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Jason P

Event Planning - 19 Years of Experience - Near 94519

Occupation:

Event Planning

Location:

Concord, CA

Education Level:

Associate

Will Relocate:

YES

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Areas of Expertise Audio Visual Management Solutions (AVMS), Pleasanton, CA 7/2014 - 5/2017 Lighting Design A Full-Service Event Production & Audio-Visual Service Provider Account Management Area Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Executive Producer, Project Manager MagicQ Lighting Software Set Design * Project m anaging and producing large events for hotels and venues in m y area Event Production Management exceeding $50k in technology or m ore - average $100kplus. M ost recent $220k Event Design * Producing, Technically Directing and Managing event teams Operations Management * Designing event branding and m arketing for clients Event Budgeting Management * Assisting in agenda and event development and esign d Event Management & Design * Designed complex, m ulti-faceted events including branding, arketing, overall m Sales Presentations theme, technical services, media services, internet services, etc. Event Marketing & Promotions * Negotiating contractual stipulations and conditions w ith venues, for clients. Project Management * Planned, organized & created event theme, branding, m arketing and m edia Creative Design * Event Budget Management Staff Development & Training * $5-8M in annual AV/production revenue from 5 locations with full teams Set Fabrication * Provided active sales m anagement, guidance and oversight of sales techniques and Client Relations Management process for key (VIP) high value events at venue locations that require assistance. Brand Development * Worked closely with AVMS employees to provide active mentorship for sales efforts Creative Problem Solving at hotel properties in assigned areas. Event Technologies Professional * Worked closely w ith AVMS Sales team to establish, implement, and enforce order Technical Planning entry and proactive sales practices. Microsoft Software CI/TY, Delphi * Works w ith Staging Division to convert existing venue customers into staging and Opera accounts. Event & Operational Scheduling * Leaded, performed and reinforced customer service standards to hotel venue teams VectorWorks/CAD and hotel venue leadership. Sketchup Make * Worked closely w ith N DHO and RVP's to drive hotel venue operations and sales Social Tables efforts for consistent healthy growth and improvement. * Worked closely with National Logistics Director to implement and enforce inventory Personal Attributes control processes. Genuine Leadership * Worked w ith EVP of Business Development and attended new hotel venue Industry Passion propositions as needed. Loyal and Honest * Builds and m aintains positive and professional relationships w ith AVMS leadership Dependable and Committed and attends necessary meetings as needed. Hard w orking and Dedicated * Collaborates on company-wide sales standards w ith Senior Leadership to be + Interpersonal Communicator implemented and enforced across all hotel venue locations. + Sales Communicator * Works w ith RVP's and Director's to develop and implement necessary regional + Operational Communicator and/or hotel venue sales S.O.P.'s as needed Polished Professional * Constantly develops and m aintains training initiatives on regional/local level based Easy to work with on established company sales standards Team Player * Develops and m aintains systems and structures for established sales practices to be held accountable to each AVMS salesperson. Constantly develops and maintains training initiatives on regional/local level based on established company sales standards * Assists with proper forecasting to the hotels. Presentation Services Audio Visual (PSAV), SF Bay Area, CA 2/2011 - 7/2014 A Full Live Event Production & Audio-Visual Service Provider Senior Sales Manager, Sales Manager * Designed events from start to finish, including overall theme and branding. * Increased revenue over previous year by 72% at assigned locations. * Assisted in re-establishing a positive relationship and a significant professional presence at assigned locations. * Secured the largest revenue generating event in multiple venue's history. * 5 million Total revenue managed at 3 assigned venues. * Increased venue ranking for assigned locations to top ten in company. * $880k secured for the first time in venue history in first two quarters of the first year.

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