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Shannon J. Renner

Event Planner

Expert with six years of event management expertise. A significant accomplishment was preparing a wedding reception for 500 guests in a month using my long-standing business contacts and vendor relationships. My past record of functioning optimally under extreme stress earned me optimistic word-of-mouth promotion and five-star client feedback.


Event Planner
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Established associations with event clientele by providing outstanding customer service and executing flawless events.
  • Promoted to direct wedding planner depending on $400,000 in sales and demonstrated ability and excitement in the specific events ground.
  • Planned and organized wedding information ranging from wedding invites to a getaway car with funding levels starting at $25,000.
  • Timeframes, designs, and production planning were created to optimize events and boost productivity.
  • Answered inquiries, synchronized tours, and enabled bookings of two private locations for groups ranging from 35 to 1000 people.
  • Developed a promotion strategy that received a high response rate.
  • Negotiated valuable supplier relationships and alliances.
  • Manage contracts and arrangements for events and facilities.
  • Through an SEO initiative, accomplished the top search engine output in our field.
Event Planner
THE HENRY Hotel, Dearborn, MI
  • Accelerated social media connections across different platforms over an eight-month period by 5500 unique individuals.  
  • Handling finances for six multiple events totaling $100k in an efficient manner.
  • Bargained with outside service agreements for transport systems, entertainment, and promoters.
  • Created collaboration and advertising strategies for fresh and current events.
  • Supervision and team management for trainee event planners and volunteers.
  • Live broadcasting events were proposed as a means of increasing registration sales.
  • Coordination and management of large promotional events with A-list performers.
  • Comprehensive post-event assessments were carried out, which included indicators, lessons learned, and potential suggestions for advancement.
  • Planned an overseas corporate event that drew over 4,000 delegates and resulted in business agreements valued roughly at $500 million.


MSc in Event Management
New York University, NY
Event Management Minor
Western Michigan University, MI


Certified Master Wedding Planner
Certified Wedding and Event Planner (CWP)
Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP)
Certification in Meetings Management (CMM)

4451 Wetzel Lane

Traverse City, MI 49684                     

Communication skills
Tech Savvy
Organizational Skills