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Availability: Part Time

$75 /hr
$450 /day
Average Rating
Heather D


Day of Event Manager, Event Design, Sponsorship Management, Talent and VIP Management, Vendor Management

Event Types: Conference, Corporate, Experiential, Live Event, Trade Show

Experience: 8+ years

Short Bio: Strategically-minded with a passion for travel and hospitality, bringing to the table over a decade worth of project and logistical event experience. An expert in conceptualizing, executing, and producing once-in-a-lifetime events.

Owner / Event Logistics Consultant
Mercury Direct Event Consulting - Orlando, FL
Jun 01, 2017 - Current
Event idea curation and logistical planning for high-end “bucket list” experiences as well as production services for large scale seminars and retreats. Services included but are not limited to event design, logistical planning and experiential marketing, all while focusing on a world-class experiences using out-of-the-box initiatives.

Portfolio Items:

Director, Global Hospitality & Events
Under Armour - Baltimore, MD
Sep 09, 2015 - Apr 14, 2017
Oversaw all strategic planning, human resources, marketing and onsite execution of Global Hospitality & Executive Events at major Brand and Sporting Events. Provided first-in-class experiences for guests, clients and stakeholders, all while passionately telling the Brand story.
Event Production Manager
Tony Robbins Events - San Diego, CA
Jan 03, 2014 - Mar 20, 2015
Managed the entire pre-production, event execution and post-event follow-up for up to 35 multi-day, globally-produced events annually, ranging in size from 250 – 8,000 attendees.
Freelance Event Project Manager
Mercury Direct Event Consulting - Seattle, WA
Mar 18, 2013 - Sep 20, 2013
Developed, managed and executed multiple cutting-edge large events, from concept-to-completion. Performed an array of event management tasks included, but not limited to, budget and timeline management, speaker/sponsor/vendor/exhibitor management, corporate sponsorship cultivation, marketing material creation and staff management.
Event & Entertainment Manager
Holland America Line - Seattle, WA
Jun 25, 2010 - Mar 15, 2013
Managed and developed all aspects of shipboard Entertainment and Cruise programming on several 1,200+ passenger luxury cruise liners. Conceptualized, developed and implemented approximately 30-50 high profile events a day. Successfully rolled out and managed the multi-million dollar “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” and “BB King Blues Club” entertainment programs for the inaugural season, amongst other large-scale charters.
Marketing & Event Operations Coordinator
International Motorcycle Shows - Santa Monica, CA
Nov 02, 2009 - Mar 12, 2010
Performed key marketing and operational logistics for a four month, 12-city, 500,000+ attendee Business-to-Consumer Tradeshow.