Ken comes to Experient from Cygnus Expositions, where he was vice president of operations since 2002. Prior to that, he held a number of progressively demanding roles involving hotel, vendor and facility relationships, registration, housing, exhibitor and attendee services for major industry organizations.
“Ken’s broad industry experience, operations background, impressive track record and enthusiasm for team-based success will serve us well,” said Price. “Ken is an example of our ongoing commitment of hiring the most talented professionals for our executive team in order to grow the company and achieve our strategic operational goals.”
Experient’s Vernon Hills service center, where Ken will be stationed, has 80 employees and hosts Experient’s largest customer service call center. Ken replaces Katie Dearborn, who resigned last month for an opportunity outside the industry. He will be relocating from Burnsville, MN, to work out of Vernon Hills, IL, which is northwest of metropolitan Chicago.
Experient leads the industry as one of the best-known and most respected brands in the event management world. Its core services include providing registration, housing, event planning and management, site sourcing/contract negotiation, and lead retrieval services to progressive association, corporate and government clients with the support of an extensive supplier network. Experient employs professionals dedicated to fulfilling its vision of perfecting the event experience to deliver leading-edge thinking, experience and technology solutions for meetings, conventions and tradeshows around the world. Visit http://www.experient-
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