Expert planning for conferences, meetings, events, and golf programs

On-Site Productions History

Seeing a need in the industry for a meeting and event management company, Judi Havill formed On-Site Productions in 1986 focusing on associations and corporate groups. Over the last 31 years, On-Site Productions has been involved extensively with meeting and event planning programs through-out the United States and UK.

On-Site Productions offers clients a team of career professionals from the meeting and event management arena. The senior staff has a combined experience of over 60 years in all aspects of program management.

Partial Client List

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • America Online
  • AT&T Corporation
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • CNA Insurance
  • Democratic National Committee
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • General Electric
  • Glaxo Wellcome
  • Hyatt Corporation
  • Investment Company Institute
  • Labatt Food Services
  • Mercedes Corporation
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Morgan Stanley
  • National Rifle Association
  • Pepsi-Cola
  • Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company
  • Prudential
  • Republican National Committee
  • ServiceMaster
  • Sysco Food Services
  • Toyota Corporation

OSP Team Bios

Judi Havill
President

Judi Havill has thirty years of experience in the hospitality, meeting planning and destination management industry. In the course of her international career, she served as a conference manager for The Industrial Society in London, responsible for over 45 multi-day meetings annually.

Upon arriving in the United States, Judi was an integral member of the events and travel logistics team of Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, Red & Blue units.

Havill joined the Sheraton Washington Hotel (now Marriott Wardman Park), as an Assistant Hotel Manager and was responsible for many aspects of hotel operations of the 1505 room hotel.

Judi joined one of the largest theme decorating and trade show companies, as Event Sales Manager where she created and implemented theme and trade show décor for some of the largest trade shows and corporate themed events in the country. Upon leaving, Judi worked with many of the top incentive companies in the United States as a Senior Trip Director.

Judi Havill formed On-Site Productions over 31 years ago and has enjoyed ongoing working relationships with numerous prestigious companies. Judi is an active member of MPI (AzMPI), ASAE (AzASAE), PCMA, HSMAI, NGLCC. More »


Jane A. Davis
Certified Meeting Planner

Ms. Jane Davis has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality and travel industry. For 23 years Jane held various sales positions at the Willard InterContinental and most recently was Director of Sales and Marketing. In this leadership role she led a team of seventeen sales and catering professionals with a combined annual revenue goal of over $32 Million in sales. Throughout her tenure she managed daily sales operations, business development and meeting contract negotiations. Sales missions took her to destinations throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.

On leaving the Willard Hotel, Jane joined the Salamander Resort & Spa sales team, as National Account Director. Jane offers a full range of services to include site inspections, rate and contract negotiations, meeting management, hotel sales & marketing consulting, and on-property task force assistance. She secures luxurious properties, offering unsurpassed service and unique culinary offerings. Jane offers prompt, detailed and attentive service in a professional manner.

Jane graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in Secondary Education. Jane lives in Leesburg Virginia, along with her husband Al and her yellow Labrador, Bella. She volunteers at the Northern Virginia Training Center participating in pet therapy for mentally and physically challenged adults. She enjoys gardening, and golf. Jane is an active member of, ASAE, AMPS and PMPI. Jane Davis has now become part of the On-Site Productions, Inc., team.

Elizabeth Carter
Meeting Planner

Elizabeth Carter has a 15-year career in the meetings and events industry.

As Senior Meeting Planner at Investment Company Institute, the national association for investment companies in Washington, DC, Elizabeth managed over 20 events per year corporate conventions receptions/dinners, board meetings and corporate retreats.

Elizabeth managed such programs in the United States and Europe and is skilled in food and beverage management, meeting logistics, audio visual coordination, décor design, trade show implementation, promotion/marketing, budgeting, and post-show reporting.

Elizabeth was responsible for hotel/venue site visits/selection. She has a strong sense of professionalism understands the needs of the client and a great team player. 

Elizabeth graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a degree in Journalism

Deb Bruin
Meeting Planner

Deb Bruin had an extensive 15 year career with the Marriott Organization, a leading manager in Food and Beverage, Sales, Convention Services and Operations.

With her hotel knowledge and her 15 years' experience in meetings, conventions and events she provides the client with a broad spectrum of services and solutions. She produces successful meetings, conventions and events for both Pharmaceutical and Non-Pharmaceutical companies located in the US, Canada and Europe. Her expertise is logistics, contract negotiations, budgets, detailing and execution.

Skilled in budget management, vendor relations, hotel, convention and venue contracting, website registrations, room block management, site inspections, meeting designs and trade show floor setups, sponsorship opportunities, on-site activities including staff management, show manager and post-show reporting.

Deb is able to understand client needs, identifying and implementing strategies to reduce costs, increasing revenues, strengthening customer relationships and driving profitable growth.

Deb is a member of PCMA and Pharmaceutical Meeting Planners.

Kathy Artley
Special Event Production Manager

Kathy Artley is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and is also certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE). Based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Kathy travels extensively doing events around the United States and internationally. She has coordinated numerous conferences and meetings, but her emphasis is technical production and entertainment.

Kathy has 28 years of experience providing event services, technical production and entertainment management to corporations, trade associations, and other types of organizations. Featured events have included five Presidential Inaugurals, serving as entertainment coordinator for the 2008 Papal Visit, numerous Fourth of July events at The White House, and most rewarding - two years serving as Executive Producer for an on-base concert series hosted by the United States Marine Corps.

In addition, Kathy also has an extensive knowledge of entertainment; finding the right act, negotiating the best performance fee, and most importantly, smoothly integrating that performance into the event’s Run of Show for maximum audience impact.

Kevin Olivera
Producer

Kevin Olivera has been working in the special events industry for 29 years as an event producer, entertainment manager, and musician.

Mr. Olivera's extensive knowledge of the entertainment industry and resources is an invaluable asset to assembling the best possible team for each event. He handles all production logistics including sound, lighting, staging, stage management and more to create a seamless marquis event.

Mr. Olivera produced DC based talent for the 2001 and 2005 Inaugurations of George W. Bush, and the 2010 Virginia Governor's Ball, and has most recently been associated with producing many events for President Barack Obama.

Mr. Olivera has produced many award-winning events and earned the International Special Events Society 'Best Entertainment Production' Capital Award three times, in 2006, 2009, and 2010, as well as an ISES Team Building Capital Award in 2013.

Chris Steinberg
Promotion/Marketing-Tradeshow Exhibits

Chris began her career as a sales rep, working with major furniture stores and design companies in merchandising their products, updating catalogs/swatches and training their sales staff on the latest trends in the industry. She acquired her CCIDC certification which earned her numerous high profile clients designing homes, corporate offices, public lounge areas, and kitchen and bath showrooms.

It was in the early 90’s that Chris began her career in the Tradeshow Industry as a sales representative for PRODisplays. She realized that each company had their own unique requirements and she was able to provide them with fresh solutions tailored to meet their exhibit requirements.

Chris opened her own business and has for 26 years provided Tradeshow exhibit modules, as well as, walking the client through the entire marketing process of pre/post show mailers, promotional items and giveaways, corporate apparel and booth staffing practices. Chris will manage the entire project working with vendors to ensure that the desired products are produced and that budgets are met and products delivered on time. Chris is committed to providing you with exceptional service.

International Strategic Associates

Wendy Ashton-Evans
Venue/Hotels Negotiator (UK)

Wendy Ashton-Evans has 43 years in the hospitality and event-planning sector and has worked on both sides of the Atlantic. During her time in the USA Wendy spent 3 years in Washington DC working in Sales & Marketing for a group of European hotels – Crest Hotels and was a Founding Committee Member of The British American Business Association (BABA) She also worked for Radisson Edwardian Hotels of London, based in Westport, CT, USA.

Wendy returned to the UK to continue her career in Sales for Hilton International, where she became the London Regional Director of Sales. Two sons arrived and endless travel wasn’t an option so she and an associate created Pineapple Events Ltd, offering Venue Search & Negotiation and for the past 18 years has assisted clients in the UK, Europe and the USA in such sectors as Government Services; National Health Service; Sport Organizations; Healthcare, and IT, find that perfect venue to meet the clients’ budget. Pineapple Events currently place 500 events a year.

Wendy prides herself on her relaxed & personal service, with attention to detail, her great industry relationships and her excellent knowledge of UK, European and USA Cities and venues

Georgina Goodman
Meeting Planner (UK)

Georgina Goodman is an experienced Event Manager with over 15 years of meeting/management experience having had opportunities for working at and managing events both in the USA, the UK, Europe, and China.

In August 2005 Georgina joined On-Site Productions, Inc., where she was program manager for many of the company’s programs, which included corporate incentives and meetings.

In 2007 Georgina returned to the UK where she joined a PR & Marketing agency where she was responsible for managing conferences, corporate team building programs and venue sourcing.

In 2010 Georgina became involved with, and then responsible for, managing The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair; the UK's largest celebration of science and engineering for young people; a complex large scale educational exhibition involving multi-layer and cross-community stakeholder engagement. Part of this role was to coordinate a 4 day program of more than 180 interactive exhibitor stands,

Since 2014, Georgina has been freelancing and has most recently assisted with the management of the Global Mobile Awards at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. She is currently coordinating YoMo: The Youth Mobile Festival, part of Mobile World Congress Shanghai.

Doreen Boulding
Consultant (UK)

Doreen Boulding is founder of DMB Associates for the Hotel and Leisure Industry, providing consultancy to privately-owned hotels, Serviced Apartments and golf clubs, UK representation and Interim General Management. Doreen has been involved with adhoc and long term assignments in the UK, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Switzerland, France, Czech Republic, Korea and USA.

Doreen’s very successful 30-year career began with the Sheraton Group in the USA followed by Director of Sales and Marketing at the Sheraton Park Tower Hotel, she then became the first female General Manager for Sheraton Hotels outside the USA when she managed the Sheraton Belgravia in London.

Other managerial positions held include:

  • Managing Director Halcyon Hotel, London
  • General Manager Conrad International, London
  • General Manager The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate

She provides the following consultancy services:

  • Hotel doctoring, reviewing the complete operation, P & L, contracts, analyzing all revenues, expenses, policies, procedures.
  • Due diligence of operational practices, review, creation and implementation of SOP’s in sales/marketing, front office, F & B, Distribution, C & B and contracts, terms and conditions.
  • Sales, marketing and action plans
  • Guest loyalty and guest satisfaction programs
  • Golf and spa market segments
  • Mystery Shopping throughout the hotel, concentrating on cleanliness, standards, procedures, guest satisfaction, attention to detail and anticipating guest needs.

Sarah Veeser
Project Manager (Europe)

Sarah Veeser joined On-Site Productions in 2004 as a project manager, having extensive communication with the client as well as managing vendors and OSP production staff. Since then she has worked on a variety of programs in the Capital Region of the US and Arizona.

Sarah has a very strong tourism background, having worked as a Producer for an online travel deals publisher for the past 5 years. As she managed her own team of product and marketing specialists, Sarah understands the value of combining the right product with the specific target markets.

Having lived and traveled extensively in Asia, Australia, North America and most of Europe, she established a vast network of hotels, tour operators, travel agencies and airlines. Therefore, she is an expert when it comes to organizing programs in the US, Germany, Asia and Australia.

Sarah lives in Munich and is an active marathoner and triathlete.

Now she is once again a strategic associate of On-Site Productions, Inc., in the UK.