2019 Conference Planning Committee
ChairMonett (MO) Chamber of Commerce
Suzanne Shirey IOM
Sapulpa (OK) Chamber of Commerce
Treasurer, Sponsorship Chair, AEDCE Representative, Board MemberArkansas Economic Developers & Chamber Executives
Gardner Edgerton (KS) Chamber of Commerce
Jeanine McKenna IOM
Past Chair, Planning & Logistics ChairEmporia (KS) Chamber of Commerce
Josh Driskell IOM
Jenks (OK) Chamber of Commerce
Drew Dugan IOM, CCE
Greater Oklahoma City (OK) Chamber
Conway (AR) Area Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, CCEM Representative
Missouri (MO) Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Fort Scott (KS) Chamber of Commerce
Matt McCormick IOM, CCE
Columbia (MO) Chamber of Commerce
Little Rock (AR) Regional Chamber
Board MemberCallaway (MO) Chamber of Commerce
Perry Webb IOM, CCE
Board MemberSpringdale (AR) Chamber of Commerce
Ruth Littlefield IOM, CCE
MAKO Association ManagerLittlefield Management Solutions
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Marketing & Promotions
This committee is responsible for developing and implementing marketing initiatives and activities to increase awareness of the conference and attract attendees, sponsors, speakers, etc. This committee will provide compelling and innovative promotional materials and social media information in order to enhance attendance.
Planning & Logistics
This committee is responsible for executing logistic elements associated with the event coordination, that include conference hotel contract and attendee registrations. Strong communication with other committees, as to their needs in relation with this committee’s focus, is prudent to the success of the conference as a whole.
This committee is responsible for developing conference session content and securing speakers for the annual conference, both keynote and breakout sessions. Other responsibilities include planning activities, outside of educational, that connect attendees with each other.
Sponsors & Exhibitors
This committee is responsible for the solicitation and fulfillment of sponsors and exhibitors for the conference. Committee members will develop an agreement outlining benefits of each along with marketing and benefits. They will also work with these businesses/organizations to determine their needs for exhibitor space throughout the conference