15 years working experience in the Event Management industry to provide quality support with planning & logistics coordination of special events. With excellent organizational, verbal and written communication & the exceptional ability to work in a fast-paced environment b

Experience

  • Event Manager

    at Altron

    April 2007 - June 2019

    Gauteng

    Planning & managing an event from conception through to staging o Event bookings & quotations o Liason with vendors, exhibitors & stakeholder prior & during the event to ensure that everything is in order. o Function Sheet Management o Supervision and co-ordination of daily operation of set-ups & services o Facilitate meetings & site visits with clients o Menu & catering planning o Ensuring services meet clients specifications o Liaising with clients & obtaining function details & facilitate the smooth execution of events o Ensuring event contracts are correct & in place, invoices processed & payments received o General office administration duties incl. filing, data base management, ordering of stationery & equipment maintenance. o Debtors control – invoicing of clients & payment collections o Procurement – Raising & processing of purchase orders on Oracle o Ensuring that health & safety measures are in place & enforced – Divisional SHE Representative

  • Event Manager

    at Volkswagen Conference Centre

    October 2005 - March 2007

    Gauteng

    Planning and managing an event from conception through to staging o Event bookings and quotations o Function Sheet Management o Supervision and co-ordination of daily operation of set-ups and services o Facilitate meetings and site visits with clients o Liaison & negotiation with all vendors to ensure that clients requirements & needs are met o Liason with vendors, exhibitors and stakeholder prior and during the event to ensure that everything is in order. 3 o Liaising with clients and obtaining function details and facilitate the smooth execution of an event o Ensuring that event contracts are in place, invoice payments received o General office administration duties incl. filing, data base management, ordering of stationery & equipment maintenance.

  • Senior Travel Consultant

    at Magic Travel

    March 2001 - September 2005

    Gauteng

    Leisure & Corporate Travel Consultant o Tailor-made itineraries for all aspects of both domestic, regional and international including land and air travel o Liaising with South African and International tour operators and airlines o Visa arrangements, travel insurance and foreign exchange arrangements o Group and Incentive Travel

  • Intermediate Travel Consultant

    at Impact Travel

    April 1996 - February 2001

    Free State

     Leisure & Corporate Travel Consultant  Tailor-made itineraries for all aspects of both domestic, regional and international including land and air travel  Liaising with South African and International tour operators and airlines  Visa arrangements, travel insurance and foreign exchange arrangements

Education

  • Oracle Procurement

    at In House Training

    2014 - at Present (6 years)

  • Rendezvous

    at In House Training

    2007 - at Present (13 years) Gauteng

  • Diploma in Travel & Tourism

    at Birnam Business College

    1995 - 1995 (1 year) Gauteng

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Native

Hives