With over 19+ years of experience within the events/hospitality industry, Ms. Hewitt currently oversees the logistical design of 25+ PEI conferences/events. Her role outlines a broad range of responsibilities, including event sourcing, contract negotiations and execution, budget & forecasting, exhibits & sponsorship, food & beverage, audio-visual, and marketing development for the organization’s 12+ media brand publications. Before joining PEI, Suzette has worked in various event management areas for several non-profit & corporate affiliates; Advertising Research Foundation, Informa USA, Girl Scouts of The USA, Source-Media, & the American Thoracic Society. She holds her BA from the State University of NY at Albany. As well as her CMP designation. Ms. Hewitt is an active member of the Professional Convention Management Association NY chapter. She has a Certificate in Meeting, Planning, Special Event Management from NYU School of Professional Studies, and a Certificate in Virtual Events & Meetings Management, with the Event Leadership Institute.