Description of Experience: Roberta is a multi-faceted senior hospitality industry professional with 15 years progressive experience in event and exposition management, sponsorship sales and marketing, volunteer leadership, fundraising, customer relations, and administrative support for trade and non-profit associations. She specializes in education, healthcare and travel industry conferences, and exhibitions. Roberta has a reputation for delivering measurable improvements with highly developed project management skills in the areas of contract negotiation, financial management, creative marketing, organization, building, and leveraging relationships; and staff development and administration. From conference management support to full-cycle planning, Roberta’s goal is to help her clients achieve their desired program objectives - on schedule and within budget.
Registration Software Proficiency: Cvent, Association Anywhere, and iMIS (legacy versions)
Languages Spoken: English and Beginner Spanish
Full Bio: Roberta has lived and worked in the DC metro area for over 25 years with her roots firmly entrenched in the hospitality industry. As a Certified Meetings Professional, Roberta continues to stay abreast of meetings technology and trends through membership in the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and continuing education conferences, seminars and expos. Additionally, she is a candidate in the American Public University’s Master of Arts in Management program. When she is not studying, networking with industry colleagues, or helping clients reach their goals, she enjoys cruising and learning Spanish with hopes of one day retiring to the Yucatan Peninsula region of Mexico.