Speaker Bio: Dawn Penfold
Dawn Penfold, a former meeting professional, started Meetingjobs to fill a need for a professional recruitment company serving this industry. As founder and President of Meetingjobs, LLC, she has aided thousands of candidates and hiring officials connect successfully, economically and efficiently to place either full time or temporary positions.
Dawn has served as President and executive board member of the Greater New York Chapter of Meeting Professionals International, She is a past Board Member for the New York Chapter of Professional Convention Management Association. She has published articles on the meetings industry for “Meeting News”, “Meetings and Conventions Magazine”, “Successful Meetings” and “Meetings Manager” offering sound and brutally honest advice in career management and job opportunities in the meetings industry.
She has been recognized in the past by Meeting News as one of the 20 most influential people in the Meetings Industry and by M&C as one of the top keynoters of 2010. Dawn holds a Masters Degree in Tourism and Travel Administration from the New School for Social Research.