Director of Events and Membership, National Confectioners Association
Courtnay has more than seven years' experience as a meeting and event
planner and is currently director of events and membership for the
National Confectioners Association (NCA), a nonprofit organization in
Washington, DC. Courtnay has managed numerous major events, developed
organizational event strategies, and planned dozens of meetings,
conferences and trade shows. She has managed conferences, educational
workshops, networking receptions, and planning a trade show that
attracts over 15,000 attendees annually.
Prior to joining NCA in 2009, Courtnay started her event career at
Pepper's Collection in Atlanta, GA. A high end fashion agency to the
trade, Courtnay managed their trade shows and special events. Courtnay
is a Certified Meetings Professional (CMP) and is a member of the
International Association of Exhibitions and Events.
Outside of her full time job Courtnay is on the leadership team with
the Junior League of Washington and is currently one of the leaders
for Local Levo League. Courtnay graduated from Auburn University with
a B.A. in Communications and a minor in French.
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