"Take the tools in hand and carve your best life ~ Douglas Lurton"
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
Specialist in Sourcing and Site Selection, Housing, City-wide Contracts, Contract Negotiations, Onsite Management, Logistics/Vendor Coordination.
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.
International Live Events Association (ILEA), formerly named International Special Events Society (ISES) Cleveland, OH Chapter Member/Committee Member
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
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