Founded in 2015, the Baton Rouge Events Association (BREA) is a group for professional event planners and suppliers to network and gain additional training in their field.
Our mission is to provide a unique support system for the Greater Baton Rouge special events industry through professional development, unique networking opportunities, and business exchange while maintaining and facilitating the highest standards of excellence and professionalism.
Board of Directors Jennifer Gomez PRESIDENT Convention Services Manager, Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center Ellie Jones IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT Catering Sales Manager, Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel Priscilla Simpson PRESIDENT ELECT & A FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER Events & Marketing Coordinator, Shaw Center for the Arts
Kellie Tate VICE-PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMS Corporate Group Sales Manager, Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center Robert Blanchard CO-VICE-PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP Owner, Premier Sound Services and American Audio Visual Jeffrey Boykin CO-VICE-PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP Publisher and Owner, Event Magazine
Katherine Burns VICE-PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT Operations Associate, Shaw Center for the Arts Natalie Paul VICE-PRESIDENT OF MARKETING Events & Design Specialist, Visit Baton Rouge Stacy Simon FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER Director of Projects, Visit Baton Rouge Renee L. Bourgeois FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER Event & Marketing Facility Rentals Coordinator, LSU Museum of Art Nancy Carter DIRECTOR Owner, Carter Companies