Amy Fitzgerald

''In my work, my primary goal is the development and maintenance of solid working relationships. I believe it is the foundation required to foster trust, creativity, and success in understanding and more importantly meeting clients' goals, and delivering successful projects and events.''

Amy is passionate about people and planning. With over ten years work experience in New Zealand she has gained a reputation for her friendly and professional manner. She has a broad range of experience in business, stakeholder engagement, projects and the events industry in New Zealand. Amy has been responsible for the client/stakeholder/agency liaison between cross-sector groups on different projects within the education sector. She has managed multiple projects and large conferences, researched venues in each of the main cities and many of the smaller cities within New Zealand, planned environmentally sustainable events from the early stages of ideas generation right through to on-site coordination, developed marketing and communications strategies for events and conferences, managed comprehensive budgets and much more. Amy has a strong entrepreneurial flair and is by nature articulate and communicative. Her strengths lie in creative problem solutions, discovering new ways and opportunities, and sensing new trends and developments. For Amy, growth and evolution, personal as well as professional, are at the center of what she does. 

Key areas of expertise and experience:

  • Event strategy and planning
  • Project management
  • Environmentally sustainable conferences and events
  • Event theming & design
  • Committee management
  • Web-based registration
  • Financial management
  • Logistical management (catering, audio visual, entertainment, stationary, documentation)
  • Speaker & sponsor liaison
  • Sponsorship and exhibition sales
  • Onsite coordination
  • Staff management
  • Business financing and forecasting

 

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