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Student Insight Series

September 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm5:30 pm PDT

You never know when a casual coffee chat could change the course of your career. Networking is one of the best ways to find a new job, but it’s also an effective and exciting way to keep expanding your connections, even when you’re not job hunting.

Please join us on Tuesday, September 21, at 4pm PDT, for Sippin with Students, hosted by Southwest & Pacific Chapter of PCMA. Register now to gain tips and valuable advice in an informal setting from a group of successful event professionals while collaborating with other PCMA student members.

Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Time: 4pm – 5:30pm PDT
Who: Students
What: Sippin’ with Students
Where: Zoom Meetings (Call-in details will be provided to you upon registration)
Cost: Complimentary

Questions? Please contact Adrien Aloi, Board Member, [email protected]

Meet Our Panelists

Lisa Lewis
Lisa has over 28 years of experience in the luxury hotel market including on-property and in global sales. She is involved with Sunbelt MPI and AZSAE as well as a Board Member for the PCMA Southwest Pacific Chapter. She was awarded top Global Sales Manager by Global Cynergies and various awards at ALHI.




Todd Hester
Todd Hester, Regional Vice President of Venues for Encore, has been in the live events / hospitality industry for 24 years and brings a diverse background through working closely with multiple market segments, hotel chains and ownership groups from the Rockies to the Hawaiian Islands. He has held roles in his organization from Technician to Venue Director to Divisional Leadership. In his current role, he supports Encore’s venue operations in Los Angeles and Hawaii.



Casey Shields
Casey Shields has been a professional in the Meetings and Events industry for over 20 years. Beginning her career at The Venetian Hotel Resort & Casino, Casey transitioned to a medium-sized General Contractor before spending ten years with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. She now leads the group sales efforts for Las Vegas’s newest attraction Meow Wolf. Casey sits on the board for PCMA Southwest & Pacific Chapter as well as the Las Vegas Hospitality Association.


September 21, 2021
4:00 pm– 5:30 pm PDT