About Irene​

Experience

Irene + Co Events - Event Planner and Owner

July  2016 - Present

  • Construct Contracts for Clients and review Vendor contracts.

  • Execute Day of Coordination

  • Planning and execution of all event logistics.

  • 2019 WeddingWire  Couples Choice Award for the State of  Connecticut.

Evergreen Woods  - Social Events Director

February 2019 - Present

  • Creates, markets, and leads a broad range of spiritual, physical, intellectual, cultural, and emotional events, outings and programs to foster a Weller Life® tailored to the needs and interests of a diverse resident population.

Downtown Milford Business Association  - Events Director

July 2019 - Present

  • Organize iconic community events such as the Hallo-Weekend and the Lamplight Stroll.

  • Soliciting sponsorship and vendor participation in events. 

AIA Connecticut - Event and Sponsorship Manager

February 2018 - February 2019

  • Organize and execute all logistics for 15+ events including Golf Outings, Galas, and Annual Conference at Mohegan Sun.  

  • Event attendance ranges from 50 - 500.

  • Responsible for all sponsorship sales and budgeting of event

VidCon, Anaheim, CA  - Expo Hall Manager

May 2017 - June 2017 & May 2018 - June 2018

  • Supervise Exhibit Hall load in activities.

  • Manage talent presence.

  • Interact with Exhibitors and Booth Sponsors.

Monarch Entertainment,  New York City  - Wedding Planner and Designer

October 2016 - December 2017

  • Coordinate Vendors.

  • Manage logistics and scheduling of the event.

  • Attend to client request.

  • Budget event for client.

DavidsTea,  New York City  - Events Coordinator & Key Holder

August 2014 - May 2015

  • Plan and organize events with local vendors, businesses, and clients.

  • Day of coordinator for events.

Awards 

Best Signature Experience 2019

Best New Innovative Programming 2019

Best J.O.Y. Programming 2019

2019 Couples Choice Award by WeddingWire - 1 of 6 Wedding Planners in the State of Connecticut.

Best Community Program of the Year Award for 2 consecutive years in  2015 and 2016 - Marymount Manhattan College.

Community 

Event Director for the Downtown Milford Business Association. 
The Board of Directors Events Chair for The Milford Arts Council 
Vertical Church Volunteer Event Coordinator ​
Alternative Spring Break Leader
Youth Service Opportunity Project
Break a Difference
Humane Society of New York
New Hope for Kids

Skills

Apple Certified Technician
Public Speaker
Microsoft Word and Excel 
Social Media
Safe Zone and Diversity training facilitator 

Education

Marymount Manhattan College 
Cum Laude
Major Theater Directing 
Minor Journalism
 
Columbia University Constitutional Law Summer High School Program

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