Cookie Walner, CMP, CMM, CAE, CEM, HMCC
Global Project Manager, ConferenceDirect
Cookie Walner, CMP, CMM, CAE, CEM, HMCC is the Global Project Manager at ConferenceDirect. Her professional career includes association and corporate experience orchestrating international and domestic meetings and events and international tradeshows of 10-16,000 attendees. Cookie has 20+ years experience in the industry. Thrown into exhibits after a long career in meetings and events, she focused on learning best practices from IAEE. Cookie received her CEM in 2013 and became part of the CEM Faculty in 2014. She also served as the 2018 CEM Commission Chairperson.