Kate Gemmell Godfrey, CMP

Kate Gemmell Godfrey, CMP, provides conference management services for corporate clients including Riverbed Technology, Manhattan Associates, Arby’s Restaurant Group and MedAssets.


Kate has a degree in hospitality and tourism management from Virginia Tech and possesses the designation of Certified Meeting Professional (CMP).


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.


International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)


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.

Why Do I Love Events and Associations?

“I love events and associations because every day is new and different!”

Fun Facts
  • Kate attended Virginia Tech and is a huge Hokie fan.
  • Kate was a debutante.
  • Kate enjoys traveling and loves to visit new places.

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