Alissa Torchia, CMP

Senior Conference Manager

Alissa joined the Meeting Expectations team in 2016, where she uses her robust project management and event planning background to strengthen client events. Her fortes lie in keeping a close eye on details, logistics and vendor management, where constant communication is key to delivering a memorable event experience. Her current clients include Riverbed Technology, The Association of Financial Technology, and Arby’s. Alissa has more than five years of meeting and event planning experience and is a Certified Meeting Professional.


Alissa attended Georgia College, where she earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master's in Public Administration.  


Most recently, she worked at Omnience Events, where she was the Logistics Manager for both the IBM World of Watson Conference and the Digital Solutions Cooperative Conference. Prior to that, Alissa worked as the Manager of Meetings & Events for the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA).

Certified Meeting Professional
Why Do I Love Events and Associations?

“I love events because I get to play a part in helping client goals and ideas come full circle!”

Fun Facts
  • Alissa has an identical twin sister.
  • She loves to escape to the north Georgia mountains where she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and camping.
  • She’s addicted to CycleBar and coffee.

How Can We Help You? +1 404.240.0999

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