Senior Meeting/Exhibit Manager
Shannon C. Fagan, CMP, is a Senior Meeting/Exhibit Manager at AH and part of the Front Row Meetings & Events team. Shannon has worked at AH for over 11 years, and has been responsible for the organization of meetings ranging from 20 – 7,500 attendees. She has managed multiple annual and specialty educational conferences taking place in locations such as New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Beijing, Rio de Janiero, Paris, Istanbul, and Milan. Her expertise is in meeting and exhibit management.
Shannon is the Director of Meetings and Exhibits for the American Transplant Congress (ATC), the joint meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST). She most recently managed the World Transplant Congress (WTC), held in July 2014 at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, CA. This was the second joint meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), The Transplantation Society (TTS), and the American Society of Transplantation (AST). The Congress brought in over 7,500 experts in the field from over 45 countries.
Her professional achievements include earning her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in January 2010. She is a member of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of PCMA (GPPCMA), and Chair of the GPPCMA Emerging Professionals Committee. She has presented a talk entitled “Small Budget, Big Impact” at the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Annual Convening Leaders Conference in January 2012 and at the Mid-Atlantic Society for Association Executives (MASAE) in June 2012.
Shannon attained her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2001, and currently lives in New Jersey.