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Mrs. Karen Miller, CEM

American Chemical Society

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American Chemical Society

Bio

• Strategic, creative exhibit, sponsorship and meetings management professional
• Extensive experience in all aspects of conference and meeting management, tradeshow management, sales and fulfillment of exhibits and sponsorship sales, vendor and exhibitor management and customer relations
• Increased exhibitor retention rate by 10%
• Consistently sell exhibit space to over 100 new companies each year
• Created new sponsorship program resulting in 30% increase in company participation
• Excellent at fostering long-term relationships with clients and growing their involvement with NSBA
• Experienced exhibit floor manager
• Program manager for budgets in excess of $1 million
• Skilled in negotiating partnerships, alliances, and other business transactions, including hotel and vendor contracting
• Positive and proactive team leader
• Graduate of Krakoff Leadership Institute
• Immediate Past Chair, IAEE Washington DC Chapter
• Achieved CEM (Certified Exhibition Manager) in November 2004

Areas of Expertise:
• Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales and Corporate Partnerships
• Tradeshow Management
• Conference & Meeting Management
• Operations and Logistics
• Budget Creation and Forecasting
• Program Management
• Vendor Negotiations and Contract Management
• Marketing and Communications
• Mobile App Development and Social Media

Technology & Skills:
• Expert in MS Office, ExpoCad, a2z, netFORUM AMS, and Attendee Interactive software products
• Strong proofreading, editing, writing, and interpersonal communication skills
• Confident and trained public speaker