Jim Hawarden, CEO and co-founder of Hawarden Group, and has spent a lot of time working for associations. He believes associations change the world, so helping them with that mission is what gets him going every day.
His clients come back to work with him year after year because he knows his stuff and he makes them more successful. But they also keep him around because he has fun and treats his clients like the VIPs they are.
Here’s what he is about: authenticity, humor, achievement. With him, you’ll get a partner that works seamlessly with your team to reach the goal, with a spirit of camaraderie. He does what needs to be done to get you where he promised you’d go.
Jim knows how important it is for your event to achieve its revenue goals while being operationally excellent. He is great at strategizing with you on your program and marketing, so you attract attendees and exhibitors, and he’ll help you create an aggressive but achievable sales goal, and then he’ll exceed it. He is a relationship guy, so he’ll run your event in a way that ensures your exhibitors and attendees leave happy and come back next year.
Jim has handled sales and logistics for exhibitions for 25 years, ranging in size from teeny to the mind-bogglingly huge. He makes friends wherever he goes, with a heart for developing long-term relationships with you, your exhibitors and your members. Once clients hire him, they never want to let him go.
About Hawarden Group: Hawarden Group was co-founded in 2013 by Jim and Vicki Hawarden, to help their clients with all their trade show and event needs. Depending on the client’s needs, they use their extensive network to bring on board the additional staff or consultants to ensure you reach your goals.
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