Heather Hite

Freelance Event Planner & Branding Freelancer

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Location:Berkeley, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/heatherhite
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Event Manager

Result driven team leader, event management proven success in high profile events. Excellent communicator and high level results under pressure. Excellent management of large and small events. Exceptional ability to maintain good relations with vendors and other partners. Outstanding skills to perform and troubleshoot on complex projects.
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Site Selection • Relationship Building • Trade Show Management
Budget Management • Marketing and Event Branding
Team Leadership • Contract Negotiations • Vendor Negotiations

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Professional Experience

VM World
San Francisco
Cisco Systems
Accent Events, Trade Show Coordinator 2012
• Crowd Gathering
• Talking to potential clients and gathering leads
• Facilitating an interactive theater experience for guests
• Facilitate booth cocktail reception
• Interact with Demo Professionals and bring leads to each demo station
• Access daily number of leads collected and report to VP of marketing

National Association of Broadcasters
Las Vegas
Cameron Pace Group-James Cameron, Sports Broadcasting in 3D
Clear Voice Marketing, Trade Show Manager/Personal Assistant 2011
• Personal Assistant to James Cameron for opening day
• Facilitate the key note opening day meeting for 2,000 + guests
• Schedule and facilitate press conferences
• Schedule and facilitate meetings throughout the show
• Working with trade show vendors and suppliers
• Working with high profile client to ensure a smooth show

Fabric and Textile Show
Chicago and Dallas
Independent Contractor, Trade Show Manager 2002-2004
• Both design and set up
• Event Branding
• Working with trade show vendors and suppliers
• Working with client to ensure a quality show
• Problem solving during the show
• Facilitate booth product sales and tracking
• Follow up with client after the show

IAPPA Convention
International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
New Orleans, Florida, Las Vegas, Texas, Atlanta
Independent Contractor, Trade Show Manager 1996-2000
• Both set-up
• Event Branding
• Working with trade show vendors and suppliers
• Schedule shipping and delivery of large amusement park equipment
• Working with client to ensure a quality show
• Scheduling meeting and contract negotiations for high profile prospective buyers
• Working on the trade show floor in any needed capacity
• Problem solving during the show
• Manage all travel and hotel for client attendees
• Follow up with client after the show

Children's Fashion Expo
New York
Independent Contractor, Trade Show Manager 1995-2000
• Both design and set-up
• Event Branding
• Working with trade show vendors and suppliers
• Working with client to ensure a smooth show
• Problem solving during the show
• Material shipping to and from show
• Manage all travel and hotel for client attendees
• Follow up with client after the show

Other Management Work Experience
Given upon request

References
Given upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Event Planning
Branding