Jessica Levin, MBA, CMP, CAE
With a background in marketing and event planning, Jessica has a passion for connecting people and creating experiences based on strategic goals. She has a reputation as the “Go To” person regarding marketing, event design and anything involving trends in technology. Jessica uses social networking tools to build and strengthen both personal and business relationships and teaches others how to embrace social media as a way to create both corporate and personal brands.
Jessica’s professional background includes experience in the professional services, association management and B2B marketing. Her strategic approach to marketing includes a mix of both traditional marketing channels and web 3.0 tactics. She focuses on creating, strengthening and maintaining relationships for business and for the people that drive them.
Jessica is the President of the New Jersey Professional Marketers Association (NJPSMG). She is the Director of the Network for the Needy for PCMA Greater New York Chapter. She was named Planner of the Year by the New Jersey chapter of MPI and is a JASPER Award winner in the special event planning category. Jessica holds the designation Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Certified Association Executive (CAE). She was named New Jersey’s 2009 Top Forty Under 40, a Planner to Watch by Convention South magazine in both 2010 and 2012 and was inducted into the New Jersey Social Media Hall of Fame in 2010. In 2011 Connect Meetings and Rejuvenate Magazines named her to their Forty Under 40 list. In 2013 she was named a Finalist for Woman of the Year from the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship. In 2014 she made MeetingsNet’s Top 10 Social Media Influencers List.
Jessica is a frequent presenter on the topic of strategic social media, marketing, networking & connecting people, event engagement and technology. She has authored numerous articles and blog posts on these topics and is a contributor to the book The Tweeting Meeting and wrote the chapter on social media for Kelly McDonald’s book, Crafting Customer Experiences for People Not Like You. Her book, Perfect Pairings: The Art of Connecting People is being published on February 14, 2015.
Jessica earned a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Jersey and a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida with majors in Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship.
Jessica is not all about business. For fun she enjoys baking, cardio-boxing, travel and spending time with close friends.