Heather Seasholtz, CMP-Fellow, DES is the Vice President, Conference Operations at Conference Managers and has been in the meeting, event, and operational management industry since 2000. Heather takes pride in leading collaborative teams and enjoys mentoring emerging professionals and college students entering the meeting and event industry. She has worked on large city-wide conventions of 60,000 attendees, smaller incentive meetings, domestic programs, international congresses, and everything in between.
Heather is the co-creator of the award-winning Pandemic Compliance Advisor (PCA) course designed to ensure safe and healthy practices are implemented, communicated, and effectively carried out throughout the entire meeting cycle. The course won the 2021 Global Award for Adaptation and Innovation presented by the Events Industry Council.
She is a member of the inaugural class of CMP-Fellows (Certified Meeting Professional) from the Events Industry Council, has earned her Digital Event Strategist (DES) certification, is an active member of PCMA, and is an advocate for the meetings and events industry.