23 Mar JDC Events CEO Winner of 2018 Smart Women in Meetings Award
Silver Spring, MD – Jennifer D. Collins, CMP, President & CEO of award-winning event design company JDC Events, has been named a 2018 Smart Women in Meetings Awards winner. Designed to honor and celebrate top-performing women in the meetings industry, the Smart Women in Meetings Awards recognizes female meeting professionals in six prestigious categories including Visionaries, Industry Leaders, Innovators, Entrepreneurs, Trail Blazers and Rising Stars.
Now in its third year, the awards platform has gained rapid notoriety and serves as a notable metric of achievement for meeting planners nationwide. Nominated by their peers and colleagues, and ranked against hundreds of their extraordinary meeting peers, these award winners earned top recognition for their hard work and contributions to the meetings industry.
Jennifer has earned recognition in the Entrepreneur category for her commendable contribution to the meetings industry.
“What a great honor to be recognized among such an inspirational group of women,” said Jennifer D. Collins, CMP, President & CEO. “I am blessed to work with such a great team within my own company and among our valued partners to design meaningful event experiences for our clients.”
“I’m delighted to award all of our dedicated 2018 Smart Women in Meetings Awards winners for their outstanding accomplishments and profound contribution to our industry,” said Smart Meetings founder and CEO, Marin Bright. We’re a female-driven industry and it’s more important than ever to honor and support our female meeting ambassadors and pay tribute to their diligence, talent and extraordinary work ethic.”
Smart Women in Meetings Awards winners will be featured in the March 2018 edition of Smart Meetings print and digital magazines, receive extensive online coverage and receive on-stage honors at the third annual Smart Woman Summit in partnership with Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau on April 19, 2018 at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfont.
JDC Events is a woman-owned, award winning event design company that creates distinctive and impactful events for corporate, government and non-profit clients. For more information, please visit www.jdc-events.com and follow JDC Events on Twitter @JDC_llc.
View a discussion at the Smart Meetings website featuring Jennifer’s work here.
View a complete list of the 2018 Winners here.
Jennifer D. Collins is the founder, President, and CEO of JDC Events. She is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Digital Events Strategist (DES) and well known events industry thought leader. She is Vice Chair of the Board for WBEC Metro NY and WBEC Greater DMV, a member of the Women’s Presidents Organization (WPO), and the Author of Events Spark Change: A Guide to Designing Powerful and Engaging Events.