Heather Seasholtz, CMP – Director of Meetings and Events
Since 2000, Heather has been in the meeting and event management industry on both the supplier partner and client sides of our industry. She has planned meetings in healthcare, scientific, corporate and not for profit environments. She is a Certified Meeting Professional.
Heather began her career with ARAMARK in foodservice through institutional dining and catering and quickly discovered meeting planning. Her meeting planning experience includes corporate meetings and events for a large international publishing company and an industrial/construction buying group. Additionally, Heather has significant experience planning and executing healthcare meetings including product launches, advisory boards, sales training, investigator meetings, and many educational programs consisting of CME and other accreditations. Most recently, Heather worked for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) where she managed the logistics of the 18,000+ attendee Annual Meeting, as well as planned or assisted with the 25-30 other AACR yearly meetings.
Heather is a member of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and is on the Emerging Leaders Committee with the local Greater Philadelphia Chapter. She sits on the Board of the Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society, which is an alumni group that supports the School of Hospitality at Penn State University. She also speaks to a class of Penn State students each semester about meeting planning and serves as a mentor to the students.