Stephanie Fleisher

Freelance Event Planner & Order Processor

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Location:Brandon, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/stephaniefleisher
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$55
Rate/Hr
STEPHANIE FLEISHER
207 Springside Road | Longwood, FL 32779 | 407-415-9477 | www.sfleisher.com | SFleisher@live.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Outstanding team leader; event manager who has planned, coordinated and executed 100+ events (meetings, trade shows, conventions, government events, local and social events, theater events, public ticketed events, non-profit, community and cultural events) at the second largest convention center in the country and at one of the largest resort- convention centers worldwide

Team player that managed the successful execution of the 2009 and 2010 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (world’s largest modeling, simulation and training conference)

Results oriented professional for a national provider of audio, video and lighting. Captured sales growth opportunities that contributed $26M to the sales pipeline and a 13% increase in total revenues in first 17 months of employment

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
04/2013 - Current Freelance Event Producer Longwood, FL
Independent contractor for Event Production and Management Opportunities
Coordinated logistics for implementation of each production through thorough organization and detailed communication Facilitated site, planning and logistic meetings for flow and implementation of each event
Managed vendor partners and functionality of each role in conjunction with execution of logistical planning and delegation

09/2011- 02/2013 LMG- Business Development Manager Orlando, FL
Supported the company’s revenue goals through the development and implementation of business strategy and plans Managed a national sales team resulting in a 13% increase in total revenues from 2012 to 2013
Identified opportunities for sales lead generation through direct contact, presentations and relationship management Spearheaded and coordinated trade show participation on a quarterly basis
Restructured and implemented customer relationship management process to track and monitor team performance Key participant in the lobbying and acquisition for the Audio Visual in house contract for the Nashville Music City Center in Nashville, TN
Identified new marketing verticals for placement of solutions and services; presented to show producers to generate interest, share offerings and provide product and service suggestions

03/2007- 09/2011 Orange County Convention Center- Event Manager Orlando, FL
Facilitated planning, coordination, logistics management and execution of approximately 80+ events.
Excelled in delivery of multiple event types including meetings, trade shows, conventions, government events, local and social events, theater events, public ticketed events, non-profit, community and cultural events
Managed the successful execution of the 2009 and 2010 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (world’s largest modeling, simulation and training conference)
Coordinated activities with U.S. and U.K. intelligence agencies to ensure safety of VIPs at the 2008 Veterans of Foreign Wars Conference
Conducted pre-event and on-site communications with clients; advised of event specifications required for producing the events; prepared and reviewed event agendas to ensure flawless coordination for each event.
Coordinated with building operations personnel for providing service and equipment for each event (utilities, meeting room sets, lighting, A/C, docks, transportation, load in/move out)
Created and produced event documentation for all departments within the building; conducted daily communications with Orange County fire marshal to ensure fire codes are met for each event

04/2006- 03/2007 Gaylord Palms Resort- Conference Coordinator Kissimmee, FL
Led client and convention departments through strong communication and organized instruction
Key contributor to daily tie-down meetings and banquet event order meetings; established additional meetings to ensure client expectations were met
Initiated improved schedules and group binders to promote communication between coordinators and building personnel

PERSONAL PASSION
04/2009- Current Swanky I Do’s- Owner/Professional Bridal Consultant Orlando, FL
Own and operate a design and planning company for intimate-to-large scale weddings.
Manage a team of independent contractors and vendors to support the design and execution of each event. Lead Designer for creativity and innovation with each event design
Delivered outstanding client experiences by collaborating with leading industry vendors
Implemented successful processes and procedures for streamlining best practices and delivery of service

SOFTWARE & APPLICATIONS
SalesForce
Daylight
EBMS
Micros
QuickBooks
Meeting Matrix
Microsoft Office-Word Microsoft Office- Excel Microsoft Office- Power Point Microsoft Office- Publisher Microsoft Office- Outlook

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Mac-Pages Mac-Numbers Mac-Keynote Mac-iCalendar Mac-Email GoTo Meeting VTC
SMART Technology
Brigit Conferencing Technology Nutshell
Wedding Wire Brides Choice Award – 2011 & 2012
Orange County Mayor Award for Outstanding Performance – 2009 & 2010
Orange County Convention Center ‘Making a Difference’ Award for outstanding client reviews White House Communications Agency recognition for Outstanding Performance – 2008

EDUCATION
Certified Event Manager (Certificate)
University of Central Florida – Rosen College of Hospitality Management, Continuing Education
Professional Bridal Consultant – Professional Study Program
Association of Bridal Consultants – Professional Designation
Bachelor of Science – Hospitality & Tourism Management
University of Central Florida – Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Hospitality Honor Student – Eta Sigma Delta
Skills (2) Rating
Event Planning
Order Processing