This one-hour strategy session includes a preliminary review of your answers to our detailed questionnaire followed by a 60-minute “brainery” session filled with business coaching and solution opportunities. The sessions with wedding industry veteran Kawania Wooten will take place via Zoom, FaceTime or on the phone.
About your Professional Wedding Industry Expert: Kawania Wooten, CMP, is an innovative event management executive, who excels at competitive strategic planning, convention and trade show management, and volunteer management. Her expertise lies in developing operational and programmatic initiatives that provide added value, reduce operational costs, streamline internal processes, and standardize association policies and procedures. As the owner of Howerton+Wooten Events and the Enlightened Creative, Kawania was challenged with the expansive task of creating high-caliber events for an annual convention of 5,000+ attendees. Using her strength in contract negotiations, logistics management, budget management, and strategic marketing, she was able to energize the client’s staff to make considerable enhancements to the overall attendee experience. As the director of industry affairs for the National Cable Telecommunications Association (NCTA), Kawania has planned events for Washington DC lobbyists, cable television senior executives, and some of the country’s most infamous media moguls. Kawania has received awards for her customer service, and her innovative implementations in conference management. She earned her Certified Meeting Professional designation in 2004. Kawania authored numerous event industry articles and books, and she has been featured in “ESSENCE” magazine, “WASHINGTONIAN Weddings,” “Refinery 29,” “InStyle,” “Martha Stewart Weddings,” “Baltimore Weddings,” and numerous event planning and lifestyle magazines and blogs. She holds a Bachelors degree in Mass Media Arts from Hampton University, and she attended the Harvard Business School Executive Management Program in June of 2005 under the auspices of the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing.
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