Sara La Bounty, CMP - Director, Global Accounts
With over a decade of experience as an Events Manager in both the corporate and non-profit arenas, Sara La Bounty, CTSM, CMP, has experienced first-hand what a valuable asset it is to have HelmsBriscoe as part of your event planning team. After years of being a client of HelmsBriscoe, Sara joined the company in March 2010 as an associate so she could further use her in-depth planning skills to help companies and organizations across the country host successful events and meetings. As Sara firmly believes, knowledge is power and by choosing to work with her, you will leverage HelmsBriscoe's latest technology and collective knowledge to ensure you're getting the best the industry has to offer. With Sara's industry-leading knowledge and skills, her goal is to negotiate the most favorable contracts on your behalf to save you both time and money, thereby establishing a rewarding partnership for years to come.
Prior to joining HelmsBriscoe, Sara was a corporate meeting and trade show expert for a mid-sized publicly traded company. Her specialties were in planning User Group Conferences, Customer Meetings, Sales Meetings, Presidents' Club incentive trips, Trade Shows and VIP events. During this time and with the support of her Executive Management Team, Sara pursued advanced career development opportunities by earning her Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) designation in 2004 and Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in 2007. As a veteran Events Manager, Sara has handled all aspects of trade show and meeting/conference planning, including contract negotiations, on-site meeting logistics, food and beverage management, transportation, hospitality and off-site events. As a long-time member of the Meeting Professionals International (MPI's) Rocky Mountain Chapter, she also has participated on various award-winning committees and was nominated as a Rising Star.