The Nominating Committee met to review the Leadership Nominations, and selected Susan from an extensive list of nominees. Susan has served for several terms, most recently as Director, Sponsorship & Fundraising for the 2011 – 2012 term, responsible for building partnerships and securing financial and in in-kind contributions for the Chapter. Additionally, she is the previous recipient of the Meeting Professional of the YearAward, Supplier category, presented annually to a member of MPI in recognition of outstanding association/ industry contributions, leadership and professionalism. The award is based on both international and chapter participation.
"Susan's new role recognizes her huge impact on MPI New England," said Meghan Welborn, Director of Sales and Marketing at VDA Productions. "There's enormous potential for us as an agency to secure our commitment to the educational development of our industry through this relationship. I know Susan will continue to bring the strategic and operational excellence that will get us all there."
VDA Productions brings visions and brands to life for Corporate Meetings, Tradeshows, Themed Events, Exhibits and Themed Retail Environments. The agency has produced events on a national and global scale, and employs a full-time team of experienced professionals including executive staff, creative designers, account executives, producers and production managers, carpenters, welders, sculptors, painters, lighting directors and audio engineers. VDA provides clientele with virtually turnkey event management solutions integrating all logistical, production, fulfillment and management aspects, with the majority of production needs being met fully in-house.