Questex, LLC has an immediate opening for an Event Director to join our dynamic team producing hosted buyer events for the Spa and Wellness industry. The ideal candidate excels at sales and customer service, is dynamic, a team player, self-motivated and creative. Spa and/or Beauty industry experience is necessary.
· Identify, qualify and acquire top buyers from the leading spas in the U.S. and Caribbean.
· Review/qualify all buyer applications
· Screen applicants
· Solicit buyers via phone and email
· Network via social media
· Secure signed contracts
· Work closely with the marketing team to drive market awareness of the event
· Communicate and correspond with the buyers periodically
· Work with the operations team to execute the contracts
· Participate in pre-show planning meetings to share ideas for the event
· Travel to the events to serve as host and assist in the production of the event
· Post event communication and follow up to the buyers
· Travel to competitive industry events as needed
· Identify, qualify and acquire suppliers to participate in the event
· Network with buyers and suppliers to identify new customers
· Mine the existing database and generate new leads via social media
· Screen suppliers and solicit via phone, email and in person meetings
· Report sales pacing
· Work closely with marketing to drive awareness of the event
· Communicate and correspond with suppliers in the lead up to the event
· Review buyer and supplier appointments to ensure that customer’s expectations are met
· Work with the team in the planning of the event
· Resign suppliers for the subsequent year’s show
· Post event follow up to the suppliers
About Questex LLC:
Questex LLC is a leading global business events and information company serving corporate and government clients and industries that are driving economic growth and business innovation around the world.
The company drives business investment, innovation and demand-creation in the markets it serves by bringing together investors, buyers, sellers and professionals through its over 120 trade shows, conferences and other business events and informing them through related business media and information products. Questex’s industry-focused business units include Life Sciences & Healthcare, Hospitality & Travel, Beauty & Wellness, Technology & Telecom groups.
The company employs over 300 professional staff members operating in the United States and the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions. For more information, visit questex.com.