Carrie Elder, CMP

“I am beyond excited about my new adventure with The Event Lounge! To work with so many wildly creative people is going to be exhilarating. I look forward to overseeing the essential details to the meetings and conferences we produce that ensure their creative ideas are flawlessly executed each and every time!”

Carrie has over 15 years of association and corporate meetings industry experience.  She is a detail oriented individual who is passionate about the hospitality industry.  Prior to joining The Event Lounge Carrie worked in the meetings area for a 28,000+ member association.

Carrie received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Eastern New Mexico University.  She is a member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).  Carrie served two terms as Vice President of Membership and one term as Director of Membership for the MPI D/FW Chapter.  In 2006 Carrie obtained the prestigious Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation from the Events Industry Council.

In her spare time Carrie is an avid traveler who enjoys seeing the world, meeting new people and experiencing different cultures.  She’s also enjoys 80’s music and has never met a dog or cat that she didn’t like.


Specialties: Logistics management, Registration, ESG creation

Passions: Travel, Seeking out the Best Margaritas, Spending Time with My Dad

Most Memorable Event Moment: Creating memorable incentive trip experiences to reward employees for their hard work, dedication and high level of productivity.