Nathalie Atkins has
years of experience in the hospitality, meeting planning industry.
As an Assistant Director of Events for the Washington Hilton, Nathalie managed all logistical details for prestigious events such as the National Prayer Breakfast, working closely with a team of 800 to ensure flawless execution of multi-day conferences.
After leaving the hotel industry, Nathalie joined the Investment Company Institute, the national association for investment companies in Washington, DC, where she managed over 20 events per year including two of the Institute annual flagship conferences for up to 2000 attendees. In addition to large annual conferences, Nathalie also was responsible for premier events such as the Institute Annual Leadership Dinner, the Board of Governors retreat, as well as international events in London and Geneva. Nathalie responsibilities encompassed contract negotiations, outside vendor coordination and management, budgeting, site selection, catering, transportation management, AV production.
Nathalie's experience on both sides of the industry have provided her with very strong contract negotiator skills. In addition, Nathalie is fluent in French and Italian, allowing her to breach the language gap when negotiation contracts oversees. Nathalie also has extensive experience in food and beverage and meeting logistics and a great ability to anticipate and solve potential challenges to achieve a flawless participant experience.
Nathalie is a strong team player with an innate sense of professionalism and leadership. She takes great pride in teaming up with clients to understands their needs and become an extension of their organization to provide them with the best possible results.