About Us


Founded in 2015, the Baton Rouge Events Association is a group for professional event planners and suppliers to network and gain additional training in their field.

 

Mission Statement

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