Cookie Walner, CMP, CEM, CMM, CAE, HMCC, Global Program Manager, ConferenceDirect
Cookie Walner received the Volunteer of the Year Award from International Association of Exhibitions and Events. She is recognized for dedicating her time to the progress and fulfillment of a committee or task force on which she serves.
Janet Cooper, CMP, Director of Meetings and Convention Services, RSNA
Jane Cooper, CMP is the Professional Excellence Award finalist for the Digital Event Strategist of the Year.
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Barbara Connell, CAE, CMP, Chief Executive Officer, ASGE
Barbara Connell, CAE, CMP, is the newly appointed CEO of ASGE. Additionally, she was the 2018 recipient of the GMC PCMA Broad Shoulders Award and previously won the Pillar Award for Excellence in Association Leadership in 2016.
Catherine McKenna, CMM, Vice President of Hospitality Partnerships, Five Star
Catherine McKenna, CMM, is newly appointed Vice President of Hospitality Partnerships at Five Star.
Jenny Lynch, National Sales Manager, VisitIndy
Jenny has recently been appointed National Sales Manager for VisitIndy. In this new role, she will cover the Chicago, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis markets. She was previously the regional director of sales for the Midwest at VisitDallas and national convention sales manager for the Midwest at VisitNorfolk.