Director of Events
Office: 813-907-9922 x 702
Sonya M. Kane, CMP, joined Worldwide Meeting Partners in 2015 with more than 20 years of progressively responsible experience managing events for up to 2,500 attendees with $ 5MM+ budgets. Her event management experience includes planning and executing events in North, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region. She has worked on a variety of events and meetings, from the Olympics to regional, national and global conference (F2F & web-based), corporate sponsorships, sales incentives, product launches and road shows, corporate and client VIP meetings, trade shows and partner symposiums.
Sonya spent 7 years as the Senior Event Manager at Catalina, a personalized digital media company based in St. Petersburg, Florida, managing 30+ events a year. Prior to Catalina, Sonya worked for internationally-renowned, sports and entertainment marketing agency, Octagon Marketing. While at Octagon, she worked on Sprint-Nextel’s sponsorship for NASCAR and also, Siemens’ sponsorship with the Walt Disney World Corporation. In addition to her passion for events and marketing, she possess an in-depth knowledge of managing and growing teams, communications and building strong stakeholder, client and partner relationships worldwide.
Sonya holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communication from Rollins College and received her CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) certification from the Convention Industry Council in 2009. She is currently based in Stuttgart, Germany, with her husband and two children and enjoys traveling in her spare time.
WORLDWIDE MEETING PARTNERS, INC.
2335 Valley Ridge Lane | Brooksville, FL 34602
P: 813-907-9922 | F: 813-322-0333