Join the Reston Herndon Meeting Planners for our March Program:
Uncover the Mystery Behind Wi-Fi and Today's Event's Needs
March 20, 2014

8:00 am - 8:30  am - Networking Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am - Program


Sheraton Premiere
8661 Leesburg Pike

Tysons Corner, VA 22181



An open discussion of what service options are currently being offered across the industry and why.  Understanding how to identify needs early in the planning stages and site selection years out. Helping meeting planners find the right mix between attendee expectations, venue capabilities and event needs.

What benefits does the future of technology offer and what impact will that have on the events, the organizers and the venues that support them. 

Our speaker: 
Janet M. Allen-Smith
General Manager, Event Technology Services
Smart City at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Janet has 20 years experience in event, venue and project management. Her diverse background provides unsurpassed knowledge in best practices and industry standards. Currently, Janet directs all aspects of operations, sales, and service activities providing technology services to more than 100 events annually.

Prior to joining Smart City, Janet's experience included Atlanta's 1996 Centennial Olympics, Salt Lake's 2002 Winter Olympic Games and two major campus projects with Universal Studios and the Los Angeles Times.  Janet was stationed at RAF Woodbridge England with the US Air Force, loves travel, music and spending time with family, friends and her animals.   



Cost: Free

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