Next-Step Career Advice for Meeting Planners

Watch as long-time recruitment and placement pro Dawn Penfold discusses how the employment landscape has changed for meeting planners since COVID.

Find out what she’s seeing in meeting planning job placement, and learn more about the contract and part-time opportunities that exist for planners.

Featured Speaker:

Dawn Penfold

President of Meetingjobs (a Cadre company)


Dawn Penfold, a former meeting professional, started Meetingjobs in 1990 to fill a need for a professional recruitment company serving this industry. She merged with Cadre in 2021, and now provides a full complement of labor resources across the hiring spectrum, from full-time planners to project-based contract planners, to on-site event staff. As President of Meetingjobs under the Cadre banner, she assists thousands of candidates and hiring officials to connect successfully, economically, and efficiently for full-time or temporary positions.


Dawn has served as President and executive board member of the Greater New York Chapter of Meeting Professionals International. She has published numerous articles on the meetings industry throughout the years.


Dawn holds a Masters Degree in Tourism and Travel Administration from the New School for Social Research.


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