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Karen Piccioli | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 5, 2014

Karen Piccioli

Certified Meeting Planner
   United States
  |   Hopkinton, MA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $49

Detail-oriented, event marketing professional with more than fifteen years of event planning and marketing experience looking for a position with the opportunity for growth. Customer focused with diverse industry experience including technology, tradeshow and corporate marketing and information. Excellent communication skills and comfortable working in a fast paced, hands-on, growth orientated work environment.

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Portfolio

Senior Event Manager-Held accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event...
Senior Event ManagerHeld accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event...
Senior Event Manager-Held accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event...
Senior Event Manager- Held accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event...
Senior Event Manager- Held accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event...
Senior Event Manager- Held accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event...
Operations Manager-Held accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event collateral...
Senior Event Manager- Held accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event...
Senior Event Manager-Held accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event...
Event Manager - Coordinated event and sponsor logistics
Event Manager - Coordinated event and sponsor logistics

Skills (7)

Tested
CRM
Constant Contact
Marketing
Marketing Strategy
Salesforce.com
Event Managment
Financial Managment

Service Description

I specialize in providing quality event services to individuals and the business community. I offer comprehensive event services for sales meetings, tradeshows, special events and corporate incentive trips. I have spent the last eight years working for Microsoft in an event management capacity.

In addition I am able to assist you with our expertise, knowledge and experience in all aspects of events that include Site Visits, Vendor Management, Collateral Development & Production, Conference Management, Convention Services, Décor & Floral Management, Seminar Scheduling, Destination Management, Entertainment, Equipment Procurement & Setup, Evaluations, Event Design & Concepts, Facility Contracts & Insurance, Facility Selection & Coordination, Financial Management, Food & Beverage Coordination, Function Room Setup, Goals and Objectives Planning, Guest Communication & Registration, Hospitality Services, On-line Invitation and Registration, On-Site Management, Personnel Management, Program Content Planning, Recreational & Social Tour Management, Reservations and Housing, Risk Management, Security Coordination, Speaker Coordination, Talent & Entertainment Coordination, Theme & Concept Development, Transportation Coordination.


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Employment

Planner Matriax
Event Consultant
2012 - Present
Own and operate a full-service meeting and events agency as and independent contractor that offers comprehensive event & meeting management services for conferences, sales meetings, special events,...
Microsoft
Senior Event Manager
2004 - 2012
Due to economic downturn, promoted to cover entire U.S. vs. region. Main point of contact for Microsoft partners regarding all aspects of their sales & training conferences, networking events and...
CollegeFest LLC.
Director of Operations
2003 - 2004
Successfully produced yearly Boston-based tradeshow. Conducted all operational and management aspects inclusive of venue selection, vendor procurement, marketing plan, budget, public relations,...
Marcus Evans Limited – Miami, FL &, Barbados, BWI
Senior Event Manager
1999 - 2002
Held accountable for venue search, vendor sourcing, event collateral quality, audiovisual coordination and set-up, speaker documentation, travel arrangements, entertainment procurement, conference...

Education

Florida International University
Bachelor of Science
1990 - 1993
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