Jalene Bermudez, CMP


Founding Partner of Meeting Expectations with a 26-year history of leadership and accomplishments in the association & events industry, Jalene Bermudez resumed her role as president of Meeting Expectations in the summer of 2018. She is a tenured entrepreneur with a diverse skill set related to event design & architecture, logistics management, implementation of strategic initiatives for corporate and association clients.


Jalene earned a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management and marketing from Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado, and a CMP certification in 1996.


As president and founding partner of Meeting Expectations, Jalene Bermudez contributes to the development of company initiatives, bringing innovation to clients, developing strategic partnerships, sales initiatives and providing direction for evolution.

In 1992, Jalene launched Meeting Expectations as a full-service events management company focusing on the technology industry. Meeting Expectations evolved into a worldwide provider of diverse association management and conference management solutions. Jalene has lead client organizations to plan and execute brand experience events ranging from Sales Kick-offs, product launches, C-level forums to city-wide customer educational conferences, in multiple countries around the world.          

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)
Why Do I Love Events and Associations?

“I love events and associations because of the opportunity to meet people and get to know their industry and what is important for them to grow in their industry.”

What Inspires Me?

“Innovation for purpose.” Learning new things!

Fun Facts
  • Jalene is an amateur fossil collector and has over 20,000 shark's teeth. 
  • She volunteers for Sea Turtle Patrol in Florida. 
  • One of Jalene’s favorite quotes is, “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”
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It has been my personal privilege to work with Alex Murphy and the Site Selection team at Meeting Expectations for the last several years. Alex is the consummate professional both in negotiating and advocating for her clients and working with us as a hotel to streamline the process of moving business to the next level. The Meeting Expectations team is one that can truly tout themselves as experts in understanding what their customers want and need.

Sharon Vaughn San Antonio Marriott