Chris Adamec, CMP
Senior Event Manager
Industry Member: International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)
Chris graduated from Northeastern University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Music Business Management. Pre- and post-graduation he worked as an Event Creator for Ticketmaster of New England in Boston before moving to Denver. He joined the Event Management Team in 1999 and is a Senior Event Manager for the Colorado Convention Center. Over the course of his tenure, Chris has managed and co-managed hundreds of international, national, regional and citywide conventions, trade and consumer shows, corporate meetings and concerts.
Lindsey Richeaux, CMP
Senior Event Manager
Industry Member: Meeting Professionals International (MPI)
Lindsey first began her career in the hospitality industry in 2001 with an internship at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida. Since then, she has had opportunities to work in Guest Relations at Magic Kingdom, Convention Services at the Yacht and Beach Club, Recruiting and Park Operations with Disney. These varied experiences helped Lindsey transition into event management when she joined the Colorado Convention Center team in 2006. Lindsey has handled events of all shapes and sizes here at the Colorado Convention Center and has worked with diverse teams to create successful events. Lindsey received her designation as a Certified Meeting Professional in 2009, and formerly sat on the MPIRMC Board as the Director of Marketing and remains an active and supportive member.
Tyler Hunt, CMP
Senior Event Manager
Industry Member: Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA)
Tyler, a Colorado native, moved from the western slope to the Denver/Metro area to pursue his passion for sports and study event management. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University – Denver, where he received his bachelor’s in Sports/Events/Entertainment Management. He began his career in the Events Industry with the Colorado Convention Center as an intern and officially joined the Event Management Team in 2011. Tyler has managed numerous events, in his time with the CCC, among them: The International Sportsmen’s Expo, Denver Comic Con, and Colorado Garden & Home Show.
Morgan Benjamin, CMP
Industry Member: Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)
Morgan graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Sports/Events and Entertainment management. She began her event career working in the concert industry at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver Colorado. In 2008 Morgan joined the Colorado Convention Center team as an intern and continued on full time in the event management department after graduation. Morgan now has over 10 years’ experience with the Colorado Convention Center and has managed a variety of events including conferences, concerts, and festivals.
Bellco Theatre Manager
Jamie graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Tourism, Leisure, and Event Planning. She began her career in guest relations working at The Denver Hilton Garden Inn and Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. She managed numerous events including fundraising events, concerts, and corporate events while working with The Make-A-Wish Foundation and The United States Olympic Committee. In March of 2014, Jamie joined the Colorado Convention Center Event Management team as an Event Manager and in 2015 was promoted to Bellco Theatre Manager.
In 2010, Tricia kick-started her career as an intern in the Sales and Marketing Department at the Colorado Convention Center. She played Women’s Basketball at Cornell College and in 2011, she received her Bachelor of Science in Sports/Entertainment and Event Management from Johnson & Wales University here in Colorado. Shortly after graduating, Tricia joined the Event Management Team and now has over seven years of experience in working with all types of events. Her favorite events to work with include large Citywide corporate shows.
Claire started her career with the Colorado Convention Center as an intern in 2013 and returned in 2017 to join the Event Management Team. Prior to returning, she worked in Taipei City with an international PR and Marketing company on various event projects in consumer, medical, tech and corporate sectors. She graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports, Entertainment and Event Management.
Melanie, originally from Colorado, spent time in California earning her degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management with an Emphasis in Meetings and Events. Through her time in college, she was exposed to many different sides of the events industry. She has experience with onsite management, event consulting, registration management, as well as event app creation. After graduating, she went on to hold multiple positions at the Disneyland Resort, spending time with Disney Performing Arts and the Cast Activities, Recognition & Experiences team. She returned to Colorado in 2018 and became a part of the Colorado Convention Center Event Management team.
Miranda graduated from Johnson & Wales University Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Sports/Entertainment/Event Management in May of 2018. Throughout her studies, she kindled a passion for the hospitality industry with notable experiences working in the field, namely with ESPN at the 2017 Winter X-Games in Aspen and the Denver Nuggets sales team at Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. These experiences, among others, have helped guide Miranda to her current position as an Event Manager at the Colorado Convention Center, where she continues to grow her successful career.
A graduate of the University of Northern Colorado, Kyley began her career in the Event Industry in 2006 with an internship at the Winter Park Resort Events Department. She has had extensive experience with Hyatt Hotels spanning from Denver, Florida and New Orleans, working for a vast array of different groups and different settings. Returning to Denver, Kyley took a position with Penton Media, now Informa, as an Operations Trade Show & Conference Coordinator, planning events for a variety of markets. Making her home with the Colorado Convention Center in 2018, she looks forward to creating memorable events for meeting planners and attendees alike.
Jacqueline began her career in hospitality at Mohegan Sun, a renowned Casino and Resort in Connecticut. Initially, she worked in the Convention Center assisting with meetings and handling all Destination Services. She then continued her career with the organization becoming the Public Event Planner. Over the years she has managed numerous events including fundraising events, festivals, and corporate events while working with EY, Dunkin Brands and The Make-A-Wish Foundation. She continues to work with a variety of events at the Colorado Convention Center including conventions, public shows, sports events, and more.
Event Management Coordinator
Mona’s career as an event coordinator started with the 2006 North American Indigenous Games and continued coordinating events with in the American Indian community locally and nationally such as The National Congress of American Indians from Washington D.C. and locally with the Native Element here in Denver. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado –Denver in Political Science emphasis in Indigenous Politics-International Relations and has obtained a Masters Degree in Non-Profit Management-Global Leadership from Regis University-Denver, CO. Mona joined the Event Management Team in October 2011.
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