Director of Sites and Contract Services
Lauren Andrews joined Meeting Expectations in 2006. She is responsible for researching and contracting venues for clients and meetings of all sizes.
Lauren earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing with a minor in hospitality from Georgia State University.
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.
- Why Do I Love Events and Associations?
“I love events and associations because every day is different and brings a new challenge. Each day there is a new hotel coming online, a hotel going under construction or a new site search. I’m able to learn something new every day.”
- Fun Facts
- Lauren is a huge sports fan and loves cheering for the Georgia Bulldogs.
- Lauren’s favorite place to vacation is the beach.
- Lauren is currently a member of the San Francisco Self-Contained Meetings Advisory Council and the Two Roads Hospitality Group Meetings Advisory Council.