Welcome to Meeting Planning Services

  The Meeting Planning Services (MPS) team offers internal Marriott corporate clients assistance with planning and delivering high quality meetings, events and conferences.

Our goal is simple: to build valuable partnerships with our stakeholders while producing excellent events and optimizing your overall spend. Our team is designed to guide you through the planning, execution and follow up process of a variety of events. We offer full-service meeting logistics and create custom event strategies based upon individual program needs. From small meetings to large conferences, we supervise and coordinate the strategic, operational and logistics activities necessary for the production of successful events.

MPS has produced complex programs on behalf of all of Marriott’s brands and discipline conferences, leadership forums, customer events, tradeshows and industry events. Our team offers oversight of sponsorship strategies, sales and on-site execution for events requiring sponsorship funding. Check out our Services section for more details.


Jennifer Kellogg
Senior Director, MPS

Laura Childs
Senior Manager, MPS

Lisa Estala
Senior Manager, MPS

Paul Tramonte
Senior Manager, MPS

Jenny Zavala
Senior Manager, MPS

Sherry Loveland
Senior Manager

Casie Kiel
Manager, MPS

Abigail Fischer
Senior Program Specialist, MPS


January 10-13 PCMA Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC Paul Tramonte
February 7-9 Global Operators Meeting JW Marriott Marquis, Miami, FL Laura Childs
March 9 ASAE BOD Dinner Smithsonian Castle, The Commons, Washington, DC Jenny Zavala
March 20-23 Pharma Forum New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY Lisa Estala
April 26-30 Global Law Summit Marriott Marquis Washington DC Laura Childs
May 2-5 Travel Partners Conference (TPC) Atlantis Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas Lisa Estala
May 9-13 Worldwide Business Council Meeting Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Paul Tramonte
May 22-25 President's Circle JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa Jenny Zavala
June 1-4 Association Masters Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA Laura Childs
June 15-17 IBTM America Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, TN Lisa Estala
June 18-22 IPW JW Marriott New Orleans, New Orleans, LA Jenny Zavala
July 13-17 Chairman's Circle   Hotel Arts Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Jenny Zavala
July 17-20 GBTA TBD, Denver, CO Lisa Estala
August ASAE Tradeshow TBD Lisa Estala
October 18-20 IMEX America TBD, Las Vegas, NV Lisa Estala
October Full Service Owners Conference (MINA) TBD Jennifer Kellogg
December 7-10 Corporate Partnership Conference (CPC) JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ Jenny Zavala
December 6-18 IAEE Expo Expo! TBD, Anaheim, CA Lisa Estala
December Holiday Showcase TBD, Chicago, IL Casie Kiel

Global Meeting Planning Services | 10400 Fernwood Rd | Bethesda, MD 20817 | 301.380.1000