Really good at: Multitasking
Known for: Multitasking with humor
Loves: Besides my family, WINNING and WINE!
Guilty as charged: Loving really bad TV, specifically Bravo Reality TV
Kate Gemmell Godfrey, CMP, provides conference management services for corporate clients including Riverbed Technology, Manhattan Associates and Arby’s Restaurant Group.
Kate has worked extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia, coordinating global programs ranging in attendance from 100 to 5,000. Prior to joining Meeting Expectations in November 2006, Kate worked for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, planning and coordinating over 50 events a year for the museum and its donors. At PGI Washington, DC, Kate was involved in many events, including the 2002 Virginia Governor’s Inauguration where she was active in organizing all events, including the two official inaugural balls.
In 2009, Kate was selected as one of ConventionSouth magazine’s “Meeting Professionals to Watch” for exhibiting outstanding professionalism, creativity and dedication in the meeting and convention industry. She is active in the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).
Kate has a degree in hospitality and tourism management from Virginia Tech and possesses the designation of Certified Meeting Professional (CMP).