The Director, Events is responsible for managing the planning and execution of IA conferences and events (both in-person and virtual) with a focus on creating a superb experience for attendees while streamlining internal processes to maximize attendee and sponsor satisfaction with IA events, and increase income, profit, retention and growth.
Creates a vision for each event from the perspective of an attendee’s experience.
Benchmarks other industry events to create a vision for how IA can raise the bar on its event activity
Presents recommendations to the Events Committee regarding elevating IA events
Thinks creatively and pragmatically with a willingness to consider many options, problem solve, build consensus and take directives as necessary.
Works closely with the events team to manage all aspects of the event process before, during and after the event and ensures that all components of planning are on track.
Manages each event’s budget and modifies as needed.
Conducts site selection and inspections, RFPs, and contract negotiations with venues and related vendors, including DMCs, decorators, etc.
The Insights Association protects and creates demand for the evolving Insights and Analytics industry by promoting the indisputable role of insights in driving business impact. IA is the non-profit trade association that serves as the hub of the Insights community, particularly in North America. Through the support of more than 30,000 Corporate and Individual members and guidance of its Board of Directors, the Insights Association works to Protect, Connect, Inform and Promote the Insights industry, allowing companies like Medallia to remain in the know and connected to initiatives, legislation, and the professionals in our community.