Events & Travel Incentive Planning
Karen is a Certified Meeting Professional with more than 30 years experience working with direct selling companies. She has a proven ability to meet clients’ meeting objectives while managing the essential details of an event. Karen specializes in vendor relations, contract negotiations, meeting specifications, budget analysis, air and ground transportation, off-site entertainment and food & beverage management.
Because she’s very diplomatic in negotiations, Karen can always be relied upon to orchestrate win-win solutions that lead to cost savings for her clients.
A Charter Founding Member and past President of the Greater Orlando Area Chapter of Meeting Planners Int’l., Karen has also been a guest lecturer at the University of Central Florida in the Hospitality Management Program.
Areas of Expertise
- RFP (Request for Proposal) Development
- Site/Venue Selection
- Contract Negotiations
- Travel Incentive Program Development
- Food & Beverage Planning
- Onsite Program Management
- Travel & Transportation
Karen is the quintessential events planner, with an incredibly high level of knowledge and skill and who ensures every minor and major detail is taken care of. She is a great professional who understands the needs of everyone attending, from the newest sales person to the celebrity guest speaker.”
Paula Antonini, Former Executive
The Body Shop at Home*
*This person may have been working for a different company during their engagement with SCP.