy developing and designing programs inclusive of creative visual presentations, itemized budgets, and negotiating all supplier contracts for the best possible prices and concessions. I am accustomed to working in a fast paced environment, managing several programs simultaneously, with a positive attitude, and ability to think outside the box.

Registration Software Proficiency: CVENT, Lanyon

Languages Spoken: English

Meeting Types:

  • Advisory Boards
  • Conferences
  • Dinners Galas
  • Incentive Programs
  • Pharmaceutical Meetings
  • Product Launches
  • Sales Meetings

Full Bio: I have worked in the meeting and incentive industry for over 12 years. I started as a Project Coordinator, rose in the ranks to Program Manager and most recently served as Director Sourcing & Design. As Director of Sourcing & Design, I managed a group of sourcing specialist who performed end-to-end sourcing, negotiations and contracting services while implementing process. My focus was on Strategic Meetings Management deliverables: analytics and reporting metrics across all spend and cost savings categories and development of client contract addenda. As a Program Manager previously I was responsible for all aspects of event management including site selection/contract negotiation, proposal planning, transportation arrangements, hotel attrition/cancellation negotiations, production of meeting materials, registration/database management and pre-event to on-site management.

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