Renee Jacobs has been actively involved in the meeting and event industry for 20+ years. Previously COO & Partner of WorldTEK Events she managed the International Air Transportation Association account which includes the annual World Cargo Symposium, Slots Conference and the World Financial Symposium. She has produced events all over the globe including Singapore, Doha, Shanghai, Dubai & Cape Town.
Prior to WorldTEK, Renée was Conference Director for The Journal of Commerce for nine years. As Conference Director of the JoC, Renée was responsible for producing a number of maritime conferences and exhibitions. She assisted greatly in the expansion of the division into the European and Asian conference market. In 2008, the Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference won Bronze Medal from Folio Magazine for Best Conference. Renée was nominated as a 2008 finalist in the 5th Annual Stevie Awards for Best Executive Women in Business Category: Service Businesses up to 2,500 Employees.
Prior to 2000, Renée was a meeting planner at The Compass Group, a meeting planning company specializing in the pharmaceutical industry.
Currently as Executive Vice President for McVeigh, she oversees and manages the Conferences & Exhibitions department.
Renee received a BS in Commercial Recreation and Tourism at Montclair State University.