Lori Pugh Marcum has 13 years of experience in the meetings and events industry on both the planner and supplier side of the business. As Lead Manager, Event Programs and Productions with Meeting Professionals International she is responsible for managing meeting and event production along with speaker and session management, as a part of MPI’s global events live event portfolio. Lori and her team are responsible for education at conferences such as MPI Smart Monday at IMEX America, MPI World Education Congress, MPI Sunshine Education Summit, and MPI European Meetings and Event Conference.
She spent 6 years at Jacksonville’s PRI Productions as both an Event Producer and manager of the Event Producer Department. Prior to her role at PRI Productions, she was also Special Events Manager for the AAA Five-Diamond resort, Ponte Vedra Inn and Club as well as Events Manager for the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce. She holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) focused in Communications and Advertising from University of North Florida. Lori was honored as Meetings and Conventions Magazine’s 22 Millennials to Watch in 2016.