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Kim L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 8, 2013

Kim L.

Meeting, Event & Incentive Program Planning
   United States
  |  5:13 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

I am a Professional Event Planner with 10 years experience planning worldwide events ranging from 10-2500 participants. My professional background includes positions as a Senior Event Manager with a Top 3 U.S. incentive and performance improvement company and as the Director of Meeting and Events for a private college.

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Skills (10)

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Event Planning Test
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Destination/Site Research
Project Implementation and Management
Contract and Price Negotiation
Registration Website Creation and Management
Timeline Management
Participant Database and Registration Management

Service Description

Event management including:
- Program design
- Budget creation and management
- Client and supplier relations
- Website and registration development
- Print and electronic program communication
- Hotel, ground and activity negotiations and contracting
- Participant organization
- Support team management
- Client and vendor billing



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Employment

Eventageous!
Owner
2011 - Present
Contract meeting and event planning.
College of St. Catherine
Director of Meetings and Events
2004 - 2006
Establish and market event services and facilities to generate ancillary income to non-profit college. - Oversee department operations - Create and impliment event policies and procedures, -...
BI International
Senior Event Manager
1997 - 2004
Design and deliver domestic and international meetings for Fortune 500 companies. Event manager responsibilities include forecast and manage meeting budgets, develop supplier relations, negotiate...
Katun
Executive Assistant
1994 - 1997
Provide administrative support to Chief Staff Officer and VP of Marketing by preparing and maintaining quarterly and annual budgets, managing corporate properties, schedule meetings and travel,...
Hyatt Hotels
Sales Assistant
1990 - 1994
Administrative support to hotel sales team. Responsible for contract creation, communicating client requirements to support departments, assist client and credit department with establishing...

Education

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Administrative Assistant, Associate Degree
- 1989
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Supervisory Management, Certificate
- 1989
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Meeting Planner
Incentive
Tradeshow
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