director of site selection
Good at: Pop culture trivia
Known for: Selflessness
Guilty of: 10:00 a.m. Pepsi
Lauren Andrews joined Meeting Expectations in 2006. She is responsible for researching and contracting venues for clients and meetings of all sizes.
Lauren has worked with diverse market segments including agriculture, education, entertainment/film, finance, food service, franchising, human resources management, insurance, logistics, manufacturing, non-profit, religious, salon/spa and technology, to find their ideal venues.
Lauren served on the Fort Lauderdale Customer Advisory Board from 2011-2013 and on the Las Vegas Millennial Customer Advisory Board in 2015. Currently, she sits on the San Francisco Self-Contained Advisory Council as well as Two Roads Hospitality Group Meetings Advisory Council. She previously worked for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company for three years.
Her commitment to excellence was recognized by Meeting Expectations when she was awarded the Employee of the Year award in 2007. In addition, ConventionSouth magazine designated Lauren as a Meeting Professional to Watch in 2015. Lauren earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing with a minor in hospitality from Georgia State University.