Elisa Trotter is a 15-year veteran of the hospitality and event industry. Currently, she is an implementation consultant for CVENT, partnering with organizations to implement best-in-class business practices for enterprise clients. Prior to her current role, Trotter developed and led the events department at a local Fortune 500 company for six years. Trotter’s experiences also includes venue management, food-service/catering, tradeshows & marketing, and third-party planning. She earned her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in 2009, and the Certification in Meetings Management (CMM) designation in 2011. Trotter is a member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and is currently the VP of Education for the San Diego chapter.