RVE Talks

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Upcoming Talks

Cindy @ GMID •  April 6, 2017
Cindy @ GMID • April 6, 2017

Cindy will be speaking on the Austin economic panel on Global Meetings Industry Day about how the meetings industry means business! Click here to find out more about GMID.

Rachel @ NACE •  April 11, 2017
Rachel @ NACE • April 11, 2017

Rachel will be speaking on the April DMC Panel at NACE Austin about the role of a Destination Manager alongside other Austin DMCs. Click here to register.

Don't worry – talks are coming.
Don't worry – talks are coming.

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Recent Past Talks

Cindy @ SEPA - Texas State University •  April 1, 2017
Cindy @ SEPA - Texas State University • April 1, 2017

Cindy was asked to speak to the students of Texas State University about RVE's line of work in the corporate event planning business. This was a closed event to SEPA members.

Cindy @ MPI Texas Hill Country  •  Mar 21, 2017
Cindy @ MPI Texas Hill Country • Mar 21, 2017

It's all about the event experience! Cindy spoke at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX about how to enhance your event experiences, brand engagement, emotional/shareable experiences and so much more. Click here to find out more.

Cindy @ ILEA Day of Education  •  Feb 27, 2017
Cindy @ ILEA Day of Education • Feb 27, 2017

Cindy was on a panel with fellow Austin DMC Roundtable members to discuss PCMA 2017 and the long-term impact on the Austin events industry. Click here to learn more.

Cindy @ Singapore Tourism Board  •  Jan 12, 2017
Cindy @ Singapore Tourism Board • Jan 12, 2017

Cindy spoke to the Singapore Tourism Board about meeting trends & how Austin stays innovative with their events year-round.

Cindy @ PCMA Convening Leaders •  Jan 9, 2017
Cindy @ PCMA Convening Leaders • Jan 9, 2017

Cindy sat on a panel at the PCMA Convening Leaders conference alongside fellow Austin DMC Roundtable members to talk about what they did different as well as what processes were in place to make the opening reception a successful production.

Cindy @ Convening Leaders TV  •  Jan 9, 2017
Cindy @ Convening Leaders TV • Jan 9, 2017

Cindy spoke about coming together with fellow Austin DMC Roundtable members to produce the Convening Leaders PCMA 2017 Opening Reception at Palmer Events Center.

Update: Click here to watch the interview


Archive

ILEA Live

Cindy was on the Creativity at Play panel during ILEA Live 2016. The panel explored ways to think creatively when challenged with short lead times, tight budgets & demanding projects. Click here to read more about the conference.

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Wedding Network

Cindy participated in a roundtable discussion about branding & marketing your events at the Wedding Network Austin Chapter August Meeting. Click here to read more about the meeting.

NewCo

The Business Development team presented RVE's unique marketing strategy that focuses on spreading the company's culture at NewCo Austin 2016.

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NACE

Cindy played the role of Barbara Walters as she interviewed Linda Atkins, Vice President of Services and Mary Kay Hackley, Vice President of Strategic Alliances for the Austin Convention & Vistors Bureau.

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Meridian

Cindy was invited to give an inspirational speech about her journey after high school to the first graduating senior class at Meridian School, a public, tuition-free charter school.

HSMAI

Cindy presented on the Destination Marketing topic at the HSMAI Austin chapter meeting. Click here to read more about the meeting.

ADMEI

Does your company have a digital marketing manifesto? Cindy Lo and Eda Ozden with MEP Turkey spoke about your company's online presence. Read more about the conference here.

SITE

Stormi went to Birmingham, AL for SITE Southeast USA Annual Summit. She was invited to present on going paperless and tablet technology specifically for event planners. Read more about the event here.

HBA

Cindy, along with other Austin Startups, sat down with Texas Honors Business Association students who were interested in entrepreneurship. This event was closed to UT students.

TEC

Discover more at the 2015 Texas Education Conference, Dive Deep, organized by MPI THCC. Cindy dove into all social media platforms as well as what to look for when hiring your in-house Marketing Manager.

ACC

Joanna & Cindy will have an open discussion with the current Austin Community College students about what it takes to work for a DMC and what advantages there are to having a dedicated Transportation Coordinator in-house. This is a closed event.

ADMEI

Rachel was on the panel for "Discover More Clients" at ISES Austin October Monthly Meeting where she, alongside other Austin DMCs, discussed how to best work with a Destination Management Company.

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MPI

Stormi provided guidance in the application and test-taking processes in Domain G, Meeting & Event Design. Click here to read more about the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) program.

Event Show

Cindy was in Sochi for Event Show's 10th anniversary conference to speak on the latest trends + design and how to get inspired to stay ahead of the curve. Read more about the conference here.

IAEE

Cindy & Stormi co-presented on #GetSociallyOrganized at the International Association of Exhibitions and Events – Central Texas Chapter (IAEE-CTC) Educational Luncheon. It was a hands-on, more than 140 characters long meeting!

NACE

Stormi presented on going paperless – reducing the paper piles & find your desk again at NACE Austin's October Dinner Meeting.

St. Edward's

Sarah has been invited to speak at a closed panel at St. Edward's University about Careers in Event Management.

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SITE

Cindy was invited to be the moderator on the topic "Color Me Creative" during SITE Texas Creative Roadshow Week.

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SITE

Cindy was invited to be the moderator on the topic "Color Me Creative" during SITE Texas Creative Roadshow Week.

Update: Follow the hashtag #SITECRW15

SITE

Cindy was invited to be the moderator on the topic "Color Me Creative" during SITE Texas Creative Roadshow Week.

Update: Follow the hashtag #SITECRW15

NEAWP

Cindy discussed how to engage clients for their ancillary events beyond the ma­in event at Topgolf for the Nuptial Essentials Association of Wedding Professionals (NEAWP) lunch.

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ISES Live

Cindy discussed design trends and predictions with the Design Panel at ISES Live, New Orleans 2015. As well as the difference between corporate and social design.

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UBC

Cindy was invited to speak at ISES Austin's 2015 Day of Education. She spoke about "Entrepreneurship & Growing Your Business".

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UBC

Cindy was asked to speak on a webinar about social media for the Student Event Planners Association (SEPA) as a part of their new Professional Development Program. "Social Media 101" was about using social media in the event industry and how to use it to your advantage in obtaining a job.

Update: Watch the webinar here

UBC

Cindy was invited to speak at a closed meeting of Austin Connect, an organization that connects UT student members with entrepreneurs, business leaders and other influential members of the City of Austin community. She shared her experiences of running a growing company.

UBC

For the second year in a row, Stormi, RVE's Director of Professional Services, was asked to speak at SITE Texas' Annual Technology Summit on how to ditch the on-site binder for a tablet. Stormi held an introductory session called "iPad 101" and a more advanced one called "iPad 201".

UBC

Cindy has been invited to speak at a closed panel Undergraduate Business Council (UBC) chapter meeting, elaborating on her experience and topics shared at the April 21 meeting.

UBC

CBA Events Room. McCombs School, UT Austin

Cindy has been invited to speak at Beyond Business, a workshop and networking event the Asian Business Students Association (ABSA) co-hosts with the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC) to help students find out ways that they can use their degrees in unexpected ways. Professionals in music, food and other industries join Cindy to speak on their varying experiences.

ISES North Carolina

Live Online – ISES Hangouts on Air

Cindy had been invited to speak at an ISES Greater Triangle North Carolina chapter meeting on the subject of "Entrepreneurship: Starting, Growing & Maintaining your Business," sharing her "Top Ten on How to Grow Your Business." She will also attend an intimate lunch & learn sharing what she wishes she had known 10+ years ago before starting her own business.

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ISES Vancouver

Live Online – ISES Hangouts On Air

Learn more and RSVP here to watch Cindy live on a panel with 5 other people ISES members for ISES Vancouver's "Proposals and Presentations." It's free to attend! Use hashtag #ISES02-12-14 and #ISESHangouts to join the conversation.

Texas Belles

Waggener Hall, Austin, TX

The Texas Belles Event Planning Organization has invited Cindy to speak to their UT Austin student members about how she founded her own business and how she is growing it successfully.

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LeaderShape

Newcombe Tennis Ranch, New Braunfels, TX

LeaderShape is held on hundreds of campuses around the country and in January 2014 will be brought to UT Austin's McCombs School of Business. Cindy is part of the Guest Leader Forum to speak on her personal philosophies of leadership, ethics, integrity, and the meaning of success.

UT BHP

Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX

Cindy graduated from UT Austin's Business Honors Program in 1998 and was recently asked to be the 2013 McCombs BBA commencement speaker. Cindy was also honored with the McCombs Rising Star Award in 2013, which is given to only two McCombs alumni annually who have been successful professionally, and have helped strengthen the McCombs Alumni Network. She is honored to be chosen for both.

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