Senior Vice President, Association Events, Strategic Events, Meetings & Incentives

Elisa Perodin joined MCI USA in 2007. As Senior Vice President, Perodin spearheads the Association Events business unit which specializes in event management services for all MCI USA’s association clients.  With over 20 years in the events industry and a diverse portfolio of clients and events, Elisa serves as the strategic leader for division, providing clients with thought leadership and industry insights for long-term planning & strategic growth.  Elisa oversees a growing team of event professionals that are responsible for the coordination of logistics for conferences, trade shows, workshops, award ceremonies and other education programs.

Before joining MCI USA, Perodin served as Director of Convention Operations for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), where among other responsibilities she managed and implemented pre-show, onsite and post-show operational and logistical activities for the annual NAB Show, which draws more than 100,000 attendees and 1,200 exhibitors. She also served VNU Expositions and the Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development.

Perodin is a member of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and International Association for Exhibitions and Events (IAEE). She graduated summa cum laude with a degree in communications from Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia.