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Kristin Thompson, CMP CMM

The Meeting Pro, LLC

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The Meeting Pro, LLC

 

Bio

I am an energetic and efficiency-driven meeting and event management professional. I have an innate ability to visualize meeting concepts and transform ideas into reality.

I am highly approachable and professional planner with skill in working under pressure and adapting to quickly changing situations.

I have over 25 years in meeting and event management, trade show management, catering, and destination management. I am currently employed by Topgolf JACKSONVILLE as Event Sales Manager.

My past experiences include director of Events for PGA TOUR Experiences, Director of Catering at the Renaissance World Golf Village, where I founded their in house Destination Management Department.

As an Event & Destination Manager for the Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa for 7 years, I received the Interstate Hotels and Resorts Top 10 Convention Service Managers of the Year award for producing more than 200% of her annual forecasted revenue. I was also nominated for Manager of the Quarter throughout my tenure.

My other career experiences include positions as a Senior Meeting Planner for Allied Domecq Wines and Spirits and Dunkin Brands, Inc., and as a Meeting & Tradeshow Manager for QTW Meetings.

In addition to the wealth of experience I bring to this industry, I also hold the Certified Meeting Professional and Certified Meeting Manager designations, which are highly recognized throughout the meetings industry. I currently serve on the board of Meeting Planners International of North Florida as President Elect.

I am formerly a Massachusetts resident; currently residing in Jacksonville, Fla. I earned an associate degree in Applied Science with a major in travel/tourism from Bay State Junior College in Boston, Mass.

Primary Industry Served

  • Arts / Photo / Entertainment / Sports / Recreation