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Michelle Mobley

Director of Marketing & Events

Michelle began her career in hospitality industry with The TCI Companies a national meeting and event management firm in 1999.  Her responsibilities included working collaboratively with clients and the staff to deliver well executed and highly creative meetings and events throughout the US, Canada and Central America. Select client list of TCI includes:  Washington Redskins, Washington Nationals, National Quarterback Club Awards Dinner, Opening of the Washington Convention Center, The office of Mayor Anthony A. Williams, Greater Washington Sports Alliance, DC Sports & Entertainment Commission, and the 43rd Presidential Inauguration.

Michelle served as the Director of Special Projects for The Heart of America Foundation for three years guiding the growth and development of their annual gala.  The gala called Sweet Charity has tripled in attendance and revenue under her leadership. 

Michelle also served in the capacity as a project manager in the development of HOA’s library makeover project called READesign.  READesign engages volunteers in service and literacy through library beautification and improvement activities, book distributions and one-on-one reading activities with children.  Michelle traveled around the country as the lead project manager for Target Corporation, NFL Players Association, Capital One and the Washington Nationals sponsored Library makeover projects. 

Michelle currently works for VRS Meetings and Events as an Account Director for Marketing and Events.  In November 2012, she was the team lead responsible for the event design, and logistics for the launch for the LivingSocial 5K Dance Party which included a 5K glow in the dark fun run and dance event in Washington DC.  Over 3,000 runners participated in the event.  She received the top honor from the International Special Event Society locally with an ISES Capital Award for Best Public Event and internationally recognized as a finalist in the ISES Espirit Award for Best Public Event for her work on this endeavor.

Michelle has been invited to speak at industry events as well as educational institutions including The George Washington University, University of Maryland, University of Miami of Ohio, ASAE - National Marketing & Membership Conference, ASAE - Idea Swap Moderator, PCMA- National Capital Chapter, Washington Women in PR, The Sports Marketing & Events Conference.  She has continued to grow professionally by participating in more than 150 hours of education post-college in the fields of marketing, public relations and event management including intensives offered by Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Business. 

Michelle is active in her community and currently serves on the board of directors for DC Children’s Trust Fund and Party 4 a Purpose DC.  

Special Event Management

Our special event management experience includes large scale events including non-profit fundraising galas, formal corporate parties, concerts, festivals, 5K runs, and unique out of the box requests.

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Conference Management

Our experience in conference management ranges from planning for 18,000 over several days to 300 for a one-day symposium.

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Event Marketing

VRS is experienced in marketing consultation through new digital platforms as well as traditional collateral production.

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Public Event Management

VRS understands the uniqueness of organizing a public event and the additional logistics required to create the experience.

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