Almeda Kyser, CGMP, CMP
Vice President, Conference Services
Almeda Kyser has 25 years of diverse experience in the hospitality and logistical support industry, including conference management, hotel management, project management, and excellent customer service, which includes 12 years of service at Marriott International.
Ms. Kyser has extensive experience with arranging pre-meetings with clients to discuss requirements to identify dates, timelines and appropriate meeting facilities for conferences, meetings, seminars, and workshops. She has conducted site searches and negotiated hotel contracts to obtain meeting space and lodging; audio visual contracts to secure adequate and appropriate audio-visual needs that are conducive to conferences for federal and non-federal agencies.
Her 25 years of experience includes pre-planning and executing meetings, virtual meetings, and global live streaming meetings ranging from 5 to 5,000 participants.
She has supported contracts involving the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Federal Highway Administration, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living, and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Her skills are essential in developing and preparing meeting agendas, participant lists, audio visual production scripts, posters, PowerPoint slides, banners, registration reports, on-line registration procedures, preparing badges, meeting packets, tent cards, informational guides, and documents that are 508 compliant.