More About Anita
Anita Triggs, MS, MBA, CMP
With a strong desire to learn more about running her own business, she went back to school and completed her MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurship at Northern Kentucky University. She has planned a wide range of events that include meetings, galas, weddings and large-scale social events for individuals, non-profits and the business community. The DC Chamber of Commerce, Ashland, Glaxo-Smith Kline, Ethicon-Endo Surgery, and the Association of Fraternity Advisors are some of the organizations she has worked with in the past.
She is committed to teamwork, innovation, and responding to her customers’ needs. She has extensive experience in diversity cultivation and building rapport with executive, senior and mid-level clientele. In addition to her significant experience in meeting and event planning, she has an extensive background in group facilitation, leadership development, community relations, and public speaking. She is a lifelong learner and looks forward to new and challenging experiences in the meetings and event industry.
CERTIFICATIONS/TRAINING/ACADEMIC & LEADERSHIP HONORS
Kouzes and Posner’s Leadership Challenge Facilitator Training, International Leadership Associates, August 2016.
The Effective Facilitator, Leadership Strategies, May 2015.
Business of Meetings Certification, ASAE, June 2014.
Certified Meeting Planner (CMP), Convention Industry Council, May 2014.
Golden Key International Honor Society, November 2007.
Fifth Third Bank Entrepreneurship Institute Endowment Fund Scholarship Recipient, May 2007.
European Summer School for Advanced Management Scholarship Recipient & Attendee, Denmark, July 2007.
Direct Marketing Education Foundation Scholarship Recipient & Seminar Attendee, New York, NY, February 2006.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Meeting Professionals International – Potomac Chapter
PCMA: Professional Convention Management Association – Washington, DC Chapter