Kerri Wawrin Manager, Global Accounts ~ Meeting Planner meetings.com/KerriWawrin
Based in Bath, OH 44333 Phone: 1-800-863-3815 x
Areas of Expertise:
Cleveland, OH
Tampa, FL
Las Vegas, NV
20 years of experience
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Professional Bio "Take the tools in hand and carve your best life ~ Douglas Lurton"
I am a Certified Meeting & Event Planner. I have over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and 15+ years in the meeting industry. I have vast experience in all aspects of meeting and event planning as well as project management. I have worked with National and International Associations, Corporate Clients, Government Clients and International Major Sporting Events such as the Chicago Marathon and the PGA Chrysler Championship Golf Tournament. I achieved my CMP in August 2008; renewed 2013. I am an alumnae of The University of Akron where I earned a degree in Hospitality Management, Marketing and Sales.

Certifications

CMP Certification - Certified Meeting Professional Obtained initial credentials August, 2008 - Certification number: 8435800, Renewed 2013, valid through December 31, 2018 ServSafe Certification Obtained initial credentials 1997 - Certification number: 1579712 Renewed 2015, valid through February 24, 2020 Food Protection Certification – State of Ohio Department of Health Obtained initial credentials 1997 - Certification number: JHAN-9W2QC5, Renewed 2015, valid through April 29, 2020 TIPS Certification Obtained initial credentials 2014 A.L.I.C.E. Certified Workplace Violence Program, AliCE Training Institute Obtained January 2016

Specialties

Specialist in Sourcing and Site Selection, Housing, City-wide Contracts, Contract Negotiations, Onsite Management, Logistics/Vendor Coordination.

Honors and Awards

Akron/Summit CVB/Ohio Travel & Tourism Leadership Academy Scholarship Selected as recipient of this first annual award/scholarship to participate on behalf of Akron/Summit County CVB in the Ohio Travel & Tourism Leadership Academy from January 2015-June 2015.

Memberships

International Live Events Association (ILEA), formerly named International Special Events Society (ISES) Cleveland, OH Chapter Member/Committee Member

Industries / Clients Served

Experience with Association, Government, Corporate, Non-Profit, Sports, Productions and National Events. List of Clients I have worked with ~ PGA Chrysler Championship, Bank of America, Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Joyce Meyer Ministries, Sweet Adeline’s Chorus Group, Common, User’s Group, Consumer Electronics Showcase, SEMA – Specialty Equipment Market Association: Annual Association, AWWA – American Water Works Association: Annual Association, DARPA - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ShapeAmerica, PWA – Public Works Administration, Luxottica, Xerox, PolyOne, DawnChem, Sherwin Williams, Swagelock, Progressive Insurance, Gunton/Pella Windows, Lake Erie Electric, North East Ohio/Summit County Catholic Charities, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, ESPN Radio & TV, DeMolay International, and University of Akron

Languages Spoken

English

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